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Marsa Alam: Satayah Reef Overnight Boat Trip with Snorkeling

1. Marsa Alam: Satayah Reef Overnight Boat Trip with Snorkeling

Your aquatic adventure begins with pickup from your hotel in Marsa Alam and heads to the small village of Hamata. Arrive at the harbor and board your luxury boat for the trip, then enjoy refreshments as you listen to a short introduction about the trip. Once you’re settled into your room, make yourself comfortable and admire the sprawling sea views as the boat heads to Satayah. After 2 hours of sailing, arrive at the reef and listen to a quick safety briefing to prepare you for your snorkel sessions. Jump into the water with your instructor and go in search of colorful marine life as you explore and learn about the coral reef. Hop back onboard the boat for a rest then enjoy another snorkel and swim session at a nearby lagoon. As evening draws closer, watch the sunset from the boat and enjoy a delicious dinner before spending the night stargazing from the top deck and listening to traditional Egyptian music. Wake up early on day 2 to admire the beauty of the reef before anyone else. Soak up the peaceful tranquility of the reef before other tourists arrive, which is the best time to spot dolphins and sting rays. Head back onboard the boat for breakfast and set sail to Abu Galawa where more stunning coral reef awaits discovery. After a morning of swimming and snorkeling along the reef, enjoy a tasty lunch on the boat before returning to Hamata Harbor.

From Marsa Alam: Snorkeling Trip to Hamata Islands

2. From Marsa Alam: Snorkeling Trip to Hamata Islands

Begin your day with pickup at your hotel in Marsa Alam at 5:30 AM, then travel 130 kilometers (nearly 81 miles) south to Hamata Marina with your English-speaking guide. Once there, board your boat at 10:30 AM and set sail on an unforgettable day discovering the unspoiled nature of Hamata National Park. Enjoy snorkeling stops around 3 of the Hamata Islands. Admire the corals and colorful fish you can't see anywhere else, and soak up pure nature in beautiful lagoons and different reefs around the islands. Dock on one of these tropical islands for a closer look, and watch many different birds as you take a walk along the white sand beach. Get back on the boat at 12:15 PM and tuck into an included lunch. After lunch, set sail again to the last snorkeling site before heading back to the marina in Hamata at 4 PM. From there, sit back and relax on the return transfer back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

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