Fun & Activities in Dahab

Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Dahab is one of the best windsurfing destinations in the world. Harry Nass windsurfing, based at the Novotel Coralia is one of the most professional centres in the area. They stock over 140 of the latest model boards, starting with beginner boards right up to wave boards for experts. No board is more than 1 year old. They even stock a special light range for ladies. The centre has a large changing room, showers, storage space, and a bar offering refreshments all day long. They also offer Kitesurfing. The center has a safe kitesurfing area of the lagoon, which is ideal for beginners. On the same lagoon there is a Club Mistral windsurfing center based at the Hilton Resort stocking more than 70 boards and 100 rigs. The lagoon is completely protected with flat water with the wind blowing side-offshore. This is an ideal location for both novices and experts.

Camel Safaris

Camel Safaris can, not only be combined with diving for one or two days, but for non-divers, this is a great way of experiencing the desert for up to one week. You will be accompanied by Bedouin guides who prepare all your meals and sweet mint tea as well as sharing their knowledge of the Sinai desert. Desert trips will take you through the Wadis such as Wadi Zaghara, Wadi Hammam as well as the highest sand dune of South Sinai.

Camel safaris, Dahab


4X4 Jeep excursions
Jeep safaris are an excellent way of getting off the beaten track with the luxury of air-conditioning. They can take you to sights such as St Catherine’s monastery, the Coloured Canyon and the Oasis of Ein Khudra. Excursions can be for 1 day or up to a week.

Ain Khudra Jeep Excursion


Trekking in Dahab
The spectacular mountains and desert are a permanent attraction for those who enjoy combining physical exercise with enhanced tranquillity and eye-catching landscapes. Trekking safaris can be for just one day, or up to one week. All safaris are accompanied by a local Bedouin mountain guide with camels to carry all luggage and equipment, except your daypack. Overnight safaris include nights camping or at Bedouin settlements and oases. Trekking safari itineraries usually include climbing Moses Mountain, St Catherine Protectorate as well as other spectacular Wadis and mountains of the Sinai.

Desert Safari El Gona Plateau, Trekking in Dahab


Desert Divers Dahab
The Desert Divers story began more than 15 years ago, when Bedouin owner Said Khedr ventured from his desert home to become Dahab’s first Bedouin to learn to dive. He fell in love with the sea and was treating many of the very first Dahab divers to a unique blend of world-class diving and Bedouin hospitality. His Camel Diving Safaris to remote sites accessed only by camel were especially loved.

Today’s Desert Divers has grown up a bit. It’s known as Dahab’s center for diving and desert adventure in the Sinai. You can dive, freedive, trek and climb, and start the days with rooftop yoga!

  • PADI 5 star Gold Palm Resort
  • AIDA Freediving Center
  • Home of the Camel Diving Safari
  • The Sinai’s most extensive Deep Desert Safari program
  • The first and only company developing Rock Climbing an the Sinai
  • Rooftop Yoga and Yoga Safaris
  • Recipient of many awards for their Eco Activities including a recent grant from the European Union for promoting sustainable tourism in the Sinai

More on Dahab diving

Yoga classes are available in Dahab, for both drop in classes and also retreats and courses. It is very popular with divers to increase lung capacity allowing better air consumption and bottom time. It can also be combined with free diving courses.

Yoga Dahab


Horse Riding
The stables at Blue Beach Club are renowned throughout the Sinai. There is a selection of horses to suit all experience levels. Treks can be tailor made to your requirements. A days trekking can include a Bedouin meal cooked traditionally on the open fire.

Horse riding in Dahab


Learning Arabic
Arabic language classes are held at the Blue Beach Club for two, three or four week periods. Classes are held in the mornings, as well as private classes in the afternoons.

Dolphin snorkelling

There is a famous Dolphin called Orlin. She is a wild dolphin that has be-friended a local Bedouin. You can take excursions to Nuweiba from Dahab to snorkel with her.

Quad biking

Tours available into the desert that follow the local wadis to the Oasis for Bedouin tea. Fast and fun adventure, not to be missed!

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