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Wadi Lahami – a dual Scuba Diving and Kitesurfing Destination

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Wadi Lahami is one of the only places you can dive the world-famous reef system of Egypt’s Fury Shoals from land. This small and remote village provides the perfect opportunity to escape from life’s pressures, and enjoy peace, tranquility, and diving that will take your breath away. The diving is suitable for all levels of experience, with some of the best examples of coral formations in the world.

A stay at Wadi Lahami offers guests a unique experience with its original tented accommodation dating back to the 1990s when the resort first opened. There have also been the recent additions of Deluxe Chalets with air conditioning, and a refurbished kitchen, restaurant and dive shade.

The naturally stunning location is the perfect spot for kitesurfing due to its flat water, large bay and soft sandy lagoons. The Kite Centre has recently been refitted offering a top-class service with a relaxed intimate vibe.  Oonasdivers offer holiday packages for beginners, experienced kitesurfers and those wanting to combine scuba diving and kiting.

Kitesurfing allows you to surf in, over and out of waves where you will learn to harness the power of the wind to jump and propel yourself across the water, and when there is no wind jump on a RIB and dive the pristine offshore reefs of the Fury Shoals. At the Kite Centre you will find the Yellow Penguin Bar along with a welcoming fire pit where you can relax and chill out after a long day kiting and diving.

Oonasdivers Kite and Dive Packages are designed for the perfect combination of both activities, and bespoke options can be arranged upon request.

For more information from Oonasdivers call on 01323 648924 for visit their website by clicking here.

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WIN a Beuchat Air Light Bag!!!

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Beuchat to give away an Air Light Bag!

The Air Light Bag from Beuchat is a practical travel bag that takes up minimum storage space.

  • Material: 600 denier and 1,000 denier nylon/PVC
  • Soft roller bag, easily stored in its mesh bag
  • Internal retaining straps
  • Zip fastener with eyelets for padlocks
  • Side compartment for fins
  • Outer document pocket with coated zip and carry strap
  • Backpack style straps concealed behind the foam back-plate
  • Drainage vents
  • Red over-moulded wheels; detachable wheel block

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can read here), we reported that the Philippines have been recognised as the World’s Leading Dive Destination at the 27th World Travel Awards. In the article it states how many islands make up the Philippines… how many are there?

Is there:

  • A) 7,209
  • B) 7,532
  • C) 7,641

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Beuchat Air Light Bag December 2020

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  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to www.scubaverse.com except for members of the Scubaverse team and their families, or employees of Beuchat and their families. A valid answer to the competition’s question must be entered. If no valid answer to the competition’s question is entered, your entry will be invalid. Only one competition entry per entrant permitted (multiple entries will lead to disqualification). Only one prize per winner. All prizes are non-transferable, and no cash alternative will be offered. In the event that the prize cannot be supplied, no liability will be attached to www.scubaverse.com. When prizes are supplied by third parties, www.scubaverse.com is acting as their agents and as such we exclude all liability for loss or damage you may suffer as a result of this competition. This competition closes on 13/01/21. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

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Quick Scuba Tips #1: How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving (Watch Video)

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How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving. Can’t I just take my new mask diving straight out of the box? Well, actually, no. It needs a little work to make it dive ready.

In this, the first in our new scuba diving quick hints and tips series, I’m going to show you how to prepare a new mask for scuba diving with three quick techniques, all aimed at stopping your scuba mask from fogging.

Yes, this link is an affiliate link. Purchases made through these links may earn me a small commission at no extra charge to you.

Dive safe, dive often!

James


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Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a Bedouin-owned resort with stunning views and a lovely private beach. It is ideal for divers as everything is onsite including the resort's jetty, dive centre and house reef. The warm hospitality makes for a diving holiday like no other. There is an excellent seafood restaurent and beach bar onsite, and with the enormous diversity of the Sharm El Sheikh dive sites and the surrounding areas of the South Sinai, there really is something for every level of diver to enjoy.

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