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Marine Park Dive Sites
Marine Park areas such as Ras Mohamed North of the Red Sea, Zabarged Island, Brothers Island and Deadalus reef South of the Red Sea.
Marine Park sites earned the status of Marin Protectorates in 1983 Simply the best adventure is an advanced itinerary The best scuba diving of Egyptian Red Sea. Given you formidable experience dives with amazing Reef systems, Drift dives, Drop off, Shark dives and even Wreck dives.
They are pears of tiny island located 200km south of Ras Mohamed, 70km off shore. Rising from the abyssal depth, full force of open sea current, offers some of dramatic wall diving with fantastic coral reef, large pelagic and 2 wrecks Big Brother Island the larger of the two, it is an oblong landmass 400m long easily identified by lighthouse.
South side of the reef is plateau starting from 30m to 65m. The rest of the reef is vertical wall with coral growth such a Gorgonians, sea whips, soft coral, stony coral. The Marin life is more than impressive, tuna, jacks, snappers, hammerheads, antipatharians, grey reef shark, silvertips, mantas and oceanic white tip sharks, thresher shark.
Big Brother is also home for 2 Red Sea wrecks, laying quite close to each other and to the north point.
The Numidia is a former 130m long British Cargo that sunk in 1901. Sadly, she was carrying locomotives wheels that can still be found. The Numidia wrecks now lies almost vertically on the steep reef slope with the top being at 18m and the stern being very deep at 86m, The Aida was a 75m transport supply ship, sank in 1957. Her bow rests at 30m and the stern lies at 60m.
Little Brother Island, located 1 km east of Big Brother Island, is shaped like a rain drop. Deep walls surround the island on all sides except the northern point, where the reef slopes very slowly away from the island before dropping to a deep plateau at 40m. This plateau is one of the best places in the Red Sea for diving with sharks. Silvertips and grey reef sharks frequent the area and great hammerheads.
The walls covered with black corals, mammoth gorgonian fans with exceptionally dense hard and soft corals covering the spectrum of colors.
No Night dives allowed.
Deadalus reef lies in open sea almost half way to Saudi Arabia , around 180km south of Brothers island , less than 800m across reef, marked by a lighthouse .
The reef has steep drops on the east, north and south sides, all offering good diving. The southern side offers excellent shelter from the north winds.
The profile of the reef running from the surface to depth of 70m or more. On the west side droop off with anemone city and massive blue coral growth.
The north is open water and current bring the best selection of pelagic fish, moving down to east coast. This spot is home for hammerhead sharks.
The reef is richly developed throughout, with good coral and fish life and large schooling species such as tuna, barracuda, snapper, unicorn fish and surgeonfish.
Zabargad Island located 180km south of Deadalus reef, 70km of the main land. The island has exquisite turquoise bays, sand beaches and 235 high hill at its center. East side has drop off to 600m, south breeding side for green turtles, north site has the Russian Spa wreck “Alkhanka”
Rocky Island located 5km south of Zabargad Island.
Triangle shaped island, surrounded by a short reef plateau with steep walls pushing up form abyss, exposed to strong currents. Which perfect condition for sharks and big marine life.
Simply the best of Red Sea Adventures
- Brothers – Deadalus – Elphinston
Marine Parks dive sites can be integrate with other regions
- North – Brothers
- Deadalus – Fury Shoal – Elphinston
- Deadalus – Zabargad – Rocky
- Zabargad – Rocky – St. John
The Marine Parks water slightly warmer than its northern counterpart.
28-30°C July and September, 27-28°C October and November, 26-23°C, December to February, 24-27°C March and June