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Red Sea liveaboard trips from only £649 including flights and other great deals from blue o two

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UK-based dive tour operator blue o two have released their latest special offers including Red Sea liveaboard holiday deals from only £649 including flights to Hurghada and Maldives liveaboard offers now starting from as little as £1595 including flights.

Don’t forget that if you are part of the exclusive blue o two Loyalty Club you can also take advantage of blue o two’s Double Discount offer.

As a valued blue o two Loyalty Club customer, you can now take advantage of this incredible offer of saving not 5% but 10% on diving adventures to the Red Sea and the Maldives.

Use your exclusive 10% discount by booking a Red Sea holiday with blue o two aboard any one of their newly updated Red Sea fleet that has a departure date from now until the end of August.

To use your 10% discount for a Maldives adventure, book a diving trip with blue o two aboard M/Y blue Voyager or M/V Sea Spirit that has a departure date before the end of October.

To book your diving holiday using your exclusive Loyalty Club 10% offer, just quote your Loyalty Club number to one of the blue o two sales team.

RED SEA

M/Y blue Horizon – Red Sea

12 Aug – 19 Aug: Simply the Best £949

02 Sep – 09 Sep: North & Brothers £949

30 Sep – 07 Oct: Northern Wrecks & Reefs £1099

28 Oct – 04 Nov: North & Brothers £1099

M/Y blue Melody – Red Sea

15 Jul – 22 Jul: Project Shark: Simply the Best NOW ONLY £699

29 Jul – 05 Aug: Strait of Tiran and North £799

19 Aug – 26 Aug: Simply the Best £849

26 Aug – 02 Sep: Project Shark: Simply the Best £949

M/Y blue Fin – Red Sea

15 Jul – 22 Jul: Northern Wrecks and Reefs NOW ONLY £649

05 Aug – 12 Aug: Best of Wrecks £949

12 Aug – 19 Aug: Simply the Best £799

19 Aug – 26 Aug: Northern Wrecks and Reefs £899

26 Aug – 02 Sep: Northern Wrecks and Reefs £799

M/Y Red Sea Adventurer – Red Sea

29 Jul – 05 Aug: Northern Wrecks and Reefs £699 

05 Aug – 12 Aug: Northern Wrecks £699

12 Aug – 19 Aug: Strait of Tiran & North £749

09 Sep – 16 Sep: Simply the Best £949

MALDIVES

M/Y blue Voyager

27 Jul – 04 Aug: Pelagic Encounters (7 nights) £2095*

03 Aug – 14 Aug: Best of the Northern Atolls (10 nights) NOW £1995*

13 Aug – 21 Aug: Majestic Mantas (7 nights) NOW £1695*

31 Aug – 08 Sep: Majestic Mantas (7 nights) NOW £1595*

07 Sep – 15 Sep: Majestic Mantas (7 nights) NOW £1595*

24 Sep – 02 Oct: Pelagic Encounters (7 nights) £1895*

M/V Sea Spirit

03 Sep – 11 Sep: Central Atolls (7 nights) £1999*

10 Sep – 25 Sep: Central Atolls & Beyond (12 nights) £2949*

PHILIPPINES

Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort

04 Sep – 14 Sep 2016: ‘In Focus Philippines’ with Saeed Rashid (10 nights) Was £3095, NOW £2595!*

GALAPAGOS

M/V Galapagos Master

02 Jul – 11 Jul 2017: Master the Galapagos (7 nights) £5749*

TRUK LAGOON

M/V Truk Master

08 Feb – 18 Feb 2017: Truk Lagoon (10 nights) £2949**

16 Aug – 27 Aug 2017: Truk Lagoon (10 nights) £2949**

FRENCH POLYNESIA

M/V French Polynesia Master

10 Sep – 20 Sep 2017: Tuamotu Archipelago – Humpback Season (10 nights) £3879**

17 Oct – 27 Oct 2018: Tuamotu Archipelago – Humpback Season (10 nights) £4195**

*Package price is subject to change due to fluctuations in flight prices. Final package price will be confirmed at time of booking. **Excludes flights (boat only price).

