Scuba diving in Shark Observatory

Access
From Shore, From Boat
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 65.6 ft
Maximum: 295.2 ft
Current
Strong ( > 2 knots)
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
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

Liveaboard Special Offers

Dive center`s Special Offers

  • Dahab Blue Realm Diving

    Boat Trip to Ras Mohammad

    About 100 km to the south lies the famous Ras Mohammed National Park. The reefs there, and around Tiran Islands, are world renowned. Still farther down, scuba diving becomes more adventurous and exciting, and is best enjoyed on a liveaboard holiday, visiting the less frequented and more remote reefs of Southern Egypt. Dive trip includes 2 dives
  • Dahab Big Blue Dahab

    Boat Trip to Thistlegorm Shipwreck & Ras Mohamed National Park

    3 guided dives from boat on Thistlegorm Shipwreck & Ras Mohamed National Park. This product is only for certified divers, you must be at advanced level/certified to dive to 30 meters
  • Dahab Red Sea Relax

    Boat Trip to Thistlegorm / Ras Mohammed

    Boat trip includes 3 dives (2 dives at Thistlegorm, 1 dive at Ras Mohamed). This product is for certified divers only
  • 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.
  • Sharm El Sheikh Sinai Divers Ghazala Village

    Sinai Dive Box Combo Sharm-Dahab

    Guided diving from boat. 6 boat dives in Sharm El Sheikh, 4 shore dives by Jeep in Dahab. Free of charge: 5 unaccompanied dives off the beach
  • Dahab Scubaseekers

    Full Day Boat Trip to Thistlegorm Shipwreck & Ras Mohamed Surcharge (3 Dives)

    Boat trip to Thistlegorm Shipwreck & Ras Mohamed surcharge. You need to be an advanced level diver with a minimum of 20 dives to dive the Thistlegorm and the sites in the Ras Mohammed National Park. Price of dives is not included!
  • Sharm El Sheikh Dive In Sharm El Sheikh

    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.
  • Sharm El Sheikh Aquarius (Siva Hotel)

    3 Days Diving Package

    Daily diving. This product is for certified divers only
  • Sharm El Sheikh Red Sea Scuba International

    Boat Trip to Ras Mohamed

    Our diving boats leave Sharm el Sheikh between 08:00 am and 08:30 am and return between 04:00 pm and 05:00 pm after 2 or 3 dives depending on the destination and sunlight hours during the season. An optional 3rd dive is offered, weather and time permitting. - A local lunch freshly prepared on board is served between the dives. - Unlimited hot and cold drinks are available throughout the day. - Transfers from your hotel to the boat are organized by our diving centers
  • Sharm El Sheikh Hotteam Divers Diving Club

    Boat Trip to Ras Mohammad

    Boat trip to Ras Mohammad starts at 9.00 am, return to port at 16.30 pm. Three stops during the trip. 2 dives, equipment rental, lunch and water, transfer from hotel to diving-center is included in price
  • Sharm El Sheikh Dive In Sharm El Sheikh

    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.
  • Sharm El Sheikh Aquarius (Siva Hotel)

    5 Days Diving Package

    Daily diving. This product is for certified divers only

Reviews about Shark Observatory

  • 10
    Overall impression
  • 8
    Visibility
  • 10
    Sealife
  • 7.5
    Difficulty