Three Pools Diving site Dahab, Egypt information, tours, booking
The Three Pools diving site located south of Dahab, Egypt. In fact, the Three Pools houses three natural pools with sandy bottom. Moreover, the three pools are between 3 – 4 meter and aligned next to each other. The diving site site can be tricky at low tide. So, it is the best to start the dive at high tide. In fact, the high tide will let you pass through one pool to another easier. After you explore the third pool which is the biggest one in the site, exit into open water. Once you are out into open water, you will find a hard coral slope with massive pore corals. Moreover, you will also find small pinnacles between salad coral and brain corals.
Go and descend to depth of 15 – 20 meters starting anti clockwise circle at sandy plateau. Keep the reef on your left. And then, end the dive by coming back to your starting point. If the sea conditions and available remaining air permit, continue up to Moray Garden as a drift. In fact, the regular visitors to the diving site include lion-fish and barracudas. Moreover, the crocodile fish, scorpion fish, and octopuses visit the site too. From time to time, the divers spot a resident turtle patrolling in the coral alley.
The Three Pools diving site facts:
Location: South Dahab, 28°26.139 N; 34°27.481 E.
Description: Reef / shore dive.
Depth: 20 meters (65 feet).
Visibility: 30 – 40 meters (100 – 130 feet).