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M/Y Humbolt Explorer

JAN 1-JUNE 30, 2021-PRICES $ 5.495

JULY 1 DEC 31 2021 PRICES $ 5.995


Diving in Galapagos, including wolf darwin islands itinerary, for medium and experienced divers.



Tour does Not Include : *Flight ticket *$ 520 Quito/Galapagos/Quito *Galapagos National Park tax USD100 to be paid in cash upon arrival in Galapagos and Transit tourism card USD 20.00 *FUEL SURCHARGE $ 150 USD *Extra drinks, personal spending and tips. Travel cancellation insurance, which is strongly advised for all cruises. • Equipment rentals, • Nitrox refills. You must pay extra for these custom tank fills.• Premium imported alcoholic drinks, such as vintage wines.• Crew tips.

For the flights to Cristobal airport on Monday arriving you will be paying the park entrance fee,

Please note that these itineraries are examples only, and will change depending on local regulation, weather and logistics at the Captain’s discretion. Currently, each week the itinerary includes the same islands. The order of the island visits, however, is dictated by the Galapagos National Park and may vary weekly.

Monday: San Cristobal (1 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 and escort them to the Humboldt Explorer. Guests will board the vessel after 1:00pm, 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.

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)

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.

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.

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

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)

Sunday: Cousin’s Rock (2 Dives)
6:30 and 9:30 dives
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.

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.

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The Galaagos M/Y Humbolt Explorer is a First Class Galapagos Island charter yacht.

For diving in Galapagos, we have all cabins with windows, air-conditioning and a private bathroom. The yacht features wide sun-decks, a teak sundeck, Jacuzzi, wet bar,BBQ grill and comfortable dining / lounge areas.

Accomodation : 8 Double cabins with private baths. Air-conditioned cabins with hot shower.

  • Capacity: 16 divers and 7 crew.

  • Speed 10 knots

  • Length: 106 ft. Beam: 24 ft.

  • Custom built steel hull and superstructure.

  • 8 cabins for 16 divers,A/C,hot water, private bathrooms

  • Powered by two 200 hp turbo diesel engines and two 65 kw generators for continuous 24 hour operation.

  • 2,000 gallons fuel (diesel).9 knots cruising speed.

  • Fully air-conditioned.

    For diving in Galapagos, this yacht is Equipped with 2 GPS Satellite positioning systems, 2 Radar (24, 40 miles), Sonar,VHF, SSB radio-communications, EPIRB,

  • Fire alarm sensors and fire extinguishing systems.

    First Aid and DAN oxygen equipment on board the main vessel as well as O2 kits on both inflatables.

  • 40 U.S.C.G. approved life jackets, two inflatable oceangoing 12 passenger life-raft and two 10 passenger inflatables.

  • Large professionally arranged dive-deck-platform, with fourty two 80 ft3 aluminum tanks. Individual preparation space and gear storage is assigned to each diver. Fresh water is plentiful on the dive platform for showers and rinse tanks for cleaning gear., a battery charging station and an outside head are also available.

  • Unlimited compressed air, weights and belts are provided.We carry 2 powerful BAUER K-14 electric air compressors for quick refills and a state of the art Nitrox filling station.

  • Rental diving equipment. Lounge area features a CD music system, as well as a NTSC 25" color TV-Monitor with VHS/DVD video system and plugs for viewing your daily videos or films from our video library.

  • Fresh water: 600/gal/day desalinization plant, 2,000 gallons storage.

  • Electric current 110/220 AC + 12V.

  • Digital photography and personalized video available.


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