Diving in Africa

    Dzinani Dzinani, Kenya

    El Arish Safaga, Egypt

    This is a 105 m long passenger and car ferry built in Norway in 1981.

    El Aruk - Aruk Diana Hurghada, Egypt

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    El Aruk - Aruk Makroom Hurghada, Egypt

    El Aruk is a shallow dive with app. 10m-15m. Lots of smaller ergs need good navigation not to loose orientation in between them. Watch your compass and take care of the sometimes quiet strong current. The sandy bottom is the home of a lot of sweet lips and blue spotted stingrays. Hidden in the erg…

    El Aruk - Aruk Gigi Hurghada, Egypt

    A cluster of a seven ergs laying in 10m - 15m of water. The whole area is home to sweetlips under the ledges, blue spotted sting rays in the sandy patches and glassfish and anthia fish swarm on the erg wall. One erg to note is the split erg, which has a grotto through it filled with glassfish,…

    El Bohar Kebir Hamata, Egypt

    This site lies in the same direction (east-west) as neighbouring Sha'ab Bohar Soraya. It is too big to see the whole reef in one dive but there are two possible dives here.On the east side, several pinnacles starting around 20m cover the sandy bottom. Some of the pinnacles touch the surface and they…
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    El Bohar Soraya Hamata, Egypt

    This small reef spreads in an east-west direction and can be circumnavigated in 50 minutes. There is a plateau around 24m, which rises up from the sandy bottom. At this side of the reef there are lots of small cracks and crevices to discover.A series of small pinnacles on the plateau make for a…

    El Shugarat Dahab, Egypt

    Elusive Rocktail Bay, South Africa

    Huge groupers! 2 potato bass named 'Bart' and 'Homer'.

    Ennerdale Wreck Mahe Island, Seychelles

    The Ennerdale Wreck is a 74,000 ton British oil tanker that sunk in 1970s
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    Abu Ramada Hurghada, Egypt

    Plateau with 3 pinacles covered in soft coral and small orange fish. Deeper small caves and moray eels. Black tipped reef sharks and barracudas can curuise by.Less dived because it can have very strong current. Good drift dive along the steep eastern wall, with big fan corals, overhangs and swim…

    Erg Malik El Quseir, Egypt

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    Erg Somaya Hurghada, Egypt

    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…

    Fantastic island Madagascar

    Farol Sal, Cape Verde Islands

    Very nice shallow dive site

    Fiasco Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    Fiddle Garden Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

    A good alternative to far garden when it's crowded.

    Flat Island Grand Bay, Mauritius

    Fontao Wreck Durban, South Africa

    The Fontao was sunk in 1990 to creat a wreck off the coast of Umhlanga Rocks, some 12 km north of Durban. It is an interesting dive site with plenty of mid water fish, as well as lots of reef fish who have settled along the coral on the wreck.

    Fundo Gap Pemba Island, Tanzania

    This is truly an impeccable area of five incredibly unspoilt (to Date) dive sites where Pemba's Fundo Island and Njao Island face each other.Still my favourite dive area.A few Examples then:Njao wall (Emelio's Passage) is an exhilarating fast drift dive not for the faint hearted. I sometimes…

    Gabr el Bint Dahab, Egypt

    Gabr El Bint means the "Tomb of the girl" and it is the southern dive site of Dahab. Part of the attraction of this site is the novelty of the commute- by camel loaded down with high-tech diving gear along the inaccessible coastline between Dahab and Nabeq. The first dive is done to the north of a…

    Galu Galu, Kenya

    Gamul Kebir Safaga, Egypt

    Gamul Soraya Safaga, Egypt

    Several coral pilars, and some eels on the sand.
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    Ghiannis D El Gouna, Egypt

    The Giannis D, Also known as the "wooden ship", was built 1969 in Japan. The dimensions of this "General Cargo Vessel" were about 100m length and 16m width. In April 1983 on its way from Croatia to Saudi Arabia, loaded with sawn softwood, it hit the northwest corner of Shaab Abu Nuhas Reef and…
    school of Kingies on Giants

    Giants Giants, Mozambique

    Gogo's Rocktail Bay, South Africa

    The name means 'old woman' in Zulu. The site is so named due to the incredible amount of old woman angelfish.

    Golden Blocks Dahab, Egypt

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    Gordon Reef Strait of Tyran, Egypt

    Gordon Reef is known and easily identified by the wreck of the Panamanian cargo ship Loullia (3461 tonnes) which ran aground in September 1981. Best done as a drift dive you have the opportunity to observe various species of coral, small nudibranches hidden in the crevices and the soft corals, White…
    Lion fish in Jackson reef Sharm el sheikh

    Gota Shaab Sharm Marsa Alam, Egypt

    Eagle ray in the blue ( Thomas reef Sharm el sheikh )

    Gota Shaab Sharm Marsa Alam, Egypt

    Great Wall Zanzibar North, Tanzania

    North east wall is accessible only in very good weather and calm seas. The wall is very rich in marine life. fish, corals, macro.

    Greg's Wall Madagascar

    Groopers Rock Zanzibar North, Tanzania

    Groot Bank Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

    The pinnacles, large amphitheatres and caves and tunnels make for very exciting diving. Expect to see many varieties of gamefish; steenbras, musselcracker, Romans and the beautiful parrotfish being one of them. Ragged tooth sharks are also pretty common and a highlight to any dive.

    Groupers Rock Zanzibar North, Tanzania

    Habibty Reef Hurghada, Egypt

    A good reef for night dives, access right from the shore.
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    Habili Gaffar Saint Johns, Egypt

    Halg Dawoud Marsa Alam, Egypt

    Haunted Wall Zanzibar North, Tanzania

    Dive site contains interesting coral, abundant sea stars, cucumber, and urchins. Turtles and octupus can be spotted.