TEAM, DIVE CENTRE & DAHAB

H2O Divers' team of experienced Instructors have been diving in Dahab and around the world for over 25 years.

H2O Divers Dahab is a:
→ PADI 5* INSTRUCTOR RESORT
→ TDI TRAINING FACILITY
→ AIDA FREEDIVING CENTRE
that offers a range of PADI, TDI, AIDA courses, with Trimix & Nitrox blending facilities on site.

Dominic Gibbings

PADI Course Director
EFR Instructor Trainer
TDI Extended Range

Dom came to Dahab in 2004 to do his Divemaster and is now the highest rated instructor in the PADI system - he is able to conduct PADI Instructor courses (IDCs) He is very passionate about diving and teaching from Open Water courses to Instructor courses

Alex Heyes

PADI Master Instructor
TDI Deco Procedures Instructor
EFR Instructor Trainer

Alex started diving at the young age of 12, becoming a Master Scuba Diver at 16. After obtaining her degree in Business and Marketing, she ditched the 9-5 for a Divemaster Internship back in the cold waters of England. She's dived in the Mediterranean, Indonesia England, Caribbean and then finally settling in Dahab. She's now a PADI Master Instructor, EFR Instructor Trainer, TDI Decompression Procedure Instructor, is able to teach 22 Specialties and a TDI Advanced Trimix diver. She's also taken AIDA Freediving courses and is a DSAT Gas Blender

Frank Vahrenhorst

PADI MSDT
TDI Extended Range
Aqualung Service Technician

Frank hails from the Netherlands and previously lived in South Africa where he first learnt to dive back in 1993. Previously he worked as a Commercial Diver, until his calling back to scuba diving beckoned. He worked for a large dive centre in Turkey as a Divemaster until he came to Dahab in 2008 and finally did his IDC. Speaking Dutch, German and English his enthusiasm for diving shines through in either language.

Jaimie Browne

TDI Advanced Trimix Instructor
PADI MSDT
TDI Advanced Gas Blender

Jaimie is our resident TDI Instructor at H2O Technical. He retired from the army and came to live in Dahab in '09 where he discovered his love for tec diving after happily diving on a single tank for years before. He'll spend time talking all things tec with you and tailor-make your tec week. He was the deepest support diver for the latest 332.35 World Record Dive.

Tamer Hussien

PADI MSDT
EFR Instructor

Tamer has been in Dahab since the early 00's and he started diving a few years after that. His experience underwater comes across with his calm and serene manner. He has a great quality with all divers; from nervous and inexperienced to those of you with many dives under your weight belt.

Shrif Elkolaly

PADI Divemaster
Emergency First Response

Shrif has one of the biggest smiles in Dahab. He is an experienced snorkel guide and Divemaster. His love and passion for the underwater world is infectious; always ready to talk about what he spotted on the dive. Diving is certainly not just a job to him and he's looking to taking you on your next dive

Brian Crossland

AIDA Instructor Trainer
PADI Freedive Master Instructor
TDI Deco Procedures

Brian is an experienced AIDA Master Freediver Instructor who has trained for Deeperblue when he was living back in the UK. He is an Engineer by trade and very experienced in training people, not just in freediving, having trained over 500 people in different quality improvement techniques. He understands that different students have different learning styles and will try to coach and mentor you to the style that will help you develop your full potential.

Steve Hanson

PADI OWSI
TDI Extended Range
AIDA Freediver

Steve as been a PADI Instructor since 1999 and moved to Dahab the year after. He has over 5000 dives in varying countries such as: Malawi, South Africa, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Belize, Honduras, Cuba, Mexico and obviously – Egypt! He has taught hundreds of students since his time in Dahab, so whether you're a complete beginner or experienced diver, he surely has some words of wisdom to impart on you!

Mohamed Reda

Accountant Extraordinaire
Emergency First Response

Mohamed, or 'Momo' as he's affectionately known is H2O's back office accountant. He has a vast amount knowledge about everything... and anything. Super helpful also, he will assist you to the best of his ability whenever he can.

Ibrahim Gebril

PADI Rescue Diver
TDI Gas Blender

Ibrahim is an integral cog in the H2O Divers Dahab machine. He looks after your air, nitrox & trimix fills; will helpfully pull the trolley to our local Lighthouse & Mashraba dive sites, assist you with your kit and even carry tanks in the water for you if you have any special difficulties. He'll welcome you in the morning & help load the car. When we're off for the days diving, he'll be looking after the equipment and changing any pesky o-rings.

H2O DIVE CENTRE

H2O Dive Centre is located in the middle of Masbat Bay, the main pedestrian strip of Dahab, and close-by to 3 beautiful dive sites. The dive centre is surrounded by lots of restaurants, shops and bars to hang out. There is a little beach just in front where you can take a dip or enjoy the stunning and very peaceful view over the Gulf of Aqaba and the Saudi mountains.

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