If you choose to cruise the Galapagos Islands on Humboldt Explorer, it will allow you to experience an unknown world of beautiful and wonderful underwater life. You will see lionfish, barracuda, dolphins, turtles, white tip sharks, whale sharks, hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks and huge schools of giant manta.
The Humboldt Explorer offers its guests exceptional facilities since August, 2009. It accommodates 16 passengers in 8 double cabins located both on main and the lower deck. Each cabin is air-conditioned. Every room has private en suite bathrooms and showers with hot water, a Plasma TV with DVD and wonderful vista to the ocean. Beds are convertible from twin to king sized ones, depending on the needs, and in all cabins.
The Humboldt Explorer Liveaboard operates 7-night Galapagos Island scuba diving charters, visiting Darwin & Wolf on every trip. Departures are every Monday from San Cristobal.
You will enjoy up to 4 dives per day, including a night dive, and have the opportunity to visit giant Galapagos Tortoise and blue footed boobies, as well as other species, during scheduled land excursions.
The Main Deck includes two rooms, both with spacious storage areas, indoor dining space and the big diving deck, while the Lower Deck includes only six guests’ rooms.
The saloon is fitted with comfy sofas and a large screen TV and DVD/CD system, library of movies, games books and magazines. The adjoining dining area features a buffet serving counter and 24-hour tea and coffee making facilities. Windows along both sides proving excellent views.
On the main deck, 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.
Guests can enjoy Jacuzzi or ample seating on partly covered sundeck, or they can relax in the open space lounge on the other part of the Sun Deck. Sun loungers and towels are also available.
The large diving deck consists of a bathroom, private storage spaces, clean tanks for different gear and cameras, big camera table and charging station. Diving is simply conducted from the large tenders on diving deck.
The Humboldt Explorer is rebreather friendly and Nitrox is available for certified divers.
Diving is conducted from one of two dive tenders which are boarded via the dive platform.
Humboldt Explorer serves 3 delicious meals each day as well as snacks and cookies in between dives.
- Up to 16 divers can be aboard
- 100 feet length
- 10 knots speed
- 110V electricity
- Complete diving equipment
- Camera table with clean bins for cameras
- Nitrox available
- Leisure Areas – Sundeck with covered part and indoor social areas (all air-conditioned)
- 7 crew staff
- Certified diving instructor with his assistant
- International regulations for safety equipment
The Humboldt Explorer can sleep up to 16 guests across its 8 well-equipped cabins. All the cabins are air-conditioned and have their own bathroom facilities . There is also a dresser and cupboard in each of the rooms together with a flat screen TV and DVD player. The 8 cabind each feature a window with great views. Please note that all rooms aside from cabins 3 and 4 on the lower deck can be adjusted to suit requirements – either a queen size bed or 2 twin size beds are available.
Cabin 1 & 2 (Main Deck):
Cabins 1 and 2 have either a queen size bed or 2 singles. The cabins are found on the main deck and boast stunning views of the surrounding ocean.
Cabin 3 & 4 (Lower Deck):
These cabins each have 2 single beds.
Cabin 5 – 8 (Lower Deck):
These cabins all have 2 single beds and a queen bed.