Zanzibar Island overlooking the Indian Ocean is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania, in East Africa. The proximity to the equator creates very pleasant air and water temperatures, helping to thrive a very rich and wide biodiversity in the Island's water. These conditions make Zanzibar a perfect scuba diving spot.
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Scuba Diving in Soma Bay, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt
Soma Bay is definitely a must destination for all level divers. The weather here is all year round mild and warm. The water as well keeps a medium-high temperature through the year and makes the area suitable for diving even in the winter months.
The coral reef surrounding the Bay gathers an exceptionally colorful and reaches marine life. The spots are so many and can satisfy all diving skill levels. At the beginning of the reef a wonderful blue lagoon with particular turquoise waters is formed. Here, lies the impressive Panorama Reef, one of the biggest coral reefs in the Red Sea. Panorama Reef is addressed to qualified divers due to its dramatic dropping over 200 m/656 ft.
Not forget to mention as well, the unique Adu Kafan ‘‘the deep one” so called, the highlight of the entire Red Sea dive site. Here they are flourishing the black hard corals and the blue canyons. Amazing coral gardens full of many different fish species, crustaceous and wrecks make Soma Bay an excellent diving destination.