Liveaboard Diving in Abu Dabab

Located in the Southern area of the Red Sea, Egypt, close to Marsa Alam, Abu Dabab has long been known by divers on liveaboard trips to this area. frequently a stop on dive safari itineraries operating in the South.

What You Can See

Abu Dabab is actually 6 reef systems that can be explored by divers. From a small wreck that sunk in 2004 to colourful coral reefs and an underwater cave system, this area can offer divers a great variety of things to see. It's even known for Pods of dolphins to frequent the area. Other marine life that is found around the Abu Dabab reefs are blue spotted stingrays, Napoleon wrasse, giant puffer, sweetlips, box fish, nudibranchs and more.

Getting To Abu Dabab

To get to Abu Dabab reefs the best option is by dive liveaboard. Most liveaboards operating in this area will depart from either Port Ghalib (Marsa Ghalib) or Hurghada. Both of these ports have international airports with direct flights from many European countries as well as domestic flights from Cairo.

Abu Dabab Diving Reviews

  • 9.2 Superb
  • 9 Verified Reviews
  • 10.0 Exceptional
  • Stephen L
  • United States United States

Abu Dabab has a variety of Red Sea marine life to encounter. There are several sites within Abu Dabab and each have their own variation of topography and coral life.

Diving Abu Dabab in December on the Emperor Echo

  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Joar M
  • Sweden Sweden

We really liked Abu Dabab! Easy but beautiful diving where we encountered a spotted eagleray.

Diving Abu Dabab in December on the Emperor Asmaa

  • 10.0 Exceptional
  • Bernd B
  • Germany Germany

Relaxed diving at nice dive sites.

Diving Abu Dabab in July on the Emperor Asmaa

  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Elena J
  • Germany Germany

Nice local sites for our check dive.

Diving Abu Dabab in August on the Emperor Echo

Origin: US