Scuba diving in Rocky Island

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 25 m
Maximum: 50 m
> 2 knots
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m

The northern coast of Rocky Island provides good diving but it is not suitable for novices. The average depth is 25m/80ft and water visibility 20m/65ft. Rocky’s north coast is a fantastic dive, with sheer vertical walls and rugged, jagged profile. Strong currents can make diving a drift dive. The reef composition here is generally stony, with fairly good coral cover. The marine life is rich and varied. 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.

Popular Liveaboard Fleets in Egypt:
Snefro Fleet - catering to both, groups and individuals with 7 liveaboards in the fleet, operate in Egypt, the Red Sea
Sea Serpent Fleet Egypt- 6 liveaboards fleet, offers diving cruises in Egypt, the Red Sea
Blue Planet Liveaboards Fleet- owns and operates 4 Liveaboards in the Sudan and Egypt

When to go

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

What to see

Walls, caves, rocks, reefs, corals, large groupers, napoleon wrasse, sharks.

Reachable from

Hamata, Marsa Alam

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