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Sea Echo 2 Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 5.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Sea Echo 2 Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
3 reasons to dive
- Many people were happy with diving locations as they got to see sharks, schools of fish and sea horses in various locations.
- Divers said they were impressed with the night dives that was illuminated by the night sky.
- Some people said the Captain and director gave that lot scope allowing them to dictate where they wanted to dive.
2 reasons NOT to dive
- Some people noted they had difficulty functioning in the altitude and took time to adjust.
- Some people were taken back by the shortage of entertainment after supper in the evening.
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Description and details
Diving on the Sea Echo 2 in Egypt
The 37 meters/121 feet long modern vessel was refurbished in 2012. Since then, it has been providing the best diving itineraries in the golden loop of the Red Sea. It can accommodate 24 divers in 12 cabins that are en-suite and have all the necessities. Sea Echo II is a member of Arafaline Safari Fleet, which has successfully provided dive safari adventures in Egypt for more than 25 years. You can dive straight to the action-packed adventure under the guidance of professional instructors. Explore numerous fish species like hammerheads, silvertip, jackfish and many more.
Features of Sea Echo II
Boat Interior – opulent in style and comfort The voguish liveaboard is beautifully designed to provide a maximum level of comfort to the guests onboard. The pure white walls with a contrast of dark wooden furniture provide a distinctive look. It has 12 en-suite cabins with space to accommodate 24 divers. The bright interior of the cabins provides pleasure to the eyes after a tiring dive-day. There is 1 double cabin located on the main deck and 11 twin cabins on the upper deck. All these cabins can be shared with fellow divers.
Deck Areas – strike in the depth of the Red Sea in style
Sea Echo II has a spacious dive deck with a dive platform where the divers can prepare themselves before plunging in the water. There is a special space for rinsing the camera after the dives. The professional instructors ensure to provide a comfortable and safe dive to all the divers. The rental equipment and Nitrox facility can be availed by paying some extra charges.
Sea Echo II has two large sun decks with a partially shaded area. Guests can enjoy the sea breeze or enjoy a sunbath on the cushioned lounges. The top deck is best for enjoying the mesmerizing views.
Food and entertainment
The assortments of entertainment in the large saloon onboard give a home-like feeling. You can enjoy these luxuries absolutely free. Salon area features comfy seating arrangements, music, TV, options to watch a movie or simply mingle with fellow divers. You can enjoy the tasty food three times a day in a buffet style. Variety of delicacies from Western and Arabic cuisines are served by expert chefs. Guests on medication or a special diet are also catered on special request. Snacks, tea, coffee, fruits and a variety of beverages are served throughout the day for the divers to munch in-between their dives.
When to go
Egypt is a dive friendly destination and welcomes the guests to plunge all year round. You can schedule your dive safari adventure in any month of the year. It is completely your choice to select the season for your trip and make it one of the most memorable one with the luxurious facilities of Sea Echo II. If you don’t want to dive with a larger crowd, then diving in winter will suit you the most. Spring and autumn are considered best to execute your trip either with your friends or separately.
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Custom built for diving
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Snorkeling Equipment
- Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
- Leisure Deck
- Available for Charter