Astrea Liveaboard

8 double cabins with bunk beds

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Astrea Liveaboard

Diving & Naturalist Cruises

Astrea is a monocoque diving cruise ship with engine and a length of 25 meters. It operates around the Galapagos Islands the whole year round.

What’s On Offer

Astrea goes back to Greek mythology. Astrea was the daughter of Zeus and Themis. She exists as the constellation Virgo, and is known as the goddess of innocence and purity. Astrea maintened her purity even after wars and under the protection of Zeus, Astrea watches over us from the starry sky. Galextur was inspired by this myth, and Silberstein believes in enforcing a “green initiative” and “pro-ocean life”.

The diving platform offers space for all guests’ dive equipment, camera table, cleaning tanks with fresh water, and space for drying suits. Inside we have a lounge with air condition, TV, stereo, library, movies, table games, dinner room with air condition, a resting room with a bar and on the upper deck in the front is a sun deck.

8 double cabins with bunk beds and private bath.
Each cabin offers:

  • Air conditioning
  • Shower with hot water, toilet and air condition
  • Amenities and towels
  • Windows in the cabins on maindeck and upper deck. Bull eyes in lower deck
  • Reading lamps
  • Closets
  • Smoke alarm and alarm system
  • Fire extinguisher and life vests
  • Electricity outlets with 110V

Additionally we offer a bath on the platform and two showers with warm water to shower off salt water after diving or swimming.

Included:

  • 8 days aboard vessel
  • 3 meals daily plus snacks
  • 3-4 dives daily (some land excursions are exchanged for dives 3& 4)
  • Use of tanks, weights and belts
  • Drinking water, tea, coffee
  • All transfers in Galapagos
  • Certified National Park Guide/ Dive instructor

Not Included:

  • Fights,
  • Full dive equipment
  • Alcoholic beverages

Specifications

Length: 25m x 5.5m
Year Built: 1998 – renovated 2015
Cruise Speed: 8 knots
Crew: 8
Passengers: 16

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1 TUESDAY
  • AM: Arrival to Baltra
  • PM: Check Dive
  • Day 2 WEDNESDAY
  • AM: Bartolomé Island (Pinacle Rock)
  • PM: Rocas Cousin.
  • Day 3 THURSDAY
  • AM: Wolf Island –Landslide
  • PM: The Cave (Optional Diving)
  • Day 4 FRIDAY
  • AM: Darwin Island – Landslide
  • PM The Cave (Optional Diving)
  • Day 5 SATURDAY
  • AM: Darwin Island & Wolf Island
  • * The same places for a new experience!
  • Day 6 SUNDAY
  • AM: Vicente Roca Point
  • PM: Marshall Corp
  • Day 7 MONDAY
  • AM: Pinzon Island
  • PM: Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Day 8 TUESDAY
  • AM: Santa Cruz Highlands – Baltra

Low Season

(Jan 1 – May 31)

$4,115 – Shared Occupancy

Whale Shark Season

(June 1 – Dec 31)

$4,115 – Shared Occupancy

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