Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Red Sea Governorate

Ready to check out the best sites in Red Sea Governorate for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 31 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Red Sea Governorate to suit your needs.
Red Sea Governorate dive site map
Gota Abu Nugar North

#1 - Gota Abu Nugar North

Egypt, Hurghada

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Abu Nugar is a big reef system in north Hurghada. Very nice hard coral (one of the best for coral in Hurghada) but not so much fish. Shallow and quit easy, visibility sometimes bad. North from Hurghada Gota Abu Nugar North is also known as Erg Iris, Gota Abu Nugar.
Erg Somaya

#2 - Erg Somaya

Egypt, Hurghada

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One of the nicest drifts in Hurghada. Beautiful hard coral and one of the best places to spot sharks and Napoleon fish in Hurghada. The current can be anything from mild to horrible, so this is not a site for beginners. Good for the rest of us, though, as you seldom find more than one or two groups of divers there. West side of Small Giftun Island Erg Somaya is also known as Small Giftun Drift, Erg Samaya, Giftun erg.
El Mina Wreck

#3 - El Mina Wreck

Egypt, Hurghada

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El Mina was a 70m long Egyptian minesweeper. She was bombed in 1969. Hurghada harbour. El Mina Wreck is also known as The Harbour Wreck.
Torfa Fanous East

#4 - Torfa Fanous East

Egypt, Hurghada

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Very nice dive with a lot of tiny creatures. This is also a good place to meed dolphins ! This dive site has many names, including "Dolphin Reef" and "Turtle Bay". Small reef located northeast of Giftun Island. 45min from Hurghada. Torfa Fanous East is also known as Fanus East, Torfa Fanus, Dolphin Reef, Turtle Bay.
Sha'ab Abu Ramada

#5 - Sha'ab Abu Ramada

Egypt, Hurghada

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South of Abu Ramada islet! Sha'ab Abu Ramada is also known as Abu Ramada South, Shab Abu Ramada.
Marsa Abu Galawa

#6 - Marsa Abu Galawa

Egypt, Hurghada

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Northeast of Abu Sha'r harbour; nothwest of El Fanadir.
El Aruk - Aruk Giftun

#7 - El Aruk - Aruk Giftun

Egypt, Hurghada

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El Aruk reef is located north of Gota Abu Ramada. The dive site may be splitted into 3 areas: Aruk Diana (southwest), Aruk Giftun (central), Aruk Gigi (northeast). El Aruk - Aruk Giftun is also known as Aruk Tweil.
Sha'ab Sabrina

#8 - Sha'ab Sabrina

Egypt, Hurghada

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Very nice drift dive Western side of Giftun Kebir. This is inside the marine park ($ 2.00 tax)
El Aruk - Aruk Diana

#9 - El Aruk - Aruk Diana

Egypt, Hurghada

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El Aruk reef is located north of Gota Abu Ramada. The dive site may be splitted into 3 areas: Aruk Diana (southwest), Aruk Giftun (central), Aruk Gigi (northeast).
Sharm Fugani

#10 - Sharm Fugani

Egypt, El Queseir

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Sharm Fugani is the house reef of the mangrove bay hotel, also called "aquarium" Sharm Fugani is also known as Erg Fugani, Aquarium.
Utopia Bay

#11 - Utopia Bay

Egypt, El Queseir

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Utopia Bay is also known as Ras Alas Salad Bay.
Oberoi Housereef

#12 - Oberoi Housereef

Egypt, Hurghada

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Oberoi Housereef is also known as Swal Hasheesh, Oberoi Sal Hashesh Housereef.
South Abu Ramada

#13 - South Abu Ramada

Egypt, Hurghada

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South Abu Ramada is also known as Abu Ramada South.
Police Station

#14 - Police Station

Egypt, Hurghada

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Drop from Boat next to the "Police Staion" on the island. Than Drift-Dive to boat at dive site "Small Giftun" Police Station is also known as Small Giftun drift.
Abu Ramada Cave

