Blue Planet 1, Egypt

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Highlights

  • Only 15 guests on board for a more intimate setting
  • Dive the Northern Red Sea & Wrecks from Hurghada
  • Perfect for small groups

The Blue Planet 1 liveaboard Egypt accommodates just 15 guests in 8 twin cabins. Six standard cabins are located on the lower deck and two sea-view cabins are located on the upper deck. Each cabin features twin beds, private en-suite bathrooms, individually controlled air-conditioning and storage space. Spread around the boat is ample space to relax and unwind during your Red Sea dive safari. On the main deck is a spacious indoor salon and dining area with entertainment system. Outside is a shaded terrace and two cushioned sunbathing platforms allowing ample space for everyone.

The Blue Planet 1 liveaboard has a large dive deck located at the back of the boat, along with a swim platform and tenders to make getting to and from the dive sites as easy as possible. On the dive deck are charging stations, individual gear storage areas, rinse tanks and fresh-water showers. Blue Planet 1 itineraries depart from Hurghada to offer 6 days of diving around the northern wrecks and reefs of the Red Sea, including the world-famous SS Thistlegorm and Abu Nuhas - the ships graveyard.

To start planning your Red Sea dive safari aboard the Blue Planet 1 liveaboard, call us or book online today.

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

Required Extras: National Park Fees (75-100 EUR per trip), Visas and Fees (30 EUR per trip).

Optional Extras: Alcoholic Beverages, Nitrox (65 EUR per week), Nitrox Course (135-145 EUR), Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (90-155 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
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Free Soft Drinks

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
  • Rebreather Support
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English, German, French, and Russian.


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 1999
  • Year renovated 2013
  • Length 27 meters
  • Beam 7 meters
  • Top speed 12 knots
  • Cruising speed 10 knots
  • Engines 2 x 600 MAN
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 8
  • Number of bathrooms 9
  • Tenders 1 x Yamaha 25 HP
  • Water capacity 5000 liters
  • Fuel capacity 10000 liters
  • Freshwater maker 6000 liter per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Blue Planet 1 Reviews

  • 8.9 Fabulous
  • 27 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    7.9
  2. Crew
    9.2
  3. Food
    9.7
  4. Diving
    9.0
  5. Value
    8.9
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Jesse A
  • United States United States
Excellent trip and overall experience

The boat was lovely to relax on for a week. The dive guide was well informed and flexible. He took us to some of the best wrecks and reefs I have ever gone diving. Finally, the crew was wonderful. They took great care of us, with good food, clean cabins, and just wonderful people.

Recommended for
Dive sites, Crew, Boat Conditions
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • sarah B
  • United States United States
good trip

It was raja-what more could you say?

Recommended for
Ship manager made the trip! Food was amazing, catered to my vegetarian request, crew friendly
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Douglas R
  • United States United States
Lots of Sun and Great Cooking!

Thresher shark, wrecks, and Mohammed as a positive energy on the boat.

Recommended for
Mohammed --- pure, positive energy in food Sept., plenty of deck space for sunning, clear water for dives
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Douglas A
  • United States United States
1st liveaboard trip

The boat shows its age (oldest boat in their fleet) cabins need to be rehabbed otherwise no other complaints food was plentiful and great, crew was fun and knowledgeable and the diving was fantastic...will be going back

Recommended for
Food,diving, and schedule
  • 8.4 Very good
  • John A
  • United States United States
Great value for last minute trip

Great food, small/cozy boat, friendly staff, lots of wrecks and turtles (our Feb trip was quite cold, but we pushed through), and dolphins on our final day!

Recommended for
Wrecks, dining, and turtles
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Marco T
  • Netherlands Netherlands
Satisfying

Daedalus

Recommended for
Relaxation Service Stressless
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Ali M
  • Bahrain Bahrain
will do it again

we have seen a lot of species, sharks, turtle, dives were exceptional.

Recommended for
the boat crew, the guide , the weather
  • 9.2 Superb
  • stephan R
  • France France
we will be back! for sure....

We were picked up at Hurghada airport and taken to Bluepearl. We were warmly received by the crew. Everything was very uncomplicated. The diving guides "Nemo" and "Maradona" have everything to meet our wishes. We did very nice dives at the Brothers Islands and the Ras Muhamed. Also many thanks to Liveaboard.com We will definitely be back

Recommended for
1. Dive Spots, 2. Dive Guides, 3. Service
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Oliver H
  • Germany Germany
eine super Woche zu einem Top-Preis-Leistungsverhältnis

Eine Woche liveaboard mit einem super Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis. Eine kleine Gruppe von 14 Tauchern und einem Dive-Guide. Kein Luxus aber das was für das Geld geboten wird spitze und super ausreichend!!! Super Tauchplätze, super Crew - alles im ganzen spitze!

Recommended for
unglaublich schöne Wasserwelt
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Anonymous
First Time Liveaboard - Exceptional experience

Seeing Dolphins and exploring the thistlegorm. Also making great friends whilst on board as the crew were absolutely fantastic. Everyone on board representing your company did an outstanding job, and I wish them all the very best in future. Hopefully we will meet again!

Recommended for
The Crew, The Diving and the Memories
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Robert Gavin G
  • Canada Canada
Live, Dive and Make Some Memories!

Being able to explore the sunken history of the northern Red Sea and being well looked after by all the staff of Blue Planet One!

Recommended for
Friendly crew, delicious food and exploring the wrecks!
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Mike W
  • Netherlands Netherlands
Very worth while experience, professional and friendly crew and pleasurable diving

The highlights were the great visibility and conditions as well as seeing dolphins up close

Recommended for
Very good value for money, boat was clean and in good condition and great dives
  • 10 Exceptional
  • ALLAN B
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great dive boat

Diving Thistlegorme

Recommended for
Friendly captain and crew, excellent dive guide, lovely biat
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Frøydis A
  • Norway Norway
Geat Holyday

Thistlegorm and sharks

Recommended for
the dives, the food, the crew
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Ksenia K
  • Russia Russia
Good value for money, crew and cook were fantastic.

We have visited almost all wrecks, met dolphins.

Recommended for
Itinerary, crew, food
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Frøydis A
  • Norway Norway
Service, vennlighet og god tone mellom alle om bord.

dykkene

Recommended for
dykkene, maten og været
Origin: US