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“Elphinestone Reef two years later..” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Elphinstone Reef

Elphinstone Reef
In Front of Blue Reef, Marsa Alam, Egypt
01229574380
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Ranked #2 of 11 attractions in Marsa Alam
Type: Reefs
Activities: Scuba diving
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Baarn, Utrecht
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“Elphinestone Reef two years later..”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Two years ago we went to this place and it was not a good experience. But this year in November we had two nice dives with allot of sharks, at least 8. Very close en good too see. This was one of the best dives in my live! See the pictures!

Visited November 2012
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Haderslev, Denmark
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“A great dive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This was also a fantastic dive. We saw small sharks, giant sea turtles, beautiful corals of all colours and everything was so unspoiled and well protected.

Visited October 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“Oceanic white tips!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

On a sunny, blustery morning, we just hovered around in the deep blue off Elphinstone watching the sharks as they circled around and through us divers, curious and graceful. What can I say other than that I will always treasure this experience!

Visited December 2012
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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“Oceanic White Tip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

We went i November and saw about 5 curious sharks at Elphinestone, they stayed with us for the whole dive.

Visited November 2012
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BC
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“Crowded, lots of fish and a few distant sharks”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Two live aboards and a few day boats unloaded all their divers at the same time early in the morning. It was a bit crowded down there. As a result a few sharks graced us with their presence from a distance and I was amazed at the amount of small fish on the reef. We were shocked by a zodiak that zoomed over our group and parked above us with the props running when we were near the surface, a very unsafe situation!

Visited December 2012
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