Notes: These are the cruise requirements: to North & Wrecks/or St. Johns Reefs - Open Water license and 30 logged dives; to Brothers, Daedalus Reef & Elphinstone/ or Red Sea South - Open Water license and 50 logged dives (Advanced certification is recommended).
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, water, soft drinks and hot drinks, return transfers from local airport to boat, marina fees, dives (as detailed in the liveaboard trips above), nitrox fills for certified enriched air divers, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (10 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, 15 litre tank for return customers, all taxes.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 148 per week) (must be ordered 1 week in advance), diving computer (US$ 38 per week), dive insurance, safari package (includes: Egypt entrance visa, meet and assist, fuel surcharge, harbour fees, permission fees, marine park fees and taxes) - 7 nights US$ 301, 10+ nights US$ 329, SS Turkia trip surcharge US$ 55.
Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash only).
Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks, torch (US$ 38 per week), 15 litre tank (US$ 38 per week). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: MY Golden Dolphin IV departs primarily from Port Ghalib or Hurghada. Return transfers are provided from nearby hotels and from Hurghada and Marsa Alam airports to the departure point. Check-in time is 6 pm (boat departs next morning). Final check-out on the morning of the last day is at 10 am (last night may be spent on board in the harbour or at a hotel depending on the itinerary). The last dive of the trip will be at around 12 noon on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
For more details see our travel information section for the Red Sea. A day room can be arranged for arrival or departure day at an additional charge.
Non-diver rate: 25% off the published price.
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 25% to the published price in low season and 50% in high season (1 Apr-13 Jul and 19 Sep-30 Nov).
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 7 guests and 1 additional person can join free of charge. Pay for 15 guests and 2 additional persons can join free of charge. Pay for 22 guests and 3 additional persons can join free of charge.
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 25 guests and 3 additional persons can join free of charge.
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.