Shalaniat

GPS: N 24° 40,217′ E 35° 08,850 General Information Shalaniat is part of a group of reefs that lie 2 km west of the island of Wadi Gemal and 4 km east of the mainland. The reef is 250 m long at its longest and is sheltered from the wind and waves by Wadi Gemal …

Shaab Dahara

GPS: N 24° 41,500′ E 35° 08,850′ General Information About 6 km off the mainland lies Dahara, a 3500 m long bank reef due north of the island of Wadi Gemal and separated from it by a 1.6 km wide channel. Its reet flat lies just below the water surface, and at its southern end, …

Habili Dahara

GPS: N 24° 44.754′ E 35° 11.151 General Information Habili Dahara lies alone at a distance from the reet group near Wadi Gemal, 5.5 km from the island of Dahara and 4.6 km south of Shaab Sharm. The small habili is only about 70 m long and therefore offers little protection from the elements. As …

Shaab Ghadir

GPS: N 24° 51,767′ E 35° 03,783′ General Information Shaab Ghadir Soghayr lies in the northern part of the Radir/Ghadir group about 8 km off the mainland and 29 km south of Marsa Alam. The egg-shaped bank reef is 330 m long and 220 m wide. Apart from a few daily boats, not many liveaboards …

shaab Nakari

GPS: N 24° 56,550′ E 34° 59,133 General Information Nakari lies 4 km off the Egyptian coast and 18 km south of Marsa Alam. Liveaboards seldom make a stop here, since the usual diving routes take them farther out to sea, and though it is more common to find daily boats here, the reef is …

Habili Marsa Alam

GPS: N 25° 04,167′ E 34° 56,617′ General Information Southeast of Shaab Marsa Alam, a circular rock formation known as Habili Marsa Alam rises from the seafloor. It lies 550 m from the southern tip of Shaab Marsa Alam and measures approximately 130 m across. Because of its exposure outside the shelter of the main …

Torombi

General Information Although it is a coastal dive site, we have also included Tormbi in this diver’s atlas. Many liveaboards from Port Ghalib make a stop here whether to do check dives, to end their diving safari with a pleasant and easy dive, or to pay its resident manatees, the dugongs, a visit. Since the …

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Sha’ab Sharm

GPS: N 24° 47,183′ E 35° 10,717 General Information Shaab Sharm is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the coastal reefs of Marsa Alam. The exposed reef lies 12 km off the Egyptian coast and measures 700 m at its longest. Its steep walls descend in steps to a depth of over 200 m letting …

Sha’ab Marsa Alam

General Information GPS: N 25° 04,417′ E 34° 56,133′ Shaab Marsa Alam is a beautiful and easy dive site 4 km east of the town of Marsa Alam. Because of its length of 790 m, the reef offers a wide range of different dives. Its proximity to the mainland and shallow depth generally attract a …

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Marsa Shouna

GPS: N 25° 28,167′ E 34° 40,917 General Information Although it is a coastal dive site, we have also included Shona in this diver’s atlas. Many liveaboards from Port Ghalib make a stop here whether to do check dives, to end their diving safari with a pleasant and easy dive, or to pay its resident …