Diving in Israel

Located in the Middle East, on the shores of the Mediterranean in the West, and the Red Sea in the south, you will find the capital city of Jerusalem, Israel. This is also known as the holy city, with a unique historical background. You will discover numerous archeological sites in the area, dating back to biblical times. You can also visit the Dead Sea, the lowest elevation point in the world.

Israel offers plenty of great opportunities to go diving in the Red Sea and in the Mediterranean Sea. Head to the south to dive in the northernmost coral reef on the shores of the Red Sea. You will find some truly unique places to explore, such as a large marine reserve with over 2,500 marine species. Dive into history and swim through the large shipwrecks of the area and encounter friendly dolphins. Along the Mediterranean, you will find a variety of dive sites and activities such as archeological diving, a WWII sunk submarine you can explore, diving with sharks and overall a stunning underwater scenery.

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Featured places to go in Israel

Gulf of Aqaba

Admire large coral beds and sandy surfaces filled with magnificently colourful coral pinnacles in the Gulf of Aqaba.

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Central Mediterranean Coast

The Center region of the Mediterranean Coast has plenty of dive sites for all levels of experience.

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North Mediterranean Coast

Explore the coastal waters of the Northern Mediterranean Coast, which are rich with vibrant marine life.

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Dive Sites in Israel

Travel Information for Israel

Power Plug Type

 

C

Airports

 

VDA, TLV

Currency

 

ILS

Language

 

iw

Electricity

 

230 V / 50 Hz

Timezone

 

UTC+02:00

Network Provider

 

Cellcom ltd., Hot Mobile/Mirs, Orange/Partner Co. Ltd., Pelephone

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