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Jordan trip - stick with Aqaba or make the trek to Sharm/Egypt?

Discussion in 'Red Sea' started by nappington, Nov 30, 2019.

  1. Sunn

    Sunn Barracuda

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    Option 1, for sure...

    if you want to visit Cairo + Gizeh (pyramids) + diving in Sharm, starting from Jordan, you'll finish the week on your knees, that's also for sure :D but it will be a great experience
     
  2. Searcaigh

    Searcaigh Chromodoris gordonii Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I'd go for Option 1 too.

    Whilst Oman is a great place to visit, the diving is not at the Red Sea level
     
  3. nappington

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  4. JustSurfaceInterval

    JustSurfaceInterval Angel Fish

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    Well, answer is easy: do you wan to see the Thistlegorm?
    Personally, i would recommend that one. We were there at the end of the last century and it was amazing.
    Don't know what is left in the meantime but it is certainly one of the must see in the region.

    If you don't like wrecks, then the Tiran route, of course.
     
  5. Sunn

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    Depends... if you like wrecks, go to see the Thistlegorm, it's a nice one. Too many divers have damaged the wreck and the corals , but still very nice to see.
    If wrecks do not interest you, stay in the strait of Tiran.
     
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  6. diveUAE

    diveUAE Barracuda

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    We dived Thislegorm in 2008 and again in 2018, both times were amazing. Especially in 2018, when we did a night dive there it was mesmerising.

    I’m not really a “wreck person”, but this one is stunning. I think the only other wreck I liked better is the “Umbria” in Sudan.
     
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