DIVING PACKAGE
SANTA CRUZ
DAILY PROGRAM  10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS

Is ideal for discovering one of the best dive sites in the world: The Galapagos marine reserve. Enjoy the unbelievable diversity of marine life from hammerhead sharks, sea turtles, colorful fish of many sizes and sea lions.

DAY ITINERARY BASE DIVES HOTEL CATEGORY
1 • Transfer In
• Lunch
• Check diving
• Lodging at the hotel
San Cristobal Island Tourist/
Tourist Superior/
First
2 • Breakfast
• Diving Tour 2 immersions
• Lodging at the hotel
San Cristobal Island 2 Tourist/
Tourist Superior/
First
3 • Breakfast
• Diving Tour 2 immersions
• Lodging at the hotel
San Cristobal Island 2 Tourist/
Tourist Superior/
First
4 • Breakfast
• Transfer out Travel by Speed Boat to Sta. Cruz
• Transfer In. Pto. Ayora
• Lodging at the hotel
• Visit Highlands
• Visit Charles Darwin Research Station
San Cristobal Island / Sta. Cruz Island Tourist/
Tourist Superior/
First
5 • Breakfast
• Diving Tour 2 immersions
• Lodging at the hotel
Sta. Cruz Island  2 Tourist/
Tourist Superior/
First
6 • Breakfast
• Daily Excursion to another island
• Lodging at the hotel
Sta. Cruz Island  2 Tourist/
Tourist Superior/
First
7 • Breakfast
• Morning Free
• Lunch
• Travel to Isabela by Speed Boat
• Lodging at the hotel
Sta. Cruz Island / Isabela Island  2 Tourist/
Tourist Superior/
First
8 • Breakfast
• Daily Excursion to another island
• Lodging at the hotel
Isabela Island  2 Tourist/
Tourist Superior/
First
9 • Breakfast
• Tintoreras
• Breeding Center & Flamingos
• Lodging at the hotel
Isabela Island Tourist/
Tourist Superior/
First
10 • Transfer Out
• Travel to Sta. Cruz by public Speed Boat
• Transfer Out
Sta. Cruz Island
Note: One day prior to the trip the passenger is required to visit the Diving Center to prepare equipment and sign the Release and Waiver of Liability Agreement. In order to participate in the diving tours, you have to own a valid diving license (PADI, NAUI, CMAS, or any other). The departures depend on the chosen diving spot and the Island where the passenger is staying at.

PACKAGE INCLUDES

✓ Two dives per day on the specified days.
✓ Basic diving equipment.
✓ Guide for the days of land visits.
✓ One Diver attendant for every 8 divers.
✓ Transfer in/out in the islands.
✓ Snack on the diving days.
✓ Breakfasts and lunches every day (except for the last day).
✓ Fresh water during the time of diving.
✓ Lodging in the hotel in double or triple rooms with breakfast.

PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE

✓ Airfare to Galapagos (round trip).
✓ Entrance to the Galapagos National Park ($100 for foreigners $50 for foreigners coming from countries belonging to the Andean Community or Mercosur)
✓ Transit Control Card ($20)
✓ Dinners
✓ Transfers from/to the hotel in all the Islands
✓ VAT for Ecuadorian people and local enterprises.
✓ Personal expenses
✓ All drinks. Please bring your own water bottle.
✓ Tips.
✓ Any services in mainland.
✓ Medical Insurance
✓ Fee pier Isabela Island (USD 10)
✓ Water taxi (USD 1 per way)

Every passenger MUST bring their own medical insurance, otherwise they will not be able to enter the Galapagos Islands.

SAFETY

✓ Our programs do not include insurance. We recommend that divers contract their insurance agents before leaving for the Galapagos. We suggest they take a whistle and a scuba tube.
✓ PROTECCION SUBMARINA DEL ECUADOR has an operating decompression chamber in Galapagos. For their direct service as well as for the handling of all the administrative part between them and DAN or PADI, they charge for each dive tank $2 on daily dive tours, and additional $35 for longer cruises, up to 10 days. These costs have to be covered directly in Puerto Ayora.
✓ Level: All of our diving cruises are recommended only for intermediate and advanced divers, who have had diving experience in strong currents with a 7mm suit.

IMPORTANT REMARKS FOR ANY DIVING PACKAGES

✓ Groups consist of minimum 2 divers.
✓ Dive sites can change as it depends on the sea conditions and the number of dives or divers.
✓ If you wish to add anything or make any change to the itinerary let us know, it will depend on the Galapagos National Park authorities and the sea conditions. All changes in the cruise itinerary (only) are subject to charges from the Galapagos National Park.

INFORMATION REQUIRED

We customize all daily diving tour programs to suit the needs of all customers. Safety comes first and therefore we require the following information about each passenger’s diving experience in order to customize a program that will fit the skills and interests:

1. Type of diving license (level and training agency)
2. Current number of dives done
3. Date of the last dive
4. Experience with drift and wall diving
5. Experience diving in cold water and with thick wetsuits

If you wish to reduce or prolong the number of days in Galapagos we can offer an itinerary from 4 up to 15 days, please do not hesitate to contact us!

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