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Elphinstone Reef

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“strong currents”(17 reviews)
“white tips”(13 reviews)
Marsa Alam, Egypt
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All reviews strong currents white tips oceanic white tip hammerhead shark drift dive experienced divers fish great dive hammer head marine life deep dive wall dive face to face soft and hard corals tuna advanced divers safety stop
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic spot for non beginner divers, lovely soft coral and if you are lucky you can see Sharks. Divers with 50 dives and more don't miss it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Farid G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wall diving with drift current.excellent life and pelagic fishes. Depth goes to 70 meters reef is all along the wall you can choose your preferred depth and dive it drifting along. It is a challenging dive site I would not recommend to not so confident...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jac0p026
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Had two dives on this reef and neither were a disappointment great sea life great corals and sharks in both dives 👍 can’t go wrong

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank debranalanj
Reviewed November 26, 2018

fantastic - saw oceanic white tips . brilliant after 10 years of dives finally i have seen sharks :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank phill555
Reviewed November 13, 2018

I have dived this reef on many occasion, this was the first time from a fast rib from a local hotel, it did not fail to amaze us all as usual, Two top quality dives with the oceanic's, they love to get nice a close...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Decca18
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful location. beautiful reef with some amazing coral, I think one of the most colourful. A must for any diver visiting the red sea.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Saliya D
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

2 dives here. 3 oceanic white tips. Was looking forward to these dives and they didnt dissapoint. Highly recomend if your in the area. Took a zodiac from hamata over choppy waters in for 40 mins longimanus at the end of both dives.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Swiss_tony22013
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Really a nice place to dive. The marine life is colourful and lively. Chances are of seeing turtles.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Freedom234844
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Highly recommend for every advanced scuba diver. Take your time and enjoy. Beautiful nature, beautiful sea.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Well worth a visit an amazing experience came face to face with a turtle a first fir us fantastic xx

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bo55man
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Kelvin H
February 22, 2019|
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Response from debranalanj | Reviewed this property |
No worries with the current your dive leader will do an assessment and dive accordingly
August 9, 2017|
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Response from irka657 | Reviewed this property |
Brayka Bay was 20-25mins ride with the zodiac