Dive Site: Middle Reef

Access: Shore

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water & Snorkeling

Depth Range: 0 - 12 M

Middle Reef


Site Position

80 minutes cruising from Safaga ;  east of Safaga island.


Sea Conditions

Exposed to sea and weather, yet fairly protected on south side. Currents may be prominent.



Depth 0-12 meters. Large circular reef, fringed by dozens of pinnacles. Scenic coral gardens and coral boulders. Stretches of amazing canyons and caves. Drift dives are fashionable.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Brain coral
  • Soft coral
  • Gorgonias
  • Lyretail anthias
  • Crown butterflyfish
  • Twinspot snapper
  • White tip reef shark