Since 1993 The MV Galapagos Aggressor III has been fulfilling the dreams of divers world-wide, who flock to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, hoping to encounter incredible and unique marine mammals and pelagics such as, hammerhead sharks, migratory whale sharks, playful sea lions, manta rays, huge schools of tunas, and even iguanas!
Galapagos Aggressor III liveaboard operates 7-night scuba diving tours to the best dive sites of the Galapagos Islands, including multiple days diving at Darwin and Wolf Islands. Departures are every Thursday.
At 30m long and 7m wide, the Aggressor has 3 decks, can accommodate up to 16 divers in a range of deluxe and spacious air-conditioned en-suite cabins, and offers a whole new level of custom designed comfort, with all mod-cons and amenities to satisfy everyone, including non-divers.
Amenities are distributed over 3 decks and comprise of a spacious saloon and adjoining dining area. Large windows provide panoramic views of the surrounding ocean. The saloon has plenty of comfortable seating and cushions so that you can relax in comfort. Complete library of movies, marine life and fish identification books, magazines and novels for your enjoyment. Large flat screen TV and DVD entertainment system.
Outdoor areas include a large sun deck with shaded areas, complete with sun loungers and a hot tub at the bow section of the main deck.
The lower deck has 4 deluxe twin staterooms, and the upper deck has 4 master twin staterooms, which can be arranged into queen-sized beds. Hair-dryer and a TV/DVD player are provided.
No request is too small for our experienced crew of 9 who will pamper you as you dine on delicious meals, served tableside in the dining room. In between dives, relax and socialise in our spacious and comfortable saloon, take a dip into our Jacuzzi, and enjoy refreshing cocktails on the sun deck, while taking in the iconic views. The large dive deck is well-equipped with all gear and has plenty of room for your camera and dive kits. The diving is fully guided, and is done mainly from our Panga dive tenders.
The dive deck is well laid out with individual tank bays positioned round the perimetre of the deck, allowing ample space for you to kit up comfortably and perform your buddy checks before boarding one of the motorised dive tenders. Tanks are fitted with K valves (American) so it is necessary to take your own DIN adapter (European) should your diving equipment require.
You will be allocated a personal locker so you can store any diving equipment away safely.
Nitrox is available for an additional charge.
The food on board the Galapagos Aggressor III consists of a combination of American and local dishes. Barbecues are also on the menu.
Meals are served open-buffet style in the main dining area
The menu aboard is varied and plentiful, with a variety of American feasts, barbecues and local cuisine.
Special dietary requirements can be catered for as long as you make this apparent at the time of booking. If you do have any particular favourite foods that you’d like we recommend that you bring them along with you for the chef to cook. We’ll let you know at the time of booking if you requirements can be met.
A variety of fruit juices, water and hot beverages are available throughout the day. Alcoholic beverages are available on board Galapagos Aggressor, although we recommend bringing along your favourite brand due to the high duty charged on liquor in this region.
- On-board PC for downloading and editing photos and videos
- TV/DVD player in cabins and saloon for playback
- Camera table and charging stations with strobe
Please ask about rental camera charges – must be pre-booked.
- 8 spacious, modern en-suite staterooms with hairdryers and TV/DVD players
- Seasonal encounters with whale sharks, manta rays, sea lions and iguanas
- Fully renovated in 2014, with all mod-cons and amenities
- Compliment your trip with extra pre-arranged land excursions
The Galapagos Aggressor III can host up to 16 guests in complete comfort and total privacy. The Galapagos Aggressor III has 8 air-conditioned staterooms with private bathroom facilities and a safe. There is also a TV with entertainment system and a hairdryer.
4 Master Staterooms
The master staterooms all have a queen bed which can be rearranged in order to accommodate twin sharing requirements.
The master staterooms boast large windows with great ocean views.
4 Deluxe Staterooms
The deluxe staterooms have 2 twin beds and 3 porthole windows to allow for natural light to filter into the rooms.