Red Sea Governorate
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Hurghada: Giftun Island Snorkeling Trip with Lunch

1. Hurghada: Giftun Island Snorkeling Trip with Lunch

Take advantage of the marvelous warm weather in Hurghada with a full day out on the Red Sea, either in a shared or private group. After hotel pickup, transfer to a boat docked on the Red Sea. Then, stop at a variety of spots to see fish and coral, and swim with dolphins. Upon arriving at Giftun Islands National Park, relax in warm crystal water at the white sandy beach for 2 hours. Take the opportunity to try some fun water sports, such as banana boat and sea sofa. Afterward, enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on the boat. Move on to the next location to snorkel and explore an amazing underwater world, with a variety of fish and corals. Finally, as the day winds down, board the transfer back to your hotel.

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Hurghada: Orange Bay, Parasailing and Water Sports

2. Hurghada: Orange Bay, Parasailing and Water Sports

You will be picked up from your hotel and set off on your boat trip with a professional guide and instructor. Take advantage of the marvelous warm weather in Hurghada with a full-day out on the Red Sea. Travel by boat out to Orange Bay, where you will spend a relaxing day snorkeling, parasailing, exploring the island, and enjoying a lavish buffet lunch. You can play volleyball, sip a cocktail at the juice bar or simply enjoy the beautiful surroundings. After your stay at Orange Bay, you will return to the ship for a freshly prepared lunch. You will have the opportunity to try various watersports and the banana boat before being dropped off back at your accomodation.

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Hurghada: 1-Hour Show at Dolphin World with Hotel Pickup

3. Hurghada: 1-Hour Show at Dolphin World with Hotel Pickup

Enjoy an unforgettable stay in Hurghada unforgettable and witness an extraordinary 1-hour dolphin show at the beautiful Dolphin House. Get picked up directly at your hotel in Hurghada in the afternoon and enjoy a convenient 20-minute drive to the Dolphin House in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Once you arrive, get ready for an incredible 1-hour dolphin show with 3 incredibly smart and playful dolphins. Get up close and personal to the dolphins, and witness the intelligence and charm of these special animals with your whole family, while taking as many photos as you can of this unforgettable show. After the 1-hour spectacle, enjoy a transfer directly back to your hotel in Hurghada.

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3-Hour Sinbad Submarine Red Sea Tour from Hurghada

4. 3-Hour Sinbad Submarine Red Sea Tour from Hurghada

Go on a fantastic underwater trip on the Sinbad Submarine and discover the marine life in the Red Sea on a 3-hour trip from Hurghada. After you are picked up from your hotel, you will be transferred to the pier for boarding. The Sinbad Submarine seats 44 people and 2 pilots, and has windows specially constructed to maximize your underwater viewing. Once you head below the water, you will have approximately 50 minutes to enjoy the views of the Red Sea at a depth of 72 feet (22 meters) below the surface. When you are done exploring the underwater ecosystem, the submarine will return you to the surface. You will then be transferred back to your hotel.

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Dolphin House Royal Sea Trip: Snorkeling & Seafood

5. Dolphin House Royal Sea Trip: Snorkeling & Seafood

Start your day with a pickup from the hotel to your docked boat and receive your snorkeling gear before a briefing from a professional snorkeling guide. Get a light welcome snack at the beginning of the trip and head to the first snorkeling stop at one of the most lovely snorkeling sports at the Red Sea. Explore the magnificent underwater life. Afterward, the boat will head to the dolphin house where you can enjoy watching and swimming with dolphins. Take a break for a delicious seafood lunch including shrimp, calamari, fish, Turkish kebab, rice, pasta, and fresh salad.  During the day, sip soft drinks, hot drinks, and juice with unlimited refills. On the last part of your trip, feed your adrenaline with water activities like rides on the banana and sofa boats.

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From Hurghada: Parasailing Adventure with Private Transport

6. From Hurghada: Parasailing Adventure with Private Transport

Be picked up from your hotel in Hurghada by a representative and then transferred to the Marina. Take part in parasailing, a recreational activity where one or two people are towed behind a boat while attached to a parachute, ascending up to 40-50 meters (about 164 feet) in the air with a full 7-10 min flight time. For this activity, no training is required. Your friendly and experienced captain and crew will do all the work to ensure your comfort and safety. Choose to fly single or two people at a time. Know that your safety is the number one concern; both captain and crew are CPR and Advanced First Aid Certified and all parasailing equipment is regularly inspected and certified.

