There are many diving sites in the Red Sea which enjoy the wealth of marine life that not found anywhere ever, Now know more about one of the most famous diving sites in the world, Blue Hole in Dahab.
Experienced divers going to Blue Hole in Dahab for diving in, the most famous diving site in Egypt which on the coast of the Red Sea.
Submarine pit with more than 100 meters and not recommended for beginners.
Divers must have the highest levels of confidence and diving experience to dive into the Blue Hole safely.
Those who have the guts to dive and explore this amazing dive site will undoubtedly have a diving experience of a lifetime.
What is the location of Blue Hole in Dahab?
Blue Hole in Dahab in the Red Sea coast of the Egyptian Sinai.
The Blue Hole is a popular destination for expert divers as well as for curious visitors from all over the world.
The Blue Hole is 6 meters deep, and this first section is the “saddle”.
This follow by a 26 meter-long tunnel called “The Arch”, with a ceiling that rises to 55 meters and a bottom that reaches the seaside of the crater approximately 120 meters.
What is the depth of the Blue Hole in Dahab?
The depth of the water on the seaside ranges from 1000 meters to 3000 meters.
The Blue Hole, popular for free diving due to its easy access directly from shore and the absence of a current.
Also known to have the highest number of snorkeling deaths in the world, with approximately 130 to 200 divers have died there in recent years.
It is not clear why Blue Hole considered the most dangerous diving site on the planet, but one thing is for sure: It is not a place for beginners to learn to dive.
Diving-related deaths from the Blue Hole in Dahab
Even if the number of divers who died while diving in the Blue Hole any diver wants ti dive in the Blue Hole should know that this is not the most dangerous diving area in the world.
How many people have died in the Blue Hole Dahab?
More than 130 people died in the Blue Hole in 15 years ago, from 1997 to 2012. This is an average of 8 deaths per year for the entire period 1997 to 2012.
The divers who lost their lives in the Blue Hole are highly skilled divers, many of whom also hold diving instructor certifications.
The Egyptian Chamber of Diving and Water Sports appointed a police officer at the Blue Hole facilities to ensure that divers accompanied by a trained guide and taking all safety protocols.
The death of Yuri Lipsky was a tragic event:
On April 28, 2000, Yuri Lipsky, a 22-year-old Russian-Israeli diver, died at the Blue Hole, becoming one of the world’s most famous diving deaths.
The film depicts Yuri as he plunges to the bottom of an uncontrollable and uncontrolled cave, located 115 meters below the surface.
In the video you can sea Yuri try pulling his regulator while trying to fill his buoy, but is unable to climb Because of nitrogen that causing panic and confused.
Answering a call from Lipsky’s mother, Tariq Omar one of the world’s most accomplished deep-water divers found his remains the next day. A statement from Tariq Omar about his failed efforts to warn Yuri Lipsky of the dangers of this dive.
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The camera that Yuri used to film his diving was discovered.
As a result, the moments of Yuri’s death is available to divers around the world on YouTube, making it one of the most famous diving deaths in history.
The Divers Cemetery near the Blue Hole has a fascinating history.
Families and friends painted on rocks. The area is knowing as the Divers Cemetery refers to people whose bodies have not yet been discovered.
During one of our trips to Egypt, you will have the opportunity to dive into the most famous diving site in Egypt.