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Dolphin House Reef (Sha'ab Samadai)

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Address: Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Discover Red Sea: Wild Dolphin Habitat Snorkeling Trip From Marsa Alam
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Guaranteed place to spot dolphins! Just too many snorkelers

We visited the Dolphin house on the way back from diving at St Johns and were not dissapointed by the dolphins - saw 2 schools and snorkeled with them. The only downside is that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
Dipen M
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was on an excursion organized by my hotel. It meant a very early start , before dawn, a 2 hr drive then 2hr boat trip. We were so lucky and I snorkeled with the group and guide. We had a pod of dolphins swimming just a few feet away and seconds later another pod swam under us. It was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous fun here, got very close to a pod of wild spinner dolphins. Lovely clear warm water, bucket list stuff :)

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is a circular reef in the middle of the Red Sea near the coast of Marsa Alam, with a break in the reef allowing dolphins to enter at mating season. So do make sure you do the research and ensure you're going at the right times of the year. What makes this dive site so fascinating is the large... More 

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Thank Amin A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I loved it and to go again and again and again . It is amazing feeling as if you are part of the dolphines family. You swim across them in peace . I was lucky to see massive groups of dolphines. It is a must see. Natural untrained dolphines.

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Thank Samah G
Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We're not lucky when we dived this sites. Spent more than 1 hours still no dolphin. Indeed, it is not zoo, so nobody can guarantee the dolphins will always there waiting for you. Without dolphins, the site is okay but not special for our standard

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Thank wisnu315
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Furst i thought we would just see the dolohins jumping and swimming from the the boat.. But actually we jumped into the see and swam with the dolphins. Unforgettable experience

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Thank Cleito7
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Up to a 100 spinner dolphins. only 7 of us in the water. crystal clear, just jumped with a mask and snorkel. Stunning. Then 2 magical dives. The coral gardens are amazing and the cave system with the sun dappling through is lovely. I have dived this site twice now, May and September. I will do it again

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing dive spot with a beautiful reef, some small caves and archipelagos. Stunning fish world with a specially a lot of clown fish and parrot fishes. Although no dolphins. For the snorklers I would not recommend it, looking for the dolphins can only be done is a life safe vest and between two rows of buoys.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visited the Dolphin house on the way back from diving at St Johns and were not dissapointed by the dolphins - saw 2 schools and snorkeled with them. The only downside is that there were a lot of other boats and too many people in the water at the same time. But you WILL see dolphins....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

So many dolphins in one place at one time... wow. This was a snorkelling trip on the way to a dive trip. You will not believe your eyes, I was hoping to see a few dolphins but I never expected to see a pod of this size!!

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