Wycieczka do Doliny Królów z Hurghady
Glass Boat Hurghada
Glass Boat Hurghada

Glass Boat Hurghada

Glass Boat in Hurghada – Great Adventure on the Egyptian Red Sea

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to swim among beautiful coral reefs and exotic fish? If so, a holiday in Egypt is the perfect opportunity to make your dream come true. Glass Boat in Hurghada is one of the most interesting attractions of this Egyptian resort, which allows you to get to know the underwater world without having to dive.

What is Glass Boat?

Glass Boat, as the name suggests, is a boat with a glass bottom through which you can admire coral reefs and sea creatures without going down to the water. This form of exploring the underwater world is ideal for people who do not want or cannot scuba dive.

Glass Boat in Hurghada

Hurghada is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Egypt, known primarily for its rich underwater world. The Glass Boat is a great way to experience the beauty of Egypt’s Red Sea without getting in the water. Many travel companies offer Glass Boat tours, including many options at different prices to suit the needs and preferences of customers.

During the Glass Boat tour, participants travel across the sea on board a glass-bottomed boat. Under the water you can see coral reefs and thousands of colorful fish. The guide on board provides interesting information about the underwater world and protects tourists from dangers.

How to prepare for Glass Boat in Hurghada?

Getting ready for your Glass Boat trip is simple and easy. First of all, you need to remember to buy a cream with a UV filter to protect your skin from harmful solar radiation. It is also recommended to wear comfortable swimwear and a towel in case you need to dry off after returning to land.

Advantages of Glass Boat in Hurghada

Glass Boat is a great option for people who do not want or cannot dive, and at the same time want to see the beauty of the underwater world. The Glass Boat trip allows you to admire coral reefs and exotic fish without having to go down to the water. It is also a great opportunity to see the underwater world for children and the elderly.


An Egyptian holiday is not only lounging on the beach, but also the opportunity to visit fascinating monuments, dive in colorful coral reefs, or ride camels through the desert.

It is worth noting the richness of Egypt’s culture and history and the availability of holidays for every budget. A trip to Egypt can be an ideal choice both for people looking for relaxation and for those who want to combine relaxation with spending time actively.

Tour schedule

Glass Boat in Hurghada is an approximately 3-hour tour where
you will have the opportunity to see the underwater world through the panoramic
windows of the ship. After reaching the reef, tourists are invited to the lower
deck of the ship from where they can observe the fish and the coral reef.
Then we reach the snorkeling station, where we change.
There you can snorkel (snorkeling equipment – masks, tubes, fins are
available for rent for free), sunbathe on the upper deck, take
photos. At the station there is a mini restaurant and a shop that
can be used for a fee, as well as a free small swimming pool for children.
A glass boat trip is an ideal proposition for people who do not want to
or unable to enter the sea, and would like to see the reef. The trip
starts around 10 am. The price of the trip includes transfer from the hotel and
return, as well as snorkeling equipment.
Tips, bar at the station, photos/films bought from
the photographer on board, drinks, crisps, ice cream bought in the “water
supermarket”, transfer from El Gouna, Sahl Hasheesh, Makdi Bay $5 per
person, from Safaga $10 from persons.

More photos from the glass boat

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Wycieczka do Doliny Królów z Hurghady
Wycieczka do Doliny Królów z Hurghady
Wycieczka do Doliny Królów z Hurghady

✓ transfer from and to the hotel in Hurghada
✓ snorkeling equipment (mask, tube, fins)

✓ tips
✓ bar at the station
✓ photos/videos bought from the ship’s photographer
✓ drinks, chips, ice cream bought at the “water supermarket”
✓ transfer from El Gouna $9 per person, Sahl Hasheesh, Makadi Bay, Safaga and Soma Bay – $5 per person
✓ Sometimes we sail from Makadi and Safaga, but then the price of the trip is also $20 per adult, half for children aged 6-12

✓ towels (if you will be entering the water)
✓ camera
✓ sunblock
✓ headgear
✓ own snorkeling equipment
✓ in winter (November to March) it is worth taking a warm sweatshirt, preferably with a hood
✓ in winter you can bring your own wetsuit for snorkeling
✓ no having to take a passport

Questions and answers about the glass boat cruise

What is the price of the Glass Boat Hurghada tour for children?

Children up to 6 years old go on the trip for free. Children between 6 and 12 years old pay half price.

Which port does the glass boat depart from?

The glass boat departs from New Marina, located in Sakala (the center of Hurghada), near the El Mina mosque and the fish market.

Are there any hidden costs on the tour?

Apart from the items included in the "Additionally paid" list, there are no additional costs on the trip.

What time is the departure/return from the hotel?

We usually pick up the glass boat from hotels in Hurghada between 9 and 10 am. The return from the cruise is around 13:15-14. After providing the hotel, we will confirm the exact time of departure.

When and to whom should we pay for the trip?

Payment is made during the tour.

What days does the tour take place?

The Glass Boat departs daily.

Can you really see the coral reef and exotic fish on this cruise?

Of course! The ship sails to the place where the reef is located and drifts there for some time. The underwater life windows are quite large so you can easily see the fish and the reef.

Can I pay for the trip with a different currency / card / bank transfer?

We accept payments in US Dollars, Euros, British Pounds, Egyptian Pounds. We convert the tour price at the current exchange rate and round to the nearest Euro, British Pound or Five Egyptian Pounds. We do not accept card payments.

How do I know the bus/coach that will pick me up?

The person coming for you has your room number and should give it first. If you have trouble understanding your room number, we will show it to you over the phone.

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