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Majestic Explorer

Length / Width
36 m / 7 m
Year built / renovated
2013  / 2018
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  • Absolutely brand new boat for 2018 in the Galapagos - the M/V Majestic Explorer 
  • Schooling hammerheads, whale sharks, rays, galapagos sharks
  • Marine iguana, penguins, seals, dolphins and an abundance of fish
  • North Seymour Island - Large colonies of blue footed boobies and frigate birds
  • Santa Cruz Highlands to visit the land tortoises. Darwin Centre visit
  • Naturalist diving instructor 
  • Jacuzzi and sun deck 
  • Tender assisted diving
  • Large camera table & separate rinse tank
  • Nitrox and rental equipment available
  • Alcohol included    satelite phone onboard


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Payment terms

  • 37.5% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 62.5% (balance) is due 120 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • Deposits:
    • 5% due to confirm dates
    • 5% due 12 months from departure
    • 20% due 8 months prior to departure
    • Final balance due 100 days prior to departure

  • Cancellations:

    • Deposit fully refundable until 12 months prior to departure
    • 12 to 8 months prior to departure, 5% of original regular rate (if over half of berths cancelled) OR date change if available (one time) OR cancel and forfeit deposit 
    • 6-8 months prior to departure, 10% of the fare will be forfeited
    • 6 to 3 months prior to departure, 30% of the fare will be forfeited 
    • Less than 90 days prior to departure, the full payment is non refundable

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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 they 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. 

Aboard the Majestic Explorer, lunch and evening meals usually consist of lots of salad, potatoes, rice, chicken, beef, pork, and fish. Breakfast is the usual fare of eggs, cereal, toast and fresh fruits. If you have any dietary restrictions or requests, please indicate so on your application form. Please note that specific brands of soft drinks, dressings and foods are often unavailable in the islands, and that it can be very difficult for us to find low-fat or soy products, fresh fruit, fish, and other items common elsewhere.

While we will do our best to accommodate your requests, please be realistic and consider bringing some of your own foods if the lack thereof may constitute a health risk or seriously compromise the enjoyment of your holiday.

The vessel accommodates 16 guests in 8 air-conditioned Twin/Queen Staterooms, all are en-suite with private bath and showers. Cabins are located on the Main and Lower Decks with windows maximizing views of the Pacific Ocean. The air-conditioned Salon on the Main Deck offers tables for dining, TV, CD/DVD and Video, Bar and Lounge area. Sunning areas with ample seating and a Jacuzzi 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 this Galapagos experience a memorable one.


Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.


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Twin cabin (queen bed convertible) 4-5-7-8

Air-conditioned rooms located on the lower deck or on main deck, all of which have private bathrooms and port holes These cabins have twin beds and all twin cabins can be converted to queen beds for couples. En-suite facilities. 1 is located on the main deck and 3 are on the lower deck, please mention in the comment section of your booking if you prefer the lower deck or main deck.

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  • Size:  17 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen or 2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Double cabin 1-2-3-6

3 are located on the main Deck and 1 on the lower deck. Large Windows on the main deck give a great view of the Galapagos Islands as you sail by, Private bathroom , Air-conditioning

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  • Size:  17 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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Deck Plan



Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Boat Amenities


  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi


  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Great for families

  • Movies


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


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