Scuba diving in Umm Gamar
Umm Gamar (El Gouna or Hurghada) is a long isolated reef formed by an underwater mountain. At its southeastern side there is a very steep wall where many species of pelagic hunt for smaller fish. There is also a plateau at its western side which is full of small caves and overhangs. The site features a generally sloping wall which finally plummets into the deep.
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 22 to 28C/76 to 82F.
What to see
Drop off, wall, pinnacles, caves, corals, reef fish, coral garden, napoleons, moray eels, tuna, barracuda, eagle rays, groupers, sweepers.