MV Tala is a 37 meter steel-hulled vessel that caters for her 22 guests with spacious air-conditioned lounges, outdoor relaxation areas and 11 cabins with en-suite bathrooms. Three decks, including a fully equipped sundeck for your relaxing moments while listening to music or enjoying a drink, and a fly top for extreme sun lovers and whoever wants to enjoy some privacy.

The MV Tala is notably seaworthy, capable of reaching speeds of 14 knots and maintaining her steadiness. Decked with a full array of diving equipment such as underwater scooters, an unlimited selection of tanks and a variety of gases, MV Tala is highly acknowledged for the tech diving support she provides. The sheer volume of colorful marine life and corals is what defines the Red Sea. Divers and snorkelers can experience an impressive spectrum of invertebrates, ranging from over 200 different types of hard and soft corals, to crustaceans, sponges and hundreds of spectacular fish species. This incredible variety of marine life is coupled with an amazing underwater topography of dramatic walls, drop-offs, wrecks and deep blue canyons.

11 Twin/Double Cabins

Spacious air-conditioned lounges, outdoor relaxation areas and cabins with en-suite bathrooms.

North Trip

NORTH Departs from and returns to: Hurghada

This is a classic route of the northern Red Sea: wreck, wrecks and more wrecks!! It's a chance to visit the beautiful island of Gubal and to the stunning protected area.

Gubal - A lot of life can be found around Gubal Island, including an eel garden, a reef filled with lots fish including octopus, clownfish, parrotfish and butterfly fish - look out for George the Eel! The barge at Bluff Point is a wonderful choice for a night dive, while wreck divers can visit the Ulysses (5-28m) that lies on her port side and allows for easy, straightforward penetration. Scattered around the wreck on the seabed are bits and pieces from the ship, including a bathtub.

Ras Mohamed - the southern tip of the Sinai peninsula, this national park offers some of the best diving worldwide. Due to its location and the varying salinity of the water, a remarkable array of marine life and plush sea walls are found there. Standout reefs include Shark and Yolanda, and whether you are new to diving or you are an experienced technical diver, Ras Mohamed promises a spectacular experience for all.

Rosalie Moller - A sister ship of the SS Thistlegorm, and bombed just the day after, Rosalie Moller is located at 35-55m, making it suitable for experienced divers only. Covered in hard and soft coral, the wreck also attracts a range of species, including barracudas, tuna, jackfish and trevallies; meanwhile glass fish, lion fish and groupers can be spotted inside the wreck.

SS Thistlegorm - The SS Thistlegorm is one of the most renowned wrecks in the world, regarded as a giant underwater museum and a special piece of history. Having sunk in 1941 after a bomb attack, today the Thistlegorm lies at 15-30m and offers a playground for divers that includes military trucks and motorcycles as well as boots, ammunition and a lot more.

Wrecks of Abu Nuhas - The four wrecks of Abu Nuhas - Giannis D, Carnatic, Chrisoula K and Kimon M - are all suitable for recreational diving. At a depth range of 5-30m, their proximity to each other is what makes Abu Nuhas an especially notable wreck diving site. Covered in both soft and hard corals, the wrecks are an underwater dream for the avid photographer. Easy access to the machine rooms and engine room on both the Chrisoula K and Giannas D make it a perfect site for the explorer as well. Abu Nuhas is not only revered for its wonderful wreck diving though, there is also a good chance of encountering dolphins.

BDE Trips

BROTHERS, DAEDALUS & ELPHINSTONE (BDE) Departs from and returns to: Hurghada or Port Ghalib.

Departs from and returns to: Hurghada or Port Ghalib.

This route is the Holy Trinity of the Red Sea: BDE is an offshore national park and a must see for any avid diver. The area is known for all the different types of sharks, including tiger sharks, hammerheads, oceanic white tips, whale sharks, as well as threshers, silky and reef sharks.

