Galapagos Legend: A comfortable first class yacht
Days: 8,5 & 4 | From: $1,662/per person
The Galapagos Legend combines the amenities of a larger cruise liner with the intimacy of small ship. This 300-foot ship has a fascinating history, having served as a cruise ship, military hospital ship, and casino ship before being outfitted for Galapagos expeditions. The Legend has capacity for 100 passengers, and offers comfortable cabins and plenty of open areas for socializing and taking in the scenery. With top quality naturalist guides, the Legend is great choice for exploring the Galapagos, and with its extra room can be an excellent option for families with kids.Inquire about this trip
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The Galapagos Legend has 53 ocean view, air-conditioned cabins and 3 additional interior cabins. Each cabin includes a safe, entertainment system with LCD TVs, and hair dryer. Internal, local, and international satellite telephone service is available. Wi-Fi is accessible when anchoring at the main islands.
This Galapagos Legend's Balcony suites have private balconies. The Junior and Legend suites have three meters of windows to enjoy sea views.
Construction: refurbished in 2011
Type: Deluxe yacht
Length: 300 ft. / 92 mts.
Beam: 47 ft. / 14 mts.
Draft: 13 ft. / 4 mts.
Max speed: 20 knots
Accommodations: Superior cabins with private facilities; Junior Suite with private facilities; Legend Suite; Balcony Suite
Crew: Captain, 6 Bilingual Naturalist Guide, Physician, plus 60 crew members
Itineraries & Pricing
Itinerary A (4 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Pit Craters (Santa Cruz)
Egas Port (Santiago) / Bartolome
Cerro Dragon (Santa Cruz) / North Seymour
Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland
Itinerary B (5 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Rábida
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Tagus Cove
Espinosa Point (Fernandina) / Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela)
Highlands (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland
Itinerary C (4 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Mosquera Islet
South Plaza / Santa Fe
San Cristobal: Pitt Point / Cerro Brujo
San Cristóbal / Return to Mainland
Itinerary D (5 days)
Arrive to San Cristóbal / Interpretation Center & Tijeretas Hill
Española: Gardner Bay / Suárez Point
Floreana: Post Office Bay / Cormorant Point
Santa Cruz: Highlands / Charles Darwin Research Station
Daphne / Return to Mainland
Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.
Trip length: 8 day, 5 day & 4 day itineraries
Max number of passengers: 100
Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, snorkeling equipment
Not included: Park fees (about $110 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $520 per person), Fuel Surcharge ($50 for 4 or 5 day cruises; $100 for 8 day cruises), gratuities
High season surcharge: 10% (for Jan 1 – Jan 5; Apr 10 – 20; Dec 18 – Dec 31 departures)
4 day cruise
Standard Interior: $1,662 per person
Standard Plus: $2,058 per person
Junior Suite: $2,346 per person
Legend Suite: $2,698 per person
Balcony Suite: $2,967 per person
Balcony Suite Plus: $3,264 per person
5 day cruise
Standard Interior: $2,215 per person
Standard Plus: $2,743 per person
Junior Suite: $3,128 per person
Legend Suite: $3,597 per person
Balcony Suite: $3,956 per person
Balcony Suite Plus: $4,352 per person
8 day cruise
Standard Interior: $3,606 per person
Standard Plus: $4,465 per person
Junior Suite: $5,090 per person
Legend Suite: $5,854 per person
Balcony Suite: $6,439 per person
Balcony Suite Plus: $7,083 per person
Children 11 years old and under receive a 25%-50% discount (depending on departure) when sharing a room with a full-fare paying guest
Single supplement: 50%-100% (depending on departure)
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