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Snorkeling Trips

Snorkeling Trips

Would you like to accompany your diving partner, friends or family on a day trip with the boat? That’s possible! On our comfortable boat 'Basyl' you will find the ideal environment to relax and sunbathe

If you prefer a more active pastime, then you can snorkel. When the divers explore the reef under water, we give you a diving mask with snorkel, a pair of fins and if you wish so, a life jacket.

That enables you to swim gently and safely in the warm, crystal-clear water. While floating at the water surface, you will fully enjoy the colourful marine life. The most fantastic fish look at you and you'll see the most beautiful corals in the world! If you are lucky you may even see a group of dolphins swimming by! The contrast with the arid desert landscape on land cannot be greater!

What to expect of a one day snorkeling trip?

A private bus will pick you up at any hotel in Hurghada/Makadi/Sahl Hasheesh/El Gouna between 07:30 am and 08:15 am. The driver will bring you safely to the marina. Our dive guides and crew will warmly welcome you on “Basyl”, our spacious and comfortable boat. While our captain navigates the boat towards the first diving spot, you will get a full boat and safety briefing. Cruising time will be 45 to 90 minutes. Plenty of time to relax and enjoy the sun and the stunning views from our large sun beds.

Upon arrival at the first coral reef you can watch the divers preparing themselves and going into water. After a short briefing on the reef, marine life and how to snorkel correctly, we hand out the snorkeling equipment and you can jump in the Red Sea. You have never snorkeled, but you want to give it a try? No problem, our snorkeling guide is always ready to advise and assist you. Your safety is his first concern. In addition, he/she knows the reefs and he/she will lead you along the most beautiful spots.

After this unique experience in the Red Sea, you can enjoy a delicious lunch which is served as an extensive buffet. After the lunch you'll have 1,5 hour to unwind in the shade or sunbath on our sun beds. There is plenty of space on the sundeck and cold drinks are available.

Around 13.30 h the boat will dock near another coral reef. Here you can also snorkel or you can relax or sunbathe.After about one and a half hours we start our trip back to the marina. While sailing back, you can enjoy the pleasant atmosphere on board and some refreshments, created by our chef. At 4 pm our vessel docks in the marine and our drivers will bring you back safe to the hotel, with some golden memories of this unique day.

Our service for snorkeling trips includes:

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off within Hurghada by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Full day trip on “Basyl”, our 27 m long, outstanding and comfortable boat
  • Clean toilets and a spacious sundeck with comfortable sun beds
  • A well-organised dive deck with shower facilities
  • A clear and full briefing about the doings and safety procedures on the boat
  • 2 snorkeling sessions with well-maintained equipment and a free life jacket
  • Skilled snorkeling guides that will assist you with advice and action
  • A zodiac as an additional safety tool

Practical information

  • Our drivers will pick you up at your hotel between 07:30 am and 08:15 am; the exact time will be informed a day before
  • The boat leaves at 8.30 am (exceptionally at 9:00 am)
  • At a small extra charge you can savour a delicious lunch on board between 12:00 and 13:00
  • Return arrival in the marina between 16:00 and 16:30 pm, depending on the itinerary,  sites and weather conditions
  • Transport by our drivers to your hotel