FREEDOM III I MINI SAFARI 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS I TIRAN AND RAS MOHAMED I RED SEA

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FREEDOM III I  MINI SAFARI 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS I TIRAN AND RAS MOHAMED I RED SEA
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A perfect boat for groups or individuals, the neat vessel with a beautiful wooden interior has plenty of space to chill out after diving. Cabin layouts will suit families or friends. Experienced crew. Free WIFI and Nitrox



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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Languages spoken - English, Spanish, Arabic
  • MV Freedom III relax and dive the best of the North Red Sea
  • Budget boat without compromising the services
  • Great for non divers and families
  • Ras Mohamed National Park and Tiran Island 
  • Incredible visibility, brilliant vertical walls with schools of fish and large pelagics
  • Hammerheads, whalesharks, mantas, dolphins
  • Departure and arrival from private harbour
  • Big sundeck, air-conditioned saloon and amazing dive deck
  • Free Wi-Fi

SERVICES

  • Dives from zodiacs and dive deck
  • Diving area with bathrooms, camara table, fresh water tanks
  • 15L Tanks Available, Nitrox ($), Rental Equipment ($)
  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves, Tanks With Din Valves, Din/Int Adapters
  • Battery Charging Station, Fish Id and Diving Books, Spacious Dive Deck, Separate Zodiac/Dhoni
  • Air-Conditioning, Lounge/TV Area, Equipment For Kids
  • Snorkeling
  • Payments on board - Visa Mastercard Cash (Usd) (Eur) (Gbp)
  • Buffet, Vegetarian Food
  • Alcohol - local beer and wine available to purchase on board
  • Fire Alarm, Fire Extinguisher, Life Jackets, Life Rafts, Emergency Oxygen Kit, Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

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OUR BOAT

The Red Sea liveaboard, Freedom III, offers scuba diving cruises for both individuals and charter groups. There is also the added bonus of being able to depart and return from your diving safari from our own jetty. The itineraries offered vary through the seasons and are customizable for charter groups. The Freedom III, proudly boasts offering uncrowded diving. 

Join one of our Red Sea liveaboard diving holidays and experience the best dive sites in the Northern Red Sea. Enjoy 3 or more dives a day exploring some world famous dive sites, all in the company of like-minded divers.

We will guarantee departure with a minimum of just 8 guests.

Our Sharks Bay Umbi crew on board are second to none. They will do everything they can to make your Red Sea liveaboard a diving holiday to remember. Our UMBI mantra is 'arrive as a guest, leave as a friend.'

AMENITIES

The dive vessel features plenty of space, inside and out, for divers to fully enjoy their time on the Red Sea. There is air-conditioning throughout the boat and the lavish indoor salon and dining room will please the most discerning guest as it is neat and spacious.

If you go outside, you’ll find plenty of cozy space where you can lounge, enjoy the scenery and the sun. There’s a partially shaded, quite spacious sundeck on the very top. You’ll find lounging chairs, cushioned seating and tables. There’s also a sunbathing area at the bow.

OUR CABINS

The Freedom III welcomes up to 20 guests in 10 comfortable cabins. The cabin layouts vary and include 2 Double bed cabin, 6 twin bed cabins and 1 quad cabin, they will suit everyone’s needs; diving buddies, families, couples, etc.

Every cabin comes with space and comfort. The rooms all have air-conditioning as well as a private bathroom. Also, nice amenities such as a mini fridge, a TV/DVD system, hairdryers and a safe are provided in each diver’s cabin.

Fresh food is prepared daily by one of our fabulous chefs using only the best ingredients. We also provide Nitrox for suitable qualified divers, but it must be pre ordered before your trip.

DIVING IN THE AREA

Diving in Egypt is available all year round. The best season is from March to the middle of December. All of these months diving is amazing in this region with water temperatures from 25º-28º. Winter water temperatures (Middle of December to February) are still 23º. There are great discount offers on boats and a minimum number of boats in the area, the dive sites are exclusive to you.

MAIN DECK DOUBLE CABIN WITH FRONT VIEW

1 Double bed cabin with space and comfort. The room has air-conditioning as well as a private bathroom. Also, nice amenities such as a mini fridge, a TV/DVD system, hairdryer and a safe are provided.. 220v electricity.

  • Size:  19 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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TWIN CABIN - LOWER DECK

Situated on the lower deck- 6 twin bed cabins with en suite facilities. the room has air conditioning, TV/DVD, safe, hair dryer .and mini fridge. 220v electricity

  • Size:  5 m²
  • Beds:  2 Single
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DOUBLE CABIN - MAIN DECK

1 double bedded cabin situated in the Main Deck. The room has air conditioning, en suite facilities, TV/DVD, safe, hair dryer and mini fridge. 220v electricity

  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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QUADRUPLE CABIN

1 Double and 2 single beds, situated on the cabin deck. Air conditioned, en suite cabin with TV/DVD, safe, mini fridge, hair dryer. 220v electricity.

  • Size:  12 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen + 2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  4
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

MOST RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • The trip begins in Sharm El Sheikh and ends in Sharm El Sheikh
  • Attention! The departure/arrival at the marina can change due to the internal logistics of the boat, the bad weather conditions of the previous week or the bad weather forecast.

