80 minutes cruising from Safaga; southeast of Middle Reef.
Hal Hal means ‘restless sea’, accounting for the choppy conditions. Also known as Shaab Quaish. Requires experience.
Depth 4-35 meters. Impressive ‘ergs’, like pinnacles. Cracks and crevice in abundance, sheltering glassfish, crustaceans and shrimps.
- Soft coral
- Table coral
- Spanish mackerel
- Hawksbill turtle
- Redmouth grouper