Carlton for Touristic Development
Ministry of Tourism no. 19435
Tax no. 232-809-992
Ritz Carlton Road P.O Box 191
Sharm el Sheikh
South Sinai – Egypt
To make a booking – general terms and conditions
If you have any queries or wish make a booking, please telephone + 20 12 24 76 192 or submit an enquiry form via the website or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org is at this stage that you will book your service a 25% deposit will be required per person, or full balance if date of departure is within 12 weeks.
A contract between us will only come into effect when we send you a written booking confirmation document (please note that any other e-mails received is not a written confirmation for this purpose – a contract will only come into effect when our formal booking confirmation document is sent to you).
When the contract comes into effect, we become responsible to provide you with the holiday you have booked, and you become responsible to pay for it, in each case subject to these terms and conditions.
Please note: it is important you check carefully the written confirmation when you receive it, or if booking late that all details are as you require them.
Our obligation is to provide the arrangements you have booked as described on this website and confirmed to you.
If you wish to change or cancel those arrangements later, you may have to pay an amendment or cancellation charge and additional costs which may be as much as the whole of the original price of your arrangements.
In parties of two or more people, the person who actually makes the booking is the person with whom we make the contract with and that person accepts responsibility for making all payments to us for all members of the party.
Conversely, we will send all documents and other information to that person alone, who will be responsible for ensuring that all other members of the party are kept fully informed.
Except where otherwise expressly stated in these Booking Conditions we will not be liable or pay you compensation or refund payment if our contractual obligations to you are affected by “Events Beyond our Control”. We will not be liable for any additional expenses incurred by you in connection with your booking through another supplier such as insurance, flights, hotels, transfers or ground arrangements including car hire. For the purposes of these Booking Conditions, Events Beyond our Control means any event beyond our or our supplier’s control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all reasonable measures had been taken. Examples include warfare and acts of terrorism (and threat thereof), civil strife, significant risks to human health such as the outbreak of serious disease at the travel destination or natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes or weather conditions which make it impossible to travel safely to the travel destination or remain at the travel destination, the act of any government or other national or local authority including port or river authorities, industrial dispute, labour strikes, lock closure, natural or nuclear disaster, fire, chemical or biological disaster, epidemics and pandemics, unavoidable technical problems with transport and all similar events outside our or the supplier(s) concerned,s control. Individual diving trips are confirmed from 10 people. If a tour cannot be carried out due to the minimum number of participants of at least 10 people, we offer you a rebooking to another date with a possibly different route, here costs may arise due to the different routes / prices, or offer you a refund of the down payment.
At the time of booking, we also require the following information from all party members:
- Passport copy
- Current Diving Qualification
- Approx. no. of logged dives
- Special Requirements (EAN Nitrox, 15 Litre Tank Rental, Equipment Rental )
- Insurance Policy Number, Provider and Contact Telephone No.
- Emergency Contact Details
Payment and booking conditions:
25% deposit upon booking confirmation by bank transfer
75% of the travel price 8 weeks before departure by bank transfer
The costs of the transfer are borne by the debtor
25% deposit upon booking is non-refundable
You pay 50% of the travel price if you cancel up to 12 weeks before the embarkation date
You pay 75% of the travel price for cancellations up to 8 weeks before the embarkation date
You pay 100% of the travel price if you cancel up to 4 weeks before the embarkation date
There will be an extra charge for single room occupancy for bookings on any live aboard individual booking.
Please enquire for further details.
If you have any special requests that do not form part of the holidays described please let us know at the time of booking.
We recommend that at a minimum you get insurance that covers you for SCUBA diving to 40m.
However, it is your responsibility to make sure that you have adequate insurance to cover all aspects of your holiday and it is your responsibility to make the appropriate arrangements. You can enroll a dive Insurance with us after arrival weekly fee 30 Euro ( cover via indepths )
Diving Medical Form:
all divers are required to complete a self-assessment medical form before diving.
This is available in advance upon request.
Changes made by us: It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements, but we do plan the arrangements many months in advance. Occasionally, we may have to make changes and reserve the right to do so at any time.
Most of these changes will be minor and we will advise you of them at the earliest.
Extras per person
North National Park fee 80 Euro
South National Park fee 120 Euro
15 liter tank air filling week 45, – Euro
EAN Nitrox 12 liter – week 60, – Euro
EAN Nitrox 15 liters – week 80, – Euro
Tips for Crew and Guides per person 55 Euro
Port fees and marine park fees:
Marine Park I Brothers *
Marine Park II Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinestone, Zabagard, Rocky Island *
North National Park 80 euro per person
South National Park 120 euro per person
Dahab National Park surcharge of 20 euro per person
Port Ghalib harbor fee p.p. 30 euro
* If the authorities change any Marine Park fee for southern or northern routes – or if Marine Park fees will change , we reserve the right to collect this cash on board.
The price includes:
Full board-breakfast, lunch and dinner as open buffet
Soft drinks, tea, coffee, fresh fruits
Water and sweet snacks
– 7 nights on board*
– 3/4 dives per day (except arrival and departure)
– all permit and harbor fees*
– Tanks 12 Liter Alu, weights & belt
– Airport Transfer* Group full charter
– Guide * according to law EG ratio
Price does not include:
– Nitrox 12 or 15 Liter
– 15 Liter Tank Rental
– Equipment , Dive Computer and Torch Rental
– Alcoholic beverages
– Marine parking fee*
– Dive Insurance cover
– Tips for Crew and Guide 55 € p.p
– Port Ghalib fee p.p 30 €*
– Visa & Flight
– Individual booking transfer rates – HUR-HUR per person per way 15 Euro – HUR – Port Ghalib per person per way 35 Euro
MY Carlton Queen
Wood hull: Length – 38 meter
Width 8.00 meter
Depths 3 meter
Rebuild Hull 2017
Cabin Renovation 2019
New central Air Condition May 2019
Compressor: 3 x MCH.16.265 Lt/min – EAN Nitrox Membrane
Engines: DOOSAN Marine Engine 294WK/400PS 12 Knots NEW 2014
3 x Generator: 1 perkins 45 Kw / 1 perkins 40 Kw / 1 perkins 45 Kw
Bridge equipped with radar, depth sonar, radio transmitter VHF, GPS and navigation system
2 comfortable and spacious sun decks + front area sun beds
Dining Room fully air conditioned with flat – screen TV
30 Coltri Luxfer 12 Liter aluminum tanks, weights & belts
Safety Equipment complies with Egyptian coastal license requirements
Lifejackets in each cabin,2 Life rafts, Fire extinguisher each cabin & Fire alarm system
Especially nice are the two covered sun decks on Carlton Queen. On the first floor it is equipped with comfortable rattan furniture, where guests can enjoy their Sunset beer while on the second floor all passengers who seek the silence can enjoy their time on board , for the sun lovers there is the front sun deck, covered with mats.
The salon is equipped with a flat screen TV and a DVD player and the cozy seating area are often used by photographers as a computer room, as they edit their images here. Also the newest Cinema Movies will be played here.
The comfortable cabins are each equipped with two beds or a double bed, various cupboards, drawers and shelves, a large mirror, and air conditioning. In addition, in each cabin is a private bathroom (shower & WC) and a hairdryer. Total 12 cabins.
In the upper deck there are 4 cabins with double bed, on the lower deck 6 cabins with 2 separate beds and 1 cabin in the bow with “bulk” beds. The second cabin in the bow is reserved for Guides.
Even the dive deck and platform are very generously proportioned, so the divers prepare without interfering each other.
In special wood boxes by the Dive Deck, equipped with electrical outlets -220 V, lamps can be charged and other small essentials can be stored.
Carlton Queen has desalination plants and two large “Zodiacs” who drive the guests to the dive site. During the night a special “silent” generator is used to reduce the noise.
And last but not least, all three decks are provided with teak floor.