If you are a group of adventure seekers looking for a luxurious and comfortable vessel to accompany you for your diving trip in Egypt or Sudan, you may search no more. MY Odyssey is a luxurious boat that is specifically designed to provide convenience and high-class service to all its guests on board. In its 40 meters (131 feet) by 8.5 meters (27.5 feet) stretch, MY Odyssey houses 13 spacious and bright cabins, and could accommodate up to 26 guests on board. All cabins are equipped with comfortable beds, air conditioning units, and en suite bathroom facilities. It also features a fully airconditioned salon that has comfortable and large sofas, modern entertainment facilities, and a mini library. For sun lovers, they may enjoy the 2 featured sun decks located on the upper and lower deck, both equipped with convenient sun loungers. It also features a large dive deck with platforms, complete with safety facilities in accordance with the international standards. Guests will surely enjoy their itineraries in Sudan and Egypt, exploring the most beautiful sights the Red Sea has to offer.
Our Overall Review
Things we like:
Several divers reported that the guides were exceptional and they made it possible to see the dolphins ans hammer head shark up close.
Many divers stated that the caves at St. John's was beautiful and truly encompassed the rich life and diversity of the islands.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner were served in a timely manner with loads of snacks and bites in-between.
Some people were happy with the diligence and attentive nature f the staff and crew.
Things we don't like:
- A few people claimed that the briefings should have been more detailed.
- Some people noted that the weather did not play its part and caused extreme condition that was not diver friendly.
Where to book:
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Diving on the My Odyssey in Egypt
MY Odyssey is a luxurious boat launched in early 2012 as part of the Seafari Fleet, which is renowned for their quality service and extensive experiencing in operating diving safaris. The 40-meter longboat was renovated just recently to provide the most up to date facilities and amenities to every guest. Plus, free Wi-Fi is available aboard.
It features a large salon, which is equipped with an air conditioning unit, large sofas, a television set with speakers, modern entertainment systems such as DVD player, computers, and a mini-library. This is a convenient indoor place for socialization during the night or in between dives.
For guests looking for an open-air chill-out place, they may choose two equally convenient options. There is a partially shaded sun deck on the lower deck, and another on the upper deck; both sun decks are equipped with sun loungers, comfortable tables and chairs, bean bags, and a jacuzzi. Guests will surely relax and enjoy the view of the Red Sea!
The diving deck is spacious and has a platform for divers’ convenience. The diving deck is large enough for guests to prepare their diving equipment and to clean it afterwards. It is equipped with plenty of storage boxes for diving gears, freshwater showers, changing areas for wet suits, and charging ports to ensure that cameras and other devices are charged.
Lastly, the safety facilities onboard are guaranteed to be efficient since it is checked and maintained on a regular basis, and it is in accordance with the international standards. Life jackets, emergency rafts, efficient firefighting facilities, oxygen, and first aid kits are available onboard. In every cabin and in the saloon, a fire extinguisher is also available.
MY Odyssey houses 13 spacious cabins that can accommodate 26 guests on board, all are equipped with an air conditioning system, en suite bathroom facilities, and a mini bar. There are 2 King suites and 2 queen suites on the main deck, another queen suite and a twin cabin on the upper deck, and 7 twin cabins on the lower deck. The cabins are bright, large, and modern.
The dining area is fully air-conditioned and is located strategically on the boat for guests to enjoy the view while having their meals. Aboard, guests will enjoy three international cuisine meals in buffet style.
Light snacks like nuts and biscuits, as well as beverages including coffee, juice, tea, water, and soda, are served to guests all day and are completely free of charge. For alcoholic beverages, guests may request for them for a fee.
MY Odyssey traverses both in Egypt and Sudan, leaving guests a wide range of options to choose from. Egypt itineraries include world-renowned wreck diving sites in Abu Nuhas and Tistlegorm, and the stunning locations in Daedalus, Elphinstone, and Brother Islands. In Sudan, guests will surely enjoy the renowned diving site Umbria, which is a home of the most fascinating sunken ships and if the guests are lucky, they will be able to watch reef sharks, barracudas, and hammerheads in the area