• Natural Paradise

Natural Paradise: A 16 passenger luxury vessel

Days: 8, 5 & 4 | From: $3,245/per person

Elegant and comfortable, the Natural Paradise is a great vessel for exploring the Galapagos. Four of her nine cabins feature private balconies. Social areas include a beautiful teak sundeck with a Jacuzzi and a cozy al fresco dining area. On the main deck you will find a spacious lounge and dining room. Snorkeling equipment, wetsuits and sea kayaks are available on board.

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

Accommodations

Cabin Information 

  • 2 Upper Deck Suites, 355 sq. ft., matrimonial bed, picture windows, private balcony
  • 2 Upper Deck Jr. Suites, 226 sq. ft., matrimonial or twin beds, picture windows, private balcony
  • 1 Main Deck Jr. Suite, 355 sq. ft., matrimonial bed, picture windows
  • 2 Main Deck Standard Cabins, 172 sq. ft., matrimonial or twin beds, picture windows
  • 2 Lower Deck Standard Cabins, 215 sq. ft., matrimonial or twin beds, porthole 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

Yacht Specifications

  • Construction: completed in 2016
  • Length: 111 feet / 34 meters
  • Beam: 26 feet / 8 meters
  • Draft: 4 feet / 1. 40 meters
  • Engines: Cummins 2 X 400 HP / 1800 RPM
  • Speed: 14 knots
  • Gross Tonnage: 145 Tons
  • Generators: 2 X 50 Kw
  • Capacity: 16 passengers + 10 Crew members
  • Safety and Navigation: FURUNO Radar, GPS, Depth sounders, ACR radio, VHF – DSS radio, ABC Fire Extinguishers, all required navigation equipment

Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary A (8 days)

Tuesday
Arrive to San Cristóbal / Kicker Rock

Wednesday
North Seymour / South Plaza

Thursday
Rabida / Bartholomew Island

Friday
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)

Saturday
Santa Cruz: Highlands / Breeding Center

Sunday
Genovesa: El Barranco / Darwin Bay

Monday
Espumilla Beach / Buccaneer Cove / Egas Port

Tuesday
Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B (8 days)

Tuesday
Arrive to Baltra / Eden Islet

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

Thursday
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Moreno Point

Friday
Isabela: Sierra Negra / Wall of Tears or Breeding Station

Saturday
Sombrero Chino / Mosquera

Sunday
Floreana: Post Office Bay / Cormorant Point & Champion Islet

Monday
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay

Tuesday
Lobos Islet / Return to Mainland

Itinerary A (5 days)

Tuesday
Arrive to San Cristóbal / Kicker Rock

Wednesday
North Seymour / South Plaza

Thursday
Rabida / Bartholomew Island

Friday
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)

Saturday
Santa Cruz: Highlands / Return to Mainland

Itinerary A (4 days)

Saturday
Arrive to Baltra / Breeding Center

Sunday
Genovesa: El Barranco / Darwin Bay

Monday
Espumilla Beach / Buccaneer Cove / Egas Port

Tuesday
Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

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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, 5, and 4 day itineraries

Max number of passengers: 16, in 9 cabins

Prices 2022:

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

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

Prices are for Suite/Junior Suite/Stateroom

4 day cruise: $3,945/$3,545/$3,245 per person

5 day cruise: $5,245/$4,745/$4,245 per person

8 day cruise: $8,045/$7,345/$6,545 per person

Children 11 years and under receive a 20% discount (1 child per 2 adults)

Single Supplement 50%

Christmas & New Year Supplement: 35%

Charters: from $46,450 (4 day), $62,450 (5 day), $97,450 (8 days)

Reviews from this trip

5 stars
  • The cabin on the Natural Paradise cruise ship which we used for the Galapagos portion of our trip was really nice, and the crew was cheerful and helpful.
    John Kuebler
  • Our room on board the Natural Paradise vessel in the Galapagos was also excellent.
    Kelly & Kathy

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