Bonita: A tourist superior cruising yacht
Days: 5 & 7 | From: $2,087/per person
The Bonita is a tourist superior cruising yacht that has been sailing the Galapagos for years (previously known as the Eric). Today, the yacht is an excellent choice for cruising the archipelago and it includes such social areas as a dining room, lounge, and sundeck. With your bilingual naturalist guide, your guided excursion options include hiking, snorkeling, and wildlife viewing.
- Regular departures throughout the year
- Available for private charter
Talk to a Vaya Cruise
We tailor itineraries to your dates and interests, adjusting ships, excursions and length as desired.
We consistently receive 5 star reviews from our discerning clients.
Accommodations include 9 cabins located on three decks.
Upper Deck: 3 cabins with twin beds and 1 cabin with a matrimonial bed
Main Deck: 1 cabin with a matrimonial bed
Lower Deck: 4 cabins with twin beds
All cabins have private bathrooms, individual climate controls and ample storage space for clothing and luggage.
Type: Power Motor Yacht
Length: 83 ft. / 25 mts.
Beam: 22 ft. / 6 mts.
Cruising Speed: 9 knots
Motor: 2 Caterpillar 8 cylinder motors
Electric power: 110V and 220V
Crew: 8 crew members plus 1 bilingual guide
Itineraries & Pricing
Itinerary A (7 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Dragon Hill (Santiago)
Santiago: Bucaneer Cove / Egas Port
Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela) / Espinosa Point (Fernandina)
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Tagus Cove
Isabela: Elizabeth Bay / Moreno Point
Isabela: Tintoreras / Humedales / Breeding Center
Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland
Itinerary B (5 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Santa Cruz Highlands
Foreana: Cormorant Point / Post Office Bay
Española: Punta Suarez / Gardner Bay
San Cristobal: Interpretation Center / Kicker Rock / Lobos Island
Daphne or Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland
Itinerary C (5 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Plazas
Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove / Highlands
Genovesa: Darwin Bay / El Barranco
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Bartolome
Seymour / Return to Mainland
Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.
Trip length: 5 or 7 days
Max number of passengers: 16, in 10 cabins
Prices for 2020:
Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, use of snorkeling equipment
Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $530 per person), gratuities
Upper or Main Deck – $2,287 per person
Lower Deck – $2,087 per person
Upper or Main Deck – $3,189 per person
Lower Deck – $2,989 per person
Christmas & New Year Supplement: 25%
Children under 12 years old receive a 10% discount
Single Supplement: 50%
Charters: from $30,650 (5 days), $43,250 (7 days)
Why Travel with Vaya?
We're TRUE specialists
South America is the only place we do trips, and no one knows our destinations better. Our smart and engaging specialists are all current or former U.S. expatriates with years of experience in the region.
From the first phone call to after you get back, we're here for you every step of the way. We listen, create, customize and advocate for you, and design experiences that go beyond the expected.
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Our discerning sensibility and good taste go beyond just choices in hotels and top guides; we have a walk the walk commitment to the environment and are genuine leaders in conservation efforts.