Ras Umm Sid


port, place of departure:                              from the shore,

depth at the bottom:                                   40 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:                                           shore,

currents:                                                   occurs,

warnings:                                                  none.

Points of entering to the lake (see map)

Underwater attractions

To the diving site it is possible to get from the shore. Average depth is 20 m. There is a big reef, full of life. A characteristic feature of this place is an incredible number of gorgonians, which gives an impression of forest under the water. Very colorful formation of multicolored corals provides a beautiful and unforgettable diving. While dive you can find a lot of species of sea animals, bait fish, parrotfish and lionfish. This is a perfect space for fans of underwater photography. It is intended for advanced divers, due to large depths.

Flora and Fauna

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Photo: Monia Shibi Shibuya