Wreck dive sites

Abu Nuhas Wreck

Discovered by Jacques Cousteau, the Thistlegorm sank in 1941 after being hit by a German bomb. Probably the most famous wreck in the Red Sea, we can take you to the Thistlegorm on a special extended day trip if you have a small group wishing to go.Once there, you’ll enjoy exploring this enormous wreck. Features include tanks, motorbikes, Bedford trucks and even some pairs of wellington boots! Lying from 16-33m, the wreck remains in excellent condition – a real look into history.
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Thistlegorm

Discovered by Jacques Cousteau, the Thistlegorm sank in 1941 after being hit by a German bomb. Probably the most famous wreck in the Red Sea, we can take you to the Thistlegorm on a special extended day trip if you have a small group wishing to go.Once there, you’ll enjoy exploring this enormous wreck. Features include tanks, motorbikes, Bedford trucks and even some pairs of wellington boots! Lying from 16-33m, the wreck remains in excellent condition – a real look into history.
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El Mina Wreck

A 70m long Egyptian minesweeper, lying at 25-30m in Hurghada Harbour, El Mina (not the name of the ship but Arabic for “the harbour” where it lies) is simply enormous and looms out of the blue surprisingly close to land. Often used on a PADI Advanced or PADI Wreck Diver course, El Mina was sunk in 1969 by Israeli fighters and its anti-aircraft guns and minesweeping equipment are still clearly visible.
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Salem Express Wreck

Wreck Diving in the Red Sea Salem Express.The Salem Express is a modern wreck of a ferry. Bringing pilgrims back from Mecca to the port at Safaga, she sank in minutes in December 1991 taking at least 500 down with her. The ferry took a short cut and hit a reef knocking the bow doors. Underwater, you will see all the trappings of modern travel – suitcases, game boys,clothes, blankets alongside the marine life which has firmly established the Salem as a reef as well as a wreck. A memorable and significant dive to be treated with great respect.
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