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Award-winning diving tour operator, blue o two, are delighted to announce their brand new technical diving itinerary in the Red Sea, ‘North Red Sea by Tekstreme Diving’.

Technical diving is fast becoming a popular extreme sport with divers looking to go that bit deeper, for that bit longer and see that little bit more in a safe way. Join blue o two with Tekstreme and travel along stunning walls, through deep wrecks and into silent canyons that are teeming with marine life; that’s the incredible journey and adventure offered to you with Tekstreme.

Guests that book onto this itinerary on board one of their newly updated Red Sea fleet vessels will have the chance to dive and explore the northern end of the Red Sea where the area is especially rich in coral and other marine biodiversity, as well as a great mixture of wrecks. This northern technical safari will feature a variety of diving locations including Wreck of the Lara, Wreck of the Gulf Fleet and Thomas Canyon.

Itinerary highlight Wreck of the Lara lays on the north side of the Jackson Reef where the skeletal remains of the mysterious Lara wreck live. A unique dive, Wreck of the Lara provides divers with open bulkheads and debris fields to explore. A highly technical dive due to the position of the wreck, Wreck of the Gulf Fleet is adorned with beautiful corals, with lionfish and Napoleon Wrasse regularly spotted making home here.

Divers on this brand new itinerary will also have the chance to explore Thomas Canyon which ranges 40 – 90m and is home to three impressive arches. There is a variety of marine life on the main reef wall and sightings of tuna, fusiliers and blue fin are common.


Begun in 1997 as a TDI facility, Tekstreme Diving has grown substantially over the years and is now one of the only active BSAC technical training facilities in Egypt. In 2011 it was awarded the PADI TecRec Centre rating and in 2012 became a representative for the ever growing technical services offered by SSI from entry level through to Instructor trainer levels. From entry level divers to expedition divers, OC or CCR, Tekstreme Diving provides a custom service for all the technical diving community with no compromises made.

Establishing herself over the last 14 years as one of the leading organisers of technical diving expeditions within the Red Sea, Cat Braun of Tekstreme Diving offers bespoke specific technical safari trips covering the length of the Red Sea. As an International Technical Training Director for SSI, Cat has been directly involved in the development of the Extended Range programmes on a global scale to ensure that the training content meets the highest standards of safety and ensure the level of technical instructors throughout the agency. Through her OC and CCR technical instructor levels within TDI, PADI TecRec and BSAC, Cat has a broad knowledge of the various approaches to technical training that each agency brings to the table and is able to provide the blue o two guests with this same approach.

Cat Braun of Tekstreme Diving said; “I am continually looking forward to the future and am very excited that Tekstreme Diving are now able to offer blue o two customers our services within Egypt and on a worldwide scene.”

This new itinerary offers the perfect opportunity for technical divers to explore some of the most renowned technical dive sites in the Red Sea.

For more information about blue o two, their ‘North Red Sea by Tekstreme Diving’ itinerary and scuba diving holidays, please visit their website – www.blueotwo.com. Alternatively, speak to their expert travel team by calling +44 (0)1752 480808.


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