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Superlatives are inadequate to describe this boat of truly cosmic proportions. The MY Galaxy is straight out of the top drawer for luxury liveaboard diving in the Red Sea, and one of the top vessels in the Dive The World catalogue.

Length: 43 metres / 140 foot
Beam: 9 metres / 28 foot
Cruise: 12 knots
Divers: 22 (max. 24 for whole boat charter)
Enriched air nitrox is available here
Liveaboard diving in the Red Sea with the MY Galaxy

Built in 2009, this liveaboard boat makes use of the latest in marine technology, with twin 1400 HP MTU engines and Super Silent generators.

At over 42 metres in length, Galaxy oozes space and elegance. The stylish saloon is huge and beautifully fitted with large seaview windows and swish sofa seating to relax with a drink from the bar or espresso machine, or catch a movie on the 42" plasma screen TV. Galaxy also allows guests to stay connected with complimentary onboard internet access. There is a dedicated air-conditioned restaurant towards the bow of the main deck. This is the spot on this liveaboard where you'll sample fine dining with a touch of class.

The Standard cabins on the lower and upper decks are all bright and spacious with personal unit air-conditioning and private bathrooms. The king-size Royal Suite is immaculately designed, being large enough for 2 sofas and a separate walk-in shower cubicle in its bathroom. It is also equipped with a personal TV and DVD player. There are 2 more king-size Suites on the upper deck with large windows.

Like most scuba divers in the Red Sea, you'll want to make the most of your available time underwater. The Galaxy provides free nitrox for all qualified divers to enable you to do this. MY Galaxy also takes its guest safety seriously too. That's why everyone gets free use of the ENOS satellite location and rescue system. This means you don't need to be concerned about getting lost at sea - Galaxy do this for you!

The Galaxy's dive deck and platform will not disappoint you either. There are toilets, hot water showers, and charging points for batteries. 2 large motorised dinghies with experienced guides will whisk you away to all the top Red Sea dive spots.

The MY Galaxy is Master of the Universe when it comes to Red Sea liveaboard diving.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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There are currently no future dates available.

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More Trip Details...

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, coffee, tea and water, soft drinks, dives (as detailed in the trips above), tanks, weights and weightbelts, nitrox, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s), return transfers from Airport or nearby hotels.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Dive insurance, dive permissions and taxes (US$ 52), national park fees/permissions as follows:
Brothers: US$ 61,
Brothers & Elphinstone: US$ 61,
Marine Park Trips: US$ 97,
North & Wrecks: US$ 12,
Marsa Ghalib port fee: US$ 30. Unless otherwise stated, all listed items must be paid on arrival.

Optional extras: Scuba equipment (US$ 109 per trip), torches, marker devices, alcoholic drinks, visa. Unless otherwise stated, all listed items must be paid on arrival.

How to get there: MY Galaxy departs from Hurghada and Port Ghalib and return transfers are included from nearby hotels and from Hurghada and Marsa Alam airports to the departure point. Check-in time starts on the afternoon of the first day before dinner (boat departs next morning). Check out the morning of 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 information see our travel information section for the Red Sea.

Non-diver rate: US$ 122 off the published price.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): Add US$ 365 to the published price.

Dive clubs and group discounts: None.

Whole boat charter rate (per night): US$ 3 411.

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 in 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...
There is 1 king-size Royal Suite on the lower deck with its own TV/DVD player, sofa seating and double portholes for natural light. There are also 2 king-size upper deck Suites with windows. The 10 Standard Cabins are located on the lower and main decks. These all feature windows or twin portholes. All accommodations have private en-suite bathrooms.

All the cabins have:
  • Individual control air-conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom with hot water shower, shower gel and hand basin
  • Windows on upper deck and twin portholes on lower deck
  • Royal Suite has TV/DVD player & couches
  • Minibar
  • Bedding, towels & bathrobes provided
  • Bedside cabinet, hairdryer & mirror
  • Reading lights
  • Wardrobe & shelves
  • 24-hour, 220v electricity supply
  • Fire warning system
  • Life jackets & fire extinguisher
No. of bathrooms / showers - 15 / 15 - hot water

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Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
The boat crew comprises:
  • 2 Instructors / Divemasters
  • Captain
  • Chef & Chef's Assistant
  • Engineer
  • Steward
  • Waiter
  • 4 Deck Hands
Complimentary nitrox - 2 motorised dinghies - Dive deck & platform with hot showers, toilets, separate rinse tank for cameras and charging points for electrical equipment - Tec diving allowed and equipment for rent - Air-conditioned saloon with well-stocked bar, espresso machine, big-screen TV, DVD and music player - Computer with CD burner - Mobile internet USB sticks available, free of charge - Library with movies, diving magazines, novels & fish ID books - Air-conditioned restaurant - Large open-air shaded area - Shaded flybridge with comfy seating and tables - Teakwood sundeck with matresses - Water dispenser

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Menu, Cuisine Type...
International cuisine and local delicacies are flavour of the day onboard Galaxy, served buffet style in the air-conditioned restaurant.
  • Main meals comprise pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
  • A typical meal consists of soup, meats / fish, pasta, salads, potatoes and rice.
  • Bar snacks of chocolate bars, biscuits, cakes and fruit are available all day long.
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, drinking water and juice are all complimentary.
  • Pizzas are made as afternoon snacks, with ice-cream sometimes offered as dessert after meals.
  • Beer, wine, spirits and espresso are available for purchase onboard.
  • Vegetarian and other special diets can be catered for with prior notice.
  • Catering begins on guest arrival.

