Whether you’re an adventure seeker or a peaceful sunbather…you’re sure to find something that suits you in El Gouna! We’ve compiled a list of the top 99 things to do in El Gouna – from camel riding, to finding Nemo; kitesurfing to swimming with dolphins – you will literally have the time of your life!

1. Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing in El Gouna

As one of the most popular watersports in El Gouna, you won’t be short of places to learn how to kitesurf. Head to Mangroovy beach and book yourself onto one of the fun courses here. Once you’ve got your equipment, head into the warm water and listen carefully to the instructors, as they guide you through what you need to do to stay up and take full advantage of the wind blowing overhead. Once you’ve learned the basics, you will be able to take over and practice harnessing the wind, which will pull you across the water. Once you’ve mastered this one, why not try some of the other fantastic water sports available in El Gouna.


2. Sliders Cable Park

This unique water sports centre is a great place to learn how to wakeboard and waterski without the need for parachutes or sails, as the cable rigs pull you along the water, allowing you to get your balance and when you’re ready, there are numerous jumps that you can try and make. These will launch you into the air, helping you to maneuver your body to do twists and turns whilst airborne. This simple yet ingenious approach is ideal for beginners and also perfect for professionals looking for a bit of fun without the need for wind or a speed boat.


3. Sailing

Sailing in El Gouna

Sailing is the ideal activity to enjoy during your holiday to the Red Sea coast but you will have the option of either being a passenger on a sail boat, like the luxurious catamarans or learning to sail for yourself by taking one of the fantastic courses aimed to make you a master at this excellent sport. Courses are available for both adults and children, so no matter what your age, you can learn how to control a boat by using its sail in the wind. This is a great way to build upper body strength, get active and learn something new that you won’t forget.


4. Snorkelling

If you want to experience the undersea world of the Red Sea but don’t fancy getting too out of your depth by diving then why not stay closer to the shore and try snorkelling. As long as you are a capable swimmer, you will get the chance to see some of the amazing sea life that includes rays, fish and turtles. The sea is crystal clear, so you won’t have trouble seeing through the water. It also means that you won’t need to wear heavy diving equipment, which can be quite scary if you’ve never dived before. There are many snorkelling spots to take advantage of and you won’t have a problem buying some quality snorkelling gear for a great price.


5. Horse Riding

Horse Riding in El Gouna

As well as camel riding, you will also get the chance to try horse riding, whether you want to do it on the beach or through the desert. These beautiful horses are well trained and very friendly but always take care when approaching them. As soon as you are saddled up and ready to go, you will head out and start exploring the area. The horses are tall putting you in a conveniently high position allowing you to see more. Just make sure you hold on tight and control your horse when required. It’s a fun experience especially for the older children.

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