Red Sea Diving

Indigo Scuba joins forces with M.Y. Galaxy in the Red Sea

Indigo Scuba joins forces with M.Y. Galaxy in the Red Sea

We’ve been diving in the Red Sea since 2005 and, to ensure our customers get the very best service and experience, have always preferred dealing directly with the owners of the liveaboards we use. We are therefore delighted to announce that we have signed a partnership agreement with the owners of the M.Y. Galaxy, a […]

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Travelling to Egypt with Batteries – Important Information

Travelling to Egypt with Batteries – Important Information

Due to extremely high security measures in Egypt, travelling with batteries and lithium batteries has become quite problematic. It’s vital that you pack them according to security requirements in order to reduce the risk of having your batteries confiscated at the airport. The requirements seem to change weekly and are currently as follows: All batteries […]

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Diving The SS Carnatic Wreck – Red Sea

Diving The SS Carnatic Wreck – Red Sea

One of our favourite dives in the Red Sea is the SS Carnatic, the oldest of the four famous wrecks of the Abu Nuhas Reef. We’ve written about it before here so won’t bore you with all the details again. It simply is a beautiful dive – the way the light filters through the portholes, […]

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Why We love Red Sea Liveaboards (and you will too!)

Why We love Red Sea Liveaboards (and you will too!)

The Red Sea is world famous for its historic wrecks such as the SS Thistlegorm, Dunraven, Carnatic and Giannis D and beautiful reefs of the Ras Mohammed National Park. With clear water of the most amazing blue, with temperatures around 28C, diving in the Red Sea is really some of the best in the world. […]

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Red Sea Reefs – Shark and Yolanda, the best reef dive in the world!

Red Sea Reefs – Shark and Yolanda, the best reef dive in the world!

This has to be the best reef I have ever dived – anywhere! Located at the Ras Mohammed National Park in the Northern Red Sea, this is a drift dive, usually done by doing a giant stride from the back of your liveaboard. Once you’ve hit the water, you swim on the surface for about […]

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2014 Red Sea Livaboard Safari – Trip Report

2014 Red Sea Livaboard Safari – Trip Report

An action packed, fun-filled week diving the breathtaking wrecks and beautiful reefs in the clear blue water of the Northern Red Sea as well as the desolate Brothers Islands further South. After an 8 hour flight from JBG to Cairo and then flying over the turquoise and indigo Red Sea with its reefs and islands, […]

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Preventing Delhi Belly and Pharaoh’s Revenge: Preventing Upset Stomachs Whilst Travelling

Preventing Delhi Belly and Pharaoh’s Revenge: Preventing Upset Stomachs Whilst Travelling

I will never forget my first trip to Egypt in 2005.  The diving was awesome, the crew on the boat fantastic, the food really tasty and the experience was out of this world – one that I will never forget. I will also never forget the terrible stomach bug I got just as we arrived […]

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Important Customs to Know When Travelling in Egypt

Important Customs to Know When Travelling in Egypt

Egypt is a melting pot of different cultures, some dating back to the time of the Pharaohs. This mix has given Egypt a very colourful and fascinating culture and to ensure you have the very best experience whilst visiting, it is important to show respect by being aware of the culture and local traditions.    […]

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Red Sea Wrecks:  The Carnatic

Red Sea Wrecks: The Carnatic

The Carnatic is one of the famous wrecks of the Sha’ab Abu Nuhas Reef in the Red Sea. This 19th century British P&O cargo ship sank in September 1869 and lies at an average depth of 24 metres.  She is 90m in length, 12 metres wide and one of the Red Sea’s oldest wrecks. At […]

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Red Sea Liveaboard Diving – The Brothers Islands

Red Sea Liveaboard Diving – The Brothers Islands

At Indigo Scuba we like to offer our customers something different and our 2014 Red Sea Liveaboard Safari is no exception. Most Red Sea Safaris usually cover the wrecks and reefs of the Northern Red Sea, or the wrecks and reefs of the Southern Red Sea.  Our 2014 Red Sea Liveaboard Safari is special and […]

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