A rich collection of itineraries in Egyptian and Sudanese Red sea for divers, cruise travelers and watersports-lovers

Rocky - Zabargad - Saint John's

Zabargad, a home to breeding turtles, with its coral towers, mysterious Russian wreck, cracks and caves of Saint John's reef system, sharks natural theatre of Rocky island, lush coral plateaus of Elphinstone - the sheer wealth of marine life at these dive-sites make the itinerary truly outstanding. With something on the itinerary to suit all types of divers, splash into a new adventure every day.

Elphinstone Reef

Elphinstone, a large sliver of reef around 180m long, is always an excellent dive. Rich in corals and fishes, attracting the interest of dolphin pods, barracudas and Oceanic White Tip Sharks, Mantas, Whale Sharks and Giant Trevallies, Elphinstone is one of the world's most exciting diving destinations.

Zabargad island

A rarely visited due to its far location Zabargad island is a superb dive spot. Formed by an enormous mountain reaching out of the water, surrounded by a lagoon and reefs Zabargad hosts a great variety of corals, reef and pelagic fish. Neptuna Wreck, the Russian minesweeper of 1941 found its eternal peace on the reef at 20m depth.

Saint John's

Located near Northern Sudanese border at the Tropic of Cancer, Saint John's is a large reef system 13 x 8 miles. There are hundreds of superb dive sites: pinnacles, caves, coral gardens, walls, aquariums, plateaus inhabited by millions of sea dwellers including turtles, morays, sharks, coral fishes of all possible colours, nudibranches, anemons, mantas, whale sharks. It is possible to spend a month in Saint John's discovering new wonders on every dive.


Rocky island

Rocky island which drops to the abyss with steep walls and overhangs is hosting a fringing reef that circles its entire perimeter and is a lush setting for some amazing big fish encounters. At 25m a shelf juts from the reef wall, forming a natural shark theatre. Soft corals and delicate branching forms are particularly beautiful here.

Important Note

The time, sites and ports of this itinerary are subject to change at any time without prior notice due to weather conditions or other factors. Direct transfers to/from the yacht are always included. Egyptian Cruising Company reserves the right to cancel the booking for the safety of passengers if it is not possible to change the time and route due to poor weather conditions.