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Nortada Galapagos LiveaboardNortada: The itinerary includes up to 20 dives and 3 land visits.  Nortada just went through a complete rebuild/refit in 2014 and accommodates 8 divers.  All cabins are lower deck, twin berths with one additional berth for storage or can fit 3 in a cabin. The vessel is 85 ft / 25.9 mt long and 18 ft/ 5.4 mt beam.  She is smaller, but carries half as many divers as other liveaboards which is great while diving.

All cabins have private heads and air conditioning.  The main deck has a dining area and lounge as well as a sun deck. The dive platform has benches, camera tables and Nortada is a rebreather friendly vessel.  Nautilus Lifelines, dive alerts and SMBs are provided.The crew consists of the Captain, 1 mechanic, 1 cook, 2 sailors and 1 guide.
 

Rate:  2017 & 2018:  Low season (Jan-June) $4595 pp plus $150 Nitrox.  High season (June - Jan) $5595 pp plus $150 Nitrox.

Itinerary:  

Day 1 Fri:  AM: Arrive Baltra. Meet in Puerto Ayora. PM: Check dive Puerto Ayora
Day 2 Sat: AM) Punta Carrion.  PM: Cousins Rock
Day 3 Sun: Wolf
Day 4 Mon: Darwin
Day 5 Tue: Wolf
Day 6 Wed: AM: Cabo Douglas.  PM: Punta Vicente Roca
Day 7 Thu: Cabo Marshall. 
Day 8 Fri: Darwin Research Station.  Departure. 

Total Dives: Up to 20
Total Land Visits: 3 

Equipment Rental:  Full kit rental is $275 and includes a computer.   

Official Flight:  TAME Airlines 

Fri: Flight EQ 193. Departs UIO at 09:00 AM.  Departs GYE at 10:30 AM.  Arrives GPS at 11:30 AM.
Fri: Flight EQ 192.  Departs GPS 12:30 PM.  Arrives GYE at 15:10 PM.  Arrives UIO at 17:00 PM
 

Gallery: Click on an image below to enlarge photos of Nortada.