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  • Galaxy II

Galaxy II: An ecological first class catamaran

Days: 8, 6, 5 & 4 | From: $2,259/per person

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.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

The Galaxy 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.


Yacht Specifications

Construction: 2006/2007
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 C (6 days)

Thursday
Arrive to Baltra / Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)

Friday
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Bartolome

Saturday
Santa Cruz: Highlands / Charles Darwin Research Station

Sunday
Floreana: Cormorant Point / Post Office Bay

Monday
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay

Tuesday
Interpretation Center (San Cristobal) / Return to mainland Ecuador

Itinerary B (6 days)

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

Sunday
Isabela: Tintoreras / Humedales / Wall of Tears

Monday
Isabela: Elizabeth Bay / Urbina Bay

Tuesday
Espinoza Point (Fernandina) / Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela)

Wednesday
Santiago: Egas Port / Rabida

Thursday
Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / Return to mainland Ecuador

Itinerary A (5 days)

Tuesday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Kicker Rock

Wednesday
Santa Fe / South Plazas

Thursday
North Seymour / Mosquera

Friday
Genovesa: Darwin Bay / El Barranco

Saturday
Carrion Point (Santa Cruz) / Return to mainland Ecuador

Itinerary E (4 days)

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

Sunday
Floreana: Cormorant Point / Post Office Bay

Monday
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay

Tuesday
Interpretation Center (San Cristobal) / Return to mainland Ecuador

Itinerary D (8 days)

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

Sunday
Isabela: Tintoreras / Humedales / Wall of Tears

Monday
Isabela: Elizabeth Bay / Urbina Bay

Tuesday
Espinoza Point (Fernandina) / Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela)

Wednesday
Santiago: Egas Port / Rabida

Thursday
Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)

Friday
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Bartolome

Saturday
Santa Cruz: Highlands / Return to mainland Ecuador

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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, 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

8 day cruise: $5,218 per person

6 day cruise: $3,294 per person

5 day cruise: $2,998 per person

4 day cruise: $2,259 per person

Children 11 years old and under receive a 10% discount (minimum age of 6 years old)

Single Supplement: 100%

Charters: from $30,700 (4 days), $45,800 (5 days), $50,100 (6 days), $69,800 (8 days)

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