• Galaxy

Galaxy: A well designed first class vessel

Days: 8, 5 & 4 | From: $1,911/per person

The Galaxy is a first class yacht that has 9 cabins for a total of 16 passengers. The Galaxy offers a spacious sun deck with a fantastic area to enjoy Galapagos’ landscapes, dinner area, lounge, bar and small library. Activities include hiking, snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, and wildlife viewing. Use of snorkel gear, Stand Up Paddleboards and kayaks are included.

  • Regular departures throughout the year
  • Available for private charter
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Vessel Information

Accommodations

Cabin Information 

  • 2 Lower Deck Cabins, 193 sq. ft., twin beds, porthole windows
  • 3 Main Deck Cabins, 140 sq. ft., 1 cabin features either twin beds or 1 matrimonial bed, 2 cabins feature twin beds, picture windows
  • 4 Upper Deck Cabins, 161 sq. ft., matrimonial bed or twin beds, plus sofa bed for optional triple (subject to availability), picture windows
  • All cabins have private bathrooms, individual climate controls and ample storage space for clothing and luggage.

Groups & Charters: This yacht is also available for private charter or for small groups of friends or family. Its 9 cabins can accommodate up to 16 people. Inquire for more details.

Available Activities (Depending On Itinerary)

  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Zodiac Rides
  • Kayaking
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding

Yacht Specifications

  • Construction: 2006/2007
  • Type: Steel-hulled Motor Yacht
  • Length: 115 feet / 35 meters
  • Beam: 25 feet / 7.6 meters
  • Draft: 6 feet / 1.8 meters
  • Crew: 9 members + 1 bilingual guide
  • Cruising speed: 12 knots
  • Engines: 2 Caterpilar Motors 440 HP
  • Water capacity: 4,000 gallons
  • Diesel capacity: 6,000 gallons
  • Electric power: 110V and 220V

Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary A (5 days)

Tuesday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Lobos Island / Kicker Rock

Wednesday
Española: Gardner Bay / Suarez Point

Thursday
Floreana: Post Office Bay / Cormorant Point

Friday
Santa Fe / South Plaza

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

Itinerary B (6 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Santa Cruz Highlands

Sunday
Isabela: Moreno Point / Elizabeth Bay

Monday
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Tagus Cove

Tuesday
Espinoza Point (Fernandina) / Albermarle Point ( Isabela)

Wednesday
Santiago: Egas Port / Espumilla Beach

Thursday
Daphne Major or Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz) / Return to mainland Ecuador

Itinerary C (6 days)

Thursday
Arrive to Baltra / Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)

Friday
Rabida / Sombrero Chino

Saturday
Seymour / Mosquera

Sunday
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Bartolome

Monday
Genovesa: El Barranco / Darwin Bay

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

Itinerary D (8 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Santa Cruz Highlands

Sunday
Isabela: Moreno Point / Elizabeth Bay

Monday
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Tagus Cove

Tuesday
Espinoza Point (Fernandina) / Albermarle Point ( Isabela)

Wednesday
Santiago: Egas Port / Espumilla Beach

Thursday
Daphne Major or Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz) / Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)

Friday
Rabida / Sombrero Chino

Saturday
Seymour / Return to mainland Ecuador

Itinerary E (4 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Mosquera

Sunday
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Bartolome

Monday
Genovesa: El Barranco / Darwin Bay

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

Questions?

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The itineraries displayed here are only 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 2022:

Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, snorkeling equipment, kayaks, wetsuits and Stand Up Paddleboards

Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $600 per person), gratuities, wet suit rental

8 day cruise: $4,459 per person

6 day cruise: $3,185 per person

5 day cruise: $2,548 per person

4 day cruise: $1,911 per person

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

Single Supplement: 50%

Christmas & New Year’s Supplement: 50%

Charters: from $30,576 (4 days), $40,768 (5 days), $50,960 (6 days), $71,344 (8 days)

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