Dunraven, wreck

The Dunraven wreck is lays a bit further out than the popular daily dive sites around Sharm el Sheikh, on Shaab Mahmoud. This wreck is laying upside-down and is gives shelter to many species.

You can see different kinds of moray eels, nudibranchs, and vanikoro sweepers inside the wreck. The reef itself is covered with porites where you can find many stonefish.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 22 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Artificial Reef
  • Drift Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Beacon Rock

Beacon rock is located approximately 7miles west of the Ras Mohammed National Park. A large coral outcrop that fringes the Southern tip of a large lagoon of Sha’ab Mahmoud. On the Southern most tip of this fringing reef is a metal Beacon giving the site its name. This site is home to the wreck of the Dunraven.

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Small Crack

Small Crack is a dive site that is usually visited on liveaboard trips. You dive from the outside reef through the crack into the lagoon or vice versa. This dive site is best for advanced divers.

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The Alternatives

This is a very interesting dive site, different pinnacles are lined up over a drop-off. The first of these pinnacles is called “Stingray Station.“ This dive is suitable for every level of diver and also snorkelers.

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This site is in the Ras Muhammad area, reachable in one and half hours by daily boats to the south of Sharm El Sheikh. This is a drift dive between two columns of reefs flushed by a strong current most of the time.

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This dive site sits in the bay of Mersa Bareika and is scattered with colorful coral heads that stretch all around the area and flourish with high and low tide, giving a diverse array of marine life.

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Anemone City

Anemone City is located right next to Shark Reef, and is a beautiful coral garden right before the drop-off. Suitable for all levels of divers, from beginners to experienced. Also a beautiful place for snorkelers!

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Shark & Yolanda Reef

This is the most famous dive site around Sharm el Sheikh and is suitable for every level of diver as there are many possibilities to dive on these reefs. Shark Reef, Yolanda Reef, and Satellite Reef make up the 3 pinnacles here. On Yolanda Reef you can find toilets and a mast laying around from the sunken Yolanda wreck.

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Eel Garden

Eel Garden lays between a wall and a canyon. This sandy slope is suitable for divers of any level. There is even an entrance from the shore, starting from a small cave right on top of the sandy slope.

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The site is not aptly named as it is not noted for its shark sightings, however, it is a fantastic dive. Beneath the towering cliffs that continue below the surface to disappear into the deep abyss, the wall is covered with soft coral.

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A comparatively shallow site that is good for a second or third dive, Jackfish Alley has two enormous caves filled with shoaling glassfish. Depth: 6m to 20m. Rating: intermediate. Access: boat.

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