Scuba diving in Woodhouse Reef

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Access
From Boat
Diver level
Experienced
Depth
Average: 12 m
Maximum: 40 m
Current
1-2 knots
Visibility
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m

One of the four Straits of Tiran reefs, located to the north-east of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. This reef is quite narrow and long, with no mooring for boats such that only drift diving can be done here. Marine life is abundant and varied.

When to go

All year long. Water temperature ranges from 22 to 28C/76 to 82F.

What to see

Divers can encounter reef sharks, rays, lots of different pelagic fish and, of course, corals and coral reef fish.

Reachable from

Sharm El Sheikh

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