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MV Odyssey
From USD 181 per day
132 ft
Max 26
At a glance...
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathrooms
  • Sundeck Jacuzzi and massage table
  • Open Water Diver course available onboard
  • Large boat

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The flagship of the Seafari fleet, the Odyssey is a comfortable 40m Red Sea liveaboard boat that was purpose built by the owners. Seafari is an international dive operator that has over 30 years experience managing several boats in Egypt. Odyssey can accommodate up to 26 people in 13 cabins.

All the cabins on board take advantage of the spacious hull and are furnished with modern fittings. En-suite facilities and individually controlled air-conditioning are standard. There are double bed and twin bed cabins available. The sun deck features long chairs for guests to enjoy the sunshine, and a Jacuzzi to cool off in after a full day of scuba diving. A massuese service is also available. The upper deck is where you will find the spacious air-con lounge with TV, music, board games.and fish books, as well as the main open air social air with plenty of seating benches and tables. The main deck houses the dining room and dive deck. The food onboard is said to be amazing.

Diving operations are conducted from 2 motorised Zodiacs. There's also free nitrox available, a camera table and charge points, rinse tanks and a bathroom. Some itineraries offer the possibility to set foot on land to visit historic lighthouses, and there are beautiful walks in the late afternoon to enjoy the sunset.

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster Atakalam Alarabiya  Divemasters parlant Francais

Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster Atakalam Alarabiya  Divemasters parlant Francais

More Trip Details...

Dive experience: Requirement - Brothers, Daedalus Reef & Elphinstone, Tiran, Golden Loop, Rocky, Zabargad, St John’s: N2, CMAS**, Advanced or equivalent, + 50 logged dives; North, Fury Shoals: N1, Open water, CMAS*. Guided supervsion will be required for divers with less than 20 logged dives. Egyptian law limits the maximum recreational dive depth to 40 metres; dive computer, or depth gauge and watch, are mandatory for all, surface marker buoy and flash light are mandatory. Proof of dive cetification and diving logbook are mandatory.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, water, soft drinks and hot drinks, round trip transfers from Hurghada or Marsa Alam airports or local hotels to the boat, port fee, dives (as detailed in the trips above), nitrox fills for certified enriched air divers, 2-3 experienced English-speaking divemasters, 12 litre tanks (DIN & Int.), weights and weightbelts, all taxes.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 130 per trip), dive computer (US$ 33 per week), SMB, torch (US$ 16 per week), diving insurance, national park fees (US$ 43). Guided supervsion for divers with less than 20 logged dives (US$ 5 per dive). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash - EUR, USD, GBP, or credit card).

Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks, 15 litre tank (US$ 33 per week), private guide. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Note: prices of items purchased onboard are subject to change.

How to get there: MY Odyssey cruises depart from Hurghada or Port Ghalib and roundtrip transfers are provided from nearby hotels and from Hurghada and Marsa Alam airports to the departure point. For more details, including airlines, see our travel information section for the Red Sea. Guests are welcomed outside of the arrival hall, after passing customs and baggage claim. Boat staff will be waiting for you with a “SEAFARI” signboard. All buses are recent models, air conditioned and, for long distance transfers, a snack, mineral water and fruit juice are provided. For long distance rides guests may be asked to wait for other participants to form collective transfers. During long waits, guests are invited to the Seafari villa in downtown Hurghada with air-conditioned lounge, wifi, a small terrace, toilet. Water, tea and coffee available at your discretion. Nearby: shopping, bars and restaurants, beach and promenade. Journey times -> Hurghada Airport - Hurghada Marina: 20 mins, Hurghada Airport - Marsa Ghalib: 3 hours, Marsa Alam Airport - Marsa Ghalib: 15 mins.
The first and last nights of the diving tour are spent in the harbour. Guests arrive and board on the first day from 6 pm onwards. The last dive of the trip will be at around 8 am on the penultimate day and the boat returns to port at around 3 pm. Guests check out at 8 am on the final day. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving. Private transfers and 'day use' hotels can also be reserved.

Non-diver rate: US$ 54 off the published price (also applicable to groups and full charters).

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 70% of the published price for their own cabin.

Dive clubs and group discounts: 3 guests sharing a cabin: US$ 54 discount per person.
Pay for 10 guests and 1 additional diver can join the cruise free of charge.

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 24 guests and 2 additional persons can join the cruise free of charge (total 26 guests).

Add-on package: If you have time, we recommend you consider some of the wonderful antiquities tours in Egypt, to add a whole new dimension to your vacation.
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 visited in tour 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.

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster Atakalam Alarabiya  Divemasters parlant Francais

Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
There are 13 cabins on this Egypt liveaboard. The upper deck has 1 twin bed bed and 1 double bed cabin with additional single bed (not available to single travellers), the main deck has 4 double bed cabins with additional single beds, and the lower deck has 7 twin bed cabins. All the cabins feature private en-suite bathroom facilities. The double bed cabins with additional single beds are not available to single travellers on 'twin-share' basis.

All the cabins have:
  • Individually adjustable air-conditioning
  • Private bathroom with hot water shower and hand basin
  • Toiletries, bath and beach towels, and bathrobes are provided
  • Portholes on lower deck, windows on upper deck
  • Reading lights
  • Wardrobe, mirror and shelves
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bedside cabinet
  • Bedding and luggage space
  • 24-hour, 220v electricity supply
  • European-style 2-pin plugs
  • Life jackets, fire extinguishers & smoke alarms
No. of bathrooms / showers - 13 / 13 - hot water

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster Atakalam Alarabiya  Divemasters parlant Francais


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