Other Dive Sites in the Southern Red Sea

Other dive sites in the Southern Egyptian Red Sea include Rocky Island and Zabargad island, southeast of Ras Banas, St. John's caves, Wadi Gemal, and Ras Shona. Some of these sites are reachable by day boats from Marsa Alam.

Wadi Gemal

These sites have walls, tunnels, swim-throughs, and sea grass beds.

royal angelfish wrasse broomtail wrasse sailfin tang blue-spotted stingray bannerfish orange anemone and clownfish anemone and clownfish fire coral fire coral and anemone pillar coral moon grouper brittle stars giant moray eel being cleaned pajama slug nudibranches Aron's blenny giant squirrelfish halfspotted grouper scorpionfish clearfin lionfish crown-of-thorns starfish tunnels Paul in tunnels soeckled sandperch clown sand wrasse swarthy parrotfish giant squirrelfish lion fish portrait masked butterflyfish pair tiger cardinalfish lyretail hogfish squirrelfish Red Sea Picasso triggerfish tunnels hawksbill turtle wreck fire coral and damselfish Christmas tree worms fish juvenile bicolor parrotfish chevron butterflyfish wrasse parrotfish red-brested splendour wrasse juvenile bigeye emperor bigeye shrimp goby white spotted puffer blotched hawkfish in coral fire coral anthias in lettuce coral yellow spotted burrfish

You may find unusual animals in the seagrass beds, including dugongs.

green sea turtle with remora remora on green sea turtle dugong at the surface snorkeler and dugong dugong dugong dugong

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