Project Shark: Daedalus and St Johns
- 12 Jun 20
- 8 days / 7 nights approx 18 dives
- 19 Jun 20
- Port Ghalib
- Port Ghalib
M/Y Blue Melody is the third vessel in the Blue O Two Fleet and underwent a complete interior re-fit in 2008, followed by an update in early 2016.
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The aim of 'Project Shark' is to highlight the global issues facing sharks, with a Red Sea focus, as well as enjoying some of the most spectacular reefs that the Red Sea has to offer. This itinerary combines the spectacular drop-offs and big pelagics at Daedalus with the stunning variety of St Johns. There is a reef for everyone and the opportunity to dive some of the most beautiful sites in the Red Sea.
Learn about the biology and behaviour of sharks within the Red Sea with nightly lectures from a representative of the "Red Sea Sharks" trust.
Founded by our expert dive guide and marine biologist, Elke Bojanowski Ph.D, in her quest to track and collect basic population data on oceanic whitetip sharks (Carcharhinus Longimanus), in the Egyptian Red Sea.
Elke began the Longimanus Project in October 2004 and since this date she has been actively collecting underwater photographs and video-clips of Oceanic Whitetip Sharks for catalogue, review and analysis. Since 2012 the project has expanded to become Red Sea Sharks (www.redseasharks.org) and increased its scope to include Grey Reef and Silky Shark catalogues and monitoring for many shark species.
Visit a dive site local to Port Ghalib for a check dive before heading south for your afternoon and night dive on the way to St Johns.
Explore St Johns.
Morning in St Johns before traveling north to dive in the area of Cave Reef before continuing towards Fury Shoal.
A relaxing day of beautiful reef diving in Fury Shoal.
Visit the famous Daedalus Reef and hope to encounter some large pelagics.
After an early morning dive at Elphinstone, enjoy a relaxed dive local to Port Ghalib allowing you to cruise into harbour in the early afternoon. Take advantage of an evening onshore to purchase souvenirs and enjoy Egypt's famous hospitality before your journey home the next day.
The itinerary above is an example of the planned route and dive sites cannot be guaranteed. All dive sites are subject to weather conditions and the final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides. Night dives are not permitted in the marine parks.
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The itinerary below is an example of the planned route and dive sites cannot be guaranteed. All dives sites are subject to weather conditions and the final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides. Adverse weather can affect this route which includes several overnight sailings.
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