Notes: Family safaris: child 12-16 years old: 25% discount (sharing parents' cabin or kids' cabin, parents: standard price. Port and park fees US$ 156 per week. Minimum age: 12 years old. Try dives are not available.
Dive experience: To dive in the marine parks (Brothers, Daedalus Reef, Zabargad and Rocky islands), you must hold a diving license and have a minimum of 50 logged dives, elsewhere: a minumum of 30 logged dives.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, soft drinks, drinking water, hot drinks (e.g. coffee, tea), return transfers from local airport for Hurghada departures, dives (as detailed in the trips above), nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, ENOS diver location safety system, 2 experienced English-speaking divemasters (3 guides on kids' safaris), tanks, weightbelt, weights, all taxes.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (per week - BCD/regulators/dive computer US$ 52 per piece, wetsuit US$ 52), SMB, diving insurance, port and park fees: Safaga & Hurghada/Fury Shoals & Elphinstone US$ 189, St. John's US$ 210, Red Sea Northern Wrecks & Brothers US$ 162, Red Sea South US$ 242. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (credit card or cash - EUR, USD, EGP).
Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks (beer and wine), 15 litre tank (US$ 39 per week), torch (US$ 6 per week), transfers from local airport for Port Ghalib departures (see below), hotel day room/pool use. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: Firebird uses Hurghada marina or Port Ghalib for its liveaboard diving cruises. A staff representative will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall of Hurghada or Marsa Alam airport. For more details see our Red Sea travel information section. Boarding starts at 3 pm on the first day (boat departs port the next morning). Please bring 2 copies of your passport.
Hurghada departures – collective transfers from Hurghada Airport to the marina (approx. 20 mins) are provided free of charge.
Port Ghalib departures - collective transfers from Marsa Alam Airport to the port (approx. 10 mins) are provided at a cost of US$ 11 per person per way. Collective transfers from Hurghada Airport to the port (approx. 3 hours) are provided at a cost of US$ 27 per person per way.
The last dive of the trip will be finished by noon on the penultimate day of the tour. Disembarkation is at 10 am on the final day (last night is spent in the marina). Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
Non-diver rate: 10% discount.
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 for the own private cabin.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 6 guests and 1 additional person can join the cruise free of charge.
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Ask us for details.
Add-on package: Why not create the tour of a lifetime and take in some of the wonderful antiquities tours in Egypt as an add-on to your Red Sea liveaboard diving safari! Visit Cairo National Museum to see the pharoahs and royal mummies, the pyramids of Giza, and the Great Sphinx. Board a cruise down the River Nile to see the Valley of the Kings and kits amazing temples and monuments. Other activities such as 4x4 safaris, birding tours and camel ride are also available.