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Samira Discovery

With its mind boggling assorted variety of vivid corals in perfectly clear turquoise water, the Red Sea enchants divers who adventure underneath its surface. If you are searching for an extraordinary Liveaboard diving experience in the Red Sea, then you are in the right path. Welcome on board the Samira Discovery. Built in 2010 and recently renovated in 2018, Samira Discovery will surpass everyone’s expectations. The luxurious Egyptian Liveaboard gives its guests the chance to discover some of the most delightful and stunning dive sites on the planet. Entertaining and fascinating, the 11-cabin sumptuous boat will take you on a magical cruise rich in coral reefs, beautiful drop offs and beautiful wrecks full of history, teeming with life and colors.

A proper review of
Samira Discovery Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 5.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Samira Discovery Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

The Samira Discovery liveaboard, Egypt
Samira Discovery Liveaboard
Good Liveaboard

5 reasons to dive

  • Many people were happy with the diverse marine life like, hammer head sharks, oceanic white tip, guitar shark, eagle ray and octopus.
  • Some people mentioned that the crew was friendly and always offered a helping hand.
  • Many divers said they had a balanced schedule that allowed them to have plenty of dives and still enjoy some time on the sun deck.
  • Divers were happy with the option of diving alone whenever the opportunity presented itself.
  • Many said they would return to explore more wonders of the red sea.

2 reasons NOT to dive

  • Many people claimed that the general walls were disappointing as nothing was happening there.
  • Some people noted that there was not any library on board the boat.

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2018
Max divers 22
Internet Yes (free)
Nitrox Yes (free)
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. 


  • Discover some of the most enchanting and breathtaking dive sites of Egypt.
  • Varied charming underwater landscapes: a whole new world of coral and pelagic life!
  • Perfect visibility and crystal clear water.
  • Boat crew members are well trained and experienced in the field.
  • Plentiful tasty food served on board, special diet options are available.
  • Huge dive deck and dives from tenders.
  • Air-conditioned indoor lounge and cabins and 2 sun decks with a bar available
  • Nitrox available, as well as rental gear and dive courses.
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Snorkeling is possible and families are welcome.
  • All safety measures are taken.

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Description and details

Diving on the Samira Discovery in Egypt

The Red Sea is undoubtedly an ideal destination for an exceptional diving Liveaboard. Samira Discovery is a 37 meter / 122 feet long wooden boat that offers its guests the opportunity to dive in the Egyptian Red Sea. Built-in 2010 and newly renovated in 2018, the delightful wooden vessel pampers its guests in a uniquely modern and luxurious atmosphere. Designed for divers by divers, it provides all the diving facilities and gear required for an unforgettable adventure.


Samira Discovery hosts up to 22 divers on board, families, snorkelers, and non-divers are also welcome! Very luxurious and clean, it has all the equipment needed for a good stay. Samira Discovery offers elegant accommodation onboard in 11 tastefully decorated cabins in addition to a ton of common spaces, so there’s a lot of room for everybody. Guests can choose between the 8 twin bed cabins located on the lower and upper deck, the 2 honeymoon suites located on the upper deck and the master suite located on the lower deck. All of the cabins are air-conditioned and have private bathrooms. The honeymoon suites are equipped with large beds, TV, mini-bar, making for an intimate and cozy atmosphere for couples looking for romance on board the Samira Discovery. The Master suite cabin is also equipped with all the amenities needed for a luxurious stay on board: a minibar, en-suite bathrooms, and a separate shower, its own unique entertainment system and a huge bed.

Food and entertainment

Food is definitely one of the many assets of Samira Discovery. Tasty meals are freshly prepared onboard and served buffet style. The spacious dining area is located on the main deck and offers guests a warm and friendly atmosphere. Just next to it, you’ll find the indoor lounge. Beautifully decorated and equipped with a complete audio-visual entertainment system. It’s the perfect spot for families to have a quality time while watching a movie together. The outdoor lounge is ideal for enjoying a drink while having a good tan. Located on the upper deck, it is equipped with beanbags, padded chairs, and tables. It’s half-shaded and has a bar with a large selection of various alcoholic drinks. Another great spot for sunbathing is the top deck, where you will be enchanted with all the sceneries the Red Sea has to offer.

Itineraries and diving

Samira Discovery offers, for the most part, 7-nights liveaboard experiences to explore the best of Egypt’s diving spots. Diving in the Red Sea is possible any time of the year. The dive sites you get to visit include Brothers, Ras Mohammed, Abu Nuhas and Daedalus. Samira Discovery is equipped with an expansive dive deck at the back of the watercraft to make getting prepared fast and simple, 2 diving tenders are also available for easier pickups and drop-offs. Nitrox is available, as well as rental dive gear. The well trained and proficient team of the Samira Discovery Liveaboard will always be close by. They provide the best possible help and can give you many tips on places to see and more technical details related to diving itself.

Boat features
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area
  • Available for Charter

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