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Celebrity Xploration: One of the most beautiful catamarans in the islands

Days: 8 & 6 | From: $5,950/per person

The Celebrity Xploration is a beautiful 16 passenger catamaran offering 8 day and 6 day cruises. Constructed in 2007, this ship is one of the sleekest and most refined catamarans in the archipelago. The vessel has 8 deluxe cabins, 4 on the upper deck and 4 on the lower deck. This is a great option that combines comfort and stability.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

The Athala can hold 16 passengers in it's 8 staterooms. There are 4 on the upper deck and 4 on the main deck. The staterooms on the main deck all have balconies. The top of the boat includes a sun deck. The Upper Deck cabins are ideal for families, since Cabins 5 & 6 and 7 & 8 have interconnecting doors.


Yacht Specifications

Construction: completed in 2007
Type: Motor Catamaran
Length: 98 ft. / 30 mts.
Beam: 37 ft. / 11 mts.
Draft: 4.6 ft. / 1.4 mts.
Engines: 2 John Deere 6081 AFM 300 HP
Speed: 12 knots
Accommodations: 4 upper deck cabins and 4 main deck cabins
Crew: 11 including 1 naturalist guide

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Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary with Española (8 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Sombrero Chino

Sunday
Cerro Dragon (Santa Cruz) / Rabida

Monday
Isabela: Tortoise Breeding Center / Wetlands / Wall of Tears

Tuesday
Floreana / Cormorant Point & Champion Islet

Wednesday
Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal) / Isla Lobos & Kicker Rock

Thursday
Santa Cruz: Puerto Ayora / Charles Darwin Research Center / Santa Cruz Highlands

Friday
Española Island: Punta Suarez / Gardner Bay

Saturday
Daphne Island / Depart for Mainland

Itinerary with Genovesa (8 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Mosquera Islet

Sunday
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Bartolome

Monday
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Tagus Cove

Tuesday
Punta Espinoza (Fernandina) / Punta Vicente Rock

Wednesday
Santiago: Puerto Egas / Espumilla Beach

Thursday
Santa Cruz: Puerto Ayora / Charles Darwin Research Center / Santa Cruz Highlands

Friday
Genovesa Island: El Barranco / Darwin Bay

Saturday
North Seymour / Depart for 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.

Pricing

Trip length: 8 day and 6 day itineraries

Max number of passengers: 16, in 8 cabins

Prices 2016:

Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, select wines & spirits, snorkeling equipment, 3mm shorty wet suits, kayaks

Not included: Park fees (about $110 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $530 per person), Holiday season surcharge ($400 per person for Dec 23 – Jan 6 departures)

Prices are per person for the upper deck cabin.  Prices in parenthesis are for the main deck cabin with balcony.

8 day cruise
Low Season:  from $5,950 ($6,200) per person
Regular Season: from $6,200 ($6,450) per person

Low Season: Jan 7 & 14, Aug 26 – Sep 9, Oct 21 – Dec 9 departures

Charters: from $91,700

Single supplement: 100%

Children 7-11 years and under receive a 25% discount (except for Easter, Christmas, or New Years cruises)

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