This tour will allow you to discover the legends on the road of the wrecks with the Carnatic, the Giannis D, the Ulysses and the two historical wrecks of the 2nd WW: the Rosalie Moller and the Thistlegorm.
But it will also include the vertigo of the marvelous walls of the northern part of the Red Sea: Shark Reef and Yolanda Reef in the Ras Mohamed reserve where certain predators such as tunas, barracudas, caranges or other families such as nasons, The platax come to reproduce from May to August on these dizzy falls.
The Nautile Evo will take you on the reefs of the Strait of Tiran on the reefs of Gordon, Woodhouse, Jackson and Thomas Reef to encounter a certain fauna endemic to this place but also, strange shapes, an exceptional variety of colors… Site changes can be made based on timing, weather and desires.
The order and the choice of the sites can be modified according to the governmental restrictions and the weather conditions.
Departure Sunday morning, from the Marina of Hurghada, direction Sha’ab El Erg (Dolphin House), coral garden where the dolphins will perhaps honor you with their presence.
You will make the second dive on the reef of Abu Nuhas, a real wreck trap: The stunning Giannis D will open its holds and its secrets, placed at 50 ° on the blank. The water is often very clear, the atmosphere fabulous! Or the Carnatic, cargo steamer of the 19th century carrying precious woods and alcohol. It is said that this wreck also carried gold coins of which only a small part would have been found !
The second day, you will dive on the wreck that you didn’t dive the day before: Giannis D or Carnatic.
Then, you will make a stop on the Thistlegorm, considered one of the most beautiful wrecks in the world. It is a real treasure where motorcycles, trucks, tanks, wagons and countless shells, rifles and ammunition will plunge you back to 1941, the date of the sinking of this ship of 137 meters. At the stern, a school of barracudas monitors the place, yellow, blue trevallies like vigils pacing the bridges of the monument. Your return to the surface will be escorted by the elegance of the platax always as curious. You will do 2 dives.
It is around 6 o’clock in the morning that you will dive the first time on the fall of the Red Sea. Located at the end of the Sinai Peninsula, Shark Reef / Yolanda Reef is a vertical wall slipping to almost 800 m depth. This dive can unveil the most beautiful side of the Red Sea. Navigation to the protected lagoon of Tiran where you will do 2 dives: the reef of Jackson Reef wall and plateau where there is the wreck of the Lara at 71 m. For all recreational divers, this wall will delight you as its wildlife is lush. Possibility of passage of pelagics and especially hammerhead sharks during the summer. And the reef of Gordon, enchantment assured thanks to the radiating colors of this site.
After the night atTiran Island, you will do your first dive of the day on Thomas Reef, a 25-meter-deep plateau, a true coral reef forest inhabited by all Red Sea reef species, and an endemic gregarious bank. A little further north of this plateau, the fault corridor starting from 35 m depth to finish at … 93 m! A real natural fault where according to your prerogatives, you will explore different stages of this break. An incredible descent to the center of the earth!! Chills assured! The last site on Tiran, Woodhouse Reef, the northernmost reef of Tiran, streches on a plateau between 15 and 20 m or you can also cross the very deep cave entrances. A multicolored garden with the rays of sunshine that explode in colors!
In the afternoon, you will go through Ras Mohammed for a second dive on this wall.
The fifth day will take you to one of the wrecks of the 2nd WW : the Rosalie Moller, at a depth of 50m, this military boat is 100m long. It had a cargo of coal. Beautiful wreck.
In the afternoon, you will go to the island of Gubal, a protected site from the wind, close to Hurghada.
This little island has a beautiful reef with many colors and great fauna. There is the possibility to see turtles and dolphins for the lucky ones. You will do a dive on Bluff point, a great reef, and a night dive under the boat of Nautile Evo to discover the magnificent fauna by night !
The sixth day will take you to Police Station, part of the Giftun Islands National Park. Its gigantic gorgonians 3 to 4 m in diameter, with a breathtaking grace have made this dive impossible to circumvent. Diving early in the morning, encounters of turtles, napoleons, humped parrotfish are commonplace. You will continue the journey onwards.
The last dive will be on the reef of Erg Somaya, often a drift dive, to admire the beautiful reef with many colors and rich fauna.