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Astrea Dive Liveaboard Galapagos

Aqua:  25 mt in length / approximately 85 ft and cruises at 8 knots. The itinerary includes up to 19 dives and 2 land visits.  

Amenities: All cabins offer bunk beds and private heads with AC, hot water, reading lamps and storage space. Main and upper deck cabins have windows.  Lower deck cabins have portholes.  The salon and dining area are spacious with an entertainment center in the salon.  For those prone to allergies, all flooring is new carpet.  The dive deck is set up on 2 levels with the upper level being where wetsuits are stored and the bottom level offering individual dive stations where tanks and gear are set up.  The dive deck is minimal.

Rates 2019: Low season: $3995-$4195 pp. High season: $4595-$4795 pp. Nitrox $130. Rate does not include alcohol or soda.  

Itinerary:  Departures are from Baltra on Tuesday.

Day 1 Tue:  Arrive Baltra.  Check Dive
Day 2 Wed:  AM: Dive Bartolome.  PM:  Dive Cousins Rock.
Day 3 Thu:  Wolf
Day 4 Fri:  Darwin
Day 5 Sat:  AM: Darwin.  PM: Wolf
Day 6 Sun:  AM:  Punta Vicente Roca.  PM:  Cabo Marshall
Day 7 Mon:  AM:  Pinzon.  PM:  Darwin Station land visit.
Day 8 Tue: AM:  Santa Cruz Highlands.  Departure.

Total Dives:  Up to 19 dives
Total Land visits:  2 

Equipment Rental: A full kit rental is $275 for the week.  

Official Flight: Avianca Airlines

Tue: Flight AV 1632. Departs UIO 07:05 AM.  Departs GYE 08:40 AM.  Arrives GPS 09:30 AM
Tue: Flight AV 1633.  Departs GPS 10:10 AM.  Arrives GYE 13:00 PM.  Arrives UIO 14:35 PM

Gallery:  Click on an image to enlarge photos of the Astrea