The Ultimate Guide for Hurghada Excursions

Hurghada is one of the best destinations in Red Sea to have some great excursions with its variety in trips, activities and tours, we will show you some of most popular Hurghada excursions & Hurghada tours so you can decide which to start with.

Hurghada provides a variety in it’s tours and trips like desert safari trips, sea trips and city trips.

The most popular sea trips are: Giftun Island, Orange bay, Paradise island, Mahmya, Sindbad submarine, Dolphin House, Parasailing, fishing & scuba diving trips.

The most popular city tours & trips are: Hurghada Grand Aquarium, Alf Leila we Leila show, Dolphin show, Mini Egypt Park, One day trip to Luxor or Cairo.

Below we will explain the details and booking options for some of the most popular Hurghada excursions.

So Let’s Discover The Most Popular Hurghada Excursions:

1• Let’s Start With The Sea Hurghada Excursions & Hurghada Tours

Giftun Island

There is two Giftun islands near the shores of Hurghada, Giftun el Soghra “the small Giftun” and Giftun El Kobra “The large Giftun” where all the boat trips to the island goes.

The large Giftun is near to Hurghada shores about 40 minutes by boat and it is one of the most popular daily trips in Hurghada for its crystal clear water and sandy beach and its cheap price compared to the other trips.

There is a lot of daily trips to the island for snorkeling or scuba diving but its more popular for snorkeling trips, below will show you two of the most popular trips programs for this island.

Daily Giftun island trip program:

Two snorkeling stops to enjoy the corals scene and the marine life of the Red Sea.

Another anchoring will be near the island shores where a small boat will take you to the island beach.

Giftun island has a sandy beach and clear waters where you will enjoy snorkeling or just soak in the sun on the beach

But you must know that the island has no facilities or chairs as its still a row island and a public beach, that means the only bathrooms or shaded areas you will find will be on the boat.

You will also have a lunch meal on the boat deck.

Giftun island trip with water activities:

The same previous Giftun trip program but added to it some water activities so you can have more fun in the trip.

The water activities will be a round with the banana boat, and another round with the inflatable round boat “Quatra”.

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Orange bay

Orange bay is also one of the most popular trips in Hurghada, the bay lies on the Giftun island but it has its own terrain and it provides the guests with facilities to use for their comfort.

Orange bay has a restaurant built on it with some facilities for the guests fun and comfort, there is a daily trips by boat to the bay and takes around 45 minutes to reach the island shores, you will find also a private speed boat trips to the bay.

The water in Orange bay is shallow for long distance, but you will enjoy snorkeling and swimming in the two snorkeling stops.

The Orange bay trip program:

Two snorkeling anchoring to enjoy the coral reefs and marine life and do some snorkeling or just enjoy the Hurghada sunny weather almost all the year.

Another anchoring will be on the island shores to have an hour and half up to two hours of fun on the island where you can enjoy snorkeling or a sun bath or take some amazing photos.

Lunch will be on the boat deck but you can add a lunch on the island restaurant for extra fees, and you can also buy drinks from Orange bay‘s bar.

The trip also includes some water activities to add more fun to the trip, with one ride of Banana boat and one ride with rounded inflatable boat.

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Paradise Island

Paradise Island is also one of the most popular Hurghada trips, it lies on the Giftun island very near to Giftun island Public beach, about 40 minutes from Hurghada shores by boat.

Paradise island has a restaurant on the island and some other facilities for the comfort and fun of its guests.

You can enjoy snorkeling in the island or just take a sun bath, or have fun with Paradise activities that they do.

Paradise Island trip program:

• Two snorkeling stops to enjoy the coral reefs and the marine life scenes.

• Another anchoring will be on the island to enjoy hour and half to 2 hours on the island and enjoy your day there.

• Lunch will be open buffet in the Paradise island‘s restaurant.

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Dolphin House Hurghada

If you love to see dolphins in their natural habitat then for sure you will love this trip.

Dolphin House Hurghada is an open area in the sea near El Gouna, where you will find a group of dolphins lives in this area, You have a 80% probability of seeing dolphins, Fulfill the dream of getting up close to dolphins in their natural habitats.

Dolphin House trip program:

•The first anchoring will be in the dolphin house and will be about one hour

•The second anchoring will be near some coral reefs to enjoy snorkeling and marine life scenes for about one hour .

•Lunch time on the boat deck.

•The third anchoring will be near also some coral reefs to enjoy snorkeling for about one hour.

•Enjoy water games with a one round of banana boat & one round of inflatable round boat .

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Utopia Island

Utopia island is an island near Safaga city shores, Safaga is a city near Hurghada about 50 km south of the city.

