The Price


 

In 2020:           

$ 4,795 USD per person

 

In 2021:           

$ 5,095 USD per person

 

 The rate for 2020 is:

          USD 4,495  per person based on double occupancy for the week

      +  USD    300  per person donation for the GWSP project (optional amount)

      +  USD        0  per person photography workshop with Jonathan R. Green

      +  USD        0  per person underwater video of YOUR trip

      +  USD        0  per person talks/lectures about Galapagos, sharks & whale shark research project

      +  USD        0  per person 2 additional dive guides (ratio: 1 dive guide per group of 3-4 divers)

      +  USD        0  per person Citizen Science Workshop - 'How can YOU support conservation?'

Total: USD 4,795 per person

 

The rate for 2021 is:

          USD 4,795  per person based on double occupancy for the week

      +  USD    300  per person donation for the GWSP project (optional amount)

      +  USD        0  per person photography workshop with Jonathan R. Green

      +  USD        0  per person underwater video of YOUR trip

      +  USD        0  per person talks/lectures about Galapagos, sharks & whale shark research project

      +  USD        0  per person 2 additional dive guides (ratio: 1 dive guide per group of 3-4 divers)

      +  USD        0  per person Citizen Science Workshop - 'How can YOU support conservation?'

 Total: USD 5,095 per person

 

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 copy of the 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.

YOUR ADVENTURE INCLUDES: 

  • 7 nights/8 days 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 leader Jonathan Green and team member Jenny Waack
  • Photography workshop & practical advice
  • Translation in Spanish, German and French
  • Under water video of your magical trip

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

NOT INCLUDED: 

  • 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)

 

PAYMENT TERMS:

Deposit Required Upon Reservation: 30% of regular rate

Final Payment / Balance Due: 90 days prior departure

 

 

CANCELLATION TERMS:

364 to 150 days before departure: 10% of regular rate

149 to 120 days before departure: 20% of regular rate

119 to 90 days before departure: 30% of regular rate

89 to 0 days before departure: 100% of regular rate