Red Sea Blue Force 3

Destination: Egypt & Sudan

Reefs & Wrecks, Top Red Sea, Central & North Sudan, and Extreme South Sudan (7 & 11Nights) | From $243++/night

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The Red Sea Blue Force 3 offers guests an experience of elegance, comfort and functionality as they explore the Red Sea, one of the best dive destinations in the world. With its sister boat, the Red Sea Blue Force 2, and more than 20 years of experience in the Red Sea, the "Blue Force Experience" will help guests discover the incredible reef systems and breath-taking shipwrecks alongside the many routes offered in the Red Sea.

 

Why You'll Like RED SEA BLUE FORCE 3

  • Premium-quality service
  • Routes designed to show guests the wonders of the Red Sea
  • 2 wide solariums
  • Spacious commons areas with TV
 

 

Location

The Red Sea Blue Force 3 operates from Hurghada or Port Galeb.

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Dive Overview

Thousands of species of fish in beautiful crystal clear water with coral gardens, historical shipwrecks, breath-taking soft corals, and pinnacles. There are over one thousand species of fish in the Red Sea, 20 percent of which can be found nowhere else in the world.

[See: Red Sea Dive Travel Guide]

 

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Accommodations

Types of Cabins, Amenities and Photos

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RED SEA BLUE FORCE 3 Accommodation Overview

The Red Sea Blue Force 3 offers guests 10 double cabins to choose from. All cabins come complete with a bath with a private shower and are fully air-conditioned. The cabins are fitted with either 1 double bed and 1 single bed or 1 double bed and 2 single beds. There are 4 cabins each on the lower and upper decks, while the main deck contains 2 cabins. 

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General Facilities

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RED SEA BLUE FORCE 3 Boat Features

  • 2 wide solariums
  • Bar
  • Dining room on main deck
  • Salon with TV
  • 3 compressors, 2 membranes NITROX system
  • 2 dive tenders

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RED SEA BLUE FORCE 3 Liveaboard deck plan

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Schedule, Rates & Availability

Red Sea Blue Force 3 Schedule & Rates

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Prices are in USD and per person and.

[See also: Inclusions & Exclusions]

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Inclusions - red sea

  • Transfers at indicated time (group transfers)
  • 7-night diving safari in full board accommodation (water, coffee, and tea included) in double or triple cabin sharing on board Red Sea Blue Force 3
  • Diving planning depending on route
  • Air, S80 tank & weights
  • Diving guide
  • 1 night at 5-star hotel on half board basis in Hurghada or surroundings
  • Travel, diving, and cancellation insurance

INCLUSIONS - sudan

  • Assistance at the airport in Port Sudan
  • Transfers airport/port/airport
  • DIving cruise 7,10, or 11 nights in a double cabin to share aboard the Red Sea Blue Force 3
  • Full board and water
  • Plan dives depending on the route
  • Air, S80 tank and weights
  • Dive guides
  • Travel insurance, scuba diving and cancellation policy

 

Exclusions - red sea

  • Flights to Egypt
  • Egypt entry VISA
  • Payments onboard: local taxes, port taxes, national park fees, hyperbaric chamber, and new environmental tax (€190), service tax (€70)
  • Optional payments onboard: alcohol and soft drinks
  • Internet
  • Diving rental equipment, Trimix, Softnoline, S100 tanks, Tek equipment, extra tank
  • Possible special increases of local taxes, fuel or devaluation of the currency

 

EXCLUSIONS - sudan

  • Travel insurance
  • Sudan Visa Tourist ($155 to enter country)
  • Payments on board: Sudan tax, port and marine park fees (€220 for 7-night cruises, €310 for 10/11-night cruises), service tax (€70 for 7-night cruises, €100 for 10/11-night cruises)
  • Optional payments onboard: Internet, alcohol and soft drinks
  • NITROX (€40), S100 tank
  • Possible supplement for extraordinary increases in local taxes, fuel or currency devaluation

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RATES & AVAILABILITY

For more information on other departure dates, rates, and 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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Dive Overview

  • Wrecks, abundant reef fish life, multiple macro critters, dolphins and awesome coral gardens.
  • Water temperature: 74 - 82F, 23 - 28C.
  • A 3-5mm wetsuit is recommended for summer and 7mm in the winter

 

Itinerary Overview

The Red Sea Blue Force 2 offers guests a wide of array of itineraries to choose from when exploring the Red Sea.

"Wrecks & Reefs" - The "Wrecks & Reefs" Route is one of the most complete and varied itineraries in the Red Sea, ideal for those exploring the Red Sea for the first time. The diversity of diving spots to be explored includes diving among amazing shoals in Ras Mohammed, perusing the majestic reefs in Small Crack & Panorama Reef, and so much more. This route also includes dives at one of the best shipwrecks to dive in the world, the SS Thistlegorm wreck. Embarking and disembarking take place in Hurghada.

