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Golden Dolphin IV Liveaboard
The Overall Review
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In summary, this is what divers think:
3 reasons to dive
- Many people loved seeing the 22 hammer head shark at one location and said they would come back just to relive that experience.
- Some divers it was experience that they would carry with them forever, meeting and getting to know the other divers was truly remarkable.
- Many people were happy with the food that the chef prepared.
2 reasons NOT to dive
- Some people noted that there was scarcity in sharks because the water temp was between 27-28 degrees and thus the sharks were 50 meters below that level.
- Some people said that equipment on the liveaboard was a bit old and needed an upgrade.
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Description and details
Diving on the Golden Dolphin IV in Egypt
This ship has a total of three decks where passengers can choose where to relax and enjoy the ocean view during the safari. They can also sunbathe on the sun deck or enjoy the latest movies in the air-conditioned saloon.
Boat interior and Facilities
There are six cabins on the main deck perfect for families, four on the upper deck with twin beds and four cabins on lower deck with double beds. Each cabin has air-condition and private bathrooms with fresh towels. This ship has plenty of space for socialization, and the tourists may visit the main and upper saloon. There are three bars on the main, upper and on the sun deck and the dining area is on the lower deck. Furthermore, entertainment facilities like TV with DVD player are available to use on the upper deck and the sun deck.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner consist of local delicacies which can be taken to account by special dietary conditions. Cold and hot drinks are available along with snacks all day. An espresso machine is available on board, and alcoholic beverages and spirits are available for a price.
For special dietary requests, we recommend that you include these details on your booking information.
Dive Deck and Itinerary
MY Golden Dolphin IV has a spacious dive platform enough for divers to prepare for their expeditions. Rental equipment and Nitrox are available for a price. There are three to four dives per day and two dives on the last day. Like the rest of the Golden Dolphin fleet, this vessel offers the usual excellent quality of our amazing tours. The tours to the south, north of the Red Sea and some special tours are available for everyone. Explore through the wonders of sheer wall, and the plateau on the south. Travel to Daedalus reef to experience world class diving sites with shark sighting. The St. Johns is one of the highlights of the Red Sea and this is an excellent place for scuba diving and photographic opportunities. The Brothers are famous for its incredible pristine corals as well as the best places to dive with sharks and the Elphinstone is covered with soft corals, sponges, sea whips and huge gorgonians. The divers often spot hammerheads. The grand underwater tapestry of Elphinstone is known for its healthy marine life and underwater landscapes.
- Audio & Video Entertainment
- Air Conditioned Saloon
- Sun Deck
- Sun Loungers
- Indoor Saloon
- Child Friendly
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Local Food
- Dietary Restrictions
- Alcoholic Beverages and Spirits
- Hot & Soft Drinks and Cold
- Snacks All Day
- Air Conditioning
- En-Suite Cabins