Orient Tourist Bureau
Your Way To The Holy LAND
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists. A wealth of high-rise hotels and beach resorts set the tone of this modern tourist destination, known as a free trade zone and packed full of duty-free malls, tour operators, and holiday homes. Coral reef dives, desert treks, and trips to the local nature reserves provide some of the best ways to explore the natural heritage of the area during a holiday in Eilat.
Dive in Eilat
Get a taste of scuba diving on this 1-hour open-water dive experience in Eilat. After an introductory lesson from a PADI instructor, head to one of Eilat's most beautiful coral-filled dive sites. Then, take the plunge accompanied by your instructor to experience the undersea world of the Red Sea. Dive to up to six meters and admire luminous corals and exotic fish as you savor the thrill of breathing freely underwater. Perfect for adults and children aged over eight who fancy trying scuba diving without taking a multi-day course.
- 1-hour introductory scuba dive experience in Eilat
- Learn the equipment and safety basics from an experienced PADI instructor
- Make an introductory dive from a coral-lined Eilat beach
- Drift by multi-colored corals and exotic fish accompanied by your instructor
- All necessary equipment included
- Suitable for adults and children aged over eight
- Relax with hotel pickup and drop-off
The introductory dive is a must for everyone. A driver will pick you up at your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and taken to one of the dive sites in Eilat. You will start by getting a 20 minute instruction on the equipment and how to use it, by your PADI diving instructor. The instructor will then take you to dive at the Coral Beach Nature Reserve or in the Caves diving site. You can dive down to 6 meters, and you will see numerous fish of all colors and beautiful coral in all shapes and sizes. This is a 1 hour session, 20 minutes for instruction, and 40 minutes for diving. All of the equipment is included. To be eligable to take the introductory dive you need to be at least 8 years of age, and in good health. For someone under 18 you will need a parental signature. A health declaration is required. If you want to have a beautiful record of the experience there is an underwater photographer for an extra fee. The water in the Red Sea is 18-21 degrees celcius, and very comfortable. Enjoy the experience!