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  • Coral I & II

Coral I & II: The intimacy of a small ship with the stability of a larger vessel

Days: 8, 5 & 4 | From: $1,662/per person

Coral I & II are first class motor yachts that provide an excellent way to experience the islands. The Coral I fits 36 passengers, and the Coral II fits 20. Both are classic, well-appointed vessels with spacious dining rooms and lounges, and each yacht has three sun decks. These boats offer good guide-to-guest ratios, and all excursions are led by a bilingual naturalist guide. Excursion options include hiking and snorkeling, and kayaks are available to rent.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

Coral I has 8 Junior Cabins, 8 Standard Plus Cabins, and 2 Standard Cabins. The Standard Plus Cabins are spacious, located on the lower deck, with porthole windows. Junior Cabins are on the upper deck, are more spacious, and have larger windows. The two Standard Cabins are in the bow of the boat are are smaller sized. All cabins have air conditioning and private bathrooms.

Coral II has 6 Junior Cabins, 4 Standard Plus Cabins, and 1 Standard Cabin. The Junior Cabins are the most spacious and have larger windows; the Standard Plus Cabins are spacious and have porthole windows; the one Standard Cabin is in the bow of the boat and has one double bed. All Junior and Standard Plus Cabins can be arranged to have twin beds or one queen size bed. All cabins have air conditioning and private bathroom facilities.


Yacht Specifications

Construction: completed in 2005
Type: Power Motor Yachts
Length: 131 ft. / 40 mts. (Coral I) / 79 ft. / 24 mts. (Coral I)
Beam: 28 ft. / 9 mts. (Coral I) / 21 ft. / 6 mts. (Coral II)
Engines: Two John Deere 6125SFM75 engines, each one of 610HP
Max speed: 14-17 knots
Accommodations: 18 cabins - 36 passengers (Coral I) / 11 cabins - 20 passengers (Coral II)
Crew: Captain, chef, sailors, and naturalist guides

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Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary A - Central (4 days)

Sunday
Arrive to Baltra / Charles Darwin Research Center

Monday
Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz) / Bartolome

Tuesday
Rabida / Buccaneer Cove or Espumilla Beach (Santiago)

Wednesday
Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / Depart for Mainland

Itinerary B - West (5 days)

Wednesday
Arrive to Baltra / Highlands (Santa Cruz)

Thursday
Vicente Roca Point (Isabela) / Espinosa Point (Fernandina)

Friday
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Tagus Cove

Saturday
Santiago: Egas Port and Salt Mines / Sullivan Bay

Sunday
Bachas (Santa Cruz) / Depart for Mainland

Itinerary C - East (4 days)

Sunday
Arrive to Baltra / Charles Darwin Research Center (Santa Cruz)

Monday
Mosquera Islet / North Seymour

Tuesday
Santa Fe / South Plaza

Wednesday
Cerro Colorado Tortoise Reserve (San Cristobal) / Depart for Mainland

Itinerary D - South (5 days)

Wednesday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Interpretation Center & Tijeretas (San Cristobal)

Thursday
San Cristobal:  Cerro Brujo / Punta Pitt

Friday
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay, Osborn or Gardner Islets

Saturday
Floreana: Cormorant Point, Champion Islet / Post Office Bay

Sunday
Highlands (Santa Cruz) / 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

Departures every week: 8 day, 5 day or 4 day itineraries

Max number of passengers: 36 & 20 (depending on vessel)

Prices 2018:

Prices are per person

Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, snorkeling equipment

Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $530 per person), Fuel Surcharge ($50 for 4 or 5 day cruises and $100 for 8 day cruises), gratuities, wet suit rental ($25 for 4-5 day, $50 for 8 day), kayak rental ($30 each use per person)

Holiday season supplement: 10% (Jan 1 – Jan 5; Apr 10 – Apr 20; Dec 18 – Dec 31)

4 day cruise
Standard Cabin: $1,662 per person
Standard Plus Cabin: $2,058 per person
Junior Cabin: $2,346 per person

5 day cruise
Standard Cabin: $2,215 per person
Standard Plus Cabin: $2,743 per person
Junior Cabin: $3,128 per person

8 day cruise
Standard Cabin: $3,606 per person
Standard Plus Cabin: $4,465 per person
Junior Cabin: $5,090 per person

Charters: Contact us for pricing

Children 11 years and under receive a 50% discount (sharing cabin with 2 paying guests) or a 25% discount (holiday season, sharing cabin with 2 paying guests)

Single supplement: 50%-100% depending on departure

Reviews from this trip

5 stars
  • All the guides on the boat were excellent and very knowledgeable. It is clear how important the guide is to the whole experience and we feel very lucky to have had such knowledgeable and interesting people.
    Katherine Hovick

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