Scuba diving in Umm Gamar

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Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 23 m
Maximum: 37 m
Current
< 1 knots
Visibility
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m

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.

Reachable from

El Gouna, Hurghada

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