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Linking the Mediterranean to the Red Sea, this canal stretches more than 100 miles extending from Port Said to Port Tawfiq (near Suez), connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez and thence with the Red Sea.
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Port Said, Egypt
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

A very unique experience for about the 36-48 hours it takes to fully transit from the Med to the Red Sea. On a cruise ship you are safe towering above to surrounding shoreline. There are numerous manned and armed security posts along the canal transit....More

Thank allanriley9
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

While cruising the clear waters of the canal for my next tour of duty on a ship scheduled to pass by, you can enjoy seeing the fleet of ships in different sizes passing by going on the direction of mediterranean and indian ocean. And the...More

Thank Ahl I
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Only recommend this if it’s part of a cruise. Your Safety is paramount and the panoramic views. Be prepared the the smell and LOTS OF FLYS. Oct, Nov and Dec is the best time of year for best weather.

Thank wherewevebeen
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

It is really great to be there and see the wonderful amazing Suez Canal that connect both Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea together and sea the huge ships while moving

Thank Bohdima
Reviewed 4 September 2017

If you are in the area you shouldn't miss it, is a very good experience and one of the most famous path world wide the connection of the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea.

Thank George K
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Travelling through the worlds' longest man made Canal having 104.5 miles length and 197 feet width constructed for facilitating the tedious African Voyage was another memorable experience..The Prestigious Task of this great project being undertaken by both Egyptian and British Governments needs special mention being...More

9  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is just interesting because of what you see and you're gliding along on your ship. It was interesting waiting outside the entrance to the canal overnight, and seeing the lights of the other ships also waiting their turn. We started through very early in...More

3  Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Very good looking and experience Calming down view Wide variety of services Good place for children Nice tours by boat

Thank Ashraf E
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Suez Canal a long great day on the cruise ship. Up early with plenty to see all day, very good cruise commentary. Lots of attractions along the Suez Canal, the weather was very good.

1  Thank BuddyPeter24
Reviewed 16 May 2017

On the Cunard Queen Mary 2 on the last leg of the world voyage..... up at 5.30am to see the quite narrow bit of the canal. Beautiful sunrise. Took us until around 4pm to pop out the other side. Quite nice looking chaps with guns...More

2  Thank Jo K
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Basavaraj C H
6 November 2017|
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Response from Bohdima | Reviewed this property |
You can take the bus (super jet) from the bus station in Cairo and go to port said it is the north entrance city for the Suez Canal and you will enjoy the day there and back to Cairo by the same way but be noticed that this... More
Sameer Godse
22 August 2017|
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Response from Ayman S | Reviewed this property |
there is a regular ferry between port said and port Fuad, it takes less than 15 m, it is public and free. As I know, Nothing like a sea trip between Port Said and Ismailia. Any how I have asked one of my colleagues who... More
Sameer Godse
22 August 2017|
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Response from Colleen H | Reviewed this property |
I was on an Oceania cruise, so the Suez was just a way to get from one place to another! Your trip sounds fun! Good luck! Sorry I couldn't help.