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Humboldt Explorer

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The 16-passenger Humboldt Explorer Galapagos liveaboard provides eight air-conditioned rooms located on the main and lower decks; each has a private bathrooms, flat screen television and ocean view. All rooms except rooms 3 & 4 (forward below deck) can be converted to either one queen bed or two twin beds. The yacht features partially covered sun deck with a hot tub and ample seating, salon area with dining, bar and entertainment area.

The large dive deck includes a bathroom, large camera table with charging station, individual storage areas, rinse bins for cameras and another for gear. Diving operations are conducted from two large pangas (tenders), easily boarded from the dive deck.
 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

Registry: Pto Baquerizo Moreno, Galapagos Islands
Length overall: 111.5 ft (34 meters)
Beam: 21.3 ft (6.5 meters)
Draft: 8.2 ft (2.5 meters)
Tonnage: 169 ITC
Main engines: Detroit Diesel 6V92, 350 hp
Generators: 2x Perkins 73 kw
Maximum Speed: 10 knots
Fuel Capacity: 5,300 gallons (20,000 liters)
Range: 1,800 nm
Accommodations: 16 passengers in 8 air-conditioned rooms on main and lower decks, all with private bathrooms and showers. All rooms except rooms 3 & 4 (forward below deck) can be converted to either one queen bed or two twin beds. Up to 7 crew and 2 guides in crews' quarters.
Safety Equipment: Life rafts (2), life rings/strobes, life vests/strobes, emergency position locator, flares, oxygen and first aid equipment
Air Systems:2 electric Bauer compressors with nitrox membrane, producing 32% nitrox, bank storage
Tenders: Rigid hull inflatables (2), used for passenger transport and diver pickup
Accessories: Diving Equipment
 

DECK PLANS: 

 

ITINERARY:

Days aboard a Galapagos dive liveaboard, on the M / V Humboldt Explorer, generally involve a dive at 6:30 am followed by breakfast, a dive at 10:30 am, lunch at 12:00 pm and afternoon dives at 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm (On days with long inter-island transits, the number of dives will be reduced to 2-3 dives. Dinner is served at approximately 7:00 pm. Current National Parks guidelines, night dives and shore visits are strictly regulated The Humboldt Explorer must follow the island and shore tour program as outlined below.

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

8 DAYS ITINERARY DIVING
MON AM: San Cristobal Airport. Transfer to the boat                         
PM: Lobos Island
TUE AM: Punta Carrion
PM: North Seymour
WED AM: Wolf Island
PM: Wolf Island
THU AM: Wolf Island
PM: Transit to Darwin Island
FRI AM: Darwin Island
PM: Darwin Island
SAT AM: Wolf Island
PM: Wolf Island
SUN AM: Cousin’s Rock 
PM: Santa Cruz: Highlands
MON AM: San Cristobal: Interpretation Center 
San Cristobal Airport

 

 

RATES: 

 

 2021 HUMBOLDT EXPLORER YACHT PRICES PER PERSON
ITINERARY 8 DAYS
DIVING US$5,995
CHARTER US$ 95,920

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 7 nights/8 days aboard the vessel;
  • up to 4 dives daily (weather permitting);
  • 3 meals daily, except Sunday’s evening meal;
  • between-dive snacks;
  • towels, linens, etc.;
  • use of tanks, weights and weight belts;
  • all air fills;
  • transfers within Galapagos Islands for same day arrivals & departures;
  • local alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages. Rates may increase for existing reservations and will be confirmed no later than 12 months before the charter departure date.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Galapagos National Park fee ($ 100)
  • camera support fee ($ 35)
  • tourist card ($ 20) and fuel tax.
  • Airfare to the Galapagos Islands and additional pre / post cruise land options.
  • Guaranteed single occupancy is billed an additional 80% of the retail stateroom price
  • Fuel tax

OUR BEST GALAPAGOS LAST MINUTE DEALS FOR JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER

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ALYA CATAMARAN (LUXURY CLASS)

SEPTEMBER 01 - 05 / 5 DAYS / IT. A - $2528**

LA PINTA YACHT (DELUXE CRUISE)

AUGUST 11 - 15 / 5 DAYS / IT. EAST - $1990

ECOGALAXY II (FIRST CLASS)

AUGUST 25 - 30 / 6 DAYS / IT. C - $3304**

SAMBA (TOURIST SUPERIOR)

AUGUST 16 - 23 / 8 DAYS / IT. NW - $2940

NATURAL PARADISE (LUXURY CLASS)

AUGUST 09 - 13 / 5 DAYS / IT. A - $2123

TREASURE OF GALAPAGOS (FIRST CLASS)

AUGUST 09 - 13 / 5 DAYS / IT. A - $3177

SANTA CRUZ II (DELUXE CRUISE)

AUGUST 11 - 15 / 5 DAYS / IT. WEST - $1990

ANAHI YACHT (FIRST CLASS)

AUGUST 09 - 12 / 4 DAYS /IT. A2 - $2250

GALAXY YACHT (FIRST CLASS)

SEPTEMBER 13 - 17 / 5 DAYS / IT. A - $2044**

GRAND MAJESTIC (LUXURY CLASS)

SEPTEMBER 15 - 19 / 5 DAYS / IT. A - $3082**

NEMO II (FIRST CLASS)

AUGUST 18 - 21 / 4 DAYS / IT. SOUTH - $1050

MILLENNIUM (FIRST CLASS)

AUGUST 19 - 24 / 6 DAYS / IT. C - $2320

GALAPAGOS LEGEND (DELUXE CRUISE)

AUGUST 15 - 18 / 4 DAYS / IT. A - $2024

CATAMARAN NEMO I (TOURIST SUPERIOR CLASS)

AUGUST 15 - 19 / 5 DAYS / IT. SOUTH - $1400

ANGELITO (TOURIST SUPERIOR CLASS)

AUGUST 07 - 14 / 8 DAYS / IT. B - $2400

SEASTAR JOURNEY (LUXURY CLASS)

AUGUST 21 - 25 / 5 DAYS / IT. B - $1900

DAY TRIPS IN ECUADOR

OTAVALO INDIGENOUS MARKET
$ 50.00 USD PER PERSON
DEPARTURES: TUESDAY AND SATURDAY
PAPALLACTA HOT SPRINGS
$ 60.00 USD PER PERSON
DEPARTURES: FRIDAYS
MINDO CLOUD FOREST
$ 50.00 USD PER PERSON
DEPARTURES: TUESDAY & THURSDAY
COTOPAXI BIKE & HIKE
$ 55. 00 USD PER PERSON
DEPARTURES: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY
COTOPAXI AND QUILOTOA
$ 55. 00 USD PER PERSON
DEPARTURES: THURSDAY
CITY TOUR & MITAD DEL MUNDO
$ 45. 00 USD PER PERSON
DEPARTURES: EVERY DAY

OUR LOCATION IN QUITO

GALAPAGOS TOURS AND CRUISES
Address: Ulpiano Paez N21-74 y Robles, building VALLADOLID, Of. 104 
Office Tel: (593-2) 5016438  / Mobile: (593-9) 99256096
E-mail: info@dealsgalapagos.com
skype: ecuador.green.travel
msn: carmanrisle@gmail.com
ECUADORIAN PATENT REGISTRATION No. 276183
RIS REGISTRATION No. 1792319080001
TOURISM MINISTRY OF ECUADOR, LICENCE No. 110739
Quito – Ecuador

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