Check in at Johannesburg International airport at 18h00 for your flight to Cairo departing at 21h45.
On arrival in Cairo at 05h35, stay in transit for your flight to Hurghada. Met at Hurghada airport on arrival and transfer directly to Liveaboard. Once the check in procedure is complete i.e. dive gear unpacked, safety briefings complete & all guests on board the Liveaboard will depart. In the event of late arrivals, the Liveaboard may return to port after the check dive to collect remaining guests or alternatively only depart the following day.
The luxury Liveaboard offers 5* service, exceptional cuisine, a friendly crew and unlimited diving opportunities.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily and tea, coffee, soft
After 2 dives, return to the port and overnight on the Liveaboard. The evening can be spent shopping and exploring Hurghada. Dinner is provided on the Liveaboard.
Check out of the Liveaboard after breakfast (by 10am)
OPTION 1: Hurghada
Spend the day at leisure, before transferring to the airport for your evening flight to Cairo, departing Hurghada at 20h00. On arrival in Cairo, stay in transit for your flight to Johannesburg departing at approx. 23h10.
OPTION 2: Cairo
Transfer to the airport in the morning for the flight to Cairo departing at approx. 08h35. Met on arrival at 09h40 and embark on the ½ Cairo Day Tour (Pyramids and Sphinx). After the tour, check into a day-use hotel room. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Transfer to the airport at early evening for your flight back to Johannesburg departing at approx. 23h10. (Meals at own cost)
Arrive in Johannesburg at approx. 07h10.
Bucket List Diving Sites
The famous SS Thistlegorm World War II wreck is one of the highlights of this cruise. The SS Thistlegorm sunk in 1941, having been bombed by the Germans while on a mission to deliver a cargo of trucks, motor bikes, ammunition and war materials to the British troops in North America.
Ras Mohamed National Park
Ras Mohamed has been described as one of the best diving sites in the world. Located at the tip of Sinai, famous for its breath-taking walls rich in soft and fan corals and populated with huge shoals of fish. Nutrient-rich sediments from the Golf of Aqaba attract many fish species and also feed the coral polyps creating a paradise for divers.
Abu Nuhas Wrecks
Dive the famous wrecks of Abu Nuhas, the Ships Graveyard. This reef lies close to the ship-lane toward the Suez Canal and has claimed more ships than any other in the Red Sea. The wrecks are very scenic, covered in corals and they are fantastic for photography, especially the Carnatic, having sunk in 1869.
The Brother Islands
two undersea mountains about 50 nautical miles off-shore, form part of a Marine Park and offer breathtaking underwater scenery, wall diving along their entire perimeter