M/V GALAPAGOS SKY
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
|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|
ITINERARY A – 8 DAYS
|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
|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|
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.