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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 and escort them to the Galapagos liveaboard, Majestic 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: Balta North (2 Dives) - North Seymour

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 (2 Dives) - Punta Vicente Roca (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) - Santa Cruz Highlands

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 Majestic Explorer at 8:30pm.

Saturday: Baltra

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



PRICING

All Staterooms: Twin or queen beds, dressers, closet and private ensuite bathroom with shower.

RATES 2018
Price per person: $5.895
Charter Rate: $ 82.530

RATES 2019
Price per person: $6.095
Charter Rate: $ 85.330

Single supplement (for not sharing cabin) 80%

PRICE OF THE DIVING CRUISE IS INCLUDING:

  • 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


PRICE OF THE DIVING CRUISE IS NOT INCLUDING:

  • 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 - ($20 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


DIVING EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRICES PER PERSON PER WEEK:

  • Full Scuba 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


CANCELLATION TERMS:
    • 6-8 months before charter         20% of regular price per space 
    • 3-6 months before charter         30% of regular price per space
    • Less than 3 months                    100% cancellation penalty