Scuba diving in Banana Reef

Access
From Boat
Depth
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 49.2 ft
Current
< 1 knot
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Banana shaped reef in the middle of the Giftun Strait has the average depth of 10m/32.8ft and water visibility around 10-30m/32-98ft. An easy current at this dive site allows to drift all along the coral wall. In the northwest there is a spectacular pinnacle covered in soft corals while the northeast has some caves full of various marine life.

When to go

All year long. The water is warm year round and ranges from 22 to 28C/71 to 82F.

What to see

Coral wall, reef, pinnacle, caves, glassfish, eagle rays, turtles, angelfish, bannerfish, nudibranches, puffers, gorgonians, unicorns.

Reachable from

Makadi Bay, Hurghada

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