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The Blue Hole

On one side of the Red Sea, near the shores of Dahab city in Egypt, you will find a very special spot inside the sea called the “Blue Hole”. This Spot is one of the best diving spots in the whole world, all the experienced divers from all over the world travel to the Blue Hole especially to go through this experience. 

Blue Hole is not for beginners, you need to be an extremely advanced diver and have a high level of courage to be able to dive into this special spot. Let us introduce you the most famous diving spots in the world “The Blue Hole” in a few points:

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Where to find the Blue Hole?

There is a very unique city in Egypt called Dahab, a few kilometers from the North of its shores you will find The Blue hole. This curieus spot attracts the advanced divers from all over the world. 

The Blue Hole is a very deep hole inside the see, from away distance you will see only 6 meters depth and this part of the hole called “The Saddle, but if you get a bit closer you will be able to see the tunnel of the hole which is 26 meters long and it’s called the “Arch”. Based on your diving experience, you will choose the part to dive in. 

Although the Blue Hole is very easy to access as it’s close to the shore, it’s considered the most dangerous spot in the world as it took many of un experienced divers that weren’t very careful with their lives. 

Why is the Blue Hole that famous?

You may have heard about the Blue Hole before and this is because it’s somehow famous, especially in the diving field. The Blue Hole for all divers is a great challenge like climbing Everest mountain to all the mountaineers. Being the most deadly dive spot on Earth doesn’t keep the advanced divers away, it makes it the most desirable challenge they really need to pass. 

If you already have passed the higher levels in the diving field but never tried diving in the Blue Hole, then you’re still many levels ahead. Don’t miss such a remarkable experience in the 80 meter wide hole and get deep into the sea. 

The Blue Hole is also known for the most deadly spot as almost 150 scuba divers  lost their lives only in the past 10 years. Don’t ever estimate the mystery of the Blue Hole. 

Things you need to know before Diving in the Blue Hole of Dahab

Before you can take the decision of diving in the famous diving spot, the Blue Hole, there is some very important points you need to know a learn very carefully: 

  • The Blue Hole or as it is called in the diving field “the Diver’s Cemetery”, needs very well informed divers with everything related to this sport, this is for your own good. 
  • Dahab hosts many different dives you can do, so you need to do a very deep research to decide which one suits your experience the most 
  • There is a part of the Blue Hole called the arch, this part is about 184 FT and leads to open water. That’s why most of the divers are interested in this part. 
  • Don’t ever Underestimate the Blue Hole danger if you decide to go diving there, you need to be very careful. 
  • Don’t let the Hole foul you, it looks very easy from out there, but believe me it’s extremely dangerous than many other places that look like a danger spot. 
  • The Blue Hole is very easy to access as it’s close to the shore and you can get it directly from the beach, but from inside it is way different. 
  • The atmosphere down there is very calm and clear without any distractions, this feeling of security will make you relax and lose your focus for everything you have learned to dive in this place. You will really need your focus at this point to take care of your buddy.

This is almost the most important point you need to know about this attractive diving spot “The Blue Hole” in Dahab. Take the adventure and let the adrenaline get high to enjoy such an unforgettable moment. 

The Blue Hole needs to be on your visit list even if you’re not an official diver as it’s beach has charming views of the sea beside the mountains. This will be a great place to enjoy the beauty of mother nature, the view, the sounds, and even the smell around you will lead you directly to a relaxing mood. 

There is also Snorkeling activity you can enjoy in the Blue Hole area away from the dangerous spot to enjoy discovering the sea world from a variety of beautiful colorful fish and coral reefs. You will definitely enjoy your visit at such a famous and charming spot of the Red Sea.


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