Red Sea Diving is one of the many Things to do in Eilat, the southernmost city of Israel on the shores of the Red Sea.
The gulf of Eilat, also know as the Gulf of Aqaba is the northernmost point in the world where corals grow, so Europeans don’t have to travel to the Caribbean or the Maldives to find amazingly beautiful corals.
Diving Schools and Diving Sites in Eilat
You may be an experience diver or just a beginner, but you should join one of Eilat's prestigious diving clubs, their proximity to the beach, the diving sites they offer and their experience.
Along Eilat’s southern coast on the way to the Egyptian border, most of the sites are open to the public, offering breathtaking views during the days and even at night.
Awesome Marine Life expects you on the Red Sea
Diving sites in Eilat
Entrance from the southern bridge of the princess beach, going down a coral covered slope. At 3-meter depth you can witness the amazing show of the table corals.
The entrance is from the Lighthouse Beach, in front of "Snuba" diving club. Here at a depth of 3 to 5 meters, are a number of caves which are home to many different species of reef fish and wildlife.
Marine University and Lighthouse Beach south of Eilat
The entrance is from the Lighthouse beach, the rocky side facing the buffet. Here you have to reach a depth of up to 15-meters. This is a show of the coral planting of the nearby Marine University.
The Japanese Gardens
It can be reaches only by boat in coordination with one of the diving clubs and it should be arranged in advance, due to high demand. It is a very deep site and the recommendation is to go a maximum of 30 meters deep.
Coral Beach Nature Reserve
The entrance is through the renowned Coral Beach. Go to Moses Rock, with a depth of 6 meters and then on to Joshua Rock at 8 meters. Then at 10 meters you’ll find the coral wall slope.
Go to Aqua Sport Beach down a steep slope and at the edge you may witness a garden of eels, standing with their tails stuck in the sand. The Mosquito is a military ship that was sunk to serve as an artificial diving site.
Diving in a group is very cool
The Navy Ship and Paradise
The entrance is 30 meters north of Village Beach. Here another ship was sunk with the same purpose.
Nearby Paradise site is rich with corals and marine life.
The entrance is from Hadekel Beach, also called palm Beach. What you see here are two spectacular underwater canyons. Recommended maximum depth is 30 meters.
Snorkeling on the Red Sea in Eilat is a great idea for many
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