Zabargad Island it the largest island of a group of islands situated in the Foul Bay, southern part of the Red Sea, gypt/59">Egypt. The island is part of the Elba National Park and is a preserved area. The island is surrounded by coral reefs, situated about 25 metres from the surface, which act as a barrier for the marine life living among it.
Zabargad Island is used as a based to explore the well-known Rocky Islands and as an overnight stop for live-aboard boats. On the south part of the island, the shallow waters are often used for night dives. The seascape is absolutely astonishing, with lots of fish life, from anthias to groupers, morays, cuttlefish, squids and octopuses. The site is covered with a great concentration of coral pinnacles, stretching down to 25 metres.
You can get to Zabargad Island from any Red Sea port on a live-aboard trip.