MV Tala

MV Tala is a steel hulled liveaboard, which was launched by the Red Sea Explorers, who are famous for providing quality performance and safe diving experiences. Tala is a 36 meters/120 feet long alluring vessel that offers the best dive destinations of Egypt and Sudan. It is amongst those few liveaboards that sail long distance trips. In the itineraries of Tala, you can explore the famous Thistlegorm and Abu Nuhas ship cemetery, which is covered with corals. In the dive journey of Sudan, Tala gives an opportunity to discover the fascinating vistas of Umbria. Here, you can have a guest appearance of thousands of fish species including barracudas and hammerhead sharks.

A proper review of
MV Tala Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 7.4 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about MV Tala Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • MV Tala Liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 14-04-2019

3 reasons to dive

  • Many people said they had a wonderful experience on board the MV Tala and it was picture perfect and clean.
  • Several divers commended the diving crew on excellent presentations and for the wonderful diving sites.
  • The crew was exceptional always doing the extra things that made you feel appreciated.

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • Many people noted that there was not much leisure time to go around.

Key facts

Year (re)built:N/A
Max divers22
InternetYes (free)
NitroxYes ($)
Rental equip.Yes ($)
Camera stationYes
Min. logged divesNo minimum
AirconYes

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
$129$
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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Highlights

  • Explore the famous dive sites like Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinstone, St. Johns and Cousteau habitat and Pre-continent II
  • A chance to witness a variety of sharks, mantas and Russo dolphins
  • Floating dive school with a variety of rental equipment
  • Capacity to welcome 22 divers in 11 deluxe cabins
  • Triple bed cabin which is ideal for a family
  • Provides an opportunity to dive in the deep caves and wrecks
  • Access to the internet is free
  • Nitrox for certified divers
  • Instructors are there to assist for a safe dive
  • Delicious food served three times a day

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Description and details

Diving on the MV Tala in Egypt and Sudan

MV Tala – ultimate liveaboard that offers the best dive destination in Egypt and Sudan

The gorgeous liveaboard MV Tala is famous for its quality service and safe diving experiences. It is specially designed to provide a comfortable dive safari adventure. It is an exceptionally the stable vessel, which is fully equipped to give a magnificent performance on long distance trips.

The diving itineraries of the luxurious Tala cover all the astonishing sites. You can explore the gorgeous hammerheads in the dive site of St. Johns. If you are a wreck lover than the Northern route of Tala will attract you the most.

Boat Interior – herculean liveaboard with an ornate interior

The strong liveaboard has a capacity to accommodate 22 divers in 11 ultra-modern cabins. All these cabins possess eminent facilities required for a comfortable trip. 8 cabins are located on the lower deck and 3 on the main deck. These cabins have twin beds that can be shared with the fellow divers. Whereas, the cabin with a triple bed is ideal for a family. All these cabins have en-suite bathrooms, hot/fresh water, air-conditioning with a temperature control system, bathrobes, and storage areas. The communal areas of Tala are the indoor saloon, bar and the dining area.

Deck Areas – dive safely and enjoy freely with MV Tala

The dive deck of MV Tala has an ample space where the equipment is placed. The divers can prepare on the spacious deck before they plunge for their underwater trip. It has all the tanks lined-up for the divers and the professional instructors are always ready to assist you. There is a variety of rental equipment and Nitrox for the certified divers. The sundeck on the top deck consists of a shaded area which has cushioned lounges. Divers can have a relaxing period while enjoying the sea breeze.

Food and Entertainment

The beautiful liveaboard provides multiple options for entertainment for its guests. You can avail these facilities onboard to have a comfortable and home-like feeling. The indoor saloon is not less than a hub-spot, it provides all the facilities including an a/v entertainment system with movies, DVDs, music, free access to the internet, electronic charging stations, and much more.

The quality of food provided onboard is not only scrumptious but also prepared freshly in a clean and tidy environment. Expert chefs present their art three times a day in buffet style. You can eat anything from the western or Arabic menu of the day. Selective snacks and a variety of beverages are served all day long. Divers on a special diet or medication are also catered on special request.

When to go

Diving in Egypt is possible all year round and the conditions are the same for Sudan. They not only share the water border but also the climatic conditions. The months which are considered best for diving start from May till October. The temperature of the water is hottest from June to September and December to March are comparatively the colder months. You can plan your dive safari adventure in any season of your choice with MV Tala and experience an exciting and unforgettable trip.

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • MV Tala Liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 14-04-2019
Boat features
  • Camera Station
  • 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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter

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