Attractions

Dive Site in Ras Mohammed National Park

Shark & Jolanda Reefs

This two-for-one special off the southern tip of Ras Mohammed is among the most famous dives in the Red Sea and rated one of the top five dives in the world. Strong currents take divers on a thrilling ride along she…
Dive Site in Ras Mohammed National Park

Shark Observatory

This dive site, underneath the promontory of the same name, takes its name from the fact that whale sharks can occasionally be sighted while diving here. Even if you don't get lucky with your pelagic spotting, this …
Forest in Ras Mohammed National Park

Mangrove Channel

Green arrows lead to Ras Mohammed's Mangrove Channel, one of the most northerly mangrove forests in the world. Nearby, you can see huge cracks (one of the largest is 40m long) in the earth's surface, caused by ancie…
Beach in Ras Mohammed National Park

Main Beach

Aptly named Main Beach gets crowded with day trippers from Sharm El Sheikh, but with its vertical coral walls just offshore, it remains one of the best snorkelling destinations in Ras Mohammed National Park. Follow …
Viewpoint in Ras Mohammed National Park

Shark Observatory Clifftop

This clifftop area, near Main Beach, has views over the dive-site area known as the Shark Observatory. Despite the name, you would be very lucky to spot a shark. The view though, spanning both the Straits of Gubal a…
Dive Site in Ras Mohammed National Park

Ras Za’atir

Off the south lip of the mouth of Marsa Bareika, marking the start of the Ras Mohammed wall, Ras Za’atir has a series of caves and overhangs where black coral trees flourish. Depth: surface to more than 40m. Rating:…
Beach in Ras Mohammed National Park

Khashaba Beach

From Ras Mohammed visitors centre, a pink-signposted track leads to pretty Khashaba Beach, which has a designated camping area (permit necessary) nearby.
Beach in Ras Mohammed National Park

Marsa Bareika Beach

Yellow arrows point the way to the sandy beaches and calm waters of Marsa Bareika, an excellent spot for snorkelling and safe for children.
Beach in Ras Mohammed National Park

Aqaba Beach

A track (with brown arrows) leads to Aqaba Beach. Just offshore is the Eel Garden dive site, named after an eel colony 20m down.
Lake in Ras Mohammed National Park

Salt Lake

This stunningly aqua-blue salt lake is about 200m inland from Ras Mohammed's Mangrove Channel and is a popular swimming stop.