DEPARTURE AND EMBARKING DAY

  • The closest airport is Sharm El Sheikh Intl (SSH)
  • Pickup time at the airport is according to your flights. Give yourself enough time to go through immigration and pickup your bags
  • You will be met outside the arrivals building by a representative of the boat who will be holding an SHARKS BAY UMBI' sign.
  • Hotel pickup time is in the evening
  • You can check in on the boat as of 19:00
  • The boat departs Sharm El Sheikh (Shark's Bay jetty) in the morning on the following day
  • The vessel is equipped with European (2 pin) power sockets

ARRIVAL AND DISEMBARKING DAY

  •  Your last dives will be on the 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 in Sharm El Sheikh (Shark's Bay jetty) between 14:00 and 15:00 on the last day
  • Check out and disembarkation is around 14:00 on the last day.

EXTRA INFORMATION

  • SHARKS BAY UMBI is the only Dive Centre in Sharm El Sheikh with its own jetty to sail from
  • If the boat is fully booked with other charters, it may be necessary to depart after the last dive and spend this night and the following day in the hotel at no extra charge
  • You can purchase your Visa on arrival before passing through customs. The full visa is necessary  if you want to dive in Ras Mohamed and if you want to visit any area outside of the Sinai.
  • Advanced Open Water, Recommended for some of the more demanding dive sites, in special the wrecks

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • We recommend  you have a minimum of 20 logged dives for cruises that visit the Wreck of the Thistlegorm 
  • To dive with a dive buddy, you must be a PADI Open Water diver or equivalent and be able to complete each dive with your buddy or following your guide. On some dives the recommended depth is below 18m therefore advanced or Deep Diver training is advised.
  • Many of the dives in the Red Sea are suitable for all levels of divers, however, unpredictable and strong currents are to be expected anytime and anywhere. Inexperienced divers may find some dives challenging and may be asked by the Cruise Director to skip dives that are not suitable for their diving experience
  • This is a 3 night trip. Number of planned dives depending on the weather conditions and the route are around 15 .
  • Currents in some areas of this route can be strong.

PROGRAM

  • DAY 1. Evening: transfer from airport and embark at our own jetty in Sharks Bay. Welcome on board, cabin arrangement and boat-briefing. Evening Meal on board.. Permission work with port authority, sailing very early next morning.
  • DAY 2 - 3 . This liveaboard route will give you the chance to dive the best sites around Tiran and Ras Mohamed . Your first dive will be made in Sharks Bay or one of the local reefs to check your weights and equipment and then we head towards out into the Red Sea taking in the best sites en-route and in the National Park
  • DAY 4 Morning dives then make our way back to Umbi Jetty at Sharks Bay to disembark

DIVE SITES

  • Ras Mohammed - Still Egypt's most popular marine park, Drifting along the wall from Shark Reef to Yolanda Reef, you are often likely to encounter passing Trevally and Barracuda that frequent the region for breeding.
  • The reefs have become safe havens to many of the Red Sea's endemic fish species.
  • Ras Um Sid - is located at the north end of Sharm El Sheikh Harbour. It is one of the most exciting local dive sites since it has a varied topography, as well as fast currents and the potential of pelagic sightings.
  • Tiran Island - Gordon, Thomas, Woodhouse and Jackson Reefs

INCLUDED

  • Full board, including water, tea, coffee, juices, snacks between meals and after dives, soft drinks
  • Dive guides
  • Wifi
  • Airport and local hotel transfer to/from the boat

NOT INCLUDED

  • Visa fees: EUR 25
  • National park fees (5 EUR per trip)
  • Nitrox (10 EUR per day) pre order before your trip
  • Enriched Air Diver course (Nitrox) (195 EUR (with manual and certification) per trip)
  • Tips for the crew (recommended)
  • Chamber fee (VOLUNTARY) (1 EUR per day)
  • Rental equipment full set 25 EUR per day
  • Courses
  • Local beer & wine

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:

  • 25% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 30 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 30 and 14 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 14 days prior to arrival
  • In case of cancellation the refund will be transferred to your bank account, credit card or paypal account within 10 business days

BEFORE TRAVELLING

  • Make sure you meet the country's requirements corresponding to your nationality Make sure your passport is valid at least six months after the date you plan to visit the country
  • Diving insurance is mandatory for divers of all ages on all of our trips: bring your certificate as proof
  • It is strongly recommended to have travel insurance that is appropriate for the type of diving holidays you are going to do
  • Check the electrical standards (such as which plugs are used) in your destination country before travelling and bring the appropriate adaptor if necessary.
  • The itinerary and the number of dives are indicative and are subject to weather conditions and conditions: safety is always first
  • All divers must provide their diving certification card
  • Diving computers are compulsory
  • Local rates, fuel surcharges, distance rates, port fees, etc. may change without notice due to changes in government policy, changes in the price of oil, etc. The changes are beyond our control and the increases must be paid if the boat requests them. We will endeavour to inform you of any changes as soon as possible. A change in these rates does not entitle you to cancel the trip.