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2976 Logged Dives

Shaab Samadai / Dolphin House

Shaab Samaday, also known as Dolphin House, is a protected area by the Egyptian environment authorities. The crescent formation of the reef and shallow water has, over time, attracted bottlenose dolphins that use it as a rest location. This dive is perfect for entry-level divers and snorkelers alike.

This is the most common place in southern Egypt for those looking to dive with dolphins. It is also rich in other marine life such as rays and all the common Red Sea fish species.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Diving
  • Cavern/Cave
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach
  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 19m

Visibility

  • 23m
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
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Reptiles
Crocodile
Fishes
Moray Eel
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Reptiles
Crocodile
Fishes
Moray Eel
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes

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