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“Nice but better near by”
Review of Marsa Shoona Bay

Ranked #8 of 38 things to do in Marsa Alam
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

Nice quiet area good snorkelling and diving for newbies as it is easy to enter the water from shore. The reef is very nice, with areas of really beautiful coral but often there are many boats moored meaning lots of divers in the water at the same time. Nice sheltered bay meaning little or no current but the currents when they come are generally predictable making it suitable for beginners but it is definitely best dived in the morning for the light and photo's as the visibility varies considerably depending on the wind as it picks up during the day, it doesn't take much wind to stir the sand up so much visibility can be down to half a metre. The marine life is fairly standard for this area but I would say the majority of the fish are definitely in greater quantity and variety on the reefs at Abu Dabab.

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Reviewed 19 October 2013

Very poor visibility and nothing much to see. Richer pickings off the Port Ghalib reef. The diving didn't seem to be worth it when compared to snorkelling for free.

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Reviewed 26 September 2013

This was the spot for the check dive on my latest liveaboard and my final one. Although it has some live, most of the spot has sand bottom... As I was told, it's because of human touch. They put some small bombing to explore something... What they did was spoiling what mother nature gave to them!!

Thank VandaAbreu
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

Just did a shore dive. Nice quiet area also for local snorkelling as easy to enter water from Shore.

Thank Pigitty
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Reviewed 31 December 2012

Lots of fish and turtles, nice coral reef. I wish we did diving instead of snorkeling it would of been much nicer. Turtles were huge and many of them. Overall a great place to go to.

Thank Saharola
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