El Gouna

El Gouna Dive Resort has much to offer the diver and non-diver: a wide choice of hotels, a golf course, shops, bars, restaurants and dive sites.

The diving holidays in El Gouna Dive Resort offers a mix of reef and wreck. Most of the Northern Hurghada dive sites like Sha’ab El Erg, Uum Gamar and Careless can be reached as well as great dive destinations such as the four wrecks of Abu Nuhas and on a special trip the famous Thistlegorm wreck and its sister-ship, the Rosalie Moller.

Nicknamed Little Venice due to its elaborate waterways the resort of El Gouna has a marina with many good restaurants and bars.

PADI and SSI Dive courses are available with training directly off the resort’s beach or jetty.

Dive Centre

Orca Dive Club are based at the Turlte’s inn and offers PADI, CMAS & SSI courses, from one-day introductions to technical diving. Orca’s “Turtle” takes divers and snorkelers on daily trips from the Abu Tig Marina to the breathtaking colourful reefs and wrecks of the Red Sea.

One of the main attractions is the different types of diving on offer nearby; from deep walls to shallow reefs and wrecks. Special trips can be booked in resort to the Rosalie Moller and the Dolphin House This is also a great location for both learners and experienced divers with day diving, day trips, learning to dive or taking your diving further with our welcoming and highly knowledgeable team of dive instructors and guides. Nitrox free of charge (EAN 32, 12 ltr. tanks) if Nitrox qualified.

Orca Divers also offer a options for non-divers including sun-bathing on a dive boat when accompanying a diver.

Après Dive

The main marina, Abu Tig in downtown El Gouna has restaurants, bars and shops. Kite surfing lessons, desert safaris and day-trips to the temples and the Valley of the Kings in Luxor are also available.

Flights & Transfers

Hurghada has several weekly UK flights. Flight time from the UK is approximately 5 hours. Transfer time from Hurghada Airport to your hotel is about 30 minutes.

Orca Divers, our chosen dive centre, is located at the The Turtle’s inn at Abu Tig Marina. Should you choose another hotel in El Gouna Orca Divers offers free transfers.

Where to stay in El Gouna

A spacious, elegant hotel set in a prime waterfront location with a private beach. This luxury resort offers excellent quality accommodation with exquisite dining options.

Star Rating: 5*
Number of Rooms: 420
Distance to Dive Centre: 2-3 min drive
Distance – Airport: 25 km

A three-star hotel on the Abu Tig Marina overlooking the Red Sea, in a prime location by El Gouna’s popular dining, entertainment, shopping and leisure venues

Star Rating: 3*
Number of Rooms: 27 
Distance to Dive Centre: On site
Distance – Airport: 25 km

3 Corners Ocean View 

A four-star hotel set in the Abu Tig Marina, in a prime location, this all-inclusive, adults only, resort features 2 outdoor pools overlooking the clear waters of the Red Sea.

Star Rating: 4*
Number of Rooms: 234
Distance to Dive Centre: onsite
Distance – Airport: 25 km

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