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Hurghada: Dolphin Watching Cruise with Snorkeling and Lunch

Activity provider: Egyptra Travel Services

Hurghada: Dolphin Watching Cruise with Snorkeling and Lunch

Activity provider: Egyptra Travel Services
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From US$ 28.50 US$ 22.80 per person

Get up close to dolphins on a snorkel trip from Hurghada. Enjoy a boat cruise to areas in the open sea where you can swim or snorkel with dolphins among colorful coral reefs.

About this activity

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Duration 7 - 8 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, German, Russian
Pickup included
Pickup and drop-off from any location in Hurghada is free. Pickup and drop-off from Makadi Bay, Sahl Hasheesh, Soma Bay, El Gouna, and Safaga is available to book as an add-on.
Small group available


  • Swim with dolphins in the open sea 
  • Have the fun of scenic snorkeling
  • Experience the beauty of the colorful underwater world 
  • Enjoy water sports Banana Boat and tablet
  • Explore the stunning coral reefs and relax on the sandbanks 
Full description

Embark on a relaxing cruise from Hurghada with plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel in the sea. Look out for dolphins and admire the reefs below. Enjoy lunch on deck and soak up the sunshine.

Get picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and drive to the boat pier. Be greeted by the captain and the crew and begin your unforgettable sea voyage.

Snorkel in the Red Sea, and maybe even get a chance to swim with dolphins. Your captain will take the boat to locations well-known for dolphin spotting, maintaining a respectful distance.

The well-equipped boat will travel to several spots to ensure time for dolphin watching and scenic snorkeling. Marvel at the beauty of the coral and brightly colored fish.

Savor a delicious lunch served up by the crew during the cruise and remember to sit back and have fun on the boat ride. Return to the boat pier in the afternoon and enjoy the convenience of a transfer back to your hotel.

  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Boat cruise
  • Snorkel guide
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Water sports (banana boat and soft boat)
  • Life vests
  • First Aid medical box on every boat
  • Lunch
  • Fresh seasonal fruits
  • Soft drinks all day
  • Mineral water and snacks onboard the boat
  • Fresh water showers
  • Shaded area on the boat
  • Wi-Fi onboard upon request
  • Tourist tax (€2.50 per adult or child) to be paid on the day)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • The corals or sea urchins must not be touched
  • This tour is suitable for children, but they cannot swim with the dolphins and must stay on the boat with a family member
  • If the child is a good swimmer they can go snorkeling, but they must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • There is a possibility that dolphins will not be spotted on the tour as this is an uncontrollable factor
  • The activity provider takes into account all animal rights and respects the freedom of dolphins in their natural habitat
  • Due to weather conditions during the winter season, the tour will be 1 to 2 hours shorter
  • The transfer fee from Makadi Bay, Safaga, Soma Bay, El Gouna, or Sahl Hasheesh should be selected from the checkout cart for each participant
  • If you purchase photos and videos on the spot, you should follow up directly with the photo company or photographer
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 6980 reviews

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Amazing experience!!!! I highly recommend it, it was a dream I didn't even know I had. I cried inside the snorkel mask with so much emotion swimming with the dolphins. Simple and tasty food, with plenty of quantity. Boat had a shower with drinking water to wash after entering the sea, super friendly and helpful staff. The only place in Egypt where I tipped because I really wanted to. Thanks for the experience!! Even those who can't swim well and won't be able to keep up with the dolphins will enjoy an incredible view. There is no beach (with sand) on the promenade, for those who need to know. Women: I wore a bikini without any problems.

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January 25, 2023

Transfer was 20 minutes early and unfortunately the mini bus was very full. For us, however, the journey only took 15 minutes, so it was ok. The snorkeling stops were well planned. The highlight was swimming with the dolphins. The guys from the boat were all very friendly and knew their way around underwater. So value for money was really great! And pure goosebumps when swimming with the dolphins

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January 23, 2023

We had a very nice and relaxing boattrip. The snorkling was great and we saw a lot of dolphins. Crew was very friendly & helpfull. Some small remarks, maybe you need to put these in the description on GetYourGuide : - touristtax € 2,5 pp - in description it says ‘snorkling equipmen’ included, but not mentionned you need to pay €5 for a wet suit - in description it says ‘all softdrinks included, but cola light/zero was not and needed to paid… - in the description it says ‘snacks included’ but there were no snacks… only some chips which was for sale at €2,5 for a very small packet… So our expectations were a bit different than what we got. But overall it was a nice is experience.

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January 21, 2023

Product ID: 35090