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Here are just two from many Feefo feedbacks we've been getting:

Sylvia & Les Randall Coles
Dived with Emperor Marsa Alam

"Excellent diving & service yet again. Professional dive centre & boat crew.
We have been diving with Emperor Divers Marsa Alam for 9 years plus & as always we get excellent service with excellent diving. Both dive boats are excellent but Captain Mohammad and his excellent crew must be congratulated. Cook is brilliant with lovely lunches & hot chocolate drinks are given out after a dive, all deck hands are always keen to help & look after the guests well. We very much appreciate the extra help they give us as older divers!

Captain Mohammad is a font of knowledge & it is amazing how over the last 15 years our lives have crossed many times before ... He runs a very efficient boat & deserves praise & a thank you.

All the dive guides are great & safety is always paramount. Taki, Liza & the two Egyptian guides (I apologise for not writing down your names. Sorry.) and  Paul. All of them will always try & find something extra on a dive. Lovely memories. The very large pod of Spinner dolphins Captain Mohammad spotted & slowed the boat for us all to observe these wonderful creatures who came to play in the bow waves. Feather tail Ray & Eagle Rays at the end of 2 dives & turtles & a myriad of Red Sea marine life etc.

Thank you to ALL staff including bottle fillers, drivers, office staff and thank you to Tracy & Luke Atkinson for their hard work in making Marsa Alam dive centre run so efficiently & be so friendly."

David Greener
Dived the Red Sea on Emperor Echo

"Marvellous all round.
Great varied dive itinerary. Knowledgeable, friendly & professional guides. Safety first was always paramount. Boat was in great condition. All round service was excellent. Thank you, we'd certainly book with Emperor again!"

 

Emperor El Gouna's little promo video

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Dive in and enjoy!

 

El Gouna video

 

Enjoy this little promo video from our team in El Gouna!

» Click here for more on Emperor El Gouna

 

 

 

Emperor Atoll's amazing 'Sharktastic' video!

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Andreas Schumacher took this fabulous video whilst on
Emperor Atoll's Sharktastic trip and wrote this report …
 
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"We started in North Malé to South Malé then further south to Vaavu and Meemu and back to Malé.
 
In Alimatha we had our first shark encounters on the first day. We saw many very big nurse sharks, huge sting rays and some black tip sharks. A spectacular dive.
 
In Meemu Atoll we had quite good current with big schools of jacks, eagle rays and many young grey reef sharks. Using a reef hook made this dive quite comfortable and drifiting into the channel was just fun! No wonder why the call Vanhuravalhi Kandu 'Happy corner'. In the channels we spotted some turtles and saw plenty of colourful anemones with their clown fish.
 
After sharks sightings on almost every dive we dove Kurali and watched some manta rays getting cleaned.
 
In Vaavu we had gorgeous soft corals in Fotteyo and Golden Wall. We were accompanied by some curious batfish, barracudas and turtles. On a night dive we had tons of small stuff like nudibranches, ghost-pipe fish, cleaning shrimps, mating octopus and a Spanish dancer!
 
Emperor Atoll is the smallest Emperor Liveaboard in the Maldives. I really love the salon that looks like a british library and with only 12 guests it was a very both friendly and familiar. The Crew is just lovely and made this trip unforgettable! High recommended company."
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dive Raja Ampat!

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Come and dive Raja Ampat on the beautiful ‘schooner, Emperor Raja Laut.

Raja Ampat, which in Indonesian means the Four Kings, is a Marine Park world renowned for being the epicentre of marine biodiversity. The park covers a large area with approximately 170 nautical miles separating the northern and southern extremities. It would be possible to dive for weeks and weeks without seeing the same sites twice.

Emperor Raja Laut to Raja Ampat:

07 – 14 November    £2161 / €2484
16 – 23 November    £2161 / €2484
09 – 16 January 2019    £1826 / €2099
18 – 25 January 2019    £1826 / €2099

» Discover more about the trip
   or email our fabulous team at reservations@emperordivers.com

 

Emperor Elite; our grandest Red Sea liveaboard

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She's an incredibly popular choice with divers to the Red Sea. Find out why here...

* Charming variety of cabin types to choose from on multiple decks
* Enjoy staying in the largest cabin on the waves; 28 sq m Executive Suite
* Dive the iconic offshore reefs of Brothers, Daedalus and Elphinstone
* Love sharks? Love this! Often there are as many as five species of shark
* FREE Nitrox, WiFi and red wine at dinner

Dive routes include:

•        Simply the Best
•        South & St Johns
•        Reefs & Wrecks
•        Safaga, Brothers & Elphinstone

Want to find out more? Email our incredibly friendly and helpful team at reservations@emperordivers.com or visit our Red Sea website and Emperor Elite here.

Emperor Elite Offer!

