SAMPLE ITINERARY


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.

Sunday: Baltra 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)

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

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

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)

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)

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.

Saturday: Baltra

Depart the vessel by 9 am. Transfer to the airport.



PRICING

Main deck Staterooms (1-6): Twins or queen beds, dresser, closet and private ensuite bathroom with shower. Lower deck suites (7-9): large port windows, twin or queen beds, lounge area with sofa bed and private ensuite bathroom with shower.

 January 2022 - June 2022: $6,895
 July 2022 - June 2024: $6,995
July 2024 - June 2025: $7,195
Plus: Galapagos National Park Fee ($100), Chamber Support Fee ($35), Tourist card ($20), and fuel tax. Airfare to Galapagos Islands and land options before/after cruise additional. Guaranteed Single Occupancy is billed an additional 80% of the retail stateroom/suite price. Onboard charges may be paid in cash or with Visa or MasterCard only.  US Dollars larger than $20 are not accepted on board or at local banks.  Credit card payments aboard the vessel and elsewhere in Ecuador are subject to a 12% IVA and 5% service fee. 

Package includes: 7 nights/8 days aboard the vessel; up to 4 dives daily (weather permitting); 3 meals daily, except last evening's 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.

  • All pricing are in US Dollars, per person double occupancy.


Single supplement (for not sharing cabin) 80%


INCLUDED 
  • 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
  • Use of tanks, weights and weight belts
  • All air fills
  • Transfers within Galapagos Islands for same day arrivals & departures
  • Local alcohol
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Fuel tax is included in the retail price as of July 1st, 2021.
NOT INCLUDED: 
  • Flights to/from Galapagos
  • Dive instruction and retails sales
  • Dive gear rental (Wetsuit, BCD, regulator, dive computer, fins, masks, booties, gloves, hoods)
  • Crew gratuities
  • Trip Cancellation & Dive Accident Insurance
  • Premium Alcoholic Beverages
  • Galapagos National Park tax – USD 100 per person, cash only.
  • Ingala Transit Card USD 20 per person, cash only).
  • Nitrox: USD 150 per person.
  • Hyperbaric chamber fee USD 35 per person.
  • Fuel tax USD 150 per person (until June 30th, 2021).
DIVING EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRICES PER PERSON PER WEEK:
  • A Package -BCD, Regulator, Console, wetsuit (does not include computer) $ 250
  • Regulator Package with gauges, octopus and inflator $ 90
  • Computer $ 100
  • BCD $ 90
  • Full Body Wetsuit $ 75 (7mm)
  • Hooded Vest $ 35
  • Mask & Snorkel $ 25
  • Fins/booties $ 50
  • DIN/Yoke Adaptor (limited availability) $ 25
  • 15 Liters Tank $ 130
  • Nitrox fills $ 150 per week

Payment Terms
  • Deposit Required Upon Reservation: 30% of regular rate
  • Final Payment / Balance Due: 90 days prior departure
Individual Cancellation Terms
  • 8 months to 12 months before departure: 10% of regular rate
  • 6 months to 8 months before departure: 20% of regular rate
  • 90 days to 6 months before departure: 30% of regular rate
  • 89 to 0 days before departure: 100% of regular rate
Group Cancellation Terms
  • 12 months to 18 months before departure: 5% of regular rate
  • 8 months to 12 months before departure: 10% of regular rate
  • 6 months to 8 months before departure: 20% of regular rate
  • 90 days to 6 months before departure: 30% of regular rate
  • 89 to 0 days before departure: 100% of regular rate

    These terms apply to the original date booked. If passengers change travel date then these terms do not apply.
      All pricing are in US Dollars, per person double occupancy.