Northern Red Sea Wrecks & Reefs

Requirements: PADI Open Water or equivalent - minimum 10 logged dives (minimum of 20 logged dives for Thistlegorm)

itinerary-duration

Duration

7 nights

itinerary-skill

Skill level

Open Water

Northern Red Sea Wrecks & Reefs

Overview

Wreck Diving
Wreck Diving
Night dives
Night Dives
Abundant Marinelife
Rich marine life
Pristine Corals
Coral Gardens
Clear Water
Clear Water

An absolutely classic Red Sea itinerary, a liveaboard cruise on this itinerary offers the best of all worlds. If wrecks are your thing then Thistlegorm, Giannis D, Carnatic, and more should be enough to get your attention. Add some stunning reef dives at Ras Mohamed Marine Park, Danaba, and Gubal Islands, amongst others, and you have an itinerary set to please divers of all levels and experience.

Dates & Prices

What's included:
Obligatory surcharges:

*Goods & Services Tax applies to payments made on board for equipment rental, nitrox, courses, alcohol and merchandise.

Maps & Itinerary

PLEASE NOTE: The inclusion of some of the sites listed below is dependent on itinerary duration, season and other factors that may be beyond our control.

Begin the week with a check dive, then journey north for an exhilarating afternoon and night dive. Spend four thrilling days cruising the northern Red Sea, with daily opportunities for three day dives and a night dive. While the specific dive sites and itinerary may vary based on conditions, anticipate visits to numerous wrecks, including Thistlegorm, Dunraven, Giannis D, Carnatic, and more. Indulge in fantastic reef dives at Ras Mohamed Marine Park, Danaba (Shag Rock), Sha’ab El Erg (renowned for dolphin encounters), and the captivating Gubal Islands.

Conclude your adventure with two leisurely morning dives near Hurghada, ensuring an early afternoon return. Seize the opportunity for an onshore evening to purchase souvenirs and revel in Egypt’s renowned hospitality before your departure the following day.

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Your cruise director will schedule up to four dives per day; 3 day dives and, where possible, either a sunset or night dive. You can expect up to 21 dives in total, with diving days typically scheduled as follows:

  • Light Breakfast followed by a briefing and Dive 1
  • Full Breakfast, relaxation period, briefing and Dive 2
  • Lunch, relaxation period, briefing and Dive 3
  • Snack relaxation period, briefing and Dive 4, where possible
  • Dinner
Detailed itinerary

*The itinerary above is an example only and is subject to change at the time of sailing depending on local regulations and restrictions, guests’ experience, weather conditions and logistics and is at the Captain’s discretion. Adverse weather and sea conditions can affect this route which includes several overnight sailings.

Accommodation

9.52

Rated excellent

Nitrox

Surcharge

Wifi

Free

Equipment

Surcharge

Tech friendly

Yes

Blue Melody underwent a complete interior re-fit in 2008, followed by an update in early 2016.

This spacious liveaboard boasts a large dining area, separate sky lounge with state of the art entertainment system and double and twin cabins, all benefiting from en suite facilities, air conditioning and personal entertainment systems. TV’s in the communal areas are also equipped with a hard drive containing movies and TV series. A generous dive deck also makes kitting up and getting in the water a stress free experience from this beautiful Red Sea liveaboard.

9.52

Rated excellent

Nitrox

Surcharge

Wifi

Free

Equipment

Surcharge

Tech friendly

Yes

Updated in early 2016, award-winning Blue Horizon is our flagship vessel in Egypt and the benchmark for other Liveaboard vessels to follow.

With a contemporary and stylish feel, Blue Horizon takes Red Sea liveaboard diving to a whole new level and is truly deserving of the title ‘Best Liveaboard’ in the 2016 and 2015 Sport Diver awards, as well as ‘Liveaboard of the Year’ awarded by DIVER magazine in their recent industry awards.

Extras

Master Liveaboards offers a range of services to make your stay on board even more enjoyable. Marine Park & Port fees, equipment rental, Nitrox and courses can now be pre-booked and pre-paid at the time of booking your liveaboard. For our rebreather and technical diver guests, please send us your gas and equipment requests as early as possible.

7 nights
10 nights
Governmental Reef Tax (per person)
90 USD
170 USD
Goods & Services Tax*

The applicable Government Reef Tax for your itinerary will be added to your invoice at the time of booking your liveaboard holiday.

*14% Goods & Services Tax applies to all extras paid for on board.

