Chicken Wreck (M.V Glaros)

M.V. Glaros was a 60m diesel refrigerator vessel. It rests on its side at around 20m depth. It is known as ’Chicken Wreck’ due to its cargo of frozen chickens which can still be found inside the hold.It ran aground on the 20/11/76 and later sank on the 22/11/76. All crew were rescued.

You can find a selection of hard and soft corals growing on the masts. Usual selection of Red Sea fauna and flora is in abundance. A large abundance of pipefish can be found here.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 17 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Bahadur Resort House Reef

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Sheraton Beach Resort

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La Plage Resort House Reef

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Ann Ann (Wreck)

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