Jackfish Alley Sharm information tours, prices and online booking
Jackfish Alley Sharm in fact known as Fisherman’s Bank and Stingray Alley as well. In fact, Jackfish Alley located on the north side of the Ras Muhammed in Sharm El Sheikh. It is within the boundaries of the Ras Mohammed National Park. In fact, it is a popular shore dive site and is located a short distance from the beach. Moreover, the reef top is sand and has a sloping drop off. Furthermore, there are many colorful reef fish like the emperor angelfish and regal angelfish. Moreover, there are also yellow band angelfish and pairs of blue cheek butterfly fish. Beginning with a sheer wall, the early section of the wall is very porous. In fact, it is with lots of small holes and crevices. It also boasts a couple of penetrable caves, each featuring separate exit and entrance holes.
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Proceeding southward, the wall gives way to a sandy plateau at around 20m (65ft). In fact, it well covered with coral heads and outcrops. After widening out considerably, the plateau narrows at its southern end to form a small channel or alley. Further out from the Jackfish Alley Sharm wall, a second, seeper plateau can found.
Coral growth is good overall and the fish population is excellent. In fact, it is with plenty of the jacks and stingrays. They give the site at least two of its names and all the usual reef fish. The typical depth range of Fisherman’s Bank is 10 to 80 feet and is best accessed by a shore dive, boat dive, or local guide. The required experience for this site starts from the novice snorkeler till the advanced one.
Jackfish Alley Sharm facts:
- Location: Ras Muhammed, just south of Ras Za’atar.
- Access: By shore, or by local or live-aboard boat from Sharm El Sheikh, Naama Bay or other ports.
- Average Depth: 20m (65ft).
- Maximum Depth: 40m+ (130ft+).
- Average Visibility: 20m (65ft).