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.

Beautiful soft corals, many groups of fishes like Goldspotted sweetlips, Yellowfin goatfish, Butterflyfish, Snappers, Batfish, and Crocodile fish.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 24 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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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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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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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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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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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).

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Elphinstone North

Located 30km from Marsa Alam, Elphinstone North is one of the main dive sites in this area with lots of sharks and some of the most healthy coral reefs in the region. It is a 90 minute boat ride to reach, however definitely worth the trip!

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This is one of the most famous dive site in Egypt. The Elphinstone Reef is full of healthy corals, magnificent clear blue water, and rich marine life. It is also a great destination to see your first shark.

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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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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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