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Brothers Islands

The renowned Brothers Islands near Hurghada have it all: dramatic walls, fast drifts, wrecks, and vibrant corals

 

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USD 816 per trip

Incredible wall diving
Diverse range of marine life
Strong currents

The Brothers Islands liveaboard trip offers a very diverse underwater landscape. Two pinnacles that rise from the surface hide a true underwater treasure. Some of the best walls you will find in the Red Sea are here. Big Brother is where the 2 ships Aida and Numidia met their ends. The Numidia was once an Indian cargo ship that sunken in 1901. Now it’s home to fish and corals that cover the remains of the metal framework. Here, shifting currents bring lots of food that attracts loads of marine inhabitants, such as large grouper, snapper, barracudas, scorpionfish, Napoleons, and octopi. Sometimes gray reef sharks patrol the area. The Aida became a wreck much later, in 1957. It hangs on the edge of the northern tip not far from the Numidia. The wreck is completely coated in soft and hard corals. Little Brother is represented mostly by walls, except in the northern part where they become a reef that drops to a plateau. This area is popular for sharks. Silvertip sharks and gray reef sharks are frequent sights in this part of the destination. Brothers Islands cruises start from Port Ghalib or from the port of Hurghada

Must see dive sites of Brothers Islands

The only dive sites here are Little and Big Brother, but they are worth 10 dive sites. It’s rare for such an amazing diversity of underwater landscapes and fish to be found in one place. One dive is definitely not enough to see everything that this destination has. A liveaboard trip is the best way to explore this amazing destination

 

When To Go Dive at Brothers Islands

Brothers Islands liveaboard trips are available year-round, and you can always find them in the boat schedules. June to August is when the sea is usually calmer but be prepared for strong currents here. The average water temperature ranges from 23-30°C (73-86°F), and visibility is usually 20-30 m (66-98 ft)

 
Water temperature
°CF
22 C
 
Jan
22 C
 
Feb
23 C
 
Mar
25 C
 
Apr
26 C
 
May
28 C
 
Jun
28 C
 
Jul
28 C
 
Aug
27 C
 
Sep
27 C
 
Oct
26 C
 
Nov
24 C
 
Dec

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