M/Y Emperor Asmaa - Red Sea

  • Emperor Asmaa
  • Dining Area
  • Sundeck
  • Dive deck
  • Boat
  • Drone pic of boat
  • Deck at night
  • WC
  • Salon
  • Outside of boat
  • Upper sun deck

BOAT ONLY - FROM £621

Measuring 30m this popular liveaboard is the ideal choice for smaller groups wanting a more intimate experience. The Emperor team and dive guides are always on hand to ensure every guest has a memorable holiday exploring the many delights that the Red Sea has to offer.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Twin share cabin
  • Full board
  • Red wine with dinner
  • Up to 4 dives per day
  • Nitrox and Wi-Fi
KEY HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Accommodates up to 20 guests
  • 10 twin berth cabins
  • Perfect for smaller groups
  • Excellent value for money
  • Large dive deck and sun deck
  • Saloon with bar and TV
DEPARTURE DATE LIVEABOARD BOAT SAFARI ROUTE i CABIN PORT PRICE
DEPARTURE LIST - £621pp Fri-11-Feb 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £621pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £621pp Fri-18-Feb 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £621pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-25-Feb 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-4-Mar 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-11-Mar 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-18-Mar 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-25-Mar 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-1-Apr 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Get Wrecked!! i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-8-Apr 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-15-Apr 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-22-Apr 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Get Wrecked!! i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Fri-1-Jul 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Thu-8-Dec 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa South & St.Johns i Standard Twin Stateroom Port Ghalib £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Thu-15-Dec 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa South & St.Johns i Standard Twin Stateroom Port Ghalib £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £777pp Thu-22-Dec 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa South & St.Johns i Standard Twin Stateroom Port Ghalib £777pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £906pp Thu-1-Dec 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Daedalus, Fury & Elphinstone i Standard Twin Stateroom Marsa Garib £906pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £906pp Thu-18-Aug 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Daedalus, Fury & Elphinstone i Standard Twin Stateroom Marsa Garib £906pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £906pp Thu-1-Sep 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa South & St.Johns i Standard Twin Stateroom Port Ghalib £906pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £906pp Fri-27-May 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa North & Easy i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £906pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £906pp Fri-10-Jun 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £906pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £906pp Fri-24-Jun 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Reefs & Wrecks i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £906pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £924pp Thu-25-Aug 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Red Sea Sharks i Standard Twin Stateroom Marsa Garib £924pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £950pp Thu-4-Aug 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Simply the Best i Standard Twin Stateroom Marsa Garib £950pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £950pp Thu-11-Aug 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Simply the Best i Standard Twin Stateroom Marsa Garib £950pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £975pp Thu-24-Nov 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa South & St.Johns i Standard Twin Stateroom Port Ghalib £975pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £975pp Thu-13-Oct 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa South & St.Johns i Standard Twin Stateroom Port Ghalib £975pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £1036pp Thu-22-Sep 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Daedalus, Fury & Elphinstone i Standard Twin Stateroom Marsa Garib £1036pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £1053pp Fri-3-Jun 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Famous Five Cruise i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £1053pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £1053pp Fri-13-May 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Famous Five Cruise i Standard Twin Stateroom Hurghada Jetty £1053pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £1079pp Thu-21-Jul 2022 M/Y Emperor Asmaa Simply the Best i Standard Twin Stateroom Marsa Garib £1079pp Book Trip

Custom built and measuring 30m, this liveaboard was completely refurbished in 2015. Emperor Asmaa offers genuine value for money for divers looking to explore some of the best sites the Red Sea has to offer, from Red Sea Sharks itineraries that take you to the centre of the action, to the beautiful reefs of the Fury Shoals, and not forgetting those Northern itineraries for all you wreck lovers out there.

This popular liveaboard is designed with the diver in mind, comfortably accommodating 20 guests in 10 twin-berth cabins, with 4 being on the upper deck. All offer ensuite facilities, individual air conditioning, and two towels for each guest. There is a large dive deck, and a sun deck where you can lay back and enjoy the warm Egyptian sunshine. The air-conditioned salon has a bar and TV with DVD, CD and video.

NITROX and Wi-Fi are free, as is red wine with dinner! There are two professional dive guides on hand to ensure everyone gets the best out of every dive, and the whole crew welcome guests with open arms. The smaller capacity makes for a more intimate, family atmosphere that attracts divers back onboard year after year.

Standard Twin Stateroom

Standard Twin Stateroom

Facilities

  • Twin beds
  • Individual air conditioning controls
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Two towels provided per guest
  • Storage

The Emperor Asmaa accomodates 20 guests in 10 twin bedded cabins (4 of which are on the upper deck). The cabins all have private bathrooms with some bathroom amenities and plenty of storage.

Upper Deck Twin Stateroom

Upper Deck Twin Stateroom

Facilities

  • Twin beds
  • Individual air conditioning controls
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Two towels provided per guest
  • Storage

There are 4 cabins on the upper deck, the rest are on the loweer deck. The cabins all have private bathrooms with some bathroom amenities and plenty of storage.

  • Get Wrecked!!

