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Scuba Diving Holidays by Divecrew

Divecrew excels in scuba diving holidays, either group or independent traveler, diver or non diver, we cater for all.  Check out our schools ACADEMY OF SCUBA DIVING and our schools SCUBA DIVING EXPEDITIONS. What makes Divecrew different? Our escorted holidays provide divers with incredible experiences all round the world and the lead Professional Team member will ensure our guests receive added value on their precious holiday experience.

Your holiday experience will start long before you head for the airport as you will be kept informed by the lead Divecrew Team member with information on the destination, dive sites, local knowledge and a free divers check list in the weeks leading up to your holiday. Divecrew wants to ensure you are informed, relaxed and therefore you enjoy a totally stress free holiday from day one.

You will also be invited to a pre-holiday “Pool Party” at one of the local swimming pools before your trip. This is a great way to try out any new equipment, receive a free tune up prior to your holiday or take part in a free DSMB workshop. Meet your fellow divers, before check in! Following the Pool Party we meet at a local country pub to socialize and view photographs of your destination and what you are likely to see before you fly.

Please note: The prices quoted are for the first 12 places only and subject to a holding deposit. Airline prices continually move upward and we recommend a quick deposit to secure the best price.

If you are interested in any of our planned holidays, contact the dive centre for more information

OPERATION EAGLE RAY - SCHOOLS, COLLEGES & UNIVERSITY MARINE SCIENCE EXPEDITION Prices from £1,650. Ask for full details and a quote.

Divecrew have created another unique programme for schools, colleges and universities. Divecrew can also arrange for individuals to attend the programme as a an independent diver. Divecrew  inconjuction with Roots El Quesier (Pharoh Divers) and the University of Glasgow have created a truly wonderful marine science week where divers add to the Open Ocean Science Centre who are conducting a long term reef and fish assemblage project. 

El Quesier has been especially selected as it has incredible house reefs (north and south), on site marine science lab, and resident marine scientsists. Divecrew have dived with Pharoh Divers numerous times as this is the same venue where we teaching amputee British Soldiers to scuba dive. Pharoh Divers are safe operators and meet the high standards of Divecrew. Having a house reef opposite Roots Camp, divers can dive when they want as many times as they want. 

El Quesier is an ideal location as not only are there incredible house reefs, but visits can also be arranged to mangroves, sea grass meadows, fringing reefs, sand embankments and fosil coral fields. Working with a dedicated team of marine biologists  who take care of all logistics and scientific excursions. 

Operation Eagle Ray has been specially designed to ensure school divers maximise their time and get the most scientific and diving qualifications out of a one week or two weeks Programme. Divecrew will underatke the PADI Referral with the students right here in the UK in the school pool. Then travel to Roots escorting the group of students and teachers to Roots. Day one and two will see students complete their PADI Open Water and start the scientific programme. This programme is packed with activities. Students will return as PADI Open Water Divers, OOSC Survey Divers, OOSC Red Sea Fish ID Divers and knowing they are contributing to a long term data collection. The scientific data collection is live on line so even when returned to the UK, students can see the collection of data growing.

Prices start at £1,650 per student for one week based on sharing. Prices are dependent to air costs and dates. A specific quote will be obtained prior to any commtment. This is an incredibly good value expedition when comparing it to the likes of Wallacea. 

Divecrew is a schools specialist and all the Professional School Instructors are Enhanced DBS licensed. Fully insured. Annually assessed by PADI Master Instructors for skill techniques and teaching. Divecrew is the UK's only Gold Star IDC Centre and PADI 5 Star IDC Centre.   

8th to 18th May 2017. SIMPLY THE BEST - Maldives liveaboard £2,395 10 day trip.


Simply the Best - liveaboard.  

Price £2,395
This includes: Flights, Transfers, VISA, full board accommodation on a luxury liveaboard MY Voyager with Blue O Two, especially chosen and charted for the trip of a life time.
Special Simply the Best Dive Package with up to 4 dives per day and all inclusive tea/coffee/water/soft drink.

You will need a full passport with at least six months validation. Please remember VISA conditions differ depending on your nationality. Ask for details.  

If you really want the trip of life time diving with Hammerhead, Silky, Dolphin, Turtle, Oceanic, Whale Shark, Silver Tip, Black Tip, Grey Reef and Manta! Just email info@divecrew.co.uk.

Get your name down now...nothing to lose, all to gain. Pay your £350 deposit and your berth is guaranteed and you hold the price. Prices for airlines increase constantly.

Want a sun tan and a certification? We have a minimum of two Instructors on board all from Divecrew. So if you want to save money book your advanced, deep specialty (40 metres), drift and or Nitrox course... Make the most of the incredibly clear waters.

Don't forget, two/three weeks before we shall be holding the Maldives Pool Party followed by a discounted pub lunch in an award winning country pub. Get to know your fellow divers before you get to the airport. 

Please note you will need a DSMB. Never used one before? No problem, we offer a free DSMB workshop at the pool party. 

Before your trip, you will receive Maldives newsletters which provide free diving information such as DSMB, divers travel check list, site information and up to date reports. 

