Djibouti's wonders

At the very end of the Red Sea, on the African rift, come to Djibouti and discover a volcanic and wild landscape.

From December to Januray, we invite you on board the NEMO our vessel for 7 nights itineraries where you will certainly have the chance to encounter the majestic whale sharks and the emblematic sites of the 7 brothers Islands. 
Walk the footsteps of Henry de Monfreid and discover yourself an adventurer soul!

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Day 1 - Saturday

    Day 1 - Saturday Divers will be welcomed at the airport. Transfer for « Beach House » (sea side restaurant with showers and sun beds, possibly lunch for an extra fee).
    Guests will be then transfer to the boat around 5pm. Welcoming briefing, time to settle on board for the guests and dinner.

  • Day 2 Day 2 - Sunday

    Day 2 - Sunday Breakfast while the boat sails towards Moucha Island. 2 dives will be offered around that area. After dinner, the boat will start moving to reach the 7 brothers Islands (about 7 hours)

  • Days 3 to 5 Day 3/4/5 - Monday to Wednesday

    Day 3/4/5 - Monday to Wednesday During those 3 days, 8 or 9 dives will be proposed to discover those islands that offers the most beautiful dives in Djibouti. Eastern Island, Japanese garden, The steps, Tolka…
    During Wednesday’s evening, we will sail back to Tadjoura Golfe.

  • Days 6 to 7 Day 6/7 - Thursday/Friday

    Day 6/7  - Thursday/Friday 2 days in the Golfe of Tadjoura to enjoy and be amazed by the whale sharks. This will be snorkeling sessions to be able to enjoy the fullest of those animals. Dives will also be organized in this area (Ras Coralie, Ras Eiro…)

  • Day 8 Day 8 - Saturday

    Day 8 - Saturday After breakfat, guests will disembark from the boat around 8 Am.
    According to flight schedule, you will be offered a daily trip to the Assal Lake, day use or beach day to the Beach house ( those are extra fees)


This program is subject to change. The boat manager will evaluate the best weather conditions for the dive sites and for the search of the whale sharks.

Dates & prices

Departures for French-speaking groups:

From To Price / pers. Boat Places Options Booking
€1,150 DUNE - NEMO 8 / 22 Book now!
€1,150 DUNE - NEMO 3 / 22 3 Book now!
€1,150 DUNE - NEMO 20 / 22 Book now!
€1,150 DUNE - NEMO 20 / 22 Book now!
€1,150 DUNE - NEMO 21 / 22 Book now!
€1,150 DUNE - NEMO 22 / 22 Book now!
€1,150 DUNE - NEMO 12 / 22 Book now!

Departures for English-speaking groups:

No departure for now

Trip code: 20

Included


The beginning of the liveaboard service starts with the dinner on Saturday evening the day before the departure of the trip and ends theday  after the boat has returned to the marina with breakfast on board (check out 8 :00) according to the different flights’s schedules.
All the costs that might incurred before and after the beginning of the service are the responsability of the customers (Day use, meals, hotel night…)

Important notice : Our rates may change without prior notice during the season generally because of : increasing of taxes, fuel, or exchange rates fluctuation.
 1 week Liveaboard :
-          6 days/7 nights on board in a double/twin shared cabin ( Single supplement available,
-          full board  (included :  tea, coffee powder, water and non alcoholic drinks.
-          13 dives package.
-          12L aluminium tanks (DIN/INT) and leads ( without the belt)
-          snorkeling;
-          Nitrox

Not included


-          Government taxes (To be paid on board) :115 $
-          visa (To be paid at the airport) : 90 $
-          International flights ;
-          Cancellation and repatriation insurance;
-          Dive  insurance;
-          Tips for the crew (7€ advised/pers /day to be given at the end of the trip and according to guest satisfaction) ;
-          Drinks such as beers, wine, aperitives and espressos
-          Rental gear
-          Trainings and supervision by an instructor
-          Extra nights or day before and after the liveaboard

Notes


●        Advices and laws about recreational diving  in Djibouti

There isn’t any specific laws regarding the depth in Djibouti. However, the limits of depth will be given by the cruise director and will have to be rigorously respected.
Medical certificate allowing the practice of scuba diving ( madatory document, must be less than a year old)
Diving insurance ( mandatory, minimum leisure 1 for the french federation)
Dive card and log book to justify level and experience.                                        
Dive computer, SMB, and a surface way of signalisation (lights and/or sound devices).

Dune’s diving instructors are responsible on board the boats. They might have to forbid some dives in case a customer do not gather the level and/or technical skills to be able to do it. This decision can be made for the safety of the customer but also for other divers. 
Dive level : CMAS 1* and  et Open Water diver with a minimum of 25 dives.

International flights

International flights are landing in Djibouti city, the Airport name is Ambouli.
We ask our guests to arrive the saturday of the departure before 6 pm.

Terms and conditions


        A deposit of 30% will have to be paid by the customer so that the booking can be confirmed..
        The balance of the booking must be made 30 days before departure for an individual booking and 60 days before departure for a group booking or full charter.
        Payments on board must be made in cash or CC (excludind tips payment). Please be warned, 3% of bank charges will be added for payments in CC.
        Failure to follow a route does not allow an indemnity or a refund of taxes
        Non compliance with the program does not allow an indemnity or a refund of taxes. (ex : number of 13 dives not reached because of the weather, insufficiant dive level…)
        Changes of boats or marinas do not allow an indemnity.
        A possible failure or the EANX compressor do not allow an indemnity.
        Customers are personally responsible for all their belongings from the airport arrival transfer to the moment they return to it. The of their personal belongings due to negligence or oversights can not allow any recourse against Dune.

●        Cancellation policy

Cancellation fees apply to all services provided by Dune ( transfers, diving, liveaboards and hotel services)
A group consists of at least 8 customers.In case of cancellation of customers on a full charter boat fare, the fare will belong to group price, and will retain the full charter cancellation conditions. Any cancellation must be notified by a written statement either by e-mail or mail. The date of receipt of the mail or cancellation email will define the cancellation fee schedule.  

Cancellation conditions for individual bookings:
Cancellation from 60 to 31 days before the date of departure: 30% of the total amount of the cruise / stay. 
Cancellation from 30 to 15 days before the date of departure: 50% of the total amount of the cruise / stay. 
Cancellation 14 days before the date of departure: 100% of the total amount of the cruise / stay.

Insurance

Diving insurance is mandatory. If the guest do not possess it, it can be purchased on board with our partner DAN

Practical info

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Destination
Liveaboards in Djibouti
Activity
Sharks
Duration
8 days
Group
8 to 22 persons
Code
20
Price
From €1,150
Level
2/5
Language(s)
French / English

Strengths

Whale Sharks!!
Djibouti's wonders

Required level

We accept CMAS * and OWD with a minimum of 25 dives.

Due to its geographical situation, some dive sites can be exposed to strong current. The decision of diving will always be made by the cruise director
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