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Elphenstone is a world class dive site. I now have 4 dives there and each dive was awesome. I saw... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cairo, Egypt
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Best dive site in Marsa Alam

If you are reading this, you already know you want to go there. Probably to see the big things... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elphenstone is a world class dive site. I now have 4 dives there and each dive was awesome. I saw sharks on every dive. My last dive we had a long encounter with a hammer head shark. It is a special place I hope it...More

Thank wrw3rd
Reviewed 23 April 2017

If you are reading this, you already know you want to go there. Probably to see the big things. Mainly sharks. But, apart from this, Elphinstone is a beautiful reef. You will be engulfed in fish of any colour, millions of them. And the soft...More

Thank Frankie220
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Can never tell until under the water if currents are strong. Many people dive here for sharks but the reef is beautiful, many waste time at 30 metres when there is so much to see at 15 - 20 metres. Can get very crowded as...More

Thank MJV_12
Reviewed 21 February 2017

most beautiful and pristine reef I've seen, even if there are no big fish / marine life - the reef will still take your breath away. Tricky currents - I would say divers should have at least 60dives 10 of which being drift & every...More

Thank irka657
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Dive here late August 2016, We did the dive from a Zodiac which enabled us to go early and not waste a full day away from the family. As we approached the dive site there were sharks on the surface so we did a negative...More

Thank Carl1419
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Advanced open water divers only are aloud to attend the reef. No snorkelling as it's open sea. We planned to meet there sharks but weren't lucky, it was probably too cold in January 2017. We've seen a colourful 1.5m Napoleon. There also an underwater arch...More

Thank Julianajamila
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Elphinstone is the reef any diver should see when visiting Marsa Alam. It is one of most popular diving spots of Red Sea to explore when being in Egypt. It can be reached by the boat or zodiac. It is popular site on the route...More

Thank Emi K
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Yes Elphinstone reef is rated up there in the top ten dive sites in the world! The reason is that it is so rich in life. The reef runs from north to south in the middle of the Red Sea and gets so much sun...More

1  Thank Amin A
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We had several dives in elphistone and it is a beautiful mountsin of corals and sea life It is though a little though for non experience divers cause there are currentd and big wawes

Thank sabsfish
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

If nice dive spot there for my experience for dive to can see the shark and nice reef and if you lucky you can have meeting there with dolphin I prefer to go there with extra divers there

Thank kemo2014
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