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Red Sea liveaboard diving adventure that takes you from Hurghada to some of the Red Sea's most renowned diving sites.

This Hurghada diving safari promises vibrant marine life, stunning coral formations, and historical dive spots. Generally given the varying weather conditions and other unpredictable factors, the detailed daily schedule may change, but the incredible destinations remain constant. Moreover, here’s an overview of the places you’ll visit on this unforgettable Hurghada diving safari.

Red Sea Liveaboard Diving - Arrival and Introduction

Shortly upon arrival on the liveaboard vessel in Hurghada, our crew will warmly welcome you. Furthermore an introductory briefing will cover the journey ahead, safety instructions, and an overview of the itinerary. This is a great opportunity to meet your fellow divers and get acquainted with the amenities on board. Settling in with a sense of camaraderie and anticipation, you can look forward to the adventures that await.

Elphinstone Reef

In effect, your Red Sea liveaboard diving adventure begins at the famed Elphinstone Reef. People know the Reef for its dramatic drop-offs and rich marine biodiversity, it is a favorite among divers. The reef's steep walls are adorned with vibrant corals and teeming with marine life. Keep an eye out for the elusive oceanic whitetip sharks and hammerheads that frequent these waters. The reef’s topography provides unquestionably  a stunning backdrop for underwater photography, making it a perfect start to your diving safari.

St. Johns

Next, you’ll head south to the extensive reef system of St. Johns. As a matter of fact, people know this area  for its underwater plateaus and caves, offering a unique diving experience. Correspondingly, the diverse marine life includes everything from colorful reef fish to larger pelagics. The deep blue waters around St. Johns are mesmerizing, with the chance to see manta rays, dolphins, and various shark species. Undoubtedly, each dive here is a journey into the heart of the Red Sea's natural beauty.

Zabargad Island

Your Hurghada diving safari continues further to the enchanting island of Zabargad, known for its historical olivine mines. Diving along the southern wall of Zabargad reveals picturesque underwater passages and a unique landscape that is both mysterious and captivating. Certainly, the coral formations here are among the most beautiful in the Red Sea, and the area is home to a variety of marine species, including moray eels, octopuses, and vibrant coral fish.

Rocky Island

All in all Rocky Island offers an exhilarating diving experience with its submerged rock formations. At around 20 meters depth, you’ll traverse stunning swim-throughs surrounded by colorful corals and marine life. People know this dive for its encounters with reef sharks, leopard sharks, turtles, and a plethora of pelagic fish. The dynamic underwater scenery and diverse marine life make Rocky Island a highlight of your trip.

Marsa Abu Galawa

Another change of pace brings you to Marsa Abu Galawa, where the diving environment is more relaxed but equally fascinating. Here, you’ll explore beautiful coral gardens and observe a variety of marine life in calmer waters. This site is perfect for those looking to enjoy the tranquility of the sea while discovering the diversity of the Red Sea’s underwater world. Therefore, the vibrant corals and abundance of fish make for a serene and enjoyable diving experience.

Fury Shoal

Fury Shoal is your next destination in your Hurghada diving safari, offering a wide range of dive spots and the chance to discover unique marine inhabitants. In sum, people know the area for its pristine coral reefs, swim-throughs, and the occasional sighting of dolphins and dugongs. The diversity of Fury Shoal’s dive sites ensures that each dive is a new adventure, filled with the vibrant life and stunning seascapes that make the Red Sea a diver’s paradise.

Red Sea Liveaboard Diving - Conclusion and Return

Finally, as your 8-day Red Sea liveaboard diving adventure draws to a close, you’ll reflect on the incredible experiences and memories made. The journey back to Hurghada provides a final opportunity to bond with fellow divers and share stories of the underwater wonders you’ve explored. Upon arrival, you’ll bid farewell to the crew and your new friends, taking with you unforgettable memories and a deep appreciation for the Red Sea’s treasures.

Important Considerations - Red Sea Liveaboard Diving

Please note that this itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions, sea state, and other unforeseen circumstances. Our primary concern is always the safety and well-being of our guests, and we may make adjustments  to ensure the best possible experience.

