Overview of Deli Valetta

The remote waters of Djibouti, in the deep southern Red Sea, are best experienced by liveaboard. Deli Valletta, aka MY Deli, operates seven night itineraries through the main Whale shark season. Deli is a traditional twin mast motor yacht accommodating a maximum of 12 divers in 6 twin berth cabins. The width of the boat, combined with the overall amount of deck space, makes MY Deli a simple liveaboard with space to chill-out between dives.

Accommodation aboard Deli Valetta

Deli Valetta accommodates up to twelve guests in six cabins with separate shower and toilet. Beds are configured with a large lower double and a single upper bed with space for you personal items.
The saloon leads out to a large shaded seating and dining area at the stern of the yacht. The fore deck offers comfortable cushioned seating.

Drink & Dine

The liveaboard Deli Valetta is a Full board vessel and a liveaboard safari will include your three meals per day on board with water coffee and tea on request. Fresh drinking water is available at all times.
If you have a favorite snack feel free to bring it with you as availability may be limited locally. For any special dietary requests, such as vegetarian meals, please inform us at time of booking and mention it to the crew on boarding Deli Valetta.
Beer, wine and spirits, along with carbonated mixers, are charged for onboard. Your dive guides will not allow you to dive after consuming alcohol or while still under its influence as alcohol impairs judgment and increases your risk of decompression sickness.

Technical Specification

Built: 1996
Length: 26 m
Breadth: 7 m
Engines: MAN 280H Auxiliary
Compressor: Baur Mariner
Fresh Water Capacity: 6000 Lts
Construction Material: wood / Fiber Glass
Max of guests: 12
Number of cabins: 6
Number of Crew:
Safety Equipment includes: Oxygen and Life Raft; GPS, VHF Marine Radio, Echo sounder

Diving Facilities

The number of dives varies between itineraries and is dependent on diving conditions. Typically 12 dives are included (tanks & weights), additional dives will depend on Whale Shark sightings, as most Whale Shark encounters will be snorkel based. Night dives may also be arranged locally.

Dive sites:
The Step of Obock, The Dhow, The Pass of the Ghoubet El Kharab, The Wreck of Moucha,
Arthur Rimbaud & Salem Wrecks, the Mouillage du Boutre, the Dome, Ras Eiro, Red Sands, Shark Tooth, Stone City…
The typical itinerary on the boat is:
Day 1 Saturday - Arrival and welcome by our representative at the Djibouti Airport Transfer to the boat (20 minutes) Welcome drink and briefing Departure for Ras Eiro
Day 2 Sunday – Ras Eiro Diving in Ras Eiro Whale Shark encounters
Day 3 Monday – Ras Korali Diving in Ras Korali Whale Shark encounters
Day 4 Tuesday – Ghoubet Diving near the Pass of the Ghoubet Whale Shark encounters
Day 5 Wednesday – Ghoubet Diving near the Pass of the Ghoubet (Star Bay) Whale Shark encounters
Day 6 Thursday – White Sands: Diving at White Sands Beach
Day 7 Friday – Moucha Island Diving at Moucha Island Return to Djibouti early evening (last dive of the day will be around 14h00, so return flights must be planned accordingly to allow at least 18 hours) Transfer to the Sheraton Hotel (or similar)
Day 8 Saturday - Optional excursion to Lake Assal Return to Djibouti City at around 15h00 Transfer to the Djibouti Airport

Liveaboards Departures in Djibouti

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Sorry, there are no set liveaboard departures at this time. Please call us to check as we can sometimes open a new departure date on a request basis.