Abu Ghusun (Wreck)

The dive site is located approx. 70km south of Marsa Alam and is a shallow dive from 5m to 25m with easy access from shore over the sand to the shipwreck that lays at 16m /17m deep. This dive is suitable for entry level divers, however, in rough conditions, visibility might not be the best.

The sandy bottom is host to blue spotted rays, crocodile fish, beautiful soft and hard corals, and moray eels. There is also a good chance of seeing sea turtles.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 17 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • Macro Spot
  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

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