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MS Royal Evolution
From USD 145 per day
Customer rating
Very good!
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Length
39m
129 ft
Max 24
Nitrox
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At a glance...
  • Visits Red Sea North and South, Sudan South
  • All cabins with ensuite bathrooms
  • In-cabin morning coffee/tea service
  • 4 decks, sun deck with hot tub and music
  • 10, 12 and 15 litre tanks, nitrox, tech gas blends
  • Large boat

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MS Royal Evolution is considered by many to be the finest Red Sea liveaboard there is. This 39m long steel mono-hulled motor yacht cuts an impressive figure cruising around the best dive sites of Sudan and the Southern Red Sea.

Up to 24 scuba divers can be comfortably accommodated in en-suite cabins on this spacious vessel where 4 decks mean there is always plenty of room for everyone. The air-conditioned lounge and dining area is comfortably furnished and features TV, DVD, music system and computer with photo and video editing.

Although the saloon is very comfortable, many guests prefer to relax in the open air areas. With facilities both on the sun deck and on the upper deck's open air shaded area including music a bar and comfortable seating, it is little surprise. On the sun deck you can even take your cocktail with you into the hot tub. Other touches of luxury include a bathrobe, fresh daily pastries, hot afternoon snacks and a cup of hot chocolate after each night dive.

Diving facilities include a spacious deck with individual storage spaces, camera table with 2 air hoses, charging station and a fresh water shower. 10, 12 and 15 litres tanks are filled in situ including air, nitrox and other technical gas blends, and staff are always on hand to make the diving procedure run smoothly.

With 16 staff on hand to cater to your every need the experience on board MS Royal Evolution is one of luxury, comfort and style. If you are looking for a top quality Egypt or Sudan liveaboard, accept no substitute.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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More Trip Details...

Special offers: For special discounted prices, check the yellow highlighted trips in the schedule above.

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

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, some soft drinks, hot drinks, Egyptian entry visa on Egypt only itineraries), hotel accommodation, transfers to the boat from the airport, dives (unlimited), experienced English speaking divemaster, tanks, weight and weightbelts.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Dive equipment, local Egyptian taxes (US$ 19), marine park fees: all Brothers itineraries (US$ 58), all Marine Park itineraries (US$ 95). Sudan trips: taxes and entry visa (400 EUR + 155 US$ or 400 EUR + 205 US$ for American nationals), Hurghada to Port Ghalib transfers. Fuel supplement of (US$ 159) per person for all Sudan trips and (US$ 212) per person for all Deep south Sudan trips. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card, only cash for Sudan trips).

Optional extras: Canned soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, torches, diving computer, dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: MS Royal Evolution 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 is spent in a nearby hotel). Late arrivals or early departures can be arranged. Boat leaves the harbour on the morning of the second day of the cruise.

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. 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 15:00 hrs on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: There is no discount.

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 65% of the published price.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 8 guests and 1 additional person can join the cruise in a Standard cabin free of charge (total 9 guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Red Sea North & Wrecks - US$ 3 279, Red Sea Nth-Wrecks-Brothers - US$ 4 051, Red Sea South & St Johns - US$ 4 627, Sudan: St John-Sanganeb-Shaab Rumi - US$ 5 075.

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...
The Royal Evolution liveaboard has 4 Deluxe cabins on the main deck and 8 Standard twin bed cabins on the lower deck, each with its own private en-suite bathroom. The Deluxe cabins have queen size double- or twin- beds, are larger, and feature seaview windows, whereas the Standard cabins have portholes.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower, hand basin, toiletries, towels, bathrobes & hair dryer
  • Windows or portholes
  • Satellite TV and DVD player
  • In-cabin morning coffee/tea service
  • Reading lights
  • Desk & chair
  • Sofa & coffee table (Deluxe cabins only)
  • Bar refrigerator
  • Safety box for personal belongings
  • Wardrobe, mirror and shelves
  • Personal safety box
  • Bedding
  • Life jackets & fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour, 220V electricity supply
  • European-style 2-pin electrical sockets
  • Space for luggage
  • Smoke detector & sprinkler system
No. of bathrooms / showers - 14 / 14 - hot water

