Red Sea – Recent sightings

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9 May, 2019 892 Views

Red Sea – Recent sightings

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Our guests this week on M/Y Blue Horizon have been treated to some epic diving in the Red Sea this week. The highlights included dugongs, stingrays, oceanic whitetip sharks, Napoleon wrasse and dolphins. The sheer diversity of marine life makes diving in the Red Sea truly outstanding. A great destination for new and experienced divers alike. See below for the full breakdown of last week’s sightings.

Sightings

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Abu Dabbab

This dive site offers colourful coral reefs, seagrass and good chances to dive with pelagics hunting for food.
• Diving: Reef dive
• Current: None
• Sightings: Blue spotted stingrays, moray eel, butterflyfish, bannerfish and nudibranch

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Habili Ali

Vibrant soft corals and huge sea fans are the norm in this dive site. Throughout the whole reef, divers can expect to see schooling fish and big pelagics.
• Diving: Reef dive
• Current: None
• Sightings: Dolphins, grey reef sharks, Napoleon wrasses and sardines

 

 

 

A pod of dolphins swimming

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Dangerous Reef

Imperfectly named, this unspoiled coral reef hosts all the Red Sea’s usual suspects.
• Diving: Reef dive
• Current: None
• Sightings: Sting rays, moray eels, octopus, squid, stone fish and 2 oceanic whitetip sharks.

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Satayah South

Bursting with colour the reefs around Satayah Laguna are teeming with marine life. Home to hundreds of bottlenose dolphins; divers have a great chance of encountering them either underwater or from the boat.
• Diving: Reef dive
• Current: Mild
• Sightings: Sting rays, tuna, marble ray, giant barracudas and Napoleon wrasses.

An oceanic white tip shark in the Red Sea

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Marsa Shuna

Famous for its flat sandy bottom, Marsa Shouna is where divers are very likely to encounter turtles and dugongs looking for food around the seagrass and the coral reefs.
• Diving: Reef dive
• Current: None
• Sightings: Green turtles, octopus, eagle rays, stingrays and a dugong.

Customer Feedback

• “The crew on board were excellent! I would thoroughly recommend Blue O Two to people.” Anonymous guest.
• “The dive guides were very professional. Elke really knows her stuff and inspires confidence. Everything is very well organised on the boat” Anonymous guest.
• “Incredible experience” Alexzandra Vlahovic.

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