A proper review of
Emperor Voyager Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 5.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Emperor Voyager Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
4 reasons to dive
- Several divers commended the actions of the diving master for being thorough in the briefing and also finding the perfect diving spots.
- Many people were happy with the food the chef prepared every night.
- Some people stated that crew was helpful and always went the extra mile to secure the happiness of everyone onboard.
- Many divers said this was an experiecne that they would repeat.
2 reasons NOT to dive
- Some people noted the lower deck cabins to be noisy because of the closeness to the engine room.
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Description and details
Diving on the Emperor Voyager in the Maldives
Emperor Voyager is a luxurious boat that was built in early 2004 and was recently improved to provide its guests only the best. The boat runs with one of the best engines there is. It is part of the Emperor Maldives Fleet, renowned for their quality service and experienced crew. With their 9 years in service and sea safari experience, the quality is not a question.
The indoor salon is equipped with an air conditioning system so that guests are able to control the temperature according to their liking. Comfortable sofas, tables, and chairs are also available in the place. Emperor Voyager boasts a modern entertainment system that ensures high-quality entertainment to its users; it has a flat-screen television, stereo, speakers, a DVD player, a computer, and a mini library! Surely, there will be no dull moment while onboard whether the guests are in the saloon in between dives, during late-night talks, or just for relaxing.
For sun lovers, Emperor Voyager has lower and upper sun decks. All sun lounges have partially shaded areas and are equipped with luxurious sun loungers, entertainment systems, comfortable tables with chairs, and more. Surely, the sun decks will be everybody’s favorite place to hang out – an open-air, fresh breeze, the warmth of the sun, and the view of the Maldivian blue waters.
The dive deck is spacious and has all of the necessary facilities needed by divers and non-divers alike. The place is large enough to accommodate guests as they prepare their equipment prior to diving, it has large equipment boxes for storage, hanging areas for wet suits, charging ports, and freshwater showers. For divers with advanced certification, they may take advantage of the free Nitrox, and equipment rental is also offered.
Safety is never compromised as Emperor Voyager is equipped with safety and alert systems that are in accordance with international standards. It has life jackets, life rafts, first aid materials, a fire fighting system, as well as fire extinguishers available in every cabin and in the saloon.
The 10 cabins are spacious, and each is equipped with an air conditioning unit, en-suite bathroom facilities, a comfortable bed, dresser, and a safe. Two twin cabins are situated on the upper deck, one twin cabin on the main deck, and in the lower deck are three double cabins and four twin-sized cabins.
Guests will surely enjoy the ambiance of the dining area – the wooden interior provides a warm yet stylish finish, and the large windows provide a majestic panoramic view of the blue waters of the Maldives.
International cuisine is served three times a day in buffet style – whether you prefer vegetable-only meals, or are fine with meat, there is a viand for you to enjoy. Sumptuous after snacks are also served, and throughout the day, free light snacks and beverages are served.
Emperor Voyager offers a range of itineraries traversing the different Maldivian atolls including the renowned dive sites in Rasdhoo, North and South Ari Atolls, Vaavu and Male Atolls. Rich marine life, schools of fishes, majestic reefs and corals are popular in the diving sites mentioned. Free Nitrox is also provided to divers with advanced certification.
- Camera Station
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- Charging stations
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Available for Charter