Dive Site: North Umm Gamaar

Access: Boat

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 5 - 40+ M

North Umm Gamaar


Site Position

90 minutes cruising from Hurghada; north of Big Guftun.


Sea Conditions

Current can be ripping. Experience required.



Depth 0-24 meters. Sandy bottom sloping towards two huge coral boulders. Sheer vertical wall on southside. There’s a cave at 8 meters.



Aquatic Panorama

  • Hard coral
  • Soft coral
  • Gorgonians
  • Lyretail anthias
  • Emperor snapper
  • Purple-streak parrotfish
  • Sixspot groupers
  • Threadfin butterflyfish