These are exclusive dive sites with no daily boats in sight and the area is home to some of the rarer species of the Red Sea.

Brothers Islands - Both Brothers offer incredible wall diving, ones covered in soft corals and forests of gorgonians. The islands attract a wide variety of species including large tuna, jackfish and snappers, not to mention the hammerheads, oceanic white tips, silky sharks and mantas.

Even the rare thresher shark is commonly spotted around these stunning islands.

There are two wrecks on the Big Brother; Aida, an Egyptian supply vessel, and the Numidia, a cargo ship that lies against the wall of the Big Brother. Both wrecks are covered in soft and hard corals.

Daedalus - Located 80km east of Marsa Alam, this isolated offshore reef offers some of the more impressive dives in the Red Sea. Less than a kilometre wide, the reef is adorned with coral walls and filled with a handsome variety of typical Red Sea species. Always remember to keep an eye in the blue where anything can be passing by; oceanic white tips, thresher sharks, mantas and reef sharks are often spotted there. Daedalus is especially known for scalloped hammerhead sharks, which during the summer months can be seen in large schools.

Also located on Daedalus reef is the Zealot, a loaded cargo ship from the late 1880s.

Beginning at 75m and plunging deep down to 110m, this site is exclusive to advanced, technical divers.

Elphinstone - The Elphinstone reef is located 12km offshore and about 30km from Marsa Alam. Famous for drift dives, these take you along the wonderful deep walls, rich with coral. If you´re lucky you could come across oceanic white tips, hammerheads or reef sharks. With outstanding plateaus on both the north and south sides, you will need a minimum of three dives to fully explore this fantastic dive site.

Deep South Trips

DEEP SOUTH Departs from and returns to: Port Ghaleb

This is a chance to explore the southern most area of Egypt's Red Sea, the route includes bountiful reefs and playful cave like formations.

Sharks, mantas and Rosso dolphins have been spotted on this route, the locations are exclusive to safari boats, with no daily boats in sight.

Elphinstone - The Elphinstone reef is located 12km offshore and about 30km from Marsa Alam. Famous for drift dives, these take you along the wonderful deep walls, rich with coral. If you´re lucky you could come across oceanic white tips, hammerheads or reef sharks. With outstanding plateaus on both the north and south sides, you will need a minimum of three dives to fully explore this fantastic dive site.

Hamata & Fury Shoal - An unforgettable area of the Red Sea, Hamata includes the playful cave systems of Claudio and Malahi. Shallow and enjoyable to swim through, these spots are popular with all those who visit them. Fury Shoal is just as pleasant and as a natural habitat for spinner dolphins, it’s a wonderful site to swim with them and watch them play.

St. John’s - Located on the Tropic of Cancer near the Sudanese border, this collection of reefs boasts a number of excellent dives spots. Part of the Elba National Park, its expansive underwater plateau is varied with drop-offs, breathtaking coral formations and gardens with lots of tunnels and caves to explore. There is a flourishing reef life and shark sightings are very likely. Its high visibility and good temperatures in winter make this a must-see destination.


Cabins - 22 Guests // 11 Cabins

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Number of Double Cabins


Number of Decks


A/C Available


En-suite Bathrooms


Ice Maker Available


Technical Specifications

Construction Material

Steel hull, wood/fiberglass super structure


Two providing 240 volts to the boat


2 x 580 diesel caterpillars



Fresh Water


Fuel tanks

12000 Liters

Desalination Unit

2 x 4500 L/day each


Holding tank

Sewage Treatment


Galley Equipment



Coltri Sub 200L/min

Fill Station

TriMix - 6 whips - Full He/O2 partial pressure


Helium & Oxygen

Single Tanks


Double Tanks

10 sets AL 11l/80cft


10 * AL 6L/40cft & 25 * AL 11L/80cft

Weights & Weight Belts

Unlimited number and size lead blocks

Spare Gear

Backplates, wetsuits, computers, booties etc




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