27.5570, 33.8745

286 Logged Dives

El Gilwa

2 hours in the north direction are the Siyoul Islands with different and nice dive sites. El Gilwa is on the westside of the Siyoul Kebir Island and has a lot of nice coral blocks covered in soft corals. Sometimes there can be a strong current here.

You will encounter lots of nudibranchs, glass fish, puffer fish, clown fish, and other reef fish. Also, you may see big rays like feather tail rays and eagle rays.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 17m

Visibility

  • 25m
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
Sharks
Whale Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Damselfish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whale Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Damselfish
Box Fish
Bannerfish

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