Green Hole ED

Shore dive by minibus. Entry through a large hole in the reef top, then through a canyon. On both sides very nice coral garden. Partly rugged reef slopes. A rope helps with entry and exit.

Many soft corals, angelfish, butterflyfish, scorpionfish, with luck eagle rays, crabs, nudibranchs

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 16 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Coral Garden / Gassous Bay

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Gasus Soraya

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Shaab Hamdallah

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Cannon Reef

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Sha’ab Sheer West

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Sha’ab Claude

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Al Kahfain (Wreck)

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Abu Kafan

Abu Kafan is a long, narrow reef with a large plateau running north to south. Roughly translated, Abu Karan means “father of the deep.“ This steep wall drops vertically to well over the 100 meters deep.

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