Hamata Departures

 

* We also tailor trips upon request.

 

1- St. John & Fury Shoal Itinerary

St Johns is a collection of small reefs in the Red Sea offering some of the best Red Sea diving. Habili Ali will make even the most experienced of divers sigh with wonder when admiring the forests of huge fan corals and black corals that populate its walls. At its western end grey reef, silver-tip and big schools of hammerhead sharks may be observed. Have also a look out for the curious and impressive bump-head parrot fish that are typical for the St Johns area.

Shaab Sataya, the largest reef system in Fury Shoal, has it all - shear walls, ancient amphorae and yet another possibility to swim with big pods of friendly and playful spinner dolphins.

Shaab Abu Galawa Saghira with its wonderful hard coral garden in the shape of an amphitheatre is truly memorable and will let you enjoy the Red Sea diving to the utmost.

 

2- Abu Fandira Itinerary

Explore the southern most reefs and islands of the Egyptian Red Sea coast offering pristine and uncrowded diving all year round and the opportunity to explore new and un-dived reefs.

Depart from Hamata and cruise between the reefs of Fury Shoal, St Johns and Abu Fandira aboard your comfortable and luxus liveaboard vessel.

In the Fury Shoal area, Shaab Maksour with its north and south plateaus offers amazing diving and possibilities to spot hammerhead, grey reef and white-tip sharks while you enjoy the scenery provided by the soft and hard corals in colourful growth.

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 Claude is a dream dive and Shaab Heaven is truly a heavenly dive with its numerous pinnacles sticking closely together and creating a maze of swim-throughs 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 when admiring the forests of huge fan corals and black corals that populate its walls. At its western end grey reef, silver-tip and big schools of hammerhead sharks may be observed. Have also a look out for the curious and impressive bump-head parrot fish that are typical for the St Johns area.

 

 

3- RZ & St. John Itinerary

Rocky and Zabargad Islands lie close together to the south-east of Ras Banas. Rocky’s shear walls are covered in a stunning forests of soft and fan corals. Juvenile white-tip sharks can be observed sleeping under huge, very scenic overhangs while on this diving safari. Mantas, hammerhead and grey reef sharks often visit the island and napoleon fish dance in your bubbles when diving.

This diving safari also crosses Zabargad Island, amazing in its spectacular beauty, which was used as a precious stone mine in ancient times. Along its southern side a shallow shelf displays a large number of high pinnacles completely covered in soft corals and clouds of antheas offering amazing diving. The drop-off offers hammerhead, grey reef shark and manta sightings. On its north-eastern side a small shallow wreck can be dived upon.

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 when admiring the forests of huge fan corals and black corals that populate its walls. At its western end grey reef, silver-tip and big schools of hammerhead sharks may be observed. Have also a look out for the curious and impressive bump-head parrot fish that are typical for the St Johns area and that make the Red Sea diving so unique.