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The Humboldt Explorer itinerary includes a total of up to 20 dives and 3 land visits.  Only the Humboldt spends 4, not 3, days in the northern sites of Darwin and Wolf.  The yacht  accommodates 16 divers in 8 air-conditioned cabins located on the main and lower decks; each has a private bathroom, flat screen television and ocean view. All cabins have convertible beds offering either two twins beds or one queen. The yacht features partially covered sun deck with a jacuzzi and ample seating, salon area with dining, bar and entertainment areas.

The large dive deck includes a bathroom, large camera table with charging station, individual storage areas, rinse bins for cameras and another for gear. Diving operations are conducted from two large pangas (tenders), easily boarded from the dive deck. Safety equipment includes:  Life rafts (2), life rings/strobes, life vests/strobes, emergency position locator, flares, oxygen and first aid equipment.

Rates:  2017: $4995 pp. 2018: $5095 pp. Fuel surcharge $150.  Nitrox $150.  

Discounts:  Non-Diver 10%.  Book 2 consecutive weeks and get a 15% discount on the 2nd week.  

Itinerary:  (Monday departures)

Mon Day 1:  Arrival, Check dive
Tue Day 2:  AM: Punta Carrion 1 dive PM: N. Seymour Land Visit
Wed Day 3:  Wolf up to 4 dives
Thu Day 4:  AM: Wolf 2 dives PM: Darwin 2 dives
Fri Day 5:  Darwin up to 4 dives
Sat Day 6:  Wolf up to 4 dives
Sun Day 7:  AM: Cousins Rocks 1 dive. PM: Santa Cruz Highlands land visit.  Darwin Station visit.
Mon Day 8:  Interpretation Center (optional and independent). Departure.

Total Dives: Up to 19 
Total Land Visits: 3 

Equipment Rental: Full kit rental is $250 per week / computer rental $15 per day.

Official Flight: Avianca Airlines 

Mon: Flight AV1630: Departs UIO at 10:10 AM.  Departs GYE at 11:50 AM.  Arrives SCY at 12:40 PM.  
Mon: Flight AV1631: Departs SCY at 13:20 PM.  Arrives GYE at 14:10 PM.  Arrives UIO at 17:45 PM.
 

Gallery: Click on an image to enlarge photos of the Humboldt Explorer.