Dive Site: Abu Kifan North/South

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 10 - 30 M

Abu Kifan North/South


Site Position

1000minutes cruising from Safaga; south-east from Safaga Island


Sea Conditions

Open sea and exposed to weather. Moderate to strong currents.



Depth to 30 meters. Deep wall dives require experience. Popular with underwater photographers. Affectionally known as “Father of the Deep”.

At the north of Abu Kafan is a big plateau with many smaller corals and one bigger coral formation. A huge and long plateau in the most beautiful colors looms on the southern side. Recommended to do a drift dive. als let diver hearts beat faster. Either small nudibranchs or big turtles, here you can find everything. Beautiful pinnacles.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Black coral
  • Soft coral
  • gorgonia
  • Bannerfish
  • Sweetlips
  • Giant barracuda
  • Sea turtles
  • Nudibranchs