NEMO I DEC 2020 I 7 NIGHTS I SEVEN BROTHERS AND TADJOURA I DJIBOUTI

NEMO I DEC 2020 I 7 NIGHTS I SEVEN BROTHERS AND TADJOURA I DJIBOUTI
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NEMO. A budget friendly liveaboard has comfort both below deck and topside. A/C, en-suite cabins. Free Nitrox. Excellent French management. Dives from tenders. Knowledgeable Dive Professionals on board.



HIGHLIGHTS

  • 7 Nights, 12 - 13 Dives
  • Languages spoken English Arabic French
  • Go to 'off the beaten path' dive destinations
  • Djibouti - Tadjourah, Seven Brothers, Ras Korali, Ras Eiro
  • Dive and snorkel with whale sharks in Djibouti
  • Encounter grey, nurse, tiger and blue sharks, manta rays and sometimes pilot whales
  • Crystal clear water and reliable weather
  • Snorkellers / non divers welcome
  • Free Nitrox
  • Perfectly preserved colourful reefs with an abundance of marine life
  • Experienced dive guides to enhance your dive adventure
  • Trips in Djibouti are in November to February

SERVICES ON BOARD

  • Dives from zodiac
  • Battery Charging Station, Library, Separate Dive Deck
  • Din/Int Adapters, Rental Equipment ($) Nitrox (free) 15Ltr Tanks ($)
  • Air-Conditioning  Lounge/TV Area, Movies
  • Snorkeling  Land Excursions
  • Buffet – full board, including, water, tea, coffee and juices, snacks, soft drinks 
  • Alcohol- local beer & wine, alcohol are available to purchase on board
  • Payments on board - Cash 
  • Fire Alarm. Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets. Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Emergency Positioning. Radio Beacon
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Departure: 05/12/2020
Arrival: 12/12/2020
Duration: 7 nights
Spaces available: 22
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OUR BOAT

Nemo is a modern liveaboard, built in traditional Egyptian style on the peaceful shores of the Red Sea and offering routes through Egypt, Sudan and Djibouti.

Nemo was entirely refitted in 2013, she more than meets the demands of today’s modern diver. Run by a respected French operator, the crew pays special attention to the safety on board and 5* service is guaranteed.

OUR CABINS

The budget-friendly Nemo liveaboard caters for 22 guests in 11 cabins. Each cabin features en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, charging ports and storage space. Located on the lower deck are 6 twin cabins and 1 suite, and on the upper deck are 4 double cabins.

AMENITIES

On the main deck there is an air-conditioned saloon with a large plasma TV, DVD, music system, library, and a well-stocked bar with plenty of space to relax in between dives. The separate dining area is nearby, where delicious meals are served up three times a day in buffet style. Non-alcoholic drinks, tea, coffee, and water are included. Special dietary requirements can be catered for, but please give plenty of notice.

On the upper deck you'll find two relaxation areas: one at the front and one on the back of the boat, with a big shaded area with sofa beds and tables. There are also sofas on the sky deck so you can sit back and enjoy the sunsets and seascapes. The dive deck is spacious and well-equipped with personal gear boxes, a camera storage area, large rinse tanks, two compressors, and fresh-water showers. 

DIVING WITH US

DJIBOUTI

Join the Nemo liveaboard for a fantastic dive safari in Djibouti from December to January. Divers will be amazed at the by the diversity of marine life in this pristine area. Departing from Djibouti, the Nemo sets sail for dive sites at Moucha Island, the 7 Brothers, Obok, Tadjoura and Ras Korali. Divers can experience up-close encounters with whale sharks, as well as dolphins, nurse sharks, reef sharks, manta rays and large schools of fish.

SUITE - LOWER DECK

The Suite located on the lower deck has a queen-sized bed, an ensuite bathroom, individual air-conditioning, and an extra storage area.

  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Beds: 1 Queen
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • WiFi in room: No
  • Air conditioning: Yes

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TWIN CABINS - LOWER DECK

6 Twin Cabins located on the lower deck each have two single beds, an ensuite bathroom, individual air-conditioning, and an extra storage area.

  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Beds: 2 Single
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • WiFi in room: No
  • Air conditioning: Yes

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TWIN CABINS - UPPER DECK

The 4 Twins Cabins located on the upper deck each have two single beds, an ensuite bathroom, individual air-conditioning, and a storage area.

  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Beds: 2 Single
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • WiFi in room: No
  • Air conditioning: Yes

MOST RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • The trip begins in Djibouti Marina and ends in Djibouti Marina
  • The nearest airport is Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport (JIB)
  • Pickup time at the airport is according to your flights. Give yourself enough time to go through immigration and pickup your bags
  • On arrival, the local agent will receive you at the airport and be transferred the port.

EMBARKATION AND DEPARTURE

  • Hotel pick up time is in the afternoon
  • You can check in on the boat from 17.00 - 18.00
  • The boat departs port at around 8:00 on the next day
  • The vessel is equipped with US power sockets
  • Accepted payment methods on board: Cash, EUR, Mastercard
  • DIN/INT adaptors are available on board
  • Towels and soap are included

ARRIVAL AND DISEMBARKATION

  • Your last dives will be on the second to last day in the morning
  • It is your responsibility to ensure you respect the 24 hour no-fly time after your last dive!
  • The boat docks back port in the afternoon on the 2nd last day
  • Check out and disembarkation is around 08:00 on the last day.

