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Sha'ab Marsa Alam

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Address: Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Good dive site

Good dive site. Plenty of fish to see also a small wreck was interesting. The water was clear and warm.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2016
Bob_Bilton
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Good dive site. Plenty of fish to see also a small wreck was interesting. The water was clear and warm.

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

good to have this holiday there really enjoyed thanks to all the staff there for their amazing hospitality

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

A nice dive site and if u r lucky u get to see or even dive with the dolphins. As any other popular dive site, divers were really more than fish:)

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Thank Marwan83
Nyon, Switzerland
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Wow, I never saw so many dolphins at once during a diving! It was an amazing short cruise with very good divings and good food as well.

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Surrey
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Superb wall dive with a plateau. We were lucky enough to get sharks and then the biggest tuna any of us had ever seen. Fabulous dive site.

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Thank SiobhanS
Hampshire
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Sha'ab Marsa Alam is one of the best easy dive sites in the area especially suited to those starting out on their diving experience. It is easy to reach as its located only twenty minutes by boat to port of Marsa Alam. The water is crystal clear with very good visibility that allows you to enjoy the full beauty of... More 

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London
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This is a nice dive site, but then they all are in Marsa Alam, lots of the usual Red Sea marine life (too many to list) and great vis, if you plan your visit accordingly.

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Thank Unicornbud
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Vis not very good, due to number of divers but also the choppy sea. Once closer to the reef the vis improved, but dive guides forewarned us of the vis.

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Thank AnAB-UK
Braintree, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Good for children thought a little pricey for what you saw. The marina itself is lovely and you can relax with a drink. Probable be better to go on the day Oceans Trip tan this little one.

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Haderslev, Denmark
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This was a fantastic place to dive. Very diverse and a lot of different fish and corals to see! We saw murrays, fish with beautiful spikes.

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Thank AnnetteHJensen

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