Dive Site: Shaab Petra

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 8 - 15 M

Shaab Petra


Site Position

45 minutes cruising from Hurghada; in Magawish area


Sea Conditions

Similar to Shaab Eshtab somewhat protected by islands. Could be chopp at times. Still very good choice for any level of diver and training sessions.



Depth 8-15 meters. Two ovel shaped ergs, interrupted by an elongated coral garden. Hard coral in pristine shape and condition. Small caverns.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Hard coral
  • Mushroom coral
  • Red tooth grouper
  • Clearfin lionfish
  • Bicoour puller
  • Bluegreen puller
  • Humbug damsel
  • Sergeant major
  • Moray eels