September 2013 Archives

A perfect day diving at Emperor El Gouna

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Friendly faces, caring team, fab boat...and then the diving.

Warm, clear waters, dive guides who know their stuff and the reason why we dive...that 'away from it all' feeling and the marine life.


Watch the video here and dive right in...

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Great news - travel bans lifted on Egypt

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Great news just through! Denmark, Finland and Sweden have  lifted the travel ban on Egypt. This includes the Red Sea area and Cairo airport.
Also lifting the ban are The Netherlands and Belgium, the Czech Republic and talks are underway with other countries. 
Welcome back!

Dive the Deep North, discover new dive sites

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Snefro Spirit
Deep North - Ras Mohamed - Ras Mamlach - Ras Abu Galum
from Sharm El Sheikh
29 September - 6 October 2013
Just 798 Euro
(approx 670 GBP)
This 7-day safari will take you to sites where few, if any, boats venture. There will be some known dive sites but the aim is to discover new ones! Magnificent drift, reef and wall diving, caves, plateaus and the blue. Dive into an underwater world that is unique in both its variety and its sheer number of species.
Book today and dive some warm-water, sunny Red Sea diving.
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Elite or Asmaa? Two fabulous liveaboard choices

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Give the cool tones of Autumn a miss for a week and join us on a choice of warm-water, superduper diving liveaboard routes - and they're a great price too!
Asmaa – Fury & St Johns – departing Hamata 
23 & 24th Oct
€649 / £545 

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Sailing to the southernmost reefs, this cruise departs Hamata Port so you don't waste anytime travelling. There's a very short sail to a nearby site that's perfect for that first check dive then you spend a week diving, diving, diving. You'll dive Fury Shoals sites at the beginning and end of the trip with the St Johns in the middle. 
Note: This is a MAX itinerary and, depending on sea conditions, we aim to provide up to 28/30 dives in the summer and 24 in the winter.
Elite – Simply the Best – departing Marsa Ghalib 
8th Nov
€849 / £715


Dive the Best Top 3 sites in this area: Big and Little Brothers, Daedalus Reef and Elphinstone.
Book your getaway today.

Dive the pristine South & St Johns on Emperor Elite

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Yacht wreck at Abu Galawa Soraya

Our South & St Johns itinerary in the southern Red Sea is THE one for diving quiet, pristine, remote reefs.

Leaving from Marsa Ghalib Port or Hamata, where you're closer to the dive sites, diving Fury Shoals at the start and end of the week, with St Johns in the middle. Sailing aboard top-class Emperor Elite liveaboard gives you the chance to dive a number of dive sites including Sha'ab Sharm, Sha'ab Claudio, Abu Galawa Soraya, St Johns, Gota Soraya...and more.

Join Elite for just £660 from 13 - 20 December. A perfect Christmas pick-me-up! Book early as these routes go quickly. Price includes 7 nights, 6 days diving, local transfers, Marine Park fees and wine with dinner.

Email for lots of information and advice or book online today!

» Click here for full information on South & St Johns itinerary; the dive sites and more.

» Click here to go to our Facebook page for entertaining reports from Elite guests and dive guides as well as albums of photos!

Calling all Nuweiba fans - we have a replacement

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If you loved diving Nuweiba, take some advice from this past guest who found a great alternative at Emperor Marsa Alam
“Emperor, Does what it says on the the Tin”
Review via TripAdvisor
United Kingdom
Having dived exclusively in Egypt for the past 12/13 years...we thought we'd found our ideal dive destination in Nuweiba...visiting every year for the past 10/11 years, the house reef was our second home. When Emperor Divers pulled out last year we set out to find another second home. 
Emperor Divers in Marsa Alam didn't disappoint, they have a fantastic group of dive guides, mostly Egyptian, who as well as speaking fluent English are also multi lingual. You want to see Tacki switch between German and English mid conversation.
Our diving experience was second to none, every dive was different, and although we didn't do all the dive sites in the area, the ones we did do were in fantastic condition, pristine coral and all the usual Red Sea life.

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The dive maps are a work of art in themselves and the briefs were clear and concise, we could either dive by ourselves or go with a guide, as we'd never dived this area before, we opted for the latter. 
During briefing they tell you that your dive will be approximately 1 hr (depending on air consumption), we did over 1 hr dives nearly every time, there was no rush to get back on board the boat, if air allowed you could just potter about under the boat until you felt like going back. There was no hassle from the crew to get you back on board and take your kit off. The boat didn't leave until all were back on board and everybody was accounted for, Kit Stowed safely away. 

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The house reef (unlimited diving) was different every time we dived it. We have called this our 'Turtle' holiday as on nearly every dive we saw Turtles. 
A great big thank you to Luke, Tacki, Mosti, Boudi, Dino and all the back-room crew at Emperor Divers, we think we've found our second home and can't wait to go back.
Thanks Emperor, you MADE our holiday.

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Nip that autumnal chill right now and book yourself a holiday on our Fury Shoals Mini Safari.
16th – 23rd October | just 699 Euros!
Four nights on a mini cruise to Fury Shoals + 3 nights All Inclusive hotel accommodation including 2 days' House Reef Diving + return airport transfers to Marsa Alam airport. 
In a nutshell!
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Fury 4nts Mini Cruise MAX dives 
3nts Zabargad Berenice Resort AI 
Inc 2 days' House Reef Diving 
+ return Marsa Alam Airport transfers
The bits you need to know:
Return Hurghada Transfer Supplement = €60 per person
Above cruise & stay prices are per person based on twin berth / twin room share and are subject to availability. 
Group discounts cannot be used in conjunction with cruise & stay offers.
Email for all the information and advice you could wish for.

Hamata Cruise & Stay

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Fury Shoals Mini Safari + Hotel  Accommodation + House Reef Diving in Hamata + airport transfers
16th – 23rd October - €699
Fury 4nts Mini Cruise MAX dives 
3nts Zabargad Berenice Resort AI 
Incl. 2 days House Reef Diving 
+ Return Marsa Alam Airport transfers
Return Hurghada Transfer Supplement = €60 net per person
Above cruise & stay prices are per person based on twin berth / twin room share and are subject to availability. 
Group discounts cannot be used in conjunction with cruise & stay offers.



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