Galapagos is one of the most exciting destinations in the world. Guests will have the opportunity to dive with playful Sea Lions, travel to the famous Darwin and Wolf for thrilling diving to see Hammerhead Sharks, Whale Sharks, clouds of Tuna and much more. The scenic view of the Darwin Arch is as picturesque as you can imagine. The Galapagos Aggressor departs from Baltra every Thursday afternoon and are the perfect platform for a Galapagos diving holiday that you will remember for a lifetime.
Our goal is to provide you with the ultimate Galapagos Live Aboard diving experience. The Galapagos Aggressor offers a brand new itinerary in compliance with the Galapagos National Park regulations which requires companies with permits to follow the exact itinerary below. A maximum of four dives will be offered daily; two in the morning and two in the afternoon. In addition, two night dives and two land excursions per week will be offered.
The new diving areas added to the itinerary are: Bartolome Punta, Cousins Rock and Cabo Douglas. The Galapagos National Park grants approval for normal itineraries and accepts requests for special itineraries.
Capacity: 14 Passengers in 7 cabins
Cabins: 4 deluxe Cabins offer two single berths, 3 Master Cabins offer twin beds that can be converted into doubles and a porthole.
Features: Air conditioning, private bathrooms, TV/DVD/MP·, hairdryer.
Technical Features and Specifications
Length: 30.5 meters (100 ft.)
Speed: 10 knots
Crew and Staff: 7 crew, dive masters, naturalist guides
Safety Equipment: ISO 9001
“Green” designation: ISO 14001
Decks: 4 Lower Deck(guest cabins), Main Deck (dining, bar-lounge, compression room, dive center/dive deck), Upper Deck (cabins, briefing area), Sun Deck.
Facilities: Sun deck, hot-tub, a barbecue, hammocks, spacious interior and exterior seating areas. Diving is operated from 2 RIBs, and Nitrox refills are free of charge.
Diving platform with a huge aluminum tank, unlimited air compression, weight belts free of charge in all sizes available, diving and photo equipment for rent, 1 main Bauer K-14 compressor for quick refills, a Bauer “Mariner” reserve compressor for standby, individual room for preparing and equipment for each guest, fresh water showers and water for cleaning the equipment, heating area, 2 camera tables, battery recharge station, renting of Nikon cameras with flash ($100 USD per week).
THURSDAY: Baltra Airport, Afternoon Greeting by Crew, Bus Transfer to the Dock (Muelle) and Boarding. Welcome, and Orientation Dive at Punta Carrion at Itabaca Channel.
FRIDAY: 2 Morning dives; Punta Carrion (Santa Cruz Island) and Bartolome Punta. 1 afternoon dive at Bartolome Punta and hike to Bartolome Summit.
SATURDAY: January to May:4 Dives at Wolf; 2 morning, 2 afternoon dives.
June to December: 2 morning dives, 1 afternoon and 1 night dive.
SUNDAY: January to May: 2 morning dives at Darwin and 2 afternoon dives at Wolf.
June to December: 2 morning dives and 2 afternoon dives at Darwin.
MONDAY: January to May: 5 dives at Cabo Marshall; 2 morning dives, 2 afternoon and 1 night dive.
June to December: 2 morning dives at Darwin; and 2 afternoon dives at Wolf.
TUESDAY: 2 morning dives at Cabo Douglas and 2 afternoon dives at Punta Vicente Roca.
WEDNESDAY: 1 morning dive at Cousins Rock. Wednesday afternoon arrive at Itabaca Channel. After lunch guests will disembark at 1 pm to go ashore for a private bus tour to see the beautiful Highlands of Santa Cruz Island. This will include Los Gemelos (The Twins, two enormous sinkholes), Scalesia Forest for a scenic view over Santa Cruz, a Tortoise Reserve to see giant tortoises, and Lava Tubes.
After the hike, guests can walk through town, shop and visit the tortoise-breeding center Fausto Llerena at the Charles Darwin Research Station. Guests will have dinner ashore at a local restaurant of their choice (only meal not included in the cruise). The Galapagos Aggressor will move from Itabaca Channel to Puerto Ayora. At 10 pm the boat will depart for Baltra.
THURSDAY: Guests will have a full breakfast then check out and depart to the Baltra Airport.
Itinerary is subject to change without notice.
2018 Price: Aggressor III Dive Yachts
|Price per person|
|Cabins||US $5.995 From July 06,2017 to July 05 , 2018|
|Cabins||US $6.295 From July 05,2018 to July 04 , 2019|
Children between 5 and 10 years old receive a 25% discount only on vacation season.
Note: The itinerary is subject to change without previous notice due to weather conditions, operational matters, National Park Authority advisories or the captain’s decision for passenger’s safety and security. Likewise, the Galapagos Park Entry and the immigration card fees, the cruise fuel surcharge and airfares are subject to change without prior notification. Furthermore, it should be noted that supplements can be imposed by suppliers post-booking.