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Giftun Islands

Hurghada, Egypt
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Ranked #10 of 27 attractions in Hurghada
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

3 hour glass bottomed boat trip with 2 dives. Reef was wonderful, fish just inches from our fingertips - clown fish, rays, stonefish, angelfish, the list goes on.

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Liverpool
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

had a private boat trip as there were 11 of us well worth it. Snorkelling was fab and the island was to die for even had beers dropped of to us at sea!!

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Košice
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Sea-water is so clean here. They protect the islands, so you won't find any building here, except some wooden shacks. Don't forget your sunscreen as there's no shade here and some swimming shoes as you've might step on a sea urchin. Snorchling is the best thing you can do here. You'll also do this on the open sea, you might... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I liked the corals and sea life to explore! I really enjoyed snorkeling there! For sure at least once I will come back.

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Skopje Region, Republic of Macedonia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Everything was great. Just take a tour that will offer sunbeds in the island and to stay there for 3 hours.

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

this can be very hell island if you pick wrong day for visiting. when we went there, to much people were there on the same moment

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Gifftun Island (also known in Hurghada as Paradise Island or Mahmya) is visited for its beautiful crystal clear waters and white sand. That's pretty much it. As I personally live in a place where the sea isn't very good, I look forward to such trips. We visited the island after a diving & snorkeling activity.. overall it was a very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Island is beautiful place with azur sea, sand beach, bars... but too many tourist laying on the beaches, so crowdy.

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great trip from Hurghada on the boat. White day spent on sea. Weigel had 3 stops with snorkling in the sea. Spectacular snorkling between beautiful corals and fishes. Recommend this trip to everyone!

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Neston, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Amazing snorkelling and boat trip with 2 snorkelling stops and a visit to the island. Highly recommended

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