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Liveaboard offers

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Red Sea - SAVE UP TO 25%

17/01 - 24/01 | Emperor Elite | Get Wrecked | SAVE €270 / £232
Now €799 / £687

23/01 - 30/01 | Emperor Echo | South & St Johns | SAVE €200 / £172
Now €749 / £644


Maldives - SAVE UP TO 15%

01/02 - 08/02| Emperor Leo | South Central | SAVE €350 / £300
Now €1895 / £1629

02/02 - 09/02 | Emperor Virgo | South Central | SAVE €400 / £345
Now €1795 / £1544


Indonesia - SAVE UP TO 10%

26/01 - 02/02| Emperor Raja Laut| Raja Ampat | SAVE €300 / £258
Now €2640 / £2270


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

» Book online here


Dive Shows Galore! We're all over the place

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Paris Dive Show
10-13 January 2020
Who's there? Fabien, JT

InterDive Frankfurt
15 - 19 January 2020
Halle 11.1 Stand E25
Who's there? Chris, Alex

BOOT Düsseldorf
18-26 January 2020
Halle 12, Stand F35 (shared with Sun+Fun)
Who's there? Alex, Clare, Chris, Nino


Would you like more information?



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Spend more time exploring two of the most popular itineraries with Emperor Explorer in the Maldives. 10 nights on board this fabulous liveaboard means more dives and flexibility.


Emperor Explorer at a glance:

  • High quality, newly constructed contemporary liveaboard
  • Spa on main deck
  • Choice of spacious dining and relaxation areas
  • Dive with manta, man-sized nurse sharks & whale sharks
  • Visit a local island for a BBQ under the stars
  • Free glass of wine with dinner
  • Free Nitrox
  • 4 dive guides
  • No hidden extras with Emperor’s transparent pricing policy


12th - 22nd February 2020, South Central
Depart & Return to Male
Was €3,399 / £2,925 / $3,740
Now €2,949 / £2,535 / $3,240
SAVE €450 / £390 / $500


South Central Atolls at a glance:

  • North Male Atoll (Check dive): Beautiful Pinnacles & House Reefs.
  • South Male Atoll: Grey reef sharks, eagle rays, other pelagics, beautiful macro wreck.
  • Vaavu Atoll: Beautiful channels, magical soft corals, pelagic delights. Action packed night dive with nurse sharks and others.
  • Meemu Atoll: Enchanting channels with pelagic action, sailfish, grey reef sharks, eagle rays and beautiful soft coral. Manta cleaning station.
  • Thaa Atoll: Hammerhead sharks, whale sharks at night.
  • Laamu Atoll: Beautiful fish filled channels with shark encounters.


16 - 26th August 2020, Northern Hi-Lights
Depart & Return to Male

Was €2,825 / £2,429 / $3,110
Now €2,375 / £2,039 / $2,610
SAVE €450 / £390 / $500


Northern Hi-Lights at a glance:

  • North Male Atoll: Beautiful pinnacles.
  • Lhaviyani Atoll: Fushivaru Thila, Kuredu Express and Kuredu Caves.
  • Baa Atoll: Hanifaru Bay, Nelivaru Thila, Dhiggu Thila and many more.
  • Rasdhoo Atoll: Hammerhead dive, Beautiful reef with pelagics.
  • North Ari Atoll: Grey reef sharks, Maaya Thila night dive, multiple manta cleaning stations.


For further information, email



Black Friday Offers to brighten your day!

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Offers open TODAY
28 November and close Monday 2 December


Red Sea

Match cheap flights to Hurghada with a Red Sea Liveaboard

Go South with EMPEROR ECHO
16 - 23 January 2020
Was €949 / £820 / $1045
Now €749 / £645 / $825
SAVE €200 / £175 / $220

Head North with EMPEROR ELITE
17 - 24 January 2020
Was €1069 / £920 / $1176
Now €849 / £730 / $935
SAVE €220 / £190 / $240

Top Tip: Flight Match Option
January is the cheapest time of the year for flights and dive sites are at their quietest. Take advantage of one of these two sailings and get yourself some winter diving and sun. Daytime air temperature is in the mid-twenties; water temperature is still around 22 degrees and there's a good chance we will have many of the dive sites all to ourselves.



Last minute pre-Christmas Break

The Best of Maldives with EMPEROR LEO
14 - 21 December 2019
Was €1799 / £1560 / $1979
Now €1499 / £1290 / $1649
SAVE €300 / £270 / $330

Top Tip: Flight Match Option
Oman Air has a flight sale on right now. We've seen Oman Air become a fierce competitor for scheduled flights to the Maldives. Or take a look at the ever popular Turkish Airlines for excellent regional departures all over Europe and the UK.



