DIVING IN MAKADI BAY

Most Popular Dive Sites That We Like To Visit During Our Trips

TORFA ABU MAKADI

Torfa Abu Makadi is reachable in 10 minutes by boat from Makadi Bay.
Enjoy a drift dive at the drop off with the possibility to see eagle ray or tuna. From there you will reach the plateau which is located between 14 – 26m.

Level of difficulty: Experienced

Depth : 30 M
 
Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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ABU HASHISH NORTHEXPRESS

Abu Hashish Northexpress is located in the north/east of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach it in 20 minutes.
Enjoy a drift dive at the drop off with an amazing view. From there you will reach the plateau with a good amount of hard and soft corals. There is a small cave located at 31m.

Level of difficulty: Advanced

Depth : 15 M
 
Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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SHARM EL ARAB

Sharm El Arab is 15 minutes southern located from Makadi Bay. The boat will be fixed inside the big lagoon.
Under the boat will be a beautiful wall (20 – 40m) overgrown with colorful corals. The dive will go along this wall, right shoulder till you reach the plateau (18 – 28m) with nice big table corals. Turtles, barrakudas, snails, shortnose doctorfish can be found here.

Level of difficulty: Medium

Depth : 25 M

Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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ABU HASHISH LAGOON

Abu Hashish Lagoon is in the north/east of Makadi Bay about 20 minutes away.
Enjoy a dive at the plateau with a good amount of hard corals. Especially here you can find nice gorgonian as well as red sea walkman and octopus.

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Depth : 30 M
 
Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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ABU HASHISH SOUTH ERG

Abu Hashish Sued Ergs is located in the north/east of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach it in about 20 minutes.
Enjoy a dive between 2 huge reef blocks surrounded from several smaller ones. At this dive site you have a good possibility to see eagle ray, napoleon as well as scorpionfish.

 Depth : 30 M
 
Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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ABU RAMADA NORTH

Abu Ramada North is located in the south direction of Hurghada and you can reach it by boat in 1 hour and 15 minutes.
This dive site is a real adventure to dive and is subject the weather and sea conditions as the area can have strong currents. Descend to a plateau at 22m from where there are drop off on two sides.

This reef has the nickname “The Aquarium” thanks to its enormous schools of fish. The schools of bannerfish are particularly impressive, along with barracuda, tuna, moray eels, blue spotted rays and the occasional shark.

Level of difficulty: Easy to middle

Depth : 15 M
 
Difficulty : Advanced
 
Type : Reef
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GOTA ABU MAKADI

Gota Abu Makadi is located in the east of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach Gota Abu Makadi in about 10 minutes.
Enjoy a dive at the coral garden with several table corals and good possibility to see frogfish, glassfish, Pegasus fish and many more. This dive site is special for macro fans and for snorkeling.

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Depth : 30 M
 
Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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Abu Ramada South

Abu Ramada South is located in the south-east direction of Hurghada and you can reach it by boat in 1 hour and 15 minutes.
The upstream plateau in the north with a depth of 10-30m ends in a drop off. You can find 3 ergs in south-east direction in a depth of 18m on a sandy plateau. In the south you can discover a few blocks, an interesting cave and ripping in 10-25m depth.
King emperor, banner fish, lip fish, unicorn fish and calamari live there. If you are lucky you can meet moray eel, napoleon and lot of different schools.

Level of difficulty: Easy to middle

Depth : 15 M
 
Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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Ras Disha

Ras Disha is located in the north of Makadi Bay. You can reach it by boat in 25 minutes.
Enjoy a dive at the main reef or glide down along the upstream reef until you reach the plateau of 22m.
It is a paradise for macro-fans especial at the coral garden.

