EcoGalaxy: An ecological first class catamaran
Days: 6 & 5 | From: $2,880/per person
The EcoGalaxy (previously known as the Galaxy II) is an ecological first-class yacht that has 8 cabins for a total of 16 passengers. The Galaxy II has upgraded, modern social areas, a library, DVD service, dining room, bar, and a sundeck. The itineraries combine snorkeling, beach, and kayaking as you visit the sites on each island.
- 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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The EcoGalaxy has 8 double cabins for 16 passengers; 4 cabins are located in the upper deck, 4 in the main deck. Each cabin has private bathrooms, cold/hot water; air conditioning, hair dryer, telephone for internal communication on board, and a safe.
Type: First class motor catamaran
Length: 89 feet / 27 meters
Beam: 34 feet / 10.5 meters
Draft: 4 feet / 1.15 meters
Capacity: 16 passengers
Crew: 9 members + 1 bilingual guide
Cruising speed: 10 – 11 knots
Engines: 2 Cummins marine 350
Water capacity: 2,500 gallons.
Diesel capacity: 4,000 gallons
Electric power: 110V and 220V
Itineraries & Pricing
Itinerary A (5 days)
Arrive to San Cristobal / Kicker Rock
Santa Fe / South Plazas
North Seymour / Mosquera
Genovesa: Darwin Bay / El Barranco
Santa Cruz Highlands / Return to mainland Ecuador
Itinerary B (6 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz)
Isabela: Tintoreras / Humedales / Wall of Tears
Isabela: Elizabeth Bay / Urbina Bay
Espinoza Point (Fernandina) / Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela)
Santiago: Egas Port / Rabida
Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / Return to mainland Ecuador
Itinerary C (6 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Bartolome
Santa Cruz: Highlands / Charles Darwin Station
Floreana: Cormorant Point / Devil’s Crown / Post Office Bay
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay
San Cristobal Interpretation Center / Return to mainland Ecuador
Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.
Trip length: 6 and 5 day itineraries
Max number of passengers: 16, in 8 cabins
Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, snorkeling equipment, kayaks
Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $520 per person), gratuities, wet suit rental
6 day cruise: $3,600 per person
5 day cruise: $2,880 per person
Children 11 years old and under receive a 10% discount (minimum age of 7 years old)
Single Supplement: 50%
Christmas & New Year’s Supplement: 50%
Charters: from $46,050 (5 days), $57,550 (6 days)
Reviews from this trip
The boat and crew were terrific and our Galapagos guide outstanding.Asher Tulsky
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