MY Blue Planet I

Boat Overview

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.

Standard Twin Stateroom

Standard Twin Stateroom

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.

Food and Drink

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.

Flights and Transfers

Blue Planet Liveaboard trips depart from either Hurghada Port or Marsa Ghalib Port. 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. On arrival you will enjoy dinner onboard before departure the following morning.

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

Diving Information

MY Blue Planet 1 cruises all routes from the North to the South taking in the most famed and sought-after itineraries from the classical Northern Wrecks and Reefs, down to the marine parks of Brothers, Daedalus, Zabargad and Rocky offering you up to 21 dives per week.

Upon arrival guests are lead aboard and receive a boat briefing whilst the evening meal is being prepared. During dinner you will have a chance to meet your fellow divers for the week and chat about the dive sites that you are likely to visit. MY Blue Planet 1 aims to leave port between 8am to 9am. The exact departure time is in the hands of the Coast Guard. Please see below the weekly schedule on MY Blue Planet 1:

Day 1: 2 to 3 dives
Day 2 to 5: up to 4 dives (No Marine Park)
Day 2 to 5: up to 3 dives (Marine Park)
Day 6: 2 dives

At Blue Planet Liveaboards there are a few limitations and some recommendations on dives, depending on the qualifications:

North and Wrecks – 20 dives, Advanced Open Water or equivalent (recommended)
St. John`s – 30 dives, Advanced Open Water or equivalent (recommended)
Marine Parks such as Brothers, Daedalus, Rocky and Zabargad require at least 50 dives and Advanced Open Water or equivalent.

Boat Only Schedule & Prices

Flight price will be confirmed at the time of booking. Boat schedules and prices are updated every few days. We make every effort to remove sold out trips and reflect up to date prices as much as possible, but you will be mindful last places may sell fast and special offers may be sold out quickly via e-news and Facebook offers.

Depart Date Return Date Route Cabin Price
20 - May 2021 27 - May 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
27 - May 2021 3 - Jun 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
3 - Jun 2021 10 - Jun 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
17 - Jun 2021 24 - Jun 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
1 - Jul 2021 8 - Jul 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
22 - Jul 2021 29 - Jul 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
29 - Jul 2021 5 - Aug 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
5 - Aug 2021 12 - Aug 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
19 - Aug 2021 26 - Aug 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
16 - Sep 2021 23 - Sep 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
23 - Sep 2021 30 - Sep 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
30 - Sep 2021 7 - Oct 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £763pp Enquire
7 - Oct 2021 14 - Oct 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
14 - Oct 2021 21 - Oct 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
28 - Oct 2021 4 - Nov 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
4 - Nov 2021 11 - Nov 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
11 - Nov 2021 18 - Nov 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
18 - Nov 2021 25 - Nov 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
25 - Nov 2021 2 - Dec 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
2 - Dec 2021 9 - Dec 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
9 - Dec 2021 16 - Dec 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
16 - Dec 2021 25 - Dec 2021 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
23 - Dec 2021 30 - Dec 2021 North & Wrecks Standard Twin Stateroom £576pp Enquire
30 - Dec 2021 6 - Jan 2022 North & Tiran Standard Twin Stateroom £814pp Enquire
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