Below the waves, the Northern Red Sea boasts beautifully healthy corals, marine life, wrecks and some species of shark. As it is such a popular tourist destination, Sharm el-Sheikh also has great nightlife. And there is plenty to explore on land in the Sinai too. So plenty to see and do.
Activities in the Northern Red Sea
Luxury Hotels in Northern Red Sea
Sharm El Sheikh Four Seasons
Backed by the Sinai Mountains and faced with panoramas of the Red Sea, Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh is reminiscent of an Arabian palace.
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The Best Snorkelling in the World
When it comes to underwater pursuits, there is a whole lot to love about snorkelling - not only is it suitable for all ages and abilities and only requires minimal equipment, it also offers the chance to see a multitude of marine species closer to the surface. From the vibrant coral reefs of…View more on the blog
Nudibranchs - Facts About The World's Prettiest Slugs
Nudibranchs, sometimes more commonly known as "sea slugs" are some of the hardest creatures to spot on a dive. Although related to snails, these colourful little creatures have ditched the homes they carry on their backs as they have evolved. Similar to land snails, nudibranchs also leave a…View more on the blog
Short Haul Winter Diving Destinations
As we (at least those of us based in Europe) are slowly stepping into the cold of winter and dusting off our winter clothing, here at Original Diving, we've compiled our list of some top short-haul winter-come-spring diving destinations. Here's a selection of places you can get to for a…View more on the blog
The Dive of my Life
My most memorable dive - I was 18 at the time; I had just finished my PADI Divemaster apprenticeship and was starting work as a diveguide. I soon found myself developing the confidence and skills needed to lead dives myself.View more on the blog
Divemaster Course - What it takes to become a Divemaster
It's very easy to place professional scuba divers in the "dive bum" category where for men, long hair, a distinct lack of t-shirts, and replacing most words with "chilled" or "dude" becomes second nature (I'm not sure what the stereotype for women is!) However, as I found out, becoming a…View more on the blog