Scuba diving in Great Canyon

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Access
From Shore
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 18 m
Maximum: 55 m
Current
1-2 knots
Visibility
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m

The Dahab Canyon is perfect for those who preffer caves and cavern diving in Egypt. The canyon occurred naturally due to volcanic activity and has a few main man size openings, one of them is at 12m/39ft called The Fish Bowl and two others are at 20m/65ft and 52/170ft. The depth of the dive is 100m/300ft with average visibility 30m/100ft.

Popular Liveaboard Fleets in Egypt:
Snefro Fleet - catering to both, groups and individuals with 7 liveaboards in the fleet, operate in Egypt, the Red Sea
Sea Serpent Fleet Egypt- 6 liveaboards fleet, offers diving cruises in Egypt, the Red Sea
Blue Planet Liveaboards Fleet- owns and operates 4 Liveaboards in the Sudan and Egypt

When to go

All year long. Water temperature ranges from 22 to 28C/76 to 82F.

What to see

Cave and caverns, coral gardens, butterflyfish, unicornfish, parrotfish, nudi branches, glassfish, seamoths, octopus, pufferfish, Red Sea anthias and turtles.

Reachable from

Dahab

Liveaboards with trips to Great Canyon

Reviews about Great Canyon

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    Overall impression
  • 10
    Visibility
  • 9.2
    Sealife
  • 7.4
    Difficulty
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