M/Y Emperor Echo - Red Sea

  • Exterior
  • Exterior2
  • Restaurant
  • Dining
  • Saloon
  • Dive Deck
  • Dive Brief
  • Sundeck
  • Upper Deck
  • Deckplan

BOAT ONLY - FROM £765

This fully refurbished liveaboard has modern fittings and is spacious throughout making it great for larger groups. Enjoy stunning views across the Red Sea from the attractive sun deck, before embarking on your day of underwater adventures with the ever professional Emperor team.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Twin, single, and double cabins
  • Full board
  • Red wine with dinner
  • Up to 4 dives per day
  • Nitrox & Wi-Fi
KEY HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Accommodates up to 25 guests
  • Choice of main and upper deck cabins
  • Refurbished in 2018
  • Perfect for groups
  • Great value for money
  • Contemporary saloon and restaurant
DEPARTURE DATE LIVEABOARD BOAT SAFARI ROUTE i CABIN PORT PRICE
DEPARTURE LIST - £765pp Thu-19-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Port Ghalib £765pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £765pp Thu-19-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Port Ghalib £765pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £765pp Thu-19-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Double & Twin Cabins Port Ghalib £765pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-23-Sep 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Double & Twin Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-23-Sep 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-23-Sep 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-2-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Double & Twin Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-2-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-2-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-9-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-9-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-9-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Double & Twin Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-16-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Double & Twin Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-16-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-16-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-23-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-23-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-23-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Double & Twin Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-30-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Double & Twin Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-30-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £862pp Thu-30-Dec 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo South & St.Johns i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Port Ghalib £862pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £886pp Thu-26-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo Daedalus, Fury & Elphinstone i Double & Twin Cabins Marsa Garib £886pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £886pp Thu-26-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo Daedalus, Fury & Elphinstone i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Marsa Garib £886pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £886pp Thu-26-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo Daedalus, Fury & Elphinstone i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Marsa Garib £886pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £902pp Thu-12-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo Red Sea Sharks i Double & Twin Cabins Marsa Garib £902pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £902pp Thu-12-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo Red Sea Sharks i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Marsa Garib £902pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £902pp Thu-12-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo Red Sea Sharks i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Marsa Garib £902pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £927pp Thu-5-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo Simply the Best i Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins Marsa Garib £927pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £927pp Thu-5-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo Simply the Best i Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin Marsa Garib £927pp Book Trip
DEPARTURE LIST - £927pp Thu-5-Aug 2021 M/Y Emperor Echo Simply the Best i Double & Twin Cabins Marsa Garib £927pp Book Trip

The latest addition to the Emperor Red Sea Fleet is Emperor Echo, she was completely refurbished in 2018 offering accommodation for 25 guests with a contemporary saloon, restaurant, bar, and lounging areas. There is a large choice of main and upper deck cabins, 6 twins and 1 single cabin on the lower deck, 3 twins on the main deck, and 2 twins and the stunning Panorama Double on the upper deck. All offer ensuite facilities, individual air conditioning, two cabin towels, a deck towel, and bathrobe for each guest. Fantastic food and complimentary red wine with dinner come as standard, along with free Nitrox and Wi-Fi, when in signal.

Emperor Echo sails a variety itineraries dependant on the season, to offer guests the best diving options. Northern routes include the Famous Five cruise where divers will visit the most famous wreck in the Red Sea, SS Thistlegorm, along with the Ras Mohamed National Park and The Brothers Islands. Red Sea Sharks is a popular choice for those looking for some shark action, the open itinerary offers flexibility, with the focus being on getting to wherever the best shark encounters are likely, even if that means a last-minute change of direction!

This really is a great value liveaboard and ideal for group trips. There are always at least two professional dive guides on hand, and a crew whose priority is to ensure everyone has a safe and happy holiday, full of memories that last forever. If you are yet to experience a liveaboard diving holiday you can expect to eat, sleep, dive, repeat, and we strongly recommend Emperor as they go the extra mile from start to finish.

Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin

Main Deck Twin Bed Cabin

Facilities

  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Towels and Bathrobes

3 x twin-berth cabins on the main deck with an ensuite with individual air conditioning, two cabin towels, 1 deck towel and bathrobe per guest.

Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins

Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabins

Facilities

  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Towels and Bathrobes

2 x twin alongside the gorgeous Panorama Double on the upper deck. All cabins are ensuite with individual air conditioning, two cabin towels, 1 deck towel and bathrobe per guest.

Double & Twin Cabins

Double & Twin Cabins

Facilities

  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Towels and Bathrobes

6 x twin-berth with ensuite bathrooms, individual air conditioning, two cabin towels, 1 deck towel and bathrobe per guest.

  • 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
  • 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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