Sharm El Sheikh Snorkeling

The MOST popular snorkel dive spot in Egypt.

Near the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, the snorkeling off Sharm El Sheikh in the Red Sea is very popular for coral and abundant marine life. You can expect to see triggerfish, lionfish, pufferfish, moray eels, sea turtles and maybe some stingrays.

The snorkeling at Sharm El Sheikh ranges from is from the Straits of Tiran in the north to Ras Mohamed in the south. Some of the more populars snorkeling sites around Sharm El Sheikh are Ras Mohammed, Ras Om El Sid, the Straits of Tiran and wrecks like the Thistlegorm and Dunraven. To reach the snorkeling in the Red Sea by air, the international travelers will need to fly into Cairo. From Cairo, the Egyptian national airline, Egyptair, operates all domestic flights in Egypt and serves 11 major airports: Abu Simbel, Alexandria, Assiut, Aswan, Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor, Marsa Alam, Marsa Matruh, Sharm el-Sheikh, and Taba.

Overall, Sharm El Sheikh is the 1st most popular snorkel dive spot of all 4 snorkeling dives in Egypt.

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Egypt Sunmarine Fleet Snorkeling Tours +20 12 25 100 117

Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Red Sea" from Eric Hanauer

Recommended Map:  "Red Sea Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Camel Dive Club And Hotel (2) 069-3600-700

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Melia Sharm (2) 069 3670888; Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel; Sunrise Arabian Beach Hotel

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/8/2016

ID:  22942

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