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Dolphin House Reef (Sha'ab Samadai)

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Worth it, even with no dolphins

Really good environment for the dolphins, they get to choose if they want to come to the divers... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Natasja F
Swim with Dolphins

Fantastic trip. Boat was clean. Staff were knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Food and drinks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really good environment for the dolphins, they get to choose if they want to come to the divers. They can go to a separate part of the bay where there are no boats or divers allowed. We didn’t see any divers but still the dive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic trip. Boat was clean. Staff were knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Food and drinks included and the food was good. Swam amongst 20 dolphins for an hour. I would definitely recommend this trip. We booked with our dive school at Sentido Oriental Dream Hotel.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dolphin house reef was one of the best spots where we enjoyed watching the dolphins and snorkeling also in one of the most virgin spots where I finally saw Napoleon fish and a lot of Nemo 🙈 We make a reservation with blue ocean diving...More

1  Thank Safinaz A
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This was a day trip out of Marsa Alam with Emperor Divers--highly recommended. The first half of the dive we saw a couple of dolphins and lots of other interesting stuff. The last 20-25 minutes a pod of all sizes came into the "cut". They...More

1  Thank JJJRS5
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Amazing trip to swim with dolphins in their natural environment. Well worth the 2 hour drive then 2.5 hour boat ride.

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed July 28, 2018

First time ever being in any sea, and I choose the Red Sea and what a choice. You will see dolphins here! I'm not even a beginner diver, but I am always one to experience things and this place is just stunning.

Thank Obilondo
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Incredible sights to behold, of course the main reason to go is for the dolphins however I understand that they know when the boats are going to be there and avoid the humans, which is fair enough.

Thank Darren D
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

The reef is very beautiful, many small fishies. But unfortunately no dolphins... While snorkeling you have to wear a life jacket and you also must leave the reef at 3 pm. We went there on 19th July and there were no dolphins until 3 pm....More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Sataya... it was just amazing! We saw like 50 dolphins, it's was very spectacular. The Ontario was very wild... a lot of wind and the boot was wigeling everywhere... but that was okay it was worth it!

2  Thank SabrinaJanssen
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Sha'ab Samadai is locally and widely known as the Dolphin House. This leads to confusion with Sha'ab Satayah in the south of Egypt which is called Dolphin Reef. The Dolphin House is a marine park reserve. There are strict regulations to protect our playful friends...More

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Lorna T
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Han F | Reviewed this property |
I'm not an agent or an operator. You'll find the hotel or their diving centre you are staying at in perfect order to take your booking. Allow yourself two days between your actual booking and trip. Have fun and enjoy!
July 15, 2018|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
About £50 including lunch. Worth every penny if Dolphins are there. More chance of seeing them at that reef. Exciting day out. Spinner dolphins that jump out of water and spin. Sometimes you can get fifty more more show up.
cheryl B
January 28, 2018|
Response from Farah G | Reviewed this property |
Hi cheryl Unfortunately i don’t know where is the Jaz lamaya Hotel located But i stayed in marsa shagra camp for 4 days If you are into diving , i think you will stay more