Ras Umm Sid – Sharm El Sheikh Local Dive Sites South
Ras Umm Sid is a Sharm El Sheikh Local dive sites located in the South part of the resort. A very nice hill that offers a great view on the Red Sea.
The reef is a colorful wall that starts at 8 metres depth and it reach the deep blue, It is completely covered from many different kind of Soft Corals, Gorgonias and thousand of fish. Ras Umm Sid dive site is one of the most beautiful Sharm El Sheikh Local dive sites.
An abundant marine life is present in all the dive site and just few metres out in the blue giant Tunas and many Jackfish can be easily spotted. Current has directional unexpected changes expecially on the north part of the dive site where the corner is.
Tower Reef – Canyon
This dive site is recommended to Advanced divers and to all Technical Divers. Current is generally absent with a good visibility all year round.
The Gardens – Local dive sites Central
The Gardens are situated in Sharm El Sheikh Local dive sites central area, the dive site is composed on three different gardens not far from each other.
Near Garden is the first garden and has a sandy bottom area where Turtles and Eagle Rays are easily spotted. The Garden of this dive site has many Fire Corals, Soft Corals and Gorgonias.
Far Garden is the last one famos for his ‘Cathedral‘ at approximately 35 metres depth. The Cathedral is an accessible crack full of Gorgonias and Soft Corals. Current and visibility varies according to the season.
Ras Nasrani – Sharm El Sheikh Local Dive Sites North
Ras Nasrani is one of the last Sharm El Sheikh Local dive sites, situated in the North part right in front of The Straits of Tiran.
Current can be strong especially at the end of the dive site close to the corner. Visibility is generally good all year round.