AQUA YACHT

Welcome aboard the Aqua Yacht

M/Y Aqua has cosy social areas that will complement a comfortable and adventurous stay. Shared with a total of just 16 guests, the library, shaded outside lounge, solarium and dining areas are great choices for you to relax and enjoy the nature that surrounds you.

Our cosy accommodation : M/Y Aqua offers nine cabins. The main deck and upper deck cabins have picture windows that can be opened. The lower deck cabins have portholes only. They also include clean private facilities, hot and cold water, low beds, air conditioning and storage space for a comfortable stay.

GALLERY

DECK PLANS

FACILITIES

Adventurous througout

Meet M/Y Aqua! A comfortable and adventurous expedition boat and diving liveaboard! Enjoy your incredible journey in the majestic islands and relax aboard after every adventure.

Our cosy accommodation

M/Y Aqua offers nine cabins. The main deck and upper deck cabins have picture windows that can be opened. The lower deck cabins have portholes only.
They also include clean private facilities, hot and cold water, low beds, air conditioning and storage space for a comfortable stay.

Spacious social areas

M/Y Aqua has cosy social areas that will complement a comfortable and adventurous stay. Shared with a total of just 16 guests, the library, shaded outside lounge, solarium and dining areas are great choices for you to relax and enjoy the nature that surrounds you.

DIVING EQUIPMENT, SAFETY AND CERTIFICATIONS

Diving equipment on board

  • 2 dive tank compressors for enriched air and nitrox
  • 12 L aluminium scuba tanks with valves, belts and weights
  • Full personal diving equipment available for rent (BCD, regulator, mask, fins, 7 mm wetsuit, hood, gloves, boots, dive computer, torch and GoPro underwater camera)

Diving safety equipment provided for free

  • Personal marine rescue GPS
  • Storm whistle
  • Diving beacon and surface marker tube

Aqua’s dive-related certifications

  • Certified with PADI, DAN, EFR

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Type, class and capacity
Category: Midrange
Type: Motor yacht
Length: 26 m / 85 ft
Beam: 5.5 m / 18 ft
Capacity: 16 passengers + 8 staff / crew members, 1 instructor guide and 1 divemaster guide on diving liveaboards, and 1 bilingual naturalist guide on naturalist programs)

Electricity: 110 V / 220 V
Dinghies: 2 Caribe (C-20 and C-17) with 50 HP - Yamaha four stroke outboards

Social Areas

Sun deck: Solarium area and shaded relaxing area
Upper deck: Shaded outside deck
Main Deck: Dive platform

Amenities: TV, DVD, laptop, beamer, deck chairs

Speed
Cruising speed: 9 knots (16,6 km/h)

Safety Features
• 1 Life raft
• 2 radars and 1 AIS radar
• VHF and HF radios
• 2 GPS with alarm and depth sounder
• Satellite and mobile phones
• Bilge pump and fire pumps
• Fire extinguishers throughout the yacht and 3 CO2 banks
• Complete first aid and trauma kit, including emergency oxygen tanks

Emergency life jackets in the cabins

ITINERARIES

 8 DAYS DIVING ITINERARY - A

TUESDAY
AM: Liveaboard diving cruise starts at Baltra airport (GPS)     PM: Baltra North East (Check Out Dive)    
WEDNESDAY
AM: Bartolome (1 Dive)     
PM: Cousin's Rock (2 Dives)     
THURSDAY
AM: Wolf (4 Dives)
PM: Wolf (4 Dives)
FRIDAY
AM: Darwin (4 Dives)
PM: Darwin (4 Dives)
SATURDAY
AM: Wolf (3 Dives)
PM: Wolf (3 Dives)
SUNDAY
AM: Vicente Roca Point (1 Dive)
PM: Cape Douglas (1 Dive)
MONDAY
AM: Roca Blanca (1 Dive) / Pinzon (1 Dive)
PM: Late afternoon arrival Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz) at leisure 
TUESDAY
AM: Santa Cruz Highlands Giant Tortoises visit                         
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport  

 8 DAYS ITINERARY - B

TUESDAY
AM: Baltra Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat
PM: North Seymour (HK/SN)
WEDNESDAY
AM: South Plazas (HK)
PM: Santa Fe (HK)
THURSDAY
AM: Floreana: Cormorant Point / Champion Islet (HK/SN)
PM: Floreana: Post Ofice Bay / Baroness Lookout (HK/SN)
FRIDAY
AM: Santa cruz: El Chato Reserve / Twin Craters (HK)
PM: Santa cruz: C. C Fausto Llenera (HK)
SATURDAY
AM: Santa cruz: Dragon Hill (HK)
PM: Santiago: Sullivan Bay (HK/SN)
SUNDAY
AM: Santiago: Egas Port (HK/SN)
PM: Chinese Hat (HK/SN)
MONDAY
AM: Rabida (HK/SN)
PM: Bartolome (HK/SN)
TUESDAY
AM: Mosquera Islet
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport  

 4 DAYS ITINERARY - B4

TUESDAY
AM: Baltra Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat
PM: North Seymour (HK/SN)
WEDNESDAY
AM: South Plazas (HK)
PM: Santa Fe (HK)
THURSDAY
AM: Floreana: Cormorant Point / Champion Islet (HK/SN)
PM: Floreana: Post Ofice Bay / Baroness Lookout (HK/SN)
FRIDAY
AM: Santa cruz: El Chato Reserve / Twin Craters (HK)
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport

2023  AQUA YACHT PRICES PER PERSON

DURATION OF CRUISE 4 DAYS 5 DAYS 8 DAYS
RATES $1725 USD $2525 USD $3925 USD

RATES INCLUDED:

  • Accommodation as confirmed.
  • All mentioned meals (full-board); filtered water, tea and coffee.
  • All guided excursions and activities as mentioned in the itinerary by a National Park certified naturalist guide.
  • Beach towels and snorkelling gear (snorkel, mask, flippers; optional wet-suits for hire).

RATES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Round-trip flight to the Galapagos.
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks.
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee and Transit Control Card (currently $120, subject to change).
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses, extras and tipping.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

  • Itinerary subject to change in case of unforeseen situations or request by the National Park
  • Please note we cannot guarantee the encounter of specific elusive species
    Solo travellers are allowed to book a twin cabin on shared basis. 
  • The cabin will be shared with another traveller of the same gender.