The South Island route is considered the wildest area of the red sea and all over Egypt. We will enjoy virgin landscapes far from the Massification and the dive centers. It’s the route which characterized for the most past by pelagic life reefs and the formations of coral in a wonderful state of conservation we will leave from port Ghalib marina north of Marsa Alam to head of Daedalus reef which are famous for encounters with hammerhead sharks and the amazing of its walls which are full of soft , hard coral and large bank of tunas jacks barracudas and snappers room around this water looking for food on the reef then we will sail to the most remote area of the south the rock sea park and zabargad which arise in the middle of the red sea which has vertical walls, lagoons and platforms its refuge famous for the encounters with shark foxes hammers and Longmans. Its landscapes have many awesome lagoons and contrasts of color after that we will sail to fury shoal with impressive dives such as” sha’a Claudia” which is famous for its grottos carried into the reef and coral garden. Finally, we will dive into the Elphinstone reef which considered one of the most amazing and famous reefs.
The Zabaragad islands and its marine park are located 17km from the coast and they have 5 square km. The island of the rocky has 540km long and its surrounded by coral formations. The island of zabrgad is a legend, located 3km south of the pharaohs and later of the romans. This island has a volcanic formation and its famous for its mining in many of the ornaments of pharaonic masks all of these which used by the pharaohs.
This island is awesome when we immerse ourselves in it and also its amazing outside because of its platforms and spectacular walls. During the summer months its usually adermanding dive with sharks and deep dives on one of its slopes is the wreck is a very famous area because of its awesome weather.
It is located more than 100km away from the coastal city of Marsa Alam, in the middle of red sea an underwater mountain rises from 550m to the surface, thanks to its dimension with more than 107m long and 300 of width sufficient coverage in its south part to enjoy its funds with total security and comfort. Daedalus is famous for its sharks and their coral formations which can reach up to more than 10m in height. In its northern tip you can spot small banks of hammerhead sharks with this accompany by the great life that approaches. Daedalus is one of the most impressive of all red sea dives with strong currents and depth of more than 30m. The dives in the south are calmer than in the north exposed to the currents and waves in the southern platform we can observe are one of the best coral gardens in all of red sea and with the amazing sightings of silky sharks and Longmans
The furry shoal reef chains and also known as Satya; expands 9km from north to south and 30 km from east to west. It’s located about 13 km from the north of the Ras Banas peninsula. There are 20 reef banks with a variety of breathtaking scuba diving although not all reefs are viable for scuba diving, there are broken reefs which have a unique beauty all over the red sea. All points in fury shoal area are immersions with a lot of life and color. You can enjoy watching landscapes and coral gardens. Most dives in fury shoal are suitable for all levels the beginners and the experienced divers. We shouldn’t miss there, highlights when we visit this area the first one is broken reefs, its 500m long elongated reef which surrounded by colonized coral reef walls banks of cardigans and tunas tend to prowl around the southern platform the second is Elaudia Reefs it is the most beautiful reef in Egypt because of back lighting, its caves and its passageways. The third is Satya Island or it is called dolphin reef and it’s the important point of fury shoal where we can snorkel with herds of wild dolphins which live inside the bay
Elphinstone reef is one of the most popular dive sites in all of red sea its 45 m without counting the south and the north platforms it is located about 11 km from the coast and 20 km north of Marsa Alam its one of the most wonderful visited by the safari boat and dive centers it has two large and great plateaus at each of its corners its walls are covered with soft coral wire coral black coral and Gorgonians all these make this reef one of the best from the others; the Elphinstone reef is very exposed to the sea and very frequent specially in the north platform these currents make that great amount of life is in the north zone being able to find banks of barracudas tunas m fusiliers, snappers and jacks and also turtles and dolphins which come up the Elphinstone with their young-lings to feed themselves
Day 1 – Saturday – reception at the airport and transfer to the boat. Introduction of welcome with basic and safety rules, cab sharing. Night on board.
Day 2 – Sunday – first thing in the morning, control of the coast guard and beginning of navigation. We will do two day dives. Night of navigation.
Day 3 – Monday – full day at Daedalus Reef. Night reefs are prohibited by law in this reef. We will do 3 day dives. Night of navigation.
Day 4 – Tuesday – full day to enjoy the magnificent islands of Rocky and Zabargad. Night dive are prohibited in the islands by law. 3 day dives.
Day 5 – Wednesday – In the morning we will continue exploring the marine park of Rocky & Zabargad. In the afternoon we will sail to Fury Shoal. 3 day dives and 1 night dive.
Day 6 – Thursday – a day to enjoy the different environments offered by Fury Shoal. 3 day dives and 1 night dive. Night of navigation.
Day 7 – Friday – depending on conditions, Elphinstone Reef or Marsa , 2 maximum dives. Return to port and transfer to Hurghada. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8 – Saturday – departure of the guides and transfer to the airport according to return flight. End of our services.
THE ROUTE DESCRIBED MAY SUFFER CHANGES, DUE TO METEOROLOGICAL PROBLEMS, SEA STATE OR DECISIONS OF THE CAPTAIN.
Passport: Passport in force with a minimum of 6 months of validity.
Tourist visa: to enter the country it is necessary to manage the tourist visa. It can be obtained at the airport of entry to the country at your arrival or at the embassy of Egypt in your country of origin.;
Documentation on board: diving certificate and Nitrox certificate in case you want to dive with this mixture. Dive insurance in force with international coverage. If you do not have dive insurance, you can take Dan Europe insurance with Red Sea coverage with us.
Diving computer: you must bring the dive computer with you, it is mandatory to do the dives with at least one computer per person.
Safety buoy: To mark your position every time it emerges to the surface, you must bring a deco buoy with you.
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