Dive Site: Carless Reef

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 12 - 17 M

Carless Reef


Site Position

60 minutes cruising from Hurghada ; northeast of Big Giftun.


Sea Conditions

Only excellent weather permitting. No protected moorings. Experience requires courtesy of demanding and unpredictable current.



Depth 12-17 meters. Drop-off at 20-25 meters. Emerges from the sea like a surprise package. Two large pinnacles, encircled by a coral garden plateau. Spectacular drop-off, disappearing into the abyss.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Coaral meadow
  • Pinnacles
  • Moray eels
  • Midas blenny
  • Sargassum frogfish
  • Orange-striped triggerfish
  • Tuna
  • Nudibranch
  • Hammerhead shark