Emperor Serenity is a deluxe standard dive liveaboard runs by Emperor Fleet, offering professional diving trips around Maldives according to the seasons, it can accommodate 26 guests.

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Boat

Emperor Serenity is a brand new liveaboard runs by the famous Emperor Fleet, it was launched in 2016. Measuring 40 meters long, and 13 meters wide, with cruising speed at 10 knots per hour. It is a contemporary, spacious liveaboard where fine accommodation and service is standard.

Emperor Serenity has 4 decks in total, offering guests spacious social spaces as well as personal privacy. On the main deck, there is an open air dining area at the stern with dining tables and charis. Inside the air-conditioned saloon, there are several sofas and tables await you for relaxing or watching TV, enjoy the movies from the DVD station, enjoy a book from the library or paly board games with others.

Emperor Serenity usually offer buffet style meals with a variety of dishes to suit everyone, water, tea and coffee are complimentary. Soft drinks, fresh juices and alcohol (cocktails, liquors, wine and beer) are chargeable. For any special dietary requests, such as vegetarian or any allergies, please inform us prior to booking.

On the upper deck, there is a covered and open area ideal for watching photos and footage from your diving or just relaxing, star gazing and soaking up the wonderful Maldivian atmosphere.

The top sundeck is perfect for catching those sunrays or having a nap.

Emperor Serenity provide diving from the Dhoni, an 19.8-metre‐long auxiliary boat where the air compressors, nitrox membrane and dive equipment are stored. The dive equipment is stored in the dhoni all the week, the tank is refilled after every dive. The Dhoni is completely independent from the boat, so thanks to its maneuverability it is quite easy to access to the dive spots and the divers’ collection is more comfortable. And it keeps the noise of the compressors away from onboard guests and humidity equipment will never be a problem anymore.

Emperor Serenity is rebreather-friendly and offers free NITROX, all diving and safety equipment as well as a photography charging station and four dive guides.

Non-divers are very welcome and get a free snorkelling kit + $50 voucher to spend on board.


Cabin

Emperor Serenity has 13 guest cabins, it can accommodate up to 26 guests onboard.

All cabins are air-conditioned and equipped ensuite bathroom, hairdryer, TV, 220V power plug facilities.

3 Upper Deck Cabins :
Located on the upper deck, each cabin comes with one double bed and one separate single bed, seaview windows.

2 Main Deck Cabin :
Located on the main deck, each cabin comes with one double bed and one separate single bed, seaview windows.

5 Lower Deck Cabins:
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with one double bed and one separate single bed, portholes.

3 Lower Deck Cabins:
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with one double bed, portholes.

If you are travelling alone, the double with a single bed cabins can be booked on a twin share basis with one guest using the double bed and the other the single. To guarantee the double bed, a supplement of €35 per week is charged.


Diving

  • 17 dives per week, include 1 night, depends on conditions.
  • Only 2 dives will be provided on the day before departure.

  • No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.

  • All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.


Other Information

  • Nitrox:Complimentary for certified divers
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional charge
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Technical Dive:Not available at the moment yet
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available with additional charge
  • Dive insurance:Divers must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Available with additional cost
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Massage Service:Available with additional cost
  • Payment on board:Cash (USD/EUR/GBP), credit cards.
  • Crew Number:24, include 4 dive guides

Itineraries

Best of the Maldives (All year round)

You don't need a minimum number of dives but you should be comfortable with drift dives, as currents can be unpredictable and strong.

Rasdhoo Atoll: Hammerhead Dive, Beautiful Reef with Pelagics
North Ari Atoll: Grey Reef Sharks, Maaya Thila Night Dive, Multiple Manta Cleaning Stations
South Ari Atoll: Whalesharks, Beautiful Pinnacles
South Male Atoll: Grey Reef Sharks, Eagle Rays, Other Pelagics, Beautiful Macro Wreck
Vaavu Atoll: Beautiful channels with magical soft corals and pelagic delights. Action packed night dive with Nurse Sharks and others.
North Male Atoll: Beautiful Pinnacles


Deep South & Southern Sharks (February & March)

We recommend you have 100 logged dives to join this trip and require that you are Deep Diver/Advanced Open Water or equivalent.

