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MY Excellence
From US$ 128 per day
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Length
34m
112 ft
Max 22
Nitrox
SSI
Wi-Fi
200% LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE
At a glance...
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathrooms
  • Dedicated restaurant with bar
  • Rebreather facility

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MY Excellence is a stylish purpose built Hurghada liveaboard running diving charters around Egypt's best Southern Red Sea destinations. Up to 22 divers can be accommodated in 11 twin and double en-suite cabins. 3 of the cabins are on the main or upper deck giving superior views and more natural light.

The decking is teak wood and all the interior spaces are tastefully furnished and comfortable. You can hang out in the large air conditioned lounge and dining room on the main deck which comes complete with full multimedia entertainment, free internet facility, and even a bar for those post dive tipples. This is the main social spot on the boat, as well as the partially shaded sundeck which suits sun bathers and shade-seekers alike.

At 34 metres long, MY Excellence boasts a huge dive deck where there is always plenty of room for kitting up, preparing for dives on air, nitrox or with rebreathers. Spacious, comfortable and stylish, MY Excellence excels among Egypt's liveaboard dive charters based in Hurghada.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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Special discounted trips highlighted in yellow

October 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
27 Oct 3 Nov 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
November 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
2 Nov 9 Nov 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
9 Nov 16 Nov 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
9 Nov 16 Nov 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
30 Nov 7 Dec 7 Brothers, Daedalus Reef & Elphinstone 21 US$ 1,203
May 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
31 May 7 Jun 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
June 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
7 Jun 14 Jun 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
14 Jun 21 Jun 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
21 Jun 28 Jun 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
July 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
12 Jul 19 Jul 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
19 Jul 26 Jul 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
26 Jul 2 Aug 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
August 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
2 Aug 9 Aug 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
9 Aug 16 Aug 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
16 Aug 23 Aug 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
23 Aug 30 Aug 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
30 Aug 6 Sep 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
September 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
6 Sep 13 Sep 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
13 Sep 20 Sep 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
20 Sep 27 Sep 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
October 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
25 Oct 1 Nov 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
November 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
1 Nov 8 Nov 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
8 Nov 15 Nov 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
15 Nov 22 Nov 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
22 Nov 29 Nov 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
29 Nov 6 Dec 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 1,023
December 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
6 Dec 13 Dec 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
13 Dec 20 Dec 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
20 Dec 27 Dec 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962
27 Dec 3 Jan 7 Red Sea North, Wrecks & Tiran Straits 21 US$ 962

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More Trip Details...

Special offers: Read more about the Sea Serpent Fleet 2018 Early Bird Discounts. Offer expires: 28 Feb 2018

Notes: Diving experience required: for North & Wrecks safaris - Open Water diver license and 20 logged dives; for St. Johns Reefs safaris - Open Water diver license and 30 logged dives; for Brothers, Daedalus Reef & Elphinstone safaris - Advanced Open Water diver license and 50 logged dives.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, water and hot drinks, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (11 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, nitrox fills for enriched air certified scuba divers (if available).

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 193 per trip), diving insurance, National park fees/permissions/tour supplements as follows:
Brothers: US$ 163,
Marine Parks: US$ 199,
North & Wrecks: US$ 126,
South: US$ 126,
St John's: US$ 126,
Port Ghalib: US$ 30.
Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).

Optional extras: Visa service (US$ 30), return transfers from Hurghada or Marsa Alam Airport to liveaboard boat, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, torches.
Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: MY Excellence departs from Hurghada and Port Ghalib and return transfers from local airports to the departure point can be arranged at additional cost. Check in time starts 17:00 hrs on the first day (boat departs the next morning). Check out before 12:00 noon on the last day (last night usually on the boat in the harbour). Late arrivals or early departures can be arranged.

There are direct flights from Cairo to Hurghada (1 hour) and Marsa Alam (1.5 hours) via Egypt Air. From certain destinations in the UK and Europe it is possible to fly into Hurghada and Marsa Alam direct. For more details see our travel information section for the Red Sea.

The first and last nights of the itinerary are spent in the harbour. Guests arrive and board on the first day. The boat leaves the harbour on the morning of the second day. Full tourist visas are available only at the airport for citizens of certain countries, unless obtained in advance. Please ensure you understand the tourist visa requirements that apply to you. The last dive of the trip will be at around 13:00 hrs on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: 5-10% off the published price. Depends on season and request.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 100% of the published price.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 10 guests and 1 extra person can join the cruise in a Standard cabin free of charge (total 11 guests). See whole boat charter rate below which is approximately equivalent to pay for 15.5 guests and 4.5 additional persons can join the cruise in Standard cabins free of charge (total 20 guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Red Sea North-Wrecks-Tiran - US$ 2,366. For alternative trip prices please check with us.

