Dive Site

Laguna Reef North & South

Overview

Here are the wrecks Cormoran and Million Hope. Both wrecks are located north of the Laguna Reef and it must be good weather to dive it.

Description

Named is this reef by its magnificent coral lagoons.

The Northern Lagoon is located in the area of the green/white lighthouse.

North of the lighthouse there is the wreck of the Italian bulk freighter Kormoran. The ship was built in 1963 in the Neptun shipyard in Rostock for the Italian shipping company "Compagnia Montemare di Navigazione". In 1976 the ship was renamed in Adamastos and 1980 in Zingara.

The ship was 82.4 meters long and 12.6 meters wide with a tonnage of 2,730 gross tons. Coming from Aqaba, the with phosphates loaded ship ran on 21 August 1984 at the reef and sank. .

Hotspots

  • In general the southern lagoon is been dived.
  • The target is not the lagoon itself, but the Western outside of the reef, which surprises with beautiful table corals, gorgonians, fire corals and soft corals, as well as occasional white tip reef sharks and leopard sharks in the southern lagoon.

map Dive Plans

South lagoon

The destination is not the lagoon itself, but the western outside of the reef, which surprises with beautiful table corals, gorgonians, fire corals and soft corals as well as the occasional white tip reef sharks and leopard sharks in the area of the southern lagoon.