Lake Baikal live aboard dive safari

Boat: The Captain Cousteau

Constructed: 2014

Material: steel

Speed: 20 km per hour

Length: 23 m

Width: 5 m

Accommodates: 10 people

Navigation and other equipment: radar, GPS, depth finder, radio, satellite phone

Engine: Volvo-penta D7, 265 litres per second

Compressors: Coltri Sub, Bauer

Generator: 1х11 Kw, voltage 220 W

Zodiac: 1 for 6 people, engine 35 litres per second

Nitrox, Trimix: upon request

Boat description:

Cabins:  Lower deck - 4 cabins with double beds and an additional berth; main deck - 1 big cabin with a king size double bed. Under the beds there is a big storage place for bags and other stuff.

In each cabin - WC, shower, heated floor in the shower room; a wardrobe, a table, a lamp, video system, CD, USB, fire extinguishers, safety vests.

Also on the main deck:

     •     A cozy saloon (wardroom) where we can have our meals (full board: our menu specialty - different dishes of lake Baikal fish and lake Baikal water (from the depth of 500 metres)), watch a video, listen to music or just relax and discuss the plans

     •     Dive deck - at your disposal are big boxes to store your dive equipment, a special srea to let your suits get dry. Steel tanks - 15 L, twin tanks - 24 L, stages - 10,12 L. Nitrox and trimix upon request.

Upper deck - a sun deck with sunbathing area.

Stern - a special landing for getting into the water and fishing with a spinning.

There is also a special window to watch the bottom of the lake to choose a dive area or a fishing place.

Medical equipment: oxygen, emergency kit.

Safety: safety raft, Zodiac; fire extinguishers and safety vests.

Boat rental prices for 2017  

For a group up to 10 people:


5 days/4 nights – 370 000 roubles

8 days/7 nights – 647 000 roubles

11 days/10 nights - 831 000 roubles

Included in the price: a return group transfer from the airport to Irkutsk to a river port in Irkutsk, double accommodation aboard, 3 dives a day, tanks, weights, dive guide services, 3 meals a day, tea, coffee, lake Baikal water.

Not included in the price: air/train tickets, hotel accommodation, national park fees, dive equipment rental, fees to the crew and the dive guide, visa.