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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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Booking process


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%
  • 90 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel more than 121 days before the start of your trip, you will lose 10% of the total booking, 20% for more than 61 days and 100% if you cancel within 61 days.

SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CANCELLATION POLICY:  Our standard policies apply, however, instead of losing your booking value, if your trip is affected by the COVID-19 crisis, we will offer 10% as credit for bookings cancelled 61 days or more before the cruise departure date; or 20% of the net paid as credit for bookings cancelled 60 days or less before the cruise departure date. This credit can be used on a future booking valid through 2021.  Full credit for rescheduling the booking, valid through 2021 If the passengers are unable to travel due to being quarantined.



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

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station

Boat Amenities


  • Land Excursions

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking

Great for families

  • Movies


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