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Abu Kafan South

Abu Kafan Depth: 6 - 100m / Travel time: 80-90 min.is about 80 minutes outside Of Soma Bay. Roughly translated, Abu Kafan means "father of the abyss". This is a suitable description for this reef. If you dive here, you know why! Abu Kafan can be described as a smaller version of Elphinstone.

On the plateau you will meet moray eels, lipfish, groupers, anthine clouds, barracudas, turtles and reef sharks. Marauders and mackerel can be found there, sometimes whale sharks


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Dive

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 26m

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
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pygmy Seahorse
Weedy Seadragon
Fishes
Parrotfish
Porcupine Fish
Jellyfish
Sea Nettle
Portuguese Man o'War
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pygmy Seahorse
Weedy Seadragon
Fishes
Parrotfish
Porcupine Fish
Jellyfish
Sea Nettle
Portuguese Man o'War

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