Hurghada Family-friendly activities

Our most recommended Hurghada Family-friendly activities

Red Sea Governorate: Orange Bay Snorkeling Cruise with Lunch

1. Red Sea Governorate: Orange Bay Snorkeling Cruise with Lunch

Snorkel thorugh vibrantly colored marine life at two stunning destinations on this cruise from the Red Sea Governorate to Orange Bay and the Giftun islands. Be served a mouth-watering lunch, soft drinks, and mineral water on board. 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. Add to your tour by adding the 20-minute massage and VR 360° snorkeling experience option or 10-minute parasailing options. Relax on the sundeck and enjoy the fresh sea breezes while cruising back to the marina and enjoy hotel drop-off after.

Hurghada: Dolphin-Watching Cruise with Snorkeling and Lunch

2. Hurghada: Dolphin-Watching Cruise with Snorkeling and Lunch

Embark on a relaxing cruise from Hurghada with plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel in the sea. Look out for dolphins and admire the reefs below. Enjoy lunch on deck and soak up the sunshine. Get picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and drive to the boat pier. Be greeted by the captain and the crew and begin your unforgettable sea voyage. Snorkel in the Red Sea, and maybe even get a chance to swim with dolphins. Your captain will take the boat to locations well-known for dolphin spotting, maintaining a respectful distance. The well-equipped boat will travel to several spots to ensure time for dolphin watching and scenic snorkeling. Marvel at the beauty of the coral and brightly colored fish. Savor a delicious lunch served up by the crew during the cruise and remember to sit back and have fun on the boat ride. Return to the boat pier in the afternoon and enjoy the convenience of a transfer back to your hotel.

Hurghada: Giftun Islands & Snorkeling Boat Tour with Lunch

3. Hurghada: Giftun Islands & Snorkeling Boat Tour with Lunch

Take advantage of the marvelous weather in Hurghada with a snorkeling day out on the Red Sea. Admire colorful fish and corals at two snorkeling spots before tucking into a delicious buffet lunch on the boat. Relax on the white sandy beach, swim, and take photos at Giftun Islands National Park. After hotel pickup, transfer to the yacht marina in an air-conditioned vehicle. Board the boat and relax on board, enjoying stunning views of the Red Sea. Then, stop at the first snorkeling spot, where you can snorkel along the corals, which are millions of years old, and see hundreds of fish. Return to the boat for lunch. Sample a delicious buffet with wonderful views before getting ready for the next stop: Orange Beach at Giftun Island. On arrival at Giftun Islands National Park, relax in the crystal water at the white sandy beach for 2 hours. Take photos and swim at the island beach. Then, relax on the boat and enjoy the sunshine while being served fruit. Sail to the next snorkeling spot and explore the amazing underwater world with a variety of fish and corals. Finally, board the transfer back to your hotel.

Giftun Islands: Speedboat Tour with Lunch & Snorkeling Spot

4. Giftun Islands: Speedboat Tour with Lunch & Snorkeling Spot

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. Hop on a speedboat and head out for 20 minutes of snorkeling in the first spot in the Red Sea and then cruise for 15 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 Paradise Island or Orange Bay, 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, or take lunch on the paradise island. After your amazing day on the island, you’ll be taken back to the marina and transferred back to your hotel.

Hurghada: Quad or Buggy Tour Along the Sea and Mountains

5. Hurghada: Quad or Buggy Tour Along the Sea and Mountains

Embark on a guided tour of Hurghada on quad bikes and glide through the Red Sea desert at break-neck speeds. Choose between options including a sunset tour, a tour that focuses on the scenery of the sea and mountains, and more. Following pickup from your hotel, head to the starting point of the tour. You will get a briefing about the program from a multilingual professional guide. They will help you to set up the driving equipment. Then, drive in a group following your guide through the Red Sea Desert. Enjoy the views during an amazing route through hills and by the mountains. Customize your tour route and what you see by choosing from several tour options: Choose the morning tour option to ride on a single or double quad along the sea, visit the sea cliffs, and capture views under the morning sun. The sea and mountains option takes you on a 20-minute buggy ride and a 45-minute quad ride along the sea and mountains. If you’d like an experience later in the day, book the sunset tour option, available with single or double quads. Watch the sun set between the mountains and enjoy a photo session on the beach before driving to other spots to see the corals from above. For a family option, choose the private 4-person buggy option, perfect for a family-sized adventure.

