Description : Reef
Depth: 10-40 meters +
View : 20-40 meters
Water temperature: 24 ° C – 28 ° C
The Daedalus Reef is located east of Marsa Alam in the Red Sea. It extends to just below the water surface and falls off steeply on all sides quickly. The Daedalus Reef is how the Brother Islands, known for his highly visible lighthouse. Since the journey from country lasts from several hours to dive Daedalus is meaningful only in the context of a live-aboard / cruise diving.
The diving area Daedalus is mainly known for its abundance of large fish. The exposed location on the high seas, you can here often large schools of sharks ( white tips, gray reef sharks, hammerhead sharks , thresher sharks ) views. Legendary is also the mighty Napoleon on the west side . However, special ” Highlight ” are the hammerhead sharks that can be encountered on a good day to dozens here. Whether you get to see something, of course, is a matter of luck . There is always big fish at the reef – but where?
Unfortunately, they are not allowed in the national park night dives. Because of the remote location and the partly violent flow ( the great drift dives allows ), night dives at Daedalus Reef is prohibited.