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Golden Dolphin III Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 5.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Golden Dolphin III Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
4 reasons to dive
- Many people commended the staff on working hard and always having a lively spirit
- Divers said they were happy with the dive instructor and thorough briefings he gave
- A couple of divers said the reefs was in pristine condition
- Many people were happy with the diversity of food served by the chef
2 reasons NOT to dive
- Some of the people said the cabins were small and didn't have enough room for luggage
- A couple of people were taken back by the tip they had to leave the crew
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Description and details
Diving on the Golden Dolphin III in Egypt
This boat started its journey in 2008 and has earned hundreds of positive reviews from tourists. It has a length of 37m/121.3f with two zodiacs and freshwater maker that can produce 4500 liters per day. It has modern and spacious socialization areas.
Golde Dolphin III can accommodate a total of 20 guests to its ten stylish cabins located on the main and upper deck. All rooms have private bathrooms with hot and cold water showers, air-conditioning, a mini-bar and large windows perfect for ocean viewing. Housekeeping is provided daily to give guests clean and neat rooms. The spacious saloon is located on the lower deck that has audio and video entertainment systems with a small library. Sun lovers can relax at the sky deck with cushioned loungers which is also perfect for ocean viewing.
There are healthy and delicious meals from local and international cuisines made by the professional chef and staff onboard, and each ingredient is fresh from the local market They see to it that meals vary every day to satisfy everyone’s appetite and served together with complimentary drinks. Snacks are available all day, and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Vegan and vegetarian options are available for those with a strictly plant-based diet. We observe any specific dietary requests moreover we recommend guests to add their requests on the booking form to serve them better on board. We only cater requests with food allergies and religious beliefs.
We ensure that this liveaboard is well-prepared for any expedition. Our management follows the Boat Safety checklist to ensure a smooth and safe journey. This boat has necessary facilities for boat navigation and safety equipment including life vests placed on every level of this liveaboard, emergency rafts, oxygen, fire extinguisher, satellite phones, and first aid kits. The professional staff members are well trained to perform first aid, and they can also manage any situation that might occur onboard.
The spacious dive deck has complete diving equipment available for every diver. There are personal gearboxes, separate rinsing tanks for the underwater camera, hot and cold showers, tenders for diving, side-mount diving and rebreather support. Nitrox is free for those with certification and a dive logbook. Rental dive equipment and snorkeling gear are available for reservation upon booking.
The friendly team welcomes guests with refreshments and snacks upon joining aboard. A short briefing and introduction are given to provide guests with safety guidelines and the itinerary plan. The itinerary packages are budget-friendly, and the most famous places are included. Ras Mohammed National Park has excellent wall diving and abundant coral formations. Hurghada is the second-best spot in Egypt. Also, it has an exciting wreck scene and a suitable place to learn scuba diving. Capture the beauty of oceanic whitetip sharks, hammerhead sharks, and other various reef sharks. View the abundant coral gardens, pinnacles, and beautiful caves. The best time to dive in the Red Sea is during the low season between June, July, and August. The cold season is during December, January, and February. We are always on hand to serve you throughout the year.
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- 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
- Free Internet