Scuba diving in Ras Abu Soma

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 80 m
Current
> 2 knots
Visibility
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
This dive is often done as a drift, with average depth of 200-300m/650-1000ft and water visibility around 3-30m/1-100ft. The dive starts in the north near the Safaga Bay and drifts southwards along a very nice and steep wall. There is a small cave that enters the coral reef and the wall that goes up to 80m/262ft of depth.

When to go

All year long. The water is warm year round and ranges from 22 to 29C/71-83F.

What to see

Reef, corals, leopard shark, hammerheads, barracudas, snappers and manta rays in March and April, turtles, dolphins, eagle rays and lots of reef fish.

Reachable from

Soma Bay, Makadi Bay, Safaga, Hurghada

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