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Dive Review of Emperor Divers (Emperor Elite) in
Red Sea/South & St. Johns

Emperor Divers (Emperor Elite): "My 1st Red Sea experience", Apr, 2018,

by Frank Goldsmith, CO, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 10414 has 4 Helpful votes.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I chose the Emperor Elite and its southern route to St. John and Fury Shoal based on my travel agentís recommendation (Reef & Rainforest) as one of the better boats in the Red Sea. I had never been there so didnít have anything local to compare to, but the boat was well laid out and comfortable, although it holds 26 guests. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Emperor Divers (Emperor Elite)   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Galapagos, Raja Ampat, Maldives, PNG, various Caribbean
Closest Airport Hurghada Getting There Egyptair JFK thru Cairo to Hurghada. Van to Port Ghalib.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 68-75°F / 20-24°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50-75 Ft/ 15-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Experienced divers were allowed to dive unguided (with a buddy). One diver basically went on his own even though he went in the water with us.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Few serious photographers on our trip, but dedicated rinse tank and space. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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