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Length / Width

36 m / 8 m

Year built / renovated

2003  / 2014

Rental equip.

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  • The Golden Dolphin I was purpose-built for cruising the very best dive spots of the Red Sea, including Ras Mohamed National Park, Tiran Straits and Daedalus
  • Designed for relaxation, with air-conditioned cabins and meals taken either in the air-conditioned dining area or on the open-air shaded upper deck, soaking up the breathtaking views 
  • Diverse diving on offer, including plenty of marine life - hammerheads, whale sharks, oceanic white-tips, mantas, thresher sharks - along with incredible visibility, stunning vertical walls and world-class wreck diving
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Enhanced Health Measures

Date of last update:Oct 1, 2021

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• we operate at 50% of our capacity until a higher capacity is permitted • guides and crew received a detailed briefing on the new guidelines and hygiene regulations and will follow these when cleaning, cooking, serving in briefings etc. • hand sanitizers were installed on the boat at the main entrance and in each cabin • temperature measuring before entering the boat and during the week with infrared thermometer • the crew has to wear a mask when they are in direct contact to the guests and when cooking • The briefings will be held outside with a distance of 1 meter between each guest the water tanks for equipment were removed, the equipment should be rinsed by the hose on the dive deck • The meals will be not in buffet style, they will be served by the crew • We provide a dish washer for plates and cutlery • the cabins will be only cleaned once a day to minimize the contact between crew and guest, if something has to be fixed, changed or refilled the guest has to inform the guides about this so they can send a crew member • frequently touched surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected regularly • cleaning log sheets where installed for the crew to sign in after cleaning the cabins • designated „covid-19 waste bins“ for potentially infected items such as used masks, gloved, tissues etc. • The medical first aid boxes were extended by infrared thermometer, mask and gloves and medical in case of an outbreak • COVID-19 awareness signs were installed • One of the cabins is designated for quarantine purposes • once somebody is showing COVID-19 symptoms he will be isolated immediately from the rest to minimize the spread of the virus • the crew will immediately report a passenger with suspected or known COVID-19 symptoms
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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 20%
  • 99 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel more than 77 days before the start of your trip, you will lose 20% of the total booking, 25% fif you cancel between 77 and 63 days, 35% if you cancel between 63 and 37 days, 80% if you cancel between 37 and 22 days and 100% if you cancel less than 22 days prior to your arrival date

SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CANCELLATION POLICY: for trips between 15th May 2020 until end of 2021,  If travel restrictions are implemented by the local governments due to COVID 19 (Coronavirus) which means you are unable to travel, you can cancel your trip up to 30 days prior to your arrival date and rebook to another date within 24 months from the original safari date.



The beautiful Golden Dolphin I is the perfect yacht for Divers who want to discover the underwater beauty of the Red Sea

This gorgeous wood trimmed, Diver design liveaboard yacht, Golden Dolphin I, was the first in the Dolphin Fleet, built in 2003 and was purposely built for dive safaris in the Red Sea. The diverse underwater landscapes includes Drift Dives, Sheer Drop-offs, Caverns, Wrecks, Vibrant Reefs, large pelagics and a vast array of fish species.  This liveaboard operates mostly out of Hurghada and Marsa Ghalib and cruises to the Sinai Peninsula and the Southern Red Sea, and extensively in the 'Brothers' region.


The spacious and elegantly designed liveaboard, Golden Dolphin I, is 118 feet (36m) long and features 10 delightful crew members who speak English as well as several other languages. The dive safari liveaboard can accommodate up to 20 guests in 10 modern, roomy and beautifully decorated cabins. The choice of air conditioned cabins include  2 Queen size double bed cabins with windows on the Upper Deck and 8 twin bed cabins with portholes on the Lower Deck. Each cabin has a private bathroom with hot water showers, air-conditioning, hand basins, bedding and towels, cabinet, shelves and mirror, reading lamp, music, mini bar, 220v electricity supply, and European 2 round pin, plug-in points.

Guests aboard the 'Golden Dolphin I' will delight in the Chef prepared feasts

All meals are always made with the freshest ingredients. Meals promise to be mouth-watering, plentiful and designed for all tastes and appetites. The menus will be created using a blend of International, local Egyptian, Gulf specialties, Italian fare, BBQs and local Red Sea delicacies. Guests may dine in either the indoor air conditioned dining area or eat whilst looking at the breath-taking views on the open-air shaded Upper Deck. Breakfast is served buffet style and pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks are served by the waiting staff. Breakfast begins with cooked to order eggs, pancakes, toast, bread, fresh fruit and veggies, cereal, cheese and sausages. Dinner and lunch will have a diversity of fresh vegetables, rice, noodles, chicken, beef and fish. For between dive snacks there will be candy bars, biscuits, bread, toast and fruit available all day long. Beverages such as tea, coffee, soft drinks and drinking water are all complimentary. Beer and wine can be purchased.

The 'Golden Dolphin I' offers guests the freedom to wander the decks and find their favorite place to enjoy the freedom of being on the open ocean.

This modern and spacious liveaboard yacht features an air-conditioned salon with flat screen TV/DVD and music system as well as free Wi-Fi to keep in touch with friends and family. Guests who love to read have access to the library with magazines, novels, fish ID books and games. For relaxation between dives, guests on this liveaboard yacht have the option to recline in comfort on the cushioned sun loungers on the shaded open-air Sundeck. For guests who want to work on their tan, they have a choice of 2 Decks to lounge in the brilliant sunshine on the open decks while enjoying the spectacular ocean views.


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Deck Plan


For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • First Aid Kits
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Russian
  • Other Languages On Request

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Boat Amenities

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Great for families

  • Movies

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol


  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)
  • Cash


  • Lounge/Tv Area


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