Surcharges are subject to change at any time, and without notice.

Equipment
7 nights:
10 nights:
Full equipment set*
210 USD
315 USD
Wetsuit (5mm full-length)
60 USD
90 USD
Standard regulators
60 USD
90 USD
BCD
60 USD
90 USD
Fins (open-heel)
30 USD
45 USD
Booties
18 USD
27 USD
Mask
18 USD
27 USD
Snorkel
6 USD
9 USD
Dive computer*
60 USD
90 USD
U/W LED torch
60 USD
90 USD
Technical Equipment
Full technical set**
360 USD
540 USD
Back gas regulators (set of 2)
120 USD
180 USD
Stage cylinder regs (O2 clean)
60 USD
90 USD
Wing and harness
150 USD
225 USD
Arm slate
30 USD
45 USD

*Full recreational equipment set includes wetsuit, BCD, regulators, weights, weight belt, SMB/reel, mask and snorkel, fins, boots and snorkel only. Please note that all divers are required to dive with a computer.

**Full technical equipment set includes: Back gas regulators, Stage Regulators, Harness, Backplate and Wing

All equipment must be pre-booked to ensure availability and correct sizes, etc. are on board.

PLEASE NOTE: Prices listed above are exclusive of Egyptian GST which applies to all onboard payments. 14% GST will be added to your onboard bill for all items that have not been paid for in advance.

Cylinders
7 Nights
10 Nights
Extra 12L cylinder
60 USD
90 USD
15 Litre cylinder
60 USD
90 USD
Manifolded twin cylinders
90 USD
135 USD
Side-mount cylinder set
90 USD
135 USD
Stage cylinder with rigging
90 USD
135 USD
CCR Cylinder set
60 USD
90 USD
3L pony cylinder
48 USD
72 USD
Gases
7 Nights
10 Nights
Nitrox (single cylinder)
90 USD
135 USD
Nitrox (twin cylinders)
120 USD
180 USD
Rebreather O2 fills
90 USD
135 USD
Stage cylinders (40%-80%)
10 USD per fill
O2 scrubber (Sofnolime)
13 USD per kilo
Heliium (per litre)
0.18 USD

On-board pricing is subject to change without notice. Although we endeavour to keep information as up-to-date as possible, please be aware that, although it is unlikely, prices may be different on your cruise.

PLEASE NOTE: Cylinder rental and nitrox prices listed above are exclusive of 14% GST which will be added to items paid for onboard.

Beer
from 4 USD
Wine (per bottle)
30 USD
Tonic water
1.50 USD
Breezers
2.50 USD
Pringles/peanuts/chocolate
2.50 USD
Merchandise
prices vary

Onboard prices may be subject to change, without notice. While we endeavour to keep this information as up-to-date as possible, please be aware that, although it is unlikely, prices may be different on your cruise.

Items listed above can not be paid for in advance. Prices include GST which applies to all onboard payments. 

SSI Courses
Cost:
Advanced Adventurer
250 USD
Nitrox (EANx)
100 USD
Deep Diving
200 USD
Other SSI Specialties
On request

PLEASE NOTE: The course prices listed above are for completing the practical (diving) elements only; they DO NOT include course materials or certification registration.

Courses are subject to availability and must be pre-booked to ensure an instructor is available. The prices listed above do not include Egyptian GST which will be added to the cost if courses are paid for on board. 
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Customer Reviews

Take a look at what our customers have said about our liveaboards in Egypt

Lindsay Marsh
Lindsay Marsh
Blue Melody, Oct. 2023
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Exceptional experience with experienced and safe dive guides. The cabin, deck and kitchen crew were welcoming and a joy to spend the week with. Would highly recommend.
Marina Kunert
Marina Kunert
Blue Melody, Sep. 2023
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Crew was super welcoming and helpful from the start. Thanks for an amazing and unforgettable experience. I enjoyed my time here so much and every single person in the crew was absolutely lovely and splendid. Thanks to all!!!
Emily Blackwell
Emily Blackwell
Blue Melody, Aug. 2023
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the trip has been fantastic, Mousa and Maki have led the trip brilliantly, keeping people engaged, informed and safe. the locations we went to were well picked and fit the divers on board. will definitely do this itinerary again!
Lois Maynard
Lois Maynard
Blue Melody, Jun. 2023
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Lovely trip, made great by the staff, guides and crew. Very proffessional and a very welcome and friendly experience.
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