Dive Site: Ras Umm Hesiwa

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 15 - 40 M

Ras Umm Hesiwa


Site Position

50 minutes cruising from Safaga ; facing Soma Bay


Sea Conditions

Requires days of calm weather and diving experience.



Depth 15-40 meters. Presence of large table corals. Demanding dive. Main reef provides shallower depths for beginners.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Table coral
  • Sea fans
  • Crocodilefish
  • Arabian butterflyfish
  • Black surgeonfish
  • Emperor angelfish
  • Tresher shark