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A Deep Sea Adventure in Egypt

Ras Mohammed National Park is nearly 300 square miles, with over 70 percent of it underwater. To no surprise, the preserved wildlife area on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula is a prime destination for divers. The adjacent Shark and Yolanda reefs offer a window into the abundant biodiversity of the Red Sea—along which divers can admire the saltwater-worn cargo of the wrecked ship Yolanda, which scattered a hold full of toilets and bathtubs onto the ocean floor when it grounded in 1980. Located near hotel-rich Sharm El-Sheikh, just 40 minutes north, the resort town offers many diving excursions to the park.