Scuba diving in Ras Umm Sid
Ras Umm Sid has the average depth of 5-35m/16-114ft and water visibility of 10-30m/32-98ft, this dive site is good for divers of all experience levels. Diving at Umm Sid (Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt) starts by entering a wide corridor carved into a steep reef, while diving it is possible to see a variety of reef structures, beautiful coral garden and spectacular giant gorgonians. The current tends to be a bit stronger than in other places, which attracts big fish.
When to go
All year long. Water temperature ranges from 22 to 28C/76 to 82F.
What to see
Table coral, steep reef, gorgonian fans, lion fish, unicorns, anemones, pufferfish, garden eels, nudibranchs of all varieties.