Eclipse Cruise Ship

48 passengers

From: $2,495 (4d/3n)
From: $3,315 (5d/4n)
From: $5,145 (8d/7n)

Key Features:

  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Spacious and well equipped cabins
  • Nightly lectures or entertainment
  • Top naturalist guides
  • “Smart Voyager” member practicing sustainable tourism

Overview:

The Eclipse offers all the amenities and services of other luxury cruise ships in the Galapagos with only a fraction of the number of passengers.  She is extremely spacious for 48 passengers and boasts an English-speaking naturalist for every 12 passengers.

On-board amenities include a Jacuzzi, an observation deck, al fresco dining area, entertainment center and a gift shop.  Her spacious cabins and staterooms are well equipped with lovely hardwood furnishings, ocean views and private bathrooms.  Guests will enjoy many amenities such as safety deposit boxes in each room, internal communication between rooms and laundry service.

2013 ITINERARIES

6 DAY CRUISE
Sat. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM North Seymour Island
Sun. AM South Plaza Island
PM Santa Fe Island
Mon. AM San Cristobal: Pitt Point
PM San Cristobal: Witch Hill
Tue. AM Floreana: Baroness Viewing Point/Post Office Bay
PM Floreana: Cormorant Point / Champion
Wed. AM Isabela: Elizabeth Bay Mangroves
PM Isabela: Moreno Point
Thu. AM Santa Cruz: Chares Darwin Station
Baltra Airport

Please note: Itineraries are unlikely to change significantly but are subject to change. Weather, wildlife breeding, instructions from the Galapagos National Park, specific abilities and interests of passengers as well as operational matters may cause your guide or captain to change the time or nature of visits. Your guide will always endeavor to select the best itinerary within these limits.

deckplans Eclipse Cruise Ship

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Year of construction: 1982
Type: Luxury Cruise Ship (High-End Cruise)
Length: 210 feet (64m)
Beam: 41 feet (13m)
Draft: 11 feet (3m)
Capacity: 48 passengers
Accommodation: 4 Suites (207 sq. ft) – 8 Staterooms (176 sq. ft.) – 13 Doubles (165 sq. ft.) – 2 Singles (120 sq. ft.); all with private bath & hot shower – fully air-conditioned
On Board: Entertainment center with stereo, TV, VCR, pool, al fresco dining area, observation deck, library, video room, shop
Main engines: 2 Deutz 1175 BHP Engines
Max speed: 14.5 knots
Crew: 23 – Captain, first mate, chefs, sailors and 4 naturalist guides
Safety & Navigation: SOLAS certified (Safety of Life at Sea) and ISM (International Safety Management)

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* All prices are per person in US dollars.
* Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Additional Information:

  • Single supplement are assessed as follow: 1.5 x the twin rate for staterooms; 2 x the twin rate for superior and Deluxe staterooms.
  • 3rd. person in Deluxe stateroom (adult) is assessed at the current twin stateroom cabin rate less child discount.
  • During peak season Easter (March 23-30), Christmas (Dec 28-04 Jan) short sailings are permitted, however 7 nights prices REGULAR season plus a surcharge of $400 NET per person.

Children policy:

  • On family departures children are accepted from the age of 4-5 years old onwards – please ask for our Family Friendly cruise dates
  • On non-family departures children are accepted from the age of 7-10 years old onwards
  • Children under 12 years sharing the cabin with an adult will benefit from 25% discount over the gross rates on all departures except Easter, Christmas and New Year cruises
  • Only one discount applies in Deluxe triple cabins.

 

Rates include:

  • Welcome coktail
  • All meals and activities throughout the cruise
  • Bilingual national park guide
  • All shore excursions with English speaking guides 
  • All soft drinks and juices onboard
  • Complimentary use of snorkeling equipment
  • Complimentary use of 3mm “shorty” wet suits
  • Optional: diving – full day for 8 day cruises
  • VIP lounge at Baltra airport on outbound flight from Galapagos
  • Complimentary one-time fully stocked minibar in Deluxe Staterooms
  • Sharing transfer between the airport in Baltra and the dock upon arrival
Not included:

  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)
  • Air tickets to and from the Galapagos Islands
  • Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Fuel surcharge $260 USD per passenger – until further notice we are waiving the fuel surcharge
  • Sharing transfer from Puerto Ayora to the airport in Baltra on Thursday: 1 Pax US$160 / 2-3 Pax US$80 4-7 Pax US$50 8-14 Pax US$30er person
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