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Technical Specifications...
  • Built in 2009
  • Size - 42.5m x 8.6m
  • Top speed - 15 knots
  • Cruising speed - 12 knots
  • 2 x 1400 HP MTU engines
  • 2 x 84 KW CAT Super Silent generators
  • 2 x L&W dive tank compressors
  • Membrane enriched air nitrox system
  • 12 & 15 litre aluminium tanks with DIN fittings and international inserts
  • Electricity 220v - 24-hours per day
  • Water capacity - 16,000 litres
  • Fuel capacity - 18,000 litres
  • Freshwater maker - 9,600 litres per day

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Navigation, Safety Features...
  • 2 x life rafts
  • 2 x 25 & 40 HP Yamaha dinghies
  • ENOS GPS-satellite location & rescue system for all divers
  • Radar
  • GPS plotter
  • Echo sounder
  • VHF radio
  • Satellite & mobile telephones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light & horn
  • EPIRB
  • Fire alarms / detectors
  • Life jackets & fire extinguishers throughout
  • Extensive first aid box and trained staff
  • 20,000 litres of oxygen on board
  • Customer dive insurance not included - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation

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Low Budget Options

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MY Blue Planet I
From USD 99 per day

Customer rating: Excellent!

27m / 89 ft
Max 16
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea North
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Popular for group charters and d...
  • 12 and 15 litre tanks
MS Royal Evolution
From USD 152 per day

Customer rating: Very good!

39m / 129 ft
Max 24
Nitrox
  • Visits Red Sea North and South, ...
  • All cabins with ensuite bathroom...
  • In-cabin morning coffee/tea serv...
  • 4 decks, sun deck with hot tub a...
  • 10, 12 and 15 litre tanks, nitro...
  • Large boat
MY Blue Seas
From USD 130 per day

Customer rating: Very good!

37m / 122 ft
Max 22
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Huge Honeymoon Suite
  • Large boat
MY Emperor Superior
From USD 114 per day

Customer rating: Very good!

37m / 122 ft
Max 25
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Cabin for single traveller
  • Dedicated restaurant
  • Large boat with many relaxation ...
MY Miss Nouran
From USD 122 per day

Customer rating: Very good!

30m / 99 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Cruises Red Sea South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Dedicated indoor restaurant with...
  • Large boat
MY Seawolf Soul
From USD 142 per day

Customer rating: Very good!

36m / 119 ft
Max 22
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Technical diving facilities
  • ENOS satellite location and resc...
  • Large boat
MY Dreams
From USD 91 per day

Customer rating: Good

28m / 92 ft
Max 16
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Affordable option for 7 night tr...
  • 12 & 15 litre tanks available
MY Blue Pearl
From USD 127 per day

Customer rating: Be first to rate!

36m / 119 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Cruises Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Spacious comfortable communal ar...
  • Large boat
MY Emperor Asmaa
From USD 114 per day

Customer rating: Be first to rate!

30m / 99 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Dive computers available
  • Computer available for internet ...
MY Excellence
From USD 122 per day

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34m / 112 ft
Max 22
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea North and South, ...
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Dedicated restaurant with bar
  • Rebreather facility
MY Grand Sea Serpent
From USD 129 per day

Customer rating: Be first to rate!

41m / 135 ft
Max 24
Nitrox
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Spacious communal areas
  • Helium/oxygen blending station
  • Large boat

Middle Budget Options

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MY Felo
From USD 152 per day

Customer rating: Excellent!

39m / 129 ft
Max 22
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Cruises Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • ENOS satellite diver location sy...
  • Large boat
MY Golden Dolphin
From USD 117 per day

Customer rating: Excellent!

32m / 106 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Spacious air-conditioned saloon
MY Emperor Elite
From USD 108 per day

Customer rating: Very good!

38m / 125 ft
Max 26
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • Winner of our 'Liveaboard of the...
  • All cabins ensuite with media pl...
  • Dedicated restaurant, free dinne...
  • Large boat
MY Golden Dolphin III
From USD 138 per day

Customer rating: Very good!

37m / 122 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Dedicated restaurant room with b...
  • Large boat
MY Sea Serpent
From USD 122 per day

Customer rating: Good

33m / 109 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Cruises Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Dedicated restaurant with bar
  • Helium/oxygen blending station
MY Contessa Mia
From USD 137 per day

Customer rating: Be first to rate!

34m / 112 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea South
  • Cabins with private bathrooms
  • Dedicated restaurant
  • Large boat
MY Golden Dolphin II
From USD 131 per day

Customer rating: Be first to rate!

36m / 119 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
  • Visits Red Sea North and South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Dedicated dining room with bar
  • 12 and 15 litre tanks
  • Large boat with 2 sundecks

High Budget Options

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Red Sea Aggressor
From USD 175 per day

Customer rating: Excellent!

36m / 119 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
  • Visits Red Sea South
  • All cabins with private bathroom...
  • Free local wine and beer, lost d...
  • Photo/video center
  • Sun deck with Jacuzzi, masseuse
  • Large boat with steel hull