• Passion Galapagos

Passion: An intimate luxury yacht

Days 8 | From: $6,743/per person

The Passion, Galapagos' luxurious triple-deck motor yacht, features ample interior and exterior social areas, a panoramic sky lounge with bar and sliding glass doors, a separate dining room, and wonderfully spacious decks, including a sun deck with lounge chairs and a Jacuzzi. The Passion accommodates up to 14 guests in its five spacious staterooms and two suites, each with air conditioning and a marble en suite bathroom. With a crew of 12+, this elegant vessel offers a 1-to-1 service ratio for a very personalized experience. All excursions are done in the company of a bilingual naturalist guide. Activities available on the Passion include hiking, snorkeling, and kayaking.

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


Construction: rebuilt in 1989
Type: Motor Yacht
Length: 159 ft. / 48.5 mts.
Beam: 28 ft. / 8.64 mts.
Draft: 10 ft. / 3 mts.
Speed: 10 knots
Accommodations: 1 Master Suite with King bed, 1 VIP Suite with King bed, 1 Stateroom with Queen bed, 1 Stateroom with Twin beds, and 2 Staterooms with 1 full and 1 twin bed each, and 1 Stateroom with Full bed, all with private facilities.
Crew: Captain, Bilingual Naturalist Guide, Quality Control Manager, plus 8 crew members

Yacht Specifications

The Passion has 1 Master Suite with King bed, 1 VIP Suite with King bed, 1 Stateroom with Queen bed, 1 Stateroom with Twin beds, 2 Staterooms with 1 Full and 1 Twin bed each, and 1 Stateroom with Full bed. All cabins have private facilities.

All cabins have private bathroom, individual climate controls, and ample storage space for clothing and luggage.

Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary West (8 days)

Arrive to Baltra / Highlands & Tortoise Breeding Center

Floreana: Punta Cormorant / Devil´s Crown / Asilo de la Paz

Floreana: Post Office Bay / Whale and Dolphin Observation

Isabela: Punta Moreno / Urbina Bay

Tagus Cove (Isabela) / Punta Espinoza (Fernandina)

Santiago: Puerto Egas / Espumilla Beach & Buccaneer’s Cove

Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / North Seymour

Mosquera Islet / Return to Mainland

Itinerary East (8 days)

Arrive to Baltra / Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)

Genovesa: Darwin Bay / El Barranco

Bartholomew / Sombrero Chino

Rábida / Cerro Dragon (Santa Cruz)

Santa Cruz: Highlands / Darwin Research Station

Española: Punta Suarez/ Gardner Bay

Santa Fe / South Plaza

Twin Craters (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland


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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 itineraries

Max number of passengers: 14 in 7 cabins

Prices 2024:

Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee, tea, juice, snorkeling equipment, short wetsuits, kayaks

Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $600 per person), gratuities, holiday surcharge (10% for Christmas and New Year’s departures), fuel surcharge (rate dependent upon local fuel cost), long wetsuits ($60 per week/per person), alcoholic and bottled beverages

8-day cruise

Stateroom: $6,743 per person

Suite: $7,912 per person

Children 11 years and under sharing a stateroom/suite in triple occupancy receive a 40% discount off the published rate

Single Supplement: 80% (December 15 – August 31); 40% (September 01 – December 14)

The second passenger in Stateroom #5 receives a 25% discount off the published rate

Christmas and New Year’s holidays (December 23 to January 6) have an additional surcharge of 10% of the published rate

Charters: from $99,000 (8 days)

Reviews from this trip

5 stars
  • Highlights were definitely the Passion cruise at the Galapagos...
    Peggy Davis
  • The guide we had not the Passion was AMAZING wealth of knowledge !!!!!!!! You could see he really enjoyed his job and interacting with us.
    Heather Jans
  • Accommodations on board the Passion were first-class. The rooms were larger than we had thought, but you don't spend much time there except to sleep! The rest of the ship was much nicer than we expected.
    Eric & Barb Harris

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