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Get Wrecked! (from Hurghada)

Abu Nuhas - Ulysses - Rosalie Moeller - Thistlegorm and others

Please note: As a 21+ DIVES cruise, there's a good chance to enjoy 21 or more dives on a 7-day safari if you choose to.

Emperor recommend that you have 20 logged dives to join this trip. Most dives will involve going to depth and currents can be strong on the wrecks of the Thistlegorm and Rosalie Moller. If you are an Open Water Diver, some dives are below 18m therefore we recommend having advanced experience or taking your PADI Advanced Open Water course on board to maximise your enjoyment from the trip. Divers may find some dives challenging and may be asked by the Cruise Director to skip dives that are not suitable for their diving experience. All diving is made from zodiacs to give precise entry and exit points.

- Dive area with one or more sites      - Wreck(s)
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The Get Wrecked cruise combines the 'best of the best' of the most famous wrecks in the northern Red Sea along with some stunning reef diving.

Leaving from Hurghada, we aim to dive all the wrecks in the area including:

El Mina, an Egyptian mine sweeper lying just outside Hurghada's harbour; the Carnatic, the Chrisoula K ('tile wreck'), the Kimon M ('lentil wreck') and Giannis D at Abu Nuhas; at Gubal islands we dive the Barge, the Ulysses (sunk in 1887) and the Rosalie Moeller; next onto the Kingston (or Sarah H, sunk in 1881) lying at Shag Rock; and, of course, the Dunraven (sunk 1876) at Beacon Rock situated in the Ras Mohammed National Park, then finally the most famous wreck in the Red Sea, the Thistlegorm, which lies at Shaab Ali.

These wrecks are spectacular and make fantastic material for the underwater photographer, being smothered in corals, especially the Carnatic, which sank in 1869. The famous SS Thistlegorm and the Rosalie Moller are World War II wrecks and one of the highlights of this cruise.

The SS Thistlegorm was sunk in 1941 after being bombed by the German Luftwaffe while on a mission to deliver a cargo of ammunition and other war materials to the British troops in North Africa. The Rosalie Moeller, carrying a cargo of coal, suffered the same fate just two days later.

In between wreck dives you will also visit the reefs of the Straits of Gubal, Gulf of Suez and those to the north of Hurghada. A variety of deep walls and hard coral gardens with an abundance of reef fish make them well worth a visit.

All wrecks are subject to divers' experience and weather conditions.

Get Wrecked! - Availability

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Special offers in red have limited availability; book early to make sure you don't miss out.
Please note: Certain offers cannot be combined with other offers including group-free places. If you are looking to book a group, please contact us for a quotation.

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Date Boat Dep / Arr Spaces Rate Passengers
01/04/2022 - 08/04/2022 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 11 € 1,119.00 Please Email
22/04/2022 - 29/04/2022 MV Emperor Asmaa Hurghada 11 € 899.00 Please Email
19/08/2022 - 26/08/2022 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 2 € 999.00 Please Email
18/11/2022 - 25/11/2022 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 2 € 1,229.00 Please Email
31/03/2023 - 07/04/2023 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 26 € 999.00 Please Email
09/06/2023 - 16/06/2023 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 26 € 1,119.00 Please Email
14/07/2023 - 21/07/2023 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 24 € 1,119.00 Please Email
18/08/2023 - 25/08/2023 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 26 € 1,119.00 Please Email
22/09/2023 - 29/09/2023 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 25 € 1,119.00 Please Email
20/10/2023 - 27/10/2023 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 26 € 1,229.00 Please Email
10/11/2023 - 17/11/2023 MV Emperor Superior Hurghada 26 € 1,229.00 Please Email


Ghiannis D, Engine - Photo by James Dawson
Thistlegorm - Photo by René Lipmann
Dunraven - Photo by René Lipmann
Ghiannis D
Dunraven - Photo by Ian Leiman
Thistlegorm - Photo by Ian Laiman

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