Hurghada: Sindbad Submarine 3-Hour Tour with Hotel Pickup

6. Hurghada: Sindbad Submarine 3-Hour Tour with Hotel Pickup

Add the thrill of adventure to your Hurghada holiday and experience a unique and entertaining underwater excursion on board the Sinbad Submarine. You’ll be met at your hotel and head to the pier to begin a memorable undersea adventure. The only submarine in the Middle East, the Sindbad Submarine carries 44 passengers and has a capable 2-pilot crew. Enjoy a thrilling underwater adventure as you head 20 meters below the surface of the Red Sea. Marvel at the spectacular varieties of coral and colorful tropical fish for 35-40 minutes.  There’s no need to be a scuba diver to discover the wonders that await below the waves.

Hurghada Jungle Aqua Park Tickets, Transfer, and Lunch

7. Hurghada Jungle Aqua Park Tickets, Transfer, and Lunch

Fun and thrills await you at the largest water theme park on the Red Sea coast. Enjoy the water games, huge swimming pools, wave pools, rafting, and more with a full-day admission ticket. A tour company representative will pick you up at your hotel at the agreed time and drive you to Jungle Aqua Park, where you’re sure to enjoy the wide range of water sports and social activities with your family and friends. The full day ticket includes lunch. The Jungle Aqua Park features 35 water slides, 14 outdoor swimming pools, a heated pool, water lakes, poolside umbrellas, and sun beds. Hurghada’s largest water theme park is located just 25 minutes by car from the downtown area. At the end of your day of fun you’ll be transferred back to your hotel.

Red Sea: Sea Scope Submarine Trip & Snorkeling

8. Red Sea: Sea Scope Submarine Trip & Snorkeling

Climb aboard a fascinating semi-submarine and explore the underwater world off the shores of Hurghada. Semi-submarines have large panoramic windows and do not dive very deep. This gives you the best views under the water, especially near reefs. You will be picked up at your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and taken on an unforgettable trip. Immerse yourself in the Red Sea and marvel at the colorful fish, reefs and corals. You will have approximately 40 minutes to make the most of the opportunity to enjoy snorkeling and experience the fascinating nature. Enjoy taking memorable photos before ending the tour with the drop off at your hotel.

Makadi Bay: Sea Lion Submarine Trip with Snorkeling

9. Makadi Bay: Sea Lion Submarine Trip with Snorkeling

Experience Makadi Bay from a unique perspective, by traveling underwater aboard a submarine. Admire panoramic views of the quiet bay before descending to gaze at sea lions and other marine life. Seize the opportunity to snorkel through colorful coral reefs. Get picked up from your hotel and board your vessel for the adventure of a lifetime. Descend 5 meters below the surface to have a glimpse at what goes on underwater. Watch nature unfold before your eyes, with the possibility to come across fascinating sea lions and a variety of marine life. Choose between a morning and afternoon tour and head out to get in touch with nature. Enjoy the chance to go snorkeling in one of the most beautiful sports in Egypt, with breathtaking coral reefs filled with colorful species.

Hurghada: 1-Hour Show at Dolphin World with Hotel Pickup

10. Hurghada: 1-Hour Show at Dolphin World with Hotel Pickup

Enjoy an unforgettable stay in Hurghada unforgettable and witness an extraordinary 1-hour dolphin show at the beautiful Dolphin House. Get picked up directly at your hotel in Hurghada in the afternoon and enjoy a convenient 20-minute drive to the Dolphin House in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Once you arrive, get ready for an incredible 1-hour dolphin show with 3 incredibly smart and playful dolphins. Get up close and personal to the dolphins, and witness the intelligence and charm of these special animals with your whole family, while taking as many photos as you can of this unforgettable show. After the 1-hour spectacle, enjoy a transfer directly back to your hotel in Hurghada.

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What people are saying about Hurghada

Amazing experience! Honestly do not wait and book this trip! Outstanding service provided by lovely, friendly people. Smile have never left their faces! Breathing views of the Red Sea. In one trip we have done water sports, 2 stops for snorkeling and the island stop! Lunch was provided on the boat. It was very tasty and freshly cooked. Good for both adults and children! The best boat trip I have ever been on for amazing value!

Tolle Schnorchelstellen. Schnorcheln für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene angeboten. Guide war jederzeit zur Stelle. Gutes und leichtes Essen. Wunderschöne Insel mit Karibikflair. Perfekt zum Entspannen. Guides sehr nett und für jeden Spaß zu haben

Amazing experience! The crew are very caring and considerate and ensure your safety at all times.. as well as looking after those with sea sickness. Swam with dolphins twice!! And had an amazing snorkelling experience. 10/10

Delphine gesehen. Optional Möglichkeit mit den Delphinen zu schwimmen. Schnorchelstellen wunderschön. Genügend Zeit. Essen leicht und lecker. Guides sehr nett und witzig. Gute Instruktionen und Animation.

Great experience. Fun activities and fun crew. Recommend!