Addu Atoll: The most southern atoll of the Maldives, which is located south of the equator and used to be a British Royal Air Force base.
Fuvahmulah Atoll: Tiger sharks, oceanic manta and thresher sharks. Oceanic Island rising from the deep with incredible visibility.
Laamu Atoll: Beautiful fish filled channels with great shark encounters.
Huvadhoo Atoll: Whale sharks at night, abundant grey reef sharks, oceanic black tip sharks, fast and exciting channel dives - don't take your eyes off the blue; silky sharks, great hammerhead sharks, mola-mola and bull sharks seen from time to time.


Hanifaru & North (July - October)

You don't need a minimum number of dives but you should be comfortable with drift dives. Currents can be strong.

Baa Atoll: Hanifaru Bay and Nelivaru Thila, Dhiggu Thila and many more
Lhaviyani Atoll: Fushivaru Thila, Kuredu Express, and Kuredu Caves
North Male Atoll: Beautiful Pinnacles, Lankan Manta Point


Pelagic Magic (April - July)

You don't need a minimum number of dives but you should be comfortable with drift dives, as currents can be unpredictable and strong.

North Ari Atoll: Grey Reef Sharks, Maaya Thila Night Dive, Multiple Manta Cleaning Stations
South Ari Atoll: Whalesharks, Beautiful Pinnacles


Sharktastic - visiting 4 Atolls (January - April)

This itinerary is not for beginners. We recommend you have 30 logged dives to join this trip and require that you are Deep Diver/Advanced Open Water or equivalent.

South Ari Atoll: Whale Sharks, Beautiful Pinnacles
South Male Atoll: Grey Reef Sharks, Eagle Rays, Other Pelagics, Beautiful Macro Wreck.
Vaavu Atoll: Beautiful channels with magical soft corals and pelagic delights. Action packed night dive with Nurse Sharks and others.
Meemu Atoll: Beautiful channels with pelagic action, Sailfish, Grey Reef Sharks, Eagle Rays and beautiful soft coral. Manta cleaning station.


South Central Atolls (January to March)

We recommend you have 100 logged dives to join this trip and require that you are Deep Diver/Advanced Open Water or equivalent.

North Male Atoll: (Check Dive): Beautiful Pinnacles & House Reefs.
South Male Atoll: Grey reef sharks, eagle rays, other pelagics, beautiful macro wreck.
Vaavu Atoll: Beautiful channels with magical soft corals and pelagic delights. Action packed night dive with Nurse sharks and others.
Meemu Atoll: Enchanting channels with pelagic action, Sailfish, Grey reef sharks, Eagle rays and beautiful soft coral. Manta cleaning station.
Thaa Atoll: Hammerhead sharks, Whale sharks at night.
Laamu Atoll: Beautiful fish filled channels with great shark encounters.


Northern Hi-Lights (July - October) | Male to Male

You don't need a minimum number of dives but you should be comfortable with drift dives as currents can be unpredictable and strong.

North Male Atoll: (Check Dive): Beautiful Pinnacles & House Reefs.
Lhaviyani Atoll: Fushivaru Thila, Kuredu Express, and Kuredu Caves
Baa Atoll: Hanifaru Bay and Nelivaru Thila, Dhiggu Thila and many more
Rasdhoo Atoll: Hammerhead Dive, Beautiful Reef with Pelagics
North Ari Atoll: Grey Reef Sharks, Maaya Thila Night Dive, Multiple Manta Cleaning Stations

More

Destinations Central Maldives, North Maldives, South Maldives
Facilities Nitrox support, Tech Friendly, Camera station, Internet, Water Toys, Rebreathe Friendly, Massage or Spa
Languages spoken English

