• Bonita

Bonita: A tourist superior cruising yacht

Days: 5 & 7 | From: $2,460/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
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Vessel Information


Accommodations include 9 cabins located on three decks.

Upper Deck: 4 cabins with twin beds convertible to matrimonial bed

Main Deck: 2 cabins with a matrimonial bed

Lower Deck: 3 cabins with twin beds

All cabins have private bathrooms, individual climate controls and ample storage space for clothing and luggage.

Yacht Specifications

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


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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: 5 or 7 days

Max number of passengers: 16, in 10 cabins

Prices for 2021:

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

5 Days: $2,460 per person

7 Days: $3,690 per person

Christmas & New Year Supplement: 50%

Children under 12 years old receive a 10% discount

Single Supplement: 50%

Charters: from $39,270 (5 days), $58,910 (7 days)

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