Dive Site: Shaab Eshta

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 7 - 12 M

Shaab Eshta


Site Position

45 minutes cruising from Hurghada ; south of Big Giftun.


Sea Conditions

Reasonably protected by the vicinity of Magawish islands. Mind choppy conditions on the day. Benchmark for entry level training. Suiting all levels of diving.




Depth 7-12 meters. Narrow channel splitsing two ergs. Tight canyon passage. Seagrass meadows in abundance, scattered with small coral structures and table corals.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Sargasso fields
  • Table coral
  • Staghorn coral
  • Palenose parrotfish
  • Forktail rabbitfish
  • Zebra bream
  • Barracuda