Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt


Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

Scuba diving information in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

Nuweiba is situated around 70km north of Dahab, and its palm-fringed beaches nestle magnificently between the deep blue of the Gulf of Aqaba and the mountains of the Sinai. Nuweiba is a quiet getaway with some fantastic shore diving that makes it a great choice for novice divers and underwater photography fans. Nuweiba is also superb for snorkellers with the spectacular marine life of house reefs just a few fin kicks from the shore. Nuweiba is an ideal resort for learning to dive with its beautiful coral gardens accessible from the shore. Divers are sure to be completely absorbed by the plentiful reef fish including razorfish, puffers, shrimps and alien-looking Pegasus fish. One house reef is even home to more than 20 lionfish! In Nuweiba you can share your first dives with an amazing variety of marine life. The prolific marine life and the easily accessible shore diving make Nuweiba an underwater photographer?s paradise. The beautiful dive sites, reached by jeep and camel, and the house reefs promise some spectacular scenery with amazing multicoloured nudibranch, several species of seahorse, stonefish, frogfish and many more. Sinker is one of the most attractive dive sites and particularly exceptional for photography. A large submerged mooring buoy has turned into a fantastic artificial reef with a proliferation of soft corals decorating the length of the mooring chain. Dense packs of glassfish and anthias swirl through the blue and make this a mesmerising dive. The reefs of the Abu Galum National Park are a highlight of a week?s diving in Nuweiba. In particular, Ras Mumlach is situated around 75 minutes drive away and offers a beautiful coral garden with fantastic table corals and a steep wall that bottoms out at 70m plus. The variety of marine life is outstanding with many barracuda, groupers, angelfish, butterflyfish, moray eels and even turtles. Ras Shetan or Devils Head is a well-known site north of Nuweiba situated at a Bedouin camp. Its highlight is some incredible underwater topography with snaking valleys and basins, beautiful soft corals, seagrass and a superb lagoon.

Water Temperature

Water temperature in winter of 20ºC in summer and 25°C.

Diving Suit

In the winter complete wet suit and in the Summer wet suit with shorts.

Visibility under water

Visibility between 10 and 15 meters

Climate

Climate hot and dry with temperatures around 18ºC in winter and 40ºC in summer.

How to get there

The only transportation is the plane.

Other Activities

You can take tours to see the sights and wonders of nature,practice water sports or visit historical monuments.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites Map in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

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Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites List in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

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Scuba diving sites and photos from each diving site in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

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Marine Species and photos of each species in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

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Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

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Scuba Diving centers in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

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Liveaboards in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

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Accommodation in Nuweiba, Red Sea, Egypt

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