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.


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

Itineraries: Nortada Yacht


Galapagos Islands - cruises and tours

Itinerary 8D / 7N Cruises

STANDARD 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS (Friday to Friday)
FRIDAYArrival in Baltra Airport-Transfer to Puerto Ayora
Meeting at the Dive Center
PM: Check dive in Puerto Ayora
SATURDAYAM: Baltra N/E or Punta Carrion
PM: Cousin Rock
SUNDAYWolf Island
AM: Shark Bay / Landslide
PM: La Ventana Islet / La Banana
MONDAYAM: Darwin’s Arch / El Arenal
PM: Darwin’s Arch / El Arenal
TUESDAYWolf Island
AM: Shark Bay / Landslide
PM: La Ventana Islet / La Banana
AM: Cape Douglas
PM: Punta Vicente Roca
AM: Cape Marshall / Manta Ray City
PM: Puerto Coca
FRIDAYSanta Cruz:
AM: Chares Darwin Research Station
Transfer to Baltra Airport

Rates 2019

 8 Days
Panama Season$ 5,048
Humbolt Season$ 6,148


  • 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


  • 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