Scuba diving in Rocky Island East

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 82 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
1-2 knots
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Rocky Island is a very popular oval shaped scuba diving sand island in the middle of the Red Sea. The east coast of the Island has the average depth of 25m/80ft and water visibility of around 20m/65ft. Divers can discover sharks of all species, a whole range of reef and pelagic creatures and different coral types such as stony corals, plate and cabbage corals, acropora, fire coral, and Dendronephthya soft corals.

When to go

All year long. Water temperature ranges from 23 to 30C/73 to 86F.

What to see

Rocky outcrop, reef, drop-offs, ledges, caves, corals, sharks, mantas, dolphins.

Reachable from

Hamata, Marsa Alam

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