Freedom VIII, Egypt


The Freedom VIII liveaboard is a fantastic budget friendly option for dive trips exploring the Northern Red Sea. Itineraries are either short 2 or 3-night trips or longer 6-night trips. Dive sites may include the famous wrecks of the north such as the Thistlegorm and Dunraven, Ras Mohamed,the Straits of Tiran and the well-known dive sites of Woodhouse, Jackson, Thomas and Gordon which are rich in marine life. Dive facilities on board include a dive deck located at the back of the boat and dive tender.

Topside the Freedom VIII yacht caters to just 11 guests making her ideal for small groups. There are 5 cabins on-board, 1 x double, 1 x twin and 1 x triple with en-suite bathrooms and 2 x twin cabins which share a bathroom. For relaxation there are 2 sun decks, one on the bow and one on the stern, as well as an indoor salon and dining room with AC, TV, DVD player and music player. Full board accommodation is included and special dietary requirements can be catered to with advance notice.

The friendly and professional crew of the Freedom VIII liveaboard Egypt are on hand to help you create a memorable Red Sea diving safari. Call us or book online today to reserve your space.

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

Required Extras: National Park Fees (7-13 EUR per day), Visas and Fees (25 EUR per trip).

Optional Extras: Dive Insurance, Travel Insurance, Chamber Fees (1 EUR per day), Gratuities (10 EUR per day), Airport Transfer (10 EUR), Local Flights, Alcoholic Beverages, Nitrox Course (80 EUR), Private Dive Guide (50 EUR per day), Rental Gear (15-25 EUR per day), Scuba Diving Courses, Glass Bottom Boat Excursion (15 EUR per trip), Land Excursions, Snorkel Gear, Wakeboarding (20 EUR per trip), Water Ski (20 EUR per trip).

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
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Family Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner

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.


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

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.

Boat Specifications

  • Length 22 meters
  • Cruising speed 12 knots
  • Engines 2 x 750 HP
  • Max guests 11
  • Number of cabins 5
  • Number of bathrooms 4
  • Water capacity 6 tonnes
  • Fuel capacity 8 tonnes

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits

Freedom VIII Reviews

  • 8.0 Very good
  • 1 Verified Review
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  • 8.0 Very good
  • Andrew M
  • New Zealand New Zealand
finally dived the thistlegorm

Thistlegorm for sure. TRhere was only 5 of us on there so that was great, would ahve to say be different story if full

Recommended for
food was good, wreck was great, boat was empty
Origin: US