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Sha'ab Marsa Alam

Address: Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Ranked #9 of 12 Attractions in Marsa Alam
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: Popular Diving Site
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: Popular Diving Site
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Nyon, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Wow, I never saw so many dolphins at once during a diving! It was an amazing short cruise with very good divings and good food as well.

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Surrey
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87 reviews 87 reviews
11 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Superb wall dive with a plateau. We were lucky enough to get sharks and then the biggest tuna any of us had ever seen. Fabulous dive site.

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Hampshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Sha'ab Marsa Alam is one of the best easy dive sites in the area especially suited to those starting out on their diving experience. It is easy to reach as its located only twenty minutes by boat to port of Marsa Alam. The water is crystal clear with very good visibility that allows you to enjoy the full beauty of... More 

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London
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91 reviews 91 reviews
14 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This is a nice dive site, but then they all are in Marsa Alam, lots of the usual Red Sea marine life (too many to list) and great vis, if you plan your visit accordingly.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Vis not very good, due to number of divers but also the choppy sea. Once closer to the reef the vis improved, but dive guides forewarned us of the vis.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Good for children thought a little pricey for what you saw. The marina itself is lovely and you can relax with a drink. Probable be better to go on the day Oceans Trip tan this little one.

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Haderslev, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This was a fantastic place to dive. Very diverse and a lot of different fish and corals to see! We saw murrays, fish with beautiful spikes.

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Warsaw, Poland
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179 reviews 179 reviews
139 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Very easy and nice place, close to Marsa Alam's Marina, with some quite nice marine life. A good place for check dives in the beginning of safari, when you start from Marsa Alam.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

beautiful place for diving, when you diving from the shore, there is small tunel under the reef when you come back, very nice. Southern part is much better then northern

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Cairo, Egypt
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

With sun, sea and sand aplenty, holidays in Marsa Alam are well equipped to suit all manner of tastes. For many, Marsa Alam is the ideal diving destination – a gateway to the fabulous Red Sea far away from those overcrowded diving spots nea r Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada. For others, holidays to Marsa Alam are all about relaxing... More 

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