MY Samira Liveaboard Review

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MY Samira dive boat review

The 37 meters Samira liveaboard, owned by Discovery Divers Red Sea, is offering scuba diving cruises on the Egyptian Red Sea. The beautiful wooden vessel was designed with liveaboard diving in mind and appears in luxury and comfort.

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Boat Cabins & Layout

The Samira can accommodate a maximum of 20 divers on-boars. Indeed, with 10 double occupancy cabins plus a lot of great communal areas, there’s plenty of space for everyone.

There are 8 cabins, located on the lower deck, which display 2 twin beds. Plus, each has air-conditioning and ensuite bathroom. Moreover, you’ll find 2 extra cabins, said “honeymoon suites” on the top deck. Indeed, these cabins have double beds, a mini bar, air-conditioning and a private bathroom with separate shower stall. Also, those two cabins each have their own entertainment system.

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Samira’s On-board Facilities

Pictured below, you can see the huge dining room adjacent to the indoor lounge area. Of course. the restaurant-like dining room offer a convivial atmosphere and is convenient with the buffet bar at your disposal. The lounge has plenty of comfortable seating space and comprises a full entertainment unit.

dining and lounge area samira liveaboard diving red sea

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Furthermore, if you step outside on the upper deck, you’ll find an outdoor lounge area. There is cushioned bench-like seating, tables and bean bags spread around. Plus, behind the benches there are comfortable cushioned day beds, perfect for sunbathing! Also, in the shaded part, there’s a bar with choices of beers, spirits and wines.

Lastly, if you walk upstairs, you will land on the top sundeck. This one is simply an uncovered space, perfect to sunbathe and, mostly, watch the Red Sea‘s starry sky at night!

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outdoor samira liveaboard diving red sea

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Vessel Layout

This wooden hulled beauty belong to the Discovery Divers Fleet and has one sistership sailing along on the Red Sea, the MY Amelia. They are slightly different in design and everything but they seem to offer the same accommodation (20 divers) and services.

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Scuba Diving with the Samira

The Samira has everything a dive boat should have. Indeed, it’s fully equipped with the latest safety and diving features. Indeed, the dive deck features 2 Bauer compressor, Nitrox membrane filling system, 12L aluminum tanks, etc. Plus, it’s spacious and has storage for everyone’s gear.

The Samira departs from different points throughout the month depending on demand and scheduled routes.  Indeed, departures and returns can be scheduled from Hurgadha, Sharm El Sheikh, Masra Ghaleb, Safaga, etc.


$ Prices vary a lot depending on itinerary and trip length.
Please see the Availability Schedule of the MY Samira for more information.  

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Where does this liveaboard dive boat go?

Check out the fabulous places where this dive boat travels to.
Note: some destinations may not be listed below, please enquire for more details.

Hamata

Diving in Hamata offers unspoilt dive sites and access to the best part of the Red Sea far, and best of all - it's away from the tourist crowds.

Hamata Diving Review

Eilat

Eilat in Israel offers pristine diving conditions: warm, calm water, excellent visibility all year round, few or no currents, and a huge variety of corals and beautiful marine life!

Eilat Diving Review

Aqaba

Aqaba has all the beauty that the Red Sea has to offer but with out the usual crowds of Eilat and Egypt. Aqaba is also a great base for exploring the other historical sites around Jordan.

Aqaba Diving Review

Marsa Alam

Excellent Scuba Diving with great chances of spotting Dolphins, Dugongs, Oceanic Whitetip Sharks and Hammerhead Sharks. Access to famous dive sites of Elphinstone Reef and Abu Dabbab! Very Good Visibility.

Marsa Alam Diving Review

Nuweiba

Nuweiba is the Red Sea’s Macro and Muck diving paradise and is home to a variety of marine life not seen elsewhere.

Nuweiba Diving Review

Dahab

The Dahab Blue Hole is one of the most famous dive sites in the World. Beautiful hard and soft coral and excellent visibility.

Dahab Diving Review

Hurghada

Lots of good wrecks to dive and good place for Underwater Photography. Starting Point for Liveaboards to the South Red Sea. Very Good Visibility and good place to learn scuba diving.

Hurghada Diving Review

Sharm El Sheikh

Magnificent Reefs at Ras Mohammed and one of the best dive site in the World, the wreck of the SS Thistlegorm.

Sharm El Sheikh Diving Review

Red Sea

The Red Sea is home to an array of amazing reefs with a teeming marine life, pelagic fishes, Reef Sharks, Dolphins and even the very rare Dugong!

Red Sea Diving Review

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2 liveaboard reviews for “MY Samira

  1. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY WITH THIS COMPANY. I was recently effected the travel ban and was supposed to do a dive trip on this boat with Discovery Divers. I explained my situation and let them know I was not able to attend or I would not be allowed back in the US for a minimum of 30 days. Discovery Divers made no attempt to refund or reschedule me. They kept my money and will not respond to me. A customer should not be penalized for a health crisis that is out of their control. I spoke with Mohammad and Somah and neither one of them were willing to work with me. Do your research and book with a different company!!!

    • Hi Nicole! I’m so very sorry to hear that you are having trouble with your travel arrangement with this boat. I truly hope that you will hear from them and that they will offer an arrangement. In the meantime, please stay safe and healthy! Thank you for sharing this here, and for reading Divezone!

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