MV South Moon Liveaboard Review

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MV South Moon dive boat review

The South Moon is a 27 meters liveaboard sailing to the best of the Red Sea. Built in 2004, the dive boat has undergone an extensive rebuilding phase before being launched again in 2014. Indeed, it’s modernized and ready for great scuba diving trips!

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Boat Cabins & Layout

The South Moon can welcome up to 20 guests on each voyage. Indeed, it features 10 cozy cabins, which are all twin shared with either side-by-side beds or bunk-beds. Every room has an en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and more than enough place for your personal belongings.

You can check the latest schedule & prices for this liveaboard here.

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South Moon’s On-board Facilities

The South Moon has plenty of social areas, both indoor and outdoor. First, there is a massive dining and lounge area on the main deck. That’s where freshly cooked meals will be served everyday. Also, the lounge is cozy and features a television and extensive media library.

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Furthermore, if you step outside, you’ll find two sundeck areas. Indeed, one is located on the main deck and has a lounge and a bar, the second is the top deck. On the top sundeck, you’ll find mats and cushioned benches, it’s the perfect place to sun bath and admire the views of the Red Sea.

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Vessel Layout

The wooden-hulled South Moon belongs to the Sea Queen Fleet which has downsized in recent years. Indeed, their main focus is the South Moon and that’s why  she was completely rebuilt and now offers incredible quality accommodation.

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Scuba Diving with the South Moon

The spacious dive deck has everything you need, nitrox, air station, storage, rinse tanks, etc. Plus, it features a camera station with separate rinse tanks for your camera gear. The dive deck has plenty of kitting up space and allows 20 divers with gear on to move around without feeling cramped.

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Moreover, the dive platform is also spacious and convenient to enter and exit the water on the dive tenders. Indeed, there are two inflatable dive tenders to assist the mother ship in the scuba diving operation!

Finally, the professional staff is reputed to take great care of divers and guide them to the best of the Red Sea scuba diving!


Price starts at 674$US – 8 days / 7 nights – Classic North Sinai
***Various prices and itineraries are offered, depending on dates***

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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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One Liveaboard feedback for “MV South Moon

  1. This boat is perfect! the crew was very nice, both the boat crew and the dive team! I can’t say anything but good things! and we spent the week for just about 700$ which is amazing! We sure will return and praise this boat to our friends and family!

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