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“Go early to avoid liveaboard build up” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Elphinstone Reef

Elphinstone Reef
Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Ranked #2 of 27 things to do in Marsa Alam
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Activities: Scuba diving
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Go early to avoid liveaboard build up”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

My guide was amazing and a small dive group. Viz at 6am was good, but was very choppy when we came up.
What a shame shark are now so rare.

Visited August 2012
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East Mids, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Bit of a early morning start - about 2.5 hour boat trip, but great diving with Oceanic White Tip sharks and well worth it !!

Visited December 2012
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“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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