RAS MOHAMED

NAME & LOCATION

In the south of the Sanai peninsula, just 12 kilometers under Sharm El Sheikh, is the first National Marine Park of Egypt. The name Ras Mohamed means head of Mohamed and it is said that this name was given because the profile of a cliff looks like a man’s head.

The national park of Ras Mohamed was founded in 1983 and as it was founded it included the Islands of Tiran. These Islands were later given to Saudi Arabia and no longer enjoy the protection of the national park.
The national park of Ras Mohamed was founded in 1983 and as it was founded it included the Islands of Tiran. These Islands were later given to Saudi Arabia and no longer enjoy the protection of the national park.
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TIRAN

NAME & LOCATION

Located East of the Sinai Peninsula between the mainland and the Tiran Islands the Tiran Straights are found. This location is named after the islands and hold 4 famous dive sites: Gordon, Thomas, Woodhouse and Jackson.

The SS Thistlegorm has found her final resting place at the edge of the Ras Mohamed National park, just west of Sharm. On the east side the straight of Tiran with famous sites like Wilson and Jackson.
The SS Thistlegorm has found her final resting place at the edge of the Ras Mohamed National park, just west of Sharm. On the east side the straight of Tiran with famous sites like Wilson and Jackson.
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SS THISTLEGORM – SINAI

NAME & LOCATION

East of the Sinai Peninsula, 40 kilometers from Sharm and on the edge of the Ras Mohamed National Park is where the world famous SS Thistlegorm found her final resting place.

The SS Thistlegorm has found her final resting place at the edge of the Ras Mohamed National park, just west of Sharm. On the east side the straight of Tiran with famous sites like Wilson and Jackson.
The SS Thistlegorm has found her final resting place at the edge of the Ras Mohamed National park, just west of Sharm. On the east side the straight of Tiran with famous sites like Wilson and Jackson.
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THE BROTHER ISLANDS

NAME & LOCATION

The Brother Islands are a world famous scuba diving destination. and offer some of the best diving in Egypt and in Red Sea. These 2 Islands (Little Brother and Big Brother) are famous for their wonderful pristine coral as well as being one of the best places in Egypt to dive with Sharks!

In front of El Quseir far away at sea are the Brother Islands. A big one with a light house and a small one that are connected by a deep ledge. Two stunning sites that offer a thresher shark cleaning station, 2 wrecks, wall diving and drifting and a fair chance to see different species of sharks.
In front of El Quseir far away at sea are the Brother Islands. A big one with a light house and a small one that are connected by a deep ledge. Two stunning sites that offer a thresher shark cleaning station, 2 wrecks, wall diving and drifting and a fair chance to see different species of sharks.
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DAEDALUS REEF

NAME & LOCATION

Daedalus is a remote outpost of a reef, less than a kilometre wide and marked by a lighthouse, some 80 km offshore from Marsa Alam. Its isolation means it is only visited by liveaboard and this, together with its marine park status, means its reefs are in top condition and it’s one of the best loved scuba dives in the Red Sea.

The Egyptian name for Daedalus Reef is Abu Kizan. Kizan” mean “pottery” as there is a Wreck at the Northern side of the reef that had a cargo of pottery. In present time the wreck is totally destroyed by waves

Elphinstone Reef is found between Marsa Alam and Port Ghalib only about 4 miles out the coast. The area in front of Marsa Alam is named after this city. And farther out and to the south the famous reef of Daedalus.
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ELPHINSTONE

NAME & LOCATION

Located only 3-4 miles off the coastline, Elphinstone is one of the world famous dive sites of the Red Sea. She can be done by daily or speedboat, however for your comfort we advise to do her by Liveaboard.

This name was given by international marine shart. The arabic name Shagra means Blondie. If you are moored at the reef on a sunny morning, when you look at the shore, you will see a solitarily bright red mountain which is called Shagra Mountain or The Blondie Mountain. 

Elphinstone Reef is found between Marsa Alam and Port Ghalib only about 4 miles out the coast. The area in front of Marsa Alam is named after this city. And farther out and to the south the famous reef of Daedalus.
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FURY SHOAL / SATAYA

LOCATION

The Fury Shoals a.k.a. Sataya make up several reefs along the Southwest Red Sea coast, offering amazing scuba diving opportunities with some of the most pristine reefs in Egypt. The hard and soft coral are unspoiled and are a highlight of many dive sites.

A very famous dive site in The Fury Shoals is called the Dolphin Reef (Sha’ab Sataya). A pod of Dolphins is living there and can be often spotted while scuba diving or Snorkeling.

Fury shoal also known as Sataya is a reef system south of Hamata and is famous for stunning hard coral gardens and some caverns and not to forget the home of a famous dolphin house.
Fury shoal also known as Sataya is a reef system south of Hamata and is famous for stunning hard coral gardens and some caverns and not to forget the home of a famous dolphin house.
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SAINT JOHNS

NAME & LOCATION

The St. John’s reefs lie directly south of the Peninsula (Ras) Banas, near Hamata and close to the Sudanese border. It covers an area of sea of roughly 290 km² and has a great diversity of diving environments. Healthy reefs, wall diving, drift diving and caverns come to mind.

Rocky & Zabargad are two islands that are the farthest outpost of Egypt. The are located East of Saint Johns, a plateau that is home of amazing reefs each with a very different structure. From caverns to deep dropping walls and a forrest of pinnacles.
Rocky & Zabargad are two islands that are the farthest outpost of Egypt. The are located East of Saint Johns, a plateau that is home of amazing reefs each with a very different structure. From caverns to deep dropping walls and a forrest of pinnacles.
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ROCKY & ZABARGAD

NAME & LOCATION

As the most southerly of Egypt’s Red Sea dive destinations, not many divers make it to Zabargad and Rocky Island. Those who do, often say this is the best diving in the Red Sea.

the name rocky comes from the rocky island structure above water. Ands Zabargad is named after the emerald that used to be mined there.

Rocky & Zabargad are two islands that are the farthest outpost of Egypt. The are located East of Saint Johns, a plateau that is home of amazing reefs each with a very different structure. From caverns to deep dropping walls and a forrest of pinnacles.
Rocky & Zabargad are two islands that are the farthest outpost of Egypt. They are located East of Saint Johns, a plateau that is home of amazing reefs each with a very different structure. From caverns to deep dropping walls and a forrest of pinnacles.
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