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21 Logged Dives

Coral Forest

Coral Forest is one of the dive sites in Ras Abu Galum, about 16 kilometres north of Dahab. Access is via a small lagoon which leads into a beautiful coral garden, which drops down from about 16m. For diving only accessible by camel. Ride on the camel about 1h15min from Blue Hole.

Lots of schooling fish, glassfish block, black corals and gorgonians. Beautiful shallow coral garden, with many clownfish, pufferfish, groupers, boxfish.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach
  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 23m

Visibility

  • 14m
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
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Rays
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab

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