Marsa Tondoba

Access to the dive site is only from a boat or zodiac. The bottom is sandy with a lot of coral blocks and pinnacles all covered with amazingly colourful soft corals.

Huge moray eels, eagle rays, sand eels, sea turtles, Parrotfish, flute fish, stingrays, tuna, and beautiful soft corals.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 21 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Marsa Nakari House Reef South

Very nice calm bay that is suitable for entry level and experienced divers. The bay guarantees a protected dive from the rough sea. Starting with a sloping sandy bottom, a dive to the north and the south sides can be conducted.

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Shaab Nakari

Located about 5 kilometers off the coast of Marsa Alam, the northwest side of Shaab Nakari offers beautiful wall diving. The rest of the reef is typical Red Sea coral reef with the usual residents. On the west side there is a sandy bottom at 15-25 meters/ 45-75 ft

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Marsa Samadai

This dive suits all divers. You might dive twice on each reef in this stunning bay. The reef is very rich and you can encounter at this spot hawksbill turtles and gigantic moray eels.

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Sha’ab Marsa Alam

Dive site is 10min by boat from Marsa Alam marina. The perfect place for a drift dive around the reef. Nice, colorful coral all around plus a small, old wreck to explore.

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Shaab Samadai / Dolphin House

Shaab Samaday, also known as Dolphin House, is a protected area by the Egyptian environment authorities. The crescent formation of the reef and shallow water has, over time, attracted bottlenose dolphins that use it as a rest location. This dive is perfect for entry-level divers and snorkelers alike.

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Well protected bay with entry from the beach, both sides of the bay with a beautiful and colorful reef. In the middle of the bay, there is a big area with seagrass.

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Marsa Egla

A great shore dive that is located 11km from Marsa Alam. There is easy access to the water in a bay format, suitable for entry level and experienced divers alike. The reef extends to the north and to the south where the bay divides; you can decide which direction to go...they are both good dives.

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Narrow entrance with a sandy bottom. Nice coral. A good dive site to make drift dives from the zodiac on the North Anemone City. Good for experienced and beginner divers.

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Marsa Shagra House Reef

Marsa Shagara is a bay with an easy sand bottom entrance that leads to South or North reef dives. The depth starts at 1m and drops to 40m + outside the bay. It is one of the most pristine house reef dives in the south. This dive is great for entry level and experienced divers.

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Elphinstone South is an amazing off-shore reef dive and preferred by many as an afternoon dive due to the fantastic lighting. The dive slopes down from 18m deep to the deepest top of the plateau at 40m.

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