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Length / Width

26 m / 5 m

Year built / renovated

1986  / 2013

Rental equip.

YES ($)






  • Small, intimate experience with a maximum of 12 divers on board, but with two tenders ensuring your dive time is as valuable as possible
  • Stunning excursions taking in the very best of Galapagos islands, offering an abundance of marine life including schooling hammerheads, whale sharks, mantas and marine iguana
  • Divers get three days of their trip at Wolf and Darwin Islands, enjoying the very best diving the Galapagos has to offer
  • Shore excursions are also included so you get the full Galapagos experience, including time at the Fausto Llerena Breeding Center (where they work passionately to save the endangered giant tortoise population) and the Charles Darwin research station
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Enhanced Health Measures

Date of last update:Aug 22, 2020

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Negative COVID test, daily temperature measurement, disinfection of the yacht three times a day, shoe disinfection tray, alcohol dispensers and disinfectant gel

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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: 10%
  • 395 days before trip start: 35%
  • 120 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel within 98 day prior to trip departure date, you will forfeit 100%; you will forfeit 30% if you cancel between 98 and 372 days; you will forfeit 15% if you cancel more than 372 days prior to departure date.

SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TERMS: 10% deposit and balance 45 days prior to trip departure date.  You can cancel or re-schedule your trip within 30 days prior to the trip departure date; 



Nortada stands alone among Galapagos liveaboards on scuba diving charters around the best sites of the Galapagos, including the islands of Wolf and Darwin.

With only 8 Divers on board, the incredible Dive Safari vessel, the spacious Nortada is intimate and caters directly to each individual guest. Traveling to some of the best dive sites in the World, such as Darwin Island, Wolf Island and Cape Douglas/Punta Vicente Roca, Marine Adventurers will see rare wildlife such as flightless Cormorants, Galapagos Penguins, Marine Iguanas and several other endemic species. The vast number of large pelagics and fish species will blow you away. Highlights include feeding Marine Iguanas, the Red Lipped Batfish, Horn Sharks, Mola-Mola and spotting Baleen Whales.


Built specifically for Divers, the 85 ft (28m) liveaboard Nortada has 5 English and Spanish speaking crew members who will ensure the Ultimate Dive Safari. There are 4 en-suite cabins with private bathrooms all on the Lower deck, with 2 Single beds and 1 Single full-sized bunk bed. All the cabins include: air-conditioning, portholes, private bathroom with hot water shower, hand basin, toiletries and towels, reading lights, bedside cabinet and mirror, 2-pin US 110 electricity, bedding and luggage space, possibility for triple occupancy (third full size upper berth).

When not engaged in the spectacular diving, guest of the Nortada can relax on the sun deck and take in the amazing vistas of the Galapagos Islands.

Guests can also rest in the air conditioned Main Salon and watch movies on the DVD player and large screen TV or enjoy music on the entertainment center. The real thrills between dives will be the shore excursions to the amazing islands with its exotic indigenous species. The Land Safari will reveal the creatures Darwin once encountered. Learn about the history of the islands with a visit to Fausto Llerena Breeding Center and Charles Darwin Research Station.

The crew of liveaboard Nortada understands that abundant and delicious food is the key to fueling the action packed dives. Three delicious Chef repared meals will be served a day and will include Western food, mouth-watering Local dishes and Vegetarian options. Dining takes place in the air-conditioned lounge or on the open air deck. Special dietary needs can be accommodated with advance notice. All beverages including a selection of beer will be served. Also included are drinks and snacks all day long to ensure no one goes hungry on this dive vacation adventure.


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Deck Plan


For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Nautilus Lifeline
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Diving gear

  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Boat Amenities


  • Land Excursions

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food


  • Cash (Usd)


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Rebreather-Friendly


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