Daedalus Reef-Rocky Island-Zabargad Island
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Why do divers choose this itinerary to Daedalus Reef-Rocky Island-Zabargad Island?

This tour offers sensational dives in the blue like dives along the reef where we can only contemplate this amazing underwater landscape, incredibly rich in fauna and well preserved. It's also pleasant to dive on less crowded sites.

Daedalus Reef-Rocky Island-Zabargad Island

Itinerary Highlights

Amazing fallings and reefs covered by unspoiled hard and soft corals, beautiful coral gardens, tunnels, caverns, caves, sharks: Hammerhead, Grey reef, Whitetip reef, Thresher, oceanic Whitetip reef. Whale sharks, Dolphins, turtles, Manta Rays and other fishes, including school of barracudas, napoleons, platax, groupers Etc.

The Diving Spots

  • Daedalus reef

    is a huge reef which is lying at about 160 kms south-east from Port ghalib (Marsa Alam), classified as national park. The reef is surrounded by a deep wall full with an incredible variety of corals, fish and various marine life, featuring a plateau on its southern side. Often exposed to strong currents, the drift dives are favored and several dives are possible.

  • Rocky Island

    is located around 250 kms south of Daedalus reef. This protected island hides a fascinating reef, consisting of deep walls offering various varieties of corals, underwater trees, gorgonians, Etc. Due to its isolation and a quasi-permanent current, it seems that all the marine life of the Red Sea is concentrated there.

  • Zabargad Island

    About 1 km north of Rocky Island lies the island of Zabargad. Surrounded by a large turquoise lagoon, this uninhabited island is the largest of the Red Sea. In summer, the turtles come to lay eggs on the beach. Its beauty is absolutely spectacular. The underwater architecture is amazing. On the south side, a shallow plateau offers a magnificent coral garden and caves. The drop off offers you the opportunity to observe a large variety of fishes and it is also possible to dive the northeast side, where there is a small wreck in shallow water.

  • South of Marsa Alam

    Fury Shoals collects several reefs like Shaab Malahi, Claudio or Maksour, all more colorful than the others. You can alternately explore caves, tunnels, coral gardens, trays and drop-offs.

  • Elphinstone reef

    is definitely the most famous reef in southern Egypt, even the Red Sea, located around 20 kms from Port Ghalib (Marsa Alam). The reef is extended in its northern and southern parts by 2 plateau which descend in steps towards the 60 m. The West and East sides are beautiful vertical drop-offs.

✪ Participation conditions ✪

AOWD or equivalent                        ✔ Minimum 50 dives logged.

Order and choice of sites announced in our liveaboard itineraries are not contractual. They can be changed according to climatic conditions, of condition of the sea and/or of decisions of the Egyptian authorities. These possible modifications are beyond our control. Our absolute priority remains however the security and the satisfaction of our guests.