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  • Aqua

Aqua: A 16-passenger diving yacht for exploring the islands

Days: 8, 5 & 4 | From: $1,595/per person

The 16-passenger Aqua is a comfortable and adventurous way to enjoy the islands. The boat features a library, a shaded outdoor lounge, a solarium, and dining areas. Itineraries are split between a standard Galapagos island itinerary and one that includes diving (for those with previous diving experience). Excursions are led by a bilingual naturalist guide and include snorkeling, hiking, and diving (for the diving itineraries).

  • Regular departures throughout the year
  • Available for private charter
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Vessel Information

Accommodations

The Aqua has three Lower Deck cabins with a double lower bed and a single upper bed. These cabins are for double or triple use. The Main Deck has one cabin with a double lower bed. The Upper Deck has five cabins with a single lower and a single upper bed.

All cabins have private bathrooms, individual climate controls and ample storage space for clothing and luggage.


Yacht Specifications

Construction: 1998 (remodeled in 2019)
Type: Power Motor Yacht
Length: 85 feet (26 meters)
Beam: 18 feet (5.5 meters)
Capacity: 16 passengers
Max speed: 9 knots
Accommodations: 3 lower deck cabins, 1 main deck cabin, 5 upper deck cabins
Crew: 8 members + 1 Guide and 1 Dive Master (for diving cruises)

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Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary A (8 days, Diving)

Tuesday
Arrive to Baltra / Baltra Northeast

Wednesday
Bartolome (1 Dive) / Cousin’s Rock (2 Dives)

Thursday
Wolf (4 Dives) / Darwin (4 Dives)

Friday
Darwin (4 Dives)

Saturday
Wolf (3 Dives)

Sunday
Punta Vicente Roca (1 Dive) / Cape Douglas (1 Dive)

Monday
Roca Blanca (1 Dive) / Pinzon (1 Dive) / Puerto Ayora

Tuesday
Santa Cruise Highlands / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B (8 days)

Tuesday
Arrive to Baltra / North Seymour

Wednesday
South Plaza / Santa Fe

Thursday
Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz) / Cormorant Point (Floreana)

Friday
Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz) / Sombrero Chino

Saturday
Cowley (Isabela) / Albany Islet & Buccaneer Cove (Santiago)

Sunday
Santiago: Egas Port / Sullivan Bay

Monday
Rabida / Bartolome

Tuesday
Mosquera Islet / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B5 (5 days)

Friday
Arrive to Baltra / Sombrero Chino

Saturday
Cowley (Isabela) / Albany Islet & Buccaneer Cove (Santiago)

Sunday
Santiago: Egas Port / Sullivan Bay

Monday
Rabida / Bartolome

Tuesday
Mosquera Islet / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B4 (4 days)

Tuesday
Arrive to Baltra / North Seymour

Wednesday
South Plaza / Santa Fe

Thursday
Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz) / Cormorant Point (Floreana)

Friday
Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

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Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.

Pricing

Trip length: 8, 5, and 4 day itineraries

Max number of passengers: 16, in 10 cabins

Prices 2020:

Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, use of snorkeling equipment

Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $530 per person), gratuities, soft drinks, alchoholic drinks, wetsuit rentals, diving equipment (for dive cruises)

Prices in parenthesis are for peak departure dates (Christmas & New Year departures)

4 day cruise:
– Lower Deck: $1,595 ($1,695) per person
– Main/Upper Deck: $1,755 ($1,900) per person

5 day cruise:
– Lower Deck: $2,395 ($2,595) per person
– Main/Upper Deck: $2,635 ($2,860) per person

8 day cruise (non diving):
– Lower Deck: $3,695 ($4,095) per person
– Main/Upper Deck: $4,065 ($4,450) per person

8 day cruise (diving):
– Lower Deck: $4,295 ($4,595) per person
– Main/Upper Deck: $4,495 ($4,795) per person

Children 11 years and under receive a 20% discount (1 child per 2 adults)

Single Supplement: 50% (no surcharge is cabin is booked on sharing basis)

Charters: from $27,115 (4 days), $40,715 (5 days), $62,815 (8 days), $70,720 (8 days diving)

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