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Hurghada: Speedboat Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling

7. Hurghada: Speedboat Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling

Cool off from the heat of the city and escape to the sea on a cruise from Hurghada. Climb aboard a speedboat and marvel at the attractions from the water. First begin the search for dolphins, which takes approximately 45-90 mins. Once found you will be able to watch them from close range, and if possible, swim beside them. Environmental rules and regulations and safety factors apply, and it is best to be near dolphins without disturbing their nature. After seeing these fascinating creatures up close the speedboat will stop for snorkeling at two different spots. Enjoy the unique colorful corals of the Red Sea and be amazed by its beautiful scenery. The final destination will be one of the beautiful islands for the remainder of the time, where you can swim, sunbath and relax, surrounded with peace and nature.

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Hurghada: Boat Trip & Dolphin House Snorkeling with Lunch

8. Hurghada: Boat Trip & Dolphin House Snorkeling with Lunch

Enjoy an 8-hour private snorkeling trip to Dolphin house, a coral reef, just 45 minutes away by a private boat ride from Hurghada Marina. Spot dolphins and other exotic marine life in their natural environment. Once at Dolphin House, put on your snorkeling masks and enjoy one of the best experiences in life. Snorkel with free dolphins in the open sea. After spending 2 hours in Sharb el Erg, head to another snorkeling stop in El Fanadir, a beautiful reef near el Gouna, where you can find many kinds of sea life, including exotic fishes, beautiful corals, blue spotted manta rays, morays, and many others. On your way back, admire the coastline of Hurghada. Make a little stop to contemplate the magnificent El Mina Mosque and the fisherman port. We are very respectful to dolphins. The crew follows the rules of HEPCA. It is highly recommended to not go on a tour with lots of people jumping in the water at the same time to chase the dolphins.

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Hurghada: El Gouna Red Sea Snorkeling Trip

9. Hurghada: El Gouna Red Sea Snorkeling Trip

After being picked up from your hotel in El Gouna or Hurghada, climb aboard a boat and begin your fantastic day of snorkelling in the Red Sea. Cruise to the Magic island as you relax on deck and take in the breathtaking views of the crystal-clear waters. Make 2 stops for snorkeling in different spots near El Gouna where you can discover a whole new world full of corals and magnificent colorful fish. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and other marine life. There is plenty of time for sunbathing on deck or taking part in numerous watersports activities.  At the end of the cruise, return back to the jetty where you can take advantage of a convenient transfer back to your hotel in Hurghada or El Gouna.

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Hurghada: 1- or 2-Hour Speedboat Rental with Captain

10. Hurghada: 1- or 2-Hour Speedboat Rental with Captain

Get picked up from your hotel and brought to the speedboat. Then, gear up to jet off for 1 or 2 hours on the water. Glide out into the Red Sea from the Hurghada Marina. Enjoy the views and Egyptian sunshine as you travel out to Magawish Island and swim above brightly-colored coral. Snorkel alongside pristine, subtropical islands.  Continue to Giftun Island and the mangrove-fringed Abu Mingar. Feel free to stop whenever and wherever you'd like. If you're lucky, you may even see dolphins and get the chance to swim alongside them, or to watch them from afar. Sit back and relax on the ride home, taking in stunning views as you approach your starting point. Finish your tour at Hurghada's new marina.

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What people are saying about Red Sea Governorate

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 1,338 reviews

So it was a very nice experience but I advise you to go during a period when it is quite hot because in December it is very windy! The pick up was very good from the hotel to the boat The island is just beautiful it feels like the Caribbean

A really great excursion with a great crew who are very friendly and accommodating. I would book this excursion again at any time. There was really nothing to complain about.

Nice trip, nice crew, TOP photographer (Hosam, received beautiful pictures on the same evening, and super nice not intrusive!) I say do it!!

Very warm welcome, the accompanying persons are all smiling and attentive. The landscapes are magnificent, we recommend this activity.

Great day trip. Even beginners were helped to swim in the schools of colorful fish.