28.4385, 34.4624

258 Logged Dives

Golden Blocks

Approx. 15min drive, south of Dahab. Great, easy dive site with a beautiful block, full of glass fish and banner fish. Shallow sloping reef with sand and boulders. From 18m depth changing to closed reef, always with sandy roads. Small canyon with gorgonian at 25-30m.

Tailless pipefish, scorpion fish, blue spotted rays, lots of macro. Whale sharks have been seen here many times in October! Also dolphins, big stingrays and eagle rays possible.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 23m

Visibility

  • 21m
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
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus

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