The Japanese gardens:
close to the marine observatory the Japanese gardens have a beautiful
drop off to more than 40 meters with lots of fish and corals. Dive site
access by boat. A wreck lies at the deepest point of the drop off at
about 50 meters.
The 'Satil' wreck:
grate wreck, more than 30 meters long, standing on its bottom in a
depth of 24 meters at the bottom up to 12 meters at its mast. The wreck
is an old missile ship from the Israeli navy that was sunk in order to
create one more dive site. The wreck was sunk in the year 1994; its 70
meters from shore with its bow directed to north.
about 500 meters north of the border with Egypt, this magnificent reef
offers a swim a very shallow depth of five meters. The so called caves
are the home of hundreds of fish called sweepers which will swim very
close to you as you pass from one side of the reef to the other.
The Dolphin reef:
this magnificent resort divers can dive in a secured area with a pack
of dolphins at their natural habitat. Most of the dolphins were born at
the dolphin reef resort and are extremely friendly and familiar with the
without any diving experience can participate in a dive course, or in
one of the introduction programs. Eilat has a very friendly environment
to offer for dive learning. The access to the water is right off the
beach. The sea is always calm, with very light wind, and excellent
visibility. One can participate in a dive course at the minimum age of
12 years old.
Courses range from a 1 day program to a full week course and longer.
is a one time experience for people from the age of 8 to 80 years old.
Anyone can do it – all you need to do is go through a short briefing,
and accompany an instructor for a short dive for a depth of up to 6
meters at one of the many local dive sites. The instructor operates all
the scuba equipment and the diver only has to breathe and enjoy the
Discover scuba diving:
1 day program is basically the first step in a diving course. Minimum
age – 12 years old. The program includes one classroom session, one
training session at a pool or very shallow confined water environment
and an open water dive at one of the many dive sites.
Scuba diver course/ Open water diver course/ Advanced open water diver course:
day courses. Minimum age – 12 years old. This program includes
knowledge development, confined water training and open water dives. The
courses certify the divers for dives to 12/18 and 30 meters.
who seek more advanced dive training will find it easily at one of the
many dive centress in Eilat which train divers for all sorts of dive
certificates including technical diving to a depth of up to 100 meters,
and instructor courses.
at has a lot to offer to divers of all levels and experience.
We hope you will choose it as your next holiday destination.
Article and photos are courtesy of:
Manta Dive Center. www.rssc.co.il