Hornkorab Garden

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 14 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Erg Hornkorab

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 9 Comments

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Marsa Sharm

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 12 Comments

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Gotha Wadi Gimal

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 16 Comments

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Wadi Gimal South

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 9 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Wadi Gimal East

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 13 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Shaab Gubar

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 23 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Habili Soraya

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 4 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Dahara Malafat

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 14 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Shaab Eman

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 13 Comments

Often named ‘Dolphin House’, this offshore reef is shaped like a horseshoe and creates a naturally protected lagoon to moor in. Usually with very good visibility, here the diving is stunning: a labyrinth of pinnacles, some steep drop offs on the outer walls, table corals bigger than you are likely to have seen and a [...]

Umm Eschara

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 16 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Aschra Arug

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 12 Comments

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Arug Kebir

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 9 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Satircha

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 8 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Habili Aija

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Nov 03, 2010 11 Comments

TEXT IS MISSING Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min

Gotha Ashelaniat

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 31, 2010 16 Comments

This reef is better left to discovery as its beauty is beyond words. This is a huge block which is fed by the current entirely save a small part in the south. This makes it so that the reef is full of coral growth both hard and soft, particularly a kind of very beautiful purple [...]

Gotha Eschta

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 25 Comments

This is a huge block with two smaller blocks in the south and another bigger block in the north forming a channel. In the channel there is a huge anemone complete with anemone fish and shrimps. All around there are several blocks dotting the sand area. The area under the boat is full of table [...]

Ras Abu Dalaf

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 14 Comments

Just 5 minutes away from the dive base we make this dive only on half day trips. It’s a relaxed one way dive with no current. You dive along a stepped reef wall with coral gardens and many blocks, pillars canyons and lagoons which make a nice alternate dive site for half day trips. The [...]

Habili Etnien Arug

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 8 Comments

Two pillars jutting out of the sea bed at 25m up to 4m below the surface. Making your way down the first pillar you will find that every metre is completely occupied with life and colour. You will also come across a beautiful overhang were often a pool of glass fish can be found. Finished [...]

Habili Dahara

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 14 Comments

When it comes to colour and variety of life this is definitely a hotspot and it is truly representative of the red sea. Circa 45m long and consists of 2 main blocks with smaller extensions. You can often see nudibranches here as well as scorpion fish. Amongst other residents of the reef there is a [...]

Wadi Gimal north

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 5 Comments

Just 18m away form the garden although the structure of this reef if completely different. It is an underwater extension of the nearby Wadi Gimal Island from which the whole area gets its name and therefore it is a very shallow dive reaching a maximum depth of around 14m. There are countless beautiful small 2 [...]

Habili Hornkorab

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 13 Comments

By zodiac starting from Ras Hornkorab you drive 3minutes to the eastern Habili. Once in the water you will be surprised at all that’s happening alongside the reef. The main pillar which has 20m diameter and goes down to a depth of 22m is completely full of life. The pillar is completely surrounded by fish [...]

Ashelaniat

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 13 Comments

This is a one way world class dive site. In the beginning of the dive you will find two huge light flooded lagoons. At a depth of ten meters you will come across the welcome committee of snappers and fusiliers directly under the zodiac in the first lagoon. After crossing a glass fish pool you [...]

Erg Gubar

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 14 Comments

A huge split block with a channel from west to east, with four pillars in the east were often you can find a swarm of sear gent major and huge scorpion fish. There are some small holes in the pillars and a number of cleaning stations were you can often see a huge porcupine fish, [...]

Shaab Sharm

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 11 Comments

This is a 700m long mountain reef, with plateaus at either end at a depth of 30m. The reef is charecterised by many types of soft and hard corals. One highlight being a patch of gogonias home to the long nose hawk fish which can bee seen there on almost every dive. There are a [...]

Dahara

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 30 Comments

This is a very large dive site and we divide it into three main areas. The first part under the boat is a shallow sandy area with several small blocks leading to a plateau. On the plateau you will find a number of pillars coming up from a depth of around 12m to just under [...]

