Galapagos
Islands
Soft Adventure
Trip Style
Tourist Superior
Cruise Category

About the M/V Tiburon Explorer Galapagos

The NEW, elegant & spacious 16-passenger M/V Tiburon Explorer Galapagos diving liveaboard provides 9 air-conditioned staterooms located on the main and lower decks; all of which have private bathrooms and ocean views. All nine cabins have twin beds and the cabins can be converted to queen beds for couples. The yacht features partially covered sun deck with a jacuzzi and ample seating, salon area with dining, bar and entertainment area. The Tiburon Explorer Galapagos diving liveaboard large dive deck includes a bathroom, large camera table with charging station, individual storage areas, rinse bins for cameras and another for gear. Diving operations are conducted from two large pangas (tenders), easily boarded from the dive deck.
 
Cruise features
Daily cleaning Audio and video service Library
Cabins with TV Bar with A/C A/C cabins
Terrace Indoor living room Hot water shower
Outdoor Dining Made especially for diving Charging stations
Private bathrooms paid internet Non-smoking room
Outdoor showers Cabins with sea view Separate rinse for underwater camera
Dedicated local and international crew Rest platform BBQ on the beach
BBQ area Available for rent Jacuzzi
Naturalist Guide    

 

 


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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 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.

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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)


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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


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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

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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)

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THURSDAY: CABO DEOUGLAS (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)

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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.

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SATURDAY: BALTRA

Depart the vessel by 9 am. Transfer to the airport

NOTE: Cruise Itinerary is subject to change due to Galapagos National Park dispositions or to circumstances  beyond our control (force majeure).

Above prices include:

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

Above prices do not include:

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

Important Notes:

  • All rates are Net Rates in US Dollars per person.
  • We recommend that you bring your own gear as it fits best and will make you feel more comfortable with Galapagos’ diving conditions.
  • Any rental payments made onboard are subject to a 15% local tax and fees increase.
  • Please note that limited sizes and quantities are available. We recommend you reconfirm your rental needs at the moment of booking.
  • Refund fees are applicable to any lost or damaged equipment rented. Refund fees will be confirmed at the moment of booking.
  • Rental rates are subject to change.

 

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