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Best things to do in Hurghada

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Where in the world: Africa  /  Egypt  /  Red Sea and Sinai  /  Hurghada

Top 15 things to do in Hurghada

1. Dolphin & Whale Watching

Suggested duration: 8 hours
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2. Scuba & Snorkeling

Snorkel or scuba dive among exotic fish and dazzling corals at some of the Red Sea's world-class dive sites on a guided tour from Hurghada. This experience is more than just a chance to polish up those diving skills--before slipping below the surface of the water, you'll be able to bask in the warm Egyptian sun and spend some time working on that perfect vacation tan. These full-day tours (7-8 hours) usually include a buffet lunch, drinks, and round-trip hotel transport.
Suggested duration: 8 hours
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3. Swim with Dolphins

Suggested duration: 8 hours
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4. Speed Boats Tours

Suggested duration: 4h 30 min
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5. Hurghada Marina

Opened in 2008, Hurghada Marina has an open aspect to it, with its restaurants, bars, and shops looking out onto the sea, and a wide palm-lined promenade connecting various areas and making them walkable and accessible for all. Entertainment options include a play area filled with inflatable toy sand a relaxing adult-only spa. A glass-bottom tour boat takes visitors out to explore the nearby coral reefs--an ideal distraction for both kids and grownups.
Suggested duration: 3 hours
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6. Parasailing & Paragliding

Suggested duration: 4 hours
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7. Safaris

Suggested duration: 5 hours
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8. Mahmya Island

Take a 40-minute yacht ride from the mainland to reach Mahmya Island, an island resort focusing on eco-tourism and recreation. Palm-roofed huts, wooden beach bars, and unobtrusive amenities add to the island's rustic charm--it's main attraction is a protected marine park, ideal for snorkeling adventures and diving excursions.
Suggested duration: 3 hours
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9. Colona Divers El Gouna, El Gouna

Suggested duration: 3 hours
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10. iDive Diving Centre, Makadi Bay

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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11. Giftun Islands

Zip along the calm sea to Giftun Islands, a 40-minute boat ride from the mainland. A number of tour operators run excursions to these idyllic island paradises, with both private resorts and public beaches to choose from. Several operators provide diving excursions in the protected marine park, home to a range of interesting underwater creatures.
Suggested duration: 3 hours
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12. Nature & Wildlife Tours, Sharm El Sheikh

Suggested duration: 8 hours
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13. Abu Tig Marina, El Gouna

Shop, relax, and take in the views at Abu Tig Marina, the front sea entrance of the resort town. With a capacity for 117 boats and good onward excursions, the marina attracts yachters throughout the year. But you don't have to own a mega-yacht to come here. A number of international restaurants enjoy views over the marina, with fine-dining and family-friendly options to choose from, plus a number of upmarket stores selling the latest fashions and electronics. If you fancy hopping on one of those pristine white yachts, take advantage of onsite booking for one of the many tours to beaches and other attractions.
Suggested duration: 3 hours
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15. Submarine Tours

Suggested duration: 4 hours
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