April 2019 Archives

Get a little Harmoni in your life

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Emperor Harmoni, Indonesia

 

Don't you just love to plan ahead? Having that special something to look forward to?

Do we have something for you! Launching next year at Emperor Indonesia, take a look at our new Emperor Harmoni liveaboard. One of only a select few in this region to have two engines and, at 48m, she happily welcomes 20 guests in spacious surroundings.

Dive the Komodo National Park for 7 nights from £2221 / €2583.

She's rather inviting don't you think?

» Dive in and get a little Harmoni in your life

Or email our excellent Reservations Team and find out how to make it happen.

 

 

 

Emperor Divers Marsa Alam
Gunilla Sandberg
"A very nice diving center that we highly recommend. Nice people on the center and on the boats. We felt very welcome and taken care of. Beautiful diving in the Red Sea! Love it!"

Emperor Echo
Joao Vasco Silva
"Superb! Great service, excellent staff, great dive guides! Thanks Hany for another superb week. This was my second safari with Emperor and while returning this year it felt like "coming back home" and I hope to return for many years to come."

Emperor Superior
David White
"A great trip! Once again the service was fantastic, the dive crew run like a well-oiled machine and miracles appear from the galley daily, amazing food! Can't wait to get back again."

» Red Sea Right Now!

 

 

Liveaboard lovely offers from yours truly

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Red Sea

31/05 - 07/06 | Emperor Superior | Brothers, Safaga & Elphinstone| Was €1149 / £989
Now €949/ £816

21/06 - 28/06 | Emperor Elite | Red Sea Sharks | Was €1269 / £1091
Now €1169 / £1005

19/07 - 26/07 | Emperor Superior | Get Wrecked | Was €999 / £859
Now €949 / £816

22/08 - 29/08 | Emperor Asmaa | Safaga, Brothers & Elphinstone | Was €999 / £859
Now €899 / £773

14/09 - 21/09 | Emperor Elite | South & St John's | Was €1119 / £962
Now €1069 / £919

19/12 - 26/12 | Emperor Echo | South & St Johns| Was €949 / £815
Now €799 / £687

 

Maldives

12/05 - 19/05 | Emperor Virgo | Pelagic Magic | Was €1579 / £1359
Now €1279/ £1099

25/05 - 01/06 | Emperor Leo | Best of Maldives | Was €1629 / £1400
Now €1249/ £1074

29/06 - 06/07 | Emperor Voyager | Hanifaru & North | Was €1479 / £1270
Now €1099/ £945

13/07 - 20/07 | Emperor Voyager | Best of Maldives | Was €1599 / £1375
Now €1249/ £1074

20/07 - 27/07 | Emperor Voyager | Best of Maldives | Was €1479 / £1272
Now €1249/ £1074

25/08 - 01/09 | Emperor Virgo | Best of Maldives | Was €1579 / £1359
Now €1339/ £1512

 

Indonesia

01/08 - 14/08 | Emperor Raja Laut | Komodo National Park | Was €2590 / £2225
Now €2100 / £1800

02/09 - 09/09 | Emperor Raja Laut | Komodo National Park | Was €2590 / £2225
Now €2330 / £2003

21/09 - 30/09 | Emperor Raja Laut | East Flores & Alor | Was €3600 / £3096
Now €3330 / £2864

04/12 - 11/12 | Emperor Raja Laut | Raja Ampat North & Central | Was €2800 / £2408
Now €2600 / £2236

08/01 - 15/01 | Emperor Raja Laut | Raja Ampat North & Central | Was €2800 / £2408
Now €2500 / £2150

» Click here for more offers: Red Sea | Maldives | Indonesia



» Book online here

 

 

Emperor Asmaa

Emperor Asmaa

When you love having your fins put on for you, look no further! David Packer was a happy guest on Emperor Asmaa last week where he had, "A great holiday. The food was great and Amr and Stina were awesome guides, the crew were really, really helpful and always smiling, loved having my fins put on for me."

