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Orange Bay Trip HurghadaSale! £0.00 – £20.00 "inc. Vat"The sea trip to Orange Bay in Hurghada includes a picnic across the Red Sea and a stop in the open sea for swimming and snorkelling with masks and fins. Sail to the best snorkelling spots and enjoy an open buffet lunch! First, you ride bananas and sofa water toys. Then, you will disembark on Giftun island, where you can lie on the golden sands. Also, you will enjoy an open buffet lunch with a rich menu. Not only this, the program includes other entertainment points - riding bananas and sofa water toys.Select options
Dolphin House Excursion HurghadaSale! £13.00 – £25.00The sea trip to Dolphin Bay in Hurghada lets you swim with dolphins in the open sea and see the beautiful coral reefs and fish. More further, riding a banana and a tablet water toys. The trip price will include lunch and drinks onboard the boat. Transfer from your hotel and back to it. Friendly boat crew. The trip price includes transfers and onboard lunch.Select options
Mahmya Island Excursion HurghadaSale! £0.00 – £80.00 "inc. Vat"On the trip to Mahmya Island-Beach in Hurghada, you will enjoy a sea picnic through the Red Sea. Somewhere, you will make a stop on Sapina coral reefs for swimming and snorkelling. After this stop, you will land on Giftun island, Mahmya Beach. On this island beach. You can lie on the golden sands, swim or take beautiful pictures. Also, you will enjoy your lunch at the restaurant located on this island. Of course, our tourists will have the advantage of having a decadent lunch at this open-air restaurant.Select options
Paradise Island Excursion HurghadaSale! £0.00 – £30.00On the sea trip to Paradise Beach in Hurghada, you will enjoy a picnic over the Red Sea and a stop in the open sea for swimming and snorkelling with masks and flippers. Then, you ride bananas and sofa water toys. After this stop, you will disembark on Giftun island, where you can lie on the beach's golden sands, swim, and take beautiful pictures. You will enjoy your lunch on board the boat. The restaurant opens on the beach, and our tourists will have enough time for an open buffet lunch with a rich meal. We provide children's entertainment on the beach. Not only this, the program includes other entertainment items - belly dancing and fakir.Select options
Super Utopia Excursion HurghadaSale! £0.00 – £25.00An exciting sea trip to Utopia island! The program of this trip includes water sport activities and landing on the island. With more details, this program comprises various entertainment points: swimming and snorkelling with masks and flippers in the open sea, fishing, landing on the island of Utopia and riding on the banana and sofa water toys. The trip price includes transfers, lunch and drinks! We recommend this trip to all tourists who seek soul and body healing.Select options
Orange Bay Speedboat HurghadaSale! £75.00 – £180.00 "inc. Vat"On the private sea trip to Orange Bay by speedboat in Hurghada, you will have a fantastic sea picnic through the Red Sea, and somewhere, a stop in the open sea for swimming and snorkelling with masks and flippers. After this stop, you will disembark on the Giftun island, where you can lie on the beach's golden sands, enjoy a swim, and take beautiful pictures.Select options
Sharm El Naga Individual Trip HurghadaSale! £50.00 – £60.00 "inc. Vat"On the beach of Sharm El-Naga, you will spend five hours. During this time, you will have the opportunity to do all the activities you like. It is a fantastic sea spot where you can swim, snorkel and expose your body to the sun's rays. The trip price includes lunch and drinks.Select options
Dolphin Bay Speedboat HurghadaSale! £60.00 – £170.00 "inc. Vat"On the private sea trip to Dolphin Bay from Hurghada by Speedboat, you will enjoy a sea picnic through the Red Sea, and somewhere, a stop on in the open sea for swimming and snorkelling with masks and flippers. Next, you will stop at another place to go with the lovely sea creatures - dolphins. This stop is unique as it will be in Dolphin Bay, where dolphins live in significant numbers.Select options
Abu Dabbab Beach Excursion HurghadaSale! £50.00 – £150.00 "inc. Vat"On the sea trip to Abu Dabab Beach from Hurghada, you will enjoy a full day at Abu Dabab beach. Existing on this beach will enable you to sunbathe on its golden sands, swim, and take beautiful pictures. Also, you can enjoy your lunch on that beach! The restaurant opens its doors at the beach. Of course, our tourists will have enough time for an open buffet lunch with a rich menu.Select options
Super Gouna Trip HurghadaSale! £0.00 – £40.00The excursion to Egyptian Venice from Hurghada attracts many tourists. It is joyful to see the place! The trip program is a rich one with various entertainment points. Tourists enjoy a sea picnic over the Red Sea coast while sailing to the resort town of El Gouna. Swimming with the lovely dolphins in the open sea is possible. It pleases everyone on the boat! Also, our tourists can snorkel with masks and flippers. As soon as you arrive at El Gouna, you will start a motorboat tour across this resort's water canals and lagoons. You can also watch the underwater world on a semi-submarine. The trip price will include Lunch and a drink.Select options
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Hurghada Snorkelling Trips provide various activities to enjoy the sea and discover the underwater world. It allows you to choose between the best snorkelling boat trips in Hurghada for families, couples, and individuals with different snorkelling backgrounds.
