Aqua Galapagos

Newly remodeled, the 85 foot long motor yacht, Aqua Galapagos, offers a week of naturalist activities for wildlife loving travelers, followed by a diving week for those looking to explore the islands underwater. The 2 back to back itineraries make it one of the few cruises to offer such a versatile program around this fascinating archipelago. This spacious yacht accommodates 16 passengers maximum in 9 cabins on 3 decks. The main deck and upper deck cabins have picture windows that can be opened while the lower deck cabins have portholes only.

The cabins also include clean private facilities, hot/cold water, low beds, air-conditioning, and storage space for a comfortable stay. There’s a fully equipped diving platform and large lounge areas for relaxation, including a library, shaded outdoor lounge and dining area. A crew of 8 plus bi-lingual naturalist guide will ensure a safe, educational and fun experience. Itineraries aboard Aqua Galapagos yacht take divers to the best sites in the Galapagos such as Darwin and Wolf. it’s ideal for families of adventurer of all ages. The wide range of activities will give everyone something to do. Kids can enjoy snorkeling along the pristine beaches of the islands, observing the colorful and unique animals on land and water excursions.

 8 Day/ 7 Night Diving Trip

 5 Day/ 4 Night Naturalist Cruise

4 Day/ 3 Night Naturalist Cruise

Technical Specifications
● Type: Motor Yacht
● Year Built: 1998 (Remodeled in 2019)
● Category: Midrange
● Length: 26 meter / 85 feet
● Beam: 5.5 meter / 18 feet
● Max Capacity: 16 passengers
● Cabins: 9 (During the 2019 refurbishment 1 cabin will be added)
● Crew: 8 members + 1 Instructor Guide and 1 Dive Master Guide. (For naturalist cruises only 1 bilingual naturalist guide)
● Zodiacs: 2 Caribe (C-20 & C-17) with 50 HP Yamaha four stroke outboards
● Max Speed: 9 knots
● Electricity: 110v/220v
● Engines: 2 x 250 HP Caterpillar
● Generators: 1x 80 KW & 1x 60 KW Cummins

Safety Features
● 1 Life raft
● 2 Radars + 1 AIS Radar
● VHF & HF radios
● 2 GPS with alarm and depth sounder
● Satellite & mobile phones
● Bilge pump & Fire pumps
● Full fire equipment, including life line
● Fire extinguishers throughout the yacht & 3 CO2 banks
● Oxygen Complete -first aid and trauma kit
● Emergency Life jackets in cabins

Diving Equipment, Safety, & Certifications
Diving Equipment on board:
● 2 dive tank compressors: Enriched air and Nitrox
● Aluminum 12L scuba tanks with valves, belts and weights
● Full personal diving equipment available for rent (BCD, regulator, mask, fins, 7mm wetsuits, hoods, gloves, boots, dive computer, torch, GoPro underwater camera)

Diving Safety Equipment provided on board for free:
● Personal Marine rescue GPS, Storm whistle, Diving beacon, Surface marker tube

Aqua’s Dive related Certifications:
● Certified with PADI, DAN, EFR

Special: 

Save $500 off Select Dive Departures
Mar 3-10, 2020
May 12-19, 2020
Jun 9-16, 2020
Jun 23-30, 2020
Jun 30-Jul 7, 2020
Dec 1-8, 2020
Dec 8-15, 2020
Dec 15-22, 2020
Mar 2-9, 2021
Mar 16-23, 2021

$350 off Select Natural History Cruises - please inquire

* Book by Feb 29, 2020

New bookings only. Cannot be combined with other offers.