Why do divers choose this itinerary to North & Wrecks?
Discover or rediscover, explore the prestigious wrecks of the Red Sea and diving in the famous Ras Mohamed national park.
North & Wrecks Itinerary Highlights
The site of Abu Nuhas and his wrecks rich in corals, the legendary Thistlegorm and Rosalie Moller wrecks as well as the great Ras Mohamed national park.
The Diving Spots
Shaab Abu Nuhas
is located north coast of Shadwan Island, around 40 kms from Hurghada and outcrops the surface. The north side from the reef houses 4 wrecks, close to each other: Carnatic, Giannis D, Chrisoula K. If their common point is a collision with the reef, their story is different and will be the subject of a detailed briefing on board.
South of Sharm El Sheikh
after Ras Mohamed, we find Shaab Mahmoud. The southern part of the reef houses the Dunraven wreck. It rests on the sandy bottom and beautiful hard and soft corals have settled there. The reef itself is nice and rich with corals and different fish species.
Ras Mohamed national park
is characterized by amazing fallings. Due to his location on the Sinai Peninsula, at the juncture of the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba, the water salinity is variable and offers a spectacular array of reef and various kind of fishes, diverse corals reefs and luxuriant sea walls. Especially Shark Reef and Yolanda Reef. They are the most appreciated diving spots of Ras Mohammed. These reefs offer the opportunity to observe every single species of fish of the Red Sea.
The SS Thistlegorm
is located in the Straits of Gubal between the reef of Shaab Ali and the Sinai coast. It is probably the most famous wreck in the Red Sea. The British cargo ship was attacked by a German bomber in 1941. The wreck is lying upright on the sea-bottom at 32m. Especially interesting to see: Tanks, trucks, motorcycles, weapons, railway carriage and two railway engines.
Gubal Island Wrecks
On the side of Gubal Island lie the wrecks of Ulysses or the very famous Rosalie Moller. Ulysses is one of the oldest wrecks in the Red Sea, full with corals, like the reef beside which it lies. Rosalie Moller suffered the same fate as the SS Thistlegorm. The wreck is placed on the sandy bottom, about 50 m deep. It is remarkably preserved and offers a rich and unusual fauna.
Siyul Kebir Island
In the southern Straits of Gubal Island we find Siyul Kebir. This site extends east and west around the island of Siyul Kebir. The reef has an extremely varied profile and is richly covered by a variety of coral types, both hard and soft. Fish life is equally exuberant. The reef here attracts frequent pelagic visitors and the usual reef species. Leopard sharks are sometimes spotted.
the diving spots are varied: Shaab El Erg, north of Hurghada. There, we find often the “bottlenose” dolphins. Shaab Ruhr Umm Gamar, south of Shaab El Erg. The reef is made up of a wall full with corals and small holes, a coral garden with the remains of a small wreck and a drop off. Or else, El Minya Wreck, located in front of the main Hurghada Harbour.
✪ Participation conditions ✪
✔ AOWD or equivalent
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.