South of the Red Sea

     The main dive sites on the southern route are Shaab Sharm, Shaab Samadai (also known as Dolphin House Reef), Shaab Maksour and Abu Galawa wreck. Further to the south there is an amazing St. John’s reef system that gathered almost all the diversity of underwater world of the Red Sea. South of the St. Johns reefs there is Abu Fandera reef.
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      Location:  south of the Red Sea
     What to see: hammerhead, thresher, silvertip and reef sharks, snappers, unicornfish, groupers, trevallies, tunas, butterflyfish, wrasses, blue-spotted stingrays, cuttlefish, octopuses, morays, nudibrachs, scorpionfish, glassfish, soldierfish and others.
     Depth: 10-40m/32-131ft
     Currents: 2-3knots
     Season for diving: All year round. The water temperature varies between 22-30C/72-86F. However, the best visibility is in winter and some animals can be spotted only during this season as they prefer cool water.


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