Egypt

Sinai Peninsula

The Ras Mohammed National Park at the southern tip of the peninsula has spectacular reefs, hard and soft corals, and an amazing variety of fish life and stunning sea walls. The national park is close to both Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab. Sharm offers you access to some amazing shipwrecks like the Thistlegorm. Dahab – more rustic in nature – has some great local diving, and the famous Blue Hole is a thrill for many adventure seeker.

 

Sea Red Sea
Number of Dive Site 80+
Experience Level Beginner – Advanced
Depth 5 – 40 m
Visibility 10 – 50 m
Currents Can be strong
Surface Conditions Usually calm
Water Temperature 20 – 28
Good For Walls, pelagic fish, coral, wrecks
Number of Days 7 – 10 days
Available Resorts, Day Trips and Liveaboard
Best Time to Go Year Round


Southern Red Sea

The best diving in Egypt can be found in the south of Egypt. Big Brothers, Elphinstone Reef and Rocky Island are 3 places offering incredible diving. Oceanic white tip sharks, grey reef sharks and hammerhead sharks visit the reefs. Walls overgrown with soft corals and gorgonians, in combination with strong currents offer a great spectacle at many sites.

 

Sea Red Sea
Number of Dive Site 50+
Experience Level Beginner – Advanced
Depth 5 – 40 m
Visibility 10 – 30 m
Currents Can be strong
Surface Conditions Can be rough
Water Temperature 20 – 27
Good For Walls, pelagic fish, coral
Number of Days 7 – 10 days
Available Resorts, Day Trips and Liveaboard
Best Time to Go Year Round