Located in the South Sinai region of Egypt, Dahab is one of the world-famous dive destinations, which offers an amazing variety of dive sites for divers of any experience level



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Unique underwater landscape
Variety of other marine life
Deep sinkhole that drops to a depth of 130 m
Dahab is a small town in the South Sinai region of Egypt, which is considered to be a world-famous dive destination. Its coastline is one huge reef structure, so the dive sites are mainly shore diving. Therefore, there are plenty of diving centers available. But if you would like to avoid hassles, it’s preferable to book a place at the liveaboard. A great variety of fantastic dive sites attract thousands of divers from all over the world. Among them are such popular dive spots as Lighthouse Reef, Eel Garden, the Canyon, Ras Umm Sid, Ras Abu Galum, Three Pools, Gabr El Bint, and of course the famous Blue Hole. Each dive site is unique and has interesting underwater topography. Beginners and experienced divers, and even technical divers will find something interesting to explore. Coral gardens and sloping reef walls, enormous pinnacles, and mysterious cracks await you underwater. Discover a stunning variety of soft and black corals, giant sponges, huge gorgonian fans, and anemones. Magnificent marine life is present in the reef, and pelagic fish like butterflyfish, triggerfish, lionfish, angelfish, and glassfish. You can also see snappers, jacks, groupers, barracudas, turtles, rays, and dolphins

Must see dive sites of Dahab

Dahab is a small town located on the southeast coast of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, and it is known for its excellent diving opportunities. The Blue Hole is a famous dive site in Dahab and is known for its unique geological formation. It is a sinkhole with a depth of around 130 meters, and it is a popular site for advanced divers. The area around the Blue Hole is also home to various marine species, including moray eels, reef sharks, and colorful fish. The Canyon is another popular dive site in Dahab, featuring a narrow and winding canyon that opens up into a larger pool. It is an ideal spot for diving, with a rich variety of marine life such as angelfish, butterflyfish, and sea turtles. The Eel Garden is a shallow dive site and is named after the high number of garden eels that can be seen swaying in the water. The sandy bottom is home to other marine life such as octopuses, lionfish, and sea urchins. Overall, Dahab offers a wide range of dive sites suitable for different levels of diving experience, making it a popular destination for diving enthusiasts from around the world

When To Go Dive at Dahab

Underwater gems of Dahab await you all year round. The hottest period is from July to September with a water temperature of about 28°C (82°F). In the autumn months, it varies from 25-27°C (77-81°F), while in February it decreases to 21°C (70°F)

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