A proper review of
Emperor Echo Liveaboard
The Overall Review
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In summary, this is what divers think:
5 reasons to dive
- A couple of people noted that the dive master was knowledgeable and kept to a strict itinerary
- A diver stated he was surprised with a cake on his birthday
- Divers said there was a diversity of marine life in the red sea
- ,Many people said the dive trip is very economical
- The food was delicious and excellently prepared
1 reasons NOT to dive
- Some divers said that the liveaboard and crew was just about average
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Description and details
Diving on the Emperor Echo in Egypt
Emperor Echo started its journey in 2002 which earned many positive reviews from tourists. The last renovation of this boat was in 2018 and carefully monitored to pace with the latest trend. It has a length of 31m/101.70f with fresh watermakers that can produce 5500 liters per day.
This stylish liveaboard can house a total of 25 guests to its 12 comfortable cabins located on the upper and lower deck. All rooms have to air-condition, private bathrooms with hot and cold showers, bathrobes and storage for clothing. Housekeeping is daily provided to present neat and clean rooms for every passenger every day. The spacious saloon has an audio and video entertainment system which is an excellent place for socialization. The small library is filled with magazine and marine life books suitable for kids and young-at-heart. The large sun deck has cushioned sun loungers and its a perfect place for sunbathing and ocean viewing. Guests can update their social media accounts and chat with their family and friends back home with the free Wi-Fi onboard.
The professional chef onboard serves healthy meals from local and international cuisines. Food varies every day to please everyone’s appetite together with complimentary drinks and snacks in between meals. Vegan and vegetarian options are available for those who have a strictly plant-based diet. There is a free wine for dinner and guests can purchase alcoholic beverages from the fully stocked bar. We encourage everyone to add their specific dietary requests on the booking form to serve them better on board. We only cater requests for food allergies and religious beliefs.
Our management ensures that this liveaboard follows the Boat Safety checklist before sailing. It has complete boat navigation and safety equipment including life vests available on every level of this boat, life rafts, emergency oxygen, fire extinguisher, satellite phones, and first aid kits that are accessible in a time of need. Our staff members are well trained to manage any situation that might occur on board as well as facilitate first aid.
The Emperor Echo has a large diving deck which is enough to room all divers during their preparation. It has personal gearboxes for dive equipment and tenders for diving. Free Nitrox is available for those with certification and a dive logbook. Non-divers can explore the beauty of the Red Sea ocean with snorkeling and swimming. Dive guides are well-trained to lead divers to the best dive spots and islands to experience the best holiday adventure.
The friendly staff welcomes guests with refreshments and snacks upon boarding. A short briefing and introduction are given to provide guests with safety guidelines and the itinerary plan. Visit the amazing wreck sites and fantastic dive sites with pristine reefs. Explore Thistlegorm wreck, Abu Nuhas Reef, Bahab Blue Hole, Dahab Blue Hole, the Brothers, Elphinstone reef, Fury Shoals and Ras Mohammed National Park. Capture the magnificent surroundings under the sea along with schools of fish, schools of mantas and different variety of sharks. The best time to dive in the Red Sea is during the low season, in June, July, and August.
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Custom built for diving
- Charging stations
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Free Internet
- Seaview Cabins
- Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Available for Charter