Dive Site: El Gelwa

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 0 - 10 M

El Gelwa


Site Position

110 minutes cruising from El Gouna ; halfway Gubal Island and Shadwan.


Sea Conditions

Moderate waves; strong winds. Current can be deceiving. Take care…



Depth 0-10 meters at reef side, running into a coral garden at 12-18 meters. Oval-shaped reef. Sloping coral garden features a number of pinnacles. Drifting is a good option. Fine coral panoramas in excellent condition.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Gorgonians
  • Bubble coral
  • Chevron butterflyfish
  • Red Sea bannerfish
  • Half-and-half chromis
  • Lozenge filefish
  • Bigeye snapper
  • Devil scorpionfish