Diving Tours

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 5 days or more
  • Price: from USD 1,500
  • Highlights :

    Make you dreams come true and dive in the galapagos the way want!

    – Flexibility and a choice between various type of services : choose or « Pro » formula, a « live aboard » cruise for 8 days on board of a luxury Yacht with a supreme comfort and a personalized service. You can either choose our “relaxing” formula in 3*/4* hotels with two dives a day.
    – Exceptional diving submarine in world known sites.
    – Extremely rich and diversified sub marine fauna : manta ray, ray of light, eagle ray, galapagos shark, reef shark, hammerhead shark, barracudas gang, Moray eels, green turtle, Parrotfish, Fish-Frogs, and a impressive quantity of cliff fish… among many other marvels of the sea world.

    An unforgettable submarine holiday.

Diving Galapagos Cruise, Wolf and Darwin Islands « Live Aboard » – 8 Days on a First Class Yacht 

 Wolf and Darwin Island are located at the north of the Galapagos. Those Islands are out of the Touristic circuits. But theses islands own the best diving spots.

 

Yacht

Description of the Journey and Yacht

You’ll stay on board of a Yacht specially made for diving: 3 bridges and 100 feet long. You will make 4 dives a day to Wolf and Darwin. The immersion in strong current is know for presence of hammerhead and Galapagos sharks.

It’s also here you’ll live of the most amazing diving experience in professional diver life : a meet with a Whale-Shark !

  • Luxury Cabin : USD 5,195
  • Master Cabin : USD 5,495
Days

Itinerary

Sunday : Quito-Galapagos Flight. Arrival at the San Cristobal Island. Dive of control at Lobos Islet.

Monday : First immersion on Bartolome Island, walk on the island and second immersion at Cousins Rock Islet.

Tuesday : 4 Immersions on Wolf Island including a night session

Wednesday : 4 immersions on Darwin Island

Thursday : Immersion on Wolf Island, then 2 immersions before heading back to the main central islands

Friday : Immersion on Cape Douglas Site (on Fernandina Island), then 2 immersions on Punta Vicente Roca at the West of Isabela Island.

Saturday : Immersion on the North-Est of Pinzon Island then visit of Charles Darwin Scientific Station (or other site) and the Highlands of Santa Cruz

Sunday : Visit of the Interpretation center on San Cristobal Island then transfer to the airport in the end of the morning. Return to the continent

   

Diving Tour from 5 to 8 Days

Yacht

Description of the Journey and Yacht 

Departure from Puerto Ayora, you will embark on board of a super Motovelero model, extremely comfortable two-masted with it’s 4 sails, ideal for sailing lovers. Equiped of a dining room, lounge with TV, a mini-library and a mini-bar. Two dives a day made in different sanctuaries in the Galapagos.

Departure day choosingly

  • 5 Days : 3 outgoings, 6 total immersions, Hotel = USD 1,099
  • 6 Days : 4 outgoings, 8 total immersions, Hotel = USD 1,399
  • 7 Days : 5 outgoings, 9 total immersions, Hotel = USD 1,699
  • 8 Days : 6 outgoings, 12 total immersions, Hotel = USD 1,999

Two immersions per day, in different Galapagos sanctuaries. 

 

Fixed Days Itinerary 

Departure day choosingly

First Day : Arrival at Baltra airport, transfer at the Hotel

Last Day : After breakfast, visit of the twins crater then private taxi transfer or bus to the airport. End of the tour.

Reminder : Multiple sites of diving are submitted to change according to the weather conditions, divers experience and logistic.

Plan your arrival the day before your first day of activity, and don’t forget that you have to plan your return flight to the continent 24 hours after your last dive.

The boat owns every permission (like the operator) to visit to Galapagos Marina Reserve, and complete every DIGMER and DIRNEA requests

Day 01

Saturday

 Tour aboard the Yacht until North-Est Seymour to a first immersion. Snack on board. Second immersion in South Mosquera (Cliff and current). Level required : none. Middle and sometimes strong trends.

Possibility to see : Cliff-fishes, different types of ray, colonies of Eels, turtles, sea-lions, Moray eels, barracudas, white points and black cliff sharks, hammerhead sharks and sometimes galapagos shark.

