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Samadai Island - Marsa

Exploring Hamata National Park on a snorkeling adventure offers a unique opportunity to witness the untouched natural beauty and marine biodiversity of this pristine area in the Red Sea region of Egypt.


Admire the beautiful corals and colorful fish around the islands and enjoy lunch at sea.



 Interested in booking this trip?

Contact us via WhatsApp messsage (+2 010 33 833 447 or +2 010 00 060 827)

with following details:

  • Date and Time

  • Pickup Location

  • Number of Passengers

About the Trip

Do not confuse Sataya Reef called Dolphin House with Shaab Samadai/Marsa Alam that is also called Dolphin House. The two sites offer similar “snorkeling with dolphins” experiences but are over 100km apart.

We will pick you up fro the place of your stay and drive you directly to Marsa Alam port where you will get on the boat.  The journey takes approximately 45 minutes. It'll take you to the most famous area known as the home of spinner dolphins. These playful dolphins are known for their acrobatic spins and jumps, and many tourists visit Sataya in the hope of encountering these friendly creatures in their natural habitat.

  1. Location: Samadai Island, also known as "Dolphin House," is located in the Red Sea, not far from Marsa Alam. It's renowned for its clear waters and is a gathering spot for spinner dolphins.

  2. Guided Tours: The cruise is accompanied by experienced guides who are knowledgeable about the behavior and conservation of dolphins. They provide information about the dolphins and ensure that interactions are respectful and non-intrusive.

  3. Relaxation and Sunbathing: After snorkeling and dolphin encounters, you'll have some time to relax on the boat's deck, soak up the sun, or simply enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

  4. Snorkeling Equipment: Snorkeling gear, including masks, snorkels, and fins, is usually provided on the boat. Guides can also assist with fitting and using the equipment.

  5. Marine Life: In addition to dolphins, the reef is home to diverse marine life, including colorful coral reefs, tropical fish, and much more. Snorkelers often have the chance to explore these underwater wonders.

  6. Lunch: Will be served on board the boat. The meal often consists of a variety of Egyptian and international dishes.

  7. Relaxation Time: After snorkeling and dolphin encounters, there's usually time to relax on the boat's deck, soak up the sun, or simply enjoy the serene surroundings.

  8. Photography: Don't forget your underwater camera! You'll have the opportunity to capture incredible moments during your encounters with dolphins and while exploring the underwater world.

  9. Return to Port: The cruise eventually returns to the Marsa Alam port, where transportation is provided to take you back to your hotel or the nearby area.


The trip includes:

  • Transfer from the hotel (or place of yourstay) and back

  • Non-alcoholic beverages

  • Snorkeling guide and equipment

  • Lunch on the boat

  • 2 snorkeling stops and an island visit

What to bring:

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunsreen

  • Hat

  • Towel

  • Swimsuit

About Samadai Reef


Samadai Reef is situated approximately 18 kilometers south of Marsa Alam along the Egyptian Red Sea coast. It is part of the Red Sea Governorate.

Dolphin Habitat:

Samadai Reef is a natural habitat for spinner dolphins, known for their playful behavior and acrobatic leaps. The reef serves as a resting and socialization spot for these dolphins. They can often be spotted near the surface and are a major attraction for visitors.


Protected Area:

To ensure the conservation of the dolphins and the surrounding ecosystem, Samadai Reef has been designated a protected area by the Egyptian government. Regulations are in place to minimize the impact of human interactions on the dolphins.

Dolphin Encounters:


Visitors to Samadai Reef have the unique opportunity to snorkel and swim with the spinner dolphins in their natural environment. Guided tours often include expert guides who provide information about the dolphins and ensure that interactions are respectful and non-intrusive.

Snorkeling and Diving:

Beyond the dolphin encounters, Samadai Reef offers excellent snorkeling and diving opportunities. The reef is characterized by vibrant coral formations, including hard and soft corals, as well as diverse marine life such as colorful fish, sea turtles, and more.



Access to Samadai Reef is typically by boat from Marsa Alam or nearby coastal areas. The boat journey itself provides scenic views of the Red Sea's coastline.


Permits and Regulations:

Due to its protected status, there may be specific regulations governing visits to Samadai Reef, such as limitations on the number of boats allowed at a time. These regulations are designed to minimize disturbance to the dolphins and the reef ecosystem.



Safety is a priority during visits to Samadai Reef. Snorkelers and divers should be adequately trained and follow safety guidelines to ensure their own well-being and that of the marine environment.



Conservation efforts are ongoing to preserve the delicate balance of Samadai Reef's ecosystem and protect the spinner dolphins. Visitors are encouraged to respect and support these efforts.

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