Sharm El Sheikh Dive Sites
1. Jackson Reef (28°00.450' N, 34°28.350 E)
Most northerly of the reefs of Tiran, superb wall diving along its entire
perimeter, with sights of sharks, turtles and other big fish.
2. Thomas Reef
Between Gorden and Woodhouse reefs, smaller round reef with walls
plunging deep fully covered with soft coral, gorgonias and colourful
3. Ras Nasrani (9km north of Naama Bay)
The south side of the cape is formed by big hard coral blocks on the
shallows, after dropping to greater depths with caves and overhangs
along the wall.
4. Far Garden (just north of Naama Bay)
The most seaward of the gardens, is therefore a more colourful fringing
reef and more frequently visited by pelagics. Glassfish caves.
5. Pinky's Wall
Drift dive along the fringing reef, a slope from where richly covered
coral heads emerge before becoming a shear bottomless wall.
Northern side of Ras Umm Sidds wall, fully decorated coral heads rise
from a gentle slope, housing schools of glassfish against a colourful
7. Ras Umm Sidd (27°50.950' N, 34°18.600' E)
The south side of the cape offers a superb gorgonian forest, before
getting to the surface of the plateau bursting with life and with the
possibility of spotting big fish at the corner.
8. Ras Za'atar
Most northern dive of Ras Mohammed National Park, it is the southern
entrance to the bay of Marsa Bareika. Steep wall with caves and
overhangs, becomes a gentler slope around the corner, scattered with
colourful coral heads.
9. Shark Observatory (27°44.000' N, 34°16.000' E)
Southern end of Sinai Peninsula, the towering cliffs continue beneath
thhe surface to fade into the deep blue. Smoothed wall with numerous
gullies and canyons dessed with soft corals. Jacks and Turtles.
10. Shark & Jolanda Reefs (27°43.150' N, 34°15.590' E)
Mythic site in one of the most strategic spots in all of the Red Sea, the
two small pinnacles are joined by a shear wall dropping to the deep
blue covered in soft corals. Large schools of fish gather in often strong
currents with large pelagics approaching to feed on them. Small
remains of the 'Jolanda' wreck present