Scuba diving in Umm Gamar

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 75.44 ft
Maximum: 121.36 ft
Current
< 1 knots
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

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.

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

Liveaboards with trips to Umm Gamar

Liveaboard Special Offers

Dive center`s Special Offers

  • Hurghada White Tip Shark Diving Center

    5 Days Diving Package

    5 days diving package. Save up to 45 Euro by booking this package. This product is for certified divers only
  • El Gouna Dive Trek - El Gouna

    5 Days Diving Package

    Daily diving. This product is for certified divers only
  • Hurghada Diving Forever Hurghada

    5 Days Diving Package

    Daily diving. This product is for certified divers only
  • Hurghada White Tip Shark Diving Center

    12 Days Diving Package

    12 days diving package. Save up to 160 Euro by booking this package. This product is for certified divers only
  • Hurghada Funny Divers & Safari Center

    3 Day Diving Package

    3 days diving package. This product is for certified divers only
  • Hurghada Diving Forever Hurghada

    7 Days Diving Package

    Daily diving. This product is for certified divers only
  • Hurghada Funny Divers & Safari Center

    10 Days Diving Package

    10 days diving package. This product is for certified divers only

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