Scuba diving in South Abu Ramada

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From Boat
Diver level
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 30 m
Low (> 1 knot)
Average: 15 m
Maximum: 25 m

South Abu Ramada (also known as Abu Ramada South) is a dive site with huge reefs of hard and soft corals and sea fans sitting on a sandy bottom, and a very old wreck that is very much decayed. Aside from diving, the South Abu Ramada site is famous for being a good snorkeling spot. Photography lovers can also enjoy good conditions for taking photos.

When to go

There is no distinctive diving or non-diving season in this area, so diving is a year-round activity. For divers who prefer a high water temperature as one of their main criteria, it is better to go in July through September, when the water temperature averages 28C/82F. The coolest water temperature is from December to February (21C/69F).

What to see

Old wreck, soft and hard corals, sea fans, staghorn corals, feather corals, sponges, turtles, moray eels, blue-spotted stingrays, spadefish, lionfish, and clownfish

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