Diving with Hammerheads

    Kalhuhadhihuraa Faru South Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Kalhuhadhihuraa Faru features caves and overhangs with affluent corals,invertebrates like octopus, sponges and colorful reef fishes.

    Small Giftun Hurghada, Egypt

    With the current carrying you, this dive is a relaxing exploration along a magnificent wall, where you can 'fly over' extensive stretches of large fan corals and if you look out into the blue it's not uncommon to see large tunas and trevallies. The dive leads to a sandy plateau dotted with numerous…

    Gotta Abu Nugar North Hurghada, Egypt

    This dive site is known for the ledge running out to sea, which divers cross in about 6 meters on their way to and from the large coral garden. The ledge is covered in very colorful hard corals and clams in varying sizes and colors. The coral garden is more like a coral landscape than the…

    Abu Ramada North and South Hurghada, Egypt

    Two small islands surrounded by a single reef. It is a beautiful drift dive along the eastern wall, with big fan corals, overhangs and amazing colours. A dive only for experienced divers, with a lot of big groupers to be seen. The plateau on the southern part has plenty of ergs and lot of marine…

    Abu Minkar Hurghada, Egypt

    Abu Minkar is a very easy dive spot, which we only use for beginners and diving courses. Its sandy bottom whith a max. depth of 10m and a small wreck in the north/west makes it very easy to navigate. It is a nice spot for snorkelling as well.

    Ras Disha Hurghada, Egypt

    The fringing reef, which surrounds this cape, offers a good shallow dive on the hard coral garden found north of the lighthouse with schooling barracuda, napoleon fish and groupers. Garden eels.

    Umm Dom (Stoney beach) Hurghada, Egypt

    Here the steep cliff of the north east side of Giftun Kebira island plunges into the depths and continues into the abyss, the reef wall drops to about 12m and then there is a steep, tumbling slope to the top of the drop off at about 27m. Most of the life here is above 15m as the lower slope and top…
    El Mina is an Egyptian minesweeper sunk by Israeli fighters, while lying at anchor in 1969. The wreck lies in 30m on a rock sea bed. The current here can be strong from the north and the visibility poor. There is a large debris field which contains a lot of still active munitions, worth a look but…

    Coral Hills South Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Located on the west side of the Ari Atoll here you can find two Manta clenaing stations. When diving on Coral Hills, you will jump on a chain of Giris (underwater mountain which reaches the surface) and drift along corals in an average depth of 10 meters. It is already possible to see the first…

    Camel Rock South Ari Atoll, Maldives

    This is more a feeding ground than a cleaning station, and I was not so often lucky over there. On the very north of this lagoon there are three giris, but two of them are visible from far, which is also the reason for the name. Inside the lagoon there is a big pool and a smaller closer to the main…

    El Minya Wreck Hurghada, Egypt

    Wreck of the El Minya (Harbour Wreck) An Egyptian minesweeper sunk by Israeli fighters, while lying at anchor, in 1969, the wreck lies in 30m on a rock sea bed. The current here can be strong from the north and the visibility poor. There is a large debris field which contains a lot of LIVE…

    Sharm Abu Dabour Marsa Alam, Egypt

    Due to the entrance and shape of the site, it is mostly suitable for experienced divers and good sea conditions. The entrance leads through a tunnel, which ends outside of the reef in front of two large pinnacles. There is a lovely sand eel garden to explore, and sharp eyes may spot both eagle rays…

    Marsa Muräna Marsa Alam, Egypt

    It has a rather narrow entrance (thus only accessible in good conditions) with a sandy bottom. The reef goes slowly down to a maximum depth of around 25m and there is plenty to see on both sides with lots of beautiful corals. Small fish hide out in tiny caves on the north side and sometimes you can…

    El Farsha Marsa Alam, Egypt

    This eastern dive spot is only suitable for experienced divers; and it is accessible when weather conditions are calm. You drop into the blue where the plateau starts around 30m with plentiful soft corals. There is a huge amount of marine life here, everything from densely packed shoals of reef fish…

    Sharm Abu Dabab Marsa Alam, Egypt

    This site offers a tunnel system with three interconnecting pools. The current can be strong here and a rope system is in place for additional safety. Access is open to the surface in most areas although there are a couple of overhead parts. As you come out of the canyons, you are greeted by one of…

    Umm Hal Hala / Sha´ab el Naba Marsa Alam, Egypt

    Sha?ab el Naba is a very long reef running from north-south that offers plenty of protection at the moorings which are situated in the south and southwest corners. This is a great site to spot barracuda and trevally passing by in the blue. The south plateau has a lot of small coral formations on a…

