Galapagos Explorer II Cruise Ship

100 pasajeros

From: $1,775 (4d/3n)
From: $2,365 (5d/4n)
From: $3,945 (8d/7n)

Key Features:

  • Fully air-conditioned spacious suites
  • Massage treatment room
  • Lots of activities including cocktail and chocolate making lessons
  • Fun, themed parties
  • Ongoing commitment to conservation

Overview:

The ocean-going Explorer II cruises comfortably at a speed of 17 knots, enabling passengers to reach even the remote parts of the Galapagos archipelago.

While onboard, enjoy the comforts that Explorer II offers which include two Jacuzzis, a solarium, a lounge, three bar areas with music, a boutique, a reading room and a large conference room.

Each of the 53 suites offers incredible views, air-conditioning, TV, and a mini bar – some feature private balconies. Everyone will enjoy our fun-filled, creative social events like ‘King Neptune’s Party’ and ‘The Pirates’ Party’, during the voyage.

GALAPAGOS EXPLORER – 2013 ITINERARIES

 

ITINERARY A – 8 DAY
Sat. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santiago: Sullivan Bay
Sun. AM Bartholomew Island
PM Santiago: Espumilla Beach
Mon. AM Isabela: Vicente Ramon Roca
PM Fernandina: Espinoza Point
Tue. AM Isabela: Tagus Cove
PM Isabela: Elizabeth Bay
Wed. AM Floreana: Post Office Bay
PM Floreana: Cormorant Point / Devils Crown
Thu. AM San Cristobal: Galapaguera / Colorado Hill
PM San Cristobal: Witch Hill
Fri. AM Santa Cruz: Twin Craters
PM Santa Cruz: Ayora Port / Charles Darwin Station
Sat. AM Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach
PM Transfer to the Baltra airport
ITINERARY B – 5 DAY
Sat. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill
Sun. AM Genovesa: El Barranco
PM Genovesa: Darwin Bay
Mon. AM North Seymour Island
PM Santa Cruz: Carrion Point / El Chato
Tue. AM San Cristobal: Pitt Point
PM San Cristobal: El Junco Lagoon
Wed. AM San Cristobal: Interpretation Center & Baquerizo Moreno Port
PM Transfer to the San Cristobal airport
ITINERARY C – 4 DAY
Wed. AM Arrival in San Cristobal and transfer to boat
PM San Cristobal: Frigate Bird Hill (Tijeretas)
Thu. AM Española: Gardner Bay / Gardner Islet / Osborn Islet
PM Española: Suarez Point
Fri. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station & Ayora Port
PM South Plazas Island
Sat. AM Baltra Island
PM Transfer to the Baltra airport

 

Please inquire a trip advisor for information onCruise D (9-day), Cruise E (11-day) and Cruise F (15-day) for Galapagos Explorer.

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.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Year of construction: 1990
Type: Luxury Cruise Ship (High-End Cruise)
Length: 293 feet (89m)
Beam: 49 feet (15m)
Draft: 13 feet (4m)
Capacity: 100 passengers
Accommodation: 53 luxurious cabins with private bathrooms, air-conditioning, sitting area, and incredible views
On Board: Jacuzzi, solarium, elevator, conference room, lounge, three bar areas with music, boutique, reading room.
Main engines: MAN – B & W
Max speed: 17 knots
Crew: includes 6 multilingual naturalist guide
Safety & Navigation: International Safety Management (ISM), ISPS Certification- International Ship and Port, Facility Security Code (ISPS Code), SOLAS (Safety of Life at sea), International Certificate of Cargo Line (ILLO), MARPOL- International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, ISO 14001:2004 Environmetal Certification, RINA Classification (Italian Navale Register)

GALAPAGOS EXPLORER II CRUISE PRICES 2013

HIGH SEASON
Description Cruise A (7D/6N) Cruise A (8D/7N) Cruise B (5D/4N) Cruise C (4D/3N) Cruise D (9D/8N) Cruise E (11D/10N) Cruise F (15D/14N)
Renaissance Balcony Suite $5.635 $6,575 $3,955 $2,965 $7,275 $8,895 $12,465
Majestic Balcony Suite $5,395 $6,295 $3,785 $2,835 $6,965 $8,525 $11,935
De Luxe Balcony Suite $4,655 $5,435 $3,265 $2,445 $6,015 $7,355 $10,295
Renaissance Panoramic $4,345 $5,075 $3,055 $2,285 $5,615 $6,875 $9,615
Classic Suite $3,595 $4,195 $2,525 $1,875 $4,645 $5,675 $7,945
LOW SEASON
Description Cruise A (7D/6N) Cruise A (8D/7N) Cruise B (5D/4N) Cruise C (4D/3N) Cruise D (9D/8N) Cruise E (11D/10N) Cruise F (15D/14N)
Renaissance Balcony Suite $5.295 $6,185 $3,715 $2,785 $6,845 $8,365 $11,715
Majestic Balcony Suite $5,075 $5,925 $3,555 $2,665 $6,555 $8,015 $11,215
De Luxe Balcony Suite $4,375 $5,105 $3,075 $2,305 $5,655 $6,915 $9,675
Renaissance Panoramic $4,085 $4,775 $2,865 $2,155 $5,285 $6,455 $9,045
Classic Suite $3,375 $3,945 $2,365 $1,775 $4,365 $5,335 $7,470

 

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Additional Information:

  • Fuel surchage: $37.50 per night per passenger, applies to all nationalities and adult and child passengers
  • Single supplement: 80%
  • Charter surchage
  • High season supplements: child under 12 years sharing cabins with parents, 25% off

Children Policy:

  • Children under 12 sharing suite with parents, 50% Off.
  • Children under 12 sharing suite with parents, pay 75% of the price for Christmas & New Year Cruises.
  • Minimum age 6 years old
Rates include:
  • All meals and activities throughout the cruise
  • Bilingual national park guide
  • Water
  • Swites accomodation with private facilities

Not included:

  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)
  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • Boutique and gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • Wetsuit
  • Fuel surcharge: $26 per night per passenger, rate applies to all nationalities include adults and children alike.
  • Minibar consumption
  • 12% IVA (applies to the cruise rate and fuel surcharge rates for all passengers) applicable to invoices made to Ecuadorian companies.
  • Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Galapagos.
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