Level of difficulty: Medium

Depth : 30 M
 
Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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Erg Abu Ramada

Erg Abu Ramada is located in the south of Hurghada. By boat you can reach this dive site in 1 hour and 15 minutes.
This small site, on a group of coral pinnacles just offshore from Abu Ramada, is an incredibly dense collection of the best in coral growth and reef fishes. The pinnacles are carpeted in rich layers of coral, with colorful soft corals predominating, along with some gorgonians and a fairly wide range of stony species. Deeper you can find small caves and moray eels. Black tipped reef sharks and barracudas can cruise by.

Level of difficulty: Medium

Depth : 30 M
 
Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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Gota Abu Ramada

Gota Abu Ramada is located in the south of Hurghada. By boat you can reach this dive site in 1 hour and 15 minutes.
The small oval shaped reef with sand ground in a depth of 12-15m is also called Aquarium. In the west you can find two large ergs, in the east 2 coral blocks and a beautiful coral garden.
Schools of bannerfish and butterflyfish, surgeonfish, large moray eels and triggerfish live in Gota Abu Ramada. You have the chance to see small white tip reef sharks, eagle rays or leopard sharks there.

Level of difficulty: Easy to middle

 Depth : 15 M
 
Difficulty : Beginner
 
Type : Reef
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El Malek

El Malek is located in the north of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach this dive site in about 30 minutes.
Enjoy a relaxed dive at the plateau which goes from 8-20m, followed from a drop off which is reaching 40m. Here you have a good chance to see tuna, mackerel as well as reef sharks and turtles.

Level of difficulty: Medium

Depth : 20 M
 
Type : Reef
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Abu Hashish Runaway

Abu Hashish Runaway is located in the north/east of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach this dive site in about 20 minutes.
Enjoy a one-way dive at the coral garden with some very nice reef structures. Here you can expect a big amount of stonefish, scorpionfish, lionfish as well as eagle ray and turtles.

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Depth : 30 M
 
Type : Reef
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Fort Arabesque Diving

Fort Arabesque is located in the north of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach this dive site in about 10 minutes.
Enjoy a drift dive along the drop off which goes until 80m. The huge coral garden start is between 13-20m. At this dive site you have a good possibility to see nudibranch, eagle ray and calamari.

Level of difficulty: Medium

Depth : 20 M
 
Type : Reef
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Grand Coral

Grand Coral is located in the north/ east of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach this dive site in 15 minutes.
Enjoy a dive at the coral garden with some table corals. This dive site has a huge variety of marine life like barracuda, clownfish as well as different swarm fishes.

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Depth : 18 M
 
Type : Reef
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Ras Abdalla

Ras Abdalla is located in the north of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach this divesite in about 25 minutes.
Enjoy a relaxed dive at the coral blocks with soft and hard corals. Here you have a good possibility to see a guitar shark, turtles, stonefish and ghostpipe fishes.

Level of difficulty: Medium

Depth : 12 M
 
Type : Reef
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Shab Disha

Shab Disha is located in the north of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach this dive site in about 25 minutes.
Enjoy a dive at the ergs and coral blocks. Lionfish, scorpionfish and crocodile fish are waiting for you. You can also find a beautiful window full of glassfish there.

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Depth : 16 M
 
Type : Ree
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Royal Azur

Royal Azur is located in the south/ east of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach it in about 10 minutes.
Enjoy a dive at the coral garden with some table corals. At this dive site you have a good possibility to see turtles and eagle rays.

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Depth : 15 M
 
Type : Reef
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Suedexpress

Suedexpress is located in the south of Makadi Bay and reachable in about 25 minutes by boat.
Enjoy a dive at the coral garden which goes till 30m. At this dive site you have a good possibility to see a turtle and eagle rays.

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Depth : 25 M
 
Type : Reef
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Ras El Arab

Ras El Arab is located in the south of Makadi Bay. By boat you can reach this dive site in about 10 minutes.
Enjoy a relaxed dive along the plateau and the drop off which goes to 80m depth. Wonderful soft and hard corals are waiting for you. At this dive site you have a good chance to meet nudibranch, eagle ray, turtles and calamari.

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Depth : 25 M
 
Type : Reef
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