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2623 Logged Dives

Elphinstone Reef

This is one of the most famous dive site in Egypt. The Elphinstone Reef is full of healthy corals, magnificent clear blue water, and rich marine life. It is also a great destination to see your first shark.

The dive site location, environment, and reef formation makes this site one of the most important locations for sharks such as the oceanic whitetip and hammerhead shark.


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)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach
  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 28m

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
Great Hammerhead Shark
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Fishes
Barracuda
Lionfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Great Hammerhead Shark
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Fishes
Barracuda
Lionfish

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