Sha’ab el Erg

Large reef block north of Hurghada with a canal

27° 23' 51" N, 33° 52' 20" E
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Data & Description

Alternative names for this dive spot:
Shaab el Erg, Sha'ab Heluwa, Shaab Heluwa, Sha'ab Helua, Shaab Helua, Sha'ab Helowa, Shaab Helowa

Maximum depth:
~15 meters

Local dive center:
James & Mac


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Description dive spot:
Great variety of fish, snails and worms. Reef block is broken with a channel, in the channel there is some current.
The northwestern part of the dive site is called Sha'ab Heluwa and can also be found here on the website, including photos and videos.

Contributed by:
Martin Sebald, Giovanna Sebald, Joe

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