First person to freedive the Arch at Dahab’s Blue Hole
Last updated: August 27, 2017 at 19:10 pm
William Winram (Canada) became the first person to swim through the Arch at Dahab’s Blue Hole without scuba gear on June 1, 2007. The roof of the Arch lies at a depth of 52 m (170 ft) and the tunnel is 30 m (100 ft) long.
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