• Beagle

Beagle: A personalized experience in the Galapagos Islands

Days: 8 & 15 | Contact us pricing

The Beagle is a first class schooner-style yacht that accommodates a maximum of 14 passengers in 7 cabins with lower and upper berth (bunk) beds. With teak decks and beautifully-designed interiors, the Beagle is a great option for those looking for a unique vessel with an intimate feeling and excellent personalized service. Meals are taken both in the main cabin and on the rear deck, and the upper deck offers seating with sun and shade for comfortable lounging. All excursions are done with a bilingual naturalist guide, and include hiking, snorkeling, and kayaking.

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


The Beagle has 7 cabins, each with lower and upper berth (bunk) beds. Each cabin has a private bathroom, fresh, hot-and-cold-water shower, bottled water, toiletries, and fresh towels.

Yacht Specifications

Construction: completed in 2011
Type: Twin screw steel-hulled brigantine
Length: 105 ft. / 32 mts.
Beam: 22 ft. / 7 mts.
Engines: Twin John Deere 235 HP (2004)
Cruising speed: 9 knots
Accommodations: 6 double bunk-bed cabins and 1 smaller double with private bathrooms & A/C
Water maker: 35 gallons per hour
Crew: Captain, helmsman, steward, cook, engineer and naturalist guide.
Electricity: 220 and 110 volt outlets (fit US appliances)
Safety Equipment: One 20 passenger inflatable life raft with all regulation safety equipment, Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)

Itineraries & Pricing

Northwest Itinerary (8 day)

Arrive to Baltra / Las Bachas (Santa Cruz)

Genovesa: Prince Philip’s Steps / Darwin Bay

Egas Port (Santiago) / Navigation

Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela) / Fernandina

Isabela: Tagus Cove / Urbina Bay

Isabela: Elizabeth Bay / Punta Moreno

Isabela: Sierra Negra / Villamil

Twin Craters (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

South & Central Itinerary (8 days)

Arrive to Santa Cruz / Charles Darwin Research Center

Floreana: Puerto Velasco Ibarra / Punta Cormorant

Española: Punta Suarez / Gardner Bay

Punta Pitt (San Cristobal) / Lobos

Santa Fe / South Plaza

North Seymour / Bartolome

Sombrero Chino / Cerro Dragon (Santa Cruz)

Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland


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Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.


Trip length: 8 days, every Tuesday

Max number of passengers: 14, 7 cabins


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Reviews from this trip

5 stars
  • Our trip on the "Beagle" throughout the Galapagos was everything I had hoped. the boat was a perfect size for having a small group. The crew did everything to cater to all special needs.
    Pat & Doug
  • The 14 passenger boat the Beagle was FANTASTIC! We enjoyed a small group of interesting people and got to know our crew and naturalist well... It ranks in my top 5 trips during my life.
    Ana Casey
  • The trip was fantastic! The Galapagos Islands are amazing -- a trip of a life time.
    Sue Guy
  • Just loved the Beagle and Patricia is an excellent guide.
    Janet L'Heureux

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