The Egyptian Sailing & Water Ski Federation and the Sliders Cablepark herewith invite all Members Federations of the IWWF E&A Nations to the E&A Cable Wakeboard & Wakeskate Championships which will be held in El Gouna 25th of Nov to 2nd of December 2017.


  1. Location

El Gouna is the premier Red Sea holiday destination.

Conveniently located 25 kilometers north of Hurghada, El Gouna is only a four hour flight from Europe’s major capitals.


The facility is one of the largest Olympic standard cable parks in the world. It features both a clockwise and anti-clockwise cable 2x 5.0, as well as 2x Easy Ride 2.0 System, pro shop, beach club, restaurant, swimming pools, playground and regular special events and parties. Set against the glowing Egyptian desert, the location is truly paradise for European riders looking to escape the colder winter months.

El Gouna is a small lovely town located 25 minutes north from Hurghada. Built on 10 km of beach with 17 spectacular hotels, the town of over 22,000 residents spreads across islands and lagoons. Offering a superb infrastructure, excellent services and unforgettable night life, the destination is a 4-hour flight from Europe.

  1. Organizer

Tel: +201026022226

Name: Sliders Cable Park El Gouna Watersport Complex



  1. Cable System

The New Cable installation was built in 2014 It is a 5 Pylons  Rixen  System of 460 meters long with 6 carriers 10 meters high.

The competition will take place on the Smaller Clockwise Cable System. This is to minimise any potential impact from wind.




Rixen obstacles:

L = Large kicker

M = Medium Kicker

S = Small Kicker

FB = Funbox

RB = Rookie Box

E = Elephant

B = Box

The course will start with the 2 Large Kickers and will end after the engine towers hitting once again the 2 Large kickers.



  1. Official Hotels  

Orascom is the owner of the entire El Gouna island including all the hotels, they have approved 4 Hotels for this competition from 5 stars to 3 stars, different prices and locations. The whole island is 25km2, so, any hotel is more or less 5-6 km from Sliders Cable park.

Sheraton Miramar Resort El Gouna

Arena Inn

Ali Pasha Hotel

Dawar El Omda Hotel

Please use reservation code “ESWF2017”, The link for any of the 4 hotels would be: &group=ESWF2017

The individual hotel links are:

These links include a special group rate, discounted from El Gouna’s normal rates. Half Board is only available at the Arena Inn & Sheraton Miramar. All other hotels in El Gouna provide Bed and Breakfast Options only.

Please be aware the prices exclude service and tax charges, which will add approx 29% to the price shown.

  1. How to Reach the Site

The Organizer will provide a VIP service from the airport to the Hotels, a person will wait for you inside the airport helping with baggage and will bring you directly to the hotel, the cost is 25€ per person per way.

With regards to transport around El Gouna, and to the Cable Park, El Gouna have provided the following information:

Sliders will provide one bus in the morning and a return bus in the evening from the official hotels to the cable park. Times will be advised closer to the time. All other forms of transport are as follows:

The island is 25km2, so, you are never more than 5-6kms from Sliders Cable Park.

There are various ways to get around El Gouna.


TUK TUK – tuktuks are 1€ pp (max 3 ppl). It is the same price for any length of trip.  They are very safe and are usually driven by young men aged between 18 and 25. They are readily available either from the Marina and Downtown Bus station by waving one down or phoning for one. They can also be booked for sight seeing tours.


Uber Tuk Tuk in El Gouna, works great and easy booking!


TAXIS – Taxis cost 2€/40 LE per journey and are also available either from the Marina, Downtown Bus station, by waving one down or phoning  for one.


BUS /FERRY SERVICES – The bus services are regular (10-15mins). You can get a map from your hotel or the information centre in down town. It’s great value for money and costs just 10LE for a day pass up to 1am. The weekly pass is 2€ / 40LE which is fantastic!


LIMOSINE SERVICE – This is what they call the mini cab service in El Gouna. You pay different prices for the quality of the vehicle. They also have a brochure for the prices they charge to different locations around El Gouna including the airport.


The weather in El Gouna is sunny all year long. Temperatures range between 17 °C (63 °F) and 33 °C (91 °F). Humidity is 22% on average.



The local currency is EGP (Egyptian Pound), there are banks and ATMs close to the hotels.

Major Credit Cards are accepted everywhere.


According to the Egyptian Consulate, citizens of Europe can obtain visa upon arrival at any of the Egyptian airports of entry. These are approx €25

Please check with the Egyptian Embassy in your country for specific VISA requirements, we will publish a list of countries that require a VISA in advance of arrival in Bulletin 2. Egypt require a minimum of 6 months remaining on the travelers passport from date of arrival into the country. Please check this before travelling.

  1. INTENTION TO ENTER DEADLINE – Is not required this year.