Galapagos Diving Cruise - Tiburon Explorer Yacht

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The itinerary includes an adventurous journey through the Galapagos Islands aboard the Tiburon Explorer liveaboard. Guests will experience thrilling dives at various locations such as Wolf Island, Darwin Island, Cabo Douglas, Punta Vicente Roca, and Cousins Rock, with opportunities to encounter hammerhead sharks, whale sharks (in season), eagle rays, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, mola mola, turtles, and diverse macro marine life. Additionally, guests will have the chance to observe iconic wildlife such as Blue Footed Boobies, Frigate Birds, marine iguanas, and giant tortoises in their natural habitats. The itinerary combines exciting diving excursions with wildlife exploration and scenic visits to different islands, offering a comprehensive Galapagos experience.

8 Day Galapagos Itinerary

Day 1: Baltra Island (Saturday)

Saturday: 
Arrive in the Galapagos Islands from Mainland Ecuador in the late morning. Dive guides will meet guests at the airport between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm and escort them to the Galapagos liveaboard, Tiburon Explorer. Guests will board the vessel, have lunch, organize equipment, and attend safety briefings.

Day 2: Baltra North & North Seymour

Sunday: (2 Dives)
Gear check, dives at 7:00 am and 10:00 am.
Expect to see rays and schools of fish.
In the afternoon, visit North Seymour Island to observe Blue Footed Boobies, Frigate Birds, Sea Lions, and Marine Iguanas. Depart for Wolf Island (long transit).

Day 3: Wolf Island

Monday: (4 Dives)
Dives at 6:30 am, 10:30 am, 2:00 pm, and 4:30 pm, with a possible night dive.
Look out for hammerheads, whale sharks (in season), eagle rays, sea lions, Galapagos sharks, and silky sharks.

Day 4: Darwin Island

Tuesday: (4 Dives)
Dives at 6:30 am, 10:30 am, 2:00 pm, and 4:30 pm.
Anticipate sightings of hammerheads, whale sharks (in season), eagle rays, Galapagos sharks, and silky sharks. Transit to Wolf Island.

Day 5: Wolf Island

Wednesday: (3-4 Dives)
Dives at 6:30 am, 10:30 am, 2:00 pm, and possibly 4:30 pm.
Spot hammerheads, whale sharks (in season), eagle rays, Galapagos sharks, and silky sharks.
Transit to Cabo Douglas (12 hours).

Day 6: Fernandina Island: Cape Douglas & Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

Thursday: Cabo Douglas (1-2 Dives)
Observe marine iguanas during dives.
Transit to Punta Vicente Roca.

Punta Vicente Roca (1-2 Dives)
Spot mola mola, turtles, and macro life during dives.
Transit to Cousins Rock (10 hours).

Day 7: Cousins Rock & Santa Cruz: Puerto Ayora

Friday: Cousins Rock (2 Dives)
Dives at 6:30 am and 9:30 am.
Experience excellent macro diving with a chance to see sea horses, sea lions, and eagle rays.
Lunch served during transit to Santa Cruz (3 hours). Visit the Santa Cruz Highlands to see giant tortoises. Transfer to Puerto Ayora. Dinner on your own in Puerto Ayora. Return to the Tiburon Explorer by 8:30 pm.

Day 8: Baltra Island

Saturday: 
Disembark the vessel by 9:00 am. Transfer to the airport.

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8 Day Galapagos Itinerary Includes

  • 7 nights/8 days aboard the vessel
  • Up to 4 dives daily (Weather Permitting).
  • 3 meals daily, except Sunday’s evening meal
  • Between-dive snacks
  • Towels, linens
  • Use of tanks, weights and weight belts
  • All air fills
  • Transfers between vessel and airport for same day arrivals & departures
  • Local alcohol
  • Non-alcoholic beverages

8 Day Galapagos Itinerary Does not Include

  • Flights to/from Galapagos
  • Dive instruction and retails sales
  • Dive gear rental (Wetsuit, BCD, regulator, dive computer, fins, masks, booties, gloves, hoods)
  • Crew gratuities
  • Trip Cancellation & Dive Accident Insurance
  • Premium Alcoholic Beverages
  • Galapagos National Park tax – USD 100 per person, cash only.
  • Ingala Transit Card USD 20 per person, cash only).
  • Nitrox: USD 150 per person.
  • Hyperbaric chamber fee USD 35 per person.
  • Fuel tax USD 150 per person.

8 Day Galapagos Itinerary Highlights

  • Witness Blue Footed Boobies, Frigate Birds, and other bird species at North Seymour Island.
  • Enjoy dives with sightings of hammerhead sharks, whale sharks (in season), eagle rays, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, mola mola, turtles, and diverse macro marine life.
  • Observe giant tortoises in their natural habitat at the Santa Cruz Highlands.
  • Experience exceptional macro diving with sea horses, sea lions, and eagle rays.
  • Encounter marine iguanas during dives.

Meals Included

  • Breakfast Served Daily
  • 7 Dinners
  • 8 Lunches
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Galapagos Diving Cruise - Tiburon Explorer Yacht
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