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5 star large liveaboard
 
100 square foot sun deck
 
North & South Sudan cruises
 
Max 26 divers 3 dives per day
 
Nitrox available onboard
 
13 cabins over 4 levels

Cassiopeia

Offers trips to the north and south of Sudan.

Only fifteen minutes from the airport you will board Cassiopeia at Port Sudan and embark upon a seven night cruise. You will be able to enjoy up to four dives a day with at least two night dives during your trip. With four levels this boat is able to accommodate twenty six passengers with ease and with a European salon, an Arabian café and a one hundred square metre sun deck you will never be short of places to relax onboard. The fact that this boat is lar...
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Only fifteen minutes from the airport you will board Cassiopeia at Port Sudan and embark upon a seven night cruise. You will be able to enjoy up to four dives a day with at least two night dives during your trip. With four levels this boat is able to accommodate twenty six passengers with ease and with a European salon, an Arabian café and a one hundred square metre sun deck you will never be short of places to relax onboard. The fact that this boat is larger than many others means that the sail is very smooth and can reach each dive site easier and quicker to allow each guest more time exploring. You will never be short of things to see as on many of these dives you will encounter hammerhead sharks, pristine wrecks and stunning coral reefs to name a few.

Cassiopeia has thirteen cabins all with en-suite facilities and air conditioning. It has a large air conditioned lounge area, known as the European salon which has an LCD TV/VCR, DVD and a CD player. The Arabian café has a very oriental feel about it with traditional Arabic music playing in the background, you may enjoy relaxing with a shisha (waterpipe) or just with a tea and coffee. The sun deck is one hundred square metres with comfortable deck chairs and cushioned seats. There is also a covered deck in front of the salon where guests may relax in between dives and in the evening. The large dive deck and platform enables guests to have more than enough space to prepare for all of their diving adventures. With two handheld showers to rinse off afterwards and a bathroom for simplicity.

Dive Requirements
  • Advanced Open Water certification
  • Minimum of 50 logged dives
  • Self declaration Medical Form duly signed by you

Included
  • Shared cabin
  • Up to 3 dives per day
  • Services of 2 dive guides
  • Full board basis
  • Tea, coffee (Nescafe), unlimited soft drinks (Cola, Fanta, Sprite) and mineral water
  • Shisha (waterpipe) onboard

Not Included
  • International Flights from UK to Port Sudan via Dubai are Not Included but we would be more than happy to help with any flight arragements you may require.
  • Visa & Sudanese Government Expenses EUR 231 - This charge is not included in the boat cost but needs to be collected at the time of booking so that all arrangements can take place before arrival. Requirements for the visa are: Passport must be valid for at least 6 months after departing from Sudan, there must be 2 empty pages side by side and there must not be any stamps or visas from Israel inside
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Equipment rental cost include:
  • BCD - EUR30 per week
  • Regulator - EUR30 per week
  • Wetsuit - EUR30 per week
  • Mask & Fins - EUR24 per week
  • 15L tank - EUR5 per tank per day
  • Nitrox available on board - EUR5 per tank or EUR80 per person per week
  • Satellite phone use

Dive routes include : North Tour, Small North Tour, South Tour, Ultimate Sudan Tour.

Boat Specification


Year Built 2006
Guest Numbers 26
Length & Beam 40 metres long and 8 metres beam
Speed 12 knots
Engines 2 x MAN diesel 1150HP each
Generators 2 x Mercedes 80Kw silent generators
Number of Cabins 10 twin, 2 queen and 1 honeymoon suite air conditioned ensuite cabins
Navigation & Communication Systems Compass, GPS, depth sounder, VHF, radio, radar, EPIRB
Salon & Dining Area European Salon is an air conditioned lounge equipped with all of your entertainment needs. The Arabian Café is a spacious room with shisha and Arabic music
Entertainment LCD TV, VCR, DVD, CD player, snorkeling, 100 Sq. metre sun deck and shisha.
Single Supplement 30%


Diving Facilities


Air Compressors Sauer Compressor
NITROX Available to all NITROX qualified divers at an extra charge of EUR5 per tank or EUR80 per person per week
Equipment Rental Scuba diving equipment available on-board when request is made in advance. Costs include: BCD - EUR30 per week, Regulator - EUR30 per week, Wetsuit - EUR30 per week, Mask & Fins - EUR24 per week, 15L tank - EUR5 per tank per day
Medical Oxygen & First Aid 2 X 50L emergency oxygen, medical first aid kit, 8 fire extinguishers, 2 life rafts, 40 life jackets, satellite phone, life buoys, Nautilus Lifeline radio safety system
Dive Deck Dive deck with dive platform area containing 2 hand held showers, bathroom and a storage area for all equipment