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  • Address: Sharm el Sheikh-Ras Mohamed Road, Sharm el Sheikh 46619, Egypt
  • Admission: Free

The Red Sea separates Egypt and Saudi Arabia, flowing from the Indian Ocean through the Gulf of Aden. In Egypt if surrounds the Sinai Peninsula and Gulf of Aqaba. 

Dotted with cruise and fishing boats, this historic stretch of sea is one of the world’s most popular diving sites. The protected coral reefs, good visibility, dive wrecks and rich variety of marine life attract snorkelers and divers from around the globe.

There are a number of popular dive sites in the Red Sea, including the Abu Talha huts, the islands south of Dahab, and the Light and the Point off Sharm el Sheikh. More than 20 sites are protected within Ras Mohammed Marine Park.

Look out for white-tip reef sharks, hard and soft corals, sea turtles, eels and angel fish.

Practical Info

The best way to hit the Red Sea running is on a diving tour holiday or excursion, including liveaboard trips.

Most big resorts have a dive center, with introductory dives, certification and advanced courses. You can rent all the equipment you need.

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Ras Mohamed Red Sea Cruise and Snorkeling, Sharm el Sheikh, null

Ras Mohamed Red Sea Cruise and Snorkeling

4.5 star rating: Recommended 296 Reviews

Hit the water at Sinai's famous Ras Mohamed National Park, where an abundance of underwater life is waiting to be discovered. Spend the day snorkeling, ...  Read more

Location: Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $54.00
Sinbad Submarine Under The Red Sea, Hurghada, Snorkeling

Sinbad Submarine Under The Red Sea

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Experience the underwater world of the Red Sea without getting wet! Board the Sinbad Submarine for an unforgettable underwater adventure, diving below the Red ...  Read more

Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $77.00
PADI 3 Days Open Water Course, Sharm el Sheikh, Submarine Tours

PADI 3 Days Open Water Course

Sharm El Sheikh the Red Sea Riviera is one of the best places to get your training and qualification to dive. With the PADI open water card you can dive any ...  Read more

Location: Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $308.91
Red Sea Snorkeling, Hurghada, Scuba Diving

Red Sea Snorkeling

4.5 star rating: Recommended 320 Reviews

No trip to Hurghada would be complete without a day spent exploring the underwater world of the Red Sea. This snorkeling trip will take you to three ...  Read more

Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $24.00

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