Astronomy Centre

A small mountain top of Marsa Alam calls for the ultimate showdown of desert stargazing nights. A desert night is perfect place to enjoy open sky and star twinkling nights.

This centre is an Eastern Desert attraction. No Desert Safari is complete without a visit to Astronomy Centre. The presentation includes computer animation and life colour pictures depicting star signs and mythologies surrounding it, making it such an interesting entertainment for every would be astronomer.

Address:               Km 23, Marsa Shagara – Marsa Alam

Presentation Period: 3 hours

Material Used:       Wide Screen Projector

10 inch Telescope

Life Colour Pictures

Opening Hours:     7:00 am – 10:00 pm

Popular Hours:      3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Busiest Days:        Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Accessibly By:       4 wheel drives

Distance:              2 hour drives

Fees:                    200 EGP

Hotels Nearby:

At 30 km away-

  • Jaz Grand Resta: Km 65 Quoseir Marsa Alam Road, Coraya Bay
  • The Three Corners Sea Beach Resort: Red Sea, Coraya Beach
  • Steigenberger Coraya Beach Resort: Madinat Coraya, KM 67 Al Quseir – Marsa Alam Road, Coraya Bay
  • Royal Tulip Beach Resort: 17 K South Marsa Alam Airport, Port Ghalib
  • Marina View Port Ghalib Hotel: Quseer Marsa Alam Road, Port Ghalib, Port Ghalib
  • Sunrise Marina Resort Port Ghalib: Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam, Port Ghalib
  • The Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza Beach Resort: Marsa Alam, Marsa Alam
  • Jaz Lamaya Resort: Madinat Coraya, KM 67 Al Quseir – Marsa Alam Road, Coraya Bay

However, some hotels are preferred even with 200 km away such as,

  • Hilton Marsa Alam Nubian Resort: KM 97 Quseir Marsa Alam Road, Abu Dabab
  • Brayka Bay Reef Resort: Marsa Alam Main Road, Marsa Alam
  • Concorde Moreen Beach Resort: 92 Marsa Alam – El Qusair Road , Abu Dabab
  • Rohanou Beach Resort: 10 KM From El Qusier – Marsa Alam Road, Quseir

Meet the myriad stars shining down upon you in the middle of Eastern Desert of Marsa Alam. Call NILE HOLIDAY to book your desert trip with Astronomy Centre…

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