Scuba diving in Shark Observatory

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Access
From Shore, From Boat
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 90 m
Current
Strong ( > 2 knots)
Visibility
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
Shark Observatory or Ras Mohammed Wall is located at the foot of the observatory cliff in the north. The dive site has the average depth of 40m/131ft and water visibility around 10-30m/32-98ft. This dive site is stunning in its own way with many species of pelagic and a fantastic steep wall that descends to more than 90m/295ft with some nice overhangs and caves in it. Among several types of sharks, there is a chance to see whale sharks in this area.

When to go

All year long. Average water temperature ranges from 22 to 27C/71 to 80F.

What to see

Cliffs, steep wall, caves, corals, gullies, canyons, several types of sharks, glass fish, hatchet fish, barracudas, see wrasses, grouper, snappers, trevallies, jacks, turtles.

Reachable from

Sharm El Sheikh

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Reviews about Shark Observatory

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