HUMBOLDT EXPLORER Galápagos Diving Cruises
We highly recommended our 8 or 15 days cruises to the North Islands of Darwin And Wolf. An impressive biodiversity which goes from the big schools of Hummer Head Sharks to the large and graceful swimming of the Whale Shark.
We are ready to show all the beauty of the Galápagos Islands with the professionalism you are looking for.
Live aboard including Darwin and Wolf Islands are recommnended for intermediate and advanced divers with experience in strong currents and 7 mm. we suit.
Large camera table
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.
8 air-conditioned rooms with
Private bath & showers
110 V outlets in bath & near bed
The M/V Humboldt Explorer comfortably accommodates 16 passengers in 8 air-conditioned rooms, all of which have private bathroom facilities. Most rooms have twin bunks that convert to larger beds for couples, flat screen televisions and all have windows to maximize the view of the Pacific Ocean and Galapagos Archipelago. Cabins are located on the main and lower decks. The air-conditioned salon on the main deck includes dining tables, TV, VCR, CD/DVD, video library and lounge area. Sunning/viewing areas, ample seating and a jacuzzi are located on the top level.
Galápagos Diving Itinerary
Day 1: San Cristobal (airport) - Sea Lion Islands (check out dive)
Day 2: Bartolomé (2 Dives)
Day 3: Wolf 3 dives
Day 4: Wolf 3 dives
Day 5: Darwin 3 dives
Day 6: Darwin 3 dives
Day 7: Cousin´s Rock (2 Dives) Puerto Ayora: Charles Darwin Station
Day 8: San Cristobal (airport)
What is Included?
Accommodations on board
All the meals
Purified drinking water, coffee, tea.
Diving instructor + Diving instructor assistance
All the transfers in Galápagos
What is Not Included?
Galápagos National Park Tax Free: 100 USD$
Ingala Tax: 10 USD$
Flight ticket to Galápagos
Personal Diving Equipment we suit, regulators, BCD, fins, mask, etc.
NITROX $150 USD PER WEEK.
In your Galapagos Diving experience you could see sharks like this!!!
Water temps in summer average 65°F,
70°F in winter
The weather in the Galapagos has water temperatures ranging from 65 -75 degrees F from December through May and 60 – 70 (F) June through November. Water temperatures are at the higher end of the scale in both Darwin and Wolf. Air temperatures range from 75 (F) or higher in the rainy season (December-May) to the mid 60’s (F) during the dry season (June – November), with nearly constant sea breezes.
You could be this diver, in the Galapagos Island
Currents can range from 1 to 5 knots at the sites we visit, and visibility is generally between 30 and 80 feet. Most divers are comfortable with a 7mm wetsuit June – November with a hooded vest and gloves and a minimum 5 mm wetsuit December - May. Gloves and hood are strongly recommended. Your dives will be done from the pangas with an easy backward roll into the water. After you dive, your tank will be lifted back into the panga and you will board via its stern ladders or with assistance from the side.