Aqua Galapagos Yacht
Superior Galapagos Cruises
From $4795 USD
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Aqua Galapagos Yacht

Categories: Superior Galapagos Cruises, Motor Yachts, 16 Max, $400 to $599
Places
Galapagos - Ecuador
Days
4 - 15
Difficulty
Easy-Hard
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from 2 ratings
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Highlights

  • The most affordable liveaboard in Galapagos
  • Fully refurbished in 2019 for added comfort
  • Outstanding far reaching itineraries
  • Reliable vessel, over a decade cruising
  • Best balance between comfort & price
  • Spacious interior & exterior social areas
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The Aqua Galapagos Yacht is a stunning hybrid cruise featuring both naturalist and diving itineraries for an adventure-packed week of activities for any avid and intrepid traveller. This spacious yacht accommodates a fully equipped diving platform, eight cabins hosting sixteen passengers dispersed across three decks; and large lounge areas for leisure and relaxation. Itineraries of the Aqua Galapagos yacht spoils guests with the world-renowned diving spots in the Galapagos such as Darwin and wolf. Furthermore, comprehensive naturalist activities offer the possibility for long or short programs discovering the greatest hidden gems and wildlife settlements of the islands. For the trip of a lifetime in the Galapagos, look no further than the Aqua Galapagos Yacht!

Cabins of the Aqua Galapagos Yacht
During your stay on the Aqua Galapagos cruise, you’ll sleep within one of eight air-conditioned and cozy staterooms. Each is decorated with lovely bright colours, each featuring bountiful space for storage, charging ports for electronics, an ensuite private bathroom with all necessary toiletries and a hot shower. Accommodation is flexible, with double beds and even triple accommodation with twins and bunk-style arrangement. Beds fitted with quality linens and equipped for reading lights. The upper and main deck cabins feature large picture windows, while below deck have two sizable rectangular portholes style windows.

Living areas of the Aqua Galapagos Yacht
For getting the best views of the Galapagos Islands, head up to the upper deck solarium of the Aqua Galapagos cruise. This area is arranged with comfortable chaise outdoor furniture and showcasing a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view. Make sure to head up in the evening for a spectacular sunset, and again at night to participate in the rare opportunity to watch the stars in one of the most isolated places on the planet with a unique placement on the equator. Heading down to the main deck, the outdoor shaded lounge area is the perfect place for intimate conversation, feeling the sea breeze, and enjoying a nice glass of wine.

Heading inside for a respite from the sun, lounge in the large salon area of the Aqua Galapagos yacht, surrounded with large picture windows and fitted with cozy extended sofas. This area includes a large flat-screen television, small library, board games, and a bar stocked with premium liquors, fine wines, and local beers. Your naturalist or diving guide will provide a brief 15-minute presentation every evening on the following day’s activities and all things you need to bring. Three times daily, enjoy world-class meals prepared by the professional sous chef, always a delicious array of local and international cuisine for every guest to enjoy. For any dietary restrictions, the chef will surely work with you. Upon return from excursions, enjoy delicious snacks to keep your energy up for all the adventure.

Itineraries of the Aqua Galapagos Yacht
The Aqua Galapagos yacht is a mixed vessel, with itineraries focusing on either naturalist tours or diving tours. Naturalist tours, which make of the majority of Galapagos cruise tours, are composed of numerous daily hikes through breathtaking landscapes, visits to otherworldly wildlife settlements, trips to pristine beaches, and renowned snorkelling spots. Diving tours are catered to intermediate to advanced divers and are composed of multiple daily and night dives to bucket-list dive sites full of hammerhead and whale sharks, green sea turtles, and much much more. Speak with our expert travel team to discover which itinerary of the Aqua Galapagos yacht is right for you.

 

Itineraries & Rates 2024

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Aqua Inclusions & Exclusions

INCLUSIONS
Accommodation, use of onboard facilities
All meals, water, coffee & tea
All activities as listed
Certified bilingual guide, (dive master – diving program)
Snorkel equipment
Tanks and weights (diving program)
Galapagos Transfers / Transfer Out *conditions apply

EXCLUSIONS
Park fee & TC card: $120
Round flight (mainland-galapagos-mainland)
Alcoholic & soft drinks
Wetsuit rental, (Full dive equipment rental)
Personal expenses, tipping & travel insurance
Nitrox $150 (diving program), Hyperbaric chamber fee
Transfer In (airport-hotel)

Aqua Features, Decks & Notices

Aqua General Details

Lower Bunks
Cabins: 3
Lower Bunks
Lower Deck
Main Double
Cabins: 1
Main Double
Main Deck
Upper Bunks
Cabins: 4
Upper Bunks
Upper Deck
Upper Double
Cabins: 1
Upper Double
Upper Deck

Cabin Specifications

  • Cabins:
    9 staterooms
  • Single:
    -
  • Bunkbeds:
    Yes
  • Twin/double:
    Yes
  • Convertible:
    -
  • Triple:
    Yes
  • Interconnected:
    -
  • Suite:
    -
  • Bedding:
    Low dbl, upper sgl bunk,Double bed,2 singles bunk
  • Sharing:
    Yes

Cruise Technical Specifications

  • Vessel type:
    Motor yacht
  • Year built:
    1998
  • Length:
    26 m / 85 ft
  • Beam:
    5.5 m / 18,44 ft
  • Max speed:
    9 knots
  • Crew:
    8 + 2 guides
  • Capacity:
    16 guests
  • Engine:
    2 x 250 H Caterpillar
  • Decks:
    4 decks
  • Balconies:
    -

Cruise Safety & Navigation

  • ABC Fire Extinguishers
  • ACR radio
  • All required navigation equipment
  • Depth sounders
  • FURUNO Radar
  • GPS
  • Lifeguard vest
  • VHF - DSS radio

Cruise Facilities


Cruise Surcharges

Children Aboard Cruise
  • Minimum age:
    N/A
  • Eligible age:
    N/A
  • Eligible disount:
    N/A
  • Restriction:
    N/A
Expenses Aboard
  • Bar:
    Cash & credit card accepted
  • Tipping:
    Guide: $8/$10 - Crew: $12/$15 per day
  • Wetsuit rental:
    Listed below with gear set
  • Souvenirs:
    N/A
  • Internet:
    N/A

Cruise Notices

  • Advanced open water (or equivalent) certificate, and a minimum of 50 immersions required to join any diving liveaboard
  • Complete set of Scuba gear (BCD, Regulator, 7mm Wetsuit, Fins, Mask, Snorkel, Boots, Hood, Gloves) USD 250 pp
  • Diving insurance required to join any diving liveaboard
  • Nitrox (USD 150 pp)
  • Single supplement 50%
Itineraries, inclusions and exclusions are subject to change by the galapagos national park, or vessel/s management.
 

Customers Reviews 2 Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Food
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Staff Members
    Excellent
    5.0
Jennifer Wistrom
We were hesitant to board a superior diving vessel, as these diving trips are for 8 days, and wondered if it was comfortable enough for over a week! The minute we stepped foot aboard, these worries were put to rest! the crew was outstanding and very helpful. The diving lived up to our expectations. Overall we wouldnt change a thing, thank you Ricky!
Johanne Weiley
Our diving experience aboard Aqua was all that we were hoping for and more! From the staff, to the visit points, food, and the overall experience was superb! and we got a great deal. Make sure to ask for Angel. He was very responsive and answered the million questions we had. 🙂

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