#15 - Abu Ramada Cave

Egypt, Hurghada

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After the drop off from the boat you can go down to a cave about 10 meters in length that is open at both ends. The top to the cave it at about 38 meters, and goes down to about 48 meters. after you go through, it is a great swim back up along the reef to the surface. Abu Ramada Cave is also known as Diver's Alley, Sha'ab Abu Ramada Cave.
Sand Beach

#16 - Sand Beach

Egypt, Hurghada

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In a national park, ensure that your dive group has all of the necessary permits prior to diving. Park services do visit boats to verify.
Sha'ab Abu Kalawa

#17 - Sha'ab Abu Kalawa

Egypt, Hurghada

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Special Gotta cos the top iof the reef is at 5m deep and you can swim across the gotta. Very nice corals. Sha'ab Abu Kalawa is also known as Shaab Abu Galawa, Sha'ab Abu Galawa.
Mohammed Hasabella wreck

#18 - Mohammed Hasabella wreck

Egypt, Hurghada

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The wreck is just two minutes by boat from Emperor Divers' marina. It is just to the south of El Mina wreck. Mohammed Hasabella wreck is also known as Mohammed Hasabella wreck.
El Quadim Bay

#19 - El Quadim Bay

Egypt, El Queseir

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From shore El Quadim Bay is also known as Movenpick.
Helioland

#20 - Helioland

Egypt, El Queseir

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Helioland is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Egypt, El Queseir which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Marsa Mubarak

#21 - Marsa Mubarak

Egypt, Marsa Alam

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Good coral reef, some pillars far from the reef and sometimes turtles and little sharks. If you are very lucky you can see the Dugongo, he eat in this bay. :)
El Mohgar

#22 - El Mohgar

Egypt, El Queseir

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head fist, it will be your best technique to start your dive, follow the lead line out, north will be a good idea to for this dive site which have a walls with drop off nature great variety of fish and snales Shore dive, possible with wind up to 12 knots,with experienced divers with 20 dives min
Sug Bohar

#23 - Sug Bohar

Egypt, El Queseir

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From Shore, you jump in a 4m diameter hole 2~3m deep, a rope will lead you outside, south part sounds always like a good idea, depth near by the wall reef is around 12~14m out side will be more than 25m, after 20 min you will find a big pinnacle surrounded with snappers and big eye emperor, top of the pinnacle is around 11m, bottom around 37m (only good weather site) Mainly a shore dive which can be accessed by boat, the name mean the hole of snappers, has a very nice swines though with ropes for security against current, which make it a good weather only dive site :)
Abu Sawatir

#24 - Abu Sawatir

Egypt, El Queseir

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Abu Sawatir is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Egypt, El Queseir which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Erg Abu Nugar

#25 - Erg Abu Nugar

Egypt, Hurghada

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Abu Nugar reef, north of Hurghada. Access from Hurghada or El Gouna.
Flamenco housereef

#26 - Flamenco housereef

Egypt, El Queseir

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Flamenco housereef is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Egypt, El Queseir which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Gota El Dir

#27 - Gota El Dir

Egypt, Strait of Gubal

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Gota El Dir is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Egypt, Strait of Gubal which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Fleck Reef

#28 - Fleck Reef

Egypt, Wadi El Gamal National Park

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Fleck Reef is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Egypt, Wadi El Gamal National Park which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Sha'ab Adel

#29 - Sha'ab Adel

Egypt, Hurghada

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Sha'ab Adel is also known as Shaab Adel.
Citadel housereef

#30 - Citadel housereef

Egypt, Hurghada

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Citadel housereef is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Egypt, Hurghada which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Banana Reef

#31 - Banana Reef

Egypt, Hurghada

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Banana shaped reef in the middle of the Giftun Strait. Northen side of Giftun Soraya Banana Reef is also known as Dragonfly Reef, Gota Torfa El Shait, Sha'ab Farasha.