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Brothers Daedalus & Elphinstone (BDE)

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Brothers Daedalus & Elphinstone (BDE)

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Explore three of the finest dive sites in the Red Sea. A great all-round tour for divers with slightly more experience. There is so much to see that you’re spoilt for choice, but don’t forget to keep an eye out in the blue. This safari offers challenging dives, big drop offs, beautiful coral walls and plenty of large and pelagic fishes. Brother Islands, Daedalus & Elphinstone is a must for all die-hard Red Sea divers!

 

In short

  • World renowned dive sites
  • Sharks and large fishes
  • Wrecks (Big Brother)
  • Dizzying drop offs and colorful reef
  • Strong currents possible…
6 days
level 2 or 50 dives+ Age
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Brothers Islands
Brothers Islands (Big and Little Brother) are two small isolated promontories that just come out of the water in the middle of the Red Sea at some 60 km from the coast. They are one of the best diving spot in the world! The Little Brother has a very high concentration of wildlife in a reduced area. The walls are covered literally with sponges, anemones and all sorts of soft coral in an astonishing variety of colors and shapes. Of course you will find here plenty of fish. It is not unusual to see sharks: hammerheads, grey Sharks, silver tip and white tip reef sharks. About 1 km north, Big Brother showing on the surface with a lighthouse in the middle. When it’s not too windy you can proceed to dive the wreck Numidia which lies upon the reef on the northern side of the island between 10 and 80 m. The wreck is completely covered with both hard and soft corals and gorgonians. At the NW side of the island you will find the other wreck: the Aïda II.
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Daedalus reef
Daedalus Reef is a huge reef located about 180 km south of Brother Islands. The reef is surrounded by a sheer wall all around, featuring a plateau in its southern side that goes from 28 m beside the reef to 40 m on the edge of the drop-off. If the weather is good, try to get as far north as possible and drift along one of the sides of the reef. Oceanic whit tip sharks and hammerhead are often spotted here and for lucky divers, maybe a manta ray
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Elphinstone reef
A Red Sea legend! One of the most beautiful reefs, with its north and south plateau’s covered in hard and soft corals. Hammerheads, oceanic white tip sharks and grey reef sharks can also be spotted here on a regular basis. This truly is an awesome reef…
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Keep in mind
All dives sites are subject to weather conditions and Egyptian authorities. The final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides. But don’t worry, our top priority will always be to bring you the greatest satisfaction.

Tour Location

Itineraire Croisiere Brothers Deadalus Elphinstone avec United Divers

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