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 Turtle Bay

Egypt, Hurghada

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 27° 16.172' N
Longitude: 33° 53.626' E

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English (Translate this text in English): By boat from Hurghada

English (Translate this text in English): By boat from Hurghada

By boat from Hurghada

English (Translate this text in English): By boat from Hurghada

English (Translate this text in English): By boat from Hurghada

English (Translate this text in English): By boat from Hurghada

English (Translate this text in English): By boat from Hurghada

English (Translate this text in English): By boat from Hurghada

English (Translate this text in English): By boat from Hurghada

How? By boat

Distance Good boat time (< 30min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Torfa Hamada

Average depth 10.7 m / 35.1 ft

Max depth 13.7 m / 44.9 ft

Current None

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Great

Experience CMAS * / OW

Bio interest Outstanding

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Dive type

- Lagoon

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Children dive
- Snorkeling / Free diving

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 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): This is a not so well known dive site off the north tip of Grand Giftun island. It's a small horseshoe reef with a shallow swim through to a bowel reef that is absolutely filled with fish and coral. This was the most like swimming in an aquarium that I have found and one of my favorite dives.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a not so well known dive site off the north tip of Grand Giftun island. It's a small horseshoe reef with a shallow swim through to a bowel reef that is absolutely filled with fish and coral. This was the most like swimming in an aquarium that I have found and one of my favorite dives.

This is a not so well known dive site off the north tip of Grand Giftun island. It's a small horseshoe reef with a shallow swim through to a bowel reef that is absolutely filled with fish and coral. This was the most like swimming in an aquarium that I have found and one of my favorite dives.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a not so well known dive site off the north tip of Grand Giftun island. It's a small horseshoe reef with a shallow swim through to a bowel reef that is absolutely filled with fish and coral. This was the most like swimming in an aquarium that I have found and one of my favorite dives.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a not so well known dive site off the north tip of Grand Giftun island. It's a small horseshoe reef with a shallow swim through to a bowel reef that is absolutely filled with fish and coral. This was the most like swimming in an aquarium that I have found and one of my favorite dives.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a not so well known dive site off the north tip of Grand Giftun island. It's a small horseshoe reef with a shallow swim through to a bowel reef that is absolutely filled with fish and coral. This was the most like swimming in an aquarium that I have found and one of my favorite dives.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a not so well known dive site off the north tip of Grand Giftun island. It's a small horseshoe reef with a shallow swim through to a bowel reef that is absolutely filled with fish and coral. This was the most like swimming in an aquarium that I have found and one of my favorite dives.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a not so well known dive site off the north tip of Grand Giftun island. It's a small horseshoe reef with a shallow swim through to a bowel reef that is absolutely filled with fish and coral. This was the most like swimming in an aquarium that I have found and one of my favorite dives.

English (Translate this text in English): This is a not so well known dive site off the north tip of Grand Giftun island. It's a small horseshoe reef with a shallow swim through to a bowel reef that is absolutely filled with fish and coral. This was the most like swimming in an aquarium that I have found and one of my favorite dives.

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Turtle Bay
By skilled_fingers
Aug 10, 2018
Dive # 56 - Lion's head rock   Finished with 70 bars 73 mins RECORD! 
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Turtle Bay
By Christopherweldon
Apr 15, 2007
5th Adventure Dive, photo specialty - OK, this was amazing!  This site is a small bay with a shallow pass at the top end that provides access to a bowel reef about 50m in diamiter.  Inside the bowel are thousands of fish and near perfect coral.  This is the closest to an
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Turtle Bay
By lamooris@hotmail.com
Mar 31, 2005
timmermans.k -
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Turtle Bay
By Nano
Mar 28, 2004
No13 -
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Turtle Bay
By Cocktaildiver
Nov 30, 1999
- TurleBay is not realy the right name for this place. Ther is better places to go to if you want to see turtles. Have seen 2-3 of them alla this time. Have seen electicrays thow.
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Trip: Red Sea (Hurghada)
By Christopherweldon
From Apr 12, 2007 to Apr 16, 2007
My family and I recently returned from Egypt and an outstanding week of diving in the Red Sea!!   We booked the entire trip through a small company in Hurghaa called Sunshine Diving ( http://www.sunshinediving.com )  and they were
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Trip: Egypte hurgada
By lamooris@hotmail.com
From Mar 26, 2005 to Mar 31, 2005
voodoodivers (slecht hotel)
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