M/V GALAPAGOS SKY

$6,595.00

 This luxury live-aboard hosts 16 passengers in 8 well appointed cabins. We operate year round (schedule).

Built to exceed any/all international safety standards, M/V Galapagos Sky (specifications) is not only your live-aboard dive platform to the undersea wonders of Galapagos – but also has the crew, chefs, and amenities for you to enjoy five-star service during your entire trip.

Is the only boat authorized by the Galapagos National Park to offer two types of itineraries: 8 days as full diving–live aboard getting to visit the most renowned islands for diving (Darwin and Wolf) and 8 days as a naturalist cruise (cruise tourism), where you will be able to explore the most outstanding flora and fauna.

ITINERARY A – 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

DAYS: DESCRIPTION
SUNDAY (EMBARKATION DAY)
Isla lobos – Check out dive
MONDAY Bartolome Land walk
Cousins 2 dives
TUESDAY Tues – 4 dives a day at Wolf plus a night dive
WEDNESDAY Wed – 4 dives at Darwin
THURSDAY Thurs – 3 dives total, 2 at Darwin and 1 afternoon dive at Wolf before long transit back to central islands
FRIDAY Cabo Douglas 1 dive – Marine iguana dive
Punta Vicente Roca up to 2 dives and Panga ride if time allows
SATURDAY Northeast tip of isla Pinzon/Islote dumb – 1 dive
puerto Ayora/Highlands tour
SUNDAY interpretation center
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Ecuador Travel Online reserves the right of making any change without previous notification, to the itinerary according to circunstances, this could be Galapagos National Park regulations notifications, weather conditions, availability, safety concerns or any other demanded condition which matters may cause your guide or captain to change the time or nature of visits.

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ITINERARY A – 8 DAYS

Included

 

INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
Rates include: Cabin accommodation, all meals, snacks, beverages (including Beer and Wine with Dinner), air or nitrox filled tanks, weights, weight belt, up to 4 dives per day on 5.5 days for 7-night cruises/ 8.5 days of diving on 10 night cruises, 3 land excursions, service of naturalist guides/ dive masters, transfers in the Islands between airport and dock from flights arriving before 1:00pm (13:00), all other Galapagos Sky services and amenities. Rates do not include: Trip interruption or Cancellation Insurance, Diver’s Addident Insurance, International airfare to Ecuador, Domestic Airfare to the Galapagos Islands, Galapagos National Park entrance fee, Transit card, hyperbaric chamber fee, gratuities to guides and crew.

Deck Plan / Specifications

Technical Specifications
Category: Luxury Class
Launched: 2001
Length: 100 feet / 30,48 meters
Beam: 24 feet / 7 meters
Cruising Speed: 12 knots
Capacity: 16 passengers in 8 luxury cabins
Crew: 11 including your Captain and two naturalist guide
Engines: (2) 402 HP Caterpillar, 8-cylinder turbo diese
Water capacity: 5,000 gallons / 18,921 liters
Fuel capacity: 5,400 gallons / 20,435 liters
Electric Power: 110V and 220V
Accommodation:* Accommodations include eight private en-suite cabins. Four Master cabins on the upper deck with two twin or one king size bed options and Four Deluxe Cabins on the lower deck with two twin bed set-up. Each cabin features a private head/shower, mirrored cabinet and wardrobe, bathrobes, hairdryer and biodegradable, marine safe toiletries.

The elegant M/V Galapagos Sky is fully air conditioned and features 3 spacious lounge areas and fine dining area. Two certified naturalist dive guides, up to four dives a day and 3 land touring opportunities ensure that your voyage will have ample underwater time and some topside encounters to discover the magic of Galapagos diving.

Safety & Navigation: Built to exceed any/all international safety standards, Sky is not only your live-aboard dive platform to the undersea wonders of Galapagos – but also has the crew, chefs, and amenities for you to enjoy five-star service during your entire trip. Safety Aids: EPIRB (emergency position indicator radio beacon)
Navigational Aids:  VHF and HI-SUB radios, GMDSS, color radar, echo sounder, Furuno GPS

Remarks

Divers need at least 50 inmertions and their PADI license Additional Services

Additional services offered on Galapagos Sky

  • Dive gear equipment rental rates:
  • We highly recommend that divers bring their own gear. Advanced diving conditions that are common in Galapagos truly call for divers to be in their own, known and proper fitting gear.
  • Keep in mind Limited Sizes & Quantities are available. Please note that we do not rent or sell gloves, torches/underwater lights or dive knives.
  • Full Gear Rental Package – $250 for full set (BCD, Reg-set, & wetsuit, mask, snorkel, and fins). Excludes computer and gloves.
    BCD – $80 per charter
    Reg & Gauge Set – $80 per charter
    Computer – $75 per charter
    7mm Wet Suit – $45 per charter
    Hood– $25 per charter
    Fins/Booties – $25 per charter
    Mask & Snorkel – $25 per charter
    125 cu ft/15 L tank upgrade – $60 per charter
    All gear rental payments are paid directly on M/V Galapagos Sky at the end of the cruise. Cash and Visa/MasterCard are accepted.
  • 14% VAT is added to on board credit card charges. This includes any items purchased from our boutiques, drinks purchased at the bar, gratuities for the guides and crew, gear rentals and upgraded tank rentals.

Terms & Conditions

Cancellations made up from the confirmation date to 120 days or more prior to the cruise departure date, have a cancellation fee of $500 per passenger.
Cancellations made between 119 and 71 days before the cruise departure date have a cancellation fee of 40% of the total tour cost.
Cancellations made between 70 and 41 days before the cruise departure date have a cancellation fee of 80% of the total tour cost.
Cancellations made between 40 and 0 days before the cruise departure date have a cancellation fee of 100% of the total tour cost.
In case of cancellations, they must be requested formally through email.

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