South Moon Liveaboard, Egypt

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“Diving the Thistlegorm and Ras Mohammed. ”

Cindy L, United States United States
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Highlights

  • Spacious dive deck and zodiacs available
  • Camera station and rinse tanks
  • Varied mix of Western and Egyptian cuisine

The 27m MV South Moon Liveaboard ensures a comfortable diving holiday in the Red Sea, Egypt.

With 9 fully air-conditioned cabins and en-suite bathrooms, the M/V South Moon can accommodate up to 18 guests. As you cruise around the beautiful Red Sea dive sites and watch dolphins play at the boat's bow, you can relax comfortably on one of two spacious sun decks aboard the MV South Moon Liveaboard. The dining and living areas are air-conditioned, cozy and comfortable. Enjoy a varied mix of Western and Egyptian cuisine aboard the MV South Moon Liveaboard, as the friendly and professional crew is on hand to take care of you.

Diving is made easy with the spacious dive deck, and 2 zodiacs are available to make things even easier. There is also a camera station and separate rinse tanks for underwater camera equipment.

Start your Red Sea scuba diving liveaboard adventure and book online today.

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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, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries.

Required Extras: Fuel Surcharge (35 EUR per trip), National Park Fees (70 EUR per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities (60-80 EUR per trip), Alcoholic Beverages, Nitrox (80 EUR per week), Nitrox Course (185 EUR), Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear (150 EUR per week), Scuba Diving Courses (210 EUR), Snorkel Gear.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • 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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • 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
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Welcome Cocktails

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
  • Sidemount Diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English, French, Spanish, 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

  • Year built 2004
  • Year renovated 2014 (complete rebuild)
  • Length 27m
  • Beam 6m
  • Top speed 10 knots
  • Cruising speed 8 knots
  • Engines 2x MAN 350 hp
  • Max guests 18
  • Number of cabins 9
  • Number of bathrooms 10
  • Tenders 2x Zodiac 55hp + 25 hp
  • Water capacity 8.000l
  • Fuel capacity 5.000l
  • Freshwater maker 3t per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

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

South Moon Reviews

  • 8.7 Fabulous
  1. Vessel
    7.9
  2. Crew
    8.6
  3. Food
    9.4
  4. Diving
    8.6
  5. Value
    8.8
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Cindy L
  • United States United States
Excellent dive boat

Diving the Thistlegorm and Ras Mohammed.

Recommended for
Quality of the diving. The 4 dives a day including a night dive every night. Excellent crew.
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Mark R
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great time

Marine life.

Recommended for
Dive sites, dive guides, crew friendliness.
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Gerhard B
  • Austria Austria
Budget Boat with good value for your money

Dolphins (ok, this has nothing to do with the boat)

Recommended for
Dive dive dive
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Eva O
  • Slovenia Slovenia
Great trip.

Healthy coral reefs full of life.

Recommended for
Fantastic crew, good food and amazing dives.
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Linda G
  • Germany Germany
Great trip, amazing crew

- Swimming with Dolphins - Great variety of food, lots of vegetarian options - Really friendly crew

Recommended for
Food, Diving schedule, Friendliness of the people
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Adam J
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Excellent crew, great destination if you want to do a lot of diving.

General marine life, swimming with dolphins and Thistlegorm Wreck

Recommended for
Good dive guides, well orientated to people who want to do a lot of diving, good crew
  • 7.6 Good
  • Sebastian S
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Friendly staff, great dives, decent accommodation and poor vegetarian options for food

Was able to switch cabins when my cabin partner turned out to snore, and was able to switch to nitric halfway through, both of which were accommodating of them The cabins are fine, not fantastic but they work The vegetarian options weren’t great on the food, but the meat eaters said good things about the meat The dive sites could have been a little more varied towards the end but there was good variation in the beginning and we did have many truly amazing dives Crew were all extremely friendly and keen to make us happy

Recommended for
Fantastic dive sites, very accommodating staff and good price!
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Ingemar H
  • Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Great diving on a price-worthy boat

I had an amazing dive with a family of dolphins.

Recommended for
The dives, dolphins and price
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • FERNANDO B
  • Spain Spain
It was a lovely trip, nive diving experiences, friendly crew and nice team

It was a small group of nice people. Also, crew and dive guides made the trip unforgettable. Wonderful dive sites, nice live on board. Fully recommended!!!

Recommended for
diving sites, small group, easy life
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Benjamin B
  • France France
21 dives on the best Sinai dive sites

Nice boat and good cabins, although the AC on the lower deck can be very noisy. Good food. Good choice of dive sites : the classics, plus more original and less crowded sites. Friendly and competent dive guides, great number of dives per day (21 dives in total, with one night dive each day). Fair prices, although some extras (Nitrox) were more expensive than advertised on Liveaboard.com. Overall, I'd recommend diving with the South Moon!

Recommended for
Good choice of dive sites and competent dive guides ; daily night dive ; fair price for the package.