28.3567, 34.4391

172 Logged Dives

El Shugarath

approx. 14km south of Dahab, reachable in 50 min with the day boat. Diving in northern direction. First sandy plateau, which drops steeply from 20m. After a short diving time you reach a canyon which is 20-50m deep. North of it a forest of giant gorgonians. Partly strong current.

Longnose groupers in the gorgonians, nudibranchs, octopuses, large barracudas, snappers, fusiliers. Turtles, tunas, mackerels.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Diving

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 30m

Visibility

  • 24m
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
Sharks
Great Hammerhead Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Great Hammerhead Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab

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