Grand Sea Explorer

At 134 feet, the new luxury vessel, MV Grand Sea Explorer, is intended for pampering and a level of service found nowhere else in the Red Sea. She is stable, spacious, and offers smooth cruising. Accommodating up to 22 divers, this lovely vessel has 14 staterooms split into two very large suites, 2 double cabins and 10 twin cabins. All rooms feature air conditioning, stereos, personal fridges, and an en-suite bathrooms with jet showers. There is plenty of space onboard, both on the dive deck and on the extensive main deck salon with separate dining area. On surface intervals, divers can unwind on the covered sun decks, watch movies or listen to music on the latest entertainment systems, or use the free WIFI to share their Instagram-worthy day.

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he MV Grand Sea Explorer is specifically designed for divers looking for a modern and a well-built vessel for cruising between dive sites. The huge waterline-level dive deck can accommodate all 22 divers with individual seating stations and 3 professional guides will be in the water on each dive. Customized for effortless diving, the MV Grand Sea Explorer is fully licensed to cruise the entire Egyptian Red Sea and offers multiple itineraries to do so. Plus, certified divers will also receive free Nitrox for their trip.

The Red Sea’s crystal clear visibility allows you to discover the dazzling reefs which are unsurpassed elsewhere in the world. Underwater explorations are punctuated by sightings of thresher sharks, mantas, whale sharks, oceanic whitetips, and schooling hammerheads. Each dive you’ll learn to expect the unexpected.

The Grand Sea Explorer will depart primarily from Port Ghaleb, Egypt in 2019, and then will move to Hurghada, Egypt in 2020. This unique itinerary offers 7 nights/8 days of diving in 3 famous Red Sea regions. You will explore the revered Brothers Islands, Daedelus Reef and Elphinstone Reef. All part of the Red Sea’s protected Marine Parks, these islands are an oasis of sea life.

Brother’s Islands 
The two Brother’s Islands are a remote and low-lying volcanic group. Tops of mighty underwater mountains, these pinnacles offer extraordinary wall diving along their entire perimeters attracting large pelagics. Oceanic whitetips, hammerheads, and schools of tuna can be seen cruising by. A forest of soft corals sprawls over the dive sites, creating a breathtaking underwater scene.

Daedelus Reef 
180km South of Brother’s Islands, lies the even more remote Daedelus Reef. Protected in 1986, it is an isolated lighthouse surrounded by an oval reef. Drop below the surface and you will find some of the most stunning diving in the Red Sea. Typical of Daedalus are its huge and pristine hard coral walls and the possibility of spotting schooling hammerheads. Thresher sharks, mantas and whale sharks are spotted here too.

Elphinstone Reef
Legendary is the word used to describe Elphinstone Reef. The last standalone reef, this is the final stop of the Red Sea itinerary. Its North and South plateaus and walls are covered in vibrant soft corals, and hammerheads and grey reef sharks are regularly seen on dives. Susceptible to currents, Elphinstone is your best chance to see Oceanic Whitetips and many other blue water pelagics.

To maximize the time divers will be able to explore these mesmerizing regions, up to 4 dives will be offered daily (depending on season), and all diving is done from the ease of 3 dive tenders. From May through September, up to 4 dives a day are offered. From October through April, 3 dives a day are offered due to shorter days and less daylight.

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Book & deposit by Nov 22, 2019. Valid for travel until Dec 2021.

New Bookings only. Cannot be combined with other offers.