Brother Islands – Daedalus – Elphinstone

Duration incl. arrival / departure days: 8 days (6 days on excursion)
Route: Port Ghalib – Brother Islands – Daedalus – Elphinstone – Port Ghalib
Difficulty: Only suitable for experienced divers
Minimum number of logged dives: 50
The trip starts in the harbor of Port Ghalib and takes you to the well-known diving spots of the Brother Islands, Daedalus and Elphinstone.


Planned Route:
  • Arrival day (usually Thursday)
    One of our employees picks you up from the airport and takes you to Port Ghalib in a modern, air conditioned car or bus. Then you move into your cabin.
  • First day
    The boat departs the harbor of Port Ghalib at around 9 AM. Following this, we do two check dives and one or two additional dives at various reefs. Afterwards, we head off to the Brother Islands overnight.
  • Second day
    We conduct 3 dives at the Big Brother.
  • Third day
    We conduct 3 dives at the Little Brother. Afterwards, we head off to Daedalus overnight.
  • Fourth and fifth day
    There are 3 dives on the reefs of Daedalus per day. Afterwards, we head off to Elphinstone overnight.
  • Sixth day
    We conduct two dives in the morning at the reefs of Elphinstone or alternatively at Abu Dabab and El Shourna. After lunch we then head back to port at Port Ghalib. No later than 4 PM we are back in the harbor of Port Ghalib.
  • Departure day (usually Thursday)
    One of our employees takes you to the airport in a modern, air conditioned car or bus.



Included services (no surcharge):

  • Transfer to and from Marsa Alam airport
  • Harbor fees
  • National park fees
  • 7 days on our boat in a double cabin
  • Full room and board including tea / instant coffee / water / soft drinks
  • Snacks for in between
  • 12l aluminum-tank , lead
  • 3-4 dives per day on board

Obligatory services (not included in the price):

  • Visa and plane tickets
  • Transfer to and from Hurghada airport (+50€ per person)
  • Insurance, diving license
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
  • Diving insurance

Optional services (surcharge, as required):

  • Plane ticket (on request based on the current price)
  • Diving equipment (Diving computer, fins, …)


Please note:

  • Diving excursions in Egypt are dependent on the weather. Because of this our routes are subject to change. The decision about the actual route is made by the tour guide and the captain, who is responsible for the safety of the guests. Based on this, we reserve the right to make changes to the dives included on the route.
  • Services offered are subject to prior sale, changes and mistakes.
  • The general terms and conditions of Hamata Mongroves apply.
Inquiry and booking:

If you have questions concerning our diving excursions please use the “Inquiry” form to send us a non-binding booking inquiry.

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