Diving and Snorkeling

IDive Diving Center is an Italian company present within Fort Arabesque Hotel from about 12 years. The center is a 5 Stars IDC (Instructor Development Center): this recognition obtained by PADI, diving education leaders in the world, is the highest that a diving center can get and ensures the highest quality teaching strictly adhering to all international standards of teaching it represents and in the year 2016, 2017 and 2018 we won the Certificate of Excellence of TripAdvisor.


The Diving Center organizes trips for all levels of guests:

snorkeling for all those who want to explore the sea on the surface of the water,

FREEDIVING COURSES from Beginner to Master Free diver to explore beneath the surface without a tank. 


The center has access to:

A 20 m (deep) swimming pool

A sheltered house reef with a depth range between 0-30 meters,

Boat dives allowing to reach depths of 100 m+. 

Which makes the perfect setting/set-up for training sessions and workshops; PADI SCUBA diving courses for all levels: beginners, experts and professionals.

Technical diving with the possibility to carry out all the courses in open circuit up to the level of Trimix Diver for different agencies such as IANTD, PSAI and DSAT. 


Our boats leave directly from our private wharf of Fort Arabesque (in front of the center) with every day dives at 09:00, 11:00 and 15:00 by the beach (trips in and around our house reef which offers the best diving site in Makadi bay) and by boat.

This formula is perfect for those who want to dive and spend time with their family on the beach.


 We organize full day trip to:

The National Park of Hurghada,

Salem Express Wreck in front of Safaga,

Wrecks in the north,

Early morning dives.


All our equipment are brought to you by Scubapro and Aqualung, maintenance and replacement is carried out with original parts only by highly qualified professionals and is regularly updated.
Our facilities are subject to quality control ISO 9001 and all maintenance performed is recorded on the dedicated file divided into categories and unique to each piece of equipment thus ensuring process control through performance measurement and the identification of appropriate indicators.

The local authority CDWS performs regular checks on the quality and efficiency of our equipment.


All our activities are conducted by instructors and diving guides who are constantly updated according to the international standards. and They all hold certificates of the First and Second Aid Courses (PADI and DAN).

Our insurance givers are DAN Europe and Misr. providing coverage to all of our activities both as in regards of the civil liability as well as the medical. We are also partners D.E.C.O. (hyperbaric chamber) for any type of DCS (decompression sickness).


Our snorkeling guides are in possession of Snorkeling Guide license, First and Second Aid.


On board of our boats are always present 100% oxygen tanks and first-second aid kit.


More information, updates and material available on the following channels:

website: http://www.idivedivingcenter.com

Facebook page : http://www.facebook.com/idivemakadibay

Instagram: @idivedivingcenters


Or through our Email: idive@idivedivingcenter.com


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