Add-on package: If you have time, we strongly recommend that you consider some of the wonderful antiquities tours in Egypt which can add a whole new dimension to your holiday. Cairo museum's royal mummies, the pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, a glorious cruise down the Nile staying in a luxury cabin, The Valley of the Kings, all of these and more can be seen in packages starting at 6 nights' duration. Other activities such as 4x4 safaris and camel tours are also available as are custom-made packages to suit your needs.


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
Excellence can accommodate 22 divers in 11 Standard cabins. There are 8 twin bed cabins on the lower deck with portholes. There are also 3 double bed suites with windows - 2 on the upper deck and 1 on the main deck. All the cabins have private en-suite bathrooms.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower, hand basin, towels, hairdryer and soap
  • Portholes
  • Windows (main deck only)
  • Reading lights
  • Cabinet, shelves & mirror
  • Bedding & space for luggage
  • 24-hour, 220V electricity supply
  • European-style 2-pin plugs
  • Life jackets
  • Fire warning system
  • No. of bathrooms / showers - 12 / 12 - hot water

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    Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
    The crew of 12 comprises:
    • Cruise Leader / Instructor
    • Divemaster
    • Captain
    • Cook
  • Engineer
  • 2 Maids
  • Steward
  • 4 Deck Hands
  • Nitrox - Rebreather compatible - 2 motorized diving dinghies - Dive deck and platform with ladders, hot water shower, toilet - Separate rinse tank for cameras - Air-conditioned saloon on main deck with TV, DVD and music players - Complimentary Wlan internet - Library with magazines, novels and fish ID books - Air-conditioned restaurant on upper deck with bar - Satellite telephone - Open-air dining area - Sun deck & shaded area with sun chairs & matresses - Water dispenser

    PADI Advanced, EANx and specialty courses available onboard.

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    Menu, Cuisine Type...
    Dining on board the MY Excellence starts with dinner on the first day and consists of breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, plus snacks to ensure you are never hungry. You can expect a varied menu comprising a range of international dishes plus some local specialties. Meals are buffet-style with steward assistance.

    • International and local Egyptian cuisine; 4 different dishes per sitting
    • Main meals consist of breakfast, lunch and dinner, with snacks in between.
    • The menus are fixed and meals are served buffet style in the air-conditioned restaurant on the upper deck.
    • Snacks include biscuits, candy bars, freshly prepared afternoon snacks and fruit.
    • Tea, coffee, soft drinks and drinking water are free of charge.
    • Soda water, tonic water, beer and wine are available for purchase.
    • All diets, including vegetarian and halal, can be catered for with prior notice.
    • Catering begins with dinner on first day.
    Sample dishes: meat, chicken, fish (cooked or fried), local salads & vegetables (Tahina, Babaganoush ...), local sweets (Basbusa, Baklava, cake ...) ...

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    Technical Specifications...
    • Built in 2001, refurbished annually
    • Size - 34m x 8m
    • Top speed - 12 knots
    • Cruising speed - 10 knots
    • 2 x 800 HP MAN engines
    • 2 x 65 KW Perkins generators
    • 3 x Bauer dive tank compressors
  • Enriched air nitrox system
  • 12 litre aluminium tanks with DIN & int. valves (15l tanks available on request)
  • Electricity 220V - 24-hours per day
  • Water capacity - 15,000 litres
  • Fuel capacity - 14,000 litres
  • Freshwater maker - 9,000 litres per day
  • Waste storage tank

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    Navigation, Safety Features...
    • 2 x 25 person capacity life rafts
    • 2 x Yamaha motorised dinghies - 25 & 40 HP
    • Engine room CCTV
    • HF & VHF radios
    • Radar
    • GPS
    • Fishfinder
    • Depth sounder
    • Satellite & mobile phones
    • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light, horn & life buoys
  • Emergency lights / flares
  • Fire alarms / detectors
  • Life jackets in all cabins
  • Fire extinguishers throughout
  • MFA box and trained staff
  • 15,000 litres of continuous flow oxygen
  • Customer diving insurance is not included - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation

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