Umm Sid

Umm Sid

Dahab Dive Sites

Scuba Diving in Umm Sid Dahab

Umm Sid

Enter this dive site through a wide sandy corridor carved into a sloping reef.

Dive around and beneath a massive coral tongue on your left, until you reach a sandy slope inhabited by garden eels. Cross the slope to reach the gorgeous coral garden, where deep divers can level to 34 metres and view the spectacular giant gorgonian. Ascend up to 18 metres and dive above beautiful table corals and pinnacles teaming with soft corals and anthias. Turn around and follow the reef on your right, ending your dive over a shallow and colourful plateau. Sometime you can make a long drift to the caves if weather conditions permit.

Location: South Oasis, 30 min. from Dahab

Sights: gorgonians, garden eels, Red Sea Walkman, nudibranchs, torpedo rays, napoleons, turtles, octopus, pufferfish, table corals, lemon gobies…

Suitability: Open water divers

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Moray Garden

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