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 Abu Kefan

Egypt, Safaga

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 26° 39.353' N
Longitude: 34° 6.802' E

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English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most distant dive site of Safaga. Located SE, at about one hour by boat.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most distant dive site of Safaga. Located SE, at about one hour by boat.

This is one of the most distant dive site of Safaga. Located SE, at about one hour by boat.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most distant dive site of Safaga. Located SE, at about one hour by boat.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most distant dive site of Safaga. Located SE, at about one hour by boat.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most distant dive site of Safaga. Located SE, at about one hour by boat.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most distant dive site of Safaga. Located SE, at about one hour by boat.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most distant dive site of Safaga. Located SE, at about one hour by boat.

English (Translate this text in English): This is one of the most distant dive site of Safaga. Located SE, at about one hour by boat.

How? By boat

Distance Long boat time (> 30min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Abu el Kifan, Abu Kafan, Abu Gafan

Average depth 25.0 m / 82 ft

Max depth 400 m / 1312.3 ft

Current Medium ( 1-2 knots)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Great

Experience CMAS ** / AOW

Bio interest Interesting

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Dive type

- Wall
- Deep
- Sharks
- Reef

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Orientation
- Photography

Dangers

- Depth
- Current

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): Probably the most beautiful site in the area, for its coral formations and pelagic life. Great walls with large seafans, jacks, barracuda, reef sharks, green turtles.

Blacktail and hammerhead sharks are frequently sighted.

English (Translate this text in English): Probably the most beautiful site in the area, for its coral formations and pelagic life. Great walls with large seafans, jacks, barracuda, reef sharks, green turtles.

Blacktail and hammerhead sharks are frequently sighted.

Probably the most beautiful site in the area, for its coral formations and pelagic life. Great walls with large seafans, jacks, barracuda, reef sharks, green turtles.

Blacktail and hammerhead sharks are frequently sighted.

English (Translate this text in English): Probably the most beautiful site in the area, for its coral formations and pelagic life. Great walls with large seafans, jacks, barracuda, reef sharks, green turtles.

Blacktail and hammerhead sharks are frequently sighted.

English (Translate this text in English): Probably the most beautiful site in the area, for its coral formations and pelagic life. Great walls with large seafans, jacks, barracuda, reef sharks, green turtles.

Blacktail and hammerhead sharks are frequently sighted.

English (Translate this text in English): Probably the most beautiful site in the area, for its coral formations and pelagic life. Great walls with large seafans, jacks, barracuda, reef sharks, green turtles.

Blacktail and hammerhead sharks are frequently sighted.

English (Translate this text in English): Probably the most beautiful site in the area, for its coral formations and pelagic life. Great walls with large seafans, jacks, barracuda, reef sharks, green turtles.

Blacktail and hammerhead sharks are frequently sighted.

English (Translate this text in English): Probably the most beautiful site in the area, for its coral formations and pelagic life. Great walls with large seafans, jacks, barracuda, reef sharks, green turtles.

Blacktail and hammerhead sharks are frequently sighted.

English (Translate this text in English): Probably the most beautiful site in the area, for its coral formations and pelagic life. Great walls with large seafans, jacks, barracuda, reef sharks, green turtles.

Blacktail and hammerhead sharks are frequently sighted.

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Abu Kefan
By erikvl
Jun 13, 2011
North -
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Abu Kefan
By erikvl
Jun 13, 2011
South -
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Abu Kefan
By erikvl
Jun 19, 2010
- driftduik
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Abu Kefan
By easydiver
Sep 2, 2007
40 - drift from north west towards south end. Best above 12 m. Clownfish, small corrals. Hardly current.
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Abu Kefan
By easydiver
Sep 2, 2007
39 - drift from north (2 blocks)pleasent ride with several bigger fisch off the reef. watch your depth!
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Trip: Duikvakantie 2011
By erikvl
From Jun 7, 2011 to Jun 14, 2011
Duikvakantie naar Safaga met Go DiveXperience
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Trip: Duikvakantie 2010
By erikvl
From Jun 15, 2010 to Jun 23, 2010
Duikvakavtie GDX 2010 Safaga - egypt
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Trip: Safaga- Ménaville
By Tschump
From Jun 12, 2004 to Jun 19, 2004

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