There is a daily trips from Hurghada to the island where the bus takes you from the hotel to the marina in Safaga city to start the trip by boat from there.

Daily Utopia island trip program:

Two snorkeling stops to enjoy the corals scene and the marine life of the Red Sea.

Another anchoring will be near the island shores where a small boat will take you to the island beach.

Utopia island has a sandy beach and clear waters where you will enjoy snorkeling or just soak in the sun on the beach

But you must know that the island has no facilities or chairs as its still a row island and a public beach, that means the only bathrooms or shaded areas you will find will be on the boat.

You will also have a lunch meal on the boat deck.

Utopia island trip with water activities:

The same previous Utopia trip program but added to it some water activities so you can have more fun in the trip.

The water activities will be a round with the banana boat, and another round with the inflatable round boat “Quatra”.

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Sindbad Submarine

Discover the magical marine life in the Red Sea with its amazing marine life creatures and coral reefs scenes with Sindbad Submarine Hurghada.

The trip starts with the marine life museum it is one of the most amazing places in the trip where you can discover a lot of creatures and information about Red Sea marine life.

Then the guests will go to the boat to go forward to the floating deck in the sea where the submarine lies.

The submarine will dive at a depth of 22 meters so you can discover the Red Sea marine life.

The submarine contains 44 passengers seats and 4 crew seats, the passengers cabin equipped with an air conditioner and comfortable seats.

The trip duration is about 2 hours.

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Parasailing

Enjoy an exceptional vacation in Hurghada with our water activities, parasailing in Hurghada  is one of our most enjoyable activities were a parachute is attached speed boat one or two or three persons may ride in the same time.

You can also add a banana boat ride or round inflatable boat ride to the trip.

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Diving trips in Hurghada

Hurghada is one of the most popular diving destinations in the Red Sea, there is a lot of varieties in diving trips that suits the beginners and the experienced divers.

Intro dive is one of the most popular for the beginner divers, there is a daily intro diving trips with a lot of places to go like Giftun island or Fanadir etc…

For experienced divers there is a lot of diving sites that you can enjoy diving there, like Fanadir, Sharm El Naga, Turtles bay etc…

You can discover more about the diving sites in Red Sea by clicking Here.

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Catamaran Panorama Glass Boat “Semi submarine”

We will have a two hours trip in the glass bottom boat from Hurghada and reach the coral reefs where you can enjoy snorkeling in the corals, or swim in Hurghada crystal sea water or just soak in the sun and enjoy the sunny and clear weather of Red Sea.

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2• Hurghada Excursions & Hurghada Tours City Trips

Hurghada Grand Aquarium

Grand Aquarium Hurghada is the home for thousands of Red Sea marine life creatures, you will find sharks, rays, sea turtles and a lot of other fishes.

The aquarium hosts also mini zoo for some animals, reptiles and birds like crocodiles, monkeys and flamingo birds.

One of the exhibitions in the aquarium is the Fossils museum that hosts an amazing collection of fossils coming from the valley of the whales Paleontological site in Fayum city in Egypt one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites, some of the fossils are millions of years old.

Some of the most important exhibitions and areas in Hurghada Grand Aquarium Trip :

Rainforest, Fossils museum, Mini Zoo, Aquarium Tunnel, Marine Aquarium.

Note: Hurghada Grand aquarium hosts two shows per day for the diver feeding fishes you can enjoy this shows two times per day at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.

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Alf Leila We Leila Show

Alf Leila wa Leila show with a mix of musical shows and Egyptian history, Alf Leila wa Leila  has an amazing atmosphere for its own as they have a unique mix between Oriental shows and Pharaonic history that you will find amusing for sure,

Alf Leila we Leila show program includes :

Museum of Ancient Egyptian .

Sound and light show .

Dancing fountain .

Horses riding acrobatics .

Folk dancing arts.

Tanura Show .

Belly dance .

The show days are: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

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Dolphin Show Hurghada and Makadi bay

There are two dolphin show theaters in Hurghada, the first is Dolphina which lies on the high way of Hurghada, the second one is Dolphin world in Makadi bay about 30 min from Hurghada.

Both of the theaters provides swimming with the dolphins therapy and services.

Although that guests usually looking for the dolphins to see in this trip but the Dolphin world in Makadi bay also offers an extra show for sea lions and sea cats.

Dolphin world Makadi hosts the shows all the week days except Saturdays, Hurghada Dolphina hosts the shows all the week days.

The show for both of them starts at 3:00 pm although that transfers from your hotel will pickup you before that time according to your hotel place.