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7 Day Diving Galapagos

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Day 1: SAN CRISTOBAL - FREE TIME

Stop At: Malecon San Cristobal, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, 120506 Ecuador
Upon arrival to Galapagos (San Cristobal Airport) our transportation will take you to the village (5 minutes). You can check in to the hotel and you can visit some nice places by yourself (Playa Mann, Tijeretas etc). We provide you a self-guided package for the best tips and restaurants. Around 17.00 you should visit the dive school to prepare for your first dive the next day.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar

Day 2: DIVING KICKER ROCK

Stop At: Kicker Rock, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Ecuador
Today you will go on your first dive in the Galapagos islands! You will go for about 45 minutes by boat to reach Kicker Rock. When you get there you will have a short check dive to make sure your equipment is good. After this you do two immersions of about 50 minutes each. After the dives you have a lunch on board and whenever the current is good and the National Park has given the permission you will visit a beach close by to relax. Around 3 – 4 PM you will be back in the village.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar

Day 3: FREE TIME SAN CRISTOBAL – SANTA CRUZ SPEEDBOAT

Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
In the morning you have to visit some spots by yourself; for example the Loberia or Playa Chino. At 2 PM you will take the public speedboat to get to Santa Cruz island (Puerto Ayora village). The boat ride takes about 2,5 hours. Upon arrival you should visit the dive school to try out your gear. At night you can walk around in the cosy village and try one of the (seafood) restaurants.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Silberstein or similar.

Day 4: DIVING FROM PUERTO AYORA 1

Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
After breakfast the dive guide will take you to one of the dive sites around Santa Cruz. As mentioned before, where you go depends on the day of the week. You will reach the dive sites by speedboat. Depending on the dive site, this ride will take you between 30 minutes and 2,5 hours. You will have a check dive and two immersions from about 50 minutes each. The maximum depth for this dive site is 30m. You do need a PADI degree. Depending on the site you will be back in the village between 3 – 6 PM so in the afternoon you have time to visit the Charles Darwin station, Tortuga Bay, Santa Cruz highlands, Las Grietas or Playa de los Alemanes by yourself.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Hotel Silberstein or similar.

Day 5: DIVING FROM PUERTO AYORA 2

Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
After breakfast the dive guide will take you to one of the dive sites around Santa Cruz. As mentioned before, where you go depends on the day of the week. You will reach the dive sites by speedboat. Depending on the dive site, this ride will take you between 30 minutes and 2,5 hours. You will have a check dive and two immersions from about 50 minutes each. The maximum depth for this dive site is 30m.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Hotel Silberstein or similar.

Day 6: DIVING FROM PUERTO AYORA 3

Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
After breakfast the dive guide will take you to one of the dive sites around Santa Cruz. As mentioned before, where you go depends on the day of the week. You will reach the dive sites by speedboat. Depending on the dive site, this ride will take you between 30 minutes and 2,5 hours. You will have a check dive and two immersions from about 50 minutes each. The maximum depth for this dive site is 30m.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Hotel Silberstein or similar.

Day 7: TRANSFER OUT

Stop At: Seymour Airport, Baltra Airport Rd, Baltra, Ecuador
Today your Galapagos Diving trip ends. You can choose a flight out from Baltra at any hour, the drop off will be planned about 3,5 hours before your departure.

End of services
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
San Cristobal Airport, Galapagos (SCY)
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
7 days
Return Details
Seymour / Baltra Airport (GPS)
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Accommodation in a single, double or triple room.
  • Airport pickup at San Cristobal Airport and drop off at Baltra airport at your arrival/departure time.
  • Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary.
  • Professional English speaking dive guide
  • All activities as described in the itinerary.
  • Diving equipment: mask, snorkel, BCD, tanks, fins and wet suit.
  • 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
Exclusions
  • Return flights from mainland Ecuador to Galapagos Islands.
  • Food & drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fee for the Galapagos National Park: $ 100 p.p. (cash only)
  • Migratory Control Card / Ingala Transit Card: $ 20 p.p. (cash only)
  • Water Taxi around $ 1 p.p. each way (small boat that takes you from the speedboat to the harbor and back)
  • Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel fee ($5 p.p.) each way
  • Personal expenses.
  • Personal health & travel insurance.
  • Optional tips for the guide.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • If you arrive before 11.00 to Baltra airport you do the regular itinerary with on Day 1 the boat to Isabela and visit Flamingo Lagoon. If you arrive after 11.00 to Baltra airport you will stay the first night in Puerto Ayora. If you arrive between 11.00 - 14.00 to Baltra airport you will do an activity (either Tortuga Bay or Charles Darwin Station) and you have lunch within the package. If you arrive after 14.00 to Baltra airport you will have the transfer to Puerto Ayora and you won't have lunch nor an activity. It is important you have your flight out around noon or later on Day 7 from Baltra Airport. Otherwise you will miss some activities.
  • Please try to bring small bags and luggage, The Galapagos public transportation is on average small and it takes more time and space when you bring large baggage
  • This itinerary is fixed, it can’t be changed
  • It is mandatory to have a travel insurance including personal medical insurance. Please inform the supplier of any known medical conditions
  • The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Return flights from and to Galapagos
  • Room type (twin, matrimonial) or triple (in case of a group with 3 or more guests)
  • Tour options:
  • Day 1:
  • In case your flight arrives after 11:00am you will stay at Santa Cruz Island. Please let us know if you would like to either go to Tortuga Bay or Charles Darwin Station
  • Day 2:
  • Please let us know if you would like the option to take a snorkeling tour to Los Tuneles (Additional Price apply), instead of hiking Sierra Negra and snorkeling at Concha Perla
  • Whatsapp phone number (in case you use Whatsapp and would like us to contact you that during your stay via Whatsapp)
  • For all guests:
  • Passport numbers
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Food restrictions
  • Medical restrictions
  • Evidence of dive certification is required from all divers wishing to participate in a certified dive
  • Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • It is recommended to have DAN Diving insurance.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
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