Elphinstone Reef, Marsa Alam

4.6
Explore what lies beneath the surface of the water at Elphinstone Reef, a popular offshore diving site. Scuba divers from across the globe come here to dive with the abundant marine life, including hammerhead and oceanic whitetip sharks, manta rays, tuna, and barracudas. The dive site centers on the summit of a subterranean mountain, rich in colorful coral formations, caves, and plateaus. Use our Marsa Alam trip itinerary maker to visit Elphinstone Reef on your trip to Marsa Alam, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • In front of our hotel reachable with a.pier 550m long... many colorful fish and various corals
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  • ELPHINSTONE is one of those places where you always come back, a place where every time you go to meet them...... hammerhead sharks, sometimes you see them with their doing, masters of the depths you are the attraction you study you turn around and with their calm return to the depths surrounding this place. The hours spent on rubber dinghies at the mercy of the waves are a price that you will gladly pay.
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  • One of the favourite places in a Red Sea. "Must dive" spot!
  • It's a pretty touristy reef but for a good reason! You can see many big fish - barracuda, napoleon, tuna - and also sharks! Even though there're so many people it's definitely worth diving there!
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