Tourist Superior Yacht is the ideal choice for younger sportive people.The yachts
design provides all facilities and equipment for scuba diving for beginners
or experienced divers. Combined with an excellent service and sportive
adventures on land excursions, snorkeling trips and dinghy rides, it offers
a very good value for divers and non-divers
Built in 2000, Length:
Cruise Speed: 9 knots,
Engines: Detroit Diesel 500 hp, 2 electricity generators
Navigation equipment: Radar,
GPS, echo sounder, HF, VHF, beacon radio,
2 motor dinghies with
capacity for 16 passengers
Security: 2 inflatable life rafts for 12 persons, fire system, life
jackets, first aid kit
2 suites and 6 double
cabins with private bathroom, hot water and air condition,
comfortable bar and
lounge area, TV, VHS, radio and sundeck.
7 persons and
multi-lingual naturalist guide
Water level dive
platform, storage possibility for 30 dive tanks and air compressor,
Full Diving live aboard
cruise or optional diving during an ecological guided cruise and as charter for 14 divers with 2
In between an one week
cruise you have the possibility for min. 2 - 6 dives.
You are diving from the
small dinghy boat. Your dive guide shows you the
best dive sites. He
accompanies you during your dive and a sailor stays on
the boat. Full dive
equipment is including or if you like bring your own personal
dive stuff and pick up
only tanks and weights.
Central Islands and optional Diving
For everybody’s interest,
for divers and non-divers
Sunday: After your flight from mainland Ecuador your
bilingual guide picks you
up at Baltra
Airport and brings you to the boat.There you receive your cabin and instructions
about the procedures and life aboard. After lunch and a short rest
your guide explains to
you the Galapagos National Park rules and later on you
beach. On a walk along the shore you see the first Galapagos
animals and have the first
chance for swimming.
Back on board you get
some snacks and a hot shower.
Your guide introduces the
crew to you and you get your welcome dinner.
Every evening the guide
explains to you the program for the next day.
Monday: In the morning you visit South Plazas Island
with its wonderful
landscape and unique
vegetation. You see land iguanas, sea lions, red crabs
and sea birds. On the way you enjoy your first
dive, great swimming or
snorkeling with sea
lions, sharks, if you are very lucky with hammer heads,
marine turtles and manta
rays. In the afternoon on Santa Fe you watch a sea
lions colony, land
iguanas and the typical Opuntia Cactus.
Tuesday: The visit of Punta Suarez on Espanola
island is one of the highlights
of your Galapagos trip.
Here you see lots of breeding seabirds and from April to December the
famous Albatross and a colourful subspecies of marine iguana.
At Gardner Bay with its
white sand you have your great chance for swimming,
snorkeling and relaxing
on the beach. Also here you find a very good dive spot.
Wednesday: Today you visit Floreana at Post
Office Bay with the old whalers post barrel. After a dinghy ride
along the shore you get great snorkeling / diving
at Devil’s Crown. In the
afternoon you observe flamingos at Punta Cormorant and
on a white sandy beach
maybe marine turtles. Later on you sail to Puerto Ayora and in the evening
you can enjoy a cold beer in one of the bars in town.
Those leaving Galapagos
today visit the Ch. Darwin Research Station
in the morning and head
on to Baltra airport to go back to mainland Ecuador.
The others visit the
highlands of Santa Cruz to see the Gemelos and maybe
giant turtles in the
wild. Explore the small town in the evening.
Friday: After breakfast you visit Rabida island
with a red sandy beach.
On a walk along the shore
amongst sea lions, a laidback lagoon maybe crowded with flamingos and up a
small hill you see typical Galapagos vegetation.
On the beach you can
relax or go swimming or snorkeling with sea lions.
Back on board you get
lunch and may have a small siesta. In the afternoon you climb up Bartolome
with its incredible lava formations to get a great view to the Pinnacle
Rock and all over Galapagos Islands. After a dinghy ride along the
coast, swimming, snorkeling
or diving you go back aboard.
Saturday: In the morning you visit Genovesa on
its visitor site Darwin Bay with
its unique wild life and
as a special the red footed boobies. Great diving is waiting for you. In
the afternoon you go for a dinghy ride along the steep cliffs and on a land
visit to Prince Philips Steps.
Sunday: Very early in the morning you visit Seymour
island, the breeding area
of the boobies and the
frigate birds. After a short ride to Baltra you catch your
flight back to Guayaquil
or Quito arriving there in the afternoon.
Those going on the cruise
make a dive to meet hammerheads underwater.
Tour Facts and Itinerary
*, Santa Fe
Wednesday.: Floreana *
Ayora – Ch. Darwin Research Station, Sta. Cruz, Highlands
* optional diving ** diving option just only if
you are not flying the same day
Interest: Wildlife & Natural History, Diving
Difficulty: All abilities
Activities: Guided land excursions, easy hiking, dinghy
Diving: $ 70,- each dive incl. full equipment
Group size: 16
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
Departure: Sunday from Baltra, Thursday from Puerto
Price: $ 1100,-
Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Departure: Sunday from Baltra
Price: $ 690,-
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Departure:Thursday from Puerto Ayora
Price: $ 550,-
Price includes: Accommodation aboard, 3 meals a day, drinking
water, tea and coffee
Transfer in/out from
Airport/Boat, transport and guided excursions to the islands
Not included: Flight to the Galapagos, NP Entrance Fee,
Bar consumption, Tips for crew / guide
Note: The itinerary is subject to change due to
National Park rules, weather conditions, seasonal changes or by the
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