This spectacular trip will take you to one of the most amazing reefs the Red Sea has to offer and apart from the impressive nature experience, you will spend a wonderful night on the boat.
We will welcome our guests around 10 am on the boat at the Hamata Marina, located 165 km South Marsa Alam Airport. After the check in and a short boat briefing which will make you familiar with the set up and the safety regulations on the vessel, the adventure begins!
While sunbathing on the spacious deck of our boat, we will sail to the Satayh Reef – the jewel of this journey.
Having the form of a giant boomerang, this more than 6 km long reef is located southeast of the Fury Shoal Reefs. Due to this unique form, the reef offers various snorkelling sites. The thrilling drop off on the northern side is a natural barrier against wind and waves. Thus, the lagoon with its enchanting coral formations and turquoise waters is well protected.
The most spectacular inhabitants of this area are very friendly and a dream to see and swim with! A huge school of spinner Dolphins calls Satayh Reef their home. The sensation of swimming with these lovely mammals is an experience, which you will never forget!
The boat will stay overnight and you can enjoy delicious dinner. The star-lit sky provides a beautiful background and, with some luck, you might make a wish while seeing a falling star.
For the early risers, the early morning snorkeling tour before breakfast will be a unique experience. After a tasty breakfast and another snorkeling session at Satayh we will start to cruise back. One more stop for lunch and more water fun on the Fury Shoal Reefs and on to the final part of our trip – cruising back
This tour is an adventure the whole family can join!
We offer a fantastic 1 week snorkeling safari to SATAYH “Dolphin Reef”, which will leave no snorkelers desires unfulfilled. Join us for a week of fantastic snorkeling!
As soon as every guest checked in on our comfortable safari boat, we set sails for the enchanting and sheltered reefs of SATAYH “Dolphin Reef”.
The days are packed with spectacular snorkeling along unbelievable coral reefs and in sheltered turquoise waters of the lagoon of SATAYH.
Magnificent coral reefs, gigantic schools of coral fish and playing with dolphins are just a brief summary of the things you will get to see while snorkeling at SATAYH “Dolphin Reef”.
Our highly skilled guides and the professional boat crew know exactly what they are doing and will drop you in the right moment at the right place for the best snorkeling of your life.
When you think that the normal snorkeling tours at SATAYH “Dolphin Reef” are an unforgettable happening – a night snorkeling in this area will be simply mind-blowing!
Seeing the colours of the underwater world through the light beam of your torch and discovering the night time predators like lion fish or moray eels, is something very special.
Needless to say, that there will be plenty of time to relax and have a swim in the warm waters of the Red Sea.
Picture yourself diving along an amazingly beautiful reef, which seems totally untouched. If this thought puts a smile in your face, then imaging coming back after the dive and knowing that this diving dream will not only go on for another day, but will get even more spectacular!
Let this dream become reality and join us for a fantastic 2 day – 1 night trip to the famous Satayh “Dolphin Reef”.
We will welcome our guests around 10 am on our comfortable boat at the Hamata Marina, located 165 km South Marsa Alam Airport. After the check in and a short boat briefing which will make you familiar with the set up and the safety regulations on the ship, we will set sail towards plenty of diving fun!
The first dive will be spend on the unspoiled south-eastern side of the Fury Shoal Reefs where you can enjoy a wonderful time diving through the virgin underwater world of this region. Huge schools of colourful coral fish will show you their habitat and back on board you will feel the strong urge to get down there again as soon as possible!
Rest assured that the fun will increase, as we sail towards the highlight of this overnight tour – The Dolphin Reef! A gigantic school of spinner Dolphins calls this more than 6 km long reef their home. As the reef is formed like a boomerang, which makes the northern wall of this beautiful reef to a natural barrier from the incoming wind and waves. In the sheltered lagoon, both humans and Dolphins find a perfect resting place to relax and play around.
Swimming and - if you get lucky - diving with these amazing mammals is probably one of the most special experiences a diver can have, so don’t miss this great chance!
After a starry night on our spacious boat, the saying “The early diver will see the shark!” might become reality during a fantastic early morning dive. After a delicious breakfast and another swim with the Dolphins, we will head back to the virgin reefs of “Fury Shoal”. Another smashing dive and a tasty lunch will be the signal to sail towards the Hamata marina and end an unforgettable diving adventure with Qulaan Travel Service.
