Elba 11 Night - DUNE Liveaboard



Elba 11 Night

Trip & Price Details

Elba 11 Night

12 Days
From USD 1960
/ Adult

Price Details

Included in the price

  • Round-trip airport to boat transfers (RT)
  • 12 days of full board (including tea, instant coffee, mineral water, and soft drinks)
  • 11-night cruise in a double cabin (single occupancy available with a supplement)
  • Rental of 12L aluminum tanks and weights
  • Service charges
  • For the 11th night, Dune reserves the right to accommodate its guests in a minimum 3-star hotel on a half-board basis in a double or triple sharing room (beverages not included).
  • Minimum of 26 dives, with additional dives possible depending on weather conditions and flight schedules.
  • Dune Red Sea reserves the right to limit the frequency of diving based on external events, weather conditions, diving level constraints, diver's physical condition, without any compensation claim.
  • Nitrox is free and is not subject to any claims, especially in the event of a possible compressor breakdown.
  • Government taxes

Excluded in the price

  • International and domestic flights
  • Cancellation and assistance insurance
  • Diving insurance (mandatory): It is possible to subscribe to insurance on board.
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Rental of diving equipment, diving torch, Surface Marker Buoy (SMB), computer, etc.
  • Diving courses
  • Supervision/guidance by a diving instructor for Open Water Diver (less than 30 dives), CMAS*, and CMAS** beyond 20m (9€/person/dive)
  • Visas and baggage loss assistance (available upon request)
  • Additional nights or days before or after the cruise
  • Airport-hotel or hotel-airport transfers in case of additional days before or after the cruise
  • Additional activities at the end of the cruise
  • Environmental tax (80€) to be paid with the balance of the trip before departure.
  • Please note that these items are not included in the package price and may incur additional costs.

Trip itinerary

Our team will welcome you at the airport. You will be transferred by bus to the marina. Your cabin will then be assigned to you, and you can finally explore the boat.

Day 2 :
Dive Check

After breakfast, a welcome briefing will be presented by the guide. A check of your diving documents and insurance will be conducted. The captain will then set course for the first dive site, approximately 30 minutes from departure. The 'reorientation' dive briefing will be given by the guide. The second dive will take place in the afternoon. Depending on your departure marina and weather conditions, this program may be subject to change.

Day 3 :

On this day, three dives will be offered at the Daedalus site, a potential meeting place with hammerhead sharks.

You will undertake three dives around the Rocky and Zabargad Islands. The navigation times between the sites vary from 30 to 45 minutes between the islands. The dive sites are carefully selected by your guide based on the weather and the number of boats at the sites.

Day 5 :

For the first day on Elba, you will arrive at the Shaab Kabrit reef to conduct two dives on the Isola Di Levanzo wreck. A third dive will be carried out on the reef.

Day 6 :

Continuing within the Elba Nature Reserve, the captain will take you to Gota Kabrit. After a 1-hour and 30-minute journey, a second dive will be conducted at the Habili Shalal site. Finally, a last dive will be offered at the Ohrob site, a 2- hour and 30-minute navigation away. This program is subject to change based on weather conditions.

After spending two days on the Elba Reef, you will head north to the Abu Fendira area, near Saint John's. Three dives will be carried out at Abu Fendira.

In the early morning, the captain and his crew will take you to the Saint John's sites. Three dives will be offered. Navigation times between the sites vary between 30 minutes and 1 hour and 30 minutes in the Saint John's area. Dive sites are carefully selected by your guide based on the weather and the number of boats at the sites

Day 9 :

We continue our journey northward. On the way, we will stop at Sataya, located in the Fury Shoals area, where you may have the opportunity to swim with dolphins. Three dives will be conducted in the area.

Day 10 :

In the early morning, you will arrive in the Marsa Alam area, at the legendary Elphinstone Reef. You will do 2 dives there before sailing for another two hours to arrive at the Port Ghalib marina in the early afternoon. You can use the rear platform to rinse your equipment. Your guide will also offer various non-diving activities to keep you occupied on Friday afternoon.

In the morning, you will undertake two dives in the Port Ghalib area, including a search for the green turtles of Shouna. Return to the marina, and you will have the option to stay overnight on the boat on Tuesday evening.