foul bay

Foul Bay begins at the small town of Berenice and extends down to the Egyptian border with Sudan with a distance from north to south of over 90 km. Note that a separate section has been devoted to St. John’s reefs in the south to better distinguish the large area, which is why we have …

Sernaka Island

Sernaka Island, also known as Mikauwa Island, lies just 6 km south of the Ras Banas peninsula and is surrounded by a fringing reef that stretches out far into the sea to the north. The island is uninhabited and affords the opportunity to make short excursions on land, from where pictures can be taken of …

Il Kamash

ship wreck south red sea fisherman ship wreck It must be mentioned in advance that. our information on this shipwreck does not come from a first-hand source; it is unconfirmed and may to. some extent even. be distorted. Our source is the .captain of a liveaboard, who claimed. to have heard the story of the …

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Umm Chararim

General Information Umm Chararim lies 24 km north of St. John’s reefs and 22 km south of Sernaka Island, halfway between the two dive sites. It is a good place to make a stop during the long journey to the north. However, this is not the only good reason to come here: in the south …

Paradise Reef

General Information Paradise Reef lies just 600 m away from Umm Chararim and forms the southern end of the long group of reefs. It is also known to the Egyptians as “Orabi“, named after local fishermen. The 120 m wide reef measures 930 m from north to south and provides safe moorings, which, though suitable, …