27.4143, 33.8645

195 Logged Dives

Gota Shaab El Erg

This dive site is the section of coral reef which makes up the channel of Dolphins House Reef. It is a 1 hour and 10 minute ride northeast of El Gouna. The site has a max depth of 10m and is full of soft coral and anthias fish. There are nice pinnacles with sloping coral gardens nearby.

Anthias fish, parrots fish, buffers fish, stingrays, snappers, turtle, octopus, morays, eagle rays, and dolphins.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Diving
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 14m

Visibility

  • 23m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Molluscs
Octopus
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Molluscs
Octopus

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