Scuba diving in Daedalus Reef

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 25 m
Maximum: 70 m
> 2 knots
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m

Daedalus reef is a small, almost circular reef, no more than 500m/1640ft wide. It lies between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, in the center of the Red Sea. Average depth of the dive is 25m/82 ft with water visibility 10-30m/32-98ft. This dive site features steep walls, except for the southern side where there is a plateau at the depth of 30-40m/98-131ft. Daedalus reef offers divers a great variety of corals, beautiful anemones and an abundance of marine life.

When to go

All year long. The water is warm year round and ranges from 26 to 30C/78 to 86F.

What to see

Reef, steep walls, hard and soft corals, anemones, caves, overhangs ,clown fish, tuna, jacks, barracuda, hammerheads, mantas, turtle, surgeonfish, unicorn fish.

Reachable from

Hamata, Marsa Alam

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