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7 Must Sees in Safaga

Located on the coast of the Red Sea, Safaga is a tranquil port city known for its many therapeutic locales. While you visit Safaga, take a rejuvenating dip in a mineral spring, float in the cool waters of the Red Sea, or go for an up-tempo water sport.

Luxor day trip

A day trip to Luxor is a great choice for visitors to Safaga. While there, check out the museum to brush up on local history and then venture over to the camel riding area!

Dune Red Sea

The many port cities of Egypt are known for their excellent diving opportunities. Divers, you've got to check out the dune in the Red Sea in Safaga -- the aquatic life you'll encounter is incredible.

Big Dayz Water Sport Center

Big Dayz Water Sport Center is the best spot in town to go windsurfing, kiting, and more. Even if you're a beginner, you'll love the variety of watersports in Safaga.


The Red Sea is famous in the diving world for its chrystal-clear waters and wild abundance of tropical marine life. Experience this slice of underwater heaven for yourself!

Shore excursion

While you're vacationing in Safaga, check out some of the ancient history by going on a shore excursion. We recommend visiting famous King Tutankhamun's tomb, located in the Valley of the Kings.


With warm waters and easy waves, Safaga is a great place to learn a new watersport. Challenge yourself and give windsurfing a spin!

Safaga Day tour

One of the best ways to see this port city is to book a day tour, which will help you discover the Karnak Temple, the Colossi of Memnon, and even the Temple of Queen Hapshetsut.

Planning Your Safaga Visit

Getting around Safaga

Popular local transport includes a tuktuk, which you can find around the city and in high concentrations at the train station and by the marinas. If you're in the mood for a taxi, you can also call one of several cab companies in town. The best way to see the most of the city is on foot and you'll find this seaside town is quite charming when seen up close.

How long should you stay in Safaga?

Depending on your itinerary, we recommend a three to five day stay. Take your time exploring the marinas of this port town, swim in the Red Sea, or better yet, go for a dive! With all historic sites to see while you're in Egypt, it's recommended to take a vacation from your vacation in Safaga.

Good to Know

  • Language
    Modern Standard Arabic
  • Currency
    Egyptian Pound EGP (£)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+02:00)
  • Country Code
  • Best time to visit
    Weather in Safaga is quite pleasant year round. That means Safaga is the perfect winter escape! Come in any season to enjoy the sunshine.

Things to Do in Safaga

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What People Are Saying About Safaga

Was a great day to remember lots of memories to keep forever !!!

Was a great day from start to finish and great value for money ! The only suggestion I would make would be to serve chicken for lunch as you snorkel all day with the beautiful fish ..... And then they serve you fish for lunch :-/

Based on 15 reviews by GetYourGuide customers