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1155 Logged Dives

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!

Common sightings include oceanic whitetip sharks, (longmanus), tiger sharks, hammerhead shark, barracudas, and more.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Diving

Level

  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 32m

Visibility

  • 25m
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
Sharks
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Fishes
Barracuda
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Fishes
Barracuda

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