Accommodation

Nortada, is the the latest addition to the live-aboard yachts in Galapagos for small groups of up to 8 divers. Nortada features four lower deck , fully air conditioned cabins with twin lower berths, private heads, lockers and drawers. Public areas consist of a main deck with bridge, galley, air conditioned dining room and lounge. The scuba diving platform has ample benches, outside showers, camera tables and rebreather rinsing facilities. In the upper deck a sun deck is next to the fly bridge.

Nortada offers regular 7 and 14 night departures with itineraries to Wolf and Darwin for small groups of up to 8 guests; this small group setting creates a very special environment to our customers offering a level of privacy and custom made travel that was unavailable for small groups before.

Specifications

  • Lenght: 85 feet / 25.9 metres
  • Beam: 18 feet / 5.4 metres
  • Draft: 5 feet / 1.5 metres
  • Cruising Speed: 12 knots

Itinerary

WOLF AND DARWIN ITINERARY
STANDARD 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS (Friday to Friday)
FRIDAY Arrival in Baltra Airport-Transfer to Puerto Ayora
Meeting at the Dive Center
PM: Check dive in Puerto Ayora
SATURDAY AM: Baltra N/E or Punta Carrion
PM: Cousin Rock
SUNDAY Wolf Island
AM: Shark Bay / Landslide
PM: La Ventana Islet / La Banana
MONDAY AM: Darwin’s Arch / El Arenal
PM: Darwin’s Arch / El Arenal
TUESDAY Wolf Island
AM: Shark Bay / Landslide
PM: La Ventana Islet / La Banana
WEDNESDAY Bartolome
AM: Cape Douglas
PM: Punta Vicente Roca
THURSDAY Santa Cruz
AM: Cape Marshall / Manta Ray City
PM: Puerto Coca
FRIDAY Santa Cruz:
AM: Chares Darwin Research Station
Transfer to Baltra Airport

2017 & 2018 LIVEABOARD AVAILABILITY

Nortada Yacht
Accommodations: 4 lower deck cabins, all twin berths.
Nortada Yacht: 2017
Price $4595 pp until Jun -after $5595 pp. Nitrox is $150.
OCT Available Spaces NOV Available Spaces DEC Available Spaces
6-13 Oct 5 3-10 Nov 2 1-8 Dec 6
20-27 Oct 3 17-24 Nov 3 8-15 Dec 8
27 Oct - 3 Nov 5 24 Nov - 1 Dec 8 15-22 Dec 8
        22-29 Dec 8

 

Nortada Yacht: 2018
Price $4595 pp until Jun -after $5595 pp. Nitrox is $150.
JAN Available Spaces FEB Available Spaces MAR Available Spaces APR Available Spaces
5-12 Jan - 8 8 2-9 Feb 4 2-9 Mar 8 6-13 Apr 8
12-19 Jan 8 9-16 Feb 8 9-16 Mar 8 13-20 Apr 8
19-26 Jan 8 16-23 Feb 0 16-23 Mar 8 20-27 Apr 8
26 Jan - 2 Feb 8 23 Feb - 2 Mar 6 23-30 Mar 8 27 Apr - 4 May 8
        30 Mar - 6 Apr 8    
               
MAY Available Spaces JUN Available Spaces JUL Available Spaces AUG Available Spaces
4-11 May 8 1-8 Jun 8 6-13 Jul 8 3-10 Aug 8
11-18 May 8 8-15 Jun 8 13-20 Jul 8 10-17 Aug 8
18-25 May 8 15-22 Jun 8 20-27 Jul 8 17-24 Aug 6
25 May - 1 Jun 8 22-29 Jun 8 27 Jul - 3 Aug 8 24-31 Aug 8
    29 Jun - 6 Jul 8     31 Aug - 7 Sep 8
               
SEP Available Spaces OCT Available Spaces NOV Available Spaces DEC Available Spaces
7-14 Sep 5 5-12 Oct 8 2-9 Nov 0 7-14 Dec 8
14-21 Sep 8 12-19 Oct 8 9-16 Nov 0 14-21 Dec 8
21-28 Sep 8 19-26 Oct 8 16-23 Nov 8 21-28 Dec 8
28 Sep - 5 Oct 8 26 Oct - 2 Nov 0 23-30 Nov 8 28 Dec - 4 Jan 8
        30 Nov - 7 Dec 8    

Rates 2017

NORTADA DIVING CRUISE 2017 PRICES
SEASON PRICE PER PERSON CHARTER
LOW SEASON-8 Days-7 Nights $ 4.595,00 $ 36.760,00
HIGH SEASON-8 Days-7 Nights $ 5.595,00 $ 44.760,00
*LOW SEASON: January 1- May 31
*HIGH SEASON: June 1 - December 31 Single Supplement: 100%

Rates 2018

NORTADA DIVING CRUISE 2018 PRICES
SEASON PRICE PER PERSON CHARTER
LOW SEASON-8 Days-7 Nights $ 4.595,00 $ 36.760,00
HIGH SEASON-8 Days-7 Nights $ 5.595,00 $ 44.760,00
*LOW SEASON: January 1- May 31
*HIGH SEASON: June 1 - December 31
Single Supplement: 100 %

Included

  • 20 Nitrox compatible aluminum 80 cu ft/12 liter cylinders are filled
  • by one of the twin Nuvair LP/HP Compressors.
  • Two Nuvair nitrox analyzers are available on board
  • All dives air weights and weightbelt
  • Land visits and other activities where allowed
  • Accommodation (double or triple occupancy)
  • All meals and snacks served on board
  • Water, Coffee, Tea, Juices
  • Naturalist Dive Guide(s) - 01 for every 08 guests
  • Tender & transportation to/from dive sites
  • Selected safety equipment

NOT Include

  • Airfare to/from Galapagos
  • Galapagos National Park Tax ( USD100 per person)
  • Migratory Control Card (USD20 per person)
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic beverages

OPTIONAL EXPENSES:

  • Nitrox upgrade $ 150,00
  • Nitrox user course $ 210,00
  • 100cf / 15lt cylinders upgrade $ 100,00
  • Full kit rental (incl. computer) $ 275,00
  • Dive light rental $ 50,00
  • Point and shoot photo rental $ 175,00
  • Note: All rentals are subject to a 12% IVA (VAT) / Nitrox tax is included