Daedalus Reef / Egypt

Daedalus Reef
Daedalus reef is a part of sea nature reserve that is situated 100km/62mi to the south of Brothers Islands. The island is known for its old beacon. The reef is surrounded with upright walls that are covered with thick gorgonarias and coral tangles. Many cliffs and caves are situated at its northern side and it is the favorite place of enormous groupers. There is an abumdance of marine species at this site. A large area is inhabited with anemones and clownfish like in a national nature reserve Ras Mohammed. The southern side is a mooring place that is secured from predominating north winds. The best dives take place early in the morning, when sunbeams refract and cast light on the coral reefs that stand in their magnificence. The night dives are prohibited for security reasons.

What to see: reef with upright walls, gorgonaria tangles, underwater caves, devil fish, whale shark, groupers. Devilfish and whale sharks occasionally come to this place, while reef and hammer sharks are its constant dwellers. A large area is inhabited with anemones and clownfish like in a national nature reserve Ras Mohammed.
Season for diving: All year long.
The average temperature in January is 24C/75F and in July 28C/82F


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