Giftun Island

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Giftun Island: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Hurghada: Giftun Island Snorkeling Trip with Lunch

    1. Hurghada: Giftun Island Snorkeling Trip with Lunch

    Take advantage of the marvelous warm weather in Hurghada with a full day out on the Red Sea, either in a shared or private group. Travel by boat out to Giftun Island, where you will spend a relaxing day snorkeling, exploring the island, and enjoying a buffet lunch on the boat. After you are picked up from your hotel, transfer to a boat docked on the Red Sea. Then, head out on the water, stopping off at a variety of spots to catch a glimpse of the colorful underwater life. In addition to seeing fish and coral, you will also have the chance to swim with dolphins. Upon arriving at Giftun Islands National Park, relax in warm crystal water at the white sandy beach for 2 hours. Take the opportunity to try some fun water sports, such as banana boat and sea sofa. Afterward, enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on the boat.

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    It was an amazing day out with the whole team. Everybody tried there best to make our day special and they succeeded. We loved every minute of the trip

  • Orange Bay & Giftun Islands Full-Day Snorkeling Trip w Lunch

    2. Orange Bay & Giftun Islands Full-Day Snorkeling Trip w Lunch

    Your adventure begins when you’re picked up in the morning at your hotel and then head out for a day-long snorkeling trip to Red Sea destinations. Sail to Orange and Giftun islands, keeping an eye out for dolphins along the way. When you reach Orange Island, swim in crystal water and enjoy the white sandy beach. During the trip, you will make 2 stops for snorkeling, where you’ll see astonishing coral reefs inhabited by colorful fish. You’ll be served lunch, soft drinks, and mineral water on board. Relax on the sundeck and enjoy the fresh sea breezes while cruising back to the marina. When you arrive you’ll be transferred back to your Hurghada hotel.

    A very well-organized and pleasant trip. A lot of unforgettable impressions. It is worth taking your own mask for snorkeling.

  • Hurghada: Luxury Cruise Trip to Orange Bay with Lunch

    3. Hurghada: Luxury Cruise Trip to Orange Bay with Lunch

    After you get picked up from your hotel, you will board your luxury boat for a full-day trip where you will be very well looked after. After 15 minutes of cruising, enjoy the water sports stop where you will experience the banana and sofa water sport. Then, start cruising towards the Egyptian Caribbean Island Orange Bay, where you will spend some time on the beach. Enjoy the rich lunch buffet on the Red Sea and get stronger with our best Sea Food and BBQ. Afterward, sail to another scenic spot where you will go snorkeling to experience the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea. Visibility here can reach up to 45 meters, and you will be able to see clownfish, manta rays, dolphins, and corals of various colors. You will then be treated to a relaxing back massage while cruising along the Red Sea during your trip to reach the maximum of luxury and satisfaction and to release all the life st...

    top Ausflug...gut organisiert.. Getränke essen vor Ort..man kann sich immer was holen... unbedingt tauchen gehen .. wunderschön...giftun Island mega ...personal sehr sehr freundlich..kann man nur weiterempfehlen...

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

    4. 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 ...

    This was a very nice boat trip including all the fantastic activities i.e. snorkelling, scuba diving and water sports. The food was super tasty and everything was managed by true Professionals.

  • Hurghada: Orange Bay, Parasailing and Water Sports

    5. Hurghada: Orange Bay, Parasailing and Water Sports

    You will be picked up from your hotel and set off on your boat trip with a professional guide and instructor. Take advantage of the marvelous warm weather in Hurghada with a full-day out on the Red Sea. Travel by boat out to Orange Bay, where you will spend a relaxing day snorkeling, parasailing, exploring the island, and enjoying a lavish buffet lunch. You can play volleyball, sip a cocktail at the juice bar or simply enjoy the beautiful surroundings. After your stay at Orange Bay, you will return to the ship for a freshly prepared lunch. You will have the opportunity to try various watersports and the banana boat before being dropped off back at your accomodation.

    Overall this trip for its value was absolutely fantastic. I’m still stunned by the trip a day later. Starting with the simple pick up arrangement and the driver Magdy Soliman was absolutely a 5star host and service from pick up and drop of. The boat trip with all of its activities were so much fun. The food was classic Egyptian and very tasty. The orange bay was a beauty of an Island, which needs to be discovered when staying in Hurghada and it’s surrounding. Overall the whole boat crew were absolutely amazing and very nice people. Again, the full day and their service was very much appreciated. We would do this trip all over again when we come back! Cheers from a very happy customer!!!

  • From Hurghada: Paradise Island Snorkeling Day Tour

    6. From Hurghada: Paradise Island Snorkeling Day Tour

    Discover the fantastic underwater world of Paradise Island. After the pick-up at your hotel you will be driven to the pier, from where you will cruise approximately 1 hour to Paradise Island. Along the way you can enjoy numerous short opportunities for snorkeling. The paradise beach is part of Giftun Island National Park near Hurghada. The island is perfect for those seeking tranquility. Paradise Island has a beautiful sandy beach and offers the opportunity to spend your time as you wish. Enjoy the sunshine on the beach or enjoy swimming and snorkeling along the coast. Even in the shallow water you can see a unique variety of fish. Onboard the boat you can enjoy a delicious lunch. You will then return to the pier in Hurghada in the afternoon and transfer back to your hotel.

    We had a lovely time first time visiting Egypt. Never been to such a beautiful island. Crew was lovely had a great experience we will come bck again.

