Al Shorouk Wreck Dive Site, Aqaba, Jordan
Name: Al Shorouk Wreck
Depth: max – 38-58 meters / 125-190 feet
Access: boat or shore
Visibility: 10-30 meters
Snorkeling: not available
The Landing Ship Al Shorouk, has been submerged in close proximity to Eel Canyon and Kirk's Forest, two impressive dive sites on their own. It lies at the depth of approximately 58m, with its highest point at 38m. Therefore its overgrown with corals and harbors a variety of sea life. Also as well as the possibility of diving inside the impressive wreck.
The ship lying on her starboard side across two reefs lying West to East (bow to the East). That's why depths of over 60m can easily achieved under the wreck. It was scuttled by the Aqaba Marine Park on 18th June 2008.
There is a buoy on the bow of the wreck for descent and after a tour around it is best to travel to the north for decompression up at the famous M42 Duster tank in 6m to avoid long blue water hangs.
Ideal spot for technical divers. Moreover also could done from the top with divers, who have deep dive speciality.