Diving in Eilat, Israel

Dive centre Aqua-Sport, established in Eilat Coral Beach in 1962, is probably the oldest Red Sea Dive Centre. A real pioneer of Diving, world renowned for its magnificent Coral Reefs and its abundant Marine Life.  The Marine Nature reserve is next to Aqua Sport as well as the internationally acclaimed Underwater Observatory.

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WHY WE LOVE IT

Crusader Travel partner, Aqua-Sport, is close to many of Eilat’s hotels. For those on a shoestring there is the beachside Divers Lodge with pleasant multi bedded rooms with en suite facilities. The club has a restaurant/bar Bedouin tent and is a great place for divers and their families.

AQUA-SPORT TABA

The minimum age to learn to dive in Eilat is 12, however, just a short drive across the border in Taba children can learn from the age of 10.

Aqua-Sport Eilat has another base just 2 miles down the coast at the Taba Hilton across the Egyptian border. The Aqua Sport dive centre in Taba offers opportunities for diverse dive-programmes using a dive boat and taking divers on daily excursions. Daily dives to rarely dived coral ‘drop offs’.

The dive programmes of Aqua-Sport Eilat and Aqua-Sport can be combined

DIVING SPECIAL OFFER

Purchase 2 identical packs and get 25% off.

Applicable on bookings made for between December and March (excluding Christmas & New Year) and when combined with a land package.

SCUBA DIVING PACKS

Pack Detail Price £
Pack A1 6 guided shore dives £75
Pack A2 10 guided shore dives £120
Pack A3 6 guided shore dives: 2 Japanese Gardens boat dives, 4 shore dives £100
Pack A4 6 guided shore dives: 2 Japanese Gardens boat dives, 2 Sinai boat dives, 2 shore dives £125
Pack A5 10 guided shore dives: Japanese Gardens boat dive, 4 Sinai boat dives, 3 shore dives, 1 Dolphin dive £230
Pack A6 6 guided dives including 3 Sinai boat dives £170
Pack A7 10 guided dives: (Eilat and Sinai) 5 day boat diving £230

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