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Elphinstone Reef

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Address: Marsa Alam, Egypt
Activities: Scuba diving

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Super Snorkeling

Very beautiful and diverse underwater nature. You can enter over pier right in the deep water. Diving is possible too. Very very nice place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Bohemia, Czech Republic
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Bohemia, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful and diverse underwater nature. You can enter over pier right in the deep water. Diving is possible too. Very very nice place.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

exactly what it says dolphins in the wild swim with them listen to them underwater is just something else,, watch them from the boat breath taking best experience ever but be aware it is a protected site and you have to be respectful of that.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

was great dive but too early in the season to see great fish - also quite a number of divers in the water.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I went there with my girlfriend during our AOWD course to do a drift dive. We took a zodiac and after a bumpy ride arrived at the spot. Negative buoyancy entry in the water. Nice descent to 30m and afterwards we went up slowly next to the reef which is really beautiful. I liked it a lot even if there... More 

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Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Elphinstone definitely lives up to the hype, it's probably the healthiest, most beautiful reef I've seen. No big animals while I was there, but pristine coral, clear water, and countless reef fish. If you have the chance, do it!

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We only did one dive here, but all in my group found it dull and boring, we were unlucky and did not see any sharks, so all we saw was a very bland and monotoned reef, with not much to see. Glad we only did one dive!

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Elphinstone definitely lives up to the hype, it's probably the healthiest, most beautiful reef I've seen. No big animals while I was there, but pristine coral, clear water, and countless reef fish. If you have the chance, do it!

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Nyon, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is rated among the ten best diving sites in the world. It was a fantastic dive with Longimanus sharks. I believe it would be best going on cruise and sleep on the boat to dive very early morning or at sunset.

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Siggiewi, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Crystal clear water & an abundance of marine life. The highlight was seeing an oceanic white tip shark on our dive.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My son went on this dive with Emperor Divers he had an amazing experiance. He swam with two sharks one over three meters the other around three meters.

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