The Red Sea is one of the most popular world class dive destinations. The diving is split betwen the North and the South. The new RED SEA AGGRESSOR II™ will offer guests a 7-night itinerary diving the best of the north to Ras Mohamed and the Straits of Tiran. Just off shore lives thousands of species of fish in beautiful crystal clear water
with coral gardens, historical shipwrecks, breath-taking soft corals, and pinnacles. There are over one thousand species of fish in the Red Sea, 20 percent of which can be found nowhere else in the world. Where the Egyptian desert sands end, a marine paradise begins.
With two different yachts in the Red Sea, guests are able to easily do back to back charters in order to experience the incredible diversity the Red Sea has to offer from the north to the south.
What makes the Aggressor Red Sea LiveAboards different?
- 5 star yachts
- Up to 4 dives a day
- Free beer and wine
- Aggressor service
The RED SEA AGGRESSOR II™ operates from downtown Hurghada at the upscale Hurghada Marina (known locally as New Marina Hurghada) which is a community that includes shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars. It is a beautiful marina area that is home to the 138 ft., 22 passenger RED SEA AGGRESSOR II™. Transfers are included in the price of the trip if arriving/departing from the Hurghada Airport on the charter start/end dates to and from New Marina Hurghada Harbor where the yacht docks. (reservations are required at least 7 days in advance for pick up from the Hurghada Airport to the yacht) For guests already in Hurghada, you may make your own way to the RED SEA AGGRESSOR II™ for a 3 pm boarding on Saturday.
7-Night Sample Itinerary
- All charters are Saturday to Saturday
- Saturday: Boarding 3 - 6 pm
- Sunday: Port Authority clearance and departure 6 am. Eat, sleep and dive all day. First dive site is one hour away.
- Monday - Thursday: Eat, Sleep & Dive
- Friday: Two dives then return to Hurghada between 2 - 4 pm, Cocktail part 6 pm and dinner ashore at 7 pm. (Friday dinner is the only meal not included in the cruise)
- Saturday: Check out 8 am
Northern Red Sea, Ras Mohamed & Straits of Tiran
- The Northern Red Sea and Straits of Tiran provide some of the most historic wrecks like the Thistlegorm, Rosalie Moller, and Abu Nuhas.
- Ras Mohamed National Park has beautiful pristine coral reefs with abundant marine life.
- The Straits of Tiran are the narrow sea passages between the Sinai and Arabian peninsulas which separate the Gulf of Aqaba from the Red Sea. These reefs, named after British cartographers are world famous for their extrordinary diversity of corals and strong south westerly currents that make them home to many large pelagic fish.
- Between dives, guests may snorkel, explore secluded beaches or relax in many of the comfortable sitting areas on the yacht.
Getting There, Passports & Visa Documentation:
The Hurghada International Airport is located 15 minutes from downtown Hurghada where the yacht docks at the Hurghada New Marina. Aggressor Adventure Travel has three travel agents who specialize in airline travel, tours and hotel stays. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Visitors must have a current passport, adequate funds to support themselves, and a return airline ticket. US citizens require a passport that must be valid for 6 months from date of entry. It is the travelers’ responsibility to ensure they have the proper visa to travel into each country on his or her itinerary as well as for re-entry and return to their country. Since regulations vary by country, contact your consulate or embassy of your country for the requirement.
Hurghada Interational Airport (HRG): Turkish Air, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa & Condor, Egypt Air, Air Berlin
Travel Advisory: We are unable to accept reservations from guests traveling on an Israeli passport due to Egyptian maritime regulations. There is a risk that when the Port Authority is clearing the RED SEA AGGRESSOR II™ to depart Hurghada on the charter, travel may be delayed and/or denied by the authorities for these individuals.
Airport transfers are included if arriving and departing from the Hurghada International Airport on the charter start/end dates to and from the Hurghada New Marina where the yacht docks. If you would like complimentary transfers from the Hurghada International Airport on your charter start date, an advance reservation must be made at least 14 days prior to the charter start date by entering this information in your GIS travel information or contacting your reservation agent. You must add the words ‘complimentary transfer’ to the GIS travel section to confirm.
Reservations made less than 14 days will not be complimentary but can be arranged for you. For those with the complimentary transfer from HRG Airport to the yacht, an English-speaking guide will meet and greet you to assist you with your luggage inside the airport and another English-speaking guide will be waiting for guests outside the airport. Each person will be charged $3 USD for the meet and greet and assistance. (This charge is not optional.)
Guests will be met and transfered to the yacht. Guests may board the yacht Saturday afternoon anytime between 3 pm - 6 pm and through the evening. The yacht will depart the dock early Sunday morning after the Port Authorities have checked all guests passports. After clearance is given, no one can board the boat.
Last Diving Day/Departure:
After a full week of diving, the RED SEA AGGRESSOR II™ returns back to Hurghada New Marina Friday afternoon between 2 - 4 pm. Friday evening after the sunset cocktail party, guests may go ashore and enjoy one of the many fine restaurants, cafes or pubs in the marina.
Check-out is Saturday morning at 8 am.
There is a USD $45 Port Fee per person and a USD $100 Marine Park fee per person to visit Ras Mohamed and Straights of Tiran. These fees are paid onboard the yacht and may be paid by Visa, Mastercard, or cash. The yacht doesn not accept travelers checks due to the banks not accepting them. There is a 14% Value Added Tax (VAT) required by the Egyptian Federal Law for all onboard billings for any retail or service added to your bill that includes port fees, marine park fees, dive courses, clothing sales and nitrox.
Upon arrival to Egypt, all guests must pay an entry visa of $25 and a multi-entry visa for $60. (subject to change without notice)
The Egyptian Government forbids international tourists from carrying drone aircraft into the country. If you do enter Egypt with a drone aircraft, the Egyptian Government warns they will confiscate the drone.
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