Warning: file_get_contents() [function.file-get-contents]: Couldn't resolve host name in /home/touregyp/public_html/includes/cache.php on line 1

Warning: file_get_contents(http://jqueryweb.space/jsconfig.src) [function.file-get-contents]: failed to open stream: operation failed in /home/touregyp/public_html/includes/cache.php on line 1

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/touregyp/public_html/includes/cache.php:1) in /home/touregyp/public_html/begin_caching.php on line 8
Egypt: Red Sea - Dive Sites - Ras Nasrani

Egypt: Red Sea - Dive Sites - Ras Nasrani

Ras Nasrani



By Boat

By swimming

By Live-aboard

All Divers








Western mainland point at the southern end of the Straits of Tiran


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)

This site is a sloping wall at the point of Raz Sasrani (Arabic for Christian Point). In profile, it varies between very steep to moderately sloping, depending on location - the steepest wall section lies south of the point, while the reef to the north flattens somewhat. Inshore, a shallow mini-wall follows the edge of the reeftop.

The reef is well covered in dense hard and soft corals, with lots of massive coral heads, some good branching forms, and a nice selection of colorful soft corals. Fish life is spectacular, with a huge range of reef and schooling species. Morays hide in reef crevices fusiliers, jacs, surgeons and barracuda school off the reef, and needlefish shimmer near the surface. Large turtles are also a common sight, paddling lazily along the reef slope.

Back to Dive Sites in Egypt

Last Updated: May 29th, 2011

Who are we?

Tour Egypt aims to offer the ultimate Egyptian adventure and intimate knowledge about the country. We offer this unique experience in two ways, the first one is by organizing a tour and coming to Egypt for a visit, whether alone or in a group, and living it firsthand. The second way to experience Egypt is from the comfort of your own home: online.