Scuba diving in Carnatic

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 25 m
Current
< 1 knots
Visibility
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
The Carnatic is a beautiful 19th century British cargo ship which is considered to be one of the best wreck dives of the Gubal Strait. The length of the ship is 90m/295ft, the depth of the wreck is 24m/79ft with the water visibility 20-30m/65-100ft. The wreck is broken in 2 pieces and lies on its side on the reef. The wreck is known for its huge bronze propeller and the beautiful corals that cover it after over 140 years on the sea floor.

Popular Liveaboard Fleets in Egypt:
Snefro Fleet - catering to both, groups and individuals with 7 liveaboards in the fleet, operate in Egypt, the Red Sea
Sea Serpent Fleet Egypt- 6 liveaboards fleet, offers diving cruises in Egypt, the Red Sea
Blue Planet Liveaboards Fleet- owns and operates 4 Liveaboards in the Sudan and Egypt

When to go

All year long. Water temperature ranges from 22 to 28C/71 to 82F.

What to see

Wreck, reefs, coral, moray eels, a great variety of Red Sea reef fish.

Reachable from

El Gouna, Hurghada

Liveaboard Special Offers

Dive center`s Special Offers

  • Hurghada Aquarius (Marriott Red Sea Resort)

    Boat Trip to Abu Nuhas

    Boat trip to Abu Nuhas Wreck. This product is for certified divers only
  • Hurghada Aquarius (Palm Beach)

    Boat Trip to Abu Nuhas

    Boat trip to Abu Nuhas. Dive the famous wrecks of Abu Nuhas. You will visit Ghiannis D and Carnatic. Min. 6 participants needed. This product is for certified divers only

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