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Heaven Saphir Red Sea

Heaven Saphir Red Sea

From $1300 USD Depending Upon Route & Cabin Class



Built: Built 2004, major refit 2017
Construction: Wood hull
Length: 36 meters / 118 feet
Beam: 8 meters / 26 feet
Cruise: 10 knots
Divers: 18
Fuel Capacity: 16 tons
Fresh Water: 12 tons
Engine: MAN Turbo 2 x 550 HP
Generators: 2 x 120 kW
Nitrox Free
Tech and/or Rebreathers Supported

Schedules & Availability


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18 JUL2024
7 nights
Daedalus – Rocky Island – Elphinstone
20 available spaces
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USD 1600.-
20 available spaces

Departure/Arrival

embark:
18 Jul 2024
Port Ghalib
disembark:
25 Jul 2024
10:00
Port Ghalib

Prices & Availability

Standard Cabin (1-6)
Lower Deck
USD 1600.-
12 spaces
Honeymoon Suite (7-9)
Upper Deck
USD 1700.-
6 spaces
Executive Suite (10)
Main Deck
USD 1750.-
2 spaces

Surcharges payable with booking

Park Fees, trip
USD
70.-
Fuel Surcharge, trip
USD
60.-
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25 JUL2024
7 nights
Daedalus Reef – St. John's - Elphinstone
20 available spaces
from
USD 1620.-
20 available spaces

Departure/Arrival

embark:
25 Jul 2024
Port Ghalib
disembark:
01 Aug 2024
10:00
Port Ghalib

Prices & Availability

Standard Cabin (1-6)
Lower Deck
USD 1620.-
12 spaces
Honeymoon Suite (7-9)
Upper Deck
USD 1700.-
6 spaces
Executive Suite (10)
Main Deck
USD 1750.-
2 spaces

Surcharges payable with booking

Park Fees, trip
USD
70.-
Fuel Surcharge, trip
USD
60.-
 Booking Request
08 AUG2024
7 nights
Daedalus – Rocky Island – Elphinstone
20 available spaces
from
USD 1600.-
20 available spaces

Departure/Arrival

embark:
08 Aug 2024
Port Ghalib
disembark:
15 Aug 2024
10:00
Port Ghalib

Prices & Availability

Standard Cabin (1-6)
Lower Deck
USD 1600.-
12 spaces
Honeymoon Suite (7-9)
Upper Deck
USD 1700.-
6 spaces
Executive Suite (10)
Main Deck
USD 1750.-
2 spaces

Surcharges payable with booking

Park Fees, trip
USD
70.-
Fuel Surcharge, trip
USD
60.-
 Booking Request
22 AUG2024
7 nights
Brothers - Daedalus - Elphinstone
20 available spaces
from
USD 1620.-
20 available spaces

Departure/Arrival

embark:
22 Aug 2024
Hurghada
disembark:
29 Aug 2024
10:00
Port Ghalib

Prices & Availability

Standard Cabin (1-6)
Lower Deck
USD 1620.-
12 spaces
Honeymoon Suite (7-9)
Upper Deck
USD 1700.-
6 spaces
Executive Suite (10)
Main Deck
USD 1750.-
2 spaces

Surcharges payable with booking

Park Fees, trip
USD
70.-
Fuel Surcharge, trip
USD
60.-
 Booking Request
29 AUG2024
7 nights
Daedalus – Rocky Island – Elphinstone
20 available spaces
from
USD 1600.-
20 available spaces

Departure/Arrival

embark:
29 Aug 2024
Port Ghalib
disembark:
05 Sep 2024
10:00
Port Ghalib

Prices & Availability

Standard Cabin (1-6)
Lower Deck
USD 1600.-
12 spaces
Honeymoon Suite (7-9)
Upper Deck
USD 1700.-
6 spaces
Executive Suite (10)
Main Deck
USD 1750.-
2 spaces

