Giftun Island The Egyptian Giftun Island is located in the Red Sea, specifically in the international city of Hurghada, about 15 km from the city's shore. Giftun Island are nature reserve visited by thousands of tourists who come from different parts of the world to visit this island, which is one of the best and most famous places in Hurghada

The Giftun Islands consist of a large island and a small island

Grand Giftun Island: It is the largest of the Giftun Group islands, with an area of ​​18 km2, and it extends longitudinally at a distance of about 11 km from the coast of Hurghada, with a coastline of 34 km at a rate of 1.9 per km2 of its total area.

Small Giftun Island: It has an area of ​​3 km2, and is located to the southeast of the large Giftun Island. Its coasts are 8 km long and are wider in the south than in the north.

The tourist importance of the island

Next to Giftun Island, there are 14 of the most beautiful diving sites in the world due to the sea water's purity and the beauty of marine life in the depths of the sea, in addition to the multiplicity of its natural resources, starting with fine sand and 

beautiful beaches. Given its great tourist importance, Giftun Island constitutes one of the pillars of the economy of The Red Sea and the national economy of Egypt because of its high economic values, which in turn generate large cash flows due to the thousands of visitors who come to it to practice different identities such as diving, swimming and recreation. Tourists in the whole world increase the least developed and most virgin places, where they prefer to enjoy them, their resources, their natural landscapes and their initial state.

Fun activities you can do on Giftun Island

You can practice a lot of wonderful recreational activities, on top of which is scuba diving, and every day sailing boats and yachts around the island, loaded with different nationalities around the world who love marine life and adventure, as there are dozens of places around the island that make you do not wish to leave this place, which is a unique area For marine creatures, rare fish, coral reefs and caves that are filled with mystery and excitement to create you unlimited fun

You can also practice snorkelling through masks and fins only, to enjoy the wonderful scenery such as mountains of coral reefs, colourful fish and some marine creatures such as turtles, moray fish or the so-called black sea snake, all from above the surface of the water while swimming.

You can also set up camps, which helps to spend some charming evenings and enjoy the magic of the picturesque nature

You can also enjoy the island through one-day trips to sit on the beach on the white sand and under the sun with your loved one or on your own. In some places, the island offers restaurants to spend a wonderful and unforgettable day.