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MV Emperor Elite

Year built / renovated
2006  / 2015
Cabins
13
Length / Width
37 m / 8 m
Internet
FREE
Nitrox
FREE
Rental equip.
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Dive the best of the Red Sea with MV Emperor Elite
  • Ras Mohamed National Park, Tiran Straits, Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinstone, St Johns 
  • Incredible visibility, brilliant vertical walls with schools of fish and large pelagics
  • Hammerheads, whalesharks, oceanic white-tips, mantas, thresher sharks and dugongs
  • World-class wreck diving on Thistlegorm, Rosalie Muller, Salem Express
  • Dives from zodiacs
  • Rebreathers welcome
  • Non-divers are welcome and get free snorkelling kit rental + €35 voucher to spend
  • 3 sundecks, 2 air-conditioned saloons with bars
  • Complimentary red wine with dinner
  • Dive courses available
  • Free nitrox and Wi-Fi

Description

The Emperor Elite is the highest quality example of the custom-designed and purpose-built boats in the Red Sea  

The Emperor Elite, winner of the 2011 'Liveaboard of the Year' award, is the highest quality example of a custom-designed liveaboard in the Red Sea line. Its luxury is only exceeded by the incredible diving, with visibility at 30-40m. Explore the biodiversity of the Red Sea at famous sites such as Brothers Islands, Elphinstone, Ulysses, Thistlegorm Wreck, Ras Mohamed National Park and Daedalus Reef among others. The Red Sea is waiting for you to discover its underwater secrets.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The Emperor Elite is 121 feet (37m) long and 26 feet (8m) wide. One of the most luxurious liveaboard yachts on the Red Sea, Divers will relax in comfort in the spacious accommodation and experience the best diving the Red Sea has to offer. With 12 staff members to serve up to  26 guests in 8 Standard Twin-berth cabins (Lower Deck), 3 Premium Twin cabins (choice of Decks), a Double Junior Suite (Lower Deck) and - new for 2017 - a Premium, Upper Deck Executive Suite. All with en-suite facilities, independent air-conditioning, flat screen TV, three towels and a bathrobe per guest. She is a spacious boat with limited free WiFi (signal permitting), three Sundecks, Dive Deck with Platform, an air-conditioned Salon and air-conditioned Dining room where great food and free red wine with Dinner is served. She has all diving and safety equipment including two large RIBs with outboards, is also equipped with NITROX and can handle Tech Diving on request.

The Emperor Elite understands that great food is a big part of the overall experience

Fine dining begins with Dinner on the first night of the Red Sea cruise. International, Italian and Egyptian delicacies are included on the menu. The dining experience is enhanced by the ambiance of the elegant, air conditioned restaurant on the Main Deck.  Food is served buffet-style and includes 3 meals a day as well as plenty of snack choices between dives.  The Snack bar is well stocked with biscuits and fruit. Wine at dinner, soft drinks, tea and coffee, and drinking water, are complimentary. Other adult beverages are available for purchase. Special dietary needs can be accommodated with advance notice.

When not diving, the Emperor Elite provides choices of leisure time activities

Find your personal happy place aboard this yacht whether it be sunning one of the 3 Sundecks, reclining in the lounge chairs or chatting about the day’s dive at one of the 2 Bars. Gather with friends in the Main Salon and watch a movie or listen to your favorite music. Visit the library, play board games or get in some extra marine life viewing with some snorkeling.

HOW TO GET THERE

Airport transfers are free. Guests will arrive at the International Airport. The yacht departs from the harbor.  After arriving at the airport, guests will be picked up by Emperor Elite staff.  Guests may also be picked up in the lobby of a local hotel.  Please inform us in advance of your itinerary.  After being transferred to the yacht, there will be a welcome briefing.  Check-in time is 18:00 and the yacht typically sails early the next morning. 

  • Transfers to/from the liveaboard on departure/disembarkation day are included from Hurghada Airport and Marsa Alam Airport. These are shared transfers for all Emperor guests
  • After passing through customs and collecting your luggage at either Hurghada or Marsa Alam Airport on the day when the Safari starts you will be met outside the arrivals building by a representative of Emperor who will be wearing an Emperor T-Shirt and holding an Emperor sign at the below timings and airports
  • Pickup times from airports:
    • Hurghada Airport to Hurghada Marina or local hotel: 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm, 11:59 pm (winter) and 5:30pm, 10:30 pm, 11:59 pm (summer); approx. 20-30 mins transfer time
    • Hurghada Airport to Port Ghalib or local hotel: 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm, 11:59 pm (winter) and 5:30 pm, 10:30 pm, 11:59 pm (summer); approx. 3 hrs transfer time
    • Marsa Alam Airport to Port Ghalib or local hotel: 5 pm, 8 pm (winter) and 6 pm, 9 pm (summer); approx. 20-30 mins transfer time
    • Marsa Alam Airport to Hamata Port or local hotel: Tuesday 3 pm, Wednesday 6:30 pm (winter) and Tuesday 7 pm, 9 pm, Wednesday 9:30 pm (summer) ; approx. 2.5 hrs transfer time
  • Midnight transfer is the evening of embarking
  • Individual pickup times and  transfer from/to other airports is possible, charges are applicable

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Payment terms

  • 25% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 25% is due 100 days prior to arrival
  • 50% (balance) is due 70 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 25% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 84 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel between 84 and 56 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel less than 56 days prior to arrival

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Cabins

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Double Junior Suite - Lower Deck

Double Junior Suite, located on lower deck, spacious en-suite cabin, independent air conditioning, flat screen TV, three towels and a bathrobe per guest 22" flat screen TV, hairdryers, mini bar, Media Player viewing available

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Premium Twin Cabin - Upper Deck

Premium twin cabins (choice of decks), all with ensuite, independent air conditioning, flat screen TV, three towels and a bathrobe per guest 22" flat screen TV, hairdryers, mini bar, Media Player viewing available in each cabin. Centralised safety deposit box on the boat

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Premium Twin Cabin - Main Deck

Main Deck Premium twin cabins all with ensuite, independent air conditioning, flat screen TV, three towels and a bathrobe per guest 22" flat screen TV, hairdryers, mini bar, Media Player viewing available in each cabin. Centralised safety deposit box on the boat

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Premium Executive Suite - Upper Deck

Upper Deck Premium Executive Suite, all with ensuite, independent air conditioning, flat screen TV, three towels and a bathrobe per guest 22" flat screen TV, hairdryers, mini bar, Media Player viewing available in each cabin. Centralised safety deposit box on the boat

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Standard Twin Cabin - Lower Deck

Located in lower deck, These cabins have twin beds (beds side by side) with air conditioning and ensuite , flat screen TV, the perfect place to relax after a long day diving. 22" flat screen TV, hairdryers, mini bar, Media Player viewing available in each cabin. Centralised safety deposit box on the boat

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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks
  • Nitrox (Free)
  • Rental Equipment ($)
  • Equipment For Kids
  • Rebreather Friendly

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Italian

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • European (2 Pin) Power Sockets

Entertainment and family

  • Movies

Activities

  • Snorkeling

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Gbp)
  • Cash

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food

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