EXTRA INFORMATION

  • At the airport hold the boarding cards of the flights till you received the Visa.
  • On the last day, according to your  flight schedule, it will be offered a daily trip to the Assal Lake or day use at the Beach house (extra fees apply for day use)
  • 3 pieces of equipment are compulsory by Law in Djibouti, and must be carried by each diver at all time: Dive computer, SMB, and a surface way of signalisation (lights and/or sound devices) are mandatory. 
  • Nitrox and rental equipment have to be prearranged
  • Divers are requested to show proof of diving qualification and a medical statement not older than 6 months at the beginning of the safari.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Approx. 12 - 13 dives
  • Level required: Advanced Open Water
  • Strong currents, there will be mandatory guiding for Open Water Divers
  • 25+ dives recommended
  • Fantastic Itinerary -  Dive both in the Seven Brothers Islands and in the Gulf of Tadjourah 
  • The Seven Brothers Islands are one of the highlights of scuba diving trips to Djibouti.
  • The Islands are connected by a stunning reef system.
  • You will find a combination of amazing drop offs and untouched soft and hard corals.
  • Giant Jack fish, Manta Rays, Mobulas, Snappers in sizes bigger than normal
  • Dive at the Shipwreck of the White Lady.
  • The plankton-rich waters attract many of the great pelagic species -
  • Manta Rays, Beaked and Pilot Whales and of course Whale Sharks!
  • Most species of Dolphin are represented in great numbers off Djibouti’s coast
  • Bay of Tadjoura - the Nursery for juvenile Whale Sharks
  • Brilliant Underwater Photographic opportunities

PROGRAM

Day 1

  • Check in and prepare the diving equipment as we go out to sea immediately.
  • Safety briefing, introduction of the crew, necessary diving formalities, cabin assignment and boat orientation will be carried out before leaving the port.
  • During the trip to our first dive site for a control dive, you can take the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the boat and get comfortable.
  • Note: This is a sample itinerary and the number of dives, dive sites, etc. may be subject to change due to weather conditions and other unpredictable factors.

Day 2 - 6

EAT, DIVE, SLEEP

  • You will dive at the best sites available on the day

Dives Sites will include:

  • Moucha Island, Seven Brothers Islands including Eastern Island, Japanese garden, The steps and Tolka.
  • Golf of Tadjoura to enjoy and be amazed by the whale sharks. 
  • This will be snorkeling sessions to be able to enjoy the fullest of the whale sharks. 
  • Dives will also be organized in this area atRas Coralie and Ras Eiro

Day 7

  • There will be diving or snorkelling with whale sharks in the morning.

Day 8 

  • Breakfast on board
  • Transfer to the airport / hotel or to your excursion tour - Lac Assal, lowest point in Africa (-155meters) with a luxury coach featuring climate control, DVD, Wi-Fi, toilet etc.

INCLUDED

  • Full board, including water, tea, coffee, juices, snacks between meals and after dives
  • Soft drinks 
  • Weight belt/ Weights/ Tanks
  • Dive guides
  • Nitrox
  • Transfers in Djibouti 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Visa fees Djibouti at the airport (90 USD approx per trip)
  • Government tax 115 USD per trip
  • 15 ltr tanks 40 EUR per week
  • Rental equipment full set (BCD, regulator, wetsuit and ABC) (90 EUR per week)
  • Local beer & wine, alcohol
  • Tips for the crew (recommended)

CANCELLATION POLICY

What if I need to cancel my booking?

Your reservation request is obligation free and you can cancel anytime within the first 72 hours. During this time you can easily find matching flights and get answers from our reservations team to any further questions you may have. After you have confirmed and paid for your reservation, the following cancellation policy applies:

  • 30 % is non-refundable
  • Between 120 days and 90 days before the trip = 70 % is refundable
  • 90 days before the trip = no refund

In case of cancellation the refund will be transferred to your bank account, credit card or paypal account within 10 business days

BEFORE YOU TRAVEL

  • Make sure you meet the requirements for your nationality and entry into the country you are visiting,
  • Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months after the date you plan to leave the country
  • Dive insurance is mandatory for divers of all ages on all our trips: bring your certificate as proof
  • It is strongly recommended to take out a travel insurance that is appropriate for the type of dive vacation booked
  • Check the electrical standards (such as what plugs are used) in your destination country before you travel and bring the appropriate adapter if necessary.
  • Itinerary and number of dives are indicative and subject to weather and conditions: safety always comes first
  • The operator of the vessel is not responsible for civil unrest, terrorism, strikes, illness, epidemics, accidents, injuries, damage, loss and theft, quarantine, customs regulations, changes to flight schedules, delays, deportation or refusal of entry by immigration authorities and other circumstances beyond our control.
  • In the event of a change in the cruise itinerary due to a major cause there is no refund, if there would be a refund if the duration of a cruise were to change, the affected passengers will be offered a credit or refund of the cruise fare pro-rated for the number of days of reduction of the cruise itinerary that was scheduled.
  • In the event that a cruise is cancelled, the ship will make every effort to provide a suitable alternative including, the option to participate in another available ship.
  • If no alternative offered is accepted by the affected cruise passengers, the ship reserves the right to provide a refund of the amount of the cruise fare paid or not.
  • All divers must provide their dive certification card
  • Dive computers are mandatory
  • Local rates, fuel surcharges, distance rates, port fees, etc. may change without notice due to changes in government policy, changes in oil prices, etc. Changes are beyond our control and increases must be paid upon request. We will endeavor to inform you of any changes as soon as possible. A change in these rates does not give you the right to cancel the trip.