Beluga Yacht

16 passengers

From: $2,265 (4d/3n)
From: $2,523 (5d/4n)
From: $3,625 (8d/7n)

Key Features:

  • Fully air-conditioned
  • All rooms have private bathrooms and hot water
  • Panoramic windows in the salon
  • Multilingual naturalist guide
  • Awarded the Smart Voyager Certificate

Overview:

Built in Hamburg, Germany, in 1968 and refurbished in 1986, the Beluga is a sturdy and reliable First Class Superior motor yacht Her spacious interior has a catching, modern design and is fully air-conditioned throughout the comfortable lounge and two separate dining rooms which accommodate eight guests each. The Beluga carries up to sixteen passengers who are sheltered in eight beautifully furnished staterooms.

The Beluga is a fantastic way to cruise the islands with her ample deck space and panoramic windows in the dining area. Moreover, you will be well taken care of onboard by our captain, multilingual naturalist guide, cook, machinist, barman and four sailors.

BELUGA – 2013 ITINERARIES

TOWER – 8D/7N
Fri. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill
Sat. AM Santa Fe Island
PM South Plazas Island
Sun. AM San Cristobal Island: Witch Hill / Kicker Rock
PM San Cristobal Island: El Junco Lagoon /
Tijeras Hill & Interpretation Center
Mon. AM Española Island: Gardner Bay
PM Española Island: Suarez Point
Tue. AM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station
PM Santa Cruz Island: Highlands
Wed. AM Chinese Hat
PM Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
Thu. AM Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
PM Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps
Fri. AM Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove
Transfer to the Baltra airport

 

SAN CRISTOBAL – 6D/5N
Sun. AM Arrival in San Cristobal and transfer to boat
PM San Cristobal: El Junco Lagoon /
Tijeras Hill & Interpretation Center
Mon. AM Española: Gardner Bay
PM Española: Suarez Point
Tue. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station
PM Santa Cruz Highlands
Wed. AM Chinese Hat
PM Sullivan Bay
Thu. AM Genovesa: Darwin Bay
PM Genovesa: Prince Phillip Steps
Fri. AM Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove and transfer to the airport

 

HOOD – 5D/4N
Fri. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill
Sat. AