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Two Islands Off The Coast Of Jeddah Are Amongst The Best Diving Spots In The World

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Two islands in the middle of the Red Sea, accessible from Jeddah, are considered one of the best diving spots in the world.

The Islands – the Big Brother and the Little Brother – are two small exposed promontories that just come out of the water in the middle of the Red Sea

They have a very high concentration of marine life and it is so worth a visit. Expect sponges, anemones, all sorts of hard and soft corals, and all kinds of fish.

You can also see a lot of different types of shark!

Source: Dive Magazine

The islands are just a kilometer apart and on the little brother is a lighthouse that is accessible when it is not too windy.

If you are diving, you might also come across a long shipwreck that was sunk in 1901.

Warning though – this is a place only for experienced divers

There is also a beautiful Daedalus Reef about 180km south of Brother Islands that is worth observing.

Source: Dive Magazine

Here are more details of an upcoming diving trip and a ‘shark behavior workshop’ being planned in Jeddah.

 

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