Scuba diving in Ras Umm Sid

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 65.6 ft
Maximum: 131.2 ft
Current
1-2 knots
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

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.


Reachable from

Sharm El Sheikh

Liveaboards with trips to Ras Umm Sid

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  • Sharm El Sheikh Dive In Sharm El Sheikh

    6 Dives Package + Equipment Rental

    Diving plus equipment. This product is for certified divers only. After booking this product, you will get 30% discount on equipment rental.
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    10 Dives Package (including Equipment Rental)

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    10 Dives Package

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  • Sharm El Sheikh Anthias Divers

    3 Days Package

    3 days package. This product is for certified divers only
  • Dahab Dive Urge

    8 Dives + 6 Nights (SNGL)

    Diving plus single accommodations for 6 nights. Holiday flats are the perfect option if you simply want more space. Dahab is an ideal diving holiday destination, with year round warm waters, bursting with colourful fish and coral life in an amazing range of colours. With Dahab’s coast line of almost limitless dive sites, you are spoilt for choice
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    10 Dives Package + Equipment Rental

    Diving plus equipment. This product is for certified divers only. After booking this product, you will get 30% discount on equipment rental.
  • Dahab Octopus World Dahab Diving Center

    20 Dives Package

    20 dives package. This product is for certified divers only
  • Sharm El Sheikh Aquarius (Siva Hotel)

    3 Days Diving Package

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  • Dahab Deep Blue Divers

    Diving + 7 Nights Accommodations Package Dahab Hotel

    7 nights accommodation with Breakfast in 4 S Dahab Hotel *** B&B + 10 guided dives (the offer based on min. of 2 persons). All rooms includes: lounge / living area, sofa / sofa bed in lounge, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom (with shower & bath), touch control air conditioning, flat screen TV with satellite, terrace or balcony
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    20 Dives Package + Equipment Rental

    Diving plus equipment. This product is for certified divers only. After booking this product, you will get 30% discount on equipment rental.
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    5 Days Diving Package

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    Diving + 7 Nights Accommodation Package Dahab Resort

    7 nights with half board in Dahab Resort 5* with 10 guided dives (the offer based on min. of 2 persons)

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