Dive Site: Shaab El Erg

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 0 - 18 M

Shaab El Erg

 

Site Position

90 minutes cruising from Hurghada ; halfway El Gouna and Shadwan.

 

Sea Conditions

Unprotected location. Exposed. Yet shelterd moorings.

 

Profile/Specifics

Depth 0-18 meters, sliding to a vertical drop-off. Horse-shoe shaped reef, sheltering dolphins. Locally known as Dolphin House. Sandy bottom with profusion of small pinnacles. Your model coral garden with sandy seabed and pinnacles.

 

Aquatic Panorama

  • Soft coral
  • Bluespotted ray
  • Green turtle
  • Golden batfish
  • Crescent-tail bigeye
  • Yellowspotted burrfish
  • Red Sea coral grouper