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Hurghada: Snorkeling 6 in 1 Yacht Trip with Buffet Lunch

1. Hurghada: Snorkeling 6 in 1 Yacht Trip with Buffet Lunch

After getting picked up from your accommodation, set off to board the luxury yacht. Embark on a full-day tour on the Red Sea where you will have the opportunity to participate in a range of water activities.  First, discover the underwater world with a personal Dive Master as you dive hand in hand at one of Hurghada's most colorful dive spots. Then, snorkel in style as you discover striped angelfish, manta rays, sea turtles, and dolphins in their natural habitat. Next, get your adrenaline pumping with a wonderful water sport activity stop, followed by the opportunity to relax at the picturesque Orange Bay island stop. Finally, try your hand at the fishing activity which is fascinating and enjoyable for all ages.  At lunchtime, savor a rich buffet including seafood, BBQ, and various salads all prepared in a traditional way. Also during the tour, relax with an onboard complimentary back massage performed by a member of the crew to release all your stresses. Return to shore where your memorable day at sea will end, then benefit from a return transfer back to your accommodation.

Hurghada: Sunrise or Sunset Quad and Buggy Coastal Tour

2. Hurghada: Sunrise or Sunset Quad and Buggy Coastal Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel and travel towards the Red Sea Mountains. Receive a safety briefing and description of the itinerary from a multilingual professional guide. Then, hop on your quad bike and follow your guide along the trail. Enjoy the fantastic views on a scenic route through hills. Stop at a desert falcon house, where you will transfer to buggy to continue the journey. Enjoy an exciting buggy ride across the sand. Marvel at the rugged beauty of the region, surrounded by imposing mountains. Arrive at Makadi Bay and ride along the coastline. Finally, enjoy a relaxing camel ride across the sand before being dropped back at your hotel.

Hurghada Airport to Soma Bay: Private Transfer

3. Hurghada Airport to Soma Bay: Private Transfer

Relax in comfort and benefit from the privacy of a vehicle exclusive to you and your party with a private transfer to or from Hurghada Airport (Hurghada International Airport). Avoid the hassle of negotiating a taxi or the inconvenience of navigating the public transport system with heavy bags. Be greeted by a professional driver who will help with your luggage. Details of your driver will be provided prior to your travel. Your driver will meet and greet you at the main gate of the airport holding a sign with your name and the GetYourGuide logo. He will even wait 90 minutes from the time your flight is schedule to land. If any unexpected situation arises, however, then the wait time will be extended for passengers who have trouble with luggage or immigration lines.

Hurghada: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diving Course with Pickup

4. Hurghada: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diving Course with Pickup

Learn to dive in Hurghada which gives you a great opportunity to enjoy clear ocean waters, colorful coral reefs, and diverse marine life. Take a three-day PADI open water diver course, specifically designed to give you an interactive learning experience. The course combines theories of recreational diving and applied underwater lectures. Practice your skills immediately in open water dives. The course is taught by a group of highly experienced PADI trainers. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Red Sea directly when you start. All closed water lectures are delivered in the shallow and protected waters of Hurghada - a few steps from the school.

Makadi Bay: 2-Hour Quad Bike Sea and Desert Tour

5. Makadi Bay: 2-Hour Quad Bike Sea and Desert Tour

Your quad bike adventure starts with pickup from your hotel and then heads out towards the Red Sea Mountains where the real fun begins. Spend two hours riding across the rough desert landscapes of Makadi Bay, admiring the breathtaking views of the stunning mountains that surround you. Feel the thrill of adrenaline buzz through you as you zoom round on your very own quad bike, in the safe company of an experienced guide.

Hurghada: 1 or 2-Day Diving Package with Pickup and Meals

6. Hurghada: 1 or 2-Day Diving Package with Pickup and Meals

After pickup from your hotel in Hurghada or the surrounding areas, head off on an adventure into the vibrant marine ecosystem of the Red Sea. After arriving at the dive center, you’ll be greeted by the captain and dive guides, who will give you a thorough briefing on the dive sites and the day’s itinerary. The trip consists of two 30 to 45-minute dives at 2 sites, specially selected for the maximum chance to see tropical sea life among stunning coral reefs. With a guide at your side the whole time, you’ll move through the crystal clear waters, experiencing Egypt’s remarkable biodiversity. In between your dives, enjoy a buffet lunch with soft drinks, coffee, and tea. After your day at sea, you’ll head back to the dock to be transferred back to your hotel. With options to select a 1 or 2-day dive package, you can cater the experience to your interest level and budget.

From Hurghada Area: Wreck and Reef Diving Trip

7. From Hurghada Area: Wreck and Reef Diving Trip

Following pickup from your hotel in Hurghada, Makadi, Sahl Hasheesh, El Gouna, or Soma Bay (depending on option chosen), travel by air-conditioned vehicle out to the jetty. As you prepare your equipment your instructor will give you a briefing about the dive sites. Board the vessel and sail towards your first diving spot. Spend up to an hour at the El Mina Wreck where you will make your first dive. Explore the whole boat, as you see a piece of history, an Egyptian-owned and Soviet-built warship. Move on for your second dive site and discover some of the most beautiful reefs to be found in the Red Sea. Enjoy lunch served on board between dives as you take in the stunning surroundings. Sail back to the jetty at 4:00 PM, with direct transfer to your hotel.

From Hurghada, Makadi or Soma Bay: El Gouna City Tour

8. From Hurghada, Makadi or Soma Bay: El Gouna City Tour

Explore El Gouna on Egypt's Red Sea, just a short trip from Hurghada. Discover El Gouna's famed lagoons and sandy beaches, such as the long, wide Mangroovy Beach, a  favorite spot among kitesurfers. After being picked up in Hurghada or nearby areas, head to the starting point for your bike tour in El Gouna. Receive a short briefing from your local guide, then set off on your city tour. First, enjoy fantastic views of the modern yachts in the Abu Tig Marina before making your way to El Gouna Aquarium. From there, move on to Tamr Henna Square, lined with palm trees, shops, and cafes with outside seating. Ride between El Gouna's amazing lagoons before and visit El Gouna Tower before concluding your tour back at the starting point. Afterwards, be transferred back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Soma Bay

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 269 reviews

amazing excursion. wonderful staff and such a relaxing and fun atmosphere. the staff really work hard to make everyone feel safe and have a good time. I would do this again in a heartbeat. Oh, and great food, too.

Had a great experience at sea memories Hurghada. If you want to get your padi. Then do it here! Very careful instructors who go out of their way to make your experience as ultimate as possible

There was some ambiguity with the pickup as you couldn't select your own hotel from the list. When we asked, we were informed in good time.

Great experience, I can only recommend it. The food was delicious and the boat was in perfect condition. Gladly again.

Extremely good , I was an absolute novice but they teach it so well and in perfect conditions.