M/Y Blue Melody Liveaboard

 

Destination: Egypt

North and South of the Egyptian Red Sea (7 Nights) | From $179++/night

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M/Y Blue Melody Quick Pitch

Built in 2007, M/Y blue Melody is the third vessel in the blue o two fleet and underwent a complete interior re-fit in 2008, followed by an update in early 2016 due to her dry dock season. This superb vessel is the holder of the prestigious Diver 2012 award for 'Liveaboard of the Year' and the Sport Diver 2013 'Best Liveaboard' award.

 

Dive Overview

The Red Sea is known for its prolific marine life, hosting over a thousand fish species, 20% of which exist exclusively in this body of water.

[See: Red Sea Dive Travel Guide]

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Accommodations

Types of Cabins, Amenities and Photos

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M/Y Blue Melody Accommodation Overview

Blue Melody's 10 deluxe twin cabins and 3 deluxe double cabins can accommodate up to 26 guests. All cabins are equipped with ensuite facilities, air conditioning and personal entertainment systems. 

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Double & Twin cabins

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General Facilities

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The Dining Area & Saloon 

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The Sundeck & Dive Deck 

 

M/Y Blue Melody Boat Features

  • Large dining area
  • Separate sky lounge with state of the art entertainment system
  • TV's in the communal areas are equipped with an Apple TV and a hard drive containing movies and TV series
  • Free Internet
  • Indoor saloon
  • Sundeck

 

M/Y Blue Melody Dive Facilities

  • Spacious dive deck
  • Nitrox membrane
  • Booster pump
  • Rebreather friendly

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Food & Drinks Aboard M/Y Blue Melody

Onboard the blue o two fleet, lunch and evening meals usually consist of lots of fresh vegetables, rice, chicken, beef and fish. Breakfast is usually eggs cooked to your choice (omelet, fried, poached, boiled or scrambled), pancakes, toast, fresh fruit, cereal. Snacks are available between dives. If you have any individual dietary requirements, please ensure that you mention it at the point of booking. Please note that specific brands of foods and soft drinks are often unavailable in the Red Sea, and that it can be very difficult to find low-fat or soy products that are common elsewhere.

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M/Y Blue Melody Liveaboard Deck Plan

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Schedule, Rates & Availability 

M/Y Blue Melody Schedule & Rates

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Prices are in USD, per person and include taxes. Safari service fees are not included. 

[See also: Inclusions & Exclusions]

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Inclusions

  • Internal transfers to/from the vessel
  • 7 nights full board on the vessel
  • All diving
  • Tea, coffee, water, soft drinks
  • 12Ltr cylinder, air fills and weights 


Exclusions

  • Mandatory: Safari service fees
  • Cabin upgrade
  • Nitrox
  • Courses
  • Alcoholic drinks

 

RATES & AVAILABILITY

For more information on other departure dates, rates, and on availability email us at info@bluewaterdivetravel.com or call us at +1-310-915-6677 and we will gladly help you plan your dream dive vacation!

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Dive Information & Destinations

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Itinerary Overview

M/Y Blue Melody carries out a range of exciting itineraries in both the North and South of the Egyptian Red Sea. These itineraries cater for a wide variety of interests and in locations suitable for both novice and experienced divers. Here are some of the itineraries:  

 

 

Best of Brothers

  • Blue Fin
  • With the majority of the week spent at the legendary Brother Islands, this thrilling itinerary with spectacular drop offs gives divers the chance to really get to know this world famous marine park!
  • Common sightings: Large fish and pelagics
  • Reefs: Deep drop-offs and exposed plateaus
  • Wrecks: Two at Brothers, options in the Safaga area
  • Night dives: Normally two during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Moderate
  • Amount of traveling: Maximum of two overnight journeys

 

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Best of Wrecks

  • Blue Fin
  • The classic itinerary taking in iconic wrecks and stunning reefs across the northern Red Sea!
  • Common sightings: Lots and lots of metal!
  • Reefs: As few as possible
  • Wrecks: A huge selection of the best the Red Sea has to offer
  • Night dives: Three or four during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Moderate
  • Amount of traveling: Maximum of two overnight journeys

 

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Deep South Borderlands

  • Blue Horizon
  • This reef based itinerary is perfect for those who have dived the Red Sea many times before and are looking for something a little different. Zodiac diving is minimal, making this an ideal itinerary for those who prefer diving direct from the liveaboard. Please note that due to the nature of this itinerary, there will be some long sailings between dive sites, which can result in 3 longer dives rather than 4 slightly shorter dives.
  • Common sightings: Great chance of whitetip reef sharks and bumphead parrotfish!
  • Reefs: Off the beaten track unique reef systems
  • Wrecks: Minimal
  • Night dives: Several during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Suitable for all divers
  • Amount of traveling: Several overnight sailings

 

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Best of the Red Sea

  • Blue Melody
  • Taking in the world-famous marine parks at Daedalus, Rocky and Zabargad, this thrilling itinerary of spectacular drop offs is perfect for adventurous divers keen to catch a glimpse of hammerheads and spinner dolphins and get away from the crowds at these remote offshore reefs.
  • Common sightings: Spinner dolphins, hammerheads, stunning reef life
  • Reefs: Deep drop-offs, stunning coral gardens and exposed plateaus
  • Wrecks: Limited - possibility to dive "The Russian Wreck" at Zabargad Island
  • Night dives: Normally either one or two during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Moderate
  • Amount of traveling: Several overnight sailings needed to reach the very best Red Sea dive sites

 