    The Get Wrecked cruise takes divers to the famous wrecks of the northern Red Sea including SS Thistlegorm and the Rosalie Moeller, perfectly combined with stunning reef diving at the Straits of Gubal and the Gulf of Suez.

    Wrecks – Reefs – Deep Walls - Hard & Soft Corals – Reef Fish
  • Simply the Best

    Simply the Best offers the chance to dive the best 3 sites in the area, Elpinstone, Big and Little Brothers, and Daedalus Reef. A spectacular mix of reef and wreck diving with a diverse array of marine species including sharks.

    Pelagics - Wrecks – Reefs – Pinnacles – Deep Walls – Hard & Soft Corals
  • South & St.Johns

    Sailing to the southernmost reefs, the South & St Johns safari is perfect for those wanting less arduous diving whilst exploring some of the best sites that the Red Sea has to offer at a more relaxed pace.

    Reefs – Tunnels – Deep Walls – Pelagics – Soft Corals – Reef Fish
  • Famous Five Cruise

    Famous Five takes divers to Abu Nuhas and its four well known wrecks and abundance of marine life, not forgetting the world-famous SS Thistlegorm, and Brothers Islands which wow with a kaleidoscope of colourful fish and sharks.

    Pelagics – Wrecks – Reefs – Spectacular Walls – Soft & Hard Corals
  • Reefs & Wrecks

    This itinerary does exactly what it says on the tin giving divers the best of both worlds, the fascinating wrecks of the northern Red Sea such as SS Thistlegorm, along with stunning diving around Jackson Reef, Tiran’s most popular dive.

    Wrecks – Reefs – Pelagics – Large Schooling Fish – Deep Walls – Coral Gardens - Nudibranch
  • North & Easy

    Ideal for divers, photo enthusiasts, and snorkellers the North & Easy cruise runs from May to September and showcases the highlights of the northern Red Sea with more time moored at each location and less time travelling.

    Scenic - Dolphins – Schooling Fish – Stingrays – Wrecks – Hard & Soft Corals - Turtles.
  • Red Sea Sharks

    Flexibility is key with the Red Sea Sharks safari as you will go where the action is, and by action we mean sharks. The warmer months of May to August attract a variety of Red Sea sharks to the remote offshore reefs so prepare for some close encounters.

    Pelagics – Drop-Offs – Reefs – Dolphins
  • Daedalus, Fury & Elphinstone

    The trip promises less sailing and more time sent exploring these three iconic dive sites where stunning reefs, huge corals, sharks, sheer walls, and drop-offs, come as standard. Schooling hammerheads are often seen, especially from May to November.

    Reefs – Deep Walls – Pelagics – Turtles – Coral Gardens – Dolphins – Drop-Offs

The Red Sea lies between Africa and Asia and is surrounded by desert. The warm waters, minimal rainfall and sunny days attract travellers from all over the world. The diving season is year-round with visibility averaging 30m. From December to February, the nights can be cool, with warm, balmy nights in the summer months. July and August are the hottest months. In winter, there can often be a breeze.

There are over 1200 species of marine life that can be found in the Red Sea, the most common are clown fish, moray, turtles, napoleon, and parrot fish. Add to this world-famous wrecks, sharks, dolphins, pristine corals and even the elusive dugong, and you have a diving destination that has something wonderful around every corner. Reefs team with life, a kaleidoscope of colours sure to impress every diver, with the clear waters attracting underwater photographers along with beginners and those wanting to try their hand at technical diving, and of course shipwreck enthusiasts.

Average temperatures in Summer (April-October):
Air 26-30°c / Sea: 27-31°c

Average temperatures in Winter (November-March):
Air 22-24°c / Sea 23-25°c

Trips depart from either Hurghada Port or Marsa Ghalib. We can arrange flights into both Hurghada Airport and Marsa Alam Airport from a selection of airports in the UK, the flight time is around five and a half hours.

Transfers between the airport and the boat will be included within your package.

A Visa is required for entry into both Hurghada and Marsa Alam.

The Egyptian Pound is the currency in Egypt however euros and sterling are widely accepted in small denominations.
The time difference is GMT + 2 hours.
The calling code is +20
The plug type is C & F / 220v voltage
Please follow this link for up-to-date health advice and details of any vaccinations that are required before travel https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/egypt

Guests will enjoy a delicious variety of food each day, all freshly prepared by professional chefs and served buffet style. There is a good selection of meat, chicken, fish, pasta, rice, and vegetable dishes served with a choice of salads. During a typical day you will have breakfast, a morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner, and crisps, chips, cakes, biscuits, and fresh fruit are available throughout the day, along with water, tea, coffee or hot chocolate, and soft drinks. All of which are complimentary. Emperor ask guests to bring their own refillable drinking water bottle.

Beer and wine are available onboard for an additional charge, alternatively guests are welcome to bring their own alcohol. Red wine is included during dinner on all boats. Please feel free to bring your favourite snacks as these can be quite limited in Egypt. Chocolate is available onboard for an additional charge.

If you have any special dietary requests, please do let us know in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements for when you are onboard. Emperor source items locally, therefore some items such as wholemeal pastas or flour, gluten free products or soya substitutes are not typically available.

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