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Sataya Reef

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Marsa Alam, Egypt
+20 121 115 9536
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What an amazing reef

I have been to a few places in Red Sea and this is on of the best reef is really good colourful and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mark H
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Reading, United Kingdom
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A good experience

The way to Sataya Reef it's far but once you meet the Dolphins you will forget everything Try to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ahmed H
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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average6%
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“wild dolphins” (9 reviews)
“long journey” (5 reviews)
“weight belt” (2 reviews)
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Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to a few places in Red Sea and this is on of the best reef is really good colourful and the dolphins are amazing to have a wild dolphin be interested is what you are doing to swim past to then turn...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The way to Sataya Reef it's far but once you meet the Dolphins you will forget everything Try to check the weather before move to Sataya Reef

Thank Ahmed H
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Sha'ab Sataya is also known as the Dolphin Reef and should not be confused with Sha'ab Samadai, also known as the Dolphin House. There are boats leaving in the early morning hours from the Hamata area of Marsa Alam to sail to Sha'ab Sataya in...More

Thank Han F
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

We spend whole day in bus and on the boat and there is nothing to see there. Same reef as near the hotel. No dolphins see.

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

A Must do in Marsa Alam. We took a yacht to this spot then we go in a small zodiacs to the place where there were many dolphins and we swam with dolphins around and saw cute baby dolphins.

Thank Nada G
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Took a trip from Marsa Alam but it was a very long day, but we did get to swim with the Dolphins and it was a nice relaxing time on the boat, 2 hours in a bus to the marina then 2.5 hrs on the...More

Thank Sarah L
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

After some time on the boat to arrive at the reef, we had the chance to swim with 30 to 40 dolphins. Also for kids recommended, in the day we did the trip there was several of them. Recommended is also to take medicine against...More

Thank fred_ulm
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Snorkelling was dangerousness. Small inflatable boats overloaded with people chasing Dolphins. No control over who was in the water or who was on boats. Actual big boat was ok and food was good. But avoid this firm if you value safety. If you complain the...More

1  Thank colinplym
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The trip was very long and tiring, but looking back it was a beautiful experience. I think the agents need to reduce trips to this spot as i felt the dolphins didn't like being chased by us tourists.

Thank TMAH-LONDON
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Dolphins are beautiful animals and free swimming with them must be a wonderful experience. But this is not the case here. Several groups of tourists arrive in the same morning time to the islands. The guides begin to chase dolphins in small boats in circles,...More

5  Thank Jiri S
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Joel A
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Response from Han F | Reviewed this property |
Please stay away from the 'I have a friend who has a friend' street routine and from local scam artists. Please turn to an established agent/tour operator, associated with the hotel or resort you are staying with. Season and... More
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