Galapagos
Islands
Soft Adventure
Trip Style
Tourist Superior
Cruise Category

KEY FEATURES

  • The M/Y Astrea Galapagos Diving Cruise is a mid-range live aboard boat.
  • She offers comprehensive itineraries for divers and non-divers.
  • An ecofriendly diving experiences based on sustainable practices.
  • Cabins equipped with private facilities and air conditioning.
  • Comfortable sun deck and covered outside areas ideal for diving.

M/Y Astrea Galapagos Diving Cruise Description:

The M/Y Astrea is a unique Galapagos diving yacht featuring Diving and Naturalist (non-diving) itineraries. Guided by sustainable tourism principles, the Astrea will take you to the most remote locations in the Galapagos and the best diving sites disturbing the environment in the least possible way.

This midrange Galapagos cruise has an air-conditioned dining room with self-serve bar, air-conditioned salon with TV, video player, music system, computer, movie library, games, books, magazines, small sun deck and shaded area with sun chairs and towels.

Cabins & Accommodation: There are 8 cabins with private bathrooms: 4 bunk bed cabins with windows on the upper deck. 1 Master cabin with windows on the main deck (1 double bed and 1 upper bed). 3 bunk bed cabins with portholes on the lower deck.

All cabins include:

  • Air conditioning.
  • Bathroom with toilet and hot water shower.
  • Hand basin, soap, shampoo and towels.
  • Windows in Master and Upper deck cabins.
  • Portholes in lowers deck cabins.
  • Shelves, mirror and reading lights.
  • Fire detector and alarm system.
  • Fire extinguisher and life jackets.
  • 2-flat pin 110-220V electricity.
Technical Specifications 
Type  Motor Yacht
Category Tourist Superior
Length  90 feet / 28 m
Year 1998 – Remodeled in 2010-2012
Capacity  16 passengers
Beam 5.5 m
Lenght 25 m 
Weight 133 gross tons
Main Engines 2 x 250 HP Caterpillar engines
Electricity System  110V and 220V
Speed  8 knots
Hull  Fiberglass
Crew 10 members (Includes 1 Instructor Guide and 1 Dive Master Guide. For naturalist cruise, a bilingual naturalist guide.)
Security
  • 1 x life raft (25 pax.)
  • 2 x 50 HP Yamaha dinghies
  • VHF radios
  • 2 Radars
  • Sonar with alarm
  • Reflector and Whistle
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Epirb 106 RLS
  • Emergency Oxygen
  • Complete first aid kit
  • Fire extinguishers throughout
  • Life vets in cabins
  • Pump for fire extinguishing
  • Location: Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Islands
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8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS - DIVING A

dive-flag-galapagosTUESDAY – TUESDAY
TUESDAY Am. Baltra Island Airport – Transfer to boat Pm. Check Dive-North Baltra
WEDNESDAY  Am. Diving – Bartolome Point Pm. Diving – Cousin Rocks
THURSDAY Am. Diving – Wolves Island  Pm. Diving – Wolves Island
FRIDAY Am. Diving – Darwin Island Pm. Diving – Darwin Island
SATURDAY  Am. Diving – Wolves Island: Derrumbe & la Cueva Pm. Diving – Wolves Island: La Cueva
SUNDAY Am. Diving – Punta V. Pm. Diving – Marshall Corp
MONDAY Am.  Diving – Pinzón Island Pm.  Land – Santa Cruz Island: Ch. Darwin Station
TUESDAY Am. Santa Cruz Island – Highlands Baltra Island Airport
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8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS - NATURALIST B (non-divers)

land-tour-galapagosTUESDAY – TUESDAY
TUESDAY Am. Baltra Island Airport – Transfer to boat Pm: North Seymour Island
WEDNESDAY  Am: South Plazas Island Pm: Santa Fe Island
THURSDAY Am: Santa Cruz Island: Ch. Darwin Station Pm: Devil’s Crown/ Cormoran Point, Floreana Island
FRIDAY Am: Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill Pm: Chinese Hat Island
SATURDAY Am: Cowlly Islet Pm: Albany Islet
SUNDAY Am: Santiago Island: Egas Port Pm: Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
MONDAY Am:  Rabida Island Pm: Bartolome Island
TUESDAY Am. Mosquera Islet Baltra Island 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:

Transfers in Galapagos
Accommodation in double cabins
All meals during the cruise
Professional Bilingual Guide
Visits & Excursions according itinerary
Purify water, coffee and tea available during the cruise.

Divers Itinerary ONLY: 

2 – 4 immersions per day (for Diving Itinerary only)
Technical equipment: tanks, weights, weight belt
Diving Master 8/1 (8 divers for each Dive Master)
Pre-Breakfast

Above prices do not include:

Local flight to/from Galapagos
Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee US$ 100.00
Galapagos Transit card: US$ 20.00
Nitrox, Wetsuit, Boots, Fins, Mask, BCD, Oktopus
Soft & alcoholic Drinks
Tips
Services not indicated
Medical & Travel Insurance

Important Notes:
 
♦  All prices per person in US dollars.
♦  Christmas and New Year Supplement 20% 
♦  Single Supplement:  75% *  Ask for charter departures
Galapagos Diving Cruise Aastrea
Astrea Galapagos Cruise - Dinning
Astrea Galapagos Cruise - Sun Deck
Astrea Galapagos Cruise - Lobby
Astrea Galapagos Cruise - Cabin

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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
October 14, 2016

I was insecure of this cruise, but when i decided to book it I realized that was the best trip of my life.

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