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Dive-safari South & St.John’s

Safari to the  south of the Red Sea. Start from the port of Mars Ghalib.

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Our safari will take place in the southern region of the Red Sea and includes visits to the Fury Shoals reef system and St. Reef John’s. This is the southernmost part of Egypt. Since the area is still not accessible to tourists, the reefs here have amazing pristine beauty.

Our safari in the Fury Shoals reef system begins — a great dive spot that will appeal to all divers. There are many protected dive sites here, which makes diving safe even in difficult weather conditions. We will visit such reefs as Shaab Claude, Abu Galawa Soraya, Shab Sharm, Wadi Gamal. Rugged tunnels and caves await you reefs, magnificent walls covered with various types of soft and hard corals, huge porite corals and schools of colorful fish, butterflies and fish — angels — the permanent inhabitants of these waters. Coral gardens are also home to turtles, and in season you can find large flocks of carancas and tuna.

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All this abundance attracts predators here — longimanus sharks (Oceanic White-tip), silky sharks and, of course, white-tip reef sharks.

Moving further south we will visit a cluster of small St. Reefs Johns. This is one of the most worthwhile diving spots in the Red Sea!

Habili Ali reef covered with giant gorgonians and black corals is famous for a great opportunity to meet gray reef and silky sharks. On the western side of the reef, flocks of hammerhead sharks are more likely to meet.

Habili Gafaar is another delightful reef entirely covered in soft corals. Flocks of snappers, butterfly fish, and barracudas scurry around. And if you’re lucky, then in the blue of clear waters you can see long-winged sharks and manta rays.

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The next, rather large reef Gota Kebir, is famous for its tunnels and the southern plateau where you can meet barracudas. There is also a chance to see manta rays.
And finally, Gota Soraya is probably one of the best reef walls of the Red Sea, permeated by passages, caves, holes, ledges and breaks, which are chosen by glassfish and many corals. This place is popular as among shark divers as white-tips and black-tips reefs, longimanus and hammerhead sharks are most often found in this place.

The abundance of life, bright colors and excellent visibility (up to 30 m) make diving on this route unforgettable! And if you have a camera you have a great opportunity to replenish your collection with wonderful macro as well as photo of sharks.

And on board our wonderful yacht you will also not have to be bored! You will find cozy cabins, excellent cuisine, water activities and fiery parties!

Our safari program includes 3-4 dives per day, including night dives.

All dives depend on the skills of divers, weather conditions and the strength of the currents in the dive sites.

During our safari, you can also take courses in the following specialties:

  • Underwater Navigator
  • Deep Diver
  • Enriched Ear Diver

and Advanced Diver Course

Cost of the program from 1100 Eur per person

Included:

Return transfer Hurghada Airport — Marsa Ghalib Port

Safari:

  • Shared cabin 7nights/6 days on a liveaboard
  • Meals — full board, soft drinks, water
  • Cylinders 12 lt, weights
  • Diving Guide Services
  • Nitrox
  • Marine Park fees

 

Not included:

  • International flight
  • Diving Insurance
  • Rental of 15 l of cylinders
  • Equipment rental
  • Alcohol and other excesses
  • TIPS
  • Courses

 

Those wishing to take the course must inform about this in advance, no later than 2 weeks before the start of the safari.

Documents and information required for booking:

Copy of your passport

Certificate No., qualification and training organization (PADI, CMAS, SSI, etc.) or a copy

Number of recorded dives in open water, maximum dive depth, date of extreme dive

Mandatory requirement for all safari participants.

  • Be a certified diver and have at least 20 registered dives. Participants with fewer dives are allowed only with the personal consent of the organizer of the safari.
  • Have and be able to use SMB — Surface Marker Buy

Prepayment: 30%

Interesting and safe dives!

 
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