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Address: Marsa Alam, Egypt

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Would have been fabulous

It was a shame the sea was so rough. Should have guessed that when the rep on the boat asked us all if we wanted sickness tablets! Exciting trip from Port Ghalib, took quite a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2014
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
39 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

It was a shame the sea was so rough. Should have guessed that when the rep on the boat asked us all if we wanted sickness tablets! Exciting trip from Port Ghalib, took quite a while to get there. Was hard work getting the boat moored up, thank goodness for tablets. I'm sure the sea life would have been amazing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A very safe site for snorkeling beginners. I liked the Corel reefs and the fish. It is also very near to Port Ghalib by boat and accessible for the main road too.

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

As the boat approached the reef, we could see the Dugong surfacing. Myself and buddy, kitted up and spent about 10 minutes with it. The water was only about 3 metre deep, the visibility was not " Red sea" perfect but quite good. There was a few snorkelers on surface, that had a good view, but not as good as... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There was a lot of other group with a lot of people, the place could be crowded. We had to swim in a hurry, so you are not able to stay at a point to wait for a great shot or moment to take picture or film, but overall the coral reef and the creatures are mind blowing ;)

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Rivne, Ukraine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

May be - actually for sure - this place is not as great as Marsa Mubarak but it's also very nice and I reccomend to visit it. Very very nice pleasant sand, nice sea (you will probably see turtle and Napoleon fish) and many crabs funny running from you. We were told by one visitor they saw dugongo but we... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

enjoy you snorkeling all the day , you will see octopus , line fish , ....... please consider the environment

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Campinas, Brasil
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Great place to do a check dive and to enjoy the reef view. Colours, marine life and lots of fun. Would easily go back diving there.

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london
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The reef was v nice but with all the noisy, polluting boats, visibility was quite poor. Perhaps if the boats came at different times it would be a bit less crowded and would be able to actually focus on what's under water rather then trying not to bump into other people swimming all around you.

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Nyköping, Södermanlands Län, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Ivve been diving for a great many years and for the first time saw a sea cow here. An amazing experience with a great dive crew and boat from Colona DIvers. Again as we expect from Colona, always the best.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Very rough getting there and even rougher getting back but the actual bay beautiful and calm. However there was a very strong wind which felt very cold on getting out of the water.

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