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Galapagos offers a variety of opportunities for SCUBA diving in the
Galapagos Islands. Underwater Galapagos can be as exciting and interesting
as Galapagos ashore. The combination of ocean fishes, birds, mammals and
reptiles sets Galapagos diving apart from other marine environments. Divers share
the water with penguins, sea lions, marine iguanas, sea turtles, angel fish,
large schools of amberjacks and many other species of fish including
One must be a certified and experienced
diver to dive in Galapagos. It is not suitable for novice or infrequent
divers due to strong currents, sea swells, surges, cool waters, upwellings,
large animals, difficulty entry and exit from the dive boat. Most dives are
drifts along the cliff faces of off-shore rocks and pinnacles. There is no
decompression chamber in Galapagos.
Below is a list of
yachts that are dedicated to SCUBA or offer SCUBA during regular itinerary
cruises. All of the itineraries of the yachts offering SCUBA include some
For serious divers,
we are proud
to present Sky
||$100 / dive
||Hotel / Yacht
||Air, tanks, weights
||$275 for 2 dives
SCUBA must be made in advance
* All rates are
per person in US dollars and are subject to change at any time
Finch Bay Resort
Spend a full week as you combine relaxation at the Finch Bay
Hotel, the only hotel by the beach in Santa Cruz Island, with action-packed
days as you thoroughly explore this paradise at your own pace and mood.
Shorter hotel packages are also available.
The Hotel Silberstein is located
on Santa Cruz Island in the
town of Puerto Ayora, five minutes walk to Charles Darwin Research
Station and 50 meters to the sea.
The dazzling realm beneath the sea
captivates curiosity as much as the islands themselves. Discover both
onboard the M/Y Galapagos Sky, 16-passenger, 100-foot first class deluxe dive
live-aboard. Custom-designed in 2000, the M/Y Galapagos Sky offers the newest
and best-equipped vessel for SCUBA diving in the Galapagos.
The Beluga is a deluxe, 110 foot, steel-hulled motor
vessel built in Hamburg, Germany in 1968. It is fully air-conditioned
and accommodates 16 passengers in double staterooms, each with private
bathroom and shower. The well-trained and experienced crew of 7 takes very
good care of their guests at all times aboard and ashore.
The Nautilus (nee Sea Cloud)
is a beautiful and spacious pilot house motor sailer. Extremely comfortable
and attractive, with rich teak paneling and furnishings, she offers ample
room for al fresco occasions at the large cushioned cockpit. The Nautilus is
the perfect choice for those interested in an active cruise with overnights
in comfortable hotels.
Islands Boats, Cruises and Yacht Charters