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 The Canyon

Egypt, Dahab

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 28° 33.29' N
Longitude: 34° 31.247' E

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English (Translate this text in English): The Canyon is located 10 minutes N from Dahab.

English (Translate this text in English): The Canyon is located 10 minutes N from Dahab.

The Canyon is located 10 minutes N from Dahab.

English (Translate this text in English): The Canyon is located 10 minutes N from Dahab.

English (Translate this text in English): The Canyon is located 10 minutes N from Dahab.

English (Translate this text in English): The Canyon is located 10 minutes N from Dahab.

English (Translate this text in English): The Canyon is located 10 minutes N from Dahab.

English (Translate this text in English): The Canyon is located 10 minutes N from Dahab.

English (Translate this text in English): The Canyon is located 10 minutes N from Dahab.

How? From shore

Distance Short walk from shore (< 5min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Average depth 18.0 m / 59.1 ft

Max depth 55.0 m / 180.4 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

- Deep
- Cave
- Reef

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Photography

Dangers

- Depth
- Current

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): It is a fault/crack that has been formed after a earthquake that touched the Gulf of Aqaba. The entrance of the Canyon is at 18 meters and you drop down until 30 meters. It's partially a overhead environment and from there the divers can go through the crack and exit at a depth of 52 meters.

English (Translate this text in English): It is a fault/crack that has been formed after a earthquake that touched the Gulf of Aqaba. The entrance of the Canyon is at 18 meters and you drop down until 30 meters. It's partially a overhead environment and from there the divers can go through the crack and exit at a depth of 52 meters.

It is a fault/crack that has been formed after a earthquake that touched the Gulf of Aqaba. The entrance of the Canyon is at 18 meters and you drop down until 30 meters. It's partially a overhead environment and from there the divers can go through the crack and exit at a depth of 52 meters.

English (Translate this text in English): It is a fault/crack that has been formed after a earthquake that touched the Gulf of Aqaba. The entrance of the Canyon is at 18 meters and you drop down until 30 meters. It's partially a overhead environment and from there the divers can go through the crack and exit at a depth of 52 meters.

English (Translate this text in English): It is a fault/crack that has been formed after a earthquake that touched the Gulf of Aqaba. The entrance of the Canyon is at 18 meters and you drop down until 30 meters. It's partially a overhead environment and from there the divers can go through the crack and exit at a depth of 52 meters.

English (Translate this text in English): It is a fault/crack that has been formed after a earthquake that touched the Gulf of Aqaba. The entrance of the Canyon is at 18 meters and you drop down until 30 meters. It's partially a overhead environment and from there the divers can go through the crack and exit at a depth of 52 meters.

English (Translate this text in English): It is a fault/crack that has been formed after a earthquake that touched the Gulf of Aqaba. The entrance of the Canyon is at 18 meters and you drop down until 30 meters. It's partially a overhead environment and from there the divers can go through the crack and exit at a depth of 52 meters.

English (Translate this text in English): It is a fault/crack that has been formed after a earthquake that touched the Gulf of Aqaba. The entrance of the Canyon is at 18 meters and you drop down until 30 meters. It's partially a overhead environment and from there the divers can go through the crack and exit at a depth of 52 meters.

English (Translate this text in English): It is a fault/crack that has been formed after a earthquake that touched the Gulf of Aqaba. The entrance of the Canyon is at 18 meters and you drop down until 30 meters. It's partially a overhead environment and from there the divers can go through the crack and exit at a depth of 52 meters.

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Penguin Divers avatar
The Canyon
Di Penguin Divers
set 26, 2013
This is the Canyon -   Just get back from the bells blue hole dive this morning to dive the famous CANYON , Shore entry like almost all dive sites in Dahab starting at the canyon lagoon with only 3 m deep to enter the dive sites and after 5-6 min,the can
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SergL_2007 avatar
The Canyon
Di SergL_2007
gen 10, 2011
Dive 64 -
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makato avatar
The Canyon
Di makato
set 15, 2010
Into the Canyon -
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The Canyon
Di makato
set 15, 2010
Northern in - Canyon out -
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Viaggio: Egypt 2011
Di SergL_2007
Da gen 7, 2011 a gen 15, 2011

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Viaggio: Dahab, Egypt
Di haz
Da gen 15, 2009 a gen 22, 2009
A week in the Sinai Peninsula where I completed my PADI open water and advanced open water. My first dive experience!
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Viaggio: Sharm and Dahab May 2008
Di N2Narcosis
Da apr 30, 2008 a mag 10, 2008
This was my third trip to Sharm (Jen's first) and both first timers to Dahab. Sharm was the same as usual with nice diving and all very organised and a nice introduction to sealife for Jen as majority of her diving has been done in Greece
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Viaggio: Open Water Trip
Di mismail
Da mag 31, 2006 a giu 3, 2006
- to Dahab to have my Open Water test
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Viaggio: Sharm-El-Sheikh 2006, Family Trip
Di divingstcon
Da gen 4, 2006 a gen 18, 2006
Family trip. Got villa in Pyramisa Hotels and Resorts in Sharm. Hotel territory was nice, but the villa was not equipped at all as they considered that in FB / AI Hotel guests don't need the coffee-maker, dishes, etct in their place. The dive
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By Anonymous , 01-06-2009

CAVE AFTER THE CANYON (DAHAB) - DOWN THE END OF THE CANYON OF DAHAB (51-55M), AT 72-76M, THERE'S A NICE AND LARGE CAVE. VERY FEW DIVERS KNOW IT. OF COURSE, THE BEST IS TO VISIT IT WHEN THERE'S A VERY GOOD LIGHT AND VISIBILITY...

DO THIS DIVE WITH A MIN. 15L TANK AND DON'T SPEND TOO MUCH TIME IN THE CANYON : WHEN YOU'VE FINISHED DIVING THE CAVE, YOU MUST GET MIN. 90-100 BARS LEFT TO FINISH THE DIVE.

HAVE A NICE DIVE !

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