Fourteen square miles of splendidly diverse coral atolls and reefs, located 40km north of the Sudanese border and 20km SW of Zabargad. This reef system has over 10 known dive sites and many more unexplored experiences. In view of its sheltered nature it is accessible all year round and offers great dives in winter and summer. Explore the southern most reefs in the Egyptian Red Sea, offering pristine and un-crowded diving all year round, and the opportunity to explore new and un-dived reefs.
Fury Shoal - Abu Fandera
Depart from Marsa Alam or Hamata and cruise between the reefs of Fury Shoal, St Johns and Abu Fandera aboard your comfortable and luxurious liveaboard vessel.
In the Fury Shoal area, Shaab Mahsour with its north and south plateaus offers amazing diving and encounters with hammerheads, grey reef sharks, white tips, and gape in awe at the scenery portrayed by an abundance of soft and hard corals.
Swim with big pods of Spinner dolphins in the lagoons of Shaab Sataya, or explore the ancient amphorae, hard and soft coral gardens and shear walls it has to offer.
For cavern lovers and photographers, Shaab Claudio is a dream dive, and Shaab Heaven a truly heavenly dive, with its numerous pinnacles sticking closely together and creating a maze of swim-thrus that will make you wonder about nature's miracles.
St Johns is a collection of small reefs offering some of the best diving in the Red Sea. Habili Ali, will make even the most experienced of divers sigh with wonder with forests of huge fan and black corals that adorn its walls. At its western end, grey reef sharks, silvertip sharks and impressive schools of hammerheads can be seen. Look out for the curious and impressive Bump-head parrot fish, that are typical to the St Johns area.
Habili Gafaar, an astonishing underwater mountain, with only its small peak barely touching the surface, is an unforgettable aquarium, covered in soft corals and shoals of snappers, butterfly fish and barracudas. Always keep an eye out in the deep blue, as mantas, oceanic whitetip sharks, grey reef sharks and silvertip sharks offer you their fleeting silhouettes.
St John's reef & Fury Shoal (7 Nights)
Sometimes combined with Rocky Island.
Many divers can never get enough of diving the reefs of St John, especially when it is as part of a more comprehensive itinerary. This itinerary therefore allows you to spend most of your trip exploring the ever-different reefs in this special area.
Day 1: Arrive Mersa Alam and transfer to Port Ghaleb Marina. Check-in & overnight on board at Marina.
Day 2: Check dive at Samadai, sailing to Sha'ab Sharm for mid-afternoon & afternoon dives. Sailing at Night to St.Johns Reef.
Day 3: Dive at St.Johns morning, mid-afternoon & afternoon , overnight ( Night Dive )
Day 4: Dive at St.Johns morning, mid-afternoon & afternoon , overnight ( Night Dive )
Day 5: Sailing early morning to Fury Shoal, morning dive at Claudia reef, mid-afternoon at Dolphin reef, afternoon dive at Sha'ab Maksur and overnight . ( Night Dive )
Day 6: Full day diving at Fury Shoal area. Sailing at night to Sha'ab Sharm.
Day 7: Morning dive at Sha'ab Sharm, sailing to Samadai for mid-afternoon dive. Sailing to Marsa Allam for check out.
Day 8: Check out from Hotel and transfer to airport.
Environmental tax $ 15