Surcharges payable with booking

Park Fees, trip
USD
70.-
Fuel Surcharge, trip
USD
60.-
 Booking Request
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Heaven Saphir is one of the best liveaboards in the Egyptian part of the Red Sea. We have been serving European market for more than 14 years with an exceptional history of success. With competition from over 250 safari boats in the Red Sea, we are proud of our success in creating happy and returning customers. Heaven Saphir is a luxurious liveaboard serving the Egyptian Red Sea. The ship has three decks and carries a maximum of eighteen guests. It is run by a crew of professionals that have been trained to provide guests with a great diving experience.
The ship features six spacious cabins that have air conditioning, an ensuite bathroom, and a mini-fridge. The cabins include two honeymoon suites as well as one executive suite that sleeps three people. Guests have access to sundecks and a salon on board. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and non-alcoholic drinks are served on the ship as well.
The ship allows guests to explore the Red Sea, where there are over one thousand invertebrate species and two hundred types of soft and hard coral. Diving in the Red Sea is a unique experience as twenty percent of the marine creatures in the sea are native to that area. This means that there are over two hundred species of fish that are only found in the waters of the Red Sea. There is also a variety in underwater terrain and seabed. Guests can explore dive sites that include shallow patch reefs, drift dives, walls, wrecks, plateaus, lagoons, caves, and coral gardens. Dive trips take place from Dahab in the north to Halaib in the south: which covers the majority of the Egyptian Red Sea. Since the sea is so expansive, there are many itineraries to choose from that explore some of the best sites. Typically, the crew offers up to four daily dives, including night dives. Rental dive gear can be provided to guests if requested. The air temperature is typically around 30° C (90° F) and the water tends to be very warm. The Heaven Saphir offers nitrox to EAN-certified divers and supports tech diving and rebreathers.
Kitesurfing in the Red Sea is also available on the liveaboard. The wind typically ranges from 15-30 knots. Kitesurfing takes place along lagoons and white beach islands that provide beautiful views. For a more relaxing experience, guests can choose to kitesurf north of El Gouna. Guests who choose to take part in the kite safari are also given the opportunity to take ground tours to the Grand Pyramids and Cairo Museum.
Narrative text and photographs courtesy of the Heaven Saphir liveaboard.



Dive Conditions

Diving conditions in the Red Sea are idyllic, with water temperatures rarely falling below 71°F/22°C even in the Egyptian winter (December - February). Topside weather conditions are equally pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 68°F-104°F (20°C -40°C) depending on the time of year.
Located in the Middle East, the Red Sea is a northern offshoot of the Indian Ocean. While these bodies of water share many of the same habitats and marine life, the Red Sea has evolved to provide unique habitats for numerous endemic species. Due to little rainfall, high evaporation, and a relatively isolated location, the Red Sea has one of the world's highest rates of salinity. These same factors also provide excellent diving conditions, and the Red Sea boasts a phenomenal 360 dive days a year. Furthermore, the Red Sea has few river tributaries feeding into it, which means limited microalgae allowing excellent dive visibility.
Diving is available in the Red Sea year-round. However, March to May and September to November are often cited as the best times to visit. Topside weather conditions are comfortable and the sea temperature isn’t too cold during these months, but this also attracts many other tourists, and dive sites can be extremely busy. During June, July, and August, uncomfortably hot topside temperatures mean resorts are quieter, but it's still worth considering since you may encounter hammerhead sharks on the outer dive sites.
Shore dives from the northern resorts and beaches are generally organized by the inhouse resort dive centers, and many offer unlimited diving on their house reef. Day trips out to Ras Mohammed and Tiran usually offer two or three dives from a day boat, often at busy sites with a lot of other divers and snorkelers. Many divers opt for a liveaboard trip which gives better access to remote areas where there are no crowds. Dives are generally from the back of the liveaboard or from tenders which take divers close to the reefs. Many Red Sea dives are drift dives, so the use of a safety sausage is mandatory.