Diving Information

Pingüino Explorer

These itineraries are designed to satisfy divers and non-divers needs:

Experienced Divers: More than 60 logged dives and 3 night dives. Our cruise demands experienced divers.
Intermediate Divers: More than 30 logged dives. For tourists and non-divers: snorkeling, kayak, panga rides, and land visits.

2 dive tank compressors
Enriched air or nitrox
50 aluminum scuba tanks with valves, belts and weights (If you do not have your own diving equipment you can rent it on board, but please book it at least 15 days in advance of your trip).

All dives are done from a dive tender, allowing easy access to all the best diving sites. You will appreciate that the dive deck features both a camera rinse tank and table and that nitrox is available.

After diving, guests can relax in the air-conditioned saloon with a complimentary beer, wine or cup of coffee, check their images on the onboard computer, or enjoy some music or movies on the entertainment system. Comfort, service and serious diving in the remote islands of the Galapagos are the highlights of a diving cruise on board Pingüino Explorer.

  • Valid international diving license
  • Medical Certificate
  • Diving Insurance (DAN)
  • More than 60 logged dives
  • Experience in the open sea and with strong currents