Sea Serpent Liveaboard, Egypt

Great value for money

“The diving itself was amazing, we saw a whale shark on the last day of diving! The food was good as well. The drinks we so-so, no …”

Dmytro B, United States United States
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  • Hydrodynamic hull for increased speed and stability
  • Fantastic diving itineraries to famous dive sites
  • Nitrox available on board

The 34m MY Sea Serpent schedules year-round luxury diving cruises in the Red Sea, Egypt. The M/Y Sea Serpent has 11 cabins, each with individually controlled air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, mini-bar, bathrobes, and towels, accommodating up to 22 guests onboard. There is plenty of room for relaxation, either in the spacious modern salon with entertainment facilities and a large dining area or out on the partially shaded sundecks to breathe fresh sea air.

The MY Sea Serpent liveaboard was built with a hydrodynamic hull to increase speed and stability and ensure a comfortable journey even on high seas. Traveling from Hurghada or Port Ghalib, the M/Y Sea Serpent offers fantastic diving itineraries to the world-famous Red Sea dive sites of the Brothers Islands, Daedalus and Elphinstone Reef, and North and Tiran.

The experienced and professional crew of the MY Sea Serpent will ensure that guests have a memorable diving vacation. Book online today to start planning your Red Sea dive safari.

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

Required Extras: Park, Port and Fuel Fees (200 EUR).

Optional Extras: Dive Insurance (7 EUR), Gratuities, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Special Dinner, Extra Dives, Nitrox Course (175 EUR), Private Dive Guide (450 EUR per week), Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (175-350 EUR), Land Excursions, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide.

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
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • 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
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • 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.


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

The crew speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, and Italian.

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

  • Length 34m
  • Beam 7.5m
  • Cruising speed 12 knots
  • Engines 2 x 1000HP MAN
  • Max guests 22
  • Number of cabins 11
  • Number of bathrooms 13
  • Tenders 2 x 40HP
  • Freshwater maker 8500 L/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
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Sea Serpent Reviews

  • 8.7 Fabulous
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 6.8 Review score
  • Dmytro B
  • United States United States
Good diving but some safety and guides professionalism concerns

The diving itself was amazing, we saw a whale shark on the last day of diving! The food was good as well. The drinks we so-so, no regular coffee and we had to pay 2 euros per cup for the espresso machine. Now the safety was the worst I've seen so far... The guides took some questionable decisions on a few dives and weren't very friendly when confronted, the boat smoke alarms were NOT working (and this was acknowledged by the crew) and some of the boat's safety rafts were permanently attached to the sun deck (had to find actual scissors somewhere if you were to cut the straps).

Recommended for
Whale shark, reef, guests on board.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Scott R
  • United States United States
Great people, good boat

Highlights were the caves and the people on the boat.

Recommended for
The dive guides and crew were excellent. The south Red Sea was beautiful. was
  • 7.6 Good
  • Sergei K
  • United States United States
Some safety concerns

There were some safety concerns on the boat. We found out that the smoke detectors didn’t work in the whole boat. The crew admitted that they found an issue a few days before the departure but didn’t fix it. Also, many life wests were in a bad shape. Other than that everything was okay. We did St. John’s route and I was a bit underwhelmed by it. Corals are very healthy, but marine life was scarce. In conclusion I wouldn’t recommend neither the boat nor the route.

Recommended for
St. John’s has some of the healthiest corals I’ve ever seen. Swim throughs are amazing.
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Danae M
  • Switzerland Switzerland
Amazing time with great crew

Great people onboard, food was great! The crew was always helping taking off our fins and putting on the wetsuit! Super nice!! Highly recommend!

Recommended for
Food, friendliness of crew, dive sites
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Janine R
  • Germany Germany
Very nice trip with friendly people

The highlights for sure the, the dive-trips. The dive guides are very experienced i knew when to take us where to get the best experience.

Recommended for
Dive Sites, Boat, Crew
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Tamara B
  • Canada Canada
Good experience

Wonderful trip overall. Dive guides were great, this route (st johns - elphin - dead) covers a lot of km’s so bit of motion sickness came with. Wish they had more vegan/veggie hot food options, more shade available on the boat, and a hand rail adjacent to the stairs going to the bottom cabins. Also the layout of the dining area is very cramped and awkward. Lastly, the last rooms of the bottom cabins have one bed that is elevated and a bathroom that is half the size, I don’t think these rooms should be sold for the same price as they’re a bit uncomfortable, I ended up sleeping outside most nights as it was just easier. Boat is a 5/10 for me, crew 10/10, diving 9/10.

Recommended for
Dive guides
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Wolfgang L
  • Germany Germany

50 dolphins

Recommended for
Many dives, Food, crew
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Jonathan S
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great week away

This was a great trip. Although We've been on plenty of liveaboards, we'd never been on a Sea Serpent boat before, so was slightly apprehensive. Needn't have worried as the boat was brilliant, the crew really friendly and helpful and a really good itinerary. My only minor gripe was that the dive guides, whilst allowing us to dive our own plan, were a little slow to let us do that, so a few too many guided dives for my liking. also one of the guides was a little inconsistent in what he did - the dives that were guided rarely followed the dive brief. That is a minor gripe though and for anyone who likes being guided, I'm sure that's not a problem.

Recommended for
Boat, crew itinerary
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Joanne T
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great staff, lovely boat

Dolphins chasing the bow waves, sunshine, great diving, such genuinely lovely crew members Spotless quiet relaxed boat My only slightly comment would be that I couldn't see evidence of recycling (maybe in the background?) and just too many desserts! They look good but some of them tasted a bit weird, I would just stick to the yummy cookies, fruit and maybe one fancy pudding?

Recommended for
The dive guides, the boat crew, the diving
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Carmen M
  • Spain Spain
Good experience

The team, the experience, an rhe dives

Recommended for
Dive guides, friendly crew, pickup service