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So far this year, Emperor Maldives has reported a large number of sightings of whale sharks making their casual, gentle, relaxed way to the back of the boats as they moor for night-time. Not unusual, but certainly gratifying for the guests aboard these spacious liveaboards. And the manta have been around in abundance for both divers and snorkellers.

The 2017/18 season is already shaping up to be a memorable one. We have exciting dive trips sailing a range of routes from ‘Best of the Maldives’ to the ‘Deep South and Southern Sharks’ that, while not guaranteeing to see whalesharks, certainly know how to get the best chance thanks to the intimate local knowledge of their dive guides.

The Maldives certainly has its seasons but when diving, the need for blue skies and constant sunshine diminishes in the face of scoring that bucket-list dive destination. With its gentle climate and year-round temperatures between 26 degrees C-30 degrees C, there is an itinerary to suit divers of all levels and, this is good too, for those who don’t dive.

Our liveaboards are spacious with sun decks, some with jacuzzis, private patios and lend themselves perfectly to snorkelling, swimming and just letting the world go by. Indeed, non-divers are so welcome they get free snorkelling equipment and a $50 voucher to spend on board.

All six Emperor Maldives liveaboards offer fine accommodation and service. Included is full board, free nitrox and local transfers.

Seven-night trips start from £1,091 per person sharing a standard twin berth cabin. Ten-night trips are also available. Prices do not include international flights. Up to four free places are on offer for group bookings.

Email our wonderfully helpful Reservations team at reservations@emperordivers.com

 

EASTER FLASH SALE – up to 30% off LIVEABOARDS
ONLY until 18 April

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HUGE savings on Maldives liveaboards this summer PLUS some winter warmers for the Red Sea.

Look for our ‘RED’ hot sailings.

Up to 30% discount has been applied on selected summer sailings.

For example - how about this in our Easter Super Sale? Emperor Orion sailing the Best of Maldives for (wait for it) just £974 / €1119. Save on selected dates but you need to book by 18 April. Enjoy those Easter eggs then come diving!

Check out our offer pages during Emperor’s Flash Sale: www.emperormaldives.com/liveaboards-schedule-offers.php

NOTES and OFFER TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Discount has already been applied to prices on the Schedule page
  • All the above offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
  • Valid on new bookings received until 18 April.  
  • Liveaboard offer prices are available on a limited number of places per sailing and subject to availability.
  • Groups and full charters can be extended on application.
  • All bookings taken under a special offer are non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be redeemed against another service.  Normal payment terms apply. Cancellations made any time after payment is received normal cancellation policy applies.

    Now is the time to dive the Red Sea and the Maldives. More diving for less - win/win!

    Email reservations@emperordivers.com TODAY and book your saving!

EASTER FLASH SALE – up to 30% off LIVEABOARDS
from NOW until 18 April

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HUGE savings on Maldives liveaboards this summer PLUS some winter warmers for the Red Sea.

Look for our ‘RED’ hot sailings.

Up to 30% discount has been applied on selected summer sailings.

Check out our offer pages during Emperor’s Flash Sale: www.emperormaldives.com/liveaboards-schedule-offers.php

NOTES and OFFER TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Discount has already been applied to prices on the Schedule page
  • All the above offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
  • Valid on new bookings received until 18 April.  
  • Liveaboard offer prices are available on a limited number of places per sailing and subject to availability.
  • Groups and full charters can be extended on application.
  • All bookings taken under a special offer are non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be redeemed against another service.  Normal payment terms apply. Cancellations made any time after payment is received normal cancellation policy applies.

    Now is the time to dive the Red Sea and the Maldives. More diving for less - win/win!

    Email reservations@emperordivers.com TODAY and book your saving!

Emperor Serenity

She was brand new last year and brings a class of her own to the Maldivian waters. Emperor Serenity is a contemporary, spacious liveaboard where fine accommodation and service is standard.

This 40 metre boat easily accommodates 26 guests in 13 well-appointed ensuite cabins all with air-con.

Reasons to choose Emperor Serenity

  • High quality, contemporary liveaboard
  • Choice of spacious dining and relaxation areas
  • Visit a local island for a BBQ under the stars
  • Dive with manta, man-sized nurse sharks & whale sharks
  • FREE Nitrox
  • 4 dive guides
  • Free wine with dinner
  • Large dhoni giving more living space on board
  • Non-divers are welcome and get a free snorkelling kit + $50 voucher to spend on board
  • Group discounts
  • Prices from £1565 / €1799

How about these?

