• Bonita

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
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Vessel Information

Accommodations

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.


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

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Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary A (7 days)

Sunday
Arrive to Baltra / Dragon Hill (Santiago)

Monday
Santiago: Bucaneer Cove / Egas Port

Tuesday
Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela) / Espinosa Point (Fernandina)

Wednesday
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Tagus Cove

Thursday
Isabela: Elizabeth Bay / Moreno Point

Friday
Isabela: Tintoreras / Humedales / Breeding Center

Saturday
Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B (5 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Santa Cruz Highlands

Sunday
Foreana: Cormorant Point / Post Office Bay

Monday
Española: Punta Suarez / Gardner Bay

Tuesday
San Cristobal: Interpretation Center / Kicker Rock / Lobos Island

Wednesday
Daphne or Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary C (5 days)

Wednesday
Arrive to Baltra / Plazas

Thursday
Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove / Highlands

Friday
Genovesa: Darwin Bay / El Barranco

Saturday
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Bartolome

Sunday
Seymour / Return to Mainland

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Pricing

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

5 Days:

Upper or Main Deck – $2,287 per person

Lower Deck – $2,087 per person

7 Days:

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)

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