Hurghada Grand Aquarium

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Visit the underwater world at the 22-exhibit Hurghada Grand Aquarium, which houses more than 1,200 marine animals from over 1,000 species. It's the kind of thing that sticks with you.

Breeding and conservation programs for endangered marine animals and the environment, as well as ongoing attempts to educate visitors on the significance of the ocean, are just two examples of the many marine science and conservation initiatives currently underway.


Take a stroll down the meter-long tunnel and get a bird's-eye view of the aquatic life above you:

Walk through a 48-meter-long acrylic tunnel and feel the excitement of being surrounded by hundreds of marine creatures.

Explore a wide range of aquatic life, from crocodiles and rays to fish, reptiles, and even birds:

  • Fish: There are over 1,000 species of fish in the Red Sea, including colorful reef fish, such as angelfish, parrotfish, and clownfish, and aquatic species, like tuna and barracuda.
  • Coral: The Red Sea is home to some of the world's most diverse coral reefs, with over 350 hard and soft coral species.
  • Turtles: The Red Sea is home to several species of sea turtles, including the hawksbill turtle and the green turtle, both listed as endangered.
  • Dolphins and Whales: The Red Sea is a popular spot for dolphin and whale watching, with several species of dolphins, including the bottle-nosed dolphin and the humpback whale, being commonly seen.
  • Manta Rays: Manta rays are a common sight in the waters of the Red Sea and are often seen swimming near the surface.
  • Eels: There are several species of eels in the Red Sea, including the Moray eel, which can be seen hiding in the coral reefs.

Try out one of the hands-on activities, such as swimming with the stingrays or diving with the sharks:

  • Snorkeling: Explore the underwater world and get close to the sea creatures.
  • Scuba diving: Dive into the deeper parts of the aquarium and see the marine life in their natural habitats.
  • Glass-bottom boat rides: Enjoy the marine life without getting wet with a guided tour on a glass-bottom boat.
  • Kayaking: Rent a kayak and paddle through the aquarium, getting a unique perspective on marine life.
  • Surfing: Try your hand at surfing in the indoor wave pool, with expert instruction available for beginners.

Tune in to the daily feeding shows to gain insight into the habits of the many animal species:

  • Evidence from the feeding frenzy:

Learn about the marine animals' diets and habits as you watch the workers feed them.

Watching a dive show is a great way to learn about marine life and its environments since you see experienced divers interacting with marine species.

Hands-on animal experiences: Pet a starfish or feed a stingray as you get an up-close look at these fascinating species.

  • Talks and presentations by professionals are a great way to learn more about marine conservation, ocean life, and related issue:

Experience the inner workings of the aquarium and gain insight into the care given to marine life with a Behind the Scenes Tour.

Check out the VR Experience for an unforgettable journey to the ocean's depths in virtual reality.

  • imageDuration Required
    3 hours

Address of Hurghada Grand Aquarium

Safaga Villages Road Opposite between Magawish and Mercure Hotel, Hurghada 84511 Egypt

Opening & Closing time of Hurghada Grand Aquarium

  • Monday
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