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Thursday, March 29, 2018   3:43 PM

Liveaboard MS Gelen - Special Trip

Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinstone liveaboard trip for only € 899, - p.P. from 12.07.-19.07.18

Lovers of big fish beware: Dive with us on the world famous reefs of the Brother Islands, Daedalus and Elphinstone with various highlights such as white tip sharks, hammerheads, thresher sharks and grey reef sharks. Gorgonian forests, colorful soft corals, breathtaking drop-offs and wrecks can also be discovered on this tour.

Liveaboard MS Gelen:
Chartered by Extra Divers, the MS Gelen can accommodate a total of 20 divers. The comfortable ship offers everything a diver needs for a successful liveaboard trip: a spacious dive deck, a sundeck with shaded areas and air-conditioned cabins (8 double cabins and 2 master suites), each with its own bathroom (shower / toilet). Meals are served buffet-style three times a day. Afternoon snacks as well as coffee, tea and water are also included in the price. Nitrox is of course free of charge for certified Nitrox divers.

Dive site:
Sharks, wrecks and wall diving, all is possible on the famous Brother Islands. The well-known thresher shark cleaning station on Little Brother, grey reef sharks, hammerheads and oceanic white tip sharks guarantee exciting dives. The spectacular drop-offs are overgrown with soft corals, as well as the two wrecks Numidia and Aida.

The large reef lies south of the Brother Islandsand impresses with intact hard corals and the popular "Clow-fish" City. However, Daedalus has become famous for its legendary hammerhead schools, which guarantee unique dives.

The reef is known for its two plateaus on the north and south side with good chances for hammerhead shark encounters. A frequent visitor among the dive boats is the oceanic white tip shark (Longimanus).

Travel dates: 12.07. - 19.07.2018
€ 899, - per person for accommodation in a double cabin
€ 980, - per person for accommodation in the double master cabin

Transfer from / to Marsa Alam airport, full board, water, tea and coffee, diving

Visa fee € 30
Flight to Marsa Alam or Hughada between about € 350-450
National Park Fee € 140 (payment on spot on MS Gelen)
Equipment rental on request
Surcharge for transfer from Hurghada to Port Ghalib

General information:
We require a valid diving license and logbook from every diver. Min. number of 50 dives needed. The max. depth is 40m. Diving with a computer is compulsory and for your own safety. The exact routing depends on the weather and diving experience of our guests. Start and end of the liveaboard trip is in Port Ghalib. Approximately 3 dives daily, limited diving on the first and last sea day (no night dives are allowed on the Brothers, Daedalus and Elphinstone). MS Gelen is equipped with 12l aluminum bottles (15l on request and with surcharge). We recommend a diving health insurance including pressure chamber treatment. The vessel is ready for boarding from about 15:00 on the day of arrival, check out on the last day at 9:00 in the morning and then transport to the hotel or airport.

Also on board:
Monika Richter from Extra Divers
Monika started diving at the age of 12 and since then she cannot imagine having a holiday without scuba diving. In the meantime, she has traveled all over the world and, in addition to her marketing activities in the diving and travel industry, also worked as a dive guide in the Maldives. In Egypt she did various liveaboard trips. The BDE tour is one of your favorite safaris, as the drop-offs around the legendary islands are always good for surprises.

Info & Booking:
More information about MS Gelen

Extra Divers Worldwide
Dive Center & Hotel Management AG

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Postfach 1152
9490 Vaduz