Accommodation

Humboldt Explorer accommodates 16 passengers in 8 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 belowdecks) can be converted to either one queen bed or two twin beds.

Specifications

  • Capacity: 16 passenger on board
  • Length overall: 106 ft (32.3 meters)
  • Beam: 21.3 ft (6.5 meters)
  • Draft: 8.2 ft (2.5 meters)
  • Speed: 10 knots
  • Cabins: 8 double cabins with private bathrooms, hot water, air conditioning, oceanview, TV/ DVD.
  • Social Areas: Air-conditioned social areas. Covered back deck and sundeck with jacuzzi.
  • Crew: 7 crew members 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: 2 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

Itinerary 8D / 7N Cruises

Monday to Monday - 8 days / 7 nights
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

2017 & 2018 LIVEABOARD AVAILABILITY

Humboldt Explorer
Accommodations: 2 cabins on the main deck,
6 cabins on the lower deck - 4 are convertible to 1 bed.
Cabins assigned on a first come, first served basis.
Humboldt Explorer: 2017
Price $4995 pp + $150 fuel surcharge.  Nitrox is $150.
JUL / AUG Available Spaces SEP Available Spaces NOV Available Spaces DEC Available Spaces
Jul 24-31 1 Sep 4-11 1 Nov 13-20 4 Dec 4-11 7
Jul 31- Aug 7 2 Sep 18-25 16        
               
               

 

 

Humboldt Explorer: 2018
Price $4995 pp + $150 fuel surcharge.  Nitrox is $150.
JAN Available Spaces FEB Available Spaces MAR Available Spaces APR Available Spaces
Jan 8 - Jan 15 8         Apr 9 -16 16
Jan 15-22 10         Apr 16-23 9
Jan 22-29 8         Apr 30 -May 7 2
Jan 29- Feb 5 16            
MAY Available Spaces JUN Available Spaces JUL Available Spaces AUG Available Spaces
May 14-May 21 9 Jun 4-11 14        
May 21-28 16 Jun 11-18 16        
May 28- June 4 3 Jun 18-25 16        
SEP Available Spaces OCT Available Spaces NOV Available Spaces DEC Available Spaces
Sep 10-17 12         Dec 10-17 16
            Dec 17-24 16
            Dec 24-31 16

Rates 2017

DESCRIPTION 8 DAYS CHARTER
Jan 1-Dec 31: $4.995 $69,930
Single supplement
(for not sharing cabin 80% - this means guest pays 180%) -
does not apply to specially priced weeks

Included

  • 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

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 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