Bonita: A tourist superior cruising yacht
Days: 5 & 7 | From: $2,343/per person
The Bonita is a tourist superior yacht that has been sailing the Galapagos for years (previously known as the Eric). Today, the yacht is an economical 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 Stand Up Paddleboarding.
- Regular departures throughout the year
- Available for private charter
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We tailor itineraries to your dates and interests, adjusting ships, excursions and length as desired.
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- 3 Lower Deck Cabins, 110 sq. ft., 2 cabins feature 1 bunk bed plus 1 single bed for optional triple-occupancy (subject to availability), 1 cabin features twin beds, porthole windows
- 2 Main Deck Cabins, 90 sq. ft., matrimonial or twin beds, picture windows
- 4 Upper Deck Cabins, 95 sq. ft., matrimonial or twin beds, 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 9 cabins can accommodate up to 16 people. Inquire for more details.
Available Activities (Depending On Itinerary)
- Zodiac Rides
- Stand Up Paddleboarding
- 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
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: 5 or 7 days
Max number of passengers: 16, in 9 cabins
Prices for 2022:
Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, wetsuits, use of snorkeling equipment, kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards
Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $600 per person), gratuities
5 Days: $2,343 per person
7 Days: $3,514 per person
Christmas & New Year Supplement: 50%
Children under 12 years old receive a 10% discount
Single Supplement: 50%
Charters: from $37,488 (5 days), $56,244 (7 days)
Why Travel to Galapagos with Vaya?
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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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