Liveaboard diving in

Ghoubet al Kharab

Must see
Ghoubet al Kharab offers a challenging yet rewarding diving experience due to its strong currents and deep waters. It's known for its dramatic underwater cliffs and the Ghoubet Pass, a narrow channel connecting the Ghoubet Al Kharab with the open sea, where strong currents can create an exhilarating drift dive. The site is more suited to experienced divers due to the conditions and the depth of the dives

When To Go Diving

The prime time for diving in Ghoubet al Kharab is from November to January when the water conditions are most favorable and the chances of encountering whale sharks are higher. Water temperatures during this period typically range from 25°C to 29°C (77°F to 84°F), providing a comfortable environment for divers. Visibility can vary but generally ranges from 10 to 30 meters (33 to 98 feet)

What to see

Divers visiting Ghoubet al Kharab can expect to see a variety of marine life:

  • Large Species: The site is famous for whale shark sightings, particularly from late October to February. These gentle giants are often the main attraction.
  • Other Marine Life: In addition to whale sharks, divers can encounter manta rays, schools of barracuda, and other pelagic fish that are attracted to the area's rich waters