The Golden Triangle route is a Daedalus reef and Elphinstone reef and it has a great distance of navigation and we cannot deny that the Brothers Islands are famous and well-known by all divers. These two islands are located in the middle of Red Sea and are a refuge for thousands of species and meet with large pelagic. We will dive at Daedalus reef which is famous for large coral formations and sightings of sharks and we also will see its large banks of hammerhead. Finally, we will visit the Elphinstone reef which has a surprises life because it stands out a few meters from the surface and marvels even the most divers all kinds of pelagic visit this awesome point on this reef where their walls are lost in this amazing part under this sea.
It is located more than 100km away from the coastal city of Marsa Alam, in the middle of red sea an underwater mountain rises from 550m to the surface, thanks to its dimension with more than 107m long and 300 of width sufficient coverage in its south part to enjoy its funds with total security and comfort. Daedalus is famous for its sharks and their coral formations which can reach up to more than 10m in height. In its northern tip you can spot small banks of hammerhead sharks with this accompany by the great life that approaches. Daedalus is one of the most impressive of all red sea dives with strong currents and depth of more than 30m. The dives in the south are calmer than in the north exposed to the currents and waves in the southern platform we can observe are one of the best coral gardens in all of red sea and with the amazing sightings of silky sharks and Longmans
Elphinstone reef is one of the most popular dive sites in all of red sea its 45 m without counting the south and the north platforms it is located about 11 km from the coast and 20 km north of Marsa Alam it’s one of the most wonderful visited by the safari boat and dive centers it has two large and great plateaus at each of its corners its walls are covered with soft coral wire coral black coral and Gorgonians all these make this reef one of the best from the others; the Elphinstone reef is very exposed to the sea and very frequent specially in the north platform these currents make that great amount of life is in the north zone being able to find banks of barracudas tunas m fusiliers, snappers and jacks and also turtles and dolphins which come up the Elphinstone with their young-lings to feed themselves
It is in the in front of the coastal town of El-Quseir and located 67km off the coast of Egypt. The Brothers islands are made up of two islands particularly the same outside except for their dimensions big brother and little brother. They emphasize the walls, that are lost in the chambers completely, are full of coral and sharks which live in the surroundings dives from all over the world come to brothers islands in search of white tipper shark oceanic more commonly known as longings because of their long pectoral fins. We can dive to the Numidia – British ship of 107m of sunken length in 1091 and if luck is with us we can see the ever elusive Tiburon Zorro with its characteristic caudal fin the divers can also approach a very curious shark it’s advisable to be qualified in adv. and have some experience in deep diving to enjoy brothers islands.
Day 1 – Saturday – reception at the airport and transfer to the boat. Introduction of welcome with basic and safety rules, cab sharing. Night on board.
Day 2 – Sunday – early, Coast Guard control and start navigation. We will do two day dives and 1 night dive. Night of navigation.
Day 3 – Monday – Diving at Brother’s Islands. 3 Day Diving. In the Brother’s Islands are prohibited nocturnas. Normally if you visit the Little Brother first.
Day 4 – Tuesday – full day at Brother’s Islands. Visit the opposite island from the previous day. 3 day dives. Night sailing to Daedalus.
Day 5 – Wednesday – An exciting day, we will do 3 day dives in Daedalus to go in search of the elusive Hammer Sharks. Nightlife is prohibited by law.
Day 6 – Thursday – full day at Daedalus, 3 day dives and yes favorable night weather possible near Elphinstone Reef.
Day 7 – Friday – 2 dives at Elphinstone. Return to port, transfer to Hurghada, free afternoon to visit the city. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8 – Saturday – departure of the guides and transfer to the airport according to return flight. End of our services.
THE ROUTE DESCRIBED MAY SUFFER CHANGES, DUE TO METEOROLOGICAL PROBLEMS, SEA STATE OR DECISIONS OF THE CAPTAIN.
Passport: Passport in force with a minimum of 6 months of validity.
Tourist visa: to enter the country it is necessary to manage the tourist visa. It can be obtained at the airport of entry to the country at your arrival or at the embassy of Egypt in your country of origin.;
Documentation on board: diving certificate and Nitrox certificate in case you want to dive with this mixture. Dive insurance in force with international coverage. If you do not have dive insurance, you can take Dan Europe insurance with Red Sea coverage with us.
Diving computer: you must bring the dive computer with you, it is mandatory to do the dives with at least one computer per person.
Safety buoy: To mark your position every time it emerges to the surface, you must bring a deco buoy with you.
With Blue Whale you can book your trips with your diving center group and operate the trip in your name with us you can come have all the fun you deserve.
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