About Us

About Us

Our story

The story began in 1991, when Sindbad had the idea of discovering the wonders that lay beneath the sea. This wonder led to us taking the opportunity to create our own coral reef and we have encouraged our clients to go underwater to discover our creation. All this was possible thanks to our two Sindbad Submarines, the only real ones in north Africa. Therefore, we decided to build the Sindbad Hotel to continue the development of our activity based on the discovery of a vast underwater world, giving people a greater chance to enjoy the beauty of the Red Sea through snorkeling and diving. We have always had a dive center and a water sports center within our Sindbad Hotel, which have always worked side by side with our Submarine and Quest, but we knew there was more. We decided to take advantage of our experience to give people the opportunity to discover the beauty of the underwater world, but with greater knowledge and more professionalism. In 2019, we further enhanced our offering by adding another jewel to the Sindbad Hotel crown: Dive Base Academy was born.

Our Vision

Dive Base Academy is under the direction of the enthusiastic diving fan Mr. Islam Mahdy. In order to ensure continuing high quality, he regularly visits the diving center to check that all standards are always respected. Mr. Osama Hamed, Sindbad’s Managing Director, passes by the diving center daily to make ensure that everything is running smoothly and that guests are satisfied after every activity. Mr. Ashraf Milad, Director of Maritime Operations, has more than 20 years of experience and is ready to support our guests at any time. Mrs. Natalie is the Sales and Marketing Manager and is responsible for making contact with tour operators, travel agencies and hotels and making sure that all our visitors get everything they desire from the services that we offer.

Meet our team

Our Management

Mr. Mohamed Elsayed is the brilliant Manager of Dive Base Academy. He began working in the diving world from a very young age and can now boast 25 years of experience in this field. He had the opportunity to work in the most prestigious diving centers in the Red Sea, as well as gaining considerable experience in diving safaris. With Dive Base Academy, he found the ideal conditions to express his skills and professionalism.

Our Team

Dive Base Academy has highly trained and experienced staff. We offer multilingual training for beginners (Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver) and for expert divers (Continuing Education and Specialty Courses) strictly following PADI standards. We also provide many experiences for those who aren’t certified, but still want to enjoy the experience of a dive, through our introduction dives and children (from 8 years old) can try their first dive thanks to the Bubble Maker Course.

Ashraf Milad

Mohamed Elsayed

Natalia Pimenova

Federica Martinelli

Abd ElSatar

Anbooba

Tarek

Hisham

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