Welcome to Colona Divers, El Gouna!
Colona Divers have been enjoying the best of the Red Sea since 1977. Colona now has 4 diving centres: Sharm El Sheikh (1992), Hurghada (1999), El Gouna (2001) and Marsa Alam (2010).
We invite you to come and join us and share the true wonders of the underwater world.
WHERE WE ARE
We are located in The Three Corners Rihana Resort, which is built along the banks of a lagoon, with Nubian style architecture, featuring clusters of buildings with typical domes and arches in warm sunset colours, complimented by lush, landscaped gardens.
A self contained town developed 1989 set along the beautiful Red Sea coast, and has received the prestigious Green Globe Award. El Gouna offers an unrivalled lifestyle. With over 10,000 residents, the town spreads across islands and lagoons. Sandy beaches and ideal temperatures welcome visitors all year round. It boasts its own international school, hospital, museum, 18 hole championship golf course, spa, horseback riding, go-carting track, skate park, tennis courts, kite surfing, babysitting and nursery services, regular evening shows, night clubs and over 100 restaurants and bars catering from Greek to Vietnamese cuisine.
THE EL GOUNA TEAM
From the moment we collect you from your hotel in our own private 30 seater bus you will find our instructors, guides and boat crew ready to help you with a big welcoming smile. Our team work well together to ensure your day is fun with both comfort and safety our priority. Even the Dive Centre Security Chico (our Bechamel-Bearnaise Dog) is waiting with her eager wagging tail. Our staff think of Colona as our very own extended family, you will often find us on the boats coming out just for fun on our days off taking a ‘busmans holiday’. What better place to be?
Colona El Gouna offer flexible diving packages, PADI courses, Discover Scuba Diving, daily diving, equipment rental including extras like compasses, computers and cameras.
We visit two different sites every day, such as Siyoul, Galawa and Nugar just to mention a few, we also dive the wrecks at Nuhas, Rosalie Muller and Thistlegorm. As we are North of the busy diving resorts of Hurghada we are fortunate to be able to reach the more exclusive Northern sites.
Once you have dived with Colona you will be invited to become a member, you will then benefit from discounts when you return, mega repeat customers can benefit with up to 30% discount.
Nitrox 32% is free of charge with Colona on all daily diving for certified users.
We snorkel at many beautiful reefs and often visit Dolphin House, which is only 1 ½ hours sailing time. Have you ever imagined swimming with wild dolphins? We will brief you on the snorkel equipment and our professional snorkel guides will be in the water swimming with you. We provide all the snorkel equipment for free although you are of course welcome to bring your own along if you wish.
We pride ourselves with the comfort of our fleet. Our boats are all equipped for divers and snorkelers. However, if you wish to come out with us for a relaxing day without getting your hair wet, you will find the boats both spacious and comfortable. The sun decks are fitted with luxurious sunbathing mattresses, so you can stretch out and soak up the sun, you will also find suitable shaded areas before you turn too pink. The food on board is exquisite, with an authentic Eastern buffet lunch, you may purchase additional drinks on board and sometimes additional snacks are available to keep you going in between.