MY Tillis Liveaboard Scuba Diving Egypt Red Sea

MY Tillis

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Tillis liveaboard Egypt diving
Egypt Egypt
Type: Liveaboard
Departs from: Hurghada / Port Ghalib
No. of guests: 24
Boat rating: 9/10 Based on 1 divers
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Prices from: 998 USD
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MY Tillis is a very popular Red Sea liveaboard, offering week-long trips to the best dive sites at the time of month or year. The boat is popular due to its best-value rates, awesome food, and professionally-run trips. Each cabin has air conditioning and a private bathroom, and there are plenty of communal areas on the boat to relax alone, in pairs, or in groups. 

The boat has 12 cabins, most have two single beds, and some have double beds, a tv, and a mini-fridge. On the boat's main deck is the lounge saloon and dining area & the dive deck. The air-conditioned lounge saloon is split into two areas, one more for socialising maybe with a movie, and the other for the delicious meals served several times every day. The AV & socialising half is towards the rear, and has a staircase leading down to the lower deck. There are tastefully-colourful sofas, small tables, large windows and a flat-screen tv. Towards the front is the dining area which has two large tables, enabling guests to enjoy sumptuous food together. And our guests report that the food is plentiful, varied, and delicious. Don't expect to lose any weight during your week on board!

lounge saloonBut why come all this way to sit inside? MY Tillis guests normally spend time between dives out on the large sofa deck. At the rear of the boat's upper deck is a wonderful shaded area with five large sofas and coffee tables. Here you can enjoy the sea breeze, fantastic views, the company of other guests, and a post-dive drink each evening. And of course, Tillis has a large sundeck on the roof for those who want the best views and to top up their tan.

Diving from Tillis starts from the large dive platform at the rear of the main deck. Here there is plenty of space for everyone to store and rinse gear, plus to safely jump into the crystal-clear Red Sea. At the end of your dives, if you don't surface near to Tillis, the team have two 5-metre motorized tender dinghies to come to collect you. These are also used to transport guests to islands between dives, such as at The Brothers or Daedalus. Whichever trip you choose on Tillis, you're sure to enjoy the professional team, comfortable cabins & communal areas, the delicious food, and of course awesome diving.

On-board payments for extras are possible in £GBP, €Euro & $USD in cash or in €Euro & $USD by card.

Prices & Schedule

MY Tillis Diver Prices Overview 2023 / 2024
DestinationsDuration Twin Cabin Lower Deck Main Deck Twin Cabin Upper Deck Double Cabin Upper Deck
Fury Shoal, Elphinstone Reef,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Twin Cabin Lower Deck998 USD Main Deck1,098 USD Twin Cabin Upper Deck1,098 USD Double Cabin Upper Deck1,147 USD
Dahab, Tiran, Jackson Reef,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Twin Cabin Lower Deck998 USD Main Deck1,098 USD Twin Cabin Upper Deck1,098 USD Double Cabin Upper Deck1,147 USD
Carnatic Wreck, Tile Wreck, Lentil Wreck, Giannis D Wreck,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Twin Cabin Lower Deck998 USD Main Deck1,098 USD Twin Cabin Upper Deck1,098 USD Double Cabin Upper Deck1,147 USD
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Twin Cabin Lower Deck1,040 USD Main Deck1,144 USD Twin Cabin Upper Deck1,144 USD Double Cabin Upper Deck1,196 USD
Fury Shoals, Elphinstone Reef,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Twin Cabin Lower Deck1,051 USD Main Deck1,156 USD Twin Cabin Upper Deck1,156 USD Double Cabin Upper Deck1,208 USD
Fury Shoals, Elphinstone Reef,
( 17 Dives)
7D / 7N Twin Cabin Lower Deck1,135 USD Main Deck1,248 USD Twin Cabin Upper Deck1,248 USD Double Cabin Upper Deck1,305 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
Alcoholic drinks
Dive insurance
Larger tanks
Mask and Snorkel
Open-heel fins
Full-foot fins
Tips / Gratuities
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Booking / Enquiry

There are several itineraries on MY Tillis, and each goes to different diving locations depending on the time of year. The number of dives for each trip varies on the destination and sea conditions, but 17-19 dives per trip are planned.

Departure and return ports are Marsa Alam, Hurghada & Marsa Ghaleb. Most (but not all) trips will return to the same pier from where they start, but in some cases the trip will begin at one port and end at another. This is usually for logistical reasons concerning the following/next trip.

Trips normally begin on Saturday, and end the following Saturday. It's normal for guests to arrive during the day on Saturday and this is possible even until the evening. In accordance with the local port authorities' policies, the boats normally set sail on Sunday mornings, after everyone has arrived, settled and had a good night's sleep.

At the end of the trip, Tillis normally sails back into the return port on Friday afternoon after two dives in the morning. Guests are able to disembark on the Friday evening if they choose, but the standard procedure is to sleep on Tillis on the Friday night and take the free scheduled transfers to the airport or a local hotel on Saturday morning.

Please note that from time to time it's sometimes necessary for the Tillis team to use a local 4-Star hotel for the first or final night of the trip, instead of guests sleeping on board. This is only in special circumstances.

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.

Itinerary Name (click the itinerary name to open) Days / Nights Number of dives
The Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinstone 7 Days / 7 Nights 17 Dives

Facilites, Layout and Specifications

Facilities Available with MY Tillis
Nitrox Available
En Suite Available
Air con
Courses Available
Free Pickup
All Cabins En Suite
AV Entertainment
Vegetarian Food Available
Double Beds Available
Shaded Sundeck
Available to Charter


MY Tillis Layout

MY Tillis deck plan
MY Tillis Specifications
Length: 35 metres
Width:  8 metres
Hull: Wood
Speed: 14 Knots
Engines: 2 x Caterpillar, 530 HP
Generator: 2 x 75 KW
Compressor: 2xColtri 260 litres
Nitrox: Membrane filling system
Fresh water: desalination unit’s for14000 lt. fresh water
Tanks: 30 x 12l aluminium tanks
Dinghy:  2 speed boats 5m, 2 outboard motors 40 HP
Safety:  Life jackets, life rafts, fire alarm, oxygen & first aid
Navigation: License for A1, A2 and all navigation equipment


Taking part in a scuba diving course on MY Tillis is normally possible, but pre-booking is usually required. While most divers joining these liveaboard trips are already certified to Advanced level, some are only Open Water and choose to take the Advanced course on board. Also, specialities, such as Nitrox EANx, are popular courses on liveaboard cruises. The team can't promise every course on every trip, so please book or enquire in advance.

Contact us for more information about courses on MY Tillis

Transfer details

The team offers free scheduled transfers from the nearest airport and local hotels. 

Booking / Enquiry

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MY Tillis Reviews

Read real reviews from people who have dived with MY Tillis
Nationality: Welsh
Dived: 27 July 2019
Boat rating: 9/10
From my first contact with No Troubles Just Bubbles about our trip, they made the booking and process very easy. After I researched the trip I was after, Jamie made the rest for myself and for my friends who joined later. He was our private travel agent and always on hand if we had any questions or concerns. The trip itself to Egypt was fantastic and to make it with friends was even better. Healthy corals and great visibility with plenty of marine life and excellent options for food in between dives it was a great trip for the 8 days we were there. Highly recommend No Troubles Just Bubbles for my future bookings for next year...
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