MY Sea Serpent Excellence

MY Sea Serpent Excellence

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Excellence liveaboard Egypt scuba diving
Egypt Egypt
Type: Liveaboard
Departs from: Hurghada / Port Ghalib
No. of guests: 24
Prices from: 1,154 USD
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Sea Serpent Excellence is a mid-range Red Sea liveaboard that is run by a very experienced team and has a good choice of cabins and itineraries. Nitrox is available for free, and there's wi-fi when in range. Up to 24 lucky guests can enjoy week-long diving cruises around the best reefs of the southern Red Sea. The boat is very popular with diving groups for a full charter, but you're welcome to join alone, in couples, as friends or as families.

On the lower deck of the boat there are eight standard twin cabins, which are well appointed with air conditioning, storage space, porthole windows, and a private en suite bathroom. If you join alone, the team will only pair you up with a cabin mate of the same gender. The main deck of Sea Serpent Excellence is all communal areas. Most of the deck is the large air-conditioned dining room and lounge area. Lots of large windows let in plenty of natural light, so that you can dine on delicious food with a great view. Meals are served buffet style throughout the trip, with a wonderful blend of local & western cuisine. You won't go hungry on Sea Serpent Excellence! Adjoining the dining room is a lounge area with sofas and a large flat-screen tv for watching diving videos, or maybe a Hollywood movie. At the rear of the main deck is an expansive diving platform where each diver gets their own tank slot and storage boxes. Nitrox is available for free, and the tanks are filled almost silently between dives. There are tender dinghies (zodiacs) to collect divers after each dive, and sometimes to drop them off right above the reef.

front of upper deckSea Serpent Excellence's upper deck has four guest cabins, which are three doubles and a twin. These cabins have a large window to let in lots of light and give a great view of the Red Sea. Like the lower deck cabins, there's plenty of storage space and a private bathroom. Behind the upper deck cabins is a large partly-shaded relaxation area with soft seating and great views. There's a self service bar, and a staircase up to the sundeck (fly deck). At the front of the upper deck you have a large circular area with sun loungers and unbeatable views. Then the sundeck has even more soft seating and sun loungers. This area is very popular early in the morning and in the evening.

The crew and dive staff are all diligent, service minded and experienced in the itineraries and dive sites. Safety always comes first, closely followed by relaxing fun and of course world-class diving.


Prices & Schedule

MY Sea Serpent Excellence Diver Prices Overview 2023 / 2024
DestinationsDuration Standard Twin Upper-Deck Twin Double
Shaab El Erg, Dolphin Reef, Straits of Tiran, Shag Rock, Gubal Islands, Um Gammar, Mina Wreck, Careless Reef, Giftun Islands,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,154 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,206 USD Double1,206 USD
Shaab El Erg, Dolphin Reef, Shag Rock, Gubal Islands, Rosalie Moeller Wreck, Um Gammar, Mina Wreck, Careless Reef, Giftun Islands,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,258 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,311 USD Double1,311 USD
Abu Dabab, Fury Shoals, Sataya, El Mahali, Shaab Claude, Gota Bohar, Elphinstone Reef, Marsa Shona,
( 18 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,258 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,311 USD Double1,311 USD
Fury Shoals, Marsa Alam, Elphinstone Reef,
( 18 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,337 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,390 USD Double1,390 USD
Fury Shoals, Cave Reef, Wadi Gamal, Elphinstone Reef,
( 20 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,363 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,416 USD Double1,416 USD
Fury Shoals,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,416 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,468 USD Double1,468 USD
Elphinstone Reef,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,416 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,468 USD Double1,468 USD
Shaab El Erg, Dolphin Reef, Dunraven Wreck,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,416 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,468 USD Double1,468 USD
Fury Shoals, Elphinstone Reef,
( 18 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,495 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,547 USD Double1,547 USD
Daedalus Reef, Fury Shoals, Elphinstone Reef, Abu Dabbab,
( 19 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,547 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,600 USD Double1,600 USD
Included In The Price
Transfers to & from the airport
Transfers to and from local hotels
Tea / coffee
Drinking water
Soft drinks
Weights & weightbelts
Standard tanks
Dive master services
Soap & Shampoo
Luggage storage
Not Included In The Price
Dive equipment
National park fees
Dive computer
Dive insurance
Larger tanks
Mask and Snorkel
Open-heel fins
Full-foot fins
Tips / Gratuities
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Booking / Enquiry

Sea Serpent Excellence trips start every Thursday. Guests are collected from local hotels/airports and brought on board in the early evening.

On Friday morning the boat leaves the marina and you get two (sometimes three) local dives.

Saturday to Tuesday are full diving days with three or four dives, depending in the boat's location.

On Wednesday you get up to two dives in the morning, then the boat sails back to land while scuba gear dries.

You spend Wednesday night on the boat in the marina (or sometimes in a local hotel).

On Thursday morning soon after breakfast the team transfers guests to local hotels/airports.

Below is a list of Sea Serpent itineraries, but it's important to check on the schedule, where you can click on 'Show Itinerary.'

The itineraries below are the most-common for each trip, but these can sometimes be changed for a number of reasons. Small changes are made due to weather & sea conditions, special marine life sightings, overcrowded dive sites, local-authorities' instructions, and the needs & requests of the paying guests. The safety & comfort of all guests is most important at all times.

Facilites, Layout and Specifications

Facilities Available with MY Sea Serpent Excellence
Nitrox Available
En Suite Available
Air con
TV in Cabin
Courses Available
Free Pickup
All Cabins En Suite
AV Entertainment
Vegetarian Food Available
Double Beds Available
Available to Charter
MY Sea Serpent Excellence Deckplan
 MY Sea Serpent Excellence deck plan
MY Sea Serpent Excellence Specifications
Length: 36 metres.
Beam: 8 metres.
Type: Wood.
Engines: 2 x 800 HP MAN.
Generators: 1 x 80 KW, 2 x 50 KW.
Water maker: 2 x 4500 L / Day.
Compressors: 820 L / Min.
Tenders: 2 x 40 HP.
Communication: VHF Radio, Sat, EPIRB, HF radio, Satellite Phone.
Navigation: Compass, Radar, Sounder, GPS.
Safety: 2 x Life Rafts 25 person each, 40 x Life Vests, Fire fighting equipment, First aid kit, Oxygen, Fire alarms.


Nearly all Sea Serpent guests are already certified divers, and many are Advanced and Nitrox certified too.

However, if you would like to take a diving course on board, it's usually possible. The Advanced course and Nitrox course usually require less preparation, but the Open Water Course always needs to be booked in advance.

Contact us for more information about courses on MY Sea Serpent Excellence

Transfer details

Sea Serpent guests are collected from local hotels and the airport free of charge during the afternoon or early evening of the first day of the trip. Arrival on board is usually early evening.

At the end of your trip, the team transfer you back to local hotels or the airport soon after breakfast.

Sea Serpent normally leaves from (and returns to) Port Ghalib Marina. Marsa Alam airport transfers are included for free. And it's usually possible to also get a free (or low-price) transfer from/to Hurghada airport. Please check with us in advance.

When Sea Serpent leaves from (or returns to) Hurghada Marina, Hurghada airport transfers are included for free. And it's usually possible to also get a free (or low-price) transfer from/to Marsa Alam airport. Please check with us in advance.

All free transfers are at set times and shared with other Sea Serpent guests. Good-value private transfers are also available on request.

Booking / Enquiry

Booking or enquiring is easy follow these steps
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