El Fanadir

2 kilometer long reef north of Hurghada

Martin, September 2002Spanische Tänzerin, September 2002Alex mit Clarks-Anemonenfische, September 2002Alex, September 2002Riffleben, September 2002Schnapper, September 2002
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El Fanadir "dacht": 27° 17' 8.41" N, 33° 49' 53.45" E
El Fanadir "foc": 27° 17' 44.18" N, 33° 49' 51.29" E
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Data & Description



Alternative names for this dive spot:
El Fanadir dacht, El Fanadir foc, El Fanadir tacht, El Fanadic foq, Al Fanadir, Al Fanadir dacht, Al Fanadir foc, Al Fanadir tacht, Al Fanadir foq

north of Hurghada at El Fanadir Island

Minimum depth:
3 meters

Maximum depth:
25 meters

little from north-east

Local dive center:
James & Mac


Das Wetter für


Description dive spot:
The north and east side of the 2 kilometer long reef with a sandy drop-off and some small pools on the reef ceiling is interesting in contrast to the flat western side.
Very large fish variety, many juvenile fish, lionfish, scorpionfish, little big fish.

Contributed by:
Martin Sebald, Alexander Schönleber

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