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Marsa Alam: Snorkeling Trip to Satayh Dolphin Reef

1. Marsa Alam: Snorkeling Trip to Satayh Dolphin Reef

Begin your day of adventure with a brief pickup from your hotel in Marsa Alam in an air-conditioned vehicle. Transfer to Marina of Hamata where you'll board the boat. This location is situated 165 km south from Marsa Alam airport. Be received by the crew with a welcome drink and enjoy it as you set sail on the Red Sea for about 2 hours. You will be also served with snacks and drinks during the day. Arrive at the Satayh Dolphin Reef, a protected area where you can snorkel. As you enjoy the underwater marine world observe around 60-80 dolphins who will put on a show for you as you get the opportunity to connect with them. This region is home to many dolphins and sea mammals and you will be mesmerized by the different varieties of corals and fish. Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared freshly on board by the chef.  Later on, make another stop to snorkel in a beautiful coral reef and see more fish. Then, cruise back to the port in Hamata Marina at around 4:30 PM and get dropped back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

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Marsa Alam: Coral Garden Snorkeling and Diving Boat Tour

2. Marsa Alam: Coral Garden Snorkeling and Diving Boat Tour

Get picked up from your hotel in Marsa Alam and taken to the boat by zodiac. Head to a beautiful diving site, Mekkey's Room. Spend around an hour snorkeling watching the amazing coral reefs and vibrant fish. Move to another dive site called Shaab Alam, with its diverse coral reefs and good opportunities for watching dolphins. After your second snorkeling stop, break for a delicious lunch prepared specially for you.  Continue to the third dive site to see more coral reefs, colorful fish, and a shipwreck. Choose to have an introductory dive at one of the most wonderful dive sites in Marsa Alam. After finishing your third snorkeling stop, sail back by zodiac to the beach where the transfer will be waiting to drive you back to your hotel after an enjoyable day.

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Marsa Alam: Abu Dabbab Snorkeling Tour

3. Marsa Alam: Abu Dabbab Snorkeling Tour

Your experience will begin as you are collected from your Marsa Alam accommodation. From there you will travel to the water, where your aquatic experience will begin. There are currently 7 known dugongs living in these Red Sea waters. In Abu Dabbab you can find two of them, who have been titled Dennis and Dougal. In this location you can also observe the gorgeous sea turtles, which usually make their nest in the shallow waters of Abu Dabbab. You may even encounter the friendly guitar shark, but don’t worry, they don’t bite. All of this will of course be enjoyed in addition to the beautiful colorful reefs of the area. If you are not a snorkeler or a diver, you will still enjoy your day on the well-organized and clean beach of Abu Dabbab. At the conclusion of your day in the sun, you will be returned to your Marsa Alam accommodation.

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Marsa Alam: Boat Trip Snorkelling with Sea Turtles & Lunch

4. Marsa Alam: Boat Trip Snorkelling with Sea Turtles & Lunch

You will be picked up from your hotel in Portghalib or Marsa alam, It takes 30 minutes driving to Abo Dabab Bay. Abo Dabab Bay is a beautiful snorkeling and dive site in the area of Marsa Alam. It has coral reefs with plenty of colorful fish, which you can see when snorkeling. The bay has a sandy beach with sea grass and crystal clear, warm water. As well as hosting a great variety of colored fish, the Bay is also home to Green Turtles and the endangered Dugong that occasionally visit the sheltered bay to feed on the sea grass. Afterwards, return to your hotel.

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From Marsa Alam: Sataya Reef and Dolphins Full-day Boat Tour

5. From Marsa Alam: Sataya Reef and Dolphins Full-day Boat Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel and will be taken to Hamata Marina to board the boat. The boat will sail for approximately 2 hours to Sataya Reef, where you will have your first snorkeling session.  Sataya Reef, also known as Dolphin House, is a huge lagoon that is home to not only spinner dolphins, but also many types of colorful fish. Experience the marine life of the reef, following your guide as you explore one of the best snorkeling spots in Egypt.  After this snorkeling stop, you will enjoy a freshly-prepared lunch onboard the boat. After lunch, you will have the chance to explore another scenic snorkeling spot with caves, tunnels and coral gardens.  Enjoy drinks all day long and enjoy the fresh fruit of the season. After your second snorkeling location, you will sail back to Hamata Harbor and will be transferred back to your hotel.

