Humboldt Explorer Yacht

Tous les départs du Humboldt Explorer

Ambiance: Internationale.
Spécial: Plongées exceptionnelles.
Formule: All Inclusive. 7 à nuits à bord.

IMPORTANT: Seuls les plongeurs expérimentés sont acceptés à bord.

- Minimum 100 plongées.
- Expérience en eau froide.
- Etre confortable en surface dans de mauvaises conditions de mer.
- Etre capable de nager à contre-courant, bonne condition physique.
- Etre capable de se sauver soi-même, sans l’intervention d’un guide.
- Etre capable de descendre rapidement, pas de check en surface.

infosTarifs, dates et devis

Voyage croisière plongée aux Galapagos à bord du Humboldt Explorer Yacht :
Un bateau récent de 32 mètres équipé pour 16 plongeurs. Toutes les cabines offrent la vue sur l’océan. Les cabines sont aménagées confortablement avec une salle de bain privée.

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HUMBOLDT EXPLORER CRUISE 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 that there is a large camera table and rinse tank for cameras.

INFORMATIONS

GALAPAGOS - Inclus dans nos croisières

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 - ($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.

CIRCUIT

Monday: San Cristobal - (1 Dive at Isla Lobos)
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 Humboldt Explorer. Guests will board the vessel after 1:00pm, have lunch and listen to the briefings. After the briefings, the Humboldt Explorer will depart for a short crossing to Isla Lobos for a check out dive and safety briefing. After dinner the vessel will depart to the next scheduled destination.

Tuesday: Punta Carrion - (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 Northern Islands. (16+ hour transit)

Wednesday: Wolf Island (4 Dives)
6:30, 10:30, 2:00 and 4:30 dives. Possible night dive.
Sightings often include hammerheads, whale sharks, eagle rays, sea lions, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks.
Night anchor at Wolf Island.

Thursday: Wolf Island (2 Dives)
6:30 and 9:30 dives
Transit to Darwin Island (2 Dives)
2:00 and 4:30 dives
Sightings often include hammerheads, red-lipped batfish, eagle rays, sea lions, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks.

Friday: 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

Saturday: Wolf Island (3 Dives)
6:30, 9:00 and 11:00 dives
Sightings often include hammerheads, whale sharks (in season), eagle rays, Galapagos sharks and silky sharks.
Long transit to Cousin’s Rock (20+ hours)

Sunday: Cousin’s 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.
Visit the town of Puerto Ayora and the Darwin Centre on your own. Dinner on your own in Puerto Ayora. Return to the Humboldt Explorer at 8:30pm.

Monday: San Cristobal
Depart the vessel by 9 am. Guests are free to visit the beach in town to see sea lions and marine iguanas in their natural habitat or take a short walk to the Interpretive Centre.

Return to Mainland
Transfer back to the airport for flight back to Quito or Guayaquil.

GALAPAGOS - Formalités et infos pratiques

Pour l’entrée aux Galapagos un visa est obligatoire, il est obtenu sur présentation de votre passeport à votre arrivée dans le pays. Les citoyens Suisses et de l’Union Européenne doivent être détenteurs d’un passeport valable six mois après la date de retour. Les autres citoyens doivent se renseigner auprès de leur ambassade.

Vaccinations obligatoires & Conseils médicaux aux voyageurs
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