Schedules & routes

Date Duration Destination Departure - Arrival Price
14/08/2022 to 21/08/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,934.67 Detail
21/08/2022 to 28/08/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,934.67 Detail
28/08/2022 to 04/09/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
04/09/2022 to 11/09/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
18/09/2022 to 25/09/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
25/09/2022 to 02/10/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
02/10/2022 to 09/10/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
09/10/2022 to 16/10/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
23/10/2022 to 30/10/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
30/10/2022 to 06/11/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
13/11/2022 to 20/11/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
20/11/2022 to 27/11/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
27/11/2022 to 04/12/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
11/12/2022 to 18/12/2022 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,144.39 Detail
25/12/2022 to 01/01/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,354.11 Detail
08/01/2023 to 22/01/2023 14 nights South Maldives Male - Gan From $4,598.11 Detail
01/02/2023 to 11/02/2023 10 nights South Maldives Koodoo - Male From $4,079.05 Detail
12/02/2023 to 19/02/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,563.83 Detail
19/02/2023 to 26/02/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,563.83 Detail
26/02/2023 to 05/03/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,563.83 Detail
05/03/2023 to 12/03/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,563.83 Detail
12/03/2023 to 19/03/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,563.83 Detail
19/03/2023 to 26/03/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,563.83 Detail
26/03/2023 to 02/04/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,563.83 Detail
02/04/2023 to 09/04/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
09/04/2023 to 16/04/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
16/04/2023 to 23/04/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
23/04/2023 to 30/04/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
30/04/2023 to 07/05/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
07/05/2023 to 14/05/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
14/05/2023 to 21/05/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
21/05/2023 to 28/05/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
30/07/2023 to 06/08/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
06/08/2023 to 13/08/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
13/08/2023 to 20/08/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
20/08/2023 to 27/08/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
27/08/2023 to 03/09/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
03/09/2023 to 10/09/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
10/09/2023 to 17/09/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
17/09/2023 to 24/09/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
24/09/2023 to 01/10/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,091.96 Detail
01/10/2023 to 08/10/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
08/10/2023 to 15/10/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
15/10/2023 to 22/10/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
22/10/2023 to 29/10/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
29/10/2023 to 05/11/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
05/11/2023 to 12/11/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
12/11/2023 to 19/11/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
19/11/2023 to 26/11/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
26/11/2023 to 03/12/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
03/12/2023 to 10/12/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
10/12/2023 to 17/12/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
17/12/2023 to 24/12/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,406.54 Detail
24/12/2023 to 31/12/2023 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,563.83 Detail
31/12/2023 to 07/01/2024 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,563.83 Detail

Prices & conditions

Destination Duration Cabin Price
Central Maldives 7 nights Standard Lower Deck From $1,934.67
Central Maldives 7 nights Upper Deck From $2,123.42
Central Maldives 7 nights From $2,181.09
South Maldives 10 nights Standard Lower Deck From $4,079.05
South Maldives 10 nights Upper Deck From $4,267.80
South Maldives 10 nights From $4,325.48
South Maldives 14 nights Standard Lower Deck From $4,598.11
South Maldives 14 nights Upper Deck From $4,786.86
South Maldives 14 nights From $4,844.53

Included

  • Air tanks & weights & weight belts
  • GST 12%
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Land transfer on arrival/depature date
  • All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
  • Dive guide service
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Nitrox fills
  • Marine park fees/Port fees
  • Dinner on final evening
  • Land tour & Island visit
  • Boat accident insurance

Not included

  • Green Tax $6/Night
  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Dive courses on board
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Larger tank (15 L)

Useful information

Central Maldives

Period : Liveaboards only run trips year round, with the high season being from November to May.

Visa's : Visas are not required in advance but are issued on arrival. Travelers will be issued a 30 days visa free of charge with a passport of at least 6 months validity.

Climat : Northeast Season: December-April (dry monsoon). Southwest season May-November (wet monsoon). Temperatures are around 30˚ C and humidity is 60-80%. Cyclones are rare but possible in April/May and October/November. Average daily air temperature ranges from 28°C to 34°C throughout the year.

