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ORCA Dive Club Soma Bay

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Soma Bay, Egypt
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ORCA Dive Club has a well organized and cosy Location next to the Breakers Hotel. Many speak good... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Daniel P
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Basel
Wolfgang Jocham and Yasser Arafa are the best hosts!Great location, staff and equipment!

We asked for a Open Water Course for my husband and a private boat. Wolfgang took care of our... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
InaCrudu
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Bucharest, Romania
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The Orca Dive Club Soma Bay is located at the 5-star hotel Breakers. From there, it is a short walk over the bridge to the drop-off reef at Ras Abu Soma. The house reef promises spectacular dives. But the area around Safaga has of course also other highlights. They are accessed with three boats. Worth a visit and also easy to dive for less experienced divers are the inner reefs around Tobia. Highlights include trips to the panorama reef, Abu Kafan or a dive to the wreck of "Salem Express". The divers have access to 20 different dive sites overall
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Soma Bay, Egypt
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

ORCA Dive Club has a well organized and cosy Location next to the Breakers Hotel. Many speak good German and all are friendly and helpful. We shall come again.

Thank Daniel P
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We asked for a Open Water Course for my husband and a private boat. Wolfgang took care of our request and managed to arrange everything we asked for and more. He chose Yasser Arafa to be my husband's instructor. Yasser is one of the best...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I have been diving with Orca, Soma bay and I feel very safe and comfortable diving with them. The Instructors, staff in the office and the equipment are all of very high standard . The house reef is fantastic and they organise boat dives at...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

A really laid back and friendly attitude, in an amazing spot away from the crowd.. This was my third time to visit which affirms and reaffirms what i knew right from the start. Soma bay is gorgeous!! ❤️ Orca staff are professional and friendly, which...More

Thank A M
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I did my Open Water Diver SSI license. The teacher (Tarik) was really great and always took a camera with us and made some wonderful pictures and movies unter water.

Thank Alexandra P
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I made my open water diver at this dive center and i just can tell good stuff. Mo is just a great teacher with a lot of patience but a strong will to make his students learn to dive and protect the environment. Go 4...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Extremely well organised, nothing too much trouble, special requests sorted out, knowledgable and attentive staff without being intrusive (nobody here will turn your gas off before you jump in!). Great, well stocked house reef. Rebreather fettling room, great drying and washing down facilities..and then there...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

My husband and I booked a discover scuba dive (~90euros per person) during our time in Soma Bay. We had a fantastic dive. I wish we could remember our instructors name because he was fantastic. He spoke great english and spent a lot of time...More

Thank Rachel D
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Booked through Holiday Designers in the UK they are the best and most organized diving centre I have dived with in the Red Sea in the last 17 Years. The House Reef is excellent and they have two large dive boats which do full and...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I have dived for over 15 years in Egypt and I have never felt so unwelcome walking in a dive centre. The dive guides were nice guys but the customer service in the centre from the staff who worked there was ice cold from the...More

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