La Pinta Cruise Ship

48 passengers

From: $2,573 (4d/3n)
From: $3,425 (5d/4n)
From: $6,003 (8d/7n)

Key Features:

  • Comfortable, fresh cabins with panoramic views
  • Some connecting cabins for families
  • “Young Pirates” program for children aged 7-12
  • Multilingual naturalist guides
  • Commitment to preservation through Galapagos Foundation
  • Certified Galapagos naturalists guides

Overview:

Galapagos explorers can now enjoy an expedition adventure in the comfort and safety of the 48-guest yacht La Pinta.

La Pinta offers a relaxed yet lavish expedition atmosphere, with plush outside cabins featuring fine cotton linen, duvets, and choice of pillows.

The crew is made up of professionals, passionate about the Galapagos and ready to cater to the needs of the most discerning guests.  While on-board La Pinta, guests will enjoy our highest standards of service. We present international cuisine and celebrated Ecuadorian dishes, alongside all the amenities that make this Galapagos expedition the trip of a lifetime.

LA PINTA – 2013 ITINERARIES

8 DAY CRUISE – WESTERN ISLANDS
Fri. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM North Seymour Island
Sat. AM Isabela: Vicente Roca Point
PM Fernandina: Espinoza Point
Sun. AM Isabela: Urbina Bay
PM Isabela: Tagus Cove
Mon. AM Rabida Island
PM Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill
Tue. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station
PM Santa Cruz: Twin Craters
Wed. AM Floreana: Post Office Bay / Baroness Viewing Point
PM Floreana: Cormorant Point / Champion Islet
Thu. AM Santa Fe Island
PM South Plaza Island
Fri. AM Transfer to the San Cristobal airport
4 DAY CRUISE – EASTERN ISLANDS
Fri. AM Arrival in San Cristobal and transfer to boat
PM San Cristobal: Witch Hill
Sat. AM San Cristobal: Galapaguera
PM San Cristobal: Pitt Point
Sun. AM Española: Suarez Point
PM Española:Gardner Bay
Mon. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station
Transfer to the Baltra airport

 

5 DAY CRUISE – NORTHERN ISLANDS
Mon. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz: El Chato Tortoise Reserve
Tue. AM Santa Cruz: Ballena Bay
PM Chinese Hat
Wed. AM Bartholomew Island
PM Santiago: Sullivan Bay
Thu. AM Genoves Islanda:Darwin Bay
PM Genovesa: Prince Phillip Steps
Fri. AM Baltra: Transfer to the 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.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Year of construction: 2007
Type: Luxury Cruise Ship (High-End Cruise)
Length: 207 feet (63m)
Beam: 39.4 feet (12m)
Gross Tonnage: 1541
Capacity: 48 passengers
Accommodation: 24 outside cabins, all similar, in the same deck.
Approximate size 15 square meters (162 square feet).
On Board: bar-salon, dining room, natural history library, sky bar and sundeck
Main engines: 2 DEUTZ model SBA 8M 1275 HP
Max speed: 12 – 14 knots
Crew: 25 plus M.D Officer and 3 certified Galápagos naturalists
Safety & Navigation: Gyrocompass, Automatic Pilot, radar, and GPS , Safety Certificates:   (SOLAS, STCW, MARPOL, ISM COD 12)

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Additional Information:

  • Single supplement: 50%, only 3 cabins areas available for single use.
  • There will be a gross surcharge of US$ 200.00 per adult and US$ 130.00 per child
  • No discounts apply
  • Twin / Double Cabins for single use have a surcharge of 100% of the price.

Children Policy:

  • Children under 12 years, 25% (just one child per adult)
Rates include:

  • All meals and activities throughout the cruise
  • Bilingual national park guide  
  • Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Accommodations
  • Taxes and transfers in the islands.
  • Transfer from main hotels in Quito (Casona de San Miguel, Hilton Colón, Swissôtel, Marriott, Dann Carlton) and in Guayaquil (Hilton Colón, Oro Verde, Hampton Inn, Sheraton) to airport for flights to / from Galapagos.
Not included:

  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)
  • Air transportation to / from Galapagos
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage, gratuities, gifts and additional items.
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Wet Suits available for rent,  NET rate $ 30 + VAT per guest for 8-day expeditions.
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