Ocean Spray: An exceptional 16 passenger luxury catamaran, one of our top choices
Days: 8, 6, 5 & 4 | From: $3,410/per person
This elegant ship is among the leaders in performance and comfort in Galapagos. With spacious cabins, and private balconies off every cabin, the Ocean Spray provides the intimacy of a small yacht while maintaining amenities often only found on larger ships. Excursion options include hiking, snorkeling, and kayaking, and all excursions are led by a top-quality bilingual naturalist guide. This is one of the premier options in the Galapagos and has received outstanding feedback from our travelers.
- Regular departures throughout the year
- Available for private charter
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The Ocean Spray has 4 main deck cabins (334 square feet) and 4 upper deck cabins (248 square feet). It also has one single cabin on the upper deck (194 square feet) which is great for those traveling in a group of 3 or by oneself.
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. It’s 8 cabins can accommodate up to 16 people. Inquire for more details.
Construction: completed in 2011
Type: Power Motor catamaran
Length: 113 ft. / 34 mts.
Beam: 43 ft. / 13 mts.
Draft: 4 ft. / 1 mts.
Engines: Cummins 405 HP
Max speed: 15 knots
Accommodations: 8 double cabins with private facilities and balconies; 1 single cabin with private facilities and balcony
Crew: Captain, Bilingual Naturalist Guide, Cruise Manager, plus 8 crew members
Itineraries & Pricing
Itinerary A (8 days)
Saturday Arrive to Baltra / Sombrero Chino Sunday Vicente Roca Point (Isabela) / Espinosa Point (Fernandina) Monday Isabela: Tagus Cove / Urbina Bay Tuesday Isabela: Elizabeth Bay / Moreno Point Wednesday Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station / Highlands Thursday South Plaza / Santa Fe Friday Espanola: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay Saturday San Cristobal: Interpretation Center / Return to Mainland
Itinerary B (8 days)
Saturday Arrive to San Cristóbal / Lobos / Kicker Rock Sunday San Cristóbal: Punta Pitt / Cerro Brujo Monday Floreana: Post Office Bay / Cormorant Point Tuesday Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / Bartholome Wednesday Genovesa: Darwin Bay /El Barranco Thursday Santiago: Espumilla Beach / Buccaneer Cove / Egas Point Friday North Seymour / Highlands (Santa Cruz) Saturday Mosquera Islet / Return to Mainland
Itinerary A (6 days)
Saturday Arrive to Baltra / Sombrero Chino Sunday Vicente Roca Point (Isabela) / Espinosa Point (Fernandina) Monday Isabela: Tagus Cove / Urbina Bay Tuesday Isabela: Elizabeth Bay / Moreno Point Wednesday Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station / Highlands Thursday South Plaza / Return to Mainland
Itinerary B (6 days)
Thursday Arrive to Baltra / Santa Fe Friday Espanola: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay Saturday San Cristobal: Interpretation Center / Lobos or Kicker Rock Sunday San Cristóbal: Punta Pitt / Cerro Brujo Monday Floreana: Post Office Bay / Cormorant Point Tuesday Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland
Itinerary B (5 days)
Tuesday Arrive to Baltra / Bartholome Wednesday Genovesa: Darwin Bay / El Barranco Thursday Santiago: Espumilla Beach / Buccaneer Cove / Egas Point Friday North Seymour / Highlands (Santa Cruz) Saturday Mosquera Islet / Return to Mainland
Itinerary B (4 days)
Saturday Arrive to San Cristóbal / Lobos / Kicker Rock Sunday San Cristóbal: Punta Pitt / Cerro Brujo Monday Floreana: Post Office Bay / Cormorant Point Tuesday Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / 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, 6, 5, and 4 day itineraries Max number of passengers: 16, in 9 cabins Prices 2019: Included: All meals, guides & activities, soft drinks, juice, coffee and tea, use of snorkeling equipment, wet suits, & kayaks Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $530 per person), gratuities 4 day cruise: $3,410 per person 5 day cruise: $4,595 per person 6 day cruise: $5,510 per person 8 day cruise: $7,225 per person Children 11 years and under receive a 25% discount (1 child per 2 adults, minimum age: 7 years) Single Supplement 50% Charters: from $50,890 (4 day), $68,575 (5 day), $82,320 (6 days), $107,825 (8 days) For departures Apr 12-22 & Dec 21-Jan 5 there is a peak season per person surcharge of $160 (3 night cruise), $230 (4 night cruise), $290 (5 night cruise), or $420 (7 night cruise). No children discounts apply and the single supplement is 100%
Reviews from this trip
The Ocean Spray was fabulous in every way. The crew, guide, food and the ship itself were wonderful.Kathrine Russell
Daniel on the Ocean Spray in the Galapagos was so knowledgeable, and his positive attitude made the experience so much fun.Ileane & David Voigt
Everyone on the Ocean Spray was wonderful. Couldn't ask for a nicer group of people to help with everything.Dianne Burkett
Our days on the Ocean Spray cruising the Galápagos were beyond any expectations I had. All crew members were warm and friendly. The accommodations, meals and activities were excellent. Our guide on the islands and while snorkeling, Morris Garcia, was just brilliant!Sharon Luchow
Our catamaran for the Galapagos tour was the Ocean Spray. It was excellent in every way! A very well-run operation!Daniel & Carol Powers
The Ocean Spray was incredible. From what I can tell by reading and talking to locals, this is probably the best vessel in the area.Merry Claire & Ryck Caplan
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