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

Saint John's - Abu Fendera

This faraway southern itinerary offers beautiful drop offs covered with gorgonias, coral columns, canyons, caves, lush gardens of black and fire corals and rainbow-coloured soft corals, labyrinths, overhangs and plenty of marine life. A great collection of many other dive-sites will be added en-route depending on the ports.

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.


Shaab Abu Fendera

Abu Fendera, a 6km chain of reefs near the Sudanese boarder, boasting thrilling coral columns, bays, canyons labyrinths and marvelous gardens hosts a great diversity of virgin marine life with interesting encounters in store for divers.

Fury Shoals

To the North of Ras Banas there is one of the most beautiful diving areas of the Red sea - Fury Shoals with its intact coral gadens, magnificent underwater formations, lagoons, caves inhabited by barracudas, sharks, giant trevallies, dog-tooth tuna, turtles, octopuses, dolphins and millions of coral fish. Famous dive sites of the area are Sataya (Dolphin reef), a common place to meet schools of bottle-nose dolphins, Claudia reef with its carousel of caves and canyons, Abu Galawa reef famous for the Chinease wreck of the Second World War times, Shaab Maksour remarkable for its strong currents, considerable depth and sharks encounters.

Claudia reef

Claudia (Sha’ab Claudia) is a beautiful cavernous reef with an expansive and spectacular system of caves of 6m - 9m which can be easily penetrated. The caves open from the top allow an amazing game of colors and lights inside which make Claudia a favorite spot for underwater photography. Soft corals,  clown fish stations, turtles, Napoleons complete the dive picture. 

Sataya (Dolphin House)

Large horseshoe-shaped Shaab Sataya reef also known as the Dolphin Reef or Dolphin House, with its steep walls leading down to a sandy slope scattered with a great variety of coral heads with depths varying 4m - 40m is named after the friendly mammals that can be spotted regularly on site. You'll be also amazed by whitetip sharks, fusiliers, Spanish dancers and parrotfish. This site is also a perfect destination for snorkelling.

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.