This safari will show you a wide variety of reefs in the Red Sea. Elphinstone, St. John’s and the Fury Shoal, are well-known for the undamaged and diverse marine life, big fish and extraordinary underwater landscape.
The trip covers quite a long costal distance and is packed with spectacular dive sites – steep walls, colorful coral gardens and mystical caverns are waiting to be explored!
The conditions – like current and waves – can get quite rough.
The Elphinstone Reef, one of the two main destinations on this safari counts among the VIR’s (Very Important Reefs) in the Red Sea. Situated off shore its marine life includes Napoleon wrasses, and big tunas, schools of snappers and jacks, as well as giant barracudas.
The reef itself has two beautiful plateaus on the north and south tips, which feature an abundance of hard and soft corals. The impressive walls, which fall down into the deep blue, guaranty unforgettable diving experience. The oceanic white tip shark visits this site.
The St. John’s Reef is another highlight on this trip. Even divers, who have travelled the seven seas, are amazed by the spectacular variety this array of underwater formations offers. The marine life at St. John’s includes million of colorful reef fish, forests of Gorgonias and enormous bushes of black corals. Schools of hammerhead sharks have been spotted and encounters with gray reef sharks, white tip reef sharks are very common.
Dives at the Fury Shoal Reefs are also included in this safari. Enjoy relaxed dives through an underwater wonderland full with incredible hard coral formations.
The most individual safari turn you would ever imagine!
Rest assured that if you join us on this magnificent Hamata Safari, you would get to see dive sites, which are untouched and unspoiled – virgin like! The focus on our safaris is not only to “tick off” the famous dive sites, wasting countless hours on travelling from one spot to the next - we sail along new paths, showing our guests a unique safari route! Due to our special route and the short sailing hours, we make at least three dives per day plus a night dive whenever possible.
We will start this amazing safari from the Hamata Marina and head towards the virgin reefs of “Shaab Lahmi”, “Fury Shoal”, “Ras Banas” and “Foul Bay”. Let our highly qualified guides show you the sensational secrets of these untouched and enchanting dives sites. Dive into an underwater environment filled with an amazing variety of marine life and fascinating underwater landscapes.
The highlight of the safari is the famous ''St. John's Reef'' – one of the Top 10 diving areas around the world! As dives along this astonishing jewel of nature can be quite demanding, the more relaxed dives during the journey are great to gain further diving experience and test out new equipment.
Customized dives at “St. John’s”! We will assure that you will be diving this enchanting reef while the divers from the other boats are not in the water. As we do not focus on fixed diving schedules, our guests will share astonishing moments only with their buddies, our guides and the reef inhabitants of “St. John’s”.
Diving the “St. John’s Reef” is associated with seeing various sharks, dolphins, gigantic turtles and everything else the Red Sea has to offer!
Book now and become a part of this incredible diving extravaganza!
Diving the Brother Islands and the Elphinstone Reef should be in the agenda of every passionate diver. Qulaan Travel Service will take you there to discover two of the most famous reefs the Red Sea has to offer. Treat yourself with a diving holiday, which will leave no wishes unfulfilled.
We recommend this safari only to advanced divers, as they might be confronted with strong currents and high waves.
The Brother Islands are rising from the abyss of the Red Sea. The two far off shore islands, exposed to the open sea, are part of the Marine Park and listed among the top ten dive sites around the world.
After reaching there, the Brothers offer fantastic, breath taking wall dives.
Due to strong currents these columns are overgrown by a variety of coral population, attracting pelagic fish, sharks and colorful reef fish.
The big Brother offers two of the best wrecks in the Red Sea:
The “Numidia” and the “Aida”, both situated on the walls of big Brother, guarantee spectacular wreck dives, showing soft corals in all colors.
At the small Brother – its walls drop to the deep blue – encounter with sharks are almost certain!
A fascinating forest of Gorgonias covers the steep walls.
Next Stop: Elphinstone Reef
This impressive reef ensures magnificent diving experiences. Both plateaus – on the north and on the south side – are prosperous with coral life. Gorgonias and soft corals stand side by side with colorful hard corals. With a bit of luck, divers can spot hammerhead sharks circling over the north plateau in the morning hours. Don’t miss this fantastic experience!