Conclusion

Undoubtedly, this 8-day Red Sea liveaboard diving trip from Hurghada offers more than just diving; it’s a journey through some of the Red Sea’s most spectacular and diverse underwater environments. From the dramatic walls of Elphinstone to the historical intrigue of Zabargad, each site promises a unique adventure. With comfortable accommodations and a friendly, experienced crew, you’re set for an extraordinary diving holiday. Dive into the adventure and uncover the hidden treasures of the Red Sea.

In short, join us for an exhilarating 8-day liveaboard diving adventure that takes you through the vibrant reefs of the Red Sea, including Zabargad and St. Johns. Experience a world full of colors, various species, and unique underwater landscapes. As can be seen, our route covers the most spectacular diving sites in the region, including Elphinstone and Fury Shoal, where you can discover a variety of marine life alongside colorful coral reefs.

Red Sea Liveaboard Diving - Unique Diving Spots:

Elphinstone: A paradise for experienced divers, featuring stunning steep walls and the chance to spot sharks.

Fury Shoal: People don't know it only for its weightless swimming opportunities and rich marine fauna, but also including encounters with friendly dolphins in the Sataya Lagoon.

Zabargad & St. Johns: In effect, these areas offer a wealth of underwater caves and grottoes to explore, surrounded by a rich marine life.

The Dive Boat:

Our boat features 8 cabins with single beds on the lower deck, 2 cabins with king-size beds on the main deck, and 2 superior cabins on the upper deck. All cabins are equipped with modern amenities like air conditioning, private bathrooms, and mini-fridges. The salon offers a spacious dining area and a living room with entertainment options such as PlayStation 5 and satellite phone to ensure the best entertainment even above water.

Hurghada Diving Safari - Onboard Amenities Offered:

Coffee Corner: Enjoy high-quality coffee in various forms, from espresso to Turkish coffee.

Relaxation: On selected trips, we offer massages, ideal for relaxing after a day full of dives.

Water Toys: For additional fun in the water, various toys like inflatable bananas are available.

Our diving trips to the Red Sea offer not only the chance to explore some of the best diving spots worldwide but also to travel in luxurious comfort and collect unforgettable experiences both under and above water. Discover the underwater wonders of the Red Sea with us and make your diving trip an eco-friendly and exciting adventure.

Please note: This itinerary is weather-dependent and may change due to sea conditions or other unforeseen circumstances. Our priority is always on safety and the best possible experience for our guests.

  • Free DAN dive accident insurance (if the trip value exceeds 2500 USD per person)
  • Diving permits, taxes, and fees for marine parks and ports
  • Full board meals
  • Nitrox
  • Weight belt, weights, and 12-liter bottle(s)
  • Free WiFi (depending on network coverage)
  • Dive guides
    • Entry visa
    • Equipment rental, special bottle requests, shop items, etc.
    • Tips for the crew (usually about 10 EUR per day)
    • Transfer to/from the airport (round trip)
    • Diving insurance (7 EUR)
    • Additional programs
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It is recommended that you have some diving experience and certification Some dives can be challenging and require advanced skills. Please check the specific requirements for your trip.

You should bring your personal diving equipment, including mask, snorkel, and fins. Additional equipment can be rented, but it's best to reserve in advance. Don't forget to bring sunscreen, swimwear, towels, and personal items.

Yes, dive accident insurance is very important. It covers specific medical treatments that may be required in the event of diving accidents, which normal travel insurances often do not cover.

Diving sites are selected based on current weather conditions, the abilities of the diving group, and ecological protection regulations. Our goal is to provide you with the best and safest diving experiences.

The safety of divers is our top priority. If the weather does not allow diving at planned sites, alternative locations are selected or the dive is postponed.

Yes, you can bring an underwater camera. However, we ask that you respect marine life and their habitats and not use flashes that could disturb the animals.

Diving is an activity-intensive experience that requires good physical health. It is recommended that all divers obtain a medical health certificate from a doctor before participating in the trip.

Diving equipment can often be rented. However, it is advisable to arrange this in advance to ensure the correct equipment is available in your size. If you have any more questions, please do not hesitate to ask!