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), transfers from/to Hurghada or Marsa Alam airports, dives (as detailed in the trips above), 32% 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$ 166 per week), dive computer (US$ 42 per week), diving insurance, port/park/environmental fees (route dependent: from US$ 119 to US$ 197). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash only - EUR, USD, GBP, EGP).
Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks, torch (US$ 42 per week), 15 litre tank (US$ 36 per week). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: Samira Discovery liveaboard tours depart from either Hurghada or Port Ghalib. Return transfers from Hurghada and Marsa Alam airports are provided. The transfer between Hurghada and Port Ghalib takes about 4 hours. Check in starts at 4 pm on the first day (boat departs the next morning and late arrivals can still board until 5 am). For more details visit our Red Sea travel information section.
The last dive of the trip is at 10 am on the second last day of the trip and the yacht returns to port around 3:30 pm. Check out is at 10 am on the final day. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
Non-diver rate: 25% discount (cannot be combined with any other special offers).
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 their own cabin.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 10 guests and 1 additional person can join the cruise in a lower deck cabin free of charge.
Whole boat charter rate (per night): 17% discount on total price of 20 individuals.
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 holiday. 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 are here to give you the trip of a lifetime.