Martin is diving this trip October 2016, to check it out. So actual photographs and videos will be available soon. IF you would like to emailed information on this 10 day trip, contact the dive centre now 01344 771113. 

 

 

El Gouna - Red Sea. 11th July 2017. Terry is lead. £1114 Four star all inclusive. Day boat diving.

Terry Sands Master Instructor leads this shore based holiday in El Gouna. The price is all in (Excluding entry VISA). The hotel is all inclusive and a five day boat diving package is also in theprice. Return flights are also included from Gatwick.

This is a great holiday for less experienced divers and non diving partners. Terry will also teach on the holiday so it is actually possible to start your PADI Open Water here in the UK with Divecrew, to complete the four deep open water dives with Divecrew in El Gouna. 

We are working in partnership with our good friends Emperor Divers in Egypt. A respected dive organisation that meets or exceeds the exacting standards of Divecrew. 

WARNING THERE ARE ONLY TWO PLACES LEFT. 


£250 deposit per person secures not only the place on the holiday but also locks in the price. Air travel prices rise over time. Call 01344 771113 or email info@divecrew.co.uk now.

19th July 2017. GET HAMMERED. SORRY SOLD OUT. Red Sea Special. £1,250.

Lead is PADI Master Instructor Martin. This iconic Divecrew special has SOLD OUT for the last two years and 2017 has done exactly the same. SOLD OUT before Christmas. So what are you going to be missing? One week sailing the deep south of the Red Sea on the luxury steel hulled boat Hurricane. £1,250 includes return flights Gatwick/Marsa Alam, entry VISA, Egypt transfers (15 minutes by coach), full board on the Hurricane (excludes alcohol), FREE Nitrox, up to FOUR Dives per day. Pristine reefs. Last year we sailed and never saw another boat for four de dived with schools of sharks: hammerheads, silky sharks, black tip and all the usual Red Sea aquatic stars including turtles and dolphins. 
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The lead is Martin (Co-owner of Divecrew) and a highly qualified/experienced PADI Master Instructor and Deptherapy Instructor Trainer. Divecrew charters the whole boat, it is all Divecrew. Hurricane is a steel hulled boat especially selected due to being very stable in the water. The crew on the boat and guides are just second to none! They are an extension to the Divecrew family. This trip is really special and 10 guests immediately rebooked from the last Get Hammered. With two local guides and other Divecrew professionals on board, this is an incredible trip where you have complete support and guidance but only as you want. Why not compete your advanced open water out on Get Hammered, or your 40 metre deep or night diving specialty. 

The trip is a complete mix of pristine reefs, walls, deep water (sharks), drift dives, night dives, shallow sandy floor dives, wrecks, it has just absolutely everything. Visibility once off shore 50 metres plus, if your eyes are good!! First days diving is a shallow sandy bay with the chance of seeing dugone and turtle, as check dives. Then we sail over night to the world famous reef Daedalus and schools of hammerheads. Last trip we were diving regularly with 15 to 22 hammerheads. 

Dive the world famous and iconic Dadalus, Elphinstone and St John's Caves. Could also be the Brothers and the Fury Shoals.

Martin stated, 'Having dived around the world this is the one trip that I am now making again and again. The quality of the diving is just incredible'.  

Just £250 deposit secures your berth. SORRY 2017 SOLD OUT. 

WE ARE NOW TAKING NAMES FOR 2018 ON "GET HAMMERED"

GET HAMMERED IN 2018.

9th SEPTEMBER 2017. LOST WRECKS. A Red Sea Special. £1,200.

Lead Instructor is Divecrew Owner Sue. This is a unique trip aboard a brand new (built 2016) liveaboard MY Princess Diana. The new boat is steel hulled and therefore more stable in the water. Nitrox is also available at £50 for the week. This tour includes the iconic and world famous wrecks such as the Thistlegorm and Rosalie Moller, but also wrecks hardly dives, some only found late 2016. On board is historian and dive expert Peter Collins, some of the lost wrecks have only been dived by Peter and he found them using information from local fishermen. Peter Collins will give the history and truth of the wrecks as to their life, why they were in the Red Sea and how they were sunk. This makes diving the wrecks all the more meaningful. 

The price (at time of publishing) is £1,200. This includes return flights from Gatwick, Egyptian transfers, one weeks fully inclusive liveaboard (save alcohol) and upto four dives a day. Incredible value.  Flight prices increase all the time, so book your berth and hold the flight price, a £350 deposit is required. TO BOOK: Call the dive centre now. 01344 771113

The trip is only suitable for Advanced Divers, certified to 30 metres. Some wrecks are shallow but most are circa 30 metres. Divecrew can arrange your PADI Advanced Diving Qualification either here in the UK prior to the holiday or overseas, at the beginning of the tour. Divecrew will also offer the Deep Specialty whilst on holiday (you can also do this here in the UK before you fly), so qualify to 40 metres and keep your insurance in tact. Divecrew can also provide a Nitrox course UK or on board My Pricess Diana. 

The tour will include wrecks that are covered in coral and fish life, some reef systems and loads of marine life. The tour will take in the Northern Wrecks and Reefs but then will go deep into the Suez for the Lost Wrecks.