Maldives Liveaboard Fleet

Emperor Leo

“Amazing diving; from stunning reefs to whale sharks and manta rays. The night dive was a unique experience.”


This stylish boat is built to a high standard for today’s discerning diver. She exudes comfort and, measuring 35m, she happily accommodates 24 divers in 12 ensuite cabins all with air-conditioning. Her contrasting wooden decor throughout gives a traditional modernism. The main deck has a Jacuzzi whilst the sun deck is perfect for reflecting on the day as the sun goes down.

At a glance

  • Good value modern liveaboard
  • Jacuzzi on the main deck
  • Executive cabin on the upper deck
  • Spacious saloon with internationally stocked bar
  • 3 dive guides & a separate 20m diving dhoni
No hidden extras on our liveaboards! Park and port fees, fuel surcharges and no booking or credit card fees! The price you see is the price you pay.

No Hidden Fees

Loyalty Scheme
After your first trip with Emperor, you’ll become a member of our loyalty scheme called 'Friends of Emperor'. The benefits include: 5% discount on future bookings, Priority free upgraded cabin (subject to availability) & FREE 15 L aluminium tanks. These benefits have to be requested at the time of booking.

FoE Loyalty Scheme

Your money is protected
When you pay online by credit card, your money is held for safe keeping until your holiday takes place.

 Your Money Protected

Free Nitrox
Free Nitrox on all Emperor Liveaboards (subject to availability).
All Emperor boats are able to provide the NITROX course onboard.

FREE Nitrox

Free wine with dinner
A free glass of wine with dinner (sorry, only red wine available in the Red Sea).
Wine can be exchanged for a beer or soft drink.



Booking is easy! Select your service, provide some details and pay online using our secure payment process. If you don’t see what you are looking for or need further assistance then please use the live chat box to talk to our helpful diving consultants.

Special offers in red have limited availability; book early to make sure you don’t miss out.


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How to Pay

  • Book your Emperor Liveaboard at least 2 months in advance with a 20% deposit.
  • If you book at least 6 months in advance you can use our Pay Monthly Plan. Book online as usual then contact us at [email protected] or on the live webchat service to say you’d like to pay by instalments. We will email you the instalment amounts and dates.
  • All payments will be automatically taken from the payment card used to secure your booking.
  • Full payment or final balance is due 60 days before departure.

Emperor Leo Cabins

  • Upper deck: 1 suite with a double bed, 3 cabins with twin beds two of which can be adapted to doubles
  • Lower deck: 2 cabins with a double bed, 6 cabins with twin beds two of which can be adapted to doubles

Single Travellers Guarantee: We guarantee same sex cabin share on Emperor Leo. If we can’t ‘room’ you with someone of the same sex then we will give you a cabin to yourself with no single supplement.

Lower Deck Twin

Lower deck twin cabins are approx. 9sqm with port holes, twin beds; cabins 1 and 8 can be converted to doubles, on request; individually controlled air con. Ensuite bathroom approx. 3sqm with shower and 2 cabin towels per guest. Hairdryers available on request.

Boat Facilities

  • Main deck: Air-conditioned lounge; comfy sofas, TV, book, music and movie library, board games, internationally stocked bar and dining area. Outdoor Jacuzzi.
  • Upper deck: Outdoor seating area with deckchairs and tables
  • Sun deck: Deckchairs, sunbeds, bean bags
  • WiFi: Data packages via a code are available to purchase on board. Please read terms of use.

Diving Facilities

  • 4 dive guides
  • Diving Dhoni: 20m tender with 3 staff, fully equipped with compressors, oxygen, comprehensive First Aid and AED and diving towels.
  • Dive equipment rental: Full range on offer, must be arranged before arrival in resort. All divers are required to use a dive computer, SMB and reef hooks for every dive and a torch each for night dives.
  • Dive tanks: Equipped with S80 (11.1 litre) Aluminium tanks as standard and C100 (13.2 litre) tanks on request. FREE Nitrox; up to 32% plus partial pressure system.
  • PADI courses available: Advanced Open Water, Adventure Dives and Specialties
  • Camera facilities: Charging stations, air gun, rinse tanks and camera table
  • Onboard Prices

Safety & Technical Information

Type: Wooden hull, 4 decks
Length: 35m
Beam: 9.4m
Draft: 2.7m
Engine: 500 HP Mitsubishi
Generators: 2 x 40 kW
Water Makers: 12,000 litres/day
Navigation and Communication: GPS chart plotter, VHF/CB radio, satellite phone, mobile
Electricity: 220 V and 110 V 3-pin (UK)
Safety: Firefighting system, smoke detectors, CO2 monitors, fire alarms, extinguishers, fire blankets, life jackets and night watch. EPIRB. AED onboard the main vessel and diving dhoni
Safety Sheet Maldives

Additional Information

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A welcoming modern, spacious liveaboard built to a high standard, Emperor Voyager is a 30 metre boat accommodating 20 guests in 7 twin (choice of decks) and 3 double cabins, all ensuite with air-con and a fan.

Learn to Dive Guarantee

Love it or your money back! When having a go at something new it’s essential that you feel confident and comfortable with the idea. The Emperor team is so certain that you’ll love learning to dive with us that, at the end of the first day of tuition if you decide not to proceed, we’ll give you your money back.

Please read our full Terms & Conditions (PDF).