South Sinai Safaris & wildlife activities

Our most recommended South Sinai Safaris & wildlife activities

Sharm El Sheikh: Colored Canyon, Blue Hole, & Dahab Day Trip

1. Sharm El Sheikh: Colored Canyon, Blue Hole, & Dahab Day Trip

Visit two wonders of the Sinai Peninsula in one day on a jeep tour to the Colored Canyon and the Blue Hole dive site. Encounter astounding rock formations and coral reefs, ride a camel and enjoy a buffet lunch in the Abu Galum Reserve, and explore the coastal town of Dahab. After pickup, travel by jeep to the famous Colored Canyon. Explore a vibrant labyrinth of sandstone cliffs in shades of yellow, purple, red, and gold as you walk through the 800-meter gorge. Continue to the Abu Galum Reserve. Here you’ll have time to snorkel at the Blue Hole, a world-famous dive site where you can explore the Red Sea’s rich underwater ecosystem. Later, sit down for a buffet lunch on the shore of the Gulf of Aqaba and ride a camel along the waterfront. Before drop-off in Sharm El Sheikh, visit the coastal town of Dahab, where you can explore the lively bazaar and shop for silverware, perfumes, and clothes.

Sharm El Sheikh: Day Sail to White Island and Ras Mohamed

2. Sharm El Sheikh: Day Sail to White Island and Ras Mohamed

Explore the breathtaking waters of the Red Sea on this boat tour to Ras Mohamed National Park and White Island. Cruise out from Sharm El Sheikh Marina and enjoy the fresh sea breeze, crystal-clear waters, and a delicious barbecue lunch served on board. Get picked up from your hotel and transferred to the marina in Sharm El Sheikh. Jump aboard the yacht and set sail for Ras Mohamed National Park, on the southernmost tip of the Sinai peninsula. Stop here to explore the area’s vibrant coral reef with a professional guide. Optionally, you can choose to rent snorkeling or dive gear to see more of the reef. Continue to the stunning White Island, where you can snorkel in the surrounding shallow waters, relax on the soft sand and take photos of the sparkling Red Sea. Back on board, enjoy a delicious lunch of rice, pasta, salads, barbeque chicken and fish. After you return to the marina, you’ll be dropped back at your hotel.

Ras Muhammad National Park: Snorkeling with Optional Dive

3. Ras Muhammad National Park: Snorkeling with Optional Dive

Embark on a full-day trip to Ras Muhammad National Park and go snorkeling in the underwater marine world of White Island. After pickup from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh starting at 8:00 AM, you’ll be transferred to the port where you’ll take a yacht cruise to Ras Muhammad National Park. Then, the day is yours to discover the colorful plant and marine life surrounding Ras Muhammad. The tour includes 2 stops for snorkeling to see coral reefs, various types of fish, and other underwater inhabitants. You’ll be amazed at the clarity of the water along the coast of the National Park. After the first stop, you’ll be served a delicious lunch on board.  Afterward, you'll make the 25-kilometer journey to the stunning White Island, where you'll enjoy another snorkeling stop. After all the stops are completed and everyone is satisfied with their day, you’ll be dropped off at your hotel at around 5:00 PM.

Sharm el-Sheikh: Ras Mohammed Park and Magic Lake Day Tour

4. Sharm el-Sheikh: Ras Mohammed Park and Magic Lake Day Tour

Discover the beauty of Ras Mohammed National Park on a day tour from Sharm el-Sheikh. Snorkel in the beautiful Magic Lake, drive through a lush Mangrove forest, and see an ancient earthquake crack. Begin your adventure with a hotel pickup in Sharm el-Sheikh and enjoy a 30-minute drive to Ras Mohamed National Park. After entering the park, stop at the Allah Gate, the original gateway to the park. Next, head to the Suez Gulf for a swimming and snorkeling break and immerse yourself in the fascinating underwater world filled with colorful fish and coral reefs. Continue your adventure through Mangrove trees sprouting from the Red Sea's salinity-rich water. Stop at Magic Lake for a swim. Enjoy the panoramic views of the sky, mountains, and sand. Return to your van and continue to Aqaba Gulf, passing by a massive earthquake crack from thousands of years ago. Climb a cliff for a panoramic view of the park and snap a perfect photo before returning to your hotel.

Sharm El Sheikh: Private Speedboat Afternoon Snorkeling Tour

5. Sharm El Sheikh: Private Speedboat Afternoon Snorkeling Tour

Snorkel the Red Sea with a little luxury on a private speedboat trip with limousine transfers from Sharm El Sheikh. Dive into 2 different reef sites to find an abundance of marine life just belong the surface during an afternoon on the Red Sea. Your afternoon tour begins with pickup from your Sharm El Sheikh hotel. Travel in air-conditioned luxury car to meet your host at the marina. On boarding your private speedboat, the captain will run you through the schedule and give you a safety briefing. There are many excellent snorkeling spots off the coast of Sharm El Sheikh, and your captain will select the destination based on conditions on the day. The Red Sea is famous for the remarkable visibility in its crystal-clear waters, and calm sea conditions. Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you speed along the coast with fantastic views back to Sharm El Sheikh. Arriving at your first stop, get your snorkel gear on and jump into the warm waters of the Red Sea. The Red Sea is not only known for its excellent visibility and warm waters, but also its amazing diversity of marine life. You will see many different species of colorful tropical fish, pristine coral reefs, and if lucky, some larger local residents such as turtles, dolphins and reef sharks. You will have 2 stops for snorkeling at the best coral reefs on the coast of Sharm El Sheikh. No matter which sites you visit, you are sure to have a memorable Red Sea experience. After your second snorkeling stop you can sit back and relax as your captain speeds you back to the marina. Your ride will be waiting, ready to return you to your hotel after a great afternoon of sun, snorkeling and speedboating.