Water : Water temps stay consistent all year round at or above 27 °C through the central atolls, sometimes even reaching a balmy 30 °C. Because visibility is so clear, it is best to wear at least a rash vest for some sun protection underwater.

Clothing : Light airy clothes are perfect. Be prepared for plenty of sunshine most of the year.

Plugs : Type G, 2-pin electrical plugs with 230 V @ 50Hz

Flights : International flights arrive directly from many locations to Male. There are reliable and extensive domestic air carriers flying to many places within the country.

  • Alcohol and pork products are prohibited. A ‘reasonable quantity’ of tobacco is permitted.
  • A local Airport Development Charge (ADC) of US$25 for all international travellers over 2 years of age may be introduced shortly.

Currency : The Local currency is the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR/Rf), but is rarely used on tourist resorts. Most transactions are made in US Dollars but other currencies are accepted. Travelers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted but 5% may be added for credit card transactions. Banks in Male will cash travelers cheques into US Dollars and Rufiyaa may also be purchased. ATM’s can be found in Male.


North Maldives

Period : Liveaboards to the north Maldives run trips from September through to May every year.

Visa's : Visas are not required in advance but are issued on arrival. Travelers will be issued a 30 days visa free of charge with a passport of at least 6 months validity.

Climat : Northeast Season: December-April (dry monsoon). Southwest season May-November (wet monsoon). Temperatures are around 30˚ C and humidity is 60-80%. Cyclones are rare but possible in April/May and October/November. Average daily air temperature ranges from 28°C to 34°C throughout the year.

Water : Water temps stay fairly consistent all year round at 27°C, though cooler water can come in from the deeper waters surrounding these northern atolls, with the temp occasionally dropping to 24°C.

Clothing : Light airy clothes are perfect. Be prepared for plenty of sunshine most of the year especially from November to May.

Plugs : Type G, 2-pin electrical plugs with 230 V @ 50Hz

Flights : International flights arrive directly from many locations to Male. Domestic flights to and from Hanimaadhoo are needed to reach the vessels.

  • Alcohol and pork products are prohibited. A ‘reasonable quantity’ of tobacco is permitted.
  • A local Airport Development Charge (ADC) of US$25 for all international travellers over 2 years of age may be introduced shortly.

Currency : The Local currency is the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR/Rf), but is rarely used on tourist resorts. Most transactions are made in US Dollars but other currencies are accepted. Travelers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted but 5% may be added for credit card transactions. Banks in Male will cash travelers cheques into US Dollars and Rufiyaa may also be purchased. ATM’s can be found in Male.


South Maldives

Period : Liveaboards run trips from January to end of April, during the north east monsoon.

Visa's : Visas are not required in advance but are issued on arrival. Travelers will be issued a 30 days visa free of charge with a passport of at least 6 months validity.

Climat : Southwest season May-November (wet monsoon). Temperatures are around 30˚ C and humidity is 60-80%. Average daily air temperature ranges from 28°C to 34°C throughout the year.

Water : Because of the deep water surrounding the southern atolls, water temperature range from a low of 24°C to a high of 27°C.

Clothing : Light airy clothes are perfect. Be prepared for plenty of sunshine during this time of the year

Plugs : Type G, 2-pin electrical plugs with 230 V @ 50Hz

Flights : International flights arrive directly from many locations to Male. There are regular flights south to both Kadhadoo Airport and Kahdheedhoo Airport.

  • Alcohol and pork products are prohibited. A ‘reasonable quantity’ of tobacco is permitted.
  • A local Airport Development Charge (ADC) of US$25 for all international travellers over 2 years of age may be introduced shortly.

Currency : The Local currency is the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR/Rf), but is rarely used on tourist resorts. Most transactions are made in US Dollars but other currencies are accepted. Travelers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted but 5% may be added for credit card transactions. Banks in Male will cash travelers cheques into US Dollars and Rufiyaa may also be purchased. ATM’s can be found in Male.

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