MY Blue Planet I - Red Sea

  • Blue Planet 1
  • Boat
  • Boat Blue Planet
  • Back of boat
  • Boat 1
  • Dive Deck
  • Dive Deck From Side
  • Front of the boat
  • Dining Area
  • Zodiac
  • Sitting area
  • Sun Deck
  • Corridor

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MY Blue Planet I is the baby of the fleet and offers the chance to dive in a smaller group, or for a truly memorable experience grab your dive buddies and book a full charter with an itinerary of your choice. Measuring 27m this lovely boat takes divers to the iconic dive sites of the North.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Twin cabin share
  • Full board
  • Coffee, tea, water, soft drinks
  • Up to 4 dives per day
  • Tanks & weights
KEY HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Accommodates up to 15 guests
  • Ideal for smaller groups
  • Charging stations & rinse tanks
  • Refurbished dive platform with showers
  • Partially shaded sundecks & sunbathing platforms
  • Lounge & dining areas with TV, DVD & CD player
DEPARTURE DATE LIVEABOARD BOAT SAFARI ROUTE i CABIN PORT PRICE

Although the baby of the fleet, MY Blue Planet 1 is fast, spacious, and beautifully fitted out. This boat is ideal for smaller groups wanting to explore the Northern Red Sea from Hurghada. Built in 1999 and fully refitted and upgraded in July 2013, the 27 metre Blue Planet 1 is a popular choice for groups and individuals with its friendly crew and exciting itineraries such as North and Wrecks, and North and Tiran.

MY Blue Planet accommodates up to 15 guests in 8 cabins, all with ensuite facilities and air conditioning. There is a comfortable lounge and dining area equipped with TV, DVD and CD player, and outside the spacious shaded cushioned sun deck and two sunbathing platforms allowing ample space for relaxation. The well-designed and recently refurbished dive platform offers a charging station for torches and camera batteries, equipment rinsing facilities and on deck showers.

Twin Bed Cabin Lower Deck

Twin Bed Cabin Lower Deck

Facilities

  • Twin beds
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom

Blue Planet 1 offers 8 twin bedded cabins, all with en suite bathrooms and air conditioning. These can be adapted to double beddded cabins if required.

The Red Sea lies between Africa and Asia and is surrounded by desert. The warm waters, minimal rainfall and sunny days attract travellers from all over the world. The diving season is year-round with visibility averaging 30m. From December to February, the nights can be cool, with warm, balmy nights in the summer months. July and August are the hottest months. In winter, there can often be a breeze.

There are over 1200 species of marine life that can be found in the Red Sea, the most common are clown fish, moray, turtles, napoleon, and parrot fish. Add to this world-famous wrecks, sharks, dolphins, pristine corals and even the elusive dugong, and you have a diving destination that has something wonderful around every corner. Reefs team with life, a kaleidoscope of colours sure to impress every diver, with the clear waters attracting underwater photographers along with beginners and those wanting to try their hand at technical diving, and of course shipwreck enthusiasts.

Average temperatures in Summer (April-October):
Air 26-30°c / Sea: 27-31°c

Average temperatures in Winter (November-March):
Air 22-24°c / Sea 23-25°c

Trips depart from either Hurghada Port or Marsa Ghalib. We can arrange flights into both Hurghada Airport and Marsa Alam Airport from a selection of airports in the UK, the flight time is around five and a half hours.

Transfers between the airport and the boat will be included within your package.

A Visa is required for entry into both Hurghada and Marsa Alam.

The Egyptian Pound is the currency in Egypt however euros and sterling are widely accepted in small denominations.
The time difference is GMT + 2 hours.
The calling code is +20
The plug type is C & F / 220v voltage
Please follow this link for up-to-date health advice and details of any vaccinations that are required before travel
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/egypt

Your package is full board and provides 3 freshly prepared meals per day, assorted snacks between dives, soft drinks, water, tea, and coffee. Meals are served buffet style. The breakfast usually consists of bread, toast, pancakes, jam, honey, and yogurt, different variations of eggs, Nescafe, and tea.

For the main meal, chicken, beef, or fish will be served as well as rice, noodles, potatoes and different kind of vegetables and salads. For dessert there will be puddings, cakes, or fruits on offer. During the safari there is Nescafe, tea, water, Cola, Sprite, and juices available free of charge. The catering starts with the dinner on the first day and ends with the breakfast on the last day.

Alcohol is not included within the package however you can buy local wines, beer, mixers, and diet drinks onboard. Guests cannot bring their own alcoholic drinks to the boat.

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