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Humboldt Explorer Galapagos Cruise

From $6,195 p.p.

Tour Summary

Discover the hidden wonders of the Galapagos Islands with a diving expedition on board the Humboldt Explorer. This extraordinary cruise boasts eight air-conditioned rooms, each with private bathrooms. Most cabins can be arranged to provide two twin beds or one large bed, depending on guest needs. The cabins are conveniently located on the main and lower decks, providing easy access to all the amenities. Safety and reliability are paramount on the Humboldt Explorer, ensuring an exceptional, first-class Galapagos experience.

Exploring the Galapagos Islands for a week presents a unique challenge, as each landing site offers different sights and encounters. The astounding diversity creates variations in landscapes and marine life even between adjacent bays and islands. Unlock the wonders of the Enchanted Isles with a Galapagos cruise to visit multiple islands in comfort and style. Don’t miss out on our incredible Galapagos last-minute cruise deals! Start planning your dream getaway today and witness the magic of the Galapagos firsthand.

Highlights

  • checkVisiting GalapagosOur Galapagos advisors have the required expertise to help you live a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the Enchanted Isles.
  • checkAbout Humboldt ExplorerThe Humboldt Explorer offers the highest quality diving experience for those who love the underwater world.
  • checkDesignMost cabins can be arranged to provide two twin beds or one large bed depending on guest needs. Cabins are located on the main and lower decks.
  • checkSocial AreasThe air-conditioned salon on the main deck includes dining tables, a bar, TV, CD/DVD player, video library, and lounge area. A partially covered sundeck with a jacuzzi and ample seating areas is located on the top level.
  • checkSafety EquipmentThe Humboldt Explorer Galapagos Cruise operates in accordance with the requirements of the International Maritime Organization guidelines.

General information

Class

First class.

Capacity

16 passengers.

Construction year

2009.

Type

Diving yacht.

Length

111.5 ft / 34 m.

Width

21 ft / 6 m.

Cabins

Lower deck: 6 standard.
Main deck: 2 standard.

AC

Yes.

Operational arrival flights

AVIANCA – AV1632 (UIO – GYE – GPS)
LATAM – XL1411 (UIO – GYE – GPS)
LATAM – XL1413 (UIO – GYE – GPS)

Itinerary

DIVING ITINERARY (8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS)
  • DAY 1 BALTRA AIRPORT (MONDAY)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Baltra

    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 1:00 p.m., have lunch, organize the equipment, and listen to the safety briefings.

    • ActivityActivity:Arrival. Walking. Diving.
    • mealMeal:Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 2 NORTH SEYMOUR (TUESDAY)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Origin Theory & Evolve - North Seymour Island

    First, equipment check; then, 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. dives. Sightings include rays and schools of fish. Afternoon visit to North Seymour: walk the path to see the large colonies of blue-footed boobies and frigatebirds. Sightings of sea lions and marine iguanas are also common. Next, depart for the Northern Islands (16+ hour transit).

    • ActivityActivity:Diving. Cruising.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 3 WOLF ISLAND (WEDNESDAY)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Diving

    Set dives today happen at 6:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Possible night dive. Sightings often include hammerhead, whale, Galapagos, and silky sharks; along with eagle rays, and sea lions. Night anchor at Wolf Island.

    • ActivityActivity:Diving.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 4 WOLF ISLAND - DARWIN ISLAND (THURSDAY)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Darwin-Arch

    We’ll do two dives on Wolf Island at 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. before moving on to Darwin Island for two more dives, at 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sightings often include hammerheads, Galapagos, and silky sharks; as well as red-lipped batfish, eagle rays, sea lions.

    • ActivityActivity:Diving.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 5 DARWIN ISLAND (FRIDAY)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Shark-Bay

    Today’s four dives happen at 6:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 4:30 p.m. Sightings often include hammerheads, whale (in season), Galapagos, and silky sharks; and eagle rays. Transit to Wolf Island.

    • ActivityActivity:Diving.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 6 WOLF ISLAND (SATURDAY)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Vicente-Roca-Penguin

    Today we do three dives, at 6:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. Sightings often include hammerheads, whale (in season), Galapagos, and silky sharks; and eagle rays. Long transit to Cousin’s Rock (20+ hours).

    • ActivityActivity:Diving.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 7 COUSIN'S ROCK - SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS (TUESDAY)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Santa Cruz Highlands

    The number of dives today is dependent on travel time from Wolf Island. We will dive at 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. This is a great macro diving with an excellent chance of seeing sea horses, sea lions, and eagle rays. Lunch will be served en route to Santa Cruz (3 hours), where a bus ride to the highlands takes you to see Galapagos 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 8:30 p.m.

    • ActivityActivity:Walking. Diving.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single accommodation.
  • DAY 8 BALTRA AIRPORT (SATURDAY)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Transfer Baltra

    AM/PM: After a week of unforgettable experiences, it is time to bid farewell to this enchanting land. As you’re transferred to Baltra Airport, take the magic of the Galapagos Islands with you to seal memories to last for a lifetime.

    • ActivityActivity:Walking. Departure.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.

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Live Humboldt Explorer Galapagos Cruise Availability

Travel Date

Number of Adults

Number of Kids

Inclusions

  • Bus Transport Transfers airport-yacht-airport in Galapagos.
  • Airport reception and assistance.
  • Single or double accommodation. Triple accommodation under request/availability.
  • Tour Guide Expeditions as detailed in the itinerary, led by a bilingual naturalist guide.
  • Tour Guide Top bilingual (English / Spanish) Park-certified guide.
  • assistance Cruise service officer.
  • Activities Daily activity briefing.
  • Meals All meals plus snacks.
  • Meals Soft drinks.
  • Captain's welcome and farewell cocktail.
  • Gear Equipment Use of sea kayaks and paddleboards.
  • Gear Equipment Expedition gear.
  • Exclusion Exclusions

    + Round trip to Galapagos.
    + Galapagos National Park entrance fee: USD 100 p.p. (subject to change).
    + Migratory control card: USD 20 p.p. (subject to change).
    + Alcoholic beverages.
    + Personal expenses.
    + Optional tips for the guide.
    + Personal travel insurance.
    + Micro SD Card.

Additional information

  • It is suggested to have valid travel and medical insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage. Please inform the team of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary without prior notice due to weather conditions, availability, National Park regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • When flying to Galapagos from Quito or Guayaquil, we recommend arriving in the city at least 24 hours before your flight, to avoid inconveniences in case of flight delays. Cruise departures have fixed schedules and extra fees may occur for reaching the cruise on another day.
  • All cruises are subject to availability. Since cruises have fixed departures, please check dates and itineraries with the team before booking the cruise and flight tickets. Because the Galapagos is a high-demand destination, availability changes every day. Rebecca Adventure Travel will try to fix your dates with the options available at the time of booking.
  • Keep in mind that some cruises require you to arrange the flight tickets directly with them, otherwise, they will charge an extra fee. Please check with the team and they will share the complete information before proceeding with your flight ticket arrangement.

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