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Ras Mohamed Sharm El Sheikh Dive Sites

Jackfish Alley

27°46.000′ N – 34°15.400′ E The name of this site derives from the wide sandy ‘road’ between the coral ledge bordering the coast and a parallel satellite reef that is often frequented by jackfish and other predators. Jackfish Alley, which was originally known as Fisherman’s Bank or also Ras Kusba, is south of Ras Za’atar. …

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Deep North Sharm El Sheikh Dive Sites Tiran

Woodhouse

28°00.119′ N – 34°27.970′ E located between Thomas Reef and Jackson Reef. Woodhouse Reef is narrow and long and thus offers no shelter at all to boats and has no fixed moorings. Consequently scuba divers in this spot must make a drift dive – and this must be done only in good weather conditions. The …

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Sharm El Sheikh Dive Sites Tiran

Thomas Reef

27°59.437′ N – 34°27.644′ E This reef is one of the most spectacular diving sites in the northern Red Sea. The lack of mooring points makes drift diving necessary: the southern corner of the reef is the classic starting point for your underwater itinerary, which continues along the eastern side where the wall, rich in …

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Sharm El Sheikh Dive Sites Tiran

Lagoona Reef

27°59.847′ N – 34°28.915′ E The western side of Tiran Island is bordered by a madreporic formation standing over a splendid coral lagoon with an average depth of 10 to 12 meters, and known by scuba divers as Laguna Reef. A transverse hard coral wall divides the lagoon into two parts – North and South …

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Sharm El Sheikh Dive Sites Tiran

Jackson Reef

28°00.354′ N – 34°28.283’E Jackson Reef is the most northerly reef in Tiran and is known for the wreck, partially demolished in 1996, of the Cypriot merchant ship Lara (a cargo boat of 4,752 tonnes), which sank here in December 1981. Diving here usually begins on the southern side, which is sheltered from the waves …

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Sharm El Sheikh Dive Sites Tiran

Gordon Reef

27°59.097′ N – 34°27.250′ E Gordon Reef is known and easily identified by the wreck of the Panamanian cargo ship Loullia (3,461 tonnes), which ran aground on the northern end in September 1981. The fact that there is a fixed mooring on the southern side and a wide and rather shallow (10-24 meters) plateau that …

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Local Sharm El Sheikh Dive Sites

LOCAL SOUTH NAMMA BAY

27°53.015′ N. – 34°19.724′ E Sodfa better-known and more popular Tower, on a level with a small promontory jutting into the sea, on which four large tourist villages have been built: the Tower Resort and Club, Sharm Club and, behind these two, the New Tower Club and Club Reef. The dive begins at the height …

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Local Sharm El Sheikh Dive Sites

LOCAL NORTH NAMMA BAY

Ras Ghamila 27°58.342′ N – 34°25.684′ E The name Ras Ghamila’ Delightful Cape’ IN Arabic) is not on official maps, but is used by divers to indicate the tongue of reef that juts out eastwards and supports the green beacon marking the western end of the Strait of Tiran. All the ships that come down …

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