Hurghada Grand AquariumShow on map (0 comments)
Take a 1.5 – 2 hour tour to experience the aquatic treasures of the Red Sea in glass. Hurghada Grand Aquarium is an ideal family day outing where you can get a close up glimpse of over 100 animals including: nurse shark, stingrays, green sea turtle and eagle rays in addition to different species of reptiles and birds displayed in 24 galleries.
Between Magawish Village Resort and Mercure hotel on Hurghada – Safaga road
7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Last entry allowed at 6 p.m.
Pricing and Booking
Booking in advance is preferred. To book online, visit Hurghada Grand Aquarium’s official website, click “Reservation” enter the details required and you will get a voucher that you will be asked to provide upon arrival; online payment is not available.
Foreign Residents: $20.00 for adults / $10.00 for children between 3 and 10 years of age (10% off for online booking)
Tourists: $30.00 for adults/ $15.00 for children between 3 and 10 years of age (15% off for online booking)
Hurghada Grand Aquarium is Divided into
Rainforest: the lighting, sounds, rainfall and whole atmosphere will make you feel as if you’re amid a real life tropical rainforest. You will have the opportunity to feed the fish
Mini Zoo: this is the first only zoo in Hurghada and the surrounding towns
Fossil Exhibit: where you can see skeletons of whales that were discovered Whales Valley (Wadi Al-Hitan) in Al Fayyum, Egypt (150 KM from Cairo)
Marine Aquarium: different species of fish well show-cased in small tanks with labels that have basic information on each fish specie
Underwater Tunnel: where you will be surrounded by tens of aquatic treasures in a more than magnificent scene
Fresh Water Aquarium: where you will get the chance to watch live show performed by divers and sharks
Traditional Arabian Tent: the place to experience Bedouin life style
Aquarium Café: where you can get a drink or a snack
You Should Know That
Smoking inside the Aquarium is not allowed.
Food and beverages (alcoholic and non alcoholic) are not allowed inside the Aquarium. However, there are picnic tables and benches around the parking area where you can have your meal.
Pets are not allowed. However, service dogs are allowed.
Photography is allowed provided that you don’t use flash.
Tour guides are available upon request.
Private special events can be celebrated in the Aquarium with prior planning.
Professional photographers are available for extra charges upon request. Photographer will be with you during the whole tour and will take as many pictures as you want. By the end of your tour, you will be shown all the pictures that have been taken and you can decide which pictures to purchase.