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Underwater Photo Location: Shaab Rumi south point

Underwater Photo Location: Shaab Rumi south point

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Plateau at about 25-30m with very deep drop offs to the sides. Plateau is teeming with life. Lots of corals and sponges. This site gets large schools of Barracuda, large schools of Jacks and regular sightings of grey reef sharks. If you swim to the edges of the plateau and hang in the blue you may also be rewarded with sightings of hammerheads. Then as you swim back up the plateau towards the reef you will see a shark cage at about 18m abandoned from Cousteau's time here. The reef comes up to about 5m at it's shallowest and you can see a large school of bump head parrotfish, anenomes, sweet lips etc. A truly great dive site.


Facts about Shaab Rumi south point
  • It is in Sudan
  • Shaab Rumi south point is in the Red Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
Liveaboard

Marine Life
bigsmallsharksshoals


Photo facilities
wideangle

by Jackie Campbell
Lionfish in natural coral window. Taken at Shaab Rumi in Sudan with canon ixus 100 and single inon d2000 strobe

by Jackie Campbell
I have always dreamed of diving with a large school of barracuda and on my last hol to Sudan I got the chance on a number of occaisions. It deffo lived up to expectations !!

by Jackie Campbell
Perfect Symmetry. I had a ball diving with the baracuda. This site also gets grey reef sharks and that was what most other divers were interested in. I just loved the baracuda !!

by Jackie Campbell
Barracuda Turn. There really is something special about diving in the centre of a large school of barracuda. An amazing experience.

by Alberto D'este
Ciao Cipollina!!!

by Alberto D'este
bavosa

by Leena Roy
Sweetlips
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