Elphinstone Reef, Marsa Alam

4.6
Reef · Nature / Park
Explore what lies beneath the surface of the water at Elphinstone Reef, a popular offshore diving site. Scuba divers from across the globe come here to dive with the abundant marine life, including hammerhead and oceanic whitetip sharks, manta rays, tuna, and barracudas. The dive site centers on the summit of a subterranean mountain, rich in colorful coral formations, caves, and plateaus. Use our Marsa Alam trip itinerary maker to visit Elphinstone Reef on your trip to Marsa Alam, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The reef is nice, its great drift dive. Saw a nice turtle and the whitetip sharks. I was lucky the be there an realy early with a speedboat so all the other divers hadn't get in the water.  more »
  • Whenever you visit Marsa Alam in Egypt for diving that’s a site you should visit and more than once, you can see in one dive turtles, Napoleons, dolphins, sharks “more than a kind”,mantas with many...  more »
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  • One of the favourite places in a Red Sea. "Must dive" spot!
  • It's a pretty touristy reef but for a good reason! You can see many big fish - barracuda, napoleon, tuna - and also sharks! Even though there're so many people it's definitely worth diving there!
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