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Dive Galapagos

2023 DATES, PRICES, SPACE AVAILABLE

 

$6195 PER PERSON

MAY 27-JUNE 03; 10 spaces

JULY 01-08; 10 spaces

$6995 PER PERSON

Apr 15-22; 4 spaces

Apr 29- May 06; 2 spaces, 1 female share

May 20-27;  1 male share

June 03- June 10;  6 spaces

June 17-24;  2 spaces

July 8-15;  12 spaces

August 12-19;   4 spaces, 1 male share
Aug 26- Sept 02;  8 spaces

Sept 02-09;  1 female share

Sept 23-30;  1 male share, 1 female share

Oct 07-14;  2 spaces

Oct 28- Nov 04;  4 spaces

Nov 11-18;  12 spaces

Dec 02-09; 14 spaces

Dec 09-Dec 16;  8 spaces

Dec 23-30;  8 spaces

The NEW, elegant & spacious 16-passenger M/V Tiburon Explorer Galapagos diving live-aboard provides 9 air-conditioned staterooms located on the main and lower decks; all of which have private bathrooms and ocean views. All nine cabins have twin beds and the cabins can be converted to queen beds for couples. The yacht features partially covered sun deck with a jacuzzi and ample seating, salon area with dining, bar and entertainment area.

The Tiburon Explorer Galapagos diving live-
aboard 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.

 

Included:

  • Accommodations

  • All meals

  • Soft drinks

  • Island sightseeing

  • Naturalist guides and lecture services in English/Spanish only

  • Wet suit rental, snorkeling gear

  • Taxes and transfers in the islands

 

Not Included: 

  • Air transportation to / from Galápagos and airport taxes (subject to change without previous notice).

  • Galápagos National Park entrance fee (US$ 100 subject to change without previous notice).

  • INGALA migration Control Card (US $ 20 subject to change without previous notice).

  • Alcoholic beverages, gratuities, gifts and additional items.

8D/7N Itinerary: Saturday - Saturday

Day 1: Saturday: Baltra (1 Check Out Dive at Punta Carrion)

Guests fly to the Galapagos Islands from Mainland Ecuador, arriving in the late morning. The dive guides will meet the guests at the airport between 11:30 am and 12 pm and escort them to the Galapagos liveaboard, Tiburon Explorer. Guests will board the vessel, have lunch and listen to the briefings. After the briefings, the guests will do a check out dive at Punta Carrion. After dinner the vessel will depart to the next scheduled destination.

 

Day 2: Sunday: Balta North (2 Dives)

6:30 and 9:30 dives
Sightings include rays and schools of fish.
Afternoon North Seymour land visit. Walk the path around North Seymour Island to see the large colonies of Blue Footed Boobies and Frigate Birds. Sighting of Sea Lions and Marine Iguanas are also common. Depart for Wolf Island (long transit)

 

Day 3: Monday: Wolf Island (4 Dives)

6:30, 10:30. 2:00 and 4:30 dives. Possible night dive.
Sightings often include hammerheads, whale shark (in season), eagle rays, sea lions, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks

 

Day 4: Tuesday: Darwin Island (4 Dives)

6:30, 10:30, 2:00 and 4:30 dives
Sightings often include hammerheads, whale sharks (in season) eagle rays, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks. Transit to Wolf Island

 

Day 5: Wednesday: Wolf Island (3-4 Dives)

6:30, 10:30, 2:00 and 4:30 dives
Sightings often include hammerheads, whale sharks (in season), eagle rays, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks. Transit to Cabo Douglas (12 hours)

 

Day 6: Thursday: Cabo Douglas (1-2 Dives)

Sightings include marine iguanas. Transit to Punta Vicente Roca
Punta Vicente Roca (1-2 Dives)
Sightings often include mola mola, turtles and macro life
Transit to Cousins Rock (10 hours)

 

Day 7: Friday: Cousins Rock (2 Dives)

6:30 and 9:30 dives
This is a great macro diving with an excellent chance of seeing sea horses, sea lions and eagle rays. Lunch will be served while transiting to Santa Cruz (3 hours). Travel by bus to the Santa Cruz Highlands to visit the giant tortoises in their natural habitat. Transfer to the town of Puerto Ayora.
Dinner on your own in Puerto Ayora. Return to the Tiburon Explorer at 8:30pm.

 

Day 8: Saturday: Baltra

Depart the vessel by 9 am. Transfer to the airport

  • 16 Guests

  • Speed 12 knots

  • Motor Vessel Diving Yacht

  • Length - 125 feet (38 meters)

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