Humboldt Explorer - Specifications

The 16-passenger Humboldt Explorer Galapagos Islands liveaboard provides eight air-conditioned rooms located on the main and lower decks; each has a private bathroom, flat screen television, and ocean view. All rooms except rooms 3 & 4 (forward below deck) can be converted to either one queen bed or two twin beds. The yacht features a partially covered sun deck with a hot tub and ample seating, salon area with dining, bar, and entertainment area.

The large dive deck includes a bathroom, a large camera table with a charging station, individual storage areas, rinse bins for cameras, and another for gear. Diving operations are conducted from two large pangas (tenders), easily boarded from the dive deck.


  • Registry: Pto Baquerizo Moreno, Galapagos Islands
  • Length overall: 111.5 ft (34 meters)
  • Beam: 21.3 ft (6.5 meters)
  • Draft: 8.2 ft (2.5 meters)
  • Tonnage: 169 ITC
  • Main engines: Detroit Diesel 6V92, 350 hp
  • Generators: 2x Perkins 73 kw
  • Maximum Speed: 10 knots
  • Fuel Capacity: 5,300 gallons (20,000 liters)
  • Range: 1,800 nm
  • Accommodations: 16 passengers in 8 air-conditioned rooms on main and lower decks, all with private bathrooms and showers. All rooms except rooms 3 & 4 (forward below deck) can be converted to either one queen bed or two twin beds. Up to 7 crew and 2 guides in crews' quarters.
  • Safety Equipment: Life rafts (2), life rings/strobes, life vests/strobes, emergency position locator, flares, oxygen and first aid equipment
  • Air Systems:2 electric Bauer compressors with nitrox membrane, producing 32% nitrox, bank storage
  • Tenders: Rigid hull inflatables (2), used for passenger transport and diver pickup
  • Accessories: Diving Equipment
The Sun Deck features a large lounge area, the partially covered sun deck and a hot tub with ample seating.

The Main Deck features two guest cabins, 1 & 2, each with private bath and shower, 1 queen or 2 twin beds, television, ample storage and provides guests with an ocean view; the dining area and large dive deck.

The Lower Deck comprises six cabins, 3-8, each with private bath and shower, television, window and ample storage. Cabins 3 & 4 have twin beds only. Cabins 5,6,7 & 8 have 2 twin beds or 1 queen bed.