Scuba diving in El Fanadir

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 15 m
Maximum: 31 m
Current
1-2 knots
Visibility
Average: 30 m
Maximum: 40 m
Fanadir is one of the longest and straightest reefs in Hurghada. Located in the north, out of Hurghada’s bay it is a good diving place for a calm drift dive. The average depth 25m/82ft with the water visibility around 25-30m/80-100ft. Besides the main reef on the west side, the sandy plateau is slopping down from 12-22 m/39-72ft, where the drop off wall starts on the east, going down to 50m/164ft.

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When to go

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

What to see

Reef, drop off, corals, stone fishes, scorpion fishes, lionfish, morays, blue spotted rays, sting rays, eagle ray.

Reachable from

Hurghada

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