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Deep Blue ...for a Galapagos diving cruise

Deep Blue ...for a Galapagos diving cruise

the Deep Blue is a large, comfortable vessel with spacious cabins and plenty of space for 16 divers. Underwater photographers will be thrilled to find the two camera tables and a huge rinse tank. Prices from US$3,995
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Deep Blue Motor Yacht

Built in 2002, the Deep Blue is a large, comfortable vessel with spacious cabins and plenty of space for 16 divers. Underwater photographers will be thrilled to find the two camera tables and a huge rinse tank.

The cabins are divided into 8 double cabins with lower beds, and each of these quarters having with a private bathroom and air conditioning.  There’s also one suite.

The Deep Blue enjoys comfortable air-conditioned social areas, a sun deck and a salon – in short, the Deep Blue affords a comfortable setting for you to enjoy an unforgettable Galapagos experience.

Accommodations:

Capacity: 16 passengers in 8 cabins and 1 suite.

Cabins: 4 lower deck cabins (optional twin beds or double, porthole window), 1 Main Deck Deluxe Suite (with queen-sized bed, hairdryer, two picture windows), 4 upper deck cabins (with optional twin or double beds, picture windows).

Features: Air conditioning, private bathrooms and storage space.

Technical Features and Specifications:

Length: 32.3 meters (106 ft.)

Speed:  12.5 knots

Crew and Staff:  11 crew members, including 2 dive masters/naturalist guides

Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Safety Equipment: Automatic fire and smoke detection system, manual fire extinguishers and firefighting equipment, 406 EPIRB, safety flags and dive alerts, 2 life rafts, life jackets, full complement of safety and rescue equipment, 1 Furuno radar system (36-mile range), satellite compass, GPS, depth sounder.

Decks:  3 decks.  Lower Deck (cabins, engine room), Main Deck (dining room and lounge), Upper Deck (cabins, the bridge, open-air relaxation area).

Facilities:

Air-conditioned salon with TV/DVD, dining area, sun deck, small library, cell phone communication, two camera tables and rinse tank, equipment hire.

Itinerary: Deep Blue Motor Yacht

Saturday:

Arrival San Cristóbal - Isla Lobos (1 dive)

Sunday:

Punta Carrion (2 dives) - Punta Carrion (1 dive)

Monday:

Darwin (2 Dives) - Darwin (1 dive)

Tuesday:

Darwin (2 Dives) - Darwin (1 dive)

Wednesday:

Wolf (2 dives) - Wolf (1 dive)

Thurday:

Punta Vicente Roca (2 dives) - Punta Vicente Roca (1 dive)

Friday:

Cousins Rock (2 dives) - Santa Cruz Highlands (El Chato) and Darwin Research Station

Saturday:

Interpretation Center, San Cristóbal - Departure

2014 Price: Deep Blue Motor Yacht

Days Price per person
Lower Deck Upper Deck
January - May June - December January - May June - December
8 US$3,995 US$4,345 US$4,095 US$4,545

Included in the price:

  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks and local beer from lunch on arrival to breakfast on departure
  • Services of the dive master and the naturalist guide
  • Compressed air dive tanks
  • Weights and weight belts


Not included in the price:

  • Flights to/from the Galapagos
  • Entrance fee to Galapagos National Park ($100 USD per person)
  • Immigration control card ($10 USD per person)
  • Beverages
  • Tips
  • Personal items
  • Insurance


Note: The itinerary is subject to change without previous notice due to weather conditions, operational matters, National Park Authority advisories or the captain's decision for passenger's safety and security.

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