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Join us for our Red Sea wreck diving adventure in October 2019.  This is a great itinerary for those new to Scuba Diving or the Red Sea, experience world-famous wrecks and pristine reefs.

 

Wrecks and Reefs - on M/Y blue Fin - This classic itinerary takes in iconic wrecks and stunning reefs across the northern Red Sea.

 

DATES : 4th - 11th October 2019

ABOARD : M/Y blue Fin

COST : £1299pp

BOOK IN NOW : *Deposit £130pp

 

The Vessel...

M/Y blue Fin is the first in the blue o two fleet and with her understated luxury and unique layout remains a very popular choice.  Three huge king suites dominate the bow on the lower and middle decks, spreading the whole width of the vessel with large double beds, ensuite facilities, air conditioning, mini refrigerators and personal entertainment systems and a large plasma screen. All other cabins are twins and are located on the lower deck, they too benefit from ensuite facilities, air conditioning, mini refrigerators and personal entertainment systems. TV's in the communal areas are also equipped with an Apple TV and a hard drive containing movies and TV series.  The vessel is equipped with a nitrox membrane, booster pump and can also cater for rebreather divers.

 

Itinerary Highlights:

SS Thistlegorm - Probably the most famous of the Red Sea wrecks. The 129m English Freighter bombed by German aviation on 6th October 1941. Today she creates an artificial reef on a sandy bottom at 32m max depth. Home to an enormous variety of marine life and is especially popular with large schooling fish.

 

Ras Mohamed - Shark & Yolanda Reefs - A world renowned dive site, situated at the tip of the Sinai. Two small ergs joined by a vertical wall dropping into the abyss. At Shark Reef the current allows you to drift along the wall, rich with colourful corals.  Around the reef you will come upon the scattered remains of the wreck 'Yolanda' complete with its cargo of toilets and baths.

 

Gubal Island - At the gate of the Straits of Gubal is 'Bluff Point', which gets its name from the turbulence created by strong currents that beat the eastern wall of the island. The wreck of the 'Ulysses' lies on the reef 300m north of the lighthouse, starting at 5m and sloping to 25m. 'The Barge' wreck, south of the lighthouse, provides divers with a fun and unusual night dive. The wrecks skeleton creates protection for all types of night creatures.

 

Abu Nuhas - Also known as the 'Ships Graveyard', this reef is positioned dangerously close to the busy shipping lanes of the Gulf of Suez. This reef has claimed more ships than any other in the area. On the north side are four wrecks laying on a sandy seafloor at the bottom of a steep sloping reef layered with table corals. Wrecks here include the Ghiannis D, Carnatic, Tile and Lentil Wrecks. On the south side is a safe anchorage for liveaboards and two ergs, known as Yellow Fish Reef.

 

Danaba (Shag Rock) - This large circular reef is often overlooked but offers excellent diving on pristine coral from any location on its perimeter.

 

Sha'ab El Erg - Famous for its dolphin sightings (and colloquially known as Dolphin House) this shallow reef can offer a dive that you will never forget!

 

TRIP COST : £1299 per person plus visas £30, EU passport holders only.

 

Price includes: Return flights LGW-HRG, visa, transfers from/to

airport in Hurghada, 7 nights full board accommodation,

tea/coffee/water/soft drinks, snacks, 6 days diving, 12lt cylinder

and weights.

 

For further information please call Jason on 01793 423 363.

All dive sites are subject to weather conditions and cannot be

guaranteed.

 

*Please note deposits are non-refundable

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