Scuba diving in Shaab Umm Usk

Access
From Boat
Depth
Average: 18 m
Maximum: 40 m
Current
< 1 knots
Visibility
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
This dive site is a great night dive due to it's safe overnight mooring in the lagoon. The depth of the site is 9m/30ft with the visibility of 30m/100ft. Divers of all experience levels can dive here. It is a horseshoe shaped reef with the open ends of the horseshoe pointing south. This site is unlikely to be affected by currents.

When to go

All year long. Water temperature ranges from 22 to 28C/71 to 82F.

What to see

Coral structures, reef, abundant marine life.



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

Reachable from

El Gouna, Hurghada

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