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Golden Dolphin II

Make your trip to the Red Sea extra memorable with Golden Dolphin II! This premium, one of a kind vessel was launched in 2006 with the main objective of providing a convenient and luxurious diving and cruising experience to its guests. This beauty can accommodate up to 20 guests, perfect for small groups and families. It houses 10 spacious cabins, all equipped with air conditioning units and en-suite bathroom facilities. It has a saloon, a dining room, sun decks, and a dive deck. The Golden Dolphin II has been upgraded recently, including the interior, equipment, cabins, and so much more! Guests will definitely enjoy their Egyptian dive safari tour with Golden Dolphin II!

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Golden Dolphin II Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 7.3 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Golden Dolphin II Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

Main Golden Dolphin II Liveaboard, Egypt
Golden Dolphin II Liveaboard
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5 reasons to dive

  • Many people noted that the has all the modern amenities and is in pristine condition for you to live like a king or queen.
  • Some divers said that they saw an abundance of marine life on certain spots and the diving masters were very knowledgeable.
  • The crew was hospitable and always friendly in nature making the cruise interesting and warm for all on board.
  • Many people were happy with the trips to the islands where they got to have dinner under the stars and also exploring the wildlife found on the tropical treasures.
  • Many people noted that the chef went out of his way prepare delicious meals that was right for each guest.

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • Many people noted that they would have liked to spend more time on the land excursions.

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2014
Max divers 20
Internet Yes (free)
Nitrox Yes ($)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station Yes
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes


The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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The passion behind this guide is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 


  • Accommodates up to 20 guests
  • 10 spacious cabins
  • Explore the majestic location like Ras Mohammed National Park, Tiran Straits, Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinstone, St Johns Reef
  • World renowned dive sites of Thistlegorm, Rosalie Muller, and Salem Express
  • Two sundecks, large dive deck, and an air conditioned salon
  • Rental equipment and courses available

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Description and details

Diving on the Golden Dolphin II in Egypt

Vessel Features

Golden Dolphin II is a luxurious vessel introduced in 2006, measuring 36 meters (118 feet) by 8 meters (26 feet), and was specifically designed to provide comfort and convenience to all guests, divers or non-divers alike. As a part of the Golden Dolphin Fleet, guests are ensured that they will be given a service that is of the highest standards. In its most recent upgrade, it is ensured that the boat has new everything – the design, rooms, electronics, engines, furniture, plumbing, and so much more. It houses spacious cabins that are equipped with air conditioning units, en suite bathroom facilities, and a minibar, making every guest’s comfort and convenience needs provided for!

Aboard, one can enjoy its luxurious facilities and amenities. In between dives, its users may enjoy the boat’s fully air-conditioned lounge that has comfortable and cozy sofas, modern entertainment sets like flat-screen TVs and computers, books, magazines, and other entertainment materials. You may stay here to relax and chat with your friends after a very long adventurous day!

Guests may also enjoy the shaded sun lounges, perfect for the sun lovers out there! For that open-air scenery, guests may choose from 2 sundecks located in the upper and lower deck, bot equipped with comfortable chairs and sun loungers, perfect for socialization after every dive.

Finally, divers may enjoy the spacious dive deck of Golden Dolphin II. It features a large space in order for the guests to comfortably prepare their diving equipment and maintain it after the dives. It has large storage boxes installed, charging ports, and freshwater showers to wash off all that salt and sand. Safety is also not an issue, the boat is equipped with safety equipment that corresponds to international standards, including life rafts and life jackets, oxygen and first aid equipment, an alarm system, smoke detectors, and an efficient fire fighting system. Also, there is a fire extinguisher in every cabin and in the saloon!

The Cabins

Golden Dolphin II houses spacious cabins; 8 of which are located in the lower deck and are equipped with twin beds, air conditioning units, minibars, and en suite bathroom facilities, while the other 2 are in the upper deck and are equipped with king-sized beds.


Guests may enjoy the stunning view of the Red Sea while having their meals in a buffet style! The dining area in Golden Dolphin II is strategically situated to have the guests experience a panoramic view of the surroundings. Meals from international cuisines are served during breakfast, lunch, and dinner; an afternoon snack is also included. Guests may also enjoy light snacks and beverages (coffee, soda, juice, water, tea) throughout the day and it is completely free of charge!


Golden Dolphin II traverses the most stunning itineraries in the Red Sea. Guests may visit the triangle, which consists of Brothers Islands, Daedalus, and St. Johns, where divers with advanced certification may explore the beautiful reefs in the area, coated with hard and soft corals, and even meet hammerheads and sharks up close!

Boat features
  • Camera Station
  • 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
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter

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