Scuba diving in Abu Talha
Abu Talha is a northerly site accessed by jeep from Dahab. The reef encircles a shallow lagoon at about 12m. Outside is a gently sloping bay and on its northern side a broad ridge. The site ecludes an astounding coral garden of soft and hard corals which remains to be on of the best in the Dahab area.
When to go
All year long. Water temperature ranges from 22 to 28C/71 to 82F.
What to see
Variety of the corals covering the reef-walls, big grouper or rock cod, big starry puffers, unicorns, wrasse, triggerfish and lionfish