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Ras Za`atar

Most northern dive of Ras Mohamed National Park, this site is the southern entrance to the bay of Mersa Bareika. This is where the steep wall of Ras Mohamed, with caves and overhangs, meets the gentle slope of the bay of Marsa Bareika

Colorful coral heads. Head north along the wall amongst big overhangs and dark gullies, the wall is swathed in sea fans, gorgonians and the odd sprig of black coral.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Diving
  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 24m

Visibility

  • 25m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
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Sharks
Whale Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Thresher Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Bannerfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whale Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Thresher Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Bannerfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps

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