Sudan is still considered a fairly untouched diving destination with some of the Red Sea's most remote dive sites. Each liveaboard expedition into Sudanese waters has a real feel of adventure. Pioneers in the diving world such as Hans Hass and Jacques Cousteau, visited the reefs during 50's and 60's.
Diving in Sudan is often referred to as "off-shore" diving at reefs with steep spectacular walls, intact wrecks and Cousteau's Con-shelf project. Tides and currents hardly exist and the visibility is fantastic.
One of Sudan's most popular dive sites is the Umbria, which was sunk by the Italians during WWII in order to avoid capture by the English. The wreck is 150m in length and contains bombs, vehicles and enough paraphernalia to keep any diver happy for hours.