    Marsa Gabel el Rossas Marsa Alam, Egypt

    A shore dive in a beautiful bay. Despite a narrow entrance, this dive spot is a good choice for most weather conditions, although visibility may be poor at the start if there are strong waves and low tide. A sandy bottom slopes down with the reef on both sides covered in beautiful corals, especially…

    Marsa Egla Marsa Alam, Egypt

    A large sandy bay that is accessible from the shore. The access to the reef is particularly easy in poor weather due to shallow water. The bay slopes gently down to a beautiful reef for the ultimate in relaxing and easy going dives. The north side of the reef has more abundant smaller fish; the…

    Marsa Aselai Marsa Alam, Egypt

    A shore dive site that offers easy access to the reef across a large sandy bay. The bottom slopes gently down over a sea grass bed to reach a beautiful reef on both sides. This is the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxed and easy dive surrounded by abundant marine life. Look out for bottom dwellers such…

    Sacqua Abu Galawa Hurghada, Egypt

    Sacqua means the fisherman's box and describes the small lagoon cut into the reef where the boats moor. This dive can be done as an out-and-back from the moored boat, or a drift dive down the reef ending at the moored boat. Another small lagoon, with large flat pinnacle, further up the reef is…

    Shaabaha Hurghada, Egypt

    "the female ghost", so called because it is large reef plate lying about 5 meters below the surface and seems to appear out of nowhere to an unsuspecting boat skipper. The maximum depth here is around 13 meters making one circuit around the reef. The reef is covered in hard and soft corals and all…

    Anchor Hurghada, Egypt

    Named for the large anchor resting near the pinnacle where the dive boat is moored. Moving away from this pinnacle, divers cross a coral garden to a series of pinnacles with great corals and large number of reef fish etc.

    Wreck of the Kormoran Strait of Tyran, Egypt

    On the north of Tiran Island, this can only be dived in extremely good sea conditions but is an absolute gem. The twisted wreckage of this large container ship is in only 6 - 8 metres of water and surrounded by prolific hard coral.
    White Tip Shark

    The Cathedral Malpelo, Colombia

    Descend onto the pinnacle then enter the tunnel from a sandy bottom at 18 metres that almost reaches the surface on the other side. The tunnel walls are covered in corals and sponges. Inside the tunnel is full of many fish, which creates a mystic feeling. Enjoy diving at the church! You can see…
    Silky Shark

    Monster Face Malpelo, Colombia

    This site is on the north side of Virginia's Altar, under what looks like the face of a monster, which seems to be looking at Malpelo from the North. Descend down the vertical wall where it's possible to see huge schools of hammerheads.There are also tuna, silky sharks, eagle rays, jacks, eels and…
    Manta Ray

    Castaway Coast Malpelo, Colombia

    Loads of Creole fish, eels, sea bass, jacks and sea urchins but the best things to see are the pacific manta or school of hammerheads!
    Hammerhead

    The Freezer Malpelo, Colombia

    Wall dive, with lots of hard corals and volcanic landscape.Massive schools of hammerhead sharks and other big pelagics.Look out for silkies, whale sharks, tuna, rays, eels and jacks.
    School of Eagle Rays

    The Fridge Malpelo, Colombia

    A small bay with a cleaning station for jacks and hammerhead.Lots of creole fish, eagle rays, silky sharks in the hundreds and maybe even a whale shark or two.Fabulous dive.
    Galapagos Sharks

    La Gringa Malpelo, Colombia

    The biggest rock on the south of Malpelo, swim through the cave in the pinnacle onto the three sea mounds where a big school of jacks hang out.Hammerheads frequent the area along with the illusive Galapagos shark, eagle rays, and tuna.
    Scorpionfish

    The Twins Malpelo, Colombia

    This site is two long parallel pinnacles that form a canyon that schools of hammerhead sharks and eagle rays tend to swim through.Look for scorpionfish and eels in the shallower depths or maybe a silky shark a bit deeper.
    School of Jacks

    Viginia's Altar Malpelo, Colombia

    Also called 'The Reef', with large coral formations and lots of reef fish, snapper, bass, surgeonfish, angelfish, Morrish Idols and morays.Schools of barracuda and jacks are common and maybe the occasional hammerhead.

    Marsa Mubarak Marsa Alam, Egypt

    A beautiful site with colourful corals and home to a family of large sea turtles. There is also a grass meadow where the Dugong comes to feed.