Humboldt Explorer

One of our favourite first-class live-aboard diving yachts.  Explore Darwin and Wolf islands for one the best diving experience of your life. 8 cruises. 16 passengers.

One of our favourite first-class live-aboard diving yachts.  Explore Darwin and Wolf islands for one the best diving experience of your life. 8 cruises. 16 passengers.

Diving the Galapagos Islands aboard this yacht 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.

Its itinerary includes a total of up to 20 dives and 3 land visits.  Only the Humboldt spends 4, not 3, days in the northern sites of Darwin and Wolf.  The yacht features partially covered sun deck with a jacuzzi and ample seating, salon area with dining, bar and entertainment areas. 

Humboldt Explorer Cabins

It 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.

Exterior

Interior

Itinerary

Monday

Morning: San Cristobal Island
Arrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

Evening: San Cristobal Island: Isla Lobos
This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores.

Tuesday

Morning: Santa Cruz Island - Carrion Point
A lagoon with beautiful turquoise water where you can see a variety of fish, rays and white-tip reef sharks.

Evening: North Seymour Island
Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.

Wednesday

Morning: Wolf Island
Schools of hammerheads meet up with barracudas and eels to offer the diver a spectacular view.

Evening: Wolf Island
Schools of hammerheads meet up with barracudas and eels to offer the diver a spectacular view.

Thursday

Morning: Wolf Island
Schools of hammerheads meet up with barracudas and eels to offer the diver a spectacular view.

Evening: Wolf Island
Schools of hammerheads meet up with barracudas and eels to offer the diver a spectacular view.

Friday

Morning: Darwin Island
Diving at Darwin is overwhelming as the water it is thick with hammerheads and large schools of fish.

Evening: Darwin Island
Diving at Darwin is overwhelming as the water it is thick with hammerheads and large schools of fish.

Saturday

Morning: Wolf Island
Schools of hammerheads meet up with barracudas and eels to offer the diver a spectacular view.

Evening: Wolf Island
Schools of hammerheads meet up with barracudas and eels to offer the diver a spectacular view.

Sunday

Morning: Santiago Island - Cousin's Rock
A great wall dive site for seeing a forest of black juvenile corals, seahorses, hammerheads, rays, etc.

Evening: Santa Cruz Island - Highlands
The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.

Monday

Morning: San Cristobal Island - Interpretation Center
A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos.
San Cristobal Island
Transfer to the Airport.

Technical 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

    Nitrox is available and there is a large camera table and rinse tank for cameras.

All safety equipment complies with international Coast Guard regulations

Features

Category
First Class
Type
Diving Cruise
Capacity
16
Departure day
Monday
Cruise Length
8 days
Normal price per person (8D/7N)
$ 4.290

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