Diving off Tiran Island

Diving – Tiran Island

No trip to Sharm el Sheikh would be complete without a trip to Tiran Island.  Non-divers will be thrilled to see it  caught as the sun goes down   shimmering between Sharm El Sheikh and Saudi Arabia. A famous destination for excursions known for its charming and unique nature. For divers and snorkelers Tiran Island is pure paradise lagoons and banks coral everywhere with teeming marine life.

Tiran Island lies in the Gulf of Aqaba a stretch of water more that 1 800 meters deep   the water is crystal clear and perfect for diving.

From early morning there are plenty of tourists waiting for the departure of their boat on the south side of Naama Bay or Sharks Bay. If you are diving expect things to take a leisurely pace – we are now on ‘Egyptian time’.  Diving equipment food and all kind of other dive stuff has to be organized. Have patience don’t question lie back and enjoy the sun. The trip to Tiran Island takes about an hour sometimes less. Most boats will stop at any number of reefs on the way to Tiran Island. Gordon Reef and Jackson Reef are well known dive sites where the underwater marine life will fascinate every diver new or old.