Hurghada is considered one of the most famous tourist cities in the Red Sea of Egypt. This resort allows you to enjoy a wonderful holiday with family and friends, swimming in the best Hurghada snorkelling spots to see the most beautiful coral reefs, rare colourful fish and dolphins.
Hurghada’s climate allows for different types of recreation and relaxation under the wonderful moderate sunshine throughout the year, especially in the morning. Undoubtedly, it makes it suitable to enjoy snorkelling activities from the most beautiful beaches of the Hurghada islands.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on responses previously-experience in the field of tourism:
What are the best Snorkeling Trips in Hurghada?
The best Snorkeling in Hurghada are:
- Orange and Giftun Islands Snorkeling Trip from Hurghada with Lunch
- Dolphin House Snorkeling Sea Trip & Water Sports & Transfer
What Snorkeling in Hurghada is Good for Avoiding Crowds?
These hidden gems in Hurghada may have limited interaction with crowds:
- Orange and Giftun Islands Snorkeling Trip from Hurghada with Lunch
- Orange Bay Island VIP Full-Day Snorkeling Sea Trip and Water Sports
Snorkeling in Hurghada
Snorkeling Hurghada in the Red Sea gives the visitor a great variety of underwater sites. Hurghada snorkelling offers many reef sites, both near and far from shore, from little islands to submerged pinnacles. Once a tiny fishing village, Hurghada has transformed into a bustling tourist metropolis with huge beachside hotels and an even more enormous roster of potential excursions.
Marine Life in Hurghada
A snorkel trip to Hurghada puts you face to face with the Red Sea Riviera‘s extraordinary marine life in almost impossibly clear waters. Egypt snorkel spots are world-famous for visibility, reaching up to 70 meters in some places. The country’s sea coast and islands differ dramatically from its underwater landscape, which explodes in diversity and abundance of colourful creatures and topography. The Hurgada reefs are typically shallow and sloping, making them suitable for beginner snorkelers. All a snorkeler’s favourite reef inhabitants can be found in Hurghada waters – parrotfish, surgeonfish, butterflyfish, anemonefish, pufferfish, sweetlips, colourful wrasses, morays, stingrays, and turtles. As a bonus, it’s common to see dolphins on Hurghada boat trips between the shore and your snorkel sites.
Best Snorkel Sites in Hurghada
Giftun Islands, with Paradise Beach and Orange Bay, especially Mahmya Beach, is one of the most-visited snorkel sites in Hurghada. This sea island lies a 45-minute boat ride from the Egyptian coast. The clear waters around Giftun hold multiple reefs for snorkelling, where calm conditions and easy access allow everyone to enjoy the plentiful fish and colourful corals with dolphin-frequented. Sunbathing on the beach makes a very engaging complementary activity for many visitors.
A snorkel excursion in Hurghada may also include Abu Ramada Island and the Magawish Islands, where divers and snorkelers can find morays, nudibranchs, rays, barracudas and turtles. There are multiple reefs to visit, some areas with excellent coral and a chance at notable sightings like Napoleon Wrasse.
Hurghada Nearby Snorkelling Sites
Along the coastline south of Hurghada city are the bays which offer the best snorkelling in Hurghada’s mainland area. Makadi Bay is the snorkel site of these bays in that you can reach from Hurghada, most renowned for its coral reefs. In Makadi, you will find the pink, purple, and blue stubby branching corals (Pocillopora sp.), which typify healthy reefs of the area, along with massive corals and swaying soft corals, all decorated with a rainbow of flittering reef fish. Makadi’s clear waters also hold turtles, rays, puffers, barracuda, octopus, and morays.
Soma Bay is another area with comprehensive offerings for snorkelers; the colourful corals in Soma also host the full range of fish life, including gatherings of Raccoon Butterflyfish with their black eye patches, Blue-spotted Stingrays, sweetlips, and multi-patterned wrasses. Just offshore, Soma Bay also holds a couple of coral pinnacles that divers and snorkelers can enjoy.
Sahl Hasheesh Bay has a lagoon filled with reef creatures and coral, including lionfish and octopus. Tours to this area often include dolphin-watching – and may even give you a chance to safely and cautiously jump in the water with these fantastic animals.
Best Time to Snorkel in Hurghada
Hurghada snorkelling can be enjoyed year-round. In Egypt, the primary seasonal variation concerns water temperature, which can cool to 21 Celsius in the winter and heat to 30 Celsius in the summer. However, as a snorkeler, you will always be in the ocean’s surface layer, which is the most warmed by the sun. If you are concerned about getting cold, consider bringing a wetsuit along on vacation. It’s also straightforward and much less bulky to buy or rent a wetsuit in Egypt.
Some recommend avoiding the hottest time of year in July and August. If you do not like to sweat or are prone to heat exhaustion, May and June during Springtime or September through November during Autumn are the best seasons to visit.