Wrecks, reefs & sharks
Umbria wreck, Sudan

Tailor-made holidays to Sudan

Right on the border of Red Sea diving, here you have the chance to dive some of the world’s most famous dive sites. A liveaboard is the only way to experience those dive sites that remain pretty much uncrowded and well preserved. Be prepared for an awesome variety of marine life and dense, soft corals.

The conditions at dive sites can vary a lot with deep and drift dives making this a destination best suited to experienced divers. Divers must be qualified to a minimum of Advanced PADI Open Water, or equivalent, with at least 50 logged dives. To fully enjoy all dives in the Sudan you will also need to have the Deep Diver specialty, or similar.


You’ll want to know…

  • Best time to go: February to May
  • These warm, clear waters are home to around 400 varieties of coral and over 1500 species of fish, turtle and shark and mantas.
  • One of the best places for shark enthusiasts so many species to hopefully encounter included scalloped hammerheads.
  • Sharks, barracuda, spotted stingrays, moray eels and huge parrot fish are regulars.
  • Jacques Cousteau placed Sudan on the map in the early 60s with his experiments in living underwater. The wreck of Conshelf II can still be seen.
  • The World War II wreck, the Umbria, is close to Port Sudan and one of the best preserved wrecks in the Red Sea.
  • Talk to us. First-hand expertise – we’ve been there.

Flights & Transfers

Fly Dubai flies direct to Port Sudan from Dubai twice a week on Mondays and Fridays.

Sudan Liveaboards

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