The M/Y Integrity was introduced in 2005 and is a 141-foot luxury yacht customized to carry 16 adventurers in full luxury. This yacht is one of our favorites and we suggest it for those looking to explore the Galapagos in a smaller group – the ideal size for exploration – but interested in having all the details of luxury. This program also offers some of the top guides in the Galapagos. Click here
A sister to the Nina, the M/C Athala II offers private balconies for Main Deck cabins, as well as stylish décor and impeccable service. The Athala does offer both short and long cruises, which make it perfect for travelers interested in experiencing the Galapagos in a small boat, but without time for a week cruise. It’s an excellent option for small groups or couples. Click here
This first class deluxe yacht is ideal for family and small group charters. With newly remodeled interiors, the Reina Silvia will comfortably accommodate up to 16 guests, although is ideal for families and small groups of 12. The Reina Silvia offers two comprehensive 8 day itineraries. This is also one of the best value boats for charters. Click here
One of the newest additions to the islands, the 16-passenger M/C Ocean Spray mega-catamaran is a spacious, stable way to travel the Galapagos Islands in style. It is currently the most luxurious of the various catamarans. The catamaran style makes the Ocean Spray less rocky for seasick prone passengers. Each large cabin has picture windows and a private balcony. It’s an excellent option for small groups or couples. Click here
A sister catamaran to the Ocean Spray, the M/C Cormorant is another luxury catamaran, although slightly more budget-friendly than the Ocean Spray. This stylish catamaran is ideal for families and couples. All spacious cabins have large windows and private balconies. Click here
The Eclipse preserves the smaller boat atmosphere, including the attention to detail and personal service you would expect, yet offers special features such as an al fresco dining area for all 48 passengers, a naturalist guide for every 12 passengers and a library/video room. Additionally, the Eclipse has amenities such as a climate-controlled pool, a poolside bar, a souvenir shop, an observation deck and an air-renewal system. The Eclipse has an infirmary with an M. D. on board at all times. For more detailed information on this vessel, click here
This 48-passenger first class deluxe yacht is a top option for those who want to be on a cruise on one of the most experienced Galapagos operations but not pay a top budget. The Isabela does still offer a high end cruise experience; however, in terms of guiding, service & itinerary. Guides are knowledgeable, and cabins comfortable. Isabela is ideal for small groups and couples.
La Pinta is a mid-size luxury vessel with space for up to 48 guests, in spacious cabins. All cabins have large windows and the option of either twin or queen bed set up. On board amenities include a dining salon featuring Ecuadorian and international cuisine, comfortable lounge & bar, library, Jacuzzi, al fresco dining area and fitness center; there are sea kayaks & snorkel equipment free of charge for guests, and wetsuits are available for rent. Guides are some of the best in the Galapagos, and service on board is excellent.
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The Explorer is an elegant motor-vessel with classic modern lines, blending comfort, adventure and environmental preservation in the Galapagos Islands. Built in Italy in 1990 with an overall length of 293 feet reaching 17 knots this fully air-conditioned ship offers 50 suites, each with TV, VCR, mini bar, satellite communication. Suites average 250 square feet with and offer private baths with marble vanities and personal hairdryers. Beds can be configured as two twins or one queen and also offer a small sitting area. Telephones in cabins are available for either national or international calls. For more detailed information on this vessel, click here.
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