Whirlwind | Red Sea Liveaboard

Whirlwind | Red Sea Liveaboard

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Whirlwind

(Red Sea - Egypt )


from: £1050 inc. flights*
    
  • 5 star Red Sea diving at affordable prices
  • All cabins have twin beds, en suite & air con
  • 2 sundecks and a jacuzzi!
  • Spacious! Separate dining area and saloon
  • Multiple times voted Liveaboard of the Year" at Diver Awards
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Whirlwind has to be one of our favourite Red Sea liveaboards - and as the award winning Liveaboard of the Year 2011 clearly fellow divers share our affection for her. This is 5 star Red Sea diving at affordable prices... just one of the reasons UK divers keep coming back to this superior liveaboard. She has a well deserved reputation for the quality of finish on board, her long standing crew are the definition of attentive and she has all the award winning hallmarks of Tornado Marine fleet (from the decor to the tasty food)! Discover today how effortless diving can be when your liveaboard has been designed by divers for divers.

Whirlwind is a generous 36m from bow to stern and at 8m across, there is ample space for all 20 guests. There are 10 cabins in total, all with twin beds, en suite, air con and safe. The storage is plentiful and the showers are some of the most powerful you will find on a boat! There are 4 cabins on the main deck which are preallocated at the time of booking with no additional surcharge.

Whirlwind has everything the modern diver could want on board. The dive deck is one of the most impressive aspects - no more kitting up in a crowd on this boat! There is a camera table, 2 rinse tanks and plenty of space for all your dive kit. Whirlwind is also rebreather friendly and can pump oxygene and helium mixes (please just let us know at the time of booking). And for your relaxation between dives, there are 2 sundecks and the jacuzzi. Catch some rays, relax with a book or enjoy the hot tub. The saloon is kitted out with a modern entertainment system and a well stocked bar. Quite simply no element of this liveaboard has been overlooked. From sun up to sun down, Whirlwind is the perfect home away from home in the Egyptian Red Sea.

Accommodation

  • Cabins: 11
  • Guests: 20
  • Ensuite Cabins: Yes
  • Individual A/C: Yes
  • Mini bar: Yes

Diving

  • Guides: 2
  • Tenders: 2
  • Compressors: 2 x K14
  • Nitrox: Yes
  • Rebreather Friendly: Yes
  • Charging Stations: Yes

Technical

  • Length: 36m
  • Breadth: 8m
  • Engines: 2xK14
  • Generators: 3x80Kw
  • Construction Material: Wood
  • Desalaination: 2xAqua

Camera Facilities

  • 2 x rinse tanks, charging stations (2 pin European plugs), camera table on dive deck with 2 air guns

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22 November 2016

All crew were fabulous, friendly and helpful. Hot chocolate after a dive was lovely and post dive snacks were very gratefully received. The dive briefings were the best quality we have ever had, thank you Reda Lou and J

22 November 2016

Lovely cabins and communal areas, plenty of room and sun bathing areas. The hot tub was a nice addition Amy and Vicky

22 November 2016

Food wonderful as always - Osama works magic in that little galley. We like the fact that its not all European food and the taste of Egypt was welcome Anne and Alan

19 September 2016

The guides were brilliant giving excellent briefings and being completely attentive to all the diverís needs which we were very mixed this week. The Crew as always on tornado boats were awesome. The saloon guys were excellent the cabin was always spotless. Steph and Simon

19 September 2016

The boat was lovely! Absolutely more than what was expected. It has a very refined yet home like feel. The rooms are spacious and very well stocked and cleaned by the crew...Want to be diving again with this company and hopefully this boat and crew! Torieka and Dean

24 August 2016

The boat was fantastic and had everything we needed. Tom

24 August 2016

We have a lovely time in the boat. The crews are very nice and helpful . The food is very good and very tasty. I will recommend the this boat to my friends who would like to go to Eygpt for scuba diving. THANK VERY MUCH TO ALL THE CREW OF THIS BOAT Danny and Zena

24 August 2016

Cannnot fault the guide or the crew. Very good briefings, good dive leader, very helpful. The crew were amazing, very helpful before and after the dives, good housekeeping, great cooking and great service! Linda and Steve

03 August 2016

This was the most relaxed of the 6 liveaboards I've been on. Matt, Adel and the crew effortlessly got it so right plus the boat was comfortable and spacious. The hammerheads off Jackson were the icing on the cake. Stuart. Stuart McFarlane

01 August 2016

Dive guides Matt & Adel were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble at all and they were always happy to accommodate anything extra we wanted to do. I really hope we get to dive with them again. Steve and Jacob