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Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
Crew of 16 comprises:
  • 3 Dive Instructors / Guides
  • Captain
  • 2 Cooks
  • 3 Engineers
  • 2 Masseuse
  • 2 Stewards
  • 3 Deck Hands
Nitrox & trimix - Diving dinghies - Dive platform & deck with hot water shower & toilet - Camera table with air guns & separate rinse tank for cameras - Air-conditioned saloon with TV, DVD, computer and music players - Library with movies, magazines & books - Air-conditioned dining area with well-stocked bar - Sun deck with hot tub, music & sun matresses - Upper deck shaded area with lounge seating & bar - Water dispensers

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Menu, Cuisine Type...
No sooner do you awake than service begins with cabin coffee/tea service. 3 gourmet meals are served each day. A personal fruit basket awaits you on arrival and there is fruit, snacks, tea and coffee available throughout the day. Each afternoon a hot snack is prepared with a fresh fruit cocktail. The menu is a blend of international fare with some dishes influence by Sri Lankan and Indian cuisine. Evening meals include a complimentary bottle of wine per table of 4.
  • International, Indian and Sri Lankan dishes served on board.
  • Food is served buffet style in the air-conditioned dining area located on the main deck.
  • Main meals consist of breakfast, lunch and dinner with hot snacks in between.
  • Biscuits, fruit, fresh baked pastries, candy bars, dinner wine, soft drinks, tea & coffee, and drinking water, are complimentary.
  • Extra alcohol drinks are available for purchase on board.
  • Dietary requirements can be catered for. Advance notice should be given.
  • Catering starts at guest check-in on the first day of the tour.
Meal examples: Lamb with artichoke and roast potatoes, Veal stew with potato anna, Chicken lemon butter with grilled vegetables, Veal stuffed with herbs and spinach gratin, Beef stroganoff with sautéed vegetables ...

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Technical Specifications...
  • Built in 2005, refurbished bi-annually
  • Size - 39m x 8.6m
  • Weight - 280 tonnes
  • Top speed - 14 knots
  • Cruising speed - 12 knots
  • 2 x 1,100 HP Cummins engines
  • 3 generators - 2 x Doosan 120 KW & 1 x Caterpillar 87 KW
  • 3 x Coltrisub dive tank compressors, plus 2 x NRC LP & 1 x Coltrisub LP (nitrox) compressor
  • Enriched air nitrox & trimix system
  • 10, 12 & 15 litre aluminium tanks with DIN & Int. fittings
  • Electricity 220v - 24-hours per day
  • Water capacity - 22,000 litres
  • Fuel capacity - 47,000 litres
  • Freshwater makers - 10,000 litres/day
  • Waste storage tank

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Navigation, Safety Features...
  • 2 life rafts (50 pax)
  • 3 dinghies - 2 x 55 HP & 1 x 25 HP
  • 62 nautical mile radar
  • SSB & VHF radios
  • GPS/Plotter
  • Echo sounder
  • Autopilot
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light & SOLAS life buoys
  • SART radar transponders & emergency flares
  • Fire alarms / detectors & sprinkler system
  • Life jackets in all cabins
  • Fire extinguishers throughout & fire blankets
  • First aid box and trained staff
  • Oxygen on board - 60,000 litres plus Wenroll rebreather system
  • Customer dive insurance is not included and is MANDATORY - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation
Monthly safety drills are conducted for the crew. These drills are intended for the crew to maintain peak performance skills for scenarios such as Man Overboard, Fire At Sea, Abandon Ship, Unconscious Diver, Lost Diver Searches and more. Guests can sleep soundly knowing that there is a 24 hour watch on board. The watch keeper moves throughout the ship to ensure that systems are functioning properly and that all is well.

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