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  • Elite

Elite: A new 16 passenger luxury catamaran

Days: 8, 6, 5 & 4 | From: $3,590/per person

One of the newest luxury offerings in the Galapagos slated to launch in the summer of 2019, this catamaran offers spacious cabins that provide maximum comfort and elegance. Excursion options include hiking, snorkeling, and kayaking, and all excursions are led by a top-quality bilingual naturalist guide.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

The Elite has 6 Golden Suites (2 on the Main Deck and 4 on the Upper Deck, 376 sq. ft. each) and 2 Golden Premium Suites (Main Deck, 399 sq. ft. each). Additionally there is 1 standard single cabin on the Upper Deck (205 sq. ft.).

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


Yacht Specifications

Construction: to be completed in 2019
Type: Luxury Motor Catamaran
Length: 123 ft (37.5 m)
Beam: 44 ft (13.5 m)
Draft: 6.2 ft (1.9 m)
Speed: 12 knots
Engines: 2 x Marine Generator Drive Engines – 500 HP
Crew: 10 members + Cruise Service Officer + Guide

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Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary A (8 days)

Saturday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Junco Lagoon (San Cristobal)

Sunday
North Seymour / Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)

Monday
Isabela: Tintoreras / Sierra Negra Volcano / Breeding Center / Wetlands

Tuesday
Isabela: Morena Point / Urbina Bay

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

Thursday
Rabida / Bartolome

Friday
San Cristobal: Cerro Brujo / Lobos Island

Saturday
Interpretation Center (San Cristobal) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B (8 days)

Saturday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Breeding Center (San Cristobal)

Sunday
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay

Monday
Floreana: Cormorant Point / Post Office Bay

Tuesday
Mosquera Islet / Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz)

Wednesday
Genovesa: Prince Philips Steps / Darwin Bay

Thursday
Santiago: Espumilla Beach / Egas Port

Friday
Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach / Highlands

Saturday
Kicker Rock (San Cristobal) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary C (4 day)

Saturday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Breeding Center (San Cristobal)

Sunday
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay

Monday
Floreana: Cormorant Point / Post Office Bay

Tuesday
Mosquera Islet / Return to Mainland

Itinerary D (5 day)

Tuesday
Arrive to Baltra / Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz)

Wednesday
Genovesa: Prince Philips Steps / Darwin Bay

Thursday
Santiago: Espumilla Beach / Egas Port

Friday
Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach / Highlands

Saturday
Kicker Rock (San Cristobal) / 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, 6, 5, and 4 day itineraries

Max number of passengers: 16, in 8 cabins

Prices 2019:

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

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

Pricing listed is for Golden Suites. Pricing in parenthesis is for Golden Premium Suites.

4 day cruise: $3,590 ($3,890) per person

5 day cruise: $4,650 ($5,025) per person

8 day cruise: $7,450 ($8,050) per person

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

Single Supplement 50% (does not apply for winter departures)

Christmas & New Year Departures: 10% surcharge

Charters: from $54,850 (4 day), $70,920 (5 day), $113,620 (8 day)

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