Dive Site: Abu Hashish

Access: Boat

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 6 - 25 M

Abu Hashish


Site Position

90 minutes cruising from Hurghada. Close to Ras Disha  in the center of a bay.


Sea Conditions

Choppy on windy days. Yet, satisfying for all levels and for training sessions.



Depth 6-25 meters. Site name translates as ‘seaweed’. Fringed by a huge reef. Flat sandy plateau, introducing a vertical drop-off. Shallow lagoon, infested with ergs.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Spiny row coral
  • Raspberry coral
  • Cornetfish
  • Longjawed squirrelfish
  • Bigfin reef squid
  • Hooded cuttlefish
  • Red octopus