Odyssey: A comfortable and spacious yacht
Days: 6 & 5 | From: $3,395/per person
The Odyssey is a spacious, First Class, 16-passenger yacht with ample social spaces: sun and shaded terraces, lounge chairs, a bar, and a whirlpool. The outside decks are excellent for wildlife observation, such as whales, dolphins and frigate birds. All excursions are led by a bilingual naturalist guide; daily excursions include snorkeling and hiking.
- Regular departures throughout the year
- Available for private charter
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All 8 cabins are located in the quieter upper front half of the yacht and not directly above or next to the engine room. The spacious twin and matrimonial cabins average 215 square feet in size. The upper deck cabins (#5-8) have a seaside door while the main deck cabins (#1-4) are entered from an inside corridor.
All cabins have private bathrooms, individual climate controls, panoramic windows, and ample storage space for clothing and luggage.
Construction: completed in 2008
Type: Power Motor Yacht
Length: 134 ft. / 41 mts.
Width: 27 ft. / 8 mts.
Engines: 2 Cummins 465 HP engines
Electricity: 110 V
Cruising speed: 10 knots
Accommodations: 9 cabins - The main deck has 2 double and 2 twin, the upper deck has 2 suites (triple, twin, or double) and 2 twin cabins, the lower deck has 1 single cabin. A maximum of 16 passengers are allowed.
Crew: 10 experienced, trained and IMO-certified crew-members (International Marine Organization):
captain, cruise-manager, 2 pilots, 2 sailors, machinist, bartender, chef, kitchen help/housekeeper
Itineraries & Pricing
Itinerary A (6 days)
Arrive to San Cristobal / Cerro Colorado (San Cristobal)
Española: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay
Floreana: Punta Cormorant / Post Office Bay
Santa Fe / South Plaza
North Seymour / Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)
Mosquera / Return to Mainland
Itinerary B (5 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
Rabida / Chinese Hat
Genovesa: Prince Philip’s Steps / Darwin Bay
Bartolome / Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
Santa Cruz Highlands / Return to Mainland
Itinerary C (6 days)
Arrive to Baltra / Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz)
Isabela: Sierra Negra Volcano / Tortoise Breeding Center
Isabela: Punta Moreno / Elizabeth Bay
Punta Espinoza (Fernandina) / Tagus Cove (Isabela)
Santiago: Espumilla Beach / Puerto Egas
Isla Lobos / 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: 6 and 5 day itineraries
Max number of passengers: 16, in 9 cabins
Included: All meals, water, guides & activities, coffee and tea, use of snorkeling equipment, kayaks
Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $530 per person), soft and alcoholic drinks, gratuities, wet suit rental ($30 for 5 day, $36 for 6 day, per person)
Peak Season Dates (Dec 24-Jan 2) in parenthesis
Ocean View Staterooms & Standard Single Cabins
5 day cruise: $3,395 ($3,995) per person
6 day cruise: $4,195 ($4,950) per person
Ocean View Suites
5 day cruise: $4,244 ($4,944) per person
6 day cruise: $5,244 ($6,188) per person
Children 11 years and under receive a 20% discount (1 child per 2 adults, sharing a suite)
Single Supplement 0% (for single cabin, lower deck) or 100% (for main or upper deck cabin)
Charters: from $51,604 (5 days), $63,764 (6 days)
Reviews from this trip
The Odyssey in the Galapagos was incredible!Mary Patton
Good locations, interesting and comfortable.Stan and Amy Lujan
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