• Aqua Mare

Aqua Mare: A sophisticated 16-passenger luxury vessel

Days: 8 | From: $9,800/per person

The 16-passenger Aqua Mare is a luxurious way to enjoy the islands. The yacht features both indoor and outdoor dining areas, top deck panoramic dining, an outdoor bbq area, an outdoor workout zone, a jacuzzi, sundeck, and lounge area. Excursions are led by a bilingual naturalist guide and include snorkeling and hiking. Kayaks and Stand-up paddleboards are also available.

  • Regular departures throughout the year
  • Available for private charter
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Vessel Information


Cabin Information 

  • Category I Owner’s Suite: 860 sq. ft., located on the Main Deck, matrimonial bed + 2 additional beds for optional quadruple-occupancy (subject to availability), picture windows
  • Category II Design Suite: 280 sq. ft., located on the Main Deck, matrimonial bed, picture windows
  • Category III Design Suite: 301 sq. ft., located on the Lower Deck, matrimonial bed, porthole windows
  • Category IV Design Suite: 237 sq. ft., located on the Lower Deck, 1 with twin beds + 1 additional bed for optional triple-occupancy (subject to availability) and 1 with matrimonial bed, porthole windows
  • Category V Design Suite: 172 sq. ft., located on the Upper Deck, matrimonial bed, picture windows
  • All cabins have private bathrooms, individual climate controls and ample storage space for clothing and luggage.

Groups & Charters: This yacht is also available for private charter or for small groups of friends or family. Its 7 cabins can accommodate up to 16 people. Inquire for more details.

Available Activities (Depending On Itinerary)

  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Zodiac Rides
  • Kayaking
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding

Yacht Specifications

  • Construction: 1998 (remodeled in 2021)
  • Type: Power Motor Yacht
  • Length: 164 feet (50 meters)
  • Beam: 32 feet (9.8 meters)
  • Draft: 10.5 feet (3.2 meters)
  • Cruising speed: 10-12 knots
  • Max speed: 17 knots
  • Crew: 14 members + 2 naturalist guides

Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary East (8 days)

Arrive to Baltra / Bachas Beach

Genovesa: El Barranco / Darwin Bay

Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Sombrero Chino

Bartolmé / Cerro Dragon ( Santa Cruz)

Santa Cruz: El Chato / Fausto Llerena Breeding Center

Española: Punta Suarez / Gardner Bay

Santa Fe / South Plaza

Los Gemelos (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary West (8 days)

Arrive to Baltra / Fausto Llerena Breeding Center (Santa Cruz)

Floreana: Punta Cormorant / Post Office Bay

Isabela: Punta Moreno / Urbina Bay

Punta Espinoza (Fernandina) / Tagus Cove (Isabela)

Santiago: Puerto Egas / Espumilla Beach

Rabida / Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)

North Seymour / Mosquera

Daphne Island / Return to Mainland


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The itineraries displayed here are only summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing, and budget.


Trip length: 8 day itineraries

Max number of passengers: 16, in 7 cabins

Prices 2023:

Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, use of snorkeling equipment, wet suits, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards

Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $600 per person), gratuities, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks

Prices in parenthesis are for peak departure dates (Christmas & New Year departures)

8 day cruise:

– Category V: $9,800 per person

– Category IV: $10,500 per person

– Category III: $11,970 per person

– Category II: $13,370 per person

– Owner’s Suite: $26,460 per person

Children 5-11 years old receive a 15% discount

Single Supplement: 75% (100% for Christmas and New Year departures)

Charters: from $203,000 (8 days)

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