Dive experience: Recommendation for all trips: Advanced Open Water Diver license and a minimum of 20 logged dives; except for any cruises that include the southern marine parks (Brothers, Daedalus Reef, Zabargad or Rocky) - Advanced Open Water Diver and 30 logged dives. Guests may be requested to sit out a dive if the guides assess that it is beyond their experience level.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, soft drinks, drinking water, hot drinks (e.g. instant coffee, tea), port and park fees, return transfers from local airport to the liveaboard, dives (as detailed in the trips above), nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, 2 experienced CWDS English-speaking divemasters, tanks, weights.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 125 per week), diving insurance, Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash only - international currencies).
Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks (pre-order or bring own), dive computer (US$ 47 per week), torch (US$ 31 per week), 15 litre tank (US$ 31 per week). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: The Enigma liveaboard departs from either Hurghada or Port Ghalib. Return transfers from the local airport to the departure port are provided. Individual return transfers from Hurghada to Port Ghallib are also provided when required. For more details see our Red Sea travel information section. Check in time starts at 4 pm on the first day (boat departs the next morning and late arrivals can still board until 7 am).
The last dive of the trip will be finished by lunchtime on the second last day of the trip. Check out is at 10 am on the final day (last night is spent in the harbour). Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
Non-diver rate: 20%.
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 50% of the published price.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 8 guests and 1 additional person can join the cruise free of charge, pay for 14 guests and 2 additional persons can join free of charge.
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 20 guests and 4 additional persons can join the trip free of charge (total 24 guests).
Add-on package: We strongly recommend to our Egypt clients that they consider some of the wonderful antiquities tours which can be added to your Red Sea liveaboard diving vacation to create a trip of a lifetime.
Cairo museum's pharaohs and royal mummies, the pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, a glorious cruise down the Nile to the Valley of the Kings … all the world famous attractions of ancient Egypt and more can be booked as add-on packages.