Dive Site: Sakhwat Abu Galawa

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 4 - 22 M

Sakhwat Abu Galawa


Site Position

50 minutes cruising from El Gouna; halfway between Hurghada and El Gouna.


Sea Conditions

Anticipate bumpy conditions. Exposed and unprotected.



Depth 4-22 meters. Plateau with coral meadows. Shallow wall. Made for drifting. Flat and sandy sefloor.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Tubular sponges
  • Fire coral
  • Bluespotted ray
  • Tiger cardinalfish
  • Sleek unicornfish
  • Scribbled filefish