 
Day 02

Sunday

Car transfer to Itabaca Canal. Sail to Daphne Mineur, an extinct volcano. First dive. Interval of snacks. Second dive in North Mosquera along the the submarine cliff. Lunch on board

Level required : none. Middle and sometimes strong trends.

 

Possibility to see : Giant ray Manta, Eagle ray, sea-lions, pelagic fishes, green turtles, hammerhead sharks, Sea horses.

 
Day 03

Monday

Transfer to Itabaca channel, navigation until Seymour, immersion in the channel of Seymour. Snack. A beautiful dive in South Mosquera. Launch on board. Boat tour until Puerto Ayora.

Level required : none. Middle and sometimes strong trends.

Possibilité to see : Cliff-fishes, barracudas, Eagle ray, colonies of Eels, turtles, sea lions, Moray Eels, pelagic fishes, and generally cliff sharks, and hammerhead. Sometimes Galapagos sharks.

 
Day 04

Tuesday

Car transfer to Itabaca channel. Boat tour and immersion in Daphne Mineur. Snack. Second immersion in North-Est Seymour. Launch on board.

Level required : none. Rocky and sandy bottom.

Possibility to see : Giant Ray Mantas, Cliff-fishes, eagle rays, eels, green turtle, sea lions colonies, sea horses, moray eels, barracudas, and generally cliff shark, hammerhead  sharks. sometimes Galapagos sharks.

 
Day 05

Wednesday

Two immersions in the well known extinct volcano Gordon Rocks site, one of the best diving site in galapagos to observe Sharks in bands. You can change this itinerary for a Plaza Island immersion to observe lots of sea lions.

 
Day 06

Thursday

Two immersions in Bartolome Island with the amazing volcanic landscape of Pinnacle Rock.

Level required : basic level. Middle trends, submarine cliff from 45 ft.

Possibility to see : Penguins of the Galapagos, hammerhead sharks, sea lions, anemones, sea urchin, sometimes octopus, moray eels, benches of chauffeur as well as the accomplice Diane

 
Day 07

Friday

Controlled dumping at sea, then two others incredible dives in Gordon Rocks

Level : World fame for medium and advanced divers. Strong currents.

Possibility to see : Hammerhead shark, Galapagos eels, rays, cliff-fishes, barracudas, and other big shoals of cliff-fishes.

   

This Yacht Tour includes : 

  • Transfer from Baltra – Hotel – airport
  • Hotel accommodations, in double bedrooms with possible sea vue and private bathroom.
  • Breakfasts in the hotel
  • Snacks and launch on the boat
  • Transport and two daily immersions in the Sanctuary of the Galapagos Sub marine reserve.
  • Diving Equipement
  • Diving Guide, bilingual (spanish-english) guaranteed by the National Galapagos Park
  • Personnel accident insurance on board and safety insurance civil

This Doesn’t include : 

  • Diving assurance
  • Air tickets
  • Galapagos National parc entrance fees (USD 100)
  • Transit taxes (USD 10)
  • Diner
  • Tips
  • Personnel costs
  • Banking transaction fees (USD 40 each)

On Option : 

  • Nitrox Tank ( USD 20 / per tank )  
  • Single room supplement ( USD 75 / per night)
  • Night diving and ground visit (on request)

The 8 days diving cruises includes :

  • Transfer from Baltra – Hotel – airport
  • Hotel accommodations, in double bedrooms with possible sea vue and private bathroom.
  • Breakfasts in the hotel
  • Snacks and launch on the boat
  • Transport and two daily immersions in the Sanctuary of the Galapagos Sub marine reserve.
  • Diving Equipement
  • Diving Guide, bilingual (spanish-english) guaranteed by the National Galapagos Park
  • Personnel accident insurance on board and safety insurance civil

This doesn’t include : 

  • Quito-Galapagos-Quito (USD 463) 
  • Galapagos National parc entrance fees (USD 100)
  • Transit taxes (USD 10)
  • Diner
  • Tips
  • Personnel costs
  • Banking transaction fees (USD 40 each)

On Option : 

  • Nitrox Tank ( USD 20 / per tank )  
  • Single room supplement ( USD 75 / per night)
  • Night diving and ground visit (on request)

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