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Dive Review of Humboldt Explorer in
Galapagos Islands

Humboldt Explorer: "Bucket List to the Galapagos worth the visit", May, 2018,

by Chuck Bari, AR, US ( 1 report with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10248 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Truk, Caribbean, Bonaire,
Closest Airport Getting There Must fly to Mainland Ecuador then to the Galapagos

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas surge, currents
Water Temp 69 to 73 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 30 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I kept my large camera and housing under the sink in my bathroom as that was the most out of the place for it. Charged my batteries on the night stand. Can do ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 1 stars
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Comments [None]Galapagos is it on your bucket list? This was always a trip on my list that I really never thought I would make as single diver and the group I make most of my trips with I dont for see them running a tour here. When the opportunity arose for me to go to as a buddy for an acquaintance, I jumped all over it. I read through the Humboldt s frequently asked questions and their recommendations of what to bring. I spoke with a friend who had been to the Galapagos and had a pretty good idea that the diving would be somewhat physical.
We arrived to San Cristobal a day early and arrangements had been made with Jennifer (All Bookings on the Humboldt go through her) for us to stay at a l ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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