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Sataya Reef Snorkeling from Marsa Alam | Sataya Dolphin Reef

Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Sataya Reef Snorkeling from Marsa Alam | Best Snorkeling Trip in Marsa Alam Tours

Sataya Reef (Dolphin House) Marsa Alam tour is your chance to swim with dolphins in Marsa Alam Egypt and enjoy the Red Sea coral reef.

In fact, the Sataya dolphin reef Marsa Alam boat trip is without a doubt something so exciting you will never forget. Swimming with dolphins and watching dolphins is one of the best things to do in Marsa Alam for adults and kids. Furthermore, Swimming with dolphins in Sataya Reef Egypt, and dolphin encounter a kind of creating memories that will last with you forever.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Sataya reef is a half-moon-shaped lagoon located 110 KM to the south of Marsa Alam city. Sha’ab Sataya is an amazing place where you will find huge numbers of dolphins swimming around. You should know that the Sataya reef is the best place to swim with dolphins while you are in Marsa Alam. Here, you can have a unique experience to snorkel and swimming surrounded by tens of playful dolphins who consider the lagoon their own home.

Book cheap prices Marsa Alam tours, explore the Red Sea fish, and swim with dolphins in Sha’ab Sataya. On board a luxury sailing boat, your dolphin reef-Egypt trip begins with 150 minutes of sailing to reach the place where you can spot the Red Sea Dolphins. Relax on the boat deck, get some snacks or have a drink until Sataya dolphin house. Choose your snorkeling equipment and jump to swim with dolphins in their home and watch the coral reef and the Red Sea fish.

Meanwhile, the dolphin house Marsa Alam offers two snorkeling stops to swim with dolphins in Marsa Alam. Join your snorkel guide and find out what it is like to swim with dolphins and be sure it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Swim with dolphins tour includes a freshly cooked lunch on board with hot and soft drinks. Dolphin house is operating 3 times a week starting with pick-up time from Al Quseir, Marsa Alam, and Hamata hotels. You will have a snorkel guide on board to show you the best snorkeling spots. In addition, snorkeling equipment is available on board the yacht.


Monday, Wednesday, and Friday


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  • Swimming with dolphins in their natural home
  • Rubber boat trip


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Departure from Marsa Alam hotels

Early morning pick-up from all the hotels between El Quseir and Hamata with air-conditioned vehicles. On the way, you will pass Wadi El Gemal national park and the eastern desert between the Red Sea and the River Nile.

Sataya Reef Boat

Upon arrival at Hamata jetty, you will board your boat and you will start your one-day trip to Sataya reef. Enjoy 2 h to 2h30 hours sailing till you reach the Sataya reef dolphin house. On the way, you can choose your snorkel gear (if you do not have your own) and you can enjoy a hot drink during the sail.

Sataya Reef Snorkeling

It is known that the Sataya reef is the best place to swim with dolphins while you are in Marsa Alam. Your snorkel guide will brief you about the place and how you should deal with the dolphins. He can also help you to fix your snorkeling gear and he will be at your service all day long.

In this 5 KM long lagoon and average 10 M depth, you can be face to face with the spinner dolphins. At Sataya dolphin reef you can have a unique experience to snorkel and swim surrounded by tens of playful dolphins consider the lagoon their own home. Kindly put in your mind to do not touch them, to swim gently with them, and do not feed them. You may stay at the sundeck and watch dolphins playing around the boat. Spend with your snorkel guide as much as you like in your first snorkeling session then back to the boat for lunch.


Enjoy a very delicious freshly cooked lunch on board (5 kinds of salads, rice, pasta, chicken, fish served with Aish Baladi or Egyptian bread). drinks are available during lunch.

Sataya Reef Map

Join one of the snorkeling guides of the boat in the rubber boat to explore the coral reef in the lagoon. It is easy to spot the angelfish, butterflies, and turtles in the area beside the underwater world.

Sataya Reef, Egypt

At the end of your Sataya reef dolphin house trip from Marsa Alam, you will sail back to the Hamata jetty. On the way, you can enjoy an amazing sunset view from the deck while enjoying the fruit of the season. Upon arrival, transfer back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.


Trip operates now adays 3 times weekly
Saturday, Monday, and Wednesday


  • Round transfer from the hotel and back
  • Snorkel guide
  • Freshly cooked lunch
  • Hot and soft drinks
  • Entrance fee for the nature reserve is 5 euro
  • Tipping (recommended as per the local culture).

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Marsa Alam, Egypt
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