  • Hurghada: Orange Bay & Paradise Islands Half-Day Boat Trip

    7. Hurghada: Orange Bay & Paradise Islands Half-Day Boat Trip

    Enjoy a shared or private trip to Orange Bay and Paradise Islands. Known as some of the most beautiful islands in the Red Sea, they are often referred to as the Egyptian Caribbean. Start your morning with a hotel pickup and aboard your speedboat. Jet across the sea and arrive at the islands for an afternoon of relaxation and fun.  The first stop is the island of Orange Bay, where you'll spend approximately three hours. While here be surrounded by white-sand beaches and crystalline water as you lay back and work on your tan. Get social while listening to music and meet interesting people from all over the world. Enjoy lunch before heading to the next island. Zoom through the sea and arrive at Paradise Island. Spend another three hours here and have the opportunity to snorkel and explore the underwater world of the Red Sea.

    Amazing day out with Ahmed and mohamed, nice and early start gave you the freedom of orange Bay in the morning before the crowds turned up. Got to swim with dolphin during our lunch out at sea and then onto paradise Island for a sleepy afternoon. Couldn't ask for more, fantastic day and worth the extra for the fast boat and sense of exclusivity. Ian Terry

  • Hurghada: Three Island Visit by Speedboat with Hotel Pickup

    8. Hurghada: Three Island Visit by Speedboat with Hotel Pickup

    No vacation in Egypt is complete without discovering the beauty of the Red Sea. On this tour, glide over the Red Sea on a half-day speedboat trip from Hurghada, and snorkel alongside three perfect, subtropical islands. Get picked up from your resort and taken to the marina where you will begin your 4-hour tour. Enjoy the views and Egyptian sunshine as you travel to Magawish Island and swim above brightly-colored coral and vibrant fish. Continue to Giftun Island and the mangrove-fringed Abu Mingar, before concluding the tour back at Hurghada's new marina. After disembarking, get dropped off back at your hotel. The tour is available in the morning and during sunset — you can choose which suits you best.

  • Giftun Islands: Speedboat Transfer with Hotel Pickup

    9. Giftun Islands: Speedboat Transfer with Hotel Pickup

    Head to Giftun Island via a speedboat, the most convenient way to access all the amazing swimming and diving spots. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and drop you off at the marina. Then, hop on a speedboat or water taxi and cruise for 20 minutes to the island. Take advantage of the flexibility that this option affords you by choosing your departure time, and enjoying 4 hours on the beach to relax. Once there, visit 1 of the 3 parts of the island: Orange Bay, Paradise Island, or Giftun Beach, each offering a different and special experience.  Snorkel through the clear waters, with all equipment provided. The island has all kinds of services to make you feel at home, including a special play area for children. The restaurants offer fresh seafood, as well as traditional and international dishes. After your amazing day on the island, you’ll be taken back to the marina and trans...

    The boat transferred us to Giftun island where we rested on the beach and had drinks. Took some amazing pictures. On the way back we stopped in the middle of the Red Sea to watch some dolphins and watch the sunset! The entire experience was amazing.

  • Hurghada: Sunrise Quad Biking and Giftun Island Snorkeling

    10. Hurghada: Sunrise Quad Biking and Giftun Island Snorkeling

    Following a pickup from your hotel in Hurghada or the nearby areas, head to the starting point of the sunrise quad biking tour. Meet your professional guide and drive along the sea and mountains, exploring the desert and visiting the sea cliffs while the sun begins to rise.  After your quad bike ride, head to the marina and travel by boat to Giftun Island National Park. Here you’ll start with an amazing 1-hour snorkeling experience in the Red Sea. In addition to seeing fish and coral, you will also have the chance to swim with dolphins. Take the opportunity to try some water sports or spend time in the national park. Afterward, enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on the boat. Move on to the second snorkeling spot in the Red Sea and explore an amazing underwater world, with a variety of fish, corals, and more marine life. Finally, as the day winds down, enjoy the sunset on Giftun Island befo...

    The tour starts at 4am, you will be picked up at your accomodation. The driver will drive you to the quad location where you will receive info on how to drive a quad bike. You have to wear a protective mask or sunglasses with a scarf to be protected from the sand. If you don't have it, you can rent those for 10 euros and later keep the scarf. The quad ride is breathtaking, you visit a few locations to catch the sunrise and to experience the magic of the desert. After the ride is over, you will be transported back to your accomodation. A new ride will pick you up around 8:30 and take you to the boat location. The boat cruise is awesome (please wear sunscreen), the tourguides Ibrahim and Mogli were especially good. You spend two hours at Giftun Island (Paradise beach), after which you are taken to two snorkeling locations. Between the two snorkeling sessions, you are greeted with a lovely lunch on the boat. At the end, you will be transported back to the accomodation.

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What people are saying about Giftun Island

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 4,186 reviews

We had the best and nicest guide Mr. Magdy Soliman !! The trip was wonderful, we were allowed to snorkel twice and the island was wonderful. Mr. Magdy stood by our side from start to finish and took great care of us and made sure that we were fine. Very commendable. The next time we will book it again and especially when Mr Magdy is there !! Thanks very much

Great trip with lots of activities, Ibrahim and Mohamed took great care of all guests ... Snorkeling was really heavenly and the stop at Orange Bay was just beautiful ... you should see A DREAM ... Highly recommended ...

Everything was planned by az ... it was a lot of fun. The team was super attentive and courteous. Absolutely recommendable for the money ... Ibrahim was the snorkel companion and he was really great ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Everything was very good. The whole trip was just great. Very, very nice and friendly staff, very accommodating. The food was delicious too. You get a lot for your money. Gladly again.

The staff members were very welcoming and helpful, the trip was full of activities and was so organized and the food was great!