Jackson Reef is Tiran’s most famous dive site, visited annually by thousands of divers from all over the world. This vast, round-shaped reef offers various possible itineraries with variable conditions, some of which are suitable for beginners but generally recommended for intermediate and advanced divers. For a relaxed, colorful dive, stay on the south side where you can take a picture of the stunning red anemone, or swim while surrounded by anthias and fusiliers. Look for some action close to the corners that are populated by spotted stingrays, turtles, and the occasional tiger shark. Head to the north side and to Ras Goma to meet the legendary colony of hammerhead sharks, but be cautious: the current can be unpredictably strong.