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.

Hard and soft corals, many little fishes like Butterflyfish, Damselfish, Hogfish, Scorpionfish, and Nudibranch in the caves.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 23 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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