Red Sea Reefs & Wrecks

SCUBA diving in the Red Sea is more about big fish than tiny critters and macro stuff. However there are still nice nudibranchs or pipefishes to find on wrecks and along beautiful reefs

Information

RED SEA REEFS AND WRECKS

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EURO 999 + 5% GST pp

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Apr 2, 2021 to Apr 9, 2021

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Inclusions

  • 7 Nights (last night eitheron-board or in a hotel on a half board).
     

  • 6 Days of Diving, 3 - 4 dives/day with 2 dives on the last day.
     

  • Transfers for boarding and disembarking at certain times Full board.
     

  • Red wine served with dinner.
     

  • 12L tanks with air or NITROX, weights and belt.
     

  • Marine park, Port fees and environmental taxes.

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Exclusions

  • Flights
     

  • Taxes
     

  • Egyptian Visa
     

  • Diving Equipment
     

  • 15 liter tanks and any special tank requests must be pre-ordered.
     

  • Tips for the Crew.

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Additionals

  • Exchange rates are subject to change as per the rates during the time of payment
     

  • TCS @ 5% if PAN or 10% if PAN is not available - will be charged additional on the payment done from 1st October, 2020 onwards.

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Sample Itinerary

Abu Nuhas, Straits of Gubal, SS Thistlegorm, Ras Mohamed, Straits of Tiran, Ulysses and others

 

This itinerary presents the best of both worlds, where you visit famous wrecks in the northern Red Sea along with some stunning reef diving.

 

Finally the most famous wreck in the Red Sea, the SS Thistlegorm, at Shaab Ali and including a night dive on Thistle. The Thistlegorm was sunk in 1941 after being bombed by the German Luftwaffe

 

The famous horseshoe shaped reef of Shaab El Erg is a perfect example of the reefs on offer on this cruise with its beautiful hard coral garden and the chance to see dolphins.

 

Abu Nuhas has four well-known wrecks: Giannis D, Carnatic, the Chrisoula K ('tile wreck') and the Kimon M ('lentil wreck'), all offerings pectacular dives and plenty of fish life.

 

Ras Mohamed lies on the southernmost tip of the Sinai and is one of the best kept National Parks in Egypt with waters full of nutrients, steep walls going down to a depth of 1000 metres attracting a large amount of big fish and earning itself a reputation as one of the top diving areas in the world.

 

Check in usually starts after 18:00 on arrival day until late. Check out is at 10:00 on the last day

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Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • 50% of the amount to be paid to book the spot
     

  • Remaining 50% of the amount to be paid before 3rd February, 2021
     

  • 12 – 8 weeks prior: 50% payable
     

  • 8 weeks or less: 100% payable

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COVID Guidelines

  • Mandatory Covid 19 test (-ve result) conducted within 96 hours of undertaking the international journey (departure from Mumbai & Male)

  • Doctor's clearance required if you have been tested positive for Covid-19.

  • Self-Declaration Form Exemption from mandatory institutional quarantine to be uploaded to Government  Portal with approval and acknowledgement

  • All rules regarding Covid-19 and travel are subject to change as per the Local, Indian & Maldivian Government Guidelines

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Disclaimer

Orca Dive Club will not be responsible for no diving due to weather conditions, for civil unrest, terrorism, strikes, illness, epidemics, accidents, injuries, damage, loss and theft, quarantine, customs regulations, changes in flight itinerary, delays, deportation or refusal of entry by immigration authorities and in case of any cancellation or changes to itinerary by the Local Government. For qualified divers, you are expected to be able to dive to a standard as per the certification and experience requirements outlined. You are responsible for your own and your buddy’s safety during the dive.