Habili Ashelaniat

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 10 Comments

This dive site is made up of two big blocks with a diameter of 20m reaching 1.5m below the surface. Surrounded by many small blocks which are all grown very well with corals and there are also many table corals around too. Altheas and fusiliers are residents here amongst many other reef fish common to [...]

Torfa El Mesheich

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 25 Comments

This is a coastal reef which is unique in its structure and variety of life. The main reef is stretching 2.5 to 3km along the coast. Countless cleaning stations, lagoons, pillars and small blocks which are rich in life and very colorful. There are an enormous number of fish and coral species that live in [...]

Habili Radir Soraya

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 12 Comments

Only 300 m from Habili Radir away we find this group of pillars. They start from about 30 m, the most ending about 14 – 16 m under surface, the last one in about 5 m under water. Here you find an Eldorado on soft corals and motives for photographers and filmer, smal holes an [...]

Wadi Gimal Garden

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 11 Comments

The dive site gets its name from the hard coral garden extending from the main reef. You can easily get the feeling that you are flying over a mountain landscape due to the many canyons and mushroom domes that dot the garden. In the garden you also have three pillars with a diameter of 10m [...]

Habili Radir

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 14 Comments

If you think that you have seen everything in the red sea and you have not dived this site till now you are still missing a very big part. This dive sit is made up of huge blocks with numerous channels and you can practically see every creature that the red sea has to offer [...]

Shaab El Mathaf

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 29 Comments

The start point for this dive sight is Gotha Eschta. Here you will find four huge pillars surrounded by countless table corals and small blocks. On the pillars you can find a lot of fan corals which are usually found at greater depths of drop off sites. The site is reminiscent of a museum due [...]

Habili Nos

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 9 Comments

Close to Shaab Eschta is Habili Nos which consists of one huge block surrounded by many small blocks. The coral growth here is continually changing as the corals constantly out grow each other. This makes the site very interesting and colorful all the time. The main block is in the middle of a huge channel [...]

Shaab Eschta

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 16 Comments

This a large reef going from west to east and comes right up to the surface which makes it ideal on windy days to protect the boats from big waves. Often this dive site is a fall back plan, however it is still one of the most beautiful dive sites in the area. The dive [...]

Shaab Nos

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 8 Comments

This reef is the pulsing heart of the area. There are so many small fish going to and from the reef that it is often hard to see that reef itself. This is a good place for surprise visitors but there are also many residents such as anemone fish to mention just one. In the [...]

Habili Wadi Gimal

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 20 Comments

This dive site is not for beginners and the weather conditions must be perfect. Divers must have a minimum of 50 logged dives, computer and buoy are mandatory for every diver. There is often current at this dive site It is a mountain in the blue surrounded by a drop off and the plateau is [...]

Ras Hornkorab

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 11 Comments

In the Deep South there is a coastal reef with a huge sand area full of corals and also a drop off which you can reach during the same dive. There are a number of blocks which are covered with Feathery Xenids swaying with the rhythm of the waves. Because of the drop off there [...]

Umm Hal Hal

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 11 Comments

In terms of coral formation this reef is perhaps not as rich as its neighboring reefs. However the canyons and rock formations at the beginning of the dive make it well worth a visit. Towards the northern side of the reef is a large hard coral garden and often on the way there you will [...]

Habili Quais

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 21 Comments

This reef is made up of a number of big blocks. Due to their position in the prevailing current the blocks are completely covered in corals and fish. Due to the current in the area there is often a chance to see a large school of Great barracudas in the channel. A great opportunity for [...]

Shaab Quais

Posted in: Dive Sites Wadi Gimal- Oct 30, 2010 20 Comments

This is a site made up of huge blocks completely covered in life from top to bottom were the sand bottom is home to garden eels. Here you will see many snappers, sweetlips, parrot fish, moray eels and many small macro creatures. Diving Depth : 15 M Trip Duration : 25 min