UP NORTH

Itinerary

This safari will take you up north of the Red Sea where still few and sometimes even no boats can be seen around. Dive at Ras Abu Galum, Dahab with the Blue Hole and with Tiran and Ras Mohamed world class sites are also visited. This trip is suitable for snorkelers to join and snorkel at allowed sites.

day 1

In the evening, starting from 18:00 H (6 PM) onwards transfer to New Marina (El Wataniya) port and embark. Welcome on board, cabin arrangement and boat briefing. Permission should be ready with port authority by very early next morning then we start sailing.

day 2 to day 6

The safari starts at a nearby site for a check dive, then sail north. Near Dahab you will dive one of the highlights the dive sites of the Abu Galum National Park. Amazing fan corals, table corals, soft corals followed by a steep wall. Barracudas and jacks pass by in the blue of the Gulf of Aqaba. You will also find more ravines, walls, caves, hills and chimneys. Ras Abu Galum is a sheltered bay where you will dive incredible wall dives from both the north and the south.

Passing by Dahab you can visit famous sites like Bells, Blue Hole, Canyon, Eel Garden or the Islands. South of Dahab, within in the Nabq National Park, Gabr el Bint features a steep wall and colorful coral gardens. Two dives are possible here. These dives are among the most attractive in Sinai. Dive Gebel El Aswad, an underwater mountain only accessible by boat. It is possible to dive the wreck of the Million Hope and from there Tiran with its four famous reefs – Jackson, Woodhouse, Thomas and Gordon are not far. Back to Sharm and dive the world famous Shark and Yolanda Reef in Ras Mohamed National Park. If weather conditions allow the wreck of the Million Hope can be visited too.

day 6 & day 7

The last night will be spent at or close to port on board the liveaboard. If the guests are planning to stay in a hotel, they should arrange it by themselves as well as their own transfer to the hotel. This is usually communicated in advance. Depending on your check out and flight time return to New Marina (El Wataniya) port and disembark. Transfer to airport or hotel, disembark till 12:00 H (noontime) latest.

***The itinerary is an example so if you have a special wish for a certain place in this area just let your dive guide know. Liveaboard itineraries are subject to various unpredictable changes including weather conditions. All dives and especially some wreck dives are subject to divers experience and weather permitted. Liveaboard itineraries depends on the Egyptian Government, Coast Guard and/or Marine Police approval. Every effort is made but we can not guarantee diving at specific sites. The final decision lies with the Captain and the Guide. Safety always comes first!

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