M/Y Humboldt Explorer
Humboldt Explorer accommodates 16 passengers in eight air-conditioned double cabins on main and lower decks. All cabins have ocean view, TV/ DVD, hot water, private bathrooms and showers, all rooms except rooms 3 & 4 (forward below decks) can be converted to either one queen bed or two twin beds.
Capacity: 16 passengers on board
Length: 106 ft. (32.3 meters)
Beam: 21.3 ft. (6.5 meters)
Draft: 8.2 ft. (2.5 meters)
Speed: 10 knots
Cabins: Eight double cabins with private bathrooms, hot water, air conditioning, and ocean view, TV / DVD.
Social Areas: Air-conditioned social areas. Covered back deck and sundeck with Jacuzzi.
Crew: Seven crewmembers plus a naturalist diving instructor and a diving instructor assistant
Safety Equipment: Life rafts (2), life rings/strobes, life vests/strobes, emergency position locator, flares, oxygen and first aid equipment
Air Systems: Two electric Bauer compressors with nitrox membrane, producing 32% nitrox, bank storage
Tenders: Rigid hull inflatables (2), used for passenger transport and diver pickup
Diving Equipment: A large staging area, air compressor, tanks, weights and rental diving equipment
Nitrox is available and that there is a large camera table and rinse tank for cameras.
All safety equipment complies with international Coast Guard regulations
Your diving experience will include Galapagos sharks, schooling hammerheads, marine turtles, and schools of tuna, eagle rays, sea lions, whale sharks and more!!!
Itinerary A (8D/7N Monday to Monday)
Monday: San Cristobal Airport
PM: Isla Lobos
Tuesday: AM: Punta Carrion
PM: North Seymour
Wednesday: Wolf Island
Thursday: Wolf Island
Transit to Darwin Island
Friday: Darwin Island
Transit to Wolf Island
Saturday: Wolf Island
Long Transit to Cousin´s Rock
Sunday: Cousin’s Rock
PM: Santa Cruz: Highlands
Monday: San Cristobal: Interpretation Centre
San Cristobal Airport
3 meals daily, plus between-dive snacks
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
2-3 dives a day (days vary)
Use of tanks, weights and belts
Rate does not include:
Airport transfers in Quito or Guayaquil
Flights to/from Galapagos
Last evening meal (Sunday)
Wetsuit, BCD, regulator
Rental, instruction, and retail charges
Dive computer, fins, masks, booties, gloves, hoods
Trip Cancellation & Dive Accident Insurance
Quito/Guayaquil departure taxes
Premium Alcoholic Beverages
Galapagos National Park tax - $100 pp, cash only.
payable upon arrival at Galapagos Airport.
Ingala Transit Card - ($10 pp, cash only)
payable in cash at Quito or Guayaquil Airport of departure for Galapagos
Nitrox: $150 per person
Hyperbaric chamber fee $ 35 per person
Fuel Surcharge, $150 per person
Deposit Required Upon Reservation: 30% of regular rate
Final Payment / Balance Due: 90 days prior departure