Welcome to Ras Mohammed National Park


Ras Mohammed occupies a total of 480 sq km of land and sea, including the desert in and around the ras (headland), Tiran Island, and the shoreline between Sharm El Sheikh harbour and Nabq Protectorate.


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$52.80 Shore Excursions

Sharm el Sheikh Shore Excursion: Private Tour to Ras Mohammed National Park

After pickup from your ship in the port of Sharm el Sheikh, head south to Ras Mohammed National Park, the first national park in Egypt, founded in 1983. After a short introduction from your guide, you'll be free to explore and enjoy the national park however you wish. Admire the park's sharply defined platforms of fossil coral that represent ancient shorelines. Discover the various wildlife, such as birds, desert foxes and turtles, and plant life, like herbs and acacia trees. And see the great crack formations in the earth, formed by an earthquake thousands of years ago.Then sample food in the park restaurant or visit Ras Mohammed’s beach, one of Egypt's most popular dive and snorkeling sites. Here you can swim, sunbathe or simply enjoy the views of the sea. If you’d like to explore the Red Sea’s magical underwater world, bring your own snorkeling equipment or rent gear on site.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Sharm el Sheikh port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$35 Outdoor Activities

Ras Mohammed Snorkeling, Sharm El Sheikh Area

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ras Mohamed National ParkWhat better spot for a morning of snorkeling than Ras Mohammed National Park, one of the worlds most extraordinary settings, with a dramatically arid peninsula to the south of the Sinai, rising to gloriously rich coral reefs.Duration: 4 hours

$193.48 Water Sports

6 Dive Package at Ras Mohamed and Tiran Strait

You will be picked up by private minibus in late morning from your hotel, then transferred to the dive center where you will meet the team and your guide, complete registration and try diving equipment. The first dive is an orientation dive from shore at 11:30am. You will get a briefing for the dive, you will be also informed about the general procedures and organisation of diving. The second shore dive takes place at 2:30pm. Reef Oasis Dive Club has a direct access from shore to the famous dive sites Far Garden and Temple. On the following days you will join a boat trip and do 4 dives exploring the amazing dive sites of Ras Mohammed National Park and  Straits of Tiran. 2 dives per-day will be arranged on some of following dive sites: Shark and Yolanda Reef, Ras Za’atar, Jackfish Alley, Ras Gozlani, Shark Observatory, Gordon Reef, Woodhouse Reef, or Jackson Reef. The boats leave from the port at about 8:00am and come back at about 4:30pm. Lunch and drinks are included for the full-day boat trips. You will relax and unwind between dives on sun decks of the luxury boat. After the dives you will be taken back to your hotel.Free transfers between your hotel and the dive center/the port are included.

$91.86 Water Sports

Egyptian Snorkel Day Trip from Sharm el Sheikh

Leave your Sharm el Sheikh hotel in your air-conditioned minibus with your guide and make the 30-minute journey south to Ras Mohammed National Park, a protected coastal and marine reserve famed for its beaches, coral reefs and undersea life.Arrive at one of the park’s fabulous beaches and head for a beach hut that will serve as your base for the morning. Enjoy some refreshments as your guide explains the area and what to look for as you snorkel. Then, don one of the supplied face masks and snorkels, or your own snorkel gear, and set off on a guided snorkel session! The protected reserve is home to some 1,000 species of fish, including wrasse, angelfish, butterfly fish, and more, all flitting around fluorescent corals. With your snorkel guide to point out hidden gems, you won’t miss a thing!Snorkel and take breaks as you wish, and once you’ve worked up an appetite, lunch is served. Head for your beach hut for a freshly prepared meal to give you a boost of energy for the afternoon.Afterward, return to your minibus and drive to the area of the park filled with mangroves. Admire these untouched, tangled plants and stop at an observation point as your guide explains the fragile ecosystems around you. Spend the rest of the afternoon at an array of other beaches and snorkel sites, giving you maximum opportunity to enjoy different reefs and time to chill out on the sands.When the time comes, return to Sharm el Sheikh, where your tour ends with a hotel drop-off at around 6pm.

$700 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8-Day 7-Night Red Sea Trip

Day 1: Arrive at Sharm El Sheikh Airport where the representative will meet and assist you through customs, then you claim your baggage. You will then be transferred to your selected hotel for a free evening. Overnight at your Hotel. (No meals).Day 2: Enjoy a relaxing day while you view the many fish on the glass bottom boat. Overnight at your Hotel. (Breakfast included) Day 3: Free time for leisure. Overnight at your Hotel. (Breakfast included) Day 4: Day tour to Ras Mohammed National Park, snorkeling, and relaxing by the Red Sea. Overnight at your Hotel. (Breakfast & Lunch included).Day 5: Free time for leisure. Overnight at your Hotel. (Breakfast included) Day 6: Optional early morning departure to visit St Catherine’s Monastery. Enjoy free time in the afternoon. Overnight at your Hotel. (Breakfast included) Day 7: Free time for leisure. Overnight at your Hotel. (Breakfast included)Day 8: Transfer to the Sharm El Sheikh Airport for your departure flight. (Breakfast included)

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