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Sataya Reef

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Boat trip

Had a great day out wich started at 4.45am. Went snorkling near the dolphins but not to close so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie C
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I SWAM WITH THE DOLPHINS FOR REAL!

It was a beautiful trip, it was the first time I see dolphins that close, but we spent the entire... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maha H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day out wich started at 4.45am. Went snorkling near the dolphins but not to close so not to frighten them and then round the coral reefs which was amazing. Did not get any pics of dolphins as was in the sea with...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a beautiful trip, it was the first time I see dolphins that close, but we spent the entire time chasing them because the amount of people might have scared them off.

Thank Maha H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed July 10, 2018

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
Reviewed June 5, 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
Reviewed May 27, 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
Reviewed May 25, 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
Reviewed May 18, 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
Reviewed May 1, 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
Reviewed April 13, 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

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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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