Dive Site: Shaab Samman

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 8 - 25 M

Shaab Samman


Site Position

60 minutes cruising from Safaga; facing Soma Bay


Sea Conditions

Exposed to current and weather.



Depth 8-25 meters, sloping to 60 meters. Little reef with a hard coral ridge, running parallel to the shore line


Natural light penetrates cracks in the top of the reef, making for spectacular effects.


Aquatic Panorama

  • Hard coral
  • Orbicular batfish
  • Lizardfish
  • Gobies
  • Jacks
  • Ehrenberg’s snapper
  • Crocodilefish