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  • The Cormorant

Cormorant: One of the finest catamarans in the islands

Days: 8, 5 & 4 | From: $3,090/per person

The Cormorant is a 16 passenger catamaran, and is one of the most modern vessels to cruise the Galapagos. Its design provides for exceptional stability and comfort. Eight of the nine cabins have a private balcony, including the two suites on the upper deck. All excursions are led by a bilingual naturalist guide, and excursion options include hiking, snorkeling, and kayaking. The Cormorant’s amenities and service make it one of the most highly regarded options in the islands.

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We tailor itineraries to your dates and interests, adjusting hotels, excursions and length as desired.

Vessel Information

Accommodations

2 elegant Suites with a private balcony (up to 441 square feet / 41 square meters). 6 Staterooms with private balconies (up to 301 square feet / 28 square meters) and one Single cabin (150 square feet / 14 square meters).

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


Yacht Specifications

Constructon: completed in 2011
Type: Power Motor catamaran
Length: 108 ft. / 33 mts.
Beam: 39 ft. / 12 mts.
Draft: 5 ft. / 1.4 mts.
Engines: Cummins QSM 11 / 400 HP @ 2100 RPM
Max speed: 10 knots
Accommodations: 8 double cabins with private facilities and balconies; 1 single cabin with private facilities
Crew: Captain, Bilingual Naturalist Guide, Cruise Manager, plus 8 crew members

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Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary A (8 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)

Sunday
Bartholome / Sullivan Bay (Santiago)

Monday
South Plaza / Santa Fe

Tuesday
San Cristobal: Cerro Brujo / Pitt Point

Wednesday
Isla Lobos / Kicker Rock

Thursday
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay

Friday
Floreana: Cormorant Point and Champion Islet / Post Office Bay

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

Itinerary B (8 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Santa Cruz Highlands and Los Gemelos

Sunday
Isabela: Tintoreras Islet or Sierra Negra Volcano / Tortoise Breeding Center or Wetlands

Monday
Isabela: Moreno Point / Elizabeth Bay

Tuesday
Mangle Point (Fernandina) / Urbina Bay (Isabela)

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

Thursday
Santiago: Egas Port / Buccaneer Cove or Espumilla Beach

Friday
Genovesa: El Barranco / Darwin Bay

Saturday
North Seymour / Return to Mainland

Itinerary A (5 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)

Sunday
Bartholome / Sullivan Bay (Santiago)

Monday
South Plaza / Santa Fe

Tuesday
San Cristobal: Cerro Brujo / Pitt Point

Wednesday
Isla Lobos / Return to Mainland

Itinerary A (4 days)

Wednesday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Kicker Rock

Thursday
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay

Friday
Floreana: Cormorant Point and Champion Islet / Post Office Bay

Saturday
Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz) / 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.

Pricing

Trip length: 8, 5, and 4 day itineraries

Max number of passengers: 16, in 9 cabins

Prices 2017:

Included: All meals, guides & activities, soft drinks, juice, coffee and tea, use of snorkeling equipment, wet suits, & kayaks

Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $530 per person), gratuities

Staterooms

4 day cruise: $3,090 per person

5 day cruise: $4,165 per person

8 day cruise: $6,550 per person

Suites

4 day cruise: $3,400 per person

5 day cruise: $4,470 per person

8 day cruise: $7,120 per person

Charters: from $46,160

Children 11 years and under receive a 25% discount (1 child per 2 adults)

Single Supplement 50%

For departures Mar 3 – 18, Apr 1  – 19, & Dec 22 – Jan 6 there is a peak season per person surcharge of $150 (3 night cruise), $220 (4 night cruise), $275 (5 night cruise), or $400 (7 night cruise).  No children discount apply and the single supplement is 100%

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