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Address: Hurghada, Egypt
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Mahmaya: Giftun Island Snorkeling Cruise

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Pretty but they need to clean up more

The water is precious and the place has a very nice atmosphere. I just hate that it had lots of cigarette buds in some places. Also why on earth cant you just take a ferry to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

busy as they have a lot of visitors however the sea and sand are like being in paradise the sea is so clear and blue worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The water is precious and the place has a very nice atmosphere. I just hate that it had lots of cigarette buds in some places. Also why on earth cant you just take a ferry to the island? why do you have to book a snorkeling trip and waste half a day doing that and then spend 1 hr on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It is good to negotiate the price of the package of the Giftun visit. Usually the packages offered on Hurghada includes different things like some lunch, drinks, snorkeling and Giftun visit. Can become cheaper to negotiate your own boat with your group than paying separate per person. Giftun is a nice snorkeling place especially those days when it is not... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

very nice island clear water and nice for snorkeling will visit it again you can book from guys on beach they will come to you to ask so you can do it you can trust

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

perfect for Diving and snorkelling , please don't walk on or touch the reefs . The fragile eco system has suffered so much in the past years . Enjoy !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We spent a full day snorkeling at Giftun island and it was a new experince for us. The corals are fab.. the fish very colourfull. Lunch was served on the island. It was a day to remember.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

lovely day trip by boat you will totally fall in love with this paradise island, we got lunch provided on boat and got to take lovely pictures of sea and mountains. bring easy on and off shoes as your not allowed shoes on deck.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Wonderful white beach and delicious food at the restaurant. Great relaxation under the little huts. Furter very important; clean restrooms!

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I had a wonderful one day ship tour to Giftun Islands. Amazing service on ship, the lunch was great, the staff very friendly and helpful. Dancing on the ship was real fun:) The Red Sea is beautiful and unforgettable. Giftun Island is really a Paradise. I recommend this service to everybody,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A great day out, the best trip I took this holiday, reasonable price all kit supplied, trip composed of run out to Paradise island, then on to a second spot over the reef, good snorkelling opportunity with lots of fish to be seen

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