Nothing but the best in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Raja Ampat North & Central with EMPEROR RAJA LAUT
21 - 28 April 2020 (7 nts)
Was €2940 / £2529 / $3235
Now €2490 / £2140 / $2740
SAVE €450 / £390 / $495

Top Tip: Flight Match Option
Use Jakarta from the US or Europe.
Arrive in Jakarta for a connecting flight to Sorong with Garuda Indonesia. Stay a night in Sorong at the Swiss-Belhotel before joining Emperor Raja Laut.
Or consider adding a land-based resort + dive stay. Try Sorong with Meridian Adventure Dive Resort or fly from Sorong to Manado to North Sulawesi for a stay in Lembeh (Bitung) for critters galore.


Bucket List and Dragons in Komodo & Maumere, Indonesia

Komodo & Maumere with EMPEROR RAJA LAUT
21 - 30 September 2020 (9 nts)
Was €3330 / £2865 / $3665
Now €2830 / £2435 / $3110
SAVE €500 / £430 / $555

Top Tip: Flight Match Option
Use Jakarta or Bali from the US and Europe.
Arrive in Jakarta or Bali for a connecting flight to Labuan Bajo with Garuda Indonesia. Stay a night in Labuan Bajo at La Prima Hotel before joining Emperor Raja Laut.
Or how about adding a land-based resort and stay in Maumere a little longer then fly back via Jakarta or take a trip across to Bali and a stay in Ubud before returning home from there.


  • Offers open 28th November and close Monday 2 December
  • Subject to availability


Call our Reservations Team and book today.

Phone: (+20) 122 234 0995
UK callers: 0203 695 097
Send us a message or Live Chat at



Focus on Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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7 & 9 night trips
- December to May -

Now is the time to plan your lifetime dive trip to Indonesia's Raja Ampat. World renowned for being the epicentre of marine biodiversity, it would be possible to dive for weeks and weeks without seeing the same sites twice.

Our 9 night cruises take in sites in the Northern, Central and Southern Sections of the National Park. Whereas the 7 night cruises visit the Northern and Central Sections.

» Discover so much more here



Merry Christmas in the Maldives

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22 - 29 December
Emperor Atoll
Best of Maldives
£1484 / €1649
SAVE €150 / £135
[Book here]

» Discover the Maldives





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In case you missed it, here's a happy reminder that TUI UK has resumed package holidays with flights to Sharm.

All you have to do is book your flights and hotel with TUI, your diving with our Sharm team and get ready for a deliciously divine diving holiday




Komodo Island will be remaining open to everyone

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Here's some good news from Indonesia! Komodo Island will be remaining open to everyone. Indonesian authorities are working with all the parties involved to make sure the most sustainable practices are observed.

Tourism  has increased over the past few years but regular surveys have shown this hasn’t had a detrimental effect on those living on Komodo Island nor the Komodo dragons.

Emperor Indonesia welcomes this development and continues to be a leading player in helping to protect the environment and support the local population where possible.

Discover more about diving Komodo here




Happy Guests!


'Safari to the southern Red Sea aboard Emperor Elite'
Have just returned from a fantastic trip aboard the Emperor Elite sailing from Port Ghalib down south to St. Johns, taking in Fury Shoals before returning via Elphinstone Reef. Dived with Oceanic White Tipped Reef shark at Elphinstone. The crew and the boat were excellent. Our grateful thanks to Hanni a superb dive guide and to his colleague Rami.
Richard Blair

'5 stars is not enough!'
From arrival on Emperor Superior, we were welcomed and we felt right at home! The boat is wonderful, the dive guides (Sonia, Tracy and Boody) were the best, the crew is super service oriented! Good briefings, amazing extra info session by Sonia, oh and I haven't even mentioned the food. Sooooo yummie! Thank guys (and girls), you are the best! We will certainly be back!
Leen Everaerts

'Wow exceeded my expectations take me back'
My 2nd trip with Emperor the first was last year on the northern reefs and wrecks and this year South and St Johns. Two different boats the Elite and the Echo both well kitted out. All the Emperor crew and staff can't do enough for you from the dive guides to the cabin boys. My room must have been tidied after nearly every dive.
The food was better than any all-inclusive I have been on.
The dive guides knowledge is second to none (special mention to Amr what a guy).
The administration with booking and the payment for your trip was easy and smooth.
Doubt I would use anybody else for the Red Sea.
Safety is advised and enforced if necessary but you are still allowed to dive within your limits and qualifications My last trip fulfilled lots of bucket list items.
Dived with the Oceanic white tip numerous times dolphins turtles Napoleon Wrasse Spanish dancers and more hard and soft corals than you can imagine.
Hope to see you soon.
David Disley




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Well ignore them because they're wrong!

You can still dive this amazing place with Emperor Raja Laut and get to see Komodo dragons without paying any extra. It's only Komodo Island that this refers to; you can still see dragons at nearby Rinca and dive all the Komodo sites with us.

Indonesia is a wonderful place to visit and there's more to it than the diving. You can sightsee, drink in the vista, relax on a fantastic liveaboard, walk, climb, see the wildlife and snorkel, swim and smile.

» Discover Indonesia, Emperor Raja Laut and Emperor Harmoni here



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