General questions about our vessels
What types of cabins are there onboard?
There are 13 double cabins onboard both our vessels. There are cabins with a queen bed and cabins with twin beds. Every cabin has its own en-suite bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. The air-conditioned cabins also have 220v sockets and plenty of storage space.
Is there a CD and DVD player?
There is an LCD TV in the salon along with a DVD player and a variety of entertaining movies. Guests are welcome to play their own music and movies as well.
Are bank cards or credit cards accepted onboard?
We can only accept cash payments onboard (EUR, USD, EGP). All purchases made onboard must be settled onboard before disembarking at the end of the tour. We are not able to provide credits or loans.
Is there a safe onboard?
A safe can be found onboard both vessels where guests can place their valuables before the start of the trip. The dive guides should be asked for access to the safe. We can accept responsibility only for items placed in the safes. All other items, belongings and valuables are the responsibility of the guests.
How much spending money to take?
Additional purchases and expenses made onboard may be the tip (bakshish) for the dive guides and crew (it is usually EUR30 / week in Egypt and EUR50 / person / week in Sudan if satisfied with the service), T-shirts, Nitrox use, 15l tank rental and Satellite phone use. There is a surcharge for lost towels and weights. Alcoholic beverages may be purchased at the duty-free shops before boarding the boat. (In Sudan alcoholic beverages are available onboard.)The Egyptian visa is USD25 / person or EUR20 / person (rates may change according to Government regulations). (If travelling to Sudan via Cairo, the Egyptian visa is 2 x USD25 / person.)
How many dive guides are onboard?
At least 2 local dive guides work onboard our vessels, speaking various languages.
What kind of transfer is provided between the airport and the boat?
In Egypt, depending on the size of the groups, we provide transfers in air-conditioned buses, coasters or taxis for individual guests. In Sudan all guests are transferred together by bus.