Safaga Tour

60km South of Hurghada the quality of diving increases already. This liveaboard route has the advantage of being in a protected area and for this reason can offer easy conditions for less experienced divers who will be diving top dive sites like :

Salem Express wreck , Panorama reef, Abu Kefan , Shab Sherr , Tobia Arba , Middle Reef , Tobia Soraya , Gamoul Kebir , etc..

Salem Express wreck

salem1salemIn 1991 this 100m ferry boat which was on its way back from the Mecca sunk and is now lying on it's side on the bottom of the Red Sea. Max depth: 34m

 

 

Panorama reef

panoramaOne of the biggest reefs in Safaga. Huge coral formations. Walls dropping to over 200m. Numerous grottos and overhangs, gorgonians and soft corals. Jack fish, Barracudas and Reef Sharks often visit the area. Even Hammerhead Sharks have been seen by early morning divers at the end of spring.
max depht : 120 mt

Abou El Kefan

kafan2The North has an interesting plateau and on its drop off beautiful black corals. Resident Barracuda schools and turtles. Sometimes Reef sharks can be seen there.
Its Southern part has a drop off at 30m and at the outer reef different kinds of sharks are to be seen there In the winter time Manta Rays glide up from the big blue. Max depht : 120 mt

Umm Hal Hal

This is a rarely chosen dive site in the South of Safaga. For this reason the place is still quite virgin . The North side is a drop off descending to 80m . Tuna; Barracudas, Turtles and Sharks can be seen there. Perfect place for drift dives.
The Southern part boasts beautiful coral gardens letting you feel a touch of paradise. A part has also got caves and canyons.

Gamul Kebir

The North of this reef has different coral heads with beautiful soft coral . This place is also called "Barracuda house" because a group of Barracuda can often be seen here. Stingrays and Nurse sharks are often seen here too. In winter time the strong wind makes diving impossible.

Tubya Hamra

Beautiful coral fields gave the name "Coral Garden" to this place. Its a great place for pictures and videos. Stone fish, Octopus, Moray eels and sometimes Eagle rays are seen there.
Depth 5 to 25 m.

Tybia Island

This small island which is also called "Sandy Island" is surrounded by shallow turquoise water corals starting almost at the surface and gently sloping down to to25m. The island is regularly visited by snorkellers and charter boats for BBQs on the beach. This spot is ideal for beginners.

Shaab Quais

Two small coral head with lots of soft corals , Barracuda and Napoleon fish seen during morning dives. Drop off until 60m
For experienced divers only.

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Saab Shear

2 km long reef with wonderful coral garden and caves. The Northern part is ideal for drift dives. The outside of the reef slopes down to 40m.

Shaab Claude

This small reef is close to Shaab Shear.A big coral head rising up from 17m to 6 m is decorated with beautiful soft corals. Moray eels and sometimes Eagle rays are seen there .
Maximum depth 20m