» Discover more on Emperor Asmaa here

 

Emperor Echo

Emperor Echo

Andrew Clarke on Emperor Echo had this to say, "Fantastic dive operation, amazing boat and great staff! Amazing trip with Emperor Divers. We were extremely well looked after from meeting a staff member to arrange our visa, transport to the boat, the crew for helping us get our gear on board and of course our entire time on the boat.
On the boat the staff were brilliant. Our room was cleaned several times a day, it seemed like every time we went diving the entire boat was cleaned from top to bottom - bathrooms, bedrooms, living areas and decks. The dive guides and deck hands were fantastic. All our equipment needs were catered for and staff were really helpful kitting up and getting us into the water."

» Lots more on Emperor Echo here

Or email the team at reservations@emperordivers.com for more information and friendly advice.

Hammerhead video at Emperor Laamu

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Whoohoo! Hammerhead! Watch this fabulous short video taken at Fushi Kandu aka fish soup.

Completely out of nowhere, and unexpected, this was shot in very shallow water. The hammerhead was around 8-10m depth cruising over the top of guides and divers measuring approx 3m in length.

 

Hammerhead video

Click here to watch

 

Mike Kuiper

Mike Kuiper

Quick facts...

  • Mike Kuiper is our Dive Centre Manager.
  • He's 51 years old and Dutch nationality.
  • A PADI IDC Staff Instructor.
  • 30 years of experience in the diving industry and some.
  • 10 years working in the Maldives.
  • Speaks Dutch, English and German.
  • Welcoming, fun and incredibly knowledgeable.

You & Me in Raa Atoll is for adults only and perfectly set up for all things diving. We also manage the state-of-the-art Water Sports Centre with a range of activities for divers and non-divers alike offering everything you need for those water sports thrills from snorkelling to jet skis, there is a complete range of water sports equipment and activities.

Our Dive Centre is right on the arrival jetty with direct access to the lagoon.

» Dive into Emperor Divers You & Me Raa Atoll here

Marsa Alam team's big bouquet from Sandy Catford

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A big thanks to Sandy for such heart-warming words about the team in Emperor Divers Marsa Alam. The best time was had by ALL the team!

"The BEST week with these guys. Couldn't fault them. Just perfect on every level. Great fun, lovely people, attention to detail, experienced informed and utterly professional. I hired everything out there and was thoroughly looked after. Diving was brilliant, boat was great, food was off the scale good. The whole set up works like clockwork."

Discover more here!

 

Emperor Divers Laamu rescues Hawksbill turtle

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Whilst taking guests out for a dolphin excursion, Sandeep, our Divemaster Trainee at Emperor Divers Laamu, rescued a hawksbill turtle which had become entangled in a hessian grain sack.

Fortunately Adam, Centre Manager, was coming back from a dive on the dhoni and took the turtle from Sandeep to continue the rescue. With careful attention they freed it and contacted the Olive Ridley Turtle Project for help and advice.

They advised it was OK to release, the turtle but to check to make sure it could descend. "It tried but kept bobbing back up so we retrieved it from the water and placed it in our rinse tank (filled with salt water) where it had a sleep," explained Adam. It was then flown to Marine Savers where it will get all the help it needs to get back to the ocean.

You can see the update of the turtle, they named Acorn, below in the video by Marine Savers. Good luck Acorn!

Turtle Rescue video

 

 

 

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We promised you more photos of the revamped Emperor Elite and here they are.

A reminder that all our standard cabins on the lower deck are brand new from the hull up. Our ever-popular Junior Suite has a brand new location on the upper deck with panoramic views of the Red Sea. We've also extended and completely refurbished the saloon and restaurant so there's a whole lot more space in stylish surroundings.

» Come and join us on this magnificent liveaboard in 2019 and enjoy some great prices here with availability from May onwards.

 

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