Amelia Discovery, Egypt

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The MY Amelia Discovery yacht is a fantastic Red Sea liveaboard built with divers' needs in mind. 10 double and twin cabins comfortably accommodate 20 guests. All cabins have airconditioning, ensuite bathrooms and storage space. There is a modern and bright indoor salon and dining room located on the main deck. On the upper deck is a bar and outdoor lounge, perfect for enjoying the sea breeze and a drink at the end of the day. On the upper deck is an outdoor lounge with bar and shaded area with tables & chairs and on the top deck is a spacious sundeck with mattresses for sunbathing or relaxing in between dives.

Diving from the M/Y Amelia Discovery liveaboard takes place from the spacious dive deck and swim platform located at the back of the boat. There is ample space for gearing up and divers have individual storage boxes. Two tenders are on hand for easy drop off and pick up at the dive sites. Nitrox is also available for those certified. 7-night itineraries allow divers to explore some of the best dive sites in the Red Sea, including the Deep South and Elphinstone route, North, Wrecks and Ras Mohammed and Brothers, Daedalus & Elphinstone.

Call us or book online today for a fantastic Red Sea liveaboard aboard the Amelia yacht.


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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Nitrox, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, WiFi internet.

Required Extras: Dive Insurance, Environment Tax (35 EUR per trip), National Park Fees (5-80 EUR per trip), Port Fees (25 EUR per trip), Visas and Fees (35 EUR per trip).

Optional Extras: Travel Insurance, Gratuities (40 EUR per trip), Alcoholic Beverages, Nitrox Course, Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (150-300 EUR), Snorkel Gear.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Welcome Cocktails
  • Full-board Option

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


Diving

  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Tech diving
  • Rebreather Support
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Sidemount Diving
  • Shaded Diving Area
  • Free Nitrox

The crew speaks English.


Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.


Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2005
  • Year renovated 2011 and 2017
  • Length 32 meters
  • Beam 7.5 meters
  • Engines 2 x 500 HP MAN
  • Max guests 20
  • Number of cabins 10
  • Number of bathrooms 10
  • Tenders 2 x 5.25 m zodiacs with 40 HP outboard engines
  • Water capacity 10 tons
  • Freshwater maker 4 tons per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fishfinder
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light

Amelia Discovery Reviews

  • 8.5 Fabulous
  • 13 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    7.7
  2. Crew
    8.5
  3. Food
    9.5
  4. Diving
    8.6
  5. Value
    8.3
  • 6.8 Review score
  • Joanne C
  • Germany Germany
A great dive trip, in a very small cabin

The Deep South tour was wonderful for me, because after some nasty experiences with sharks in the north, I prefer the lovely southern reefs. The dive and boat crew were very good and always helpful, the international guests made it interesting, but the cabins were very small with limited storage and no separate shower in the bathroom, so everything would get wet. I had a cabin to myself, so it was not so bad, and I mostly showered on deck when possible, but it would have been very uncomfortable with a 2 people in the cabin, especially 2 strangers. The ship was small and already crowded although we were only 14 people. With a full ship, it would have been hard to find seating in the shade on deck. The food was plentiful, but not outstanding, and deserts were luckily not very appealing. All in all a good week, but I found the ship a bit small and uncomfortable for the price.

Recommended for
The staff, the diving, the timing
  • 8.0 Very good
  • catherine E
  • France France
great time in the red see

brother and ephistone

Recommended for
organisation good coocking very nice crew
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Christopher T
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
I thoroughly enjoyed my week on the the Amelia.

We were very lucky during our dive on the south side of Elphinstone. Sharks and Dolpins in one dive. This more than made up for the north side and some of the other relatively mundane dive sites. In general if you like diving on reefs with coral gardens / pinnacles or through cave systems that are open to light above then this is the trip for you. The deep south tour is not something you should take if you are more interested in just seeing some sharks.

Recommended for
The crew were really very helpful, a very nice mix of divers from other countries, and some very nice dives.
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Martin M
  • Austria Austria
Some sharks in the water and very nice staff on the boat

Good food and great guide (crew in general funny and attentive).

Recommended for
Baby reef shark, hammerhead, longimanus
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Bradley J
  • United States United States
Good value for money, great food

We were moved to the Amelia's sister boat, Samira, though from what I can tell the crew and the boats are nearly identical. The crew is very friendly and the boat is clean, if a bit sparse. For this price point the dive safari met my expectations, with safe diving and a friendly crew. The food exceeded expectations; mostly western fare but produced with care and enough variety throughout the week. The dive deck was a bit cramped with a full boat and there are no showers for rinsing off after diving. Only real complaint was that our dive group (there were two divemasters and guests were roughly divided between them based on experience), including a few newer divers, had our dives managed a bit too closely by the dive staff for my liking. I understand being concerned with safety but having my air checked five times a dive and being encouraged to stay unnecessarily close with the rest of the group made some dives feel rushed or forced. Overall good value for money though, and a friendly boat crew.

Recommended for
Food, value, friendliness
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Ekaterina T
  • Russia Russia
Super clean/amazing crew

Definitely worth going to. We were only 4 guests so crew was all for us, they made it super comfortable and fun week. Cabins are cleaned every day, the boat itself a couple of times. The Chef was great, always freshly prepared food. Diving itself was also just great. Thank You!

Recommended for
Food/sharks/crea
  • 9.2 Superb
  • David R
  • Switzerland Switzerland
Great experience

Very worthy to experience for seeing various fishes, many sharks, turtles and many more. Very nive crew and guides dive. Perfect week of diving.

Recommended for
Amazing dives, sharks, perfect crew service