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36 m / 8 m

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2003  / 2014

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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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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

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 20% (downpayment)
  • 99 days before trip start: 80% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 15% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 70 days prior to arrival
  • 20% will be charged if you cancel between 70 and 56 days prior to arrival
  • 30% will be charged if you cancel between 56 and 30 days prior to arrival
  • 75% will be charged if you cancel between 30 and 15 days prior to arrival
  • 90% will be charged if you cancel less than 15 days prior to arrival


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Twin Cabin - Lower Deck

8 x Cabins with twin beds air-con, minibar, private bathroom, the rooms are big and very comfortable, best place to relax after a long day diving. The Twin Cabins are located on the Lower Deck and will have a Portholes not Windows

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Double Cabin - Upper Deck

2 Cabins with queen-size bed on the upper deck with air-con, minibar, private bathroom, these cabins are amazing, great sea view and a lot of space to relax between dives.

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  • Size:  12 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Single cabin - under deck

Single bed cabin with ensuite bathroom ( picture only illustrative )

  • Size:  -
  • Beds:  1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  1
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes


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


Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
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Diving Facilities

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

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

Boat Amenities

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol


  • Lounge/Tv Area

Great for families

  • Movies


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Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Amenities & services

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


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