Dive Site: Shaab Sheer

Access: Boat, zodiac

Minimum Divers: 12

Minimum Qualification: Open water

Depth Range: 5 - 30 M

Shaab Sheer


Site Position

70 minutes cruising from Safaga ; southeast of Safaga Island


Sea Conditions

Occasional strong current around the corners. Mainly gentle behind the reef.




Depth 5-30 meters. Also known as Hyndman reef. Boomerang or horseshoe shaped. Pinnacles emerging from seabed. Popular as a drift dive. Beware of the narrow, yet photogenic canyons, allowing access to a dramatic underwater landscape.



Aquatic Panorama

  • Pinnacles
  • Coral garden
  • Redtooth triggerfish
  • Klunzinger’s wrasse
  • Bullethead parrotfish
  • Black surgeonfish
  • Bluescale emperorfish
  • Tuna