Explorer Ventures is proud to announce the fleet’s newest addition: the M/V Majestic Explorer. With recent approval and permit from the National Park Foundation, the Majestic Explorer will join the M/V Humboldt Explorer in the Galapagos Islands starting in August 2018. The luxurious 35-meter (115 feet) vessel will offer 8 day/7 night itineraries to some of the best dive sites in the Galapagos Islands. Starting in Baltra, the itinerary will take you to Cabo Douglas to see the Marine Iguanas, Punta Vicente Roca to dive with the Mola Mola, Wolf & Darwin Islands to dive with the Hammerheads and will finish at Cousin’s Rock where you will experience great macro diving before returning to Baltra.
The unique and spacious Majestic Explorer motor yacht was specifically designed and built to cruise through the Galapagos. You will dine on fine cuisine and relax in one of the many spacious areas throughout your cruise. The vessel accommodates 16 guests in 8 air-conditioned twin/queen staterooms, all ensuite with private bath and showers. Cabins are located on the main and lower decks with windows maximizing your views of the Pacific Ocean. The air-conditioned salon on the main deck offers tables for dining, TV, CD/DVD and video lounge area. Sunning areas with ample seating and a hot tub are located on the top deck.
The dive deck will be equipped with individual gear bins, camera table, recharging station, air and Nitrox filling stations, tank racks and a separate fresh water rinse tank for underwater camera equipment. Diving operations are conducted from two large pangas (tenders), easily boarded from the dive deck. The vessel’s handpicked guides are highly experienced and trained to make your Galapagos experience a memorable one.
The Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Diving Fleet offers 5 destinations including the Northeastern Caribbean (Saba/St. Kitts), the Turks & Caicos Islands, the Galapagos Islands and the Maldives. The M/V Turks & Caicos Explorer II also spends 10 weeks in the winter/spring offering snorkeling with Humpback Whales on the Silver Bank, Dominican Republic, under charter to Aquatic Adventures.