Who created the reef for satisfaction
The tour starts and ends in Hurghada. Fascinating reefs and steep walls await the diver here. Tiran is located at the entrance to the Gulf of Aqaba and consists of four main reefs, which are connected to one another by an underwater bridge. These reefs are named after the British cartographers (Jackson, Woodhouse, Thomas, Gordon). Tiran is world famous for its extraordinary diversity of corals and their strong southwestern currents. The home of many large fish in the Red Sea.
SS. Thistlegorm - Shaab Ali: The mystical SS Thistlegorm is a must for every Egypt diver. It is a treat for wreck enthusiasts, not least because of their spectacular cargo. But it also offers a variety of fish. Schools of barracudas or large tunas and snappers are not uncommon here. As an artificial reef, it also attracts countless coral fish. The stern with its cannons, the midship and fore ship, the bow and the cargo, as well as the vehicles, the two locomotives, the tenders and the watercars are worth seeing. The currents on the wreck are moderate, sometimes strong. The visibility is generally moderate and there are often many boats on site. The best time to dive is the early morning hours.
Abu Nuhas: Also known as the “ship cemetery”. Who hasn't heard of the 4 wrecks of Abu Nuhas? This reef has more ships than any other in the area. On the north side of Abu Nuhas, the four wrecks lie on a sandy seabed. Giannis D, SS Carnatic, Chrisoula K and Kimono M. On the south side there is a safe berth for liveaboard boats.
Ras Mohamed: This is one of the world's most famous dive sites and is located at the tip of the Sinai. Two small reefs are connected by a vertical sloping wall. From Shark Reef you let the current drift along a steep wall that drops several hundred meters to Yolanda Reef. The wall is completely covered with colorful corals. On the way to Yolanda Reef you reach a plateau with small blocks and coral islands. Arrived at the Yolanda Reef you can see the scattered remains of the wreck ‘Yolanda’, which drove with a load of toilets and baths. The whole area is surrounded by an extremely large amount of fish. Here it is always worthwhile to take a look into the blue! Here it is not uncommon to have an encounter with a tiger shark, a manta ray, a longimanus or a gray reef shark.
Jackson Reef - Tiran: This is the northernmost reef and on the northern edge is the wreck of a freighter, which is seen as a clear warning to ships. The dives here are usually started from the berths on the south side and you dive north over a forest of spectacular gorgonians, fan corals, which start at around 20 to 30 meters. There are so many different types of reef fish in this dive site. The dive can also be done as a drift dive from the anchorage to the east with the reef on the left. Here you dive along a remarkable steep wall with excellent coral growth.
Woodhouse Reef - Tiran: This is the longest of the 4 reefs in the Strait of Tiran. Here you can find reef sharks and eagle rays. You dive here with the current from south to north. On the southern part of the reef, the wall is full of corals up to about 30m. There is a canyon along the reef that starts at around 25m.
Thomas Riff - Tiran: This is the smallest reef in the street and diving here is determined by the weather as the currents can be extremely strong. At the end of the vertical walls you will find a large plateau on the southeast side, which begins at about 25m. This plateau often has sharks sleeping on the sandy areas and large sea fans at the end.
Gordon Reef - Tiran: This is the southernmost of the four reefs and has a different topography from the other 3 and offers a flat plateau and drop offs. A wide variety of reef fish and large schools of groupers can be seen here and on the sandy bottom at 4 to 5 meters. There is an eel garden here. On the reef there is a lighthouse, where the wreck of the Lovilla came up, which sits almost parallel to the wreck on Jackson Reef.
Laguna reef- Tiran: This is where the wrecks Kormoran and Million Hope are located. Both wrecks are north of the Laguna Reef and the weather must be good to dive them.
The exact liveaboard route depends on the weather and the diving experience of the guests. Route descriptions are exemplary, we reserve the right to make changes!
With a length of 36m and a width of 8m, the dimensions are more than sufficient for the 20 guests, who are spoiled by 9 crew members and 2 dive guides. Since no wishes remain unsatisfied. The Blue Pearl also makes a fantastic impression from the outside. Why should divers spend the best time of their year spartan? 'There is another way' is the declared motto of Ahmed Hefni, the owner of the MY Blue Pearl: enjoy and pamper.
Accommodation in half a double cabin
Collective transfers from / to the airport are included (night transfers for a surcharge)
The Blue Pearl reserves the right to rebook the safari participants on an equivalent safari boat in adverse circumstances. It is also possible for organizational or technical reasons that guests are accommodated in a hotel on the first or last night (half-board service)
Additional charges per person
Diving safari discounts (Excluding visa & local fees)
Pay 7 people, 1 person is free (not valid for special tours, workshops and in the period 23.09.-24.11.2021)
10% discount for non-divers
Please ask for full charter prices!
Discounts cannot be combined with other discounts!
Diving requirement: minimum number of 30 logged dives!
3-4 dives usually possible daily (except on the day of arrival and departure), bottle, weights, guide
Nitrox diving is free for divers with the appropriate certification. (Pre-registration 14 days before arrival)
Nitrox course possible for a fee and prior registration
In the event of technical problems / failure of the nitrox system, there is no entitlement to reimbursement!
The following items of equipment and documents must be brought by every guest:
1. Diver pass
3. Medical certificate not older than 1 year
4. Dive computer
5. Signal buoy
6. Weight belt (also with lead-integrated jackets)
Important note about diving on the Brother Islands:
It is currently no longer allowed to stay overnight on the Brother Islands, diving activities are only allowed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. All safari ships are subject to new transitional regulations, details are currently still being negotiated with CDWS (Chamber of Diving and Watersports). Routes in which the Brother Islands are planned will be adapted to the respective valid regulations. Recourse claims due to route changes are excluded!
Full board, water, coffee, tea, soft drinks in bottles
Additional costs per person, payable on board:
Alcoholic beverages, Nespresso, canned beverages, tips for the crew
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