To book or for more info contact blue o two now on 01752 480808, email info@blueotwo.com or visit www.blueotwo.com.

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TRAVEL BLOG: Jeff Goodman Dives SOMABAY, Part 3

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Today we are diving one of the outer reefs from an inflatable. As we reach the bottom, a reef octopus eases its way into the cover of a small crack in the coral while displaying it’s incredible ability to change colour. They are arguably one of the most charismatic of reef dwellers and it is always exciting for me to simply hover and watch. I would have spent longer and waited for it to come and investigate me, but as dive time is limited we wanted to move on and find a turtle.

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The waters around Somabay are well protected and hold a rich variety of marine life. The reef edges are thriving colonies of coral and shoaling fish, while nearer the sea bed plenty of wildlife is still to be found.

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Then we located the turtles. They are very used to divers and so show little concern when slowly approached. In fact occasionally one will come over to see what you are doing. There is always huge excitement when diving with a turtle. The shear thrill of sharing a moment with another species.

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What a fantastic way to finish a wonderful few days diving and I would like to thank SOMABAY, ORCA DIVING and THE BREAKERS for making my stay such a good one.

I had a great time, with diving everyday either on the house reef or on one of the offshore reefs by inflatable or larger day boat. Orca diving provided high quality equipment and facilities while the staff were all very friendly and welcoming. The Breakers was right on the coast with nice rooms, good food and once again friendly staff making the whole trip a real pleasure.

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Soma Bay covers an entire peninsula and is home to several resorts as well as residential  compounds.

As well as scuba diving, Somabay caters for many other sports and activities, and so is perfect for families as well as individuals and/or groups. And of course there is always time to lay peacefully on the beach under the Egyptian sun.

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Book your next Red Sea dive adventure with SOMABAY! For more information, visit www.somabay.com.

Stay at the Breakers Diving & Surfing Lodge when you visit! For more information, visit  www.thebreakers-somabay.com.

Find out more about ORCA Dive Clubs at SOMABAY at www.orca-diveclubs.com/en/soma-bay-en.

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TRAVEL BLOG: Jeff Goodman Dives SOMABAY, Part 2

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Day three of my trip to Somabay and we were spending the day on the Lady Christina and diving on the wreck of the Salem Express.

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Diving wrecks for me is always one of mixed emotions. The excitement of diving a wreck is more than often tempered by the thought of loss of life when she sank. The Salem Express was a passenger ship and a roll-on/roll-off ferry travelling from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Safaga, Egypt. Most passengers were of poor class travelling home from their holidays while around 150 people were returning home from their pilgrimage to Mecca.

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The ship struck a reef and sank within 20 minutes. Passengers were trapped below deck and the ship was filled with fear and panic.

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The wreck area is strewn with personal belongings from the crew and passengers such as a transistor radio and a flat iron for clothes. A diver at sometime has put them in a prominent place to be seen.

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Tragically only one life boat was launched while the others went down with the ship. More than 600 men, women and children lost their lives here.

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It’s a stark reminder that the sea can be unforgiving and so when we dive on such wrecks we should do so with humble regard.

Returning to the surface, shoals of fish are gathered under our boat and seem to be welcoming us back into the light.

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Back at the Breakers I sat in the dining area with a beer and a very good meal while my thoughts still remained with the day’s dive on the Salem Express.

Check in for part 3 tomorrow for Jeff’s last day of diving with Somabay on the off-shore reefs looking for turtles.

Book your next Red Sea dive adventure with SOMABAY! For more information, visit www.somabay.com.

Stay at the Breakers Diving & Surfing Lodge when you visit! For more information, visit  www.thebreakers-somabay.com.

Find out more about ORCA Dive Clubs at SOMABAY at www.orca-diveclubs.com/en/soma-bay-en.

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