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Marsa Abu Galawa

1 hour south of El Gouna is Marsa Abu Galawa. It is a nice bay with a drop off full of beautiful hard corals. In the bay you find nice coral blocks and inside there is a shallow sea gras area.

All kinds of reef fish can be found here as well as scorpion fishes, lion fishes, stone fishes, moray eels, and small stuff like nudibranches and shrimps.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 16m

Visibility

  • 22m
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
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder

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