Galapagos - The Price



In 2021:           

$ 5,095 USD per person


The rate for Galapagos Dive Liveaboard 2021 is:

  • 8-day Live aboard is USD 5,095 per person based on double occupancy for the week 
  • 15-day Live aboard is USD 9,890 per person based on double occupancy for the week 
  • Special 15-day Live aboard is USD 10,095 per person based on double occupancy for the week 


Following Extra/Add-ons are already included in the price:

  • donation for the research project 'Galapagos Whale Shark Project'
  • photography instruction with 2 underwater photographer on board the vessel
  • talks/lectures about Galapagos, sharks & whale shark research project
  • 2 additional dive guides (ratio: 1 dive guide per group of 3-4 divers)
  • Citizen Science Workshop - 'How can YOU support conservation?'


By paying the additional $300 USD you are helping fund science and investigation which is key for the future conservation of whale sharks and all marine life in these waters. As a thank you we will give you a underwater video made of your trip totally free of charge.


However if you DO NOT wish to support the project we will reduce the price 300 USD per person.


  • 7nights/8days or 14nights/15days aboard the vessel 

  • 2 to 4 dives per day (diving as per the itinerary)
  • Transfers from and to the airport within the Galapagos Islands
  • Pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner meals plus inbetween-dive snacks
  • Coffee, tea, purified water
  • Technical equipment: tanks, weights, weight belt.
  • SCUBA tuba SMB
  • 4 Dive Masters total  (ratio: 1 Dive Master per group of 3-4 divers)
  • A variety of lectures about the Galapagos Islands and the Galapagos Whale Shark Project
  • You will be accompanied by the research project team Jonathan Green, Simon Pierce, Sofia Green or  and Jenny Waack
  • Photography instruction & practical advice
  • Translation in Spanish, German and French

Fuel Surcharge, $150 per person is currently waived (other vessels still charge this amount).


  • Flights to/from the Galapagos Islands
  • Galapagos National Park tax ($100 pp, cash only) - payable upon arrival at Galapagos Airport.
  • Transit Control Card ($20 pp, cash only) - payable in cash at Quito or Guayaquil Airport of departure for Galapagos
  • Personal equipment:  Wetsuit, BCD (Buoyancy control device/jacket), regulator, booties  fins, mask, dive computer, gloves, hoods, dive light
  • Camera
  • Nitrox ($ 150 / per week)
  • Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks
  • Dive Accident/MedEvac Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • On board gratuities, (always optional)



Deposit Required Upon Reservation: 30% of regular rate

Final Payment / Balance Due: 120 days prior departure




364 to 120 days before departure: 30% of regular rate

119 to 0 days before departure: 100% of regular rate (Unless the space is filled by another person, at which time we would refund the amount paid by the replacement)

Prices Rental Gear / Equipment

Diving Equipment Rental Prices per person per week:

Galapagos Shark Diving - Rental Equipment

Note that we can rent the equipment from third party in Galapagos. Prices based on 2020 and may change. Please enquire upon application. Thank you!


Current prices are:

Full Scuba Package - BCD, Regulator, wetsuit (7mm), fins, mask, snorkel, booties, hood, gloves (does not include computer): $ 250

15 l tank upgrade: $ 75

Regulator (SCUBAPRO): $ 80

Computer (limited availability): $ 80 (or 10 per day)


Full Body Wetsuit (SCUBAPRO, different sizes): $ 60

Hood: $ 20

Gloves: $ 20

Booties: $ 25

Fins: $ 35

DIN/Yoke Adaptor (limited availability): $ 25

Nitrox fills: $ 150 per week


All rates are Net Rates in US Dollars per person.

We recommend that you bring your own gear as it fits best and will make you feel more comfortable for Galapagos' diving conditions. Any rental payments made on board are subject to a 15% local tax and fees increase.

Please note that limited sizes and quantities are available. We recommend you reconfirm your rental needs at the moment of booking. Refund fees are applicable to any lost or damaged equipment rented. Refund fees will be confirmed at the moment of booking. Rental rates are subject to change.