MV Emperor Echo

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Type Liveaboard
Departs from Hurghada / Port Ghalib
No. of guests 25
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Prices from: 829 USD
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Emperor Echo is the newest addition to the popular and great-value Emperor fleet of liveaboards in The Red Sea. Totally refurbished in 2015, the boat can comfortably accommodate up to 25 lucky guests in 11 twin cabins, one double and one single. All cabins have individually-controlled air conditioning & private bathrooms. At 31 metres long & nearly 8 metres wide, it has plenty of space for its guests but is also easily manoeuvred around some of the best dive sites in The Red Sea. Park fees are included in the prices, and with free Nitrox, Wi-Fi and red wine served with dinner this is an excellent-value Egypt liveaboard, and very popular.

There is a large sun deck with plenty of soft areas to relax on, maybe to top up a tan, enjoy the stunning views at sunrise & sunset, or gaze at the clear star-filled sky. On the upper deck there is a mini sundeck at the front and a large socialising area at the rear. This area is shaded and has plenty of comfortable seating. Guests generally spend time here between dives, enjoying the sea breeze and maybe some evening drinks. And if it gets a bit hot or rains, you can just step into the stylish air-conditioned lounge saloon that has lots of sofas & chairs and a large multimedia tv system that is often used for showing dive movies or for detailed briefings by the team. There are also three guest cabins on the upper deck, which are two twins and the double, which has great sea views from its many windows.

diving deck with scuba tanks egyptThe main deck on Emperor Echo has three twin-bed guest cabins that are located in front of the beautifully-decorated dining area. Here, all guests can sit comfortably and enjoy exquisite meals, desserts and snacks. There is even red wine served for free at dinner times. Don’t expect to lose any weight during your week on Echo. Diving is hungry work and there is plenty of delicious food to keep everyone happy. At the rear of Echo’s main deck is a large diving area, which is well designed using quality materials & equipment. Two tender dinghies are on call, and the team focus on efficient safety, and enjoyable diving cruises.

Finally, the lower deck of Emperor Echo has six more standard twin-bed guest cabins. All guests are provided with two cabin towels, a deck towel and a bathrobe. This boat is built and maintained to a very high standard and its prices are extremely competitive, making it very popular, especially with diving clubs who often charter the whole boat. Therefore, it’s important to book early, which can also give you a special deal.

MV Emperor Echo Prices & Schedule

MV Emperor Echo Diver Prices Overview 2019 / 2020
DestinationsDuration Standard Twin Main-Deck Twin Upper-Deck Twin Double Single
Northern Wrecks & Reefs,
( 21 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,106 USD Main-Deck Twin1,305 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,216 USD Double1,216 USD Single1,249 USD
Daedalus, Fury Shoals, Elphinstone, Sha'ab Abu Dabab,
( 20 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,139 USD Main-Deck Twin1,338 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,249 USD Double1,249 USD Single1,272 USD
Safaga, Brothers, Elphinstone,
( 20 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,161 USD Main-Deck Twin1,360 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,272 USD Double1,272 USD Single1,294 USD
St. John's, Fury Shoals, Abu Dabab, Sha'ab Sharm, Abu Galawa Soraya, Rocky, Zabargad,
( 21 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,216 USD Main-Deck Twin1,415 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,327 USD Double1,327 USD Single1,360 USD
Rosalie Moeller, Abu Nuhas, Thistlegorm, Ras Mohamed, Brothers, Salem Express,
( 20 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,216 USD Main-Deck Twin1,415 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,327 USD Double1,327 USD Single1,360 USD
Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinstone, Rocky, St. Johns,
( 20 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,272 USD Main-Deck Twin1,471 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,382 USD Double1,382 USD Single1,404 USD
Brothers, Daedalus, Elphinstone,
( 20 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard Twin1,327 USD Main-Deck Twin1,526 USD Upper-Deck Twin1,438 USD Double1,438 USD Single1,471 USD
Included In The Price

Transfers to & from the airport
Transfers to and from local hotels
National park fees
Tea / coffee
Drinking water
Soft drinks
Enviroment tax
Weights & weightbelts
Standard tanks
Dive master services
Soap & Shampoo
Luggage storage
Not Included In The Price

Dive equipment
Dive computer
Alcoholic drinks
Dive insurance
Night diving torch
Larger tanks
Mask and Snorkel
Open-heel fins
Full-foot fins
Tips / Gratuities
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MV Emperor Echo Itinerary

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There are several itineraries on Emperor Echo, and most sail from and return to Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam. Please carefully select an itinerary from the list below that matches your chosen trip on the schedule. On nearly all trips, the first and final nights are spent on board in the harbour. This enables you to arrive by plane, travel directly to the boat, recover from jetlag before diving, and to safely fly after disembarkation on the final day.

MV Emperor Echo Facilites, Layout and Specifications

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Facilities Available with MV Emperor Echo
Nitrox Available
En Suite Available
Air con
Courses Available
Free Pickup
Single cabins available
All Cabins En Suite
AV Entertainment
Vegetarian Food Available
Double Beds Available
Shaded Sundeck
Available to Charter

MV Emperor Echo Layout
floorplan Emperor Echo
MV Emperor Echo Specifications
Built: 2002. Refit Jan 2015.
Length: 31 Metres.
Beam: 7.75 Metres.
Draft: 2.2 Metres.
Construction: Wood.
Engines: 2 X Turbo 750 HP MAN.
Generators: 2 X 50 KW Silent.
Compressors: 2 X 260 L / Hour, 1 X 200 L / Hour.
Nitrox: 2 X Membrane (750 L / Min).
Navigation: GPS, Echo Sounder, VHF Marina.
Fresh Water: 2 Aquaset X 5,500 L / Day & Storage.
Guests: Max. 25 Guests.
Cabins: Lower Deck: 6 X Twin Beds 1 X Single Bed Air Conditioning Ensuite, Main Deck: 3 X Twin Beds Air Conditioning Ensuite, Upper Deck: 2 X Twin Beds 1 X Panorama Double, Air Conditioning Ensuite.
Sundeck: 1 X Upper Deck, 1 X Sun Deck.
Entertainment: Not In Cabins, TV With USB Located In Lounge.
Dinghy: 2 X Zodiacs 35hp.
Safety: Life Jackets & Life Rafts, Fire Alarm System,Oxygen/Medic, First Aid Kit.
Communication: VHF Marina Radio & Satellite Phone.
Scuba Tanks: 12 Litre Aluminum Tanks As Standard And 15 Litre Aluminum Tanks On Request.

MV Emperor Echo Courses

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If you haven’t dived in a while there is a skills review option upon request. The most-popular course on Emperor Superior is the PADI Nitrox course, because the fills are for free to certified divers. The PADI Advanced Open Water Course and Adventure dives are available on request.

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MV Emperor Echo Transfer details

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The Emperor team collect you from hotels & the two nearest airports for free on departure day. At the end of each trip the same transfers are available. Please note that the road journey between Hurghada and Marsa Alam/Port Ghalib is approximately three hours.

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