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  • Seaman Journey

Seaman Journey: A first class 16 passenger catamaran

Days: 15, 12, 11, 8, 5 & 4 | From: $2,599/per person

Intimate yet spacious, the Seaman Journey is a comfortable first class option for exploring the Galapagos. This 16 passenger catamaran offers several sun decks, a dining room and bar/lounge, and a well-stocked “book nook.” All 8 cabins have air conditioning, private bathroom, and large ocean-view windows that open. The on board service is warm and attentive and excursions are led by a bilingual naturalist guide; excursion options include hiking, snorkeling, and kayaking.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

The Seaman Journey has 6 main deck cabins with twin beds and 2 upper deck cabins with matrimonial beds.

All cabins have private bathrooms, individual climate controls, and large ocean-view windows that can be opened.


Yacht Specifications

Construction: completed in 2007
Type: Power Motor catamaran
Length: 90 ft. / 27.6 mts.
Beam: 36 ft. / 11 mts.
Draft: 4.75 ft. / 1.45 mts.
Engines: 2x Cummins 350 hp IMO
Cruising speed: 10 knots
Accommodations: 6 main deck cabins with twin beds; 2 upper deck suites with matrimonial bed
Crew: Captain, Bilingual Naturalist Guide, plus 7 crew members

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Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary C (8 days)

Friday
Begin Cruise / Rancho Manzanillo and Highlands (Santa Cruz)

Saturday
Mangle Point (Fernandina) / Punta Moreno (Isabela)

Sunday
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Tagus Cove

Monday
Espinoza Point (Fernandina) / Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela)

Tuesday
Santiago: Espumilla / Puerto Egas

Wednesday
Rábida / Chinese Hat

Thursday
Sullivan Bay (Santiago) / Bartolome

Friday
Friday Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary C1 (8 days)

Friday
Begin Cruise / North Seymour

Saturday
Genovesa: El Barranco / Darwin Bay

Sunday
South Plaza / Santa Fe

Monday
San Cristóbal: Crianza Jacinto Gordillo / Interpretation Center

Tuesday
San Cristóbal: Galapaguero Natural / Cerro Brujo

Wednesday
Española: Gardner Bay / Punta Suarez

Thursday
Floreana: Punta Cormorant / Post Office Bay

Friday
Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary A (4 days)

Friday
Begin Cruise / North Seymour

Saturday
Genovesa: El Barranco / Darwin Bay

Sunday
South Plaza / Santa Fe

Monday
San Cristóbal: Crianza Jacinto Gordillo / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B (5 days)

Monday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Interpretation Center

Tuesday
San Cristóbal: Galapaguero Natural / Cerro Brujo

Wednesday
Española: Gardner Bay / Punta Suarez

Thursday
Floreana: Punta Cormorant / Post Office Bay

Friday
Charles Darwin Research Station (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.

Pricing

Trip length: 15, 12, 11, 5, & 4 day itineraries

Max number of passengers: 16, in 8 cabins

Prices 2019:

Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea

Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $530 per person), wet suit rentals ($10-70 per person), gratuities

Price is for a Standard Ocean View cabin. Price in parenthesis is per person for an upper deck suite.

4 day cruise: $2,599 ($3,099) per person

5 day cruise: $3,849 ($4,289) per person

8 day cruise: $6,129 ($7,379) per person

11 day cruise: $8,362 ($10,139) per person

12 day cruise: $9,207 ($11,129) per person

15 day cruise: $11,669 ($14,189) per person

For Christmas and New Year departures, a holiday surcharge applies.

Children 11 years and under receive a 15% discount (1 child per 2 adults)

Single Supplement 75%

Charters: from $41,611 (4 days), $61,058 (5 days), $97,160 (8 days), $133,899 (11 days), $147,072 (12 days), $187,129 (15 days)

Reviews from this trip

5 stars
  • My 10 year old daughter was terrified of even paddle boats and within a day was jumping in and out of the dingys and snorkeling with the sea lions. The crew of the boat were friendly and helpful. We didn't want to go home.
    Catherine Fuentes

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