There are lots of activities and excursions you can do in Hurghada. In fact, every season you may find new items have been added to the list of things you can do. It is therefore highly recommended to refer to your hotel front office desk or your tour guide for information about excursions, trips, and activities. Some of things you can do are listed below in no particular order:


Diving is perhaps the most popular water sport in Hurghada and the reason why many travelers choose Hurghada for their vacations. There is almost no travel agent or sports center in Hurghada that does not offer diving trips. Whether you are an experienced diver or a just novice, you will absolutely find Hurghada one of the most charming places to dive in the world. You can also take you first diving lessons in Hurghada as there are several diving centers that offer start-up or crash courses in diving.

Desert Safari:

Desert safari trips in Hurghada vary largely in terms of destinations, trip programs, trip durations, travel vehicles, and prices. Most safari trips will range from 3 hours to a whole day. Based on your trip program and type, you make the trip on board quads or jeeps. Most trips take you off the beaten road and into the eastern desert as deep as 40-80 kilometers, where you can enjoy the thrill of desert driving and watch the sun rise or sun set. Your trip program may include lunch or drinks. You can book your trip through your travel agent, your hotel front desk, or the various excursion offices scattered around the city.


Snorkeling is one of most popular water sports you can do in Hurghada especially if you are not into diving. Most travel agencies, hotels, and excursion offices around the city will offer you a variety of snorkeling trips with various destinations and programs. Two of the most popular snorkeling destinations in Hurghada are the Giftun and Paradise islands.

Glass-Bottom Boat:

A short trip in which you can see the beautiful corals and the colorful fish of the red sea safely on board a small boat through a glass bottom.


A 20 to 45 minute trip in a small submarine that takes you below the water surface where you can enjoy the corals and the fish without getting yourself wet.

Boat trip 

Mahmya, Giftun island or Paradise Island all are the same place. Nice place to go via boat and enjoy fishing, snorkeling and laying in the sun. See and enjoy the beauty of nature.