Deep in the south are the St. John’s Reefs. 14 square miles of complex coral atolls and reefs. The whole area has an incredible topography and being relatively sheltered, offers year-round diving. You will find here exciting drop offs, pristine coral gardens and huge variety of fish life. Many species of shark can be seen, including Hammerheads, Silkies, Grey reefs and Oceanic white-tips. Mantas can be seen especially in the summer months.
Fury Shoal has plenty of diversity,made up from 27 offshore reefs it has coral gardens, dramatic drop-offs and wrecks. Some of the sites include Sha’ab Claude an underwater playground with it’s grottos, swim throughs and caverns. The tug boat wreck at Abu Galawa is encrusted with beautiful hard and soft corals and inhabited with glassfish, this wreck is also excellent for a night dive. You will have a chance to see dolphins at Sataya and Sha’ab Maksour offers superb diving on both it’s north and south plateaus.
Wadi Gimal Island is a small island, fringed by coral reefs with sea-grass beds and mangroves. Home to some beautiful hard and soft corals and an abundance of fish life as well as an important location for birdlife.
Elphinstone, a truly legendary reef, is one of the most beautiful reefs in the red sea, with its north and south plateau’s, and its walls covered in soft corals, black corals, wire corals and gorgonias. Hammerheads, Oceanic White Tip Sharks and Grey Reef Sharks can also be spotted here on a regular basis.
Departing Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam. and Hamata
Recommended minimum 30 logged dives