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

Sudan Deep South two weeks

An April-May cruise of 240 miles till the border of Eritrea covering the best of Suakin archipelago with its virgin islands, lagoons and reefs. Deep South is sighting all possible colors and shapes, bursting marine life, forests of splendid corals wrapped with enormous schools of fish, many kinds of sharks, hammerheads, mantas, turtles, dolphins.

Wingate reef & Umbria wreck

The Umbria built in Hamburg in 1912 and sunk in 1940 near Port Sudan is known as one of the best wrecks in the world to dive, so attracting divers to Sudan. 155m long, 18m wide, she rests almost intact with its precious cargo at the depth of 5-35m. On its final voyage in 1940, being in the hands of the Italians transporting over 350,000 bombs, cars, ammunition she was scuttled by the captain and sank in order not to be captured by British troops. It is possible to dive all around the wreck and to penetrate easily to the most of the sections. 



The large coral barrier 14 miles from Port Sudan where the famous British built lighthouse of 1906 rises up. It is possible to go up to the top of it between the dives. The reef forested by table corals is a home to large shoals of pelagics, colorful reef fish and an abundance of reef sharks.

Shaab Rumi

A stunning reef covered with soft and hard corals densely inhabited with shoals of snappers, whirls of barracudas, wrasses, bump-head parrot-fish, jacks, sweet-lips, grey sharks, hammerheads. The lagoon of the reef is famous for dolphins encounters playing on the waves.

Shaab Ambar

A large coral barrier reef with secluded lagoon close to Swakin Archipelago islands offering wall-diving, interesting night-diving and providing a safe haven for the night when visiting the islands of Swakin to the South. 


The most Northern reef of Swakin Archipelago with its lush walls, caves and endless coral formations hosting schools of hammerheads and mantas, pelagics and miniature nudibranches, rays and coral fishes of all possible colours.

Keary & Logan

Two small beautiful reefs beside each other with a lush plateaus and vertical walls boasting endless bushes of whip corals and sea fans. Coral formations are colonized by soft corals. Reefs are inhabited by coral fishes, pelagics and patrolled by hammerheads.


Pender reef is a beautiful coral tower attracting busy marine life: coral fish, schools of tuna and jack-fish, hammerheads


A reef with a long plateau dotted by many large madreporic blocks which almost reach the surface. Stunning coral shapes wrapped in fish clouds attract sharks, hammerheads, tunas, jacks, barracudas.


Another unforgettable and lush coral reef of Suakin Archipelago with rich underwater photography possibilities.

Dahrat Abid

The southernmost islet of Suakin archipelago, Dahrat Abid with the remains of the wreck on top of the reef and shoals of reef fish among lush soft corals covering the drop off, pelagics passing buy, grey reef sharks, thresher sharks, white-tip sharks and silver-tip sharks.

Dahrat Qab & Habili Qab

An island Daharat Qab marked by an old wreck and Habili Qab close to the island with plateaus and chimneys fringed by beautiful pink and white soft corals and coral blocks and hosting schools of coral fish, tunas, barracudas, jacks and grey reef sharks offer a perfect dive.


Darraka, a reef situated not far from the border of Eritrea, with its top being few meters below the surface and steep walls covered with forests of corals inhabited by uncountable anthias, surgeon fish and snappers. Dolphins and large pelagic fishes swim along the walls, marine life here is vivid and healthy.

Habili Isa

The reef with its top at around 10m below the surface, boasts large picturesque plateaus, walls, towers and valleys covered with pink,white and black soft corals, red whip corals. The richness of marine life here is amazing: shoals of surgeon fish and other coral fishes, giant trevallies, tuna, schools of barracuda - bursting moving colors are everywhere.


The reef which is about 1 mile away from the Miyum island offers a very special dive along its long slope leading to a small plateau, both covered completely with soft corals of all possible colours and with multiple coral formations. In the break of the wall at 50m depth among black corals forest the reef sharks are hiding waiting for the prey. Uncountable shoals of trevallies and surgeons, jacks, barracudas, hammerheads and silky sharks encircle the reef.

Tamarshira island

Steep walls covered with lush coral forests attract multitudes of coral fish as well as sharks: hammerheads, grey reef sharks, silky sharks, tiger sharks, dolphins, pseudorcas, schooling pelagics in a wonderful setting of colorful corals.

Shaab Loka

The island fringed by a lush reef which is amazingly densely populated by coral fish, stingrays and turtles and compassed by schools of barracudas, white-tip sharks, silky sharks and hammerheads.

Barra Musa Saghir

 An amphitheater of the sandy bottomed plateau of 150 m wide surrounded by giant coral towers whose outer walls drop into the abyss. The unique reef is colonized by thousands of barracudas. Shimmering silver packs cover the giant towers inside and outside creating a surrealistic seascape.

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.