Elphinstone Reef, Marsa Alam

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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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  • Not far from the hotel, yet rich marine life. One day there were a lot of Medes, but they were harmless and not.
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  • For the first time I did a dive at Elphinstone with TGI Diving of Gorgonia. We have not seen sharks or other "important" fishes. The reef is still very nice and worth the hike. Unfortunately here too there is a crowding of divers that you see more these than fishes; It would be advisable to arrive early in the morning.
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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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