This is the most northerly of four mid-sea patch reefs named after British 19th century cartographers who first mapped the area. To the East of Jackson lies Tiran Island and Foul Bay, to the west the Sinai Peninsula.
Sharm el Sheikh beaches are ideal for shore diving due to its easy access, closeness to many famous reefs and coral structures as well as low currents and ideal visibility. Explore Ras Nasrani, Tower and Pinky's wall while holidaying in Egypt.
Ras Umm Sid is located south of Na'ama Bay next to Temple dive site. EI Fanar lighthouse adorns the peak and allows access to the reef from shore - though this involves crossing the reef plate on foot. Know more about this unique diving sight.
The Red Sea becomes another world after sunset when it's completely dark underwater and only a torch light your way. Do not miss out for these wonderful places Sharm el Sheikh has to offer to dive at night.
If you are a beginner diver then Sharm el Sheikh is the best place to start your experience since it offers the best dive sites for those who are just in the beginning of discovering the beauty of the underwater world of the Red Sea.