80 minutes cruising from Safaga ; east of Safaga island.
Exposed to sea and weather, yet fairly protected on south side. Currents may be prominent.
Depth 0-12 meters. Large circular reef, fringed by dozens of pinnacles. Scenic coral gardens and coral boulders. Stretches of amazing canyons and caves. Drift dives are fashionable.
- Brain coral
- Soft coral
- Lyretail anthias
- Crown butterflyfish
- Twinspot snapper
- White tip reef shark