The Southern Route

16 Dives Long Navigation All type of Marine Life Macro spots


All dives sites are subject to weather conditions and the final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides.

This Southern route will take you to the following dives sites: Daedalus first, then going Southern Rocky & Zabargad Islands to end up with the well-known Elphinstone.

This tour safari takes you to the Tropics of Cancer, starting with the famous Deadalus Reef known for its living group of Hammerheads, you will then go down South to the mythical islets of Rocky Island, refuge and nesting place of a wide variety of birds. Nearby, you will discover Zabargad island, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon with Polynesian airs that is a nesting place for sea turtles. On the way back to Marsa Alam, you can enjoy great dives in the caves of the Fury Shoals to end up the trip on the reef of Elphinstone and its beautiful coral walls. Oceanic whitetips or grey sharks are also often seen around.

Deep Blue, Coral Gardens, Caves & Reef

The Southern Route safari is really a great mix to enjoy a cruise on the Red Sea at any time of the year. Great encounters with sharks in Deadalus and Elphinstone. Giant pelagics such as manta, tuna, Naopelon are seen in Rocky Island but photographer will also enjoy this tour with superb macro spots and beautiful coral gardens and caves exceptional lights in the Fury Shoals.

Diving spots

Highly known in the diving community, these four diving spots are distinguished by their beauty and the diversity of underwater life that abounds there. Deadalus can be dived on different spots around the reef. Rocky and Zabargad offer a huge diversity of reef and lagoon dives. Fury Shoals and its coral gardens, vivid marine life will please any marine lovers. Elphinstone is a must with beautiful coral reefs but also great possible encounter with sharks and exceptional deep dives. The trip ends uf usually in Marsa Shouna where green turtles are resting in the bay allowing non deep last dives before flying.


Prices include:

  • Full board from Saturday night to Saturday morning
  • Reception and Airport / Marina Transfer
  • 12-litre block and weights
  • Non-alcoholic beverages

Prices exclude:

  • AR flights and visa (30€/p)
  • Marine Park taxes (50€/p)
  • Diving training & material
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Crew tips

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