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Address: Marsa Alam, Egypt
Activities: Scuba diving

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great diving

great divingsite. we've seen 6 hammerhead sharks , napoleonfish, baracuda's, muray eals and lots more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Schoten, Antwerpen, Belgium
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Schoten, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

great divingsite. we've seen 6 hammerhead sharks , napoleonfish, baracuda's, muray eals and lots more

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Mold
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

If your a diver you will know how good this reef is, lots of colour and a good chance of swimming with the resident Oceanic Sharks. Trips are available from all hotels in Marsa Alam, we used Coraya Divers at Lamaya Resort.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Totally missed the hammerhead but still had a fantastic dive but still saw reef sharks. If you are used to cold water diving this will be an absolute breeze!

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dundee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Imagine chopping down a tree & you are left with the trunk - that's similar to elphinstone with a large flat plateau & drop off walls on its sides - hammerhead sharks seen & the biggest grouper I've ever come across lurking in the shadows behind a hole in the wall - Dolphins on the way out - fantastic marine... More 

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schwabach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We made 3 trips to Elphinstone, 1 Half day Eraly Morning and two full day, but no sharks at all. But the reef ist worth every dive! But please take care of your buddy!

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Nice and calm the day we went strong current, no sharks but the coral is wonderful. It wasn't far a 30 minute drive and then 15 minutes by a rib. Lots of livesaboards and day boats but didn't' tree any other divers

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It is a big stone in the middle of the Red Sea front of Marsa Alam city. I have been there twice with my daughter and we were lucky to see Humerhead Sharks and Dolphins at the same place. The main issue that we suffered from is the long distance between the hotel we were staying there and the diving... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

It's a breathtaking site! Sadly no sharks on my visit but nevertheless, so much life there to see. Definitely recommend an early morning trip out, so worth it!

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

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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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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Address: Marsa Alam, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  Marsa Alam

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