April
16/04 - 23/04   Emperor Serenity   Best of Maldives   £1739/€1999

May
07/05 - 14/05   Emperor Serenity   Best of Maldives   £1565/€1799
14/05 - 21/05   Emperor Serenity   Best of Maldives   £1565/€1799
28/05 - 04/06   Emperor Serenity   Best of Maldives   £1565/€1799

» Click here to discover more about Emperor Serenity + more photos and a video

 

** Make sure you ask the right questions when choosing your liveaboard **

Space: No final frontiers here. Make sure there's enough for all guests with enough decks to relax on.
TICK Serenity

Dive deck: Make sure there's enough space to kit up and keep your equipment.
TICK Serenity (separate diving dhoni, perfect!)

Eating: Is the food of good quality and are there enough snacks throughout the day? Complementary drinks are a bonus.
TICK Serenity (even free wine with dinner)

If you have any questions at all, do contact our friendly, helpful team at reservations@emperordivers.com.

Red Sea & Maldives liveaboard special offers

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Red Sea Liveaboard Savings - FREE Nitrox

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FREE NITROX on all Emperor Red Sea and Maldives liveaboards.

01 - 08 June | Emperor Asmaa
Safaga, Brothers & Elphinstone
From Marsa Ghalib to Hurghada
€849 / £730

03 - 10 June | Emperor Superior
Get Wrecked
From/to Hurghada
€749 / £644

22 - 29 June | Emperor Superior
Reefs & Wrecks
From/to Hurghada
€749 / £644

 

Maldives Liveaboard Savings - FREE Nitrox

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FREE NITROX on all Emperor Red Sea and Maldives liveaboards.

April
09/04 - 16/04   Emperor Serenity   Best of Maldives   £1870/€2149
15/04 - 22/04   Emperor Voyager   Best of Maldives   £1478/€1699
16/04 - 23/04   Emperor Virgo   Best of Maldives   £1652/€1899
16/04 - 23/04   Emperor Serenity   Best of Maldives   £1739/€1999
21/04 - 30/04   Emperor Orion   Best of Maldives   £1739/€1999
22/04 - 29/04   Emperor Voyager   Best of Maldives   £1478/€1699
23/04 - 30/04   Emperor Virgo   Best of Maldives   £1652/1899

May
07/05 - 14/05   Emperor Serenity   Best of Maldives   £1565/€1799
13/05 - 20/05   Emperor Leo   Best of Maldives   £1217/€1399
14/05 - 21/05   Emperor Orion   Best of Maldives   £1348/€1549
14/05 - 21/05   Emperor Serenity   Best of Maldives   £1565/€1799
28/05 - 04/06   Emperor Orion   Best of Maldives   £1348/€1549
28/05 - 04/06   Emperor Serenity   Best of Maldives   £1565/€1799

» Click here for the full list of offers for a variety of dates or Book online here

FREE Red Sea and Maldives Photo Workshops

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Photo Workshop with Jordi Chias

 

Jordi Chias, who will once again be sharing his vast experience and these popular workshops for FREE!

Maldives:
3 - 10 December 2017 | Emperor Orion | Best of Maldives
OR
10 - 17 December 2017 | Emperor Serenity | Best of Maldives
Prices start from €1869 / £1607

Red Sea:
3 - 10 November & 10 - 17 November 2017 | Emperor Elite | Simply the Best
Prices start from €1049 / £903

What do you get? Jordi will be on board offering a FREE mini Photography Workshop to improve underwater and general photography.

With lots of work published, among them the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Jordi has a wealth of knowledge that you can tap into during the week. More here: www.uwaterphoto.com.

Make the most of this fantastic opportunity to hone photography talents for free!

» For more information, visit here

6 jolly good reasons to dive the Maldives

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Ever wondered what it's like to dive the Maldives? Here you go!

 

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·         Iconic diving; mantas, whale sharks, sharks, rays, dolphins and lagoons

·         Fabulous choice of six liveaboards. From high-end Emperor Serenity to small but welcoming Emperor Atoll

·         Highly experienced dive guides, crew and chefs

·         Over 99 years of hand-on experience means we know those dive sites and where to find those mantas and whale sharks

·         Great food, free wine on selected liveaboards

·         Separate diving dhoni; diving gear is stored and looked after here so more room on the liveaboard and no carting of equipment

 

» More information, photos and places to dive right here

FREE issues of new Scuba Diver magazine!

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Fancy getting two FREE issues of the new Scuba Diver magazine?