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From Marsa Alam: Marsa Mubarak Sea Snorkeling Boat Trip

6. From Marsa Alam: Marsa Mubarak Sea Snorkeling Boat Trip

Enjoy a full day of snorkeling and exploring the underwater world of Marsa Mubarak. You’ll be picked up from your hotel in Marsa Alam by air-conditioned vehicle and taken first to Port Ghalib Marina. Then, you’ll set sail to uncover the beauty beneath the surface of the water around the Coral Reef Islands, located in the Red Sea.   Take part in 2 guided snorkeling dives at this stunning destination and explore the lush underwater world just off Marsa Alam. You'll be surrounded by colorful plant and animal life, and if you’re lucky, catch sight of some sea turtles. Enjoy a buffet lunch on board before heading out again to explore pristine beaches, warm lagoons, and coral reefs. As the tour comes to an end, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel.

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Marsa Alam: Sunset Snorkeling Boat Trip with Hotel Pickup

7. Marsa Alam: Sunset Snorkeling Boat Trip with Hotel Pickup

The experience begins with pickup from your hotel and transfer to the boat. Hop onboard and meet the friendly crew, then sit back and relax as you sail away from Marsa Alam and onto the Red Sea. As you journey to the first stop of the tour, admire views of the coastline and soak up the tranquil atmosphere that surrounds you. Arrive at a scenic swim stop and make a splash in the water as you go in search of colorful marine life. The Red Sea is home to an array of wildlife including dolphins, turtles, and more, so there is plenty to look out for. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, head back onboard the boat and dine on a freshly-prepared dinner. After dinner, spend some time taking photos with the help of the crew, then chill out as you watch the sunset transform the colors of the landscape. At the end of an unforgettable experience, enjoy drop-off to your hotel.

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From Marsa Alam: Snorkeling Trip to Hamata Islands

8. From Marsa Alam: Snorkeling Trip to Hamata Islands

Begin your day with pickup at your hotel in Marsa Alam at 5:30 AM, then travel 130 kilometers (nearly 81 miles) south to Hamata Marina with your English-speaking guide. Once there, board your boat at 10:30 AM and set sail on an unforgettable day discovering the unspoiled nature of Hamata National Park. Enjoy snorkeling stops around 3 of the Hamata Islands. Admire the corals and colorful fish you can't see anywhere else, and soak up pure nature in beautiful lagoons and different reefs around the islands. Dock on one of these tropical islands for a closer look, and watch many different birds as you take a walk along the white sand beach. Get back on the boat at 12:15 PM and tuck into an included lunch. After lunch, set sail again to the last snorkeling site before heading back to the marina in Hamata at 4 PM. From there, sit back and relax on the return transfer back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

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Marsa Alam: ATV-Quad Sun and Sea Safari with Lunch

9. Marsa Alam: ATV-Quad Sun and Sea Safari with Lunch

Start your day with pickup from your hotel and journey to the Carnellia meeting point. From here, you will start your 5-hour journey to the heart of the amazing Marsa Alam Desert.   First, drive your quad bike for 1 hour, about 18 km away, between the mountains of the Eastern Desert to a Bedouin village. Continuing to feed your adrenaline, go on a buggy ride and see a spectacular acacia tree growing in the middle of the desert.   Also enjoy a complimentary soft drink and bottle of water. Later, drive your motorbike back to reach the wonderful shore of the Red Sea, where you'll receive your snorkeling equipment to start snorkeling at one of the most attractive snorkeling spots in Marsa Alam. After you finishing snorkeling, you will be transferred back to your hotel with unforgettable memories of the desert and sea.

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From Marsa Alam: Snorkeling and Beach Trip to Sharm El Luli

10. From Marsa Alam: Snorkeling and Beach Trip to Sharm El Luli

Spend a day of snorkeling and sunbathing at Sharm El Luli. Observe a variety of colorful marine life who live in the coral reefs. See the bizarre skulking behavior of solitary groupers, admire the unique defense mechanism of the Pufferfish, observe the elegant Napoleon fish that can grow up to 2 meters tall. Spot the famous bright orange clownfish, otherwise known as Nemo. If you are lucky enough, meet marine turtles or their cousins, the Hawksbill turtles, which are critically endangered all around the world. Next, visit the lagoon of El Qulaan, where you can discover more marine life, or enjoy a relaxing swim in the warm water. Discover a truly magical place with great scenery and serenity.

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What people are saying about Marsa Alam

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 20 reviews

Despite not knowing how to swim I managed to live this experience to the fullest. I swam near a dugong with the help of the guide. Too bad that the Italian language is not spoken well

Very friendly, competent and professional team. Always attentive and available for everything you need. Good atmosphere, guaranteed fun and entertainment

Lovely boat trip, with sun deck. Nice reef with wrecks to watch. Many dolphins:)

It was a super great experience! We swam with many dolphins. It was magical!

Beautiful experience, a high quality and well done tour. Well done!