Emperor Asmaa Hothttp://www.oonasdivers.com/media/reviews/photos/thumbnail/378x284s/04/35/1d/red-sea-liveaboard-emperor-asmaa-85-1437389472.jpg
This popular liveaboard offers genuine value for money for divers looking to explore some of the best sites the Red Sea has to offer.
Completely refurbished in January 2015, Emperor Asmaa is designed with the diver in mind, comfortably accommodating 20 people in 10 twin-berth cabins, including 4 which are upper deck.
She covers a range of itineraries in the northern and southern Red Sea, sailing from Hamata, Marsa Ghalib Port and Hurghada.
Nitrox is included free of charge but is subject to availability on MAX itineraries.
- All cabins are en-suite and air-conditioned with side by side beds. You will be provided with 2 towels, so a bit of extra space in your luggage.
There is a large dive and sun deck. The salon and dining room is fully air conditioned and has a TV, DVD and CD player, perfect for showing off your dive photos and videos.
WiFi is available onboard free of charge, though please do be aware that you may not be in range on all days.
Combine this with a crew of 8 and 2 dive guides and you are sure to have an enjoyable and memorable stay.
- Flights & Transfers
Flights and transfers are included in your price. The flight to Egypt will take around 5 hours. On arrival in Egypt you will be met by the Emperor representative and transferred to the boat.
Flights will be from Gatwick to Marsa Alam. The transfer to Hamata will take approximately 2.5 hours.
Flights will be from Gatwick, Manchester or Birmingham to Hurghada. Your transfer time to Hurghada port will be approximately 30 minutes, Marsa Ghalib approximately 3 hours and Hamata approximately 6 hours.
Please note our website prices are based on flights departing from Gatwick, please contact us for prices from other regional airports.
- Food & Drink
You will be offered a delicious variety of food each day, all freshly prepared by professional chefs and served buffet style.
During a typical day you will have breakfast, a morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner, all with a good selection of different dishes. We have not yet heard of a diver returning from a liveaboard holiday any lighter!
Tea, coffee or hot chocolate, soft drinks, as well as snacks are complimentray and available at all times in the dining area. You are welcome to bring your own alcohol, alternatively beer and wine are available for an additional charge.
If you have any special meal requests please do let us know in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements for when you are onboard.
- Courses & Equipment
Weights and cylinders are included in your price. A full range of equipment is available to hire if required. Prices available on request.
A range of PADI courses are available onboard, from the Advanced Open Water Course to Specialty courses such as wreck, deep, night, navigation, underwater naturalist and peak performance buoyancy to name a few.
All Emperor boats are able to provide the NITROX course onboard.
Please note pre-booking is required for equipment and courses, courses are also subject to availability.
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