Maldives Liveaboard Diving

With six boats, Emperor offer choice, value and exceptional service.

The Majestic Maldives

This is where truly-iconic diving awaits you in the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean, with 26 atolls calling for you to dive right in. The breath-taking wildlife and blue of the Indian Ocean are just some of the reasons the Maldives is such a popular diving destination.

Diving can range from relaxing drift dives to exhilarating, challenging channels with the possibility of seeing whale sharks, mantas, nurse sharks and a host of other fabulous marine life.

All marine park and port departure fees are included in our price.

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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.
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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.
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When you pay online by credit card, your money is held in a client account until your holiday takes place.
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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.

Maldives Liveaboards Fleet

Our six liveaboards consistently attract top-rate guest reviews ranging from the contemporary design of Emperor Explorer to Emperor Atoll which is so popular with small groups.

Our crews and guides know these waters so well, which means we can show you the best dives available. With literally decades of experience between them, prepare to be dazzled with their knowledge and warm welcome.

You don’t have to be a seasoned diver either; whatever your level, we’ll have something to suit you.

Got a question? Please ask one of our friendly safari staff at [email protected].

Emperor Serenity

"Unbelievable. All I can say is wow; what dreams are made of. Night dive with mantas and every day with sharks."

Emperor Explorer

“Trip of a Lifetime. The entire crew was professional and FUN. The trip was absolutely amazing.”

Emperor Leo

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

Emperor Voyager

“The crew was absolutely the best. Top-notch service every day!"

Emperor Virgo

“Fantastic crew, great boat, amazing diving. What more can a person want?”

Emperor Atoll

“Can’t recommend the boat, the crew or the company enough. This is my second trip and l will definitely be back again.”

Huge Savings with our Group Discounts

Explorer and Serenity:

  5 pay + 1 free
10 pay + 2 free
18 pay + 3 free
22 pay + 4 free


  5 pay + 1 free
10 pay + 2 free
15 pay + 3 free
20 pay + 4 free


  6 pay + 1 free
12 pay + 2 free
17 pay + 3 free


  6 pay + 1 free
12 pay + 2 free


7 pay + 1 free

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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).