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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.

ceci est l'un des sites de plongée les plus éloignés de Safaga. Situé SE, à environ une heure de bateau.
Les bateaux se mettent à l'abri de la houle venant du Nord

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 Live-aboard

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
- Snorkeling / Free diving
- 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.

Probablement le plus beau site dans la région, pour ses formations de corail et la vie pélagique. Grands murs avec de grandes gorgones, barracudas, requins de récif, tortues vertes toute la faune et flore de la mer Rouge

Requins marteaux sont parfois observés
Vous pouvez vous faire larguer au Nord au Sud et à l'Est et terminer la plongée en dérivante
La plongée est limitée à 30m en Égypte parfois un peu plus en fonction du guide de plongée

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 yan.huiban
Apr 9, 2015
Croisiere Nord Egypte - Tombant vertical impressionnant  !  Avec la Dream Team 10kg de lest, 7mm , Seac  
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Abu Kefan
By yan.huiban
Apr 9, 2015
Croisiere Nord Egypte - Avec Denis, Marine, Vincent et Frederic : la Dream team !!! ou l'Escadrille  Corail Noir, Requin dans le bleu 7mm seac semi 10 kg de lest Nitrox 
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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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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 DenisT
From Jun 12, 2004 to Jun 19, 2004

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