Famous Five | 10 – 17 August | €819 / £713
Reefs & Wrecks | 17 – 24 August | €769 / £669

 

 

Emperor Asmaa

 

Emperor Asmaa has new photos to show off her wonderful features.
What else does she have to offer? Read on...

  • The Red Sea 'Divers' boat with no more than 20 guests on board
  • Superb 'family' atmosphere from guides and crew
  • Always those great Emperor safety and service standards
  • Red Sea Sharks itineraries; getting you in front of the action wherever it is
  • Trips to the Deep South give you 21+ dives in a single week
  • FREE Nitrox, WiFi and red wine at dinner

Dive routes include:

  • Fury & St Johns
  • Safaga, Brothers & Elphinstone
  • Reefs & Wrecks
  • Red Sea Sharks

» Find out more about Emperor Asmaa right here
   or get in touch today and book yourself a piece of happiness!

 

 

Dive Komodo before the season ends

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Komodo

The last sailing on Emperor Raja Laut to Komodo leaves on 13 September this year so make the most of the choice of the six dates we have left between now and then!

Komodo National Park is renowned for the excellent quality and variety of diving. Water temperatures change between the north and south giving you a variety of encounters. In the north we have the black sands of the Sangeang Volcano with its critters and bubble flows, and the reefs around Gili Banta.

The south provides cooler temperatures with manta action and nutrient rich reefs. Add to this the chance to see the famous Komodo Dragon in its natural habitat, beautiful beaches, look-outs to climb and you have a paradise both below and above the water.

Emperor Raja Laut to Komodo National Park:

22 - 29 July    £2161 / €2484
30 July - 06 August    £1913 / €2199
07 - 14 August    £1913 / €2199
16 - 23 August    £2161 / €2484
24 - 31 August    £1853 / €2129
13 - 20 September    £2161 / €2484

» Discover more here about the trip
   or email our fabulous team at reservations@emperordivers.com

 

 

Emperor Voyager video | Best of Maldives

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Andreas Schumacher took this fabulous video from the air, from the boat and from below the water whilst on Emperor Voyager and wrote this trip report …

 

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“We started in North Malé the to South Malé and further south to Vaavu and Meemu with some cruising west to South Ari, North Ari and back to Malé. In Vaavu Atoll we had gorgeous soft corals and lots of fish. We saw schools of jacks, batfish, barracudas and turtles.

The dive guides pointed out small stuff like nudibranchs, ghost-pipe fish, leaf fish, some octopus and, of course, plenty of colourful anemones. We had great shark and eagle ray encounters. In South Ari Atoll we watched out for whale sharks first cruising with the dhoni and then during the dive.

After an interesting seminar about manta rays we dove Rangali and saw plenty of in one spot. Almost impossible to count. In Ari Atoll we did the Kudhimaa Wreck, which is also known as Machafushi Wreck. A really nice wreck, which is easy to dive and with a bit of luck you can find sleeping nurse sharks.

At the end of the trip we did Fish Head in North Ari Atoll, which has huge schools of yellow snappers; maybe the biggest population in the world.

Emperor Voyager is a really comfortable liveaboard with a massive yet cosy salon and open bar area. All meals are served outside, which gives a perfect feeling of a holiday on the Maldives. Highlight was a breath-taking sunset on the barbecue island.

The week on Emperor Voyager was just stunning! Great dive guides and crew! Excellent company.”

Thanks Andreas!

Want to find out more? Email our incredibly friendly and helpful team at reservations@emperordivers.com or visit our Maldives website and Emperor Voyager now.

Emperor Voyager Offer!

Best of Maldives
June - July €1199 / £1044

August – early September €1299 / £1130

 

Dolphins galore in the Red Sea!

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Dolphins in the Red Sea

Dolphins at Sha'ab El Erg! This place is famous for great bottlenose dolphin encounters. Just look at these fantastic images by guide Carlos from Emperor Superior last week!

If they say swimming with wild dolphins is a must-do in your life, what about diving with them? Even better we say. Come and join us soon.

» Discover more about diving the Red Sea here

 

Emperor Asmaa's Red Sea Rave Reviews

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Emperor Asmaa

 

Emperor Asmaa is the Red Sea 'Divers' boat with no more than 20 guests on board. She offers a superb 'family' atmosphere from guides and crew and you know we always operate to high Emperor safety and service standards.

Why not come and try our Red Sea Sharks itineraries where we get you in front of the action wherever it is. Or how about our trips to the Deep South giving you 21+ dives in a single week. Then there's the FREE Nitrox, WiFi and red wine at dinner. Perfect!

Read just a couple of recent rave reviews for our lovely liveaboard...

Carol Young
This was my 5th red sea trip with Emperor and they always provide excellent service, knowledge of dive sites and overall professionalism. Cannot rate too highly.

Morten Larsen
The crew did a perfect job. The guides made all the dives a good experience, with the possibility for making our own dives with a good briefing.

Email our incredibly friendly and helpful team at reservations@emperordivers.com.

 

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