01 August 2016

The food was delicious, varied and constantly supplied. Fresh salads and fruit were available everyday as well as freshly made cakes and pastries. A week of excellent meals thank you. Jennifer

01 August 2016

The boat is awesome, really spacious with plenty of places to sit back and enjoy the sun. Wifi was sometimes available which was a nice bonus. Rooms were a good size and had everything you would need for a comfortable stay. Christie

01 August 2016

Fantastic boat. First impressions were very positive and remained that for the holiday. The crew were absolutely amazing and really made the holiday special. They all individually went out their way to create a unique experience and very friendly. First holiday to experience such professionalism with friendliness Penny

19 July 2016

Great crew as always. Special mention for great dive briefings, thorough and informative. Also, clearly understood requirements of photographers Terry

19 July 2016

The crew, as ever, could not be more friendly and helpful. Some of them are old faces and have worked on the boat for many years. The dive briefings were excellent and, although i have been here many times, for once I learnt something new about some of the sites. Joss

19 July 2016

The guides and crew were excellent as always. Friendly and helpful with great briefings. They were excellent in giving the less experienced in the group and alternative dive if they did want to dive a particular dive site. Alan

19 July 2016

The food was delicious every day, had variety and was never repetitive which was really nice. The chef was kind enough to make us a cake to celebrate people passing their courses which was a lovely thing to do for us. Kiri

19 July 2016

Whirlwind is a really good boat Ė lots of space, and nice cabins, good sun area. The staff worked really hard to keep it clean and tidy, including the bedrooms. Paul C

19 July 2016

This was my first liveaboard holiday and I was impressed by everything, the boat looks amazing and had plenty of space, the cabins were kept lovely and clean, no bad smells and more fresh towels than i could use! I would definitely be happy to come again. Steve Burgess

21 June 2016

As i've come to expect from the Tornado fleet the crew and guide were all superb. Very friendly and professional and always there to help. Guiding from Yasser was as usual first class and his attention to safety and protecting the environment was excellent. Recent Guest

21 June 2016

The boat was excellent everything seemed in good order. Room was clean and air con was effective. Very impressed. 11th June Guest

01 June 2016

It would be impossible to find any fault with the crew, guides and or briefings. Lindsey

01 June 2016

Great to be back on Whirlwind, Crew were just fantastic looking after us as always, she is well laid out with lots of places to relax. My room was always cleaned very well and I can say the same for the rest of the boat. Paul

14 April 2016

I am writing to say how impressed I was with the liveaboard I have just returned from. From the minute we boarded Whirlwind the service was nothing short of exemplary. Every member of the crew worked their socks off to ensure the whole week was absolutely world class. I could honestly not fault any part of the liveaboard and everyone involved in looking after us divers on the boat should be recognised for their professionalism and excellent attitude. To single out any member of the team for extra praise would be near impossible due to the fact there was not one member who didn't contribute their share to making this a superb trip. Nigel Bryant

12 April 2016

Outstanding!! Every member of the crew where professional and helpful at all times; we could not ask for anything more from them. Yassar & Wahid were excellent guides. Informative, well spoken and made every diver (of whatever level) feel at ease at all times. Thanks Craig Bruce

12 April 2016

The Whirlwind was a great boat for my first liveaboard experience i was impressed from the beginning to the end. The boat was clean & tidy and spacious Carl

12 April 2016

Excellent introduction into liveaboard dive-boating holidays. Staff were friendly, helpful & professional. All needs and requirements were covered with no fuss. Would recommend this boat/crew to others without hesitation. We have benefitted considerably from their assistance. Paul B

12 April 2016

Overall the crew and guides were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble and always willing to help. The help given pre and post dive was first class. Dive briefings were very good and the guides were very knowledgeable of the sites John Sewell

12 April 2016

The Whirlwind far exceeded our expectations. Good boat, very well kitted out with plenty of space to sit. Didnít feel crowded ever and the dive facilities were excellent. The food was very good indeed, and the chefs did whatever they could to accommodate our dietary requirements. Costi and Dimitri

04 April 2016

I have just got back from a fantastic week on Whirlwind. It was a really good trip - Easyjet were great, easy check in, all on time and great baggage allowance, and the boat and crew were just fantastic. The dives were lovely - 2 dolphins were waiting for us under the boat on the first dive which started it on a real high! Our group all loved it and the other people on the boat were really nice. Overall a fantastic trip! Thanks very much for sorting out all the flight changes from Sharm to Hurghada etc. it all worked really well. Polly Wake

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