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Emperor liveaboards include all your extras in the price price including free Nitrox for qualified divers, park and port fees and no fuel surcharges and a free glass of wine with dinner

Mv Emperor Atoll is a mid-range popular liveaboard caters to small groups of no more than 12 guests in 6 twin-berth cabins. Dive routes are designed to show divers the "big stuff" and include "The Best of the Maldives", "Sharktastic" and "Pelagic Magic". The crew aims to give guests the very best dive holiday experience.

On the main deck is a large saloon with four separate seating and table areas as well as a 38" LCD flat screen TV with multi-system home theatre surround sound. For underwater video and photography enthusiasts, there are plenty of recharging points/edit playback facilities. WiFi is available when in range of a signal, charged per week. Our DVD and book library includes an interesting selection of marine life material.

From the aft deck, steps lead to the large, partially shaded sun deck with comfortable sun loungers. On the aft deck is a large swim platform with ladder giving easy access to the water. There are fresh water showers and camera wash tanks.

Dive sites are reached direct from the boat or by an accompanying dhoni. The Cruise Director who is a dive instructor plans and guides the diving programme to ensure you visit the very best dive sites with full dive briefings

Emperor Atoll - schedule

Emperor Atoll - Video

Emperor Atoll - prices and what's included

Prices are per person per trip in Euros based on 2 persons sharing a cabin.
Exact pricing is available on the schedule here as prices vary dependant on the time of year, destination and the length of the trip and sometimes special offers are available.

The trip price includes

3 meals per day, afternoon snacks
Free Nitrox to qualified divers
Unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee
Complimentary glass of wine with dinner
17 dives per week in total (2-3 dives per day but no diving on the arrival/departure day)
Tanks, weights, Nitrox (certification required)
Service of experienced Dive Guides
Transfers for boarding and disembarking – Set times
GST 12% and Green Tax
1 BBQ night on a local island (if the weather and route conditions allow)
Land visit (unguided, transfers arranged upon request

The trip price does not include

International or other domestic flights
Diving (mandatory) or travel insurance
Diving Equipment, 15 litre tanks and other tank requests must be pre-ordered
Alcohol and soft drinks
GST 12% on onboard services
Other services which are not listed here or above and which might be requested by the guest.

Covid Booking and Cancellation Terms and Conditions.

Covid flexibility
Freedom and flexibility for to change your travel plans if you are affected by COVID
1. Guaranteed Departures
2. Low 10% or zero deposit
3. Free cancellation up to 60 days before service date
4. Free reschedule up to the day of departure

Flexible Payment & Cancellation Terms

Individual Travel: Zero deposit until 1st November 2020 when low 10% deposit will be payable (date subject to review and may be extended).
Cancel without penalty up to 30 days prior to departure or reschedule up to the departure date if COVID related.

Groups 6+:
Zero deposit until 1st November 2020 when low 10% deposit will be payable (date subject to review and may be extended).
2nd deposit of 25% due 12 weeks prior to departure, balance payment 30 days prior to departure.
For 2021 departures cancel without penalty up to 12 weeks prior to departure, reschedule up to departure date if COVID related. 2022 & 2023 subject to normal cancellation terms

Standard Booking and Cancellation Terms and Conditions.

Booking deposit: 30% of your invoice total is required within 7 days of booking to confirm your booking.
Final payment of 70% is due to 90 days prior to the departure date to complete your invoice payment.
Individual bookings made less than 90 days before the departure date will be payable in full upon booking to confirm your booking.
Cancellation at any stage involves forfeit of monies already payed.

Group charter:

Booking deposit:
10% - within 7 days of booking - non-refundable
Second deposit:
20% 180 days prior to departure - non-refundable
Balance due
90 days before departure - non-refundable

Diving Equipment Rentals (Euro) Per week
Full Set (regulator, octopus, BCD, wetsuit, mask, fins, dive computer) E 276
Regulator with octopus E 110
Computer E 83
BCD E 83
Wetsuit (shorty 3mm) E 55
Mask E 28
Fins (+ booties as required) E 28
Torch E 83

Arrival and boarding

It is recommended to fly into the Male International Airport (MLE) on the day that your charter starts.
The airport is a ten-minute boat ride from the capital, Male. If you arrive on the day of your charter, you will be greeted at the airport and transported to Emperor atoll on our Diving Dhoni. If you flyin prior to your charter date, you should meet in the airport arrival area at a pre-arranged time on the day of departure. Our Crew will have a sign that says “Emperor atoll”. Please notify us of your arrival time and / or hotel reservations 30 days prior to travelling. Emperor atoll anchors off Male about 15 minutes from the airport.

Passports and documentation

Visitors must have a current passport (valid for at least six months on arrival), adequate funds to support themselves and a return airline ticket to travel to the Maldives. Visas are issued upon arrival. It is the travellers’ responsibility to ensure they have the proper documentation to travel to the destination and return to their country. Please check with the appropriate consulate to ensure you have the proper documentation. Always check your passport and visa requirements.

We cannot assume responsibility for passengers not having correct documentation.

Emperor Atoll - cabins

Emperor Atoll measures 26 metres and accommodates 12 guests in 6 twin/double ensuite cabins. Each cabin has a full-size double bed with a single bed above, air-con, washbasin and fan.

Double / Twin cabin

Each cabin has a full-size double bed with a single bed above and includes air-conditioning and a fan.
The cabins be double or twin occupancy.