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Itinerary: Northern Wrecks and Reefs
Dates:     7th – 15th August 2020
Aboard:   M/Y blue Melody

Cost: £714 + flights & Egyptian visa

The Vessel

M/Y Blue Melody is the third vessel in the Blue O Two Fleet and 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.

We are also extremely proud that this superb vessel was once awarded the prestigious Diver 2012 award for ‘Liveaboard of the Year’ and the Sport Diver 2013 ‘Best Liveaboard’ award.

M/Y Blue Melody is equipped with a nitrox membrane and can also cater for rebreather and technical divers.

The Itinerary

This classic itinerary allows you to take in iconic wrecks and stunning reefs across the northern Red Sea.

  • Day 1 Start the week with a check dive before heading north for an afternoon and night dive.
  • Days 2-5 Spend four days cruising the northern Red Sea. Normally you will have the opportunity to make three day dives and a night dive each day. The exact itinerary and order of dive sites will vary depending on the conditions but you can expect to visit plenty of wrecks including Thistlegorm, Dunraven, Giannis D, Carnatic and potentially even more. There is also some fantastic reef diving including the Ras Mohamed marine park, Danaba (Shag Rock), Sha’ab El Erg (famous for dolphin encounters) and the Island of Gobal.
  • Day 6 Enjoy two relaxed morning dives close to Hurghada allowing you to cruise into harbour in the early afternoon. Take advantage of an evening onshore to purchase souvenirs and enjoy Egypt’s famous hospitality before your journey home the next day.

PLEASE NOTE The itinerary above is an example of the planned route and dive sites cannot be guaranteed. All dive sites are subject to weather conditions and the final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides.

 You must have completed 20 dives in order to dive Thistlegorm.