Ras Bob

This site was named as a tribute to an underwater camera-man, Bob Johnson, who worked in the area for many years. It is sheltered from the waves and wind and usually has weak currents.

You can make this dive as a drift or as a mooring dive. There are many small bays with light colored sandy floors in which you will see numerous small caves.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 25 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Ras Nasrani

Ras Nasrani is the most diverse dive site in the national park. First, you dive at the wall, then you pass a sandy slope and after that, the coral garden opens. Plenty of hard and soft corals and coral blocks to explore! This site is suitable for every level of diver and snorkelers.

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The reef wall drops away to a sandy plateau at about 13m, at the center is a gully with swim throughs at 10m and 35m. There is an eel garden to the north.

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Shark’s Bay

Sharks Bay is one of the common dive sites of SSH, the bay formation and the easy access attract snorkelers and divers of all levels. The slopping bottom makes it perfect for conducting courses. You can dive to the north or south reefs.

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In Ras Ghamila you can find big table corals, gorgonians, and pinnacles all over a sandy bottom. This dive site is suitable for any level of diver and snorkelers.

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Gordon Reef is most famous for the wreck of the “Lovilla” which ran aground on the northern end of the reef in 1981. This dive can be done as either drift or a mooring dive, mooring on the southern side of the reef.

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Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay is an easy dive site suitable for every level of diver and also good for snorkeling. Sandy slopes, drop-offs, small pinnacles, and coral blocks will be found here.

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Thomas is the smallest of the reefs in the Strait of Tiran, but at the same time the most diverse. From steep faces to canyons and plateaus, you will find everything.

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Fun drift dive from the boat, Woodhouse is the longest of the 4 main reefs in the Straits of Tiran. Currents can be strong. There is a split in the middle of the reef and care needs to be taken towards the end of the reef where a washing machine effect can sometimes be present. The reef is fabulously colorful!

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Far Garden

The Far Garden dive site is a very interesting area. From pinnacles to drop-offs and canyons to caves, you will find everything here. Even with these exciting features, this site is suitable for all levels of divers and snorkelers alike.

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By far the most colourful dive site in the Strait of Tiran. This reef is full of colorful and different corals because this is a narrow reef and the currents can pull around it. On the steep wall, you can find an endless amount of soft corals and on the left plateau a fire coral garden.

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