Dive Site

Qab Miyum

Overview

Qab Miyum belongs to the South Sawakin Group

Description

The boat parks at the north-western part of this reef and the zodiac takes you to the south-eastern side.
Here it is essential to check the usually very strong current and you start the dive with the reef on the right side.
If the current is extremely strong, you hook in with the reef hook already close to the reef above the first plateau. If there is less current, you can drift to the end of the plateau in 25 - 30 meters and hook in there. From there you have a view of the 2nd plateau, which gently slopes down to 45 meters. No matter which option you choose, the current attracts all the big fish and hunters.

Hotspots

  • Schools of large barracudas, hammerheads, whitetip reef sharks, buffalo-head parrotfish and long-nose hawkfish are not uncommon here.