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Marsa Alam

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Beaches · Reefs · Scuba & Snorkeling

Popular things to do in Marsa Alam

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Duration: 8 hours
Sharm El Luli ©
Beach
Sharm El Luli
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Duration: 3 hours
Marsa Mubarak ©
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Marsa Mubarak
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Amore Safari
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Amore Safari
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Duration: 4 hours
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots. While the town itself lacks historical and cultural attractions, it boasts scenic beaches that reveal a vibrant underwater world. On a scuba diving holiday in Marsa Alam, you're likely to encounter exotic marine life, from schools of tropical fish to octopuses, dugongs, and sea turtles. Things to do in Marsa Alam include activities like boating, kitesurfing, and swimming with dolphins. Our Egypt road trip planning website combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.

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Shark Diving
Shark Diving
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Duration: 3 hours
Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef ©
Reef
Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef
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Duration: 3 hours
Elphinstone Reef ©
Reef
Elphinstone Reef
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Duration: 3 hours
Sataya Reef ©
Reef
Sataya Reef
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Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in Marsa Alam

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Swim with Dolphins
Swim with Dolphins
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Duration: 8 hours
Wadi Gemal ©
Wadi Gemal
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Duration: 4 hours
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Duration: 8 hours
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Scenic Drive
E-Motion International
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Duration: 4 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Marsa Alam

Marsa Shoona Bay ©
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Marsa Shoona Bay
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Duration: 3 hours
Gebel El Rosas ©
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Gebel El Rosas
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Duration: 3 hours
El Qulan Mangrove Forest ©
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El Qulan Mangrove Forest
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Duration: 3 hours
Aqua Coraya
Theme Park
Aqua Coraya
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Duration: 8 hours

Side trips from Marsa Alam

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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours El Quseir
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Duration: 4 hours
Deep Dark Safari ©
Shark Diving
Deep Dark Safari Port Ghalib
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Duration: 4 hours
Planet Spa at Sunrise Marina Resort
Turkish Bath
Planet Spa at Sunrise Marina Resort Port Ghalib
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Beaches in Marsa Alam

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Hankorab Beach
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Duration: 3 hours

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Where to stay in Marsa Alam

You can choose from a variety of 3- to 5-star options, ranging from hotels and all-inclusive resorts, to cozy guesthouses. Other lodgings in Marsa Alam include rental apartments, which provide an ideal alternative for those looking for more privacy and a range of amenities.
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