• Eel Garden Sharm
  • Eel Garden Sharm
  • Eel Garden Sharm
  • Eel Garden Sharm
  • Eel Garden Sharm
  • Eel Garden Sharm

Eel Garden Sharm information, tours, prices and online booking

Eel Garden Sharm El Sheikh situated in front of a small beach south of Jackfish Alley. In fact, it accessible by land. On the fossil coral wall dominating the little beach is the last of the three balconies. They begin at the Ras Muhammad promontory. In fact, Eel Garden Sharm is rather well sheltered from the currents. Yet, since it exposed to prevailing winds and waves, you must pay attention to the condition of the sea. It is especially if you dive from the shore. Diving here is easy and the route winds through the sandy, shallow plateau opposite the beach. It is where there is a small and not very interesting cave as well as an impressive sand flow.

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The middle section of the plateau populated by a lovely colony of Garden eels (Gorgasia sillneri). In fact, this species belongs to the Eterongridae Family. Moreover, it is endemic and sometimes more than 80 centimeters long. The eels emerge from the sand for about two-thirds of their length. Furthermore, they sway in the current in search for their favorite food, plankton. Their lairs, which they never abandon, are cylindrical holes dug out of the sand. The grains held together by a special secretion from a gland near the eels’ tail. In fact, these creatures must approached with extreme caution. They are very timid and will slip quickly back into their lairs at the first sign of danger.

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