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ORCA Dive Club Soma Bay

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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...more
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Soma Bay, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and myself did the Open Water Diver Course with Mohamed Fauzy as our instructor. Mohamed was just great: passionate, highly professional, patient when necessary, always friendly and kind, with excellent German - simply just a great guy. The equipment was in very good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mukiwa2016
Reviewed 29 November 2018

The reception welcomes you friendly but if you ask something or are not sure about something they quickly become impatient and and well - bit rude. I had a bit of misfortune with this dive club - I had booked for a full day dive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ranapnea
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Friendly staff and instructors and really nice facility, especially for learning. HOWEVER, they are doing NOTHING TO PROTECT THE REEF. In just 30 min of snorkeling I saw about 5 different people stepping on or accidentally kicking or otherwise damaging corals. It totally breaks your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Estlandsgatan
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

If you like overcrowded unfriendly dive shop, then this is your place. They did not brief us very well and I felt very mistreated by staff. The diving was excellent, but does not make up for lack of safety and very rushed and over crowded...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I had the opportunity to complete my open water diving course at Soma bay dive club. As many people my extreme respect for the depths of the ocean comes with a fear of the unknown and unexpected underwater world. My phenomenal diving teacher took this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank NatsK22
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The Orca team is a very professional team and have your safety and enjoyment at heart. All levels of diving and different options available to suit your needs. If you stay at other hotels locally a free shuttle takes you between the hotels to pick...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lisabishop01
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

These guys are absolutely amazing. Our instructor, Sameh, was excellent, very professional. 5 stars all round. Will definitely go back as the diving is exceptional. Loved it. Thank you guys.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank andyharris12018
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My friend and I did the Padi Advanced Open Water Diver here. We had Zawzy as our instructor and he was always very nice and patient and the best teacher you could ask for. I feel like the course especially the bouyancy dive really helped...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank annikakraft303
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I did the advanced open water course with my friend here and there are no bad things to say. The dive club is very organized and everybody is just in a good mood. We had Zawzy as our instrucor and he was just perfect. He...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lenavandijck
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve just done my owd training with zawzy. The House reef is quite beautiful and right on the beach. The club staff are incredibly helpful and can’t do enough for you and most are multi lingual. Special praise for my instructor as despite being a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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