115' "M/V Yemaya II" Liveaboard Dive Charter to Isla Malpelo, Panama
Explore Panama on our Liveaboard Dive Trips aboard 115' M/V Yemaya Dive Charter for up to 16 people. Rates as low as $4,465 USD per person. Rates: • 14 Days - 10 dives days Malpelo: Starts from $5,975 USD per person • 11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo: Starts from $4,465 USD per person • 13 days - 9 dive days Malpelo: Starts from $5,635 USD per person • 8 days - 6 dive days Coiba: Starts from $2,575 USD per person • 15 days - 5 dive days Cocos, 5 dive days Malpelo: Starts from $6,499 USD per person • 18 days - 7 dive days Cocos, 6 dive days Malpelo: Starts from $7,315 USD per person Rates published are per person and are based on two people sharing a standard cabin. Rates listed may be subject to a fuel (Brent Oil) surcharge. Park fees are not included: Coiba $20 USD per person per trip; Cocos $70 USD per person per dive per day Malpelo $80 USD per person per dive per day. Park fees are subject to change without prior notice. What You Can Expect: Diving Program Aboard M/V Yemaya • Safe diving practices • Highly experienced guides and crew • Diver experience levels and certification • Diving guidelines • Setting up your dive gear • Flexible dive schedule • Convenient water entries from comfortable skiffs • Descent lines available where possible Safety is our biggest concern and an absolute priority at all times!!! Due to the characteristics of the diving in the Tropical Eastern Pacific Islands of Coiba, Cocos and Malpelo, we recommend that you have at least 30 logged dives and an Advanced Open Water certification. New divers might find this diving environment challenging. Liveaboard Trips Schedule for 2017 • May 22, 2017 to June 1, 2017 (11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo) • June 22, 2017 to July 2, 2017 (11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo) • July 4 - 14, 2017 (11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo) • July 15 - 25, 2017 (11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo) • July 31, 2017 to August 10, 2017 (11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo) • August 11 - 21, 2017 (11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo) • August 25, 2017 to September 4, 2017 (11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo) • September 8 - 18, 2017 (11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo) • September 20 - 27, 2017 (8 days - 6 dive days Cobia) • October 1 - 15, 2017 (15 days - 5 dive days Cocos, 5 dive days Malpelo) • October 16, 2017 to November 2, 2017 (18 days - 7 dive days Cocos, 6 dive days Malpelo) • November 3 - 15, 2017 (13 days - 9 dive days Malpelo) • November 30, 2017 to December 10, 2017 (11 days - 7 dive days Malpelo) • December 24, 2017 to January 6, 2018 (14 Days - 10 dives days Malpelo) What To Expect Onboard: Each expedition offers the best in safety, service, comfort and adventure aboard our robust 115-ft (35-m) modern and well-equipped liveaboard expedition boat, M/V Yemaya. With a steel hull and equipped with 2 engines, 3 generators and all safety implements, this oceangoing vessel is built to withstand the occasional rough seas in the Tropical Eastern Pacific. Dedicated Crew We have 8 crew members aboard M/V Yemaya. All are dedicated to bringing you the best in safety, service, comfort and enjoyment during your stay aboard—our dive guides and skiff operators are responsible for making sure you have the best possible dive experiences on your trip while M/V Yemaya’s internal staff will keep the vessel and your rooms spotlessly clean and be at hand to serve meals and delicious in between dive snacks, hot chocolate and juices. Ample space and well-appointed accommodations Our dive expeditions, whale watching trips and nature observation tours take you to the peace, beauty and adventure of the remote and spectacular uninhabited islands of Malpelo, Coiba and Cocos. Our 8 cabins, sun deck and al fresco dining area ensure ample space and a comfortable journey for 16 guests. Our dive tenders are 25 ft x 8.6 ft Caribe Profundo custom skiffs, each powered by twin 115HP Suzuki four-stroke outboards. Each skiff can accommodate 10 divers in comfort and its bimini top provides protection from the sun or shelter from occasional showers. MV Yemaya sleeps 16 people in two Master Cabins on the forward upper deck, each furnished with double beds. Along with a further six cabins, located on the main deck, each with three quarter and/or single beds. All accommodations aboard have plenty of natural lighting and views of the ocean provided by large picture windows. All are well laid out and very clean and comfortable. All cabins are equipped with hot and cold water showers, vanity units, reading lights and several 110v sockets. (Both 110 and 220 volts are available in other areas of M/V Yemaya.) Safety equipment includes 2 life jackets and 1 small Fire Extinguisher per cabin. All standard cabins have ample hanging and storage areas, vanity sinks and large mirrors. We offer laundry service onboard. 2 laundry bags with your room number are located in your cabin. Please place clothes for laundry here. Our crew will return these to your cabin once clean. Laundry service is done two times on your trip. All towels will be provided during your stay aboard. Please assist us to limit the contamination of the environment and try and limit your laundry to essential items. All rooms and bathrooms are cleaned and beds are made up every day. Onboard entertainment We have a 52-inch Plasma TV with DVD and Bose surround sound stereo onboard. Still and Video cameras can be linked to the screen for photo and video viewing in the evenings. There is an extensive DVD library onboard; however, you are welcome to bring along your own DVD’s and Music. Board games are also available.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 16 guests
- Luxury, Events & Large groups
- Motor Yacht
We offer Liveaboard Dive Expeditions to Malpelo, Coiba and Cocos Islands. Our dive guides are experienced Recreational Diving Instructors and trained Technical Divers. They are not the Scuba Police, however will lead you on tours to the best spots on each site and add to your safety, comfort and enjoyment on every dive. Our Captains hold internationally recognized seafaring licenses. In addition, most of our crew is Medic First Aid trained and also qualified DAN O2 providers. All our crew maintain a level of skills and training to handle emergencies aboard, i.e. Man Overboard, Diver Searches and Fire at Sea and more.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Air Conditioning
- Watersports Equipment
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Center Cockpit
- Twin Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.