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570 Logged Dives

Gotha Abu Galawa

This site is located in Abu Galawa reef which is about 1 hour south of Elgouna. This dive site is suitable for all divers, especially beginners. The depth is around 4m with a maximum depth of only 10m. There are beautiful pinnacles full of glass and anthias fish. There is also a possibility for a drift dive and seeing dolphins as well.

Wildlife encounters include glass fish, anthias fish, puffer fish, clown fish, octopus, morays, stingrays, eagle rays, fantail stingray, scorpion fish, stone fish, lion fish, snake eel, and dolphins.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 14m

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
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Moray Eel
Clownfish
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Snapper
Triggerfish
Molluscs
Octopus
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Moray Eel
Clownfish
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Snapper
Triggerfish
Molluscs
Octopus

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