JP Marine Liveaboard, Egypt

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Highlights

  • Year-round budget-friendly diving safaris in the Red Sea
  • Two sun decks for relaxation
  • Dive platform and shaded equipment set-up area

JP Marine Liveaboard offers year-round diving safaris in the Red Sea, Egypt. 14 air-conditioned cabins on board offer en-suite bathrooms with hot-water showers, two single berths, a nightstand table, reading lamps, a wardrobe, a fire alarm, and a fire extinguisher. Cabins are located away from the engine room to ensure a quiet night's sleep. Social areas include the main deck air-conditioned salon with an entertainment area, dining area, and self-service tea & coffee facilities. There are 2 sun decks on decks 3 and 4, one shaded with the bar area and an open solarium on deck 4 for sun lovers. Both make an excellent spot to relax between dives or unwind with a drink at the end of the day.

Diving aboard the JP Marine takes place from the dive platform at the back of the boat. The equipment set-up area is shaded and offers ample individual storage space for each diver. There are also 2 zodiacs for drop-offs and pick-ups at the dive sites. JP Marine liveaboard visits the best dive sites in the Red Sea. Itineraries to choose from include the Brothers, Daedalus, and Elphinstone route, where you can see the best the Red Sea has to offer; St Johns - located in the extreme south of Egypt, offers amazing diversity and memorable diving as well as trips to the North Red Sea to dive famous wrecks the SS Thistlegorm and Abu Nuhas. Whichever tour you choose, the experienced and professional guides and crew are on hand to help you create a fantastic dive safari in the Red Sea.

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

Required Extras: Environment Tax (70 EUR per week), Fuel Surcharge (50 EUR per trip), Gratuities (50 EUR per trip), Port Fees (25 EUR per week).

Optional Extras: Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Nitrox (70-90 EUR per week), Nitrox Course (185 EUR per activity), Private Dive Guide (350 EUR per week), Rental Gear (220 EUR per week), Scuba Diving Courses (140-435 EUR per activity).

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

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

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
  • 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.


Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2014
  • Length 37 m
  • Engines 2x610 HP MAN
  • Max guests 28
  • Number of cabins 14
  • Number of bathrooms 14
  • Tenders 2

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV

JP Marine Reviews

  • 8.7 Fabulous
  • 347 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    7.9
  2. Crew
    8.9
  3. Food
    9.5
  4. Diving
    8.5
  5. Value
    8.7
  • 3.6 Review score
  • Caeli L
  • Australia Australia
Disappointing Experience

I recommend NOT booking with JP Marine. The guides were rude and disengaged. The rental equipment was old and in poor condition. Several people on our trip were booked on JP Marine, but we were moved to a worse boat called CU for invented reasons at the last minute. The transfer from Hurghada and back was particularly bad. And basic facilities were missing - like outdoor showers.

Recommended for
Friendly crew, nice guests
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Laia P
  • Andorra Andorra
Very good experience

Friendy crew and very good food

Recommended for
Food, crew and good experience
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Lukas G
  • Austria Austria
Overallreview

I loved this trip, every Crewmember was friendly, nice and helpful. Special Thanks to the Cook who prepared awesome meals every day!!

Recommended for
Diveguide, Food, Cleanliness
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Emanuel W
  • Austria Austria
Fun and well-organized trip to some beautiful dive-sites

Diving the underwater maze at "Claudio" amongst other beautiful dive spots. Having excellent and varying food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoying the time in between dives in the bean bags on the sundeck.

Recommended for
Great food (good variety also of vegetarian dishes and plentiful) / Great crew (skilled, fun and polite) / Excellent diving (stunning underwater landscapes and coral gardens, colourful marine life)
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • SZE YIN T
  • Australia Australia
Fantastic ship and crew and great diving

Diving with dolphins Thistlegorm was brilliant The number of dives we got to do which was above what was expected and the effort put in by the crew to ensure we were able to dive the best sites at the best times Food was also amazing, crew went out of their way to cater to my dietary restrictions which was not expected but very much appreciated Cabin was spacious enough and had plenty of storage, with daily cleaning. Also loads of space on the two upper decks to chill between dives and dry gear etc

Recommended for
Diving, food, service
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Thomas R
  • Austria Austria
We totally enjoyed our first RedSea Livaboard

Very beautiful dive spots and colorful corals in a huge variety Diving & snorkling with dophins and an encounter with a tresher shark On board we enjoyed the company of the other guests (luckily the boats was not fully booked) and the crew, even though we had quite heavy wind an waves.

Recommended for
Great Guide, great Crew, great Reef
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Dominik R
  • Austria Austria
Week full of amazing and helathy coral reefs

Dolphins while diving, millions of small fish and beautiful reefs

Recommended for
Corals, Crew, Food
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Johanna W
  • Austria Austria
Great trip with 6 different kinds of sharks, good food, perfect conditions and nice company

Hammerhead and treasure shark, close contact with longimanus

Recommended for
Sharks, stingrays, manta
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Naisan E
  • Bahrain Bahrain
Best Liveaboard Ever

Sharks on Every dive .....This was like Shark week, Never seen so many sharks on one week of liveaboard, i have done many liveaboard but this one beat them all. Thank you JP Marine

Recommended for
Sharks, Crew, The Divers
  • 9.2 Superb
  • carina P
  • Argentina Argentina
Excelente!

El buceo y la buena onda de la tripulación y los guías que fueron "above and beyond" para cumplir nuetsras expectativas! El barco en si es espectacular, las cabinas son un poco calurosas (y por momentos en las de subsuelo se siente cierto olor a combustible/aceite), pero como se puede dormir en el deck superior al aire libre no hay problema! Gran experiencia!!!

Recommended for
El clima de la tripulación y los otros participantes, el buceo y las instalaciones compartidas!