Dive Site: Banana Reef

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 14 - 22 M

Banana Reef


Site Position

90 minutes cruising from Hurghada ; northeast of Small Giftun.


Sea Conditions

Sheltered from the winds between Giftun reefs.Suits all diving levels.



Depth 14-22 meters. Crescent shaped reef, enclosing two fascinating coral towers and a coral meadow. Drifting is a natural choice here. There’s an anemone city at a depth of 14 meters. Soft corals in abundance.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Soft coral
  • Pinnacles
  • Eagle rays
  • Feather-tailed rays
  • Green turtles
  • Anemone fish
  • Barracuda
  • Moon grouper
  • Common lionfish