New for 2019, the stunning Emperor Explorer schedules year-round dive safaris in the Maldives. With a contemporary design and ample space, Emperor Explorer comfortably accommodates 26 guests in 13 luxurious cabins. Akin to a floating boutique hotel, each well-appointed cabin features a private en-suite bathroom, individually controlled AC and fan, storage space and charging ports. The upper deck has 2 king-sized doubles and 2 twins (side-by-side), the main deck has 2 doubles with a single bed and on the lower deck are 5 doubles with single beds and 2 doubles.
Emperor Explorer Maldives has numerous social and relaxation areas around the boat. The upper deck has an open-air terrace, perfect for enjoying the sea breeze and unwinding with a drink. On the top deck is a large sundeck with loungers, ideal for soaking up the sun or having a well-earned nap in-between dives. On the main deck is a spacious air-conditioned salon with sofas and TV, and delicious home-cooked meals with a complimentary glass of wine at dinner are served at the al-fresco dining area located at the stern.
Known for world-class diving, Maldives itineraries aboard the Emperor Explorer deliver just that. Choose from the 'Best of the Maldives' or 'Northern Hi-Lights' itineraries, to truly experience the magic of the Maldive Atolls. The Northern Hi-Lights cruise is available from July - October and offers some of the best channel diving in the area, as well as a diverse mix of marine life, such as sharks, turtles, mantas and cool macro critters. The Best of the Maldives itinerary delivers 7-days of fantastic diving at the iconic sites of the North and South Male Atolls and Ari Atoll. Diving takes place from the accompanying dhoni, which has plenty of space for gear storage, kitting up and makes getting to and from the dive sites hassle-free. Complimentary nitrox is available for certified divers. Non-divers are also welcome and receive a free snorkelling kit and a $50 voucher to spend onboard.
Whichever itinerary you choose, a Maldives dive safari aboard the Emperor Explorer liveaboard will deliver a trip to remember. Call us or book online today to reserve your space.
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Included: VAT, Environment Tax, Fuel Surcharge, National Park Fees, Port Fees, Airport Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Wine with Dinner, Beach BBQ, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Nitrox, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.
Required Extras: Dive Insurance (6 EUR per day).
Optional Extras: Gratuities, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Nitrox Course, Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (74-290 EUR), WiFi internet (22 USD), Massage, Spa.
Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.
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Food & Drinks
If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.
The crew speaks English.
There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.
Drawings & Vessel Layouts
- Year built 2019
- Length 42 meters
- Beam 13.2 meters
- Engines 700 Hp Doosan Daewoo
- Max guests 26
- Number of cabins 13
- Number of bathrooms 13
- Tenders 1
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Emperor Explorer Reviews
- 10.0 Exceptional
- 1 Verified Review
- Vessel 10.0
- Crew 10.0
- Food 10.0
- Diving 10.0
- Value 10.0
Every dive delivered amazing experiences and encounters thanks to Gabriel, Maria, Ali and Rich. The boat crew was friendly, entertaining and enjoyable to socialize with. Manta Ray night dive was a dream alongside encounters with variety of sharks and rays. Dive guides were most professional, safe and led a phenomenal adventure. Would dive with this boat and crew again!!
- Recommended for
- 4 dives/day, crew hospitality and care, vast area covered at sea