Gordon Reef (Lovilla)


port, place of departure:                           Sharm el-Sheikh,

depth at the bottom:                                   35 m,

level of diver training:                                  advanced,

diving type:                                                dive spot/reef,

diving period:                                             whole year,

visibility max:                                            10 - 30 m,

water temperature:                                    15 - 35 °C,

available from:                                           boat,

currents:                                                   occurs,

warnings:                                                  none.

Points of entering to the lake (see map)

Underwater attractions

To the diving site it is possible to get by boat. Average depth is 16 m. There is a big reef, full of life. In the east, at a depth 16 meters, is a drop-off covered by soft corals and gorgonians. Characteristic for this area is very colorful formation of multicolored corals, which provides a beautiful and unforgettable diving. Near the reef is a shipwreck of the commercial boat, which sank in 1981, but its exploring isn’t safe. This is a perfect space for fans of underwater photography. While dive you can find a lot of species of sea animals, and schools of fish. It is intended only for advanced divers, due to large depths.

Flora and Fauna

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photo: Monia Shibi Shibuya