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Length / Width

26 m / 5 m

Year built / renovated

1998  / 2019

Rental equip.

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  • Discover the most exceptional sites of the Galapagos Marine Reserve, including Darwin and Wolf Islands, with a choice of diving and naturalist itineraries
  • Between dives go snorkeling or trekking, immerse yourself in local culture or get involved in environmental activities
  • There’s plenty of room for gearing up on the diving platform, complete with rinse tanks for cameras, and there’s a shaded lounge on the upper deck where you can catch fantastic sunsets
  • More than 20 shark species can be seen here including Galapagos sharks and large schools of hammerheads, and you can encounter sea lions, seals and penguins along the way
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Enhanced Health Measures

Date of last update:Jan 5, 2022

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Upon international arrival, our field staff will inform you of any protocols and make you feel safe and welcome! Our guides have the necessary knowledge and tools to tackle any situation: they all have training as first responders, have a solid knowledge of the local areas and key locations (such as healthcare centers), and are in constant contact with our local office for the latest updates. The transfer vehicle will have been deep cleaned, and there are disinfection procedures that will be applied to the travelers and their luggage before departing. There will also be hand sanitizer and disposable masks available at all times. Our guides and drivers will be using face masks based on local guidelines. Upon arrival, all passengers will also receive our local 24/7 support phone numbers. When arriving on their own, our local staff will contact the travelers upon arrival at the hotel to welcome them and answer any questions they might have. During the trip What’s better than knowing the travelers had a lifetime experience? This has always been our goal, and to continue providing it, we have implemented the following safety protocols throughout the trip. All surfaces of our vehicles are extensively cleaned once per day. The vehicles have their maximum capacity reduced to facilitate physical distancing and there will be daily assigned seating for groups. The use of hand sanitizer will be mandatory every time passengers board the vehicle. Depending on the current guidelines, facial coverings will be recommended. Our boats undergo daily deep cleaning, with higher intensity on the more frequented areas. All our staff has been trained in biosecurity protocols, and we have also rearranged mealtimes, briefings, dinghy occupancy, and use of common areas to support physical distancing. Hand sanitizer or handwashing will be required every time when boarding and at mealtimes (before and after). All our activities are planned well beforehand to avoid unnecessary contact.All the equipment will have been cleaned thoroughly beforehand and disinfected between uses.
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Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 20%
  • 75 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 97 days prior to arrival
  • 25.0% will be charged if you cancel between 97 and 67 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 67 days prior to arrival



The Galapagos Aqua is the ideal boat for divers and adventure lovers of all ages.

It offers a unique combination of both liveaboard diving safaris, including the best diving sites Galapagos offers, as well as naturalist cruises for seeing what makes the islands themselves so special, which should not be missed when visiting the Galapagos Islands. Your days will combine diving, treks, cultural immersion and environmental activities.

Combine the incomparable diversity above and under the waves at truly the best value available: Aqua is new to the fleet of ATC Galapagos Cruises & Liveaboards and will start cruising late March 2019, after an extended dry dock.


Galapagos Aqua has nine light and airy cabins for a maximum of 18 guests. The main deck and upper deck cabins have picture windows which can be opened. Lower deck cabins have portholes only. All cabins are decorated in a clean, bright style with natural wood and light walls, have private bathrooms with a hot shower, toilet and washbasin, biodegradable soap, shampoo and conditioner, air conditioning, closet and towels.

The main deck has a lounge with bar, a dining area & a small library, ideal for post-diving relaxation or chilling out in the evening. There is also a landing area & diving platform with a separate rinsing tanks for U/W cameras and plenty of space for all dive gear, two hand hold showers and a dry table. On the upper deck there is a shaded outside lounge and a small exterior lounge in front of the bridge. A sundeck with solarium loungers offers the chance to enjoy stunning sunsets.

The Galapagos Aqua dive yacht offers delicious international  and local Ecuadorian gourmet meals. Water, Coffee, Tea are included. For any special dietary requests, such as vegetarian or any allergies, please inform the boat prior to arrival.

How to Get There

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Deck Plan


Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Nautilus Lifeline

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

PADI® Courses Available

  • Scuba Refresher
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Dive Center Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station

Boat Amenities

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni


  • Land Excursions

Great for families

  • Movies

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking


  • Us Power Sockets


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