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Dive Review of Blue O Two "Blue Adventurer"/Bel Air Azur Resort in
Red Sea/Northern Wrecks & Reefs

Blue O Two "Blue Adventurer"/Bel Air Azur Resort: "Very good budget liveaboard", Apr, 2022,

by Harvey Cohen, NJ, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 22 reports with 15 Helpful votes). Report 11932 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Photos and vids at https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzMPia
Cabins are all 2-person en suite with good shower and aircon. I booked my cabin for solo occupancy. At USD $1492.66 for everything, including Nitrox and a 15L tank and airport transfers, it was an excellent value.
The dive deck is cramped, and indoor lounge space is limited and not esp ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Blue O Two "Blue Adventurer"   Bel Air Azur Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Gulf of Eilat, Bali, Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Red Sea, Fiji, Palau, Coral Sea, Galapagos, many Caribbean locations, New Jersey, Florida, National Aquarium, Dutch Springs, Silfra (Iceland), Panama (Pacific)
Closest Airport Hurghada Getting There Hurghada is served by many European and UK airports and by Istanbul. I flew from Newark USA via Frankfurt and return via Zurich. Zurich is a relatively compact and efficient airport. Frankfurt is huge; my phone logged 6700 paces on my transfer from one plane to the other.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 71-71°F / 22-22°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 30-70 Ft/ 9-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 60 minute limit on night dives.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The dive deck has adequate charging shelves and a 1 meter square camera table with no compressed air. There are no tables whe ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By report author: Harvey Cohen in NJ, US at Jun 05, 2022 16:30 EST  
I should add that the staff and crew were very competent and helpful.
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