Six of the best Red Sea live aboard scuba diving holidays

Feb 19, 2014 BY Paul McWilliams

Live aboard diving holidays are often the best way of ensuring you get the best dive conditions and enjoy the best holiday. This is largely because you’re more mobile, and not constrained by how far you can travel from your base but also because you usually get the best guides too. This is particularly true on Red Sea live aboard scuba diving holidays.

Red Sea live aboard scuba diving holidays Wikimedia image by Dereck Keats

Here’s our pick of five of the best scuba diving holidays where you can live aboard in the Red Sea area. But don’t just take our word for it. Get out there and experience it for yourself.

Planet Dive

Planet Dive’s Egypt live aboards are some of the most affordable and best value anywhere in the Red Sea. Get away from the crowds you’ll find in other spots across Egypt and discover an underwater world just as magnificent as all the pyramids and temples on the land. You’ll be surrounded by breathtaking scenery and with dive spots suitable for all levels, these Red Sea live aboard scuba diving holidays make great family getaways.

Original Diving

Original Diving offer Red Sea live aboard scuba diving holidays on the all new Red Sea Aggressor for £1000-£2000 per week (excluding flights). With room for up to 20 guests in 10 specious double bedrooms you can be assured of top quality accommodation. With 7 night itineraries in the southern Red Sea focusing on Elphinstone, Daedalus and Brothers or exploring the deep south, and 10 night itineraries combining the two.

Red Sea live aboard scuba diving holidays flickr image by Prilfish

Cassiopeia Safari

Exploring the beautiful Red Sea of both Egypt and Sudan, you’ll get to dive around deserted islands and just off stunning white sandy beaches, in waters that resemble the world’s biggest aquarium. In Sudan’s Red Sea dive spots, you can get to experience the underwater world of Cousteau, which enthralled a generation and helped to kick start the diving boom. Find out more buy visiting Cassiopeia Safari.

Dive the World

Dive The World offer diving trips throughout the Red Sea area in both Egypt and Sudan, from the Sinai Peninsula in the north to St John’s pristine reefs near the Sudanese border. Cruise the Ras Mohammed national park and check out its astonishing wildlife, all the time enjoying the relaxed atmosphere on board.

Red Sea live aboard scuba diving holidays flickr image by Derek Keats

Regal Dive

Regal Dive offer a range of Red Sea live aboards with different itineraries for varied diving options, depending on your desires and experience levels. It’s even possible to book a week of wrecks or specify which reefs you want to explore. Northern Red Sea expeditions take in Sharm el Sheikh, Hurghada and the Ras Mohammed National Park. Southern Red Sea live aboards explore the Brothers reefs and Elphinstone amongst other spots.

Emperor Divers

The Emperor Fleet safari provides everything you need for Red Sea live aboard scuba diving holidays. You don’t have to be a seasoned diver, as beginner programmes are available. Dive programmes include Ras Mohamed, Thistlegorm, Elphinstone, Fury Shoals amongst others.

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