Last Minute Offer 2019


Dive with the Whale Shark Expert Jonathan R. Green! Dive with a Purpose and enjoy the silence and adventure of Galapagos' unique under water world while supporting research & conservation of whale sharks!

BOOK NOW AND SAVE $ 600 USD!

Note: Please fill out the fields marked with an asterisk.

The Itinerary


Tuesday

Morning: Santa Cruz - Baltra Airport

Afternoon: Santa Cruz - Baltra Island (1 check dive)


Wednesday

Morning: Bartolome Island (1 dive)

Afternoon: Cousins Rock (2 dives)


Thursday

Morning: Wolf Island (2 dives)

Afternoon: Wolf Island (2 dives)


Friday

Morning: Darwin Island (2 dives)

Afternoon: Darwin Island (2 dives)


Saturday

Morning: Wolf Island (2 dives)

Afternoon: Wolf Island (2 dives)


Sunday

Morning: Punta Vivente Roca  (2 dives)

Afternoon: Cape Douglas (2 dives)


Monday

Morning: Roca Blanca / Pinzón Island (2 dives)

Afternoon: Santa Cruz - Charles Darwin Center


Tuesday

Early morning: Santa Cruz - Highlands

Baltra Airport depart or continue with land extension


See the detailed Itinerary HERE!


The ship


The boat offers a wide diversity of dive opportunities:

  • It sails to WOLF & DARWIN, THE HOTSPOT for HAMMERHEAD & WHALE SHARKS!
  • It visits dive sites for MOLAS and MARINE IGUANAS!

 

HERE you find more detailed information about the boat.

Last Minute Price 23 - 30 July or 06 - 13 August 2019


The rate for 23 - 30 July 2019 or 06 - 13 August 2019 is:

 

          USD 4,595  per person based on double occupancy for the week

      -  USD  600  per person LAST MINUTE DISCOUNT

      +  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 3,995 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
  • All meals, coffee, tea & water
  • Technical equipment: tanks, weights, weight belt.
  • SCUBA tuba SMB
  • 4 Dive Masters total  (ratio: 1 dive guide 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 Jenny Waack
  • Photography workshop & practical advice
  • Translation in English, 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 soft drinks
  • Dive Accident/MedEvac Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • On board gratuities, (always optional)

BOOK NOW AND SAVE $ 600 USD!


Note: Please fill out the fields marked with an asterisk.

WHY dive with us? How do we make the DIFFERENCE?


A different dive adventure - Dive with a Purpose!

Enjoy the silence and adventure of Galapagos' unique under water world while supporting research and conservation of whale sharks! Dive with the whale shark expert Jonathan R. Green!

  • YOU support the 'Galapagos Whale Shark Project' directly with a donation which is included in the price! For your support you will get a underwater video of your individual dive expedition! 
  • We give presentations about a variety of Galapagos topics, science and conservation of Whale Sharks & the Galapagos Whale Shark Project!
  • We will have maximum of 14 passengers instead of 16 on board the vessel.
  • You will dive with members of the research project GWSP Jonathan Green & Jenny Waack. So you will get details about the project and a few stories behind the scence of the filming of 'BBC Blue Planet II' directly from the project leader Jonathan.
  • You will have 4 dive masters - 1 dive master per 3-4 divers!
  • You can help with Citizen Science adding to the knowledge and global data bases. We give you all the information how YOU can make a difference.
  • Interested in underwater photography? Jonathan is an award winning photographer, who has led many photography workshops in Galapagos and around the world. He will give you all the tips & tricks in a PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP and practical advice about photography on land and underwater directly onboard. All included in the trip cost.
  • Why these dates? We take into consideration local and climatic conditions to optimise our wildlife encounters! 
  • We offer translation onboard in Spanish, German, English and French.

What citizen sciene do we?


  • You will help collect important DATA such as Photo ID of sharks with us on our trip and support conservation! We will show you how! 
  • Your support will help us to gather important information and help solve the mystery of these gentle giants!
  • With your support you are buying part of a satellite tag!  This tag is used to see which routes whale sharks are taking, how deep they dive and where they spend time. We will explain how we deploy tags and exactly how we use the data during the week aboard. Your tag will be programmed with you prior to its deployment by the team during one of the annual field trips. (National Park regulations DO NOT PERMIT tagging and other interactive techniques from tour boats).
  • As 'THANK YOU' you will receive a great underwater VIDEO of your trip! You will also receive our quarterly newsletter to update you on our progress.

For more information of the Galapagos Whale Shark Project click HERE!