Dolphin House (Sha'ab Samadai Reef) Dive Site

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Am I dreaming?! 30m+!
Level Advanced Divers
Dive depth Normal diving depth, 10-25m

The Marsa Alam Dolphin House also called the Sha’ab Samadai Reef is a popular and famous dive site of Marsa Alam. It is an offshore reef with a lagoon where a pod of Spinner Dolphins live.

It is possible to go Swimming and Snorkelling with the Dolphins. It is really one of the few places in the world where you can meet them in such great conditions. The day trips to Sha’ab Samadai can be organized from Marsa Alam by local dive operators. Many Liveaboards exploring the South Red Sea also visit Samadai Reef.

Undeniably one of the best diving spots in Marsa Alam, Egypt. The Dolphin House is the perfect spot for those who love to catch a glimpse of dolphins frolicking underwater!

However, the Dolphins are not always there and even if you have the chance to spot them they usually won’t stay long around you as they swim very fast!

In addition the Marsa Alam Dolphin House offers great dive sites with good visibility, wonderful coral and a great reef life. You will have to choose between wonderful swim-throughs, beautiful drop-offs and several pinnacles with great coral formations. The spot generally has good and easy conditions and is suitable for all level of divers.

Another Great spot to swim with Dolphins is located further South in the Fury Shoals Reef and is called the Dolphin Reef (Sataya Reef).

This location is a Reef.

You can dive Dolphin House (Sha'ab Samadai Reef) all year long. Access: from the Shore. See the map of Dolphin House (Sha'ab Samadai Reef) on the right for the exact location.

Dolphin House (Sha'ab Samadai Reef) The Marsa Alam Dolphin House also called the Sha'ab Samadai Reef is a popular and famous dive site o... Julien 5

Fishes you may spot while diving Dolphin House (Sha'ab Samadai Reef)

  • Dolphin Dolphin

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One Dive Log in “Dolphin House (Sha’ab Samadai Reef)

  1. The worst service ever!

    I booked room at Dolphin House through booking.com and then wrote an email to make reservation of diving.
    I wrote that we would like to do dives to see sardine run and airplain wrecks. Boss Rudy replied first that they could not arrange 2-3 times dives since we only stay one night and sent me the wrong prices.
    And then he wrote that “Diving is not like going to a restaurant ordering a fish. They can not take risks as long as the guests pay.”
    I didn’t ask him to promise me anything but his answer was so harsh and impolite! After I suggested him to let another colleague contact with me, he asked booking.com to cancel my booking!!!
    Crazy! Highly recommended NOT to book Dolphin House, especially you plan to dive!

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