From Sharm-El-Sheikh: Ras Mohamed National Park Diving Trip

6. From Sharm-El-Sheikh: Ras Mohamed National Park Diving Trip

At 8 AM, depart from your hotel in Sharm-El-Sheikh and travel by bus to the port. Embark on a yacht cruise towards Ras Mohammed National Park which is located only 25 km away at the border between the Akaba and Suez bays. The White Island is 28 km away from Sharm el-Sheikh. The boat trip lasts almost all day and is divided into 3, 45-minute diving or snorkeling stops, at each of which participants will have the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the coral reefs, bright colorful fish, and many other marine inhabitants of the Red Sea. All 3 stops will pass along the coast of Ras Mohammed. You will have the chance to make 1 or 2 dives at these stops depending on your experience level. The 3rd stop will be for snorkeling only. After the second stop, enjoy a lunch of chicken and meat shish kebabs served on board. Return to your hotel at around 5 PM.

From Dahab: Three Pools Guided Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

7. From Dahab: Three Pools Guided Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

Journey to one of the best snorkeling spots off the southeastern coast of Egypt on a snorkeling trip from Dahab. Explore the waters of Three Pools and marvel at the diversity of reef fish and invertebrates. Take a break for lunch on the beach, then hop back into the water for more snorkeling. Start your snorkeling tour with a convenient pickup from your hotel in Dahab and travel towards your location for the day, Three Pools, one of the most popular diving and snorkeling spots in the area. Spend the day admiring the underwater world of these 3 sandy lagoons, watching colorful fish swim among interesting coral structures. Explore all 3 pools before moving on to the coral lagoon, a great spot for underwater photography. Take a break, visiting the nearby restaurant for lunch and drinks. Then, hop back into the water for another snorkeling session with your guide. Snorkel for another hour, exploring the area just outside of the Three Pools. After your snorkeling adventure, head back to the restaurant where you can spend some time relaxing in the sun before heading back to your accommodation in Dahab.

From Sharm El-Sheikh: Ras Mohammed Snorkeling Trip

8. From Sharm El-Sheikh: Ras Mohammed Snorkeling Trip

Be collected at your accommodation in Sharm by a modern air-conditioned mini-bus. Take a short drive to the Ras Mohammed National Park. Your guide will tell you about what you're likely to see on the way there. Have the opportunity to go snorkeling in Egypt's most beautiful reef. Marvel at a remarkably colorful underwater world. Mangroves are the only trees that grow in saltwater. In the Ras Mohammed National Park, you can find these unique trees that are actually native to Central Africa. Discover the Magic Lake, a large deep lake suitable for swimming. The Bedouin gave his name to the magic lake and you will learn fantastic stories about him. After your snorkeling experience at the Ras Mohammed National Park, be returned to your accommodation in time for lunch.

Sharm-el-Sheikh: ATV, Ras Mohammed with Lunch & Dive Option

9. Sharm-el-Sheikh: ATV, Ras Mohammed with Lunch & Dive Option

Head out to the desert outside of Sharm-el-Sheikh for some quad biking, sandboarding, and a visit to a Bedouin village. Go snorkeling in Ras Mohammed National park before digging into a seafood lunch. Get picked up at your hotel and drive out to the desert. Start your tour with a briefing and learn how to drive a quad bike before going on a 35-minute ride through the dunes. Take memorable photos and enjoy views of the desert landscape. Then, go to a Bedouin tent and learn about their lifestyle. Taste some traditional tea and ride a camel. Try Sandboarding on the dunes. After that, head to Ras Mohammed National Park. Pass through the massive Gates of Allah and go for a swim in the crystal clear water of Magic Lake. Admire the scenery and the mangrove trees, the only trees that grow in salt water. Later, explore a huge crack that was formed by an earthquake thousands of years ago. Stop for a delicious seafood lunch in a picturesque setting. After you eat, go snorkeling or diving and discover an underwater world filled with colorful coral and a variety of fish.

Dahab: Blue Hole Ras Abu Galum-Blue Lagoon Snorkeling Trip

10. Dahab: Blue Hole Ras Abu Galum-Blue Lagoon Snorkeling Trip

Relax and take in the beautiful nature that surrounds you as you are driven by Jeep to the Blue Hole in the morning. Embark on an exciting snorkelling adventure once you have arrived at the stunning lagoon. Next, head to Ras Abu Galum for even more scenic snorkelling and a delicious lunch. Relax and take in the beauty and tranquillity of this serene spot. After a full day surrounded by natural tranquillity, be driven back to Abu Galum and the Blue Hole by Jeep before returning to your hotel in Dahab in a comfortable air-conditioned transfer.

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Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Absolutely incredible experience. The boat trip was lovely with amazing food cooked fresh on board during the day. The swimming in the sea was an experience however not too many fish because there were so many boats about. You’re betting off going off the pier and your hotel to see more fish. But the water itself was so warm like being in a bath. The photographer on board was sensational also!!!

It has been an amazing experience!! Our boat RAMIRA with all the crew have been charming! They have made us feel great at all times, Muhammed our diving instructor has been great! Snorkeling has been amazing too! I recommend this excursion 100%. I give it 5 stars because there is no more!!!

Our kids aged 7, 5 and 3 loved it and were super excited. Yes it’s not a real submarine… but definitely close enough for them. And especially the small ones can’t go snorkelling yet so this was a great way for them to see lots of fish and probably one of the highlights of our vacation.

Excellent trip. No fuss. Good pick ups and drop off. Boat great for family of 5. Went to 3 snorkelling sites. All v good. We saw dolphins too.

Everything was orginized great. Advise to everyone.