Scuba diving in Ras Abu Soma

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 65.6 ft
Maximum: 262.4 ft
Current
> 2 knots
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
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

Liveaboards with trips to Ras Abu Soma

Dive center`s Special Offers

  • Soma Bay Dive In Soma Bay

    6 Dives Package + Equipment Rental

    Diving plus equipment rental. This product is for certified divers only. After booking this product, you will get 30% discount on equipment rental.
  • Safaga ABC Dream Divers Safaga

    5 Days Diving Package

    Daily diving. This product is for certified divers only
  • Soma Bay Dive In Soma Bay

    10 Dives Package + Equipment Rental

    Diving plus equipment rental. This product is for certified divers only. After booking this product, you will get 30% discount on equipment rental.
  • Safaga Aqua Stars Diving Centers & Safaris (Safaga)

    First-time Sea Diving Experience (2 Dives)

    Try your first scuba dive with experienced instructor
  • Safaga Barakuda Lotus Bay

    10 Diving Days Family Pack (max. 20 dives)

    Booking only for familys with min. 3 pax, basis are 2 dives daily trips
  • Safaga Shams Safaga Diving Center

    5 Days 10 Dives Package

    5 days, 10 dives package. This product is for certified divers only
  • Soma Bay Orca Dive Club Soma Bay

    6 Days Diving Package

    Daily diving. This product is for certified divers only. Max. 2 dives daily
  • Safaga ABC Dream Divers Safaga

    10 Days Diving Package

    Daily diving. This product is for certified divers only
  • Soma Bay Dive In Soma Bay

    20 Dives Package + Equipment Rental

    Diving plus equipment rental. This product is for certified divers only. After booking this product, you will get 30% discount on equipment rental.
  • Safaga Barakuda Lotus Bay

    20 Diving Days Family Pack (max. 40 Dives)

    Booking only for familys with min. 3 pax, basis are 2 dives daily trips
  • Safaga Shams Safaga Diving Center

    10 Days 20 Dives Package

    10 days, 20 dives package. This product is for certified divers only
  • Soma Bay Orca Dive Club Soma Bay

    12 Days Dives Package

    Daily diving. This product is for certified divers only. Max. 2 dives daily

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