"Top Red Sea" - The "Top Red Sea" Route also includes diving sites such as Thistlegorm and Ras Mohammed. This route aims to hit all of the world-famous dive sites in the Red Sea in one week. Guests will be able to experience the majestic Red Sea filled with pelagic fish and spectacular wrecks. Embarking and disembarking take place in Hurghada.

"Brothers, Daedalus & Elphinstone" - The "BDE" Route is perfect for diving who are looking to experience a little more challenging dives. The majority of the dives are along the impressive reef walls of the three big reefs in the Red Sea. These dive sites are well-known for their sightings of pelagic fish. Divers can encounter white tip sharks, gray sharks, white tip sharks, hammerheads, thresher sharks, and much more. Embarking and disembarking take place in Port Ghaleb.

"Zabargad, Rocky, St. Johns" - The "Zabargad, Rocky, St. Johns" Route contains less-known dive sites which make the route unique, giving divers a remote diving experience still filled with biodiversity and rarity. Divers can expect to visit Zabargad Island and dive its mysterious wreck, dive the sunken Habilis, and many other interesting dive sites. Embarking and disembarking take place in Port Ghaleb.

 

The Red Sea Blue Force 3 also offers itineraries to the Sudanese Red Sea.

Central & North Sudan - This classic route is the best-known route in Sudan, including dive sites such as the "Umbria" wreck and renowned reefs such as Sanganeb or Sha'ab Rumi. Divers can expect to encounter spectacular coral gardens and schools of barracuda, jackfish and much more. The itinerary also includes diving in the northern reefs such as Angarosh, Merlo, and the rest of the Blue Belt wreck. 

Central & South Sudan - Depending on the sea conditions, the cruise might decide to swap the itinerary with the southern part of Port Sudan instead of the north. This usually happens after March. Dives will occur in the southern reefs such as Shaab Ambar, Pinnacolo and Shaab Jumna. Guests can expect to encounter amazing coral reefs as well as white tip reef sharks, hammerheads, and others.

Sudan Extreme South - This itinerary extends the safari to 10 days and 11 nights, allowing guests to dive the best sites of the Central & South Route, and visit the wreck of Umbria and the reefs of the Suakin Archipelago. Here, guests can encounter grey reef sharks, white tips, hammerheads, and maybe even tiger sharks and whale sharks.

 

Sample Itinerary - Red sea

  • Charters are from Saturday to Saturday
  • Saturday: Hurghada
  • Welcomed by our team at Hurghada Airport, guests will receive assistance and be transferred to the port of embarkation in Hurghada or Port Ghaleb. Guests will then embark on board Red Sea Blue Force 2 from 8 pm onwards. There will be welcome cocktails, then the distribution of cabins. 
  • Sunday to Friday: Diving Safari "Selected Route" 
  • Guests will dive on the chosen route. There will be 6 diving days. On Friday afternoon, the vessel will arrive at the port. Guests can enjoy dinner and the night onboard.
  • Saturday: Hurghada
  • Breakfast. Guests will then disembark in Hurghada or Port Ghaleb (in the case of guests staying over one week onboard, they will receive accommodation on the boat and a free afternoon at the corresponding port.) Clients will transfer to Hurghada by road and stay at a 5-star hotel and accommodation (lunch not included.) They can have leisure time to enjoy the local atmosphere and do some shopping. They will have dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
  • Saturday: Hurghada
  • Breakfast. Guests will then transfer to the airport. Check-out formalities will be assisted by the Blue Force Staff.

[See: Red Sea Dive Travel Guide]


 

SAMPLE ITINERARY - sudan

  • Day 1: Port Sudan
  • Upon arrival, guests will go through immigration and baggage claim. They will then transfer to Port Sudan. On board, they will be given a welcome cocktail and a presentation of Red Sea Blue Force 3 and its crew. Cabins will be distributed, and the cruise will begin.
  • Intermediate Days (according to the duration of the cruise): "Central & North," "Central & South," or "Extreme South"
  • Guests can enjoy the diving cruise with full board and 3-4 dives per day. They will dive the dive sites according to the itinerary chosen
  • Last Day: Port Sudan
  • Guests will disembark in Port Sudan and transfer to the airport.

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Boat Specifications

  • Length: 42 meters
  • Beam: 8.7 meters
  • Cruise speed: 12 knots
  • Fuel: 26 ton
  • Engines: 2 x 850 HP Caterpillar
  • Water: 18 tons plus 2 desalination units
  • Generators: 2 x Perkins 120 KW, 1 x Caterpillar 80 KW
  • Navigation: 2 36/48n.m Radar, 2 Ecosounder, GPS 2 LCD colour, 1 Chartplotter
  • Communications: 3 Radiotelephone HF, SSB, DSC, satellite phone
  • Security: fire alarm, fire-extinguishing system, defibrillator
  • Dive tenders: 2 Zodiac 40 HP Yamaha engines
  • Passengers: 26
  • Number of cabins: 12
  • Electricity: 24/220V

 

Practical Information

  • Time Zone: GMT+2
  • Local Currency: EGP (Egyptian Pound)
  • Languages Spoken: Arabic, English
  • Electricity: 220V
  • Payment Onboard: Cash

 

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