About the Trip
Length of trip 8 Days / 7 Nights
Departure 02 May 2022
Boarding from 18:00 (departure next morning) Marsa Ghalib
Return 09 May 2022 – 9:00 Marsa Ghalib
Dives. Approximately 22 dives in total
Open Water – 30 minimum logged dives required.
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.
This itinerary can depart from and arrive to either Port Ghalib or Hurghada, which will influence the order of the itinerary and the dive sites available at the start and end of the week. Please note that ports are subject to change.
Day 1: Arrive to either Port Ghalib or Hurghada for boarding
Day 2: Visit dive sites local to your departure port for three dives (a check dive, practice zodiac dive and night dive) before heading out to the marine parks.
Days 3-6: We normally plan to spend a day each at
• Big Brother
• Small Brother
• and the Elphinstone area
Day 7: After a week of drop-offs, enjoy two relaxed morning dives local to your arrival port allowing you to cruise into harbour in the early afternoon. Take advantage of an evening onshore to purchase souvenirs and enjoy Egypt’s famous hospitality before your journey home the next day.
Day 8: Depart from Liveaboard AM
This itinerary above is an example of the planned route and dive sites cannot be guaranteed.
All dives sites are subject to weather conditions and the final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides. Adverse weather can affect this route which includes several overnight sailings.
Large fish and pelagics Reefs: Deep drop-offs and exposed plateaus
Wrecks: Limited – Aida and Numidia at BrothersNight dives: Normally one or two during the week but not guaranteed
Marine Life: Wrecks, rays, sharks, octopus, lionfish, nudibranchs, frogfish, huge schools of fish, bright colourful reefs,