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MS Royal Evolution

Cabins
12
Length / Width
39 m / 8 m
Year built / renovated
2006  / 2012
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
FREE
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Dive the best of Sudan and Egypt with the MS Royal Evolution
  • Sudan North, South and Deep South itineraries available
  • Ras Mohamed National Park, Tiran Straits, Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinstone, St Johns 
  • World-class wreck diving including Thistlegorm, Rosalie Muller, Salem Express
  • The only boat sailing from Egypt into Sudan
  • Large cabins with large beds & writing desks
  • Technical and rebreather diving   wheelchair friendly diving available. 
  • One of the main deck cabins is fully converted for wheelchair access
  • Rental equipment and nitrox available
  • Internet free (if in range)

Description

A mystical and fascinating underwater world awaits you in the Red Sea  

Liveaboard Diving in the Red Sea is spectacular, the land known for its ancient history, Pharaohs and Pyramids, is also a Mecca for Scuba Divers and Snorkellers. Wrecks, colourful corals and big fish abound but it's the off-shore sites only reachable by dive liveaboards which can provide the ultimate thrill and the best experience.

Egypt and Sudan share not only a land border but are also linked by the sea. The Deep South of the Egyptian Red Sea flows seamlessly into Northern Sudanese waters. The marine life that abounds in this region shares no respect for any geographic boundaries. On what is quite plainly a singular and action packed 2 week itinerary, this incredible and diverse marine ecology can now be enjoyed over the course of one liveaboard trip.

What you can expect

The impressive Yacht, was exclusively built to serve as the trusted vessel for today's discoverers on their journey to shed light on the hidden secrets of the Red Sea. Royal Evolution is a sleek 39m. The sheer stature of this four decker as it towers over the water with purposeful style and once onboard, the enticing comfort and class of the accommodation are two fantasic reasons to choose the Royal Evolution. 
There are 8 guest cabins in the Lower Deck and 4 Main Deck cabins. All have air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom - with tub shower, fridge, TV and video player. 2 of the Main Deck cabins are Twins and 2 are Doubles. There is a supplement to be paid at the time of booking for the Main Deck cabins so please do ask if they are of interest to you. One of the Main Deck cabins is fully converted for wheelchair access - please call to discuss Royal Evolution's protocols regarding wheelchair Divers. With choices of 2 Sundecks and an enormous Saloon there is always a peaceful corner for relaxing. The Bar and Jacuzzi form the social hubs of the boat. 

The owner believes that an army marches on its stomach, therefore even when sailing around the Red Sea there's no reason to compromise on the quality of the food.

When building this liveaboard the goal was to build something unique, not only in design, but also in service. After all, a delicious snack or dinner made with love and devotion will ensure that there is enough power for the next underwater adventure. Instead of the predominant liveaboard food, the Royal Evolution provides clients at the top end of the World's adventure holiday market with all the facilities of a first class hotel, a spacious dining area is the place for hearty meals, relaxed conversation and the beginnings of friendship. After a day's diving and an evening of wining and dining there are times when an armchair beckons. Comfortable lounge areas are amply provided in the air conditioned interior.

How to get there

All trips from Royal Evolution start and end in Egypt even Sudan Itineraries

MS Royal Evolution departs from Hurghada and Port Ghalib and return transfers are included from nearby hotels and from Hurghada and Marsa Alam airports to the departure point. Check-in time starts on the afternoon of the first day before dinner (boat departs next morning). Check out the morning of the last day (last night is spent in a nearby hotel). Late arrivals or early departures can be arranged. 

There are direct flights from Cairo to Hurghada (1 hour) and Marsa Alam (1.5 hours) via Egypt Air. From certain destinations in the UK and Europe it is possible to fly into Hurghada and Marsa Alam direct. For more details see our travel information section for the Red Sea. Full tourist visas are available only at the airport for citizens of certain countries, unless obtained in advance. Please ensure you understand the tourist visa requirements that apply to you.

Please note that entry visas are required by all nationalities for Egypt and Sudan. Currently your Egyptian visa is included in the cost of your holiday but the Sudanese visas and taxes are paid per person and paid locally: All other nationalities: 390 Euro + 115 US$ to be paid onboard after embarkation American nationality: 390 Euro + 165 US$ to be paid onboard after embarkation You will need to have 4 empty pages and no Israeli stamps. We will need a copy of the photo page of your passport prior to travel.

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 25% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 25% is due 123 days prior to arrival
  • 50% (balance) is due 93 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 25% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 90 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 90 and 60 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival

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Cabins

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Main Deck Cabin- Double

The Royal Evolution liveaboard has 2 Double cabins on the main deck each with its own private en-suite bathroom. The cabins have queen size double beds, are larger, and feature seaview windows. All the cabins have: Air-conditioning En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower, hand basin, toiletries, towels, bathrobes & hair dryer Windows or portholes Satellite TV and DVD player In-cabin morning coffee/tea service Reading lights Desk & chair Sofa & coffee table (Deluxe cabins only) Bar refrigerator Safety box for personal belongings Wardrobe, mirror and shelves Personal safety box Bedding Life jackets & fire extinguishers 24-hour, 220V electricity supply European-style 2-pin electrical sockets Space for luggage Smoke detector & sprinkler system

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  • Size:  17 m²
  • Beds:  Double or Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Wheel chair Friendly/access - Main Deck Suite Cabin

The Royal Evolution liveaboard has 2 De Luxe cabins on the Main Deck each with its own private en-suite bathroom. The Deluxe cabins have twin beds, are larger, and feature seaview windows. One of the main deck cabins is fully converted for wheelchair access - please call us to discuss Royal Evolution's protocols regarding wheelchair divers. All the cabins have: Air-conditioning En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower, hand basin, toiletries, towels, bathrobes & hair dryer Windows or portholes Satellite TV and DVD player In-cabin morning coffee/tea service Reading lights Desk & chair Sofa & coffee table (Deluxe cabins only) Bar refrigerator Safety box for personal belongings Wardrobe, mirror and shelves Personal safety box Bedding Life jackets & fire extinguishers 24-hour, 220V electricity supply European-style 2-pin electrical sockets Space for luggage Smoke detector & sprinkler system

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  • Size:  17 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Twin Cabin - Lower Deck twin

The Royal Evolution liveaboard 8 Standard twin bed cabins on the lower deck, each with its own private en-suite bathroom, whereas the Standard cabins have portholes. All the cabins have: Air-conditioning En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower, hand basin, toiletries, towels, bathrobes & hair dryer Windows or portholes Satellite TV and DVD player In-cabin morning coffee/tea service Reading lights Desk & chair Sofa & coffee table (Deluxe cabins only) Bar refrigerator Safety box for personal belongings Wardrobe, mirror and shelves Personal safety box Bedding Life jackets & fire extinguishers 24-hour, 220V electricity supply European-style 2-pin electrical sockets Space for luggage Smoke detector & sprinkler system

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  • Size:  15 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

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

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Safety

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Arabic

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Snorkeling

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol

Wellness

  • Hot Tub / Whirlpool

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests
  • European (2 Pin) Power Sockets

Entertainment and family

  • Movies

Payments

  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash

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