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Elphinstone Reef, Marsa Alam

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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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  • Amazing experience. We managed to visit during the hammer sharks season. We saw 4 beautiful hammer sharks, many Napoleon fish, and tuna. Be aware of the current it is a bit strong  more »
  • this is really our favorite hotel we always enjoy there everything is nice the food and the beach and the rooms we are really happy thank you  more »
  • 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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