Experience a full week of scuba diving in the Galapagos Islands from the private dive yacht, Humboldt Explorer
Dive the amazing Galapagos Islands
(Photo: Galapagos Viewpoint)
ALL IN PRICE: $4,545 USD
This is a dedicated dive liveaboard, at an amazing rate!
Dive with Hammerhead Sharks, Galapagos Sharks, Sea Lions and so much more!
(Photo: Galapagos Diving with Sea Lions)
DATES: December 9-16, 2019
- 7-nights accomodation
- 2-4 dives daily including Wolf & Darwin Island
- Tanks, weights, belt
- In-water dive guides
- All meals & drinks
- Fuel surcharge
- Optional Nitrox (add'l $150 USD)
(Photo: Galapagos Liveaboard Humboldt Explorer)
ACT NOW! OFFER ENDS SEPTEMBER 10, 2019!
Subject to availability. Must arrive in Guayaquil on December 8. Deposit of 50% required to confirm booking, final payment September 8, 2019. All payments are non-refundable. Not including: Not including: flights, gratuities, Galapagos Nat’l Park fee, Tourist card, dive gear.
Day 1: Dive in the Galapagos Isands - Monday - San Cristobal
(1 Check Out Dive at Isla Lobos)
Guests fly to the Galapagos Islands from Mainland Ecuador, arriving in the late morning. The dive guides will meet the guests at the airport between 11:30 AM and 12:00 PM and escort them to the Galapagos liveaboard, Humboldt Explorer. Guests will board the vessel after 1:00 PM, have lunch and listen to the briefings. After the briefings, the Humboldt Explorer will depart for a short crossing to Isla Lobos for a check out dive and safety briefing. After dinner, the vessel will depart to the next scheduled destination.
Day 2 - Tuesday - Punta Carrion (2 Dives)
6:30 and 9:30 dives. Sightings include rays and schools of fish. Afternoon North Seymour land visit. Walk the path around North Seymour Island to see the large colonies of Blue Footed Boobies and Frigate Birds. Sighting of Sea Lions and Marine Iguanas are also common. Depart for Northern Islands. (16+ hour transit)
Day 3 - Wednesday - Wolf Island (4 Dives)
6:30, 10:30, 2:00 and 4:30 dives. Possible night dive. Sightings often include hammerheads, whale sharks, eagle rays, sea lions, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks. Night anchor at Wolf Island.
(Photo: Divers smiling after a dive)
Day 4 - Thursday - Wolf Island (2 Dives)
6:30 and 9:30 dives Transit to Darwin Island (2 Dives) 2:00 and 4:30 dives Sightings often include hammerheads, red-lipped batfish, eagle rays, sea lions, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks.
Day 5 - Friday - Darwin Island (4 Dives)
6:30, 10:30, 2:00 and 4:30 dives Sightings often include hammerheads, whale sharks (in season) eagle rays, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks. Transit to Wolf Island.
Day 6 - Saturday - Wolf Island (3 Dives)
6:30, 9:00 and 11:00 dives Sightings often include hammerheads, whale sharks (in season), eagle rays, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks. Long transit to Cousin’s Rock (20+ hours)
Day 7 - Sunday - Cousin's Rock (1-2 Dives)
6:30 and 9:30 dives (number of dives dependent on travel time from Wolf Island) This is a great macro diving with an excellent chance of seeing sea horses, sea lions and eagle rays. Lunch will be served while transiting to Santa Cruz (3 hours). Travel by bus to the Santa Cruz Highlands to visit the giant tortoises in their natural habitat. Visit the town of Puerto Ayora and the Darwin Centre on your own. Dinner on your own in Puerto Ayora. Return to the Humboldt Explorer at 8:30pm.
(Photo: Galapagos Giant Tortoise)
Day 8 - Monday - San Cristobal
Depart the vessel by 9 am. Guests are free to visit the beach in town to see sea lions and marine iguanas in their natural habitat or take a short walk to the Interpretive Centre. Transfer back to the airport for flight back to Quito or Guayaquil.