Dive experience: Required - a minimum of 20 logged dives are for northern routes and 30 dives for southern routes.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, water, soft drinks, hot drinks, scheduled return transfers from Hurghada Airport to the boat, dives (as detailed in the trips above), 3 experienced English-speaking divemasters, tanks, weights and weightbelts, all taxes.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 200 per trip), port fees US$ 60 per week, environmental tax US$ 80 per week, dive insurance (and standard medical insurance). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash only).
Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks and mixers, nitrox fills for certified enriched air divers (US$ 90 per tour), 15 litre tank (US$ 55 per tour), dive computer (US$ 65 per week), torch (US$ 65 per week). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: MY Blue Melody liveaboard diving charters depart from Hurghada (moored at Marriott Hotel, Old Sheraton Road) and return transfers are provided from Hurghada hotels (main city only), and from Hurghada airport. Boarding takes place at 6 pm. The first and last night of each tour are spent in port/marina. Disembarkation is at 10 am on the last day, when there is a transfer service to the local airport.
The last dive of the trip will be at around 12 noon on the penultimate day. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving. For more details visit our Red Sea travel information section.
Non-diver rate: 10% discount off the current cost (other promotional discounts still apply). Plus, non-divers receive a free cabin upgrade, subject to availability.
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional. Single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a 80% supplement of the normal published price for their own cabin.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 7 guests and receive 1 extra space free of charge in the lowest price cabin. Pay for 14 or more guests and receive 2 extra spaces free of charge in the lowest price cabin.
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 21 or more guests and receive 3 extra spaces free of charge in the lowest price cabin.
Add-on package: If you have time, we strongly recommend that you consider some of the wonderful antiquities tours in Egypt which can add a whole new dimension to your holiday. Cairo museum's royal mummies, the pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, a glorious cruise down the Nile staying in a luxury cabin, The Valley of the Kings, all of these and more can be seen in packages starting at 6 nights' duration. Other activities such as 4x4 safaris and camel tours are also available as are custom-made packages to suit your needs.