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Sea Serpent Grand
From USD 193 per day
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Length
43m
142 ft
Max 28
Nitrox
SSI
LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE
At a glance...
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathrooms
  • Spacious communal areas
  • Helium/oxygen blending station
  • Large boat

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The Sea Serpent Grand, as the name suggests, is the flagship of the Sea Serpent's Red Sea cruise fleet and doesn't skimp on luxury in any respect. This modern 43 metre long liveaboard is designed with speed and luxury in mind, ensuring scuba divers get between sites as quickly and comfortably as possible while maintaining stability, even in rough seas.

14 cabins are to be found on Sea Serpent Grand, which includes top-class Red Sea liveaboard diving comforts like music, a fridge / minibar and en-suite bathrooms which are large and feature multi-jet showers.

In the communal areas the saloon on the main deck takes advantage of all the space and is equipped with cutting edge entertainment equipment. Outside, a large open area provides the opportunity for soaking up the sun, or enjoying views of the Red Sea from a shaded area, both of which have ample comfortable seating and sun matresses.

Sea Serpent Grand is also the technical diver's dream. It features a helium/oxygen blending station and a Haskel pump, catering to both the open and closed circuit technical divers. 200-bar oxygen fills are provided as well as on-demand trimix, heliox and nitrox.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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More Trip Details...

Special offers: Extra terms and conditions for new bookings during the COVID reality:

  • Egypt has approved the resumption of international travel from 01 July 2020.
  • All travelers will be required to submit a traveler's declaration including a questionnaire on information on trips undertaken in the 14 days before coming to Egypt and a confirmation that the passengers have not shown any symptoms of Covid-19 or knowingly been in touch with coronavirus patients.
  • All travelers will need to have international medical insurance covering their stay in Egypt.
  • Travelers arriving from countries declared by the WHO as severely infected with Covid-19 up to the epidemic level are required to submit a recent PCR test upon entry into Egypt. The test must be done in the source country in a maximum of 48 hours prior to the travel date. The list of countries concerned will be announced on a regular basis on the WHO’s website.
  • The wearing of face masks inside airport facilities, physical distance is maintained, and the temperature of all travelers and airport staff is checked and luggage is disinfected before being placed on conveyor belts.
  • On board on safari or daily dive boats, the vessels will operate at a reduced capacity and the wearing of face masks is obligatory.
Offer expires: 30 Dec 2020

Dive experience: Recommended (not mandatory): North & Wrecks safaris - Open Water diver license and 20 logged dives; for St. Johns Reefs safaris - Open Water diver license and 30 logged dives; for Brothers, Daedalus Reef & Elphinstone liveaboard safaris - Advanced Open Water diver license and 50 logged dives.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, soft drinks, coffee, tea and water, dives (as detailed in the trips above), nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, tanks, weights, weightbelts, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (max. 10 divers: 1 DM), port and park fees, return transfers from local airport to boat.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (incl. dive computer or torch, US$ 207 per week), diving insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).

Optional extras: Torch (US$ 47 per week), 15 litre tank (US$ 47 per week), marker devices, alcoholic drinks.

How to get there: MY Sea Serpent Grand Red Sea diving cruises depart from Hurghada and Port Ghalib (Marsa Alam), and return transfers from Hurghada and Marsa Alam airports to the departure point can be arranged. Boarding starts at 5 pm on the first day (boat departs the next morning). Disembark before 10 am on the last day (last night usually on the boat in the harbour). Late arrivals or early departures can be arranged.
There are direct flights from Cairo to Hurghada (1 hr) and Marsa Alam (1.5 hrs) via Egypt Air. From certain destinations in the UK and Europe it is possible to fly into Hurghada and Marsa Alam direct. For more information see our travel information section for the Red Sea.
The last dive of the trip will be at around 1 pm on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: None

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): Add 80% to published prices.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 8 guests and 1 additional diver can join the cruise in a standard cabin free of charge (total 9+ guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Please ask us for details.

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 in duration. Other activities such as 4x4 safaris and camel tours are also available as are custom-made packages to suit your needs.


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
The Sea Serpent Grand accommodates up to 28 divers in 14 cabins: There are 10 twin bed cabins - 6 on the lower deck and 4 on the upper deck. There are 2 double bed cabins on the lower deck, and there are 2 double bed suites - 1 on the main deck and 1 on the upper deck. All cabins on thie liveaboard have private en-suite bathroom facilities.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom with hot-water jet shower and hand basin
  • Portholes on lower deck, windows on upper deck
  • Towels & bathrobes
  • Music
  • Fridge
  • Cabinet & shelves
  • Mirror
  • Reading lights
  • Bedding
  • 24-hour, 220v electricity supply
  • European-style 2-pin plugs
  • Life jackets
No. of bathrooms / showers - 15 / 16 - hot water

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Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
The crew comprises:
  • 2 Dive Instructors / Divemasters
  • Captain
  • Cook
  • Engineer
  • Maid
  • Steward
  • Masseuse
  • 4 Deck Hands
Nitrox - 2 motorised dive dinghies - Diving deck and platform with 3 access ladders, hot water shower and toilet - Separate rinse tank for cameras - Helium/02 blending station - Haskel pump - Air-conditioned saloon with TV, DVD and music players - Library with movies, magazines, novels and fish ID books - Indoor restaurant with bar - Open-air dining area - Sun deck & shaded area with sun chairs & matresses - Water dispenser

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Menu, Cuisine Type...
  • International and local cuisine are served on board, as well as a popular BBQ.
  • The menus are fixed and meals are served buffet style in the air-conditioned restaurant on the main deck.
  • Main meals consist of breakfast, lunch & dinner, with snacks in between.
  • Snacks include biscuits and fruit which, together with tea & coffee and drinking water, are complimentary.
  • Soft drinks, beer, wine and other alcoholic drinks are available for purchase on board.
  • All diets, including vegetarian and halal, can be catered for with prior notice.
  • Catering starts with dinner on the first day of the cruise.

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Technical Specifications...
  • Built in 2004, refurbished 2008
  • Size - 43.3m x 8.3m
  • Top speed - 12 knots
  • Cruising speed - 10 knots
  • 2 x 720 HP Caterpillar engines
  • 3 x 60 KW Perkins generators
  • 3 x Bauer dive tank compressors
  • Membrane enriched air nitrox system
  • 12 litre aluminium tanks with DIN fittings and international adaptors
  • Electricity 220v - 24-hours per day
  • Water capacity - 10,000 litres
  • Fuel capacity - 16,000 litres
  • Freshwater maker - 8,000 litres per day
  • Waste storage tank

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Navigation, Safety Features...
  • 2 x life rafts
  • 2 x 40 HP Yamaha dinghies
  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Sounder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • HF & VHF radios
  • Satellite EPIRB
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Emergency lights / signal devices
  • Fire alarms / detectors
  • Life jackets in all cabins
  • Fire extinguishers throughout
  • MFA box and trained staff
  • 15,000 litres of continuous flow oxygen

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