M/Y PINGÜINO EXPLORER

$5,409.00

Pinguino Explorer gives a unique and unforgettable experience, with the best quality service. The boat has eight spacious cabins with private bathrooms. The master cabin on the main deck and superior cabins have windows and the lower cabins have portholes. All dives are done from a dive panga which offers easy access to all of the best dive locations. After each dive, guests can relax lounge, enjoy a drink from the bar, and review their photos using the onboard computer.

ITINERARY A – 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

DAYS   DESCRIPTION
TUESDAY: AM: Arrive to Baltra airport
  PM:  Check dive and briefing
WEDNESDAY: AM:  Bartholomew Island
  PM:  Rocas Cousin
THURSDAY: AM: Wolf Island, El Derrumbe – Shark Bay
  PM: Wolf Island, La Cueva
FRIDAY: AM: Darwin Island, Arco de Darwin
  PM:
SATURDAY: AM: Darwin Island
  PM:
SUNDAY: AM: Isabela, Punta Vicente Roca
  PM:
MONDAY: AM: Pinzón Island
  PM: Santa Cruz, Estacion Cientifica C. Darwin
TUESDAY: AM: Highlands – Baltra airport
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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 / 7 NIGHTS

Included

INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
DIVING CRUISE INCLUDES:

• Accommodation on board in double cabin with private bathroom.
• All meals, water, coffee and tea
• Diving and visits as mentioned in the itinerary (note that the itinerary is subject to change); English speaking dive instructor and divemaster
• All transfers in Galapagos (airport-yacht-airport transfers are only guaranteed if the flight has been booked through us)
• 12L Taque, Weights, Belts, Diving Safety Equipment (personal marine rescue GPS, storm whistle, surface marker tube)
• Towels.

DIVING CRUISE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

• Round trip flight to the Galapagos Islands
• Entrance to the Galapagos National Park (USD 100 pp)
• Traffic Control Card (USD 20 pp)
• Hyperbaric chamber rate (USD 35 pp)
• Full rental of diving equipment (BCD, regulator, mask, fins, 7mm neoprene suits, hoods, gloves, boots, dive computer, flashlight)
• Nitrox (USD 150 pp)
• Soft and alcoholic drinks
• Travel insurance (medical coverage, travel cancellation and diving accident insurance) and other personal elements.

Deck Plan / Specifications

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Type: Motor Yacht
Year: 1998 (Remodeled in 2015)
Category: Tourist superior
Capacity: 16 passengers (License granted by the Galapagos National Park)
Operation: The boat operates with a maximum of 16 divers or 16 naturalist passengers and minimum 8 divers or 8 naturalist passengers.
Crew: 10 members (Includes 1 Instructor Guide and 1 Dive Master Guide. For naturalist cruise, 1 bilingual naturalist guide.)
Length: 25 m
Beam:  5.5 m
Weight: 133 gross tons
Speed: 10 knots
Electricity: 110v/220v
Engines: 2 x 250 HP Caterpillar engines & 2x 55 KW Perkins generators
SAFETY SUPPORT FEATURES:
– 1 life raft (25 passengers)
– 2 x 50 HP Yamaha zodiacs
– VHF radios
– 2 Radars
– Depth sounder with alarm
– Searchlight and oars
– Bilge pump alarm
– Satellite & mobile phones
– Oxygen
– Complete first aid kit
– Fire extinguishers throughout the yacht
– Life jackets in cabins
All the equipment necessary for sailing in accordance with International Coast Guard regulations (Navigation, communication, rescue, first aid).
DIVING AND FACILITIES EQUIPMENT:
– 2 dive tank compressors
– Enriched air or Nitrox
– 50 aluminum scuba tanks with valves, belts and weights
(If you do not have your own diving equipment you can rent it on board, but please book it at least 15 days in advance of your trip).
All dives are done from a diving platform, allowing easy access to all the best diving sites. You will appreciate that the dive deck features both a camera rinse tank and table where Nitrox is available.

Remarks

Divers need at least 50 inmertions and their PADI license

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