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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea and Middle East

Join a Red Sea liveaboard scuba diving holiday with Sportif Dive for a choice of luxury boats and Red Sea northern and southern routes covering Elphinstone and Thistlegorm amongst others. 

This fleet of eight liveaboards in four different category standards – Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum. Boats depart almost weekly from Sharm, Hurghada, Safaga, Marsa Ghalib or Hamata depending on itinerary and date. Itineraries include both the Northern and Southern Red Sea, covering an impressive choice of routes including Ras Mohammed, Thistlegorm and Rosalie Moeller, Elphinstone, Brothers, Fury and Daedalus.

M/Y Elite (Platinum Class)
Custom-designed and built to a superior standard. The MY Elite is a 38 metre boat accommodating a maximum of 24 guests in 11 twin-berth cabins and a double master suite, all with ensuite, air conditioning, free WiFi and two towels per guest. She has three sundecks, dive deck with platform, jacuzzi/hot tub, two air-conditioned salons and air-conditioned dining room and you have a spacious vessel complete with all the diving and safety equipment including two large RIBs with outboards.

M/Y Superior (Gold Class)
Measuring 36m, the Superior liveaboard offers 9 twin-berth, 2 bunk style and 1 double cabin and a compact single bed cabin comfortably accommodating 25 people. All cabins have air-con, ensuite bathrooms (WC/shower), free WiFi and two towels per guest. The spacious dining and salon areas offer air-con, DVD/TV and stereo. Outstanding menus are offered on board. There are also two sundecks, complete with jacuzzi/hot tub, and a dive deck with platform. All safety equipment meets International standards. She is also equipped with NITROX, offers technical diving and is guaranteed to carry a minimum of two dive guides. 

M/Y Asmaa (Silver Class)
The Asmaa liveaboard is a custom-built motor yacht designed with the diver in mind and comfortably accommodating 20 people in 10 twin-berth cabins, all ensuite and with two towels per guest. The cabins and salon are centrally air-conditioned and there is a large dive deck and sun deck. As with all these fleet boats, you are guaranteed a minimum of two dive guides. She is equipped with NITROX and aims to provide up to two tanks a day depending on demand. Operating from Hamata, the Asmaa liveaboard offers genuine value for money for divers looking to explore some of the best sites the Red Sea has to offer.

M/Y Snefro 5 and 6 (Bronze Class)
These twin boats measure 22m and are identical in design. Each accommodates up to 12 divers in 6 air-conditioned cabins; 2 ensuite and 4 sharing 2 bathrooms. The salon has air-con, TV, video, CD, DVD and a central music system. The dining area serves meals, snacks and drinks. Special requirements can be catered for. The diving area has two ladders off the dive platform and a Zodiac.

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Diving Conditions

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Best Time: All year.

Average Air temps: 18-35°C

Average Water temps: 18-28°C

Visibility: 15-30m

Top Dive Sites:
North  - Shaab El Erg, Abu Nuhas Wrecks (Giannis D, Carnatic, Lentil & Tile wrecks), Gubal Island, WWII British wreck Thistlegorm,Ras Mohamed National Park & Shark Reef. Rock & Zabargad Islands (Khanka wreck). South - Big and Little Brothers, Daedalus Reef and Elphinstone, St John's Fury Shoal's system.

Great Reasons to Dive on a  Liveaboard in the Red Sea

  • Variety of itinearies to North and Southern Sites.
  • Departures from Hurghada, Marsa Alam & Hamata.
  • Perfect combination of reef & wreck diving.
  • Suites, shared or singles cabins.
  • FREE Nitrox Courses & FREE Nitrox fills on certain boats.
  • Sharks & large pelagics at southern sites.



Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.

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