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North & Brothers

  • Blue Horizon
  • Taking in the classic North and the legendary Brother Islands, this thrilling itinerary of spectacular drop offs, famous wrecks and stunning reefs gives divers the chance to enjoy the best of the North and the Brothers marine park!
  • Common sightings: Large fish and pelagic predators, wrecks and pretty reefs!
  • Reefs: Deep drop-offs, exposed plateaus and shallow gardens
  • Wrecks: SS. Thistlegorm, two at Brothers, other options in the North
  • Night dives: Normally three or four during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Moderate
  • Amount of traveling: Maximum of two overnight journeys

 

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Northern Wrecks & Reefs

  • Blue Fin
  • This classic itinerary allows you to take in iconic wrecks and stunning reefs across the northern Red Sea!
  • Common sightings: Dolphins and turtles, lovely reefs and famous wrecks
  • Reefs: Mainly shallow with some drop-offs
  • Wrecks: Many - normally 25-50% of dives
  • Night dives: Almost every night but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Suitable for all divers
  • Amount of traveling: Short distances between dive sites

 

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Project Shark: Simply the Best

  • Blue Fin
  • The aim of 'Project Shark' is to highlight the global issues facing sharks, with a Red Sea focus, as well as enjoying some of the most spectacular reefs that the Red Sea has to offer. Taking in the world-famous marine parks at Brothers and Daedalus, this thrilling itinerary of spectacular drop offs is perfect for divers keen to glimpse some big animals at these remote off-shore reefs.
  • Common sightings: Large fish and pelagics
  • Reefs: Deep drop-offs and exposed plateaus
  • Wrecks: None
  • Night dives: Normally one or two during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Moderate
  • Amount of traveling: Several overnight sailings

 

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Simply the Best

  • Blue Fin
  • Taking in the world-famous marine parks at Brothers and Daedalus, this thrilling itinerary of spectacular drop offs is perfect for divers keen to glimpse some big animals at these remote off-shore reefs.
  • Common sightings: Large fish and pelagics
  • Reefs: Deep drop-offs and exposed plateaus
  • Wrecks: Limited - Aida and Numidia at Brothers
  • Night dives: Normally one or two during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Moderate
  • Amount of traveling: Several overnight sailings

 

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Strait of Tiran & North

  • Blue Fin
  • The Strait of Tiran and North cruise allows you to take in what northern Red Sea has to offer as well as the pristine coral reefs of Tiran. The Tiran dive area is found in the entrance to the Gulf of Aqaba and is made up of four main reefs that form the top of an underwater bridge. These reefs, named after British cartographers (Jackson, Woodhouse, Thomas, Gordon), are world famous for their extraordinary diversity of corals and strong south western currents make them home to many large pelagic fish.
  • Common sightings: Dolphins and turtles, lovely reefs. Maybe something big in Tiran!
  • Reefs: A mixture of shallow reefs and drop-offs
  • Wrecks: Limited, but will include SS. Thistlegorm
  • Night dives: Most nights but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Suitable for all divers
  • Amount of traveling: Short distances between dive sites

 

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Deep South

  • Blue Fin
  • This itinerary focuses on the stunning reefs of St. Johns and Fury Shoal. On this safari, divers will have the opportunity to explore a variety of truly unique dive sites home to some very interesting and unusual reef formations.
  • Common sightings: Large fish and plentiful marine life
  • Reefs: Deep drop-offs and stunning reef systems
  • Wrecks: Limited - two small wrecks in Fury Shoal
  • Night dives: Normally three or four during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Suitable for all divers
  • Amount of traveling: Normally two overnight sailings

 

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Strait of Tiran & Brothers

  • Blue Fin
  • Featuring two of the finest marine parks in the Red Sea, this thrilling itinerary of spectacular drop offs gives adventurous divers the chance to spend time exploring both the Brothers Islands and the Strait of Tiran.
  • Common sightings: Large fish and pelagics
  • Reefs: Deep drop-offs and exposed plateaus
  • Wrecks: Limited - Aida and Numidia at Brothers
  • Night dives: Normally two or three during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Moderate
  • Amount of traveling: Normally two overnight sailings

 

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  Brothers & Elphinstone

  • Blue Fin
  • Featuring two of the finest dive sites in the Red Sea, this thrilling itinerary of spectacular drop offs gives divers the chance to spend time exploring both the Brother Islands and Elphinstone Reef.
  • Common sightings: Large fish and pelagics
  • Reefs: Deep drop-offs and exposed plateaus
  • Wrecks: Limited - Aida and Numidia at Brothers
  • Night dives: Normally two during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Moderate
  • Amount of traveling: Maximum of two overnight journeys

 

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Daedalus & St Johns

  • Blue Fin
  • This itinerary combines the spectacular drop-offs and big pelagics at Daedalus with the stunning variety of St Johns. This is an amazing opportunity to dive some of the most stunning reefs in the Red Sea.
  • Common sightings: Large fish and plentiful marine life
  • Reefs: Deep drop-offs, stunning reef systems and exposed plateaus
  • Wrecks: Limited - two small wrecks in Fury Shoal
  • Night dives: Normally two or three during the week but not guaranteed
  • Experience required: Moderate
  • Amount of traveling: Normally three overnight sailings

 

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Other Information

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Boat Specifications

  • Year built: 2007
  • Year renovated: 2016
  • Length: 38 meters
  • Beam: 8.3 meters
  • Engines: 2 x Cat 764HP
  • Max guests: 26
  • Number of cabins: 13
  • Number of bathrooms:15
  • Water capacity: 6000 liters per day

 

Practical Information

  • Local Currency: EGP (Egyptian pound)
  • Electricity: 220 volts
  • Payment onboard: Cash & Visa
  • Language Spoken: English
 

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