The Brothers Islands

What you expect to see?

- The Red Sea islands are characterized by many coral reefs that fascinate the eyes with their splendor, and of course, the Brother islands are characterized by coral reefs of various shapes and colors.
- sharks like hammerheads, gray sharks, silver sharks, and white reef-tipped sharks.
- The Aida shipwreck that located south-east facing coast of Big Brothers Island, which is one of the most visited shipwrecks in the Red Sea.
- The Numidia shipwreck that crashed into the rocks on Big Brother Island, which considered one of the most wonderful wrecks in the red sea.
- Brothers Islands Lighthouse that is active since the 19th century.


  • The Brothers Islands, or as the locals call them El Ikhwa islands, is one of the best Red Sea islands in the list of islands in Egypt. The Brothers Islands are not only one of the best diving sites in Egypt but in the world.
  • The islands - Big Brother and Little Brother - are two separate little outcrops just emerging from the water in the middle of the sea about 60 km from the coast.
  • The islands also have many coral reefs and two of the most famous wrecked ships in the Red Sea: Numidia and Aida.
  • Little Brother enjoys a very high concentration of life in a significantly lower area.
  • The walls are literally covered with sponges, anemones, and all kinds of soft coral alcyonarians in different colors and shapes.
  • Of course, you will find many, many wonderful fish in the Brothers islands Red Sea, It is not unusual to see sharks: hammerheads, gray sharks, silver sharks, and white reef-tipped sharks.

Brothers Islands

The Brother Islands are one of the best diving spots in the world. The Islands – the Big Brother and the Little Brother– are two small isolated promontories that just come out of the water in the middle of the sea at some 60 km from the coast. The Little Brother has a very high concentration of life in a very reduced area. The walls are covered literally with sponges, anemones and all sorts of soft coral alcyonarian 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, Thresher Sharks, Grey Sharks, Silvertip and White Tip Reef Sharks. About one km north of the Little Brother lies the Big Brother. Situated, in the middle of the island, is a lighthouse. When it is 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. This 150 m long ship sunk 100 years ago and is now completely covered with both hard and soft corals and gorgonias. A fantastic view! At the NW side of the island you will find another wreck: the “AIDA“. This 82 m long steam ship sunk 1957. The remaining pieces of the wreck are scattered all over the reef and just a small section of the hull can be found between 30 and 60 m. It is nicely overgrown and worth to visit. Because of strong current and possibly high waves it is not easy to dive at the Brother’s. This safari is only for experience divers.

Daedalus Reef

Daedalus Reef (also known as Abu Kizan) is a 400-meter-long and 100-meter-wide (1,310–330 ft) standalone reef in the Egyptian Red Sea situated about 90 kilometers from Marsa Alam.[2][3] There is a small artificial island in the center of the reef, which hosts a lighthouse constructed in 1863 and rebuilt in 1931.[4] Daedalus reef is a well-known place for diving because of good chances to see pelagic fish, such as hammerhead sharks, and an abundance of corals. In the high season one can find many dive safari boats staying overnight, anchored to the reef.


This long finger like reef runs from north to south in the open Red Sea. Steep walls drop to the depths on the reef’s east and west sides, while the north and south ends of the reefs are marked by submerged plateau. Sharks often swim by the spot to feed on the abundant reef fish population.

Abu Dabbab

Abu Dabbab is one of the most famous dive sites in the Red Sea and of all of Egypt. It is one of the few places in the world where you can dive with the very rare and endangered Dugong aka the Sea Cow. In fact, there are two resident Dugongs in the Abu Dabbab bay named Dennis and Dougal. This dive site also features friendly giant Green Sea Turtles that you can swim with up close and personal. In the shallow water, it is not rare to spot the bizarre looking but completely harmless Guitar Shark. In addition to the big stuff, there are also superb macro subjects such as the ornate Ghost Pipefish, the rare thorny seahorse and the delicate Hairy Pygmy Pipehorse!


  • Dive guides
  • 7 nights full-board accommodation (or the last night at a 4*hotel)
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • 3-4 dives per day (2-3 last day)
  • Tanks, weights
  • Local transfers


  • Flights
  • Rental Equipment
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Visa
  • Crew Gratuities