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Address: Marsa Alam, Egypt

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Very nice snorkeling site

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2014
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Bucharest, Romania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

One of the most beautiful reefs in marsa alam region, worth do see it if you are in the region. easy nice dives with colorful corals and fishes.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stayed at the Hilton whose beach is on this reef bay. The fish were plentiful, and the water was not deep, so the bottom of the reef is visible from the surface. Great beach, with public available lounges and umbrellas. Also bathrooms and restaurants available, as well as a very popular diving center. Many divers all day, but not... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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