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Length / Width

37 m / 8 m

Year built / renovated

2006  / 2017

Rental equip.

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  • The Emperor Elite - winner of the 2011 'Liveaboard of the Year' award - is one of the highest-quality, custom-designed vessels bringing divers breathtaking itineraries that capture the very best Red Sea dive spots
  • Spacious boat designed for relaxation, with three sundecks and two air-conditioned salons with bar and air-conditioned dining room where you'll get free red wine with your buffet-style meals
  • Dive from accompanying zodiacs into waters that teem with marine life, including hammerheads, whale sharks, oceanic white-tips and thresher sharks - or enjoy world-class wreck-diving on the Salem Express or Thistlegorm
  • Free Wi-Fi on board and a very warm welcome to non-divers, who get free snorkelling kit throughout their stay as well as a €35 voucher to spend onboard
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Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 25%
  • 75 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 25.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 67 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 67 days prior to arrival



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.


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.


Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

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Deck Plan


For your 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

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox (Free)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Languages spoken

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

PADI® Courses Available

  • Scuba Refresher
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Other Specialties

Dive Center Facilities

  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Battery Charging Station

Boat Amenities

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Great for families

  • Movies


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

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Equipment For Kids
  • Rebreather-Friendly


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