Abu Dabab North

Abu Dabab North is a significant dive site located in the Marsa Alam zone with very easy access from the shore. This site is suitable for all diver levels and snorkelers as well. It can be easily accessed from boat and shore (boats can only access the site from outside the bay).

One of the most common places in Marsa Alam to see sea cows (dugongs), green sea turtles, and more.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 18 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Abu Dabab I

Beautiful coral garden, many coral blocks with amazingly colorful soft corals. Few little caves with beautiful light inside them. Approachable with boat or zodiac.

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Reef and coral garden in front of Abu Dabbab Bay. Beautiful cave with bright light inside. Small and old wreck beautifully covered with soft corals. Approachable by zodiac.

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Um Halhalla

Access to the dive site is with a zodiac. Many big and small reef blocks and pinnacles here are covered with wonderful soft and hard corals. This site is good for beginners.

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The nearby jetty can be used to enter this dive or you can enter from the shore through a very nice small canyon leading you to the clear blue water. This dive starts with a sloping sand bottom where you can choose to head to the north or south reef.

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Abu Dabab IV

Access to this dive site is from a zodiac. This site has one big coral block with colourful soft and hard corals, surrounded by small corals blocks and pinnacles.

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Abu Dabab V

Access to this dive site is from a zodiac. Big and small coral blocks are found here with nice soft and hard corals. There are beautiful caves and open places with breathtaking light.

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Abu Dabab VI

Access to the dive site is with the zodiac. This is one big coral reef. The waves make strange shapes on the reef, making it more interesting. This site is surrounded by small pinnacles.

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Marsa Mourain

The entrance is a sandy corridor between the rocks equipped with a rope. This makes the entrance and exit easier in case of a strong current. Both sides of the sandy bay are covered with beautiful reefs with corners. You will find colorful soft and hard corals.

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Marsa Murain

The dive site is in a bay formation allowing two nice shore dives to be conducted. This site is suitable for all levels of divers. The shallow water shore entry is easy and only requires extra energy when there are rough seas. As soon as you enter the water you will notice the nice landscape that contains many sand eels.

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Marsa Shuni

Also known as Shoni Bay, this site has an easy, sandy entrance with the main reef to the north and south. On the south side, around 80m from the main reef, beautiful coral blocks are found with a lot of colorful hard corals.

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