The team are offering a 2-issue free trial - just follow this link, fill in your details and they're yours!

 

 

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Following our highly successful free photo workshop trips in 2016, we are now offering them in both the Red Sea and the Maldives.

Join us with highly acclaimed photographer, Jordi Chias, who will once again be sharing his vast experience and the workshops for FREE!

Maldives dates:
3 - 10 December 2017
Emperor Orion
Best of Maldives

OR

Emperor Serenity
10 - 17 December 2017
Best of Maldives.

Prices start from €1869 / £1607

Red Sea
Emperor Elite
Simply the Best
3 - 10 November & 10 - 17 November, 2017.

Prices start from €1049 / £903

What do you get? Jordi will be onboard offering a FREE mini Photography Workshop for guests who would like to improve their underwater and general photography www.uwaterphoto.com and make the most of his 16 years’ experience.

With work published in many different media and recognized with prominent mentions, among them the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Jordi has a wealth of knowledge that guests can tap into during the week.

Jordi is also one of the most internationally awarded Spanish photographers, who also speaks fluent English. During the trip he will give daily talks, reviews and comments on guests' images in order to improve results as well as sharing techniques to help with computer picture processing at basic level.

Guests must bring their own cameras. Also, although not a speciality, Jordi can help improve video skills.

Make the most of this fantastic opportunity to hone photography talents for free!

For more on Emperor Maldives visit www.emperormaldives.com or for Emperor's Red Sea visit www.emperordivers.com or email our friendly Reservations Team on reservations@emperordivers.com


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It’s our 25th Anniversary so we’re giving super savings
ONLY between 2 – 5 March 2017

 

Red Sea Day Diving: Buy One Get One for €25

Valid for diving 1 June to 8 September 2017

Marsa Alam: Buy 5 days’ boat diving for €300 / £255 and get your buddy’s for €25/£20

El Gouna: Buy 5 days’ dive diving for €230 / £196 and get your buddy’s for €25/£20                                                                                     

Boat diving includes: 2 dives per day with guide, tanks, weights, weight belt, transfers to/from your hotel, all port fees and surcharges.

ADD even more value to your diving:

When you book a 5 day dive pack add our ‘All-In’ package for €115 / £90 where we’ve bundled in your lunch and drinks on board, three third dives, the daily Environmental Tax and even included 12 litre Nitrox for FREE!

Need a hotel? We’ve got that covered too!

Marsa Alam: Twin/double room for two people on half board + 2 x 5 days’ diving
+ return Marsa Alam airport transfers = from €368 / £313 per person 

El Gouna: Twin/double room for two persons on bed and breakfast + 2 x 5 days’ diving
+ return Hurghada airport transfers = from €424 / £360 per person 

 

LIVEABOARDS - Up to 25% off

BIG savings on Red Sea and Maldives liveaboards this summer.

Up to 25% discount will be applied on selected summer sailings; check out our offer pages during Emperor’s Flash Sale.

Did you know that when you book an Emperor Liveaboard Nitrox is FREE on all our boats, complimentary wine is served with dinner on all Red Sea boats and Emperor Serenity and Emperor Orion in the Maldives PLUS WiFi is available on all boats.

Terms and Conditions apply – ask for more information.
Valid on new bookings received between 2 to 5 March only. 

Email reservations@emperordivers.com for lots more detail.

 

Emperor Orion Flash Sale – SAVE 25%

5 March
7 nights
South Central 7 Atolls    
Kadhdhoo - Male             
Was € 2413        
Flash Sale €1799 / £1530
SAVE €614 / £521  
25% OFF

2 April
7 nights                
Best of Maldives              
Male                                     
Was € 2119        
Flash Sale €1589 / £1350           
SAVE €530 / £450
25% OFF

21 April
9 nights                
Best of Maldives              
Male                                     
Was € 2724        
Flash Sale €2039  / £1733         
SAVE €685 / £582
25% OFF

30 April         
7 nights                
Best of Maldives              
Male                                     
Was €1869
Flash Sale €1399 / £1189             
SAVE €470 / £399
25% OFF

21 May        
7 nights                
Best of Maldives              
Male                                     
Was € 1869        
Flash Sale €1399 / £1189            
SAVE €470 / £399    
25% OFF

30 July        
7 nights                
Best of Maldives              
Male                                     
Was €1699
Flash Sale €1275 / £1084          
SAVE €424 / £360
25% OFF

Book today! Email reservations@emperordivers.com

 

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