M/Y Humboldt Explorer

General Description
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Diving the Galapagos Islands on board HUMBOLDT EXPLORER will allow you to experience an unknown world of beauty, wonder and marine life. You will see sea lions, turtles, hammerhead sharks, white tip sharks, dolphins, whale sharks, manta rays, Galapagos sharks, and huge schools of eagle and golden Rays.
 
Rechargin Station:
The dive deck is equipped with individual gear bins, large camera table, recharging station, air and nitrox filling stations, tank racks, and a separate fresh water rinse tank for underwater camera equipment. Diving operations are conducted from two large pangas (tenders), easily boarded from the dive deck. The Humboldt Explorer is also equipped with a satellite telephone for emergency calls worldwide. 

Accommodations:
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.

Technical Specifications:humboldt expl cab
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 humb restar

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 Centrehumboldt expl deck1
San Cristobal Airport

Rate Includes:
7 nights/8 days aboard the vessel
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
Hotel accommodations
Flights to/from Galapagos
Last evening meal (Sunday)
Wetsuit, BCD, regulator
Rental, instruction, and retail charges
Dive computer, fins, masks, booties, gloves, hoods
Crew gratuities
Trip Cancellation & Dive Accident Insurance
Quito/Guayaquil departure taxeshumb exp rest
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
Payment Terms:
Deposit Required Upon Reservation: 30% of regular rate
Final Payment / Balance Due: 90 days prior departure

Note: Itinerary is subject to change without prior notice depending on weather conditions or Galapagos National Park regulations.
 
 * Single supplement (for not sharing cabin 80% -this means guest pays 180%)

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