Red Sea & Middle East - Liveaboards
A Red Sea scuba diving holiday offers some of the most amazing dive conditions year round for all types of diving - both shore based, boat diving or on one of our specially selected liveaboards. Red Sea dive holidays offer the best value and are perfect for non-divers too.
Egypt is the Land of the Pharaohs, with abundant historical sites to visit and is the perfect paradise for year round diving holidays. The choice of hotels is vast and there is something to suit all tastes and budgets. Why not explore some of the ancient sites with an excursion to see the Pyramids or Tuthankhaun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
The crystal clear warm water and some of the best and most established dive centres in the world to choose from, make Egypt a wonderful experience for both first timers and annual ‘pilgrims’ alike. Each destination offers it own special character and variety of diving.
Red Sea Luxury Aggressor - Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East
This luxury 5* Red Sea liveaboard from Aggressor provides some of the highest standards of service and comfort at your favourite diving spots in the Red Sea. Enjoy amazing visibility, soft corals that will take your breath away and over a 1000 species of fish with over 200 unique to the area. Also home to several WWI wrecks with many artifacts still onboard. Plus the eduring warm weather of the Red Sea makes for a perfect diving holiday.
The liveaboard is moored at Port Ghalib just a short 10 minute transfer from Marsa Alam airport or 2 hours from Hurghada airport.
120' boat offering 10 en-suite deluxe and master staterooms. All staterooms are air-conditioned with ensuite WC, showers, sinks, bathrobes and hair dryer. Bed linen is changed as requested and fresh towels are placed in each stateroom as needed.
Deluxe Staterooms (1 - 8) each have two single beds measuring 32" x 78", a porthole view, mirrored wardrobe and private ensuite bath.
Master Staterooms (9 & 10)
One queen bed, 62" x 78" inches, port hole, mirrored wardrobe, bathrobes, hairdryer, fresh towels, AC units, private ensuite bath.
Meal plan: 7 nights on board including all meals and beverages. Breakfast (cooked to order), buffet lunch and dinner with table service are served daily. In addition, fresh mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks, beverages (including soft drinks, local beer and wine) are complimentary on board.
Up to 5 dives per days and night diving when available. Filled tanks, weights and weight belts are included. All diving is from 2 skiffs that carry 10 divers on each for quick access to the dive sites. The water temperature is usually between 23 - 29C (74 - 84F) so a 3mm wetsuit is recommended in the summer months and 5mm in the winter. Equipment arranged in advance of your arrival onboard and is at an additional charge.
Brothers/Daeldalus/Elphinstone Head 9 hours aboard your luxury liveaboard to these iconic diving destinations. As pinnacle islands you can explore the plummeting walls heading down hundreds of feet. The open ocean attracts big fish such as rays, sharks and and other large pelagics including Grey Reef shark, Thresher and resident Hammerheads. At certain times of year you can spot Oceanic white tips. On Big Brother there are two wrecks, Aida and Numidia. One night dive is also offer on the itinerary but this is not possible to take it at the Brothers due to Egyptian Government regulations. As an alternative, an early dawn dive is offer each morning before breakfast.
Southern Route Itinerary Diving in the southern Red Sea off the Egyptian coast offers extensive reef and coral gardens such as Sha'ab Claudia plus interesting coral tunnels and caverns for exploration. Fury Shoal's offers some of the best exposed reef and wall dives well know for attracting large pelagics. Sha'ab Mansour and Sataya dives are often accompanies by schooling barracuda, big-eye travellay and sharks. Dolphin Reef at Sataya is a lovely coral lagoon where you can snorkel with the residen Spinner Dolphin Pods and is offers sheltered bay conditions for night diving.
Two Itineraries are available, alternating weekly:
All charters are Saturday to Saturday and subject to change
Taxes/Fee/Transfers: Please note there is a Port Fee on arrival of USD $39 per person plus a Marine Park fee of USD $52 per person for the Brothers itinerary or a USD $105 for the Brothers/Daedalus. These fees are paid onboard the yacht and may be paid by Visa, Mastercard, or cash (US Dollars).
Best Time: All year.
Average Air temps: 18-35°C
Average Water temps: 18-28°C
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