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Giftun Islands

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Address: Hurghada 84511, Egypt
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Full-Day Snorkeling Trip at Giftun Island from Hurghada
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Snorkeling Trip to Giftun Island from Hurghada

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This is a great trip the water is so clear ,beautiful island great for snorkelling and chilling and the stunning views

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Gary A
Dorset, United Kingdom
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great trip the water is so clear ,beautiful island great for snorkelling and chilling and the stunning views

Thank Gary A
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On the way to the island was very fortunate to come across a group of six Dolphins, beautiful, that was the highlight for me. I expected the island to be sparse, but the water was very shallow so unable to swim. It looked like paradise (see photos) but disappointed having been to Mahmaya earlier in the year. Mainly go for... More 

Thank Mandi N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Do join this trip with some snorkelling, otherwise you will die of boredom. The only reason why this place is 3 stars and not 2, is that I joined this trip with some snorkelling, and had a pleasant stay with the coral reef. They are the jewel of the Red Sea.

Thank Gergely L
Karlsruhe, Germany
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nothing to be added - you can find any kind of fishes, corals, urchins and even dolphins. Try to get a guide, he will show you the nicest places and tell you when to dive!

Thank SKA_X917
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the most amazing tour that we had in hurghada. we went to paradise side on giftun The water is crystal clear. we did snorkeling and it was also amazing. there was an open buffet as well. but over all the standard is a little low, but we enjoyed the nature anyway.

Thank AmaniA79
Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely day out for couples and families alike the island is beautiful sandy beach and a lovely reef for snorkelling! the food is great and its just a nice place for the day

Thank reeceyb
Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We love a boat trip (usually to paradise island) always a bargain price to spend the day swimming and getting a tan. 2 snorkeling stops before getting to the island. The island was very busy and the beach a little bit dirty with cigarette ends but spent most of the time in the beautiful sea there. Always worth the day... More 

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very reasonable price for the trip. Amazing island, fantastic snorkeling experience, would definitely visit again.

Thank Jojowozza
Namestovo, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

you will feel like in Maledivas. Go here you will not regret! you can have lunch here, sunbathe and enjoy shallow blue lagoon. On the way here and back you will have chance to spot turtle and many fish while snorkeling

Thank SVK87
Alexandria, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Giftun island is a piece of heaven , sandy beach , clear water i got there with a yacht trip my advice: don't go there on Fridays because Friday is the weekend holiday in Egypt which makes it really crowded and noisy, day in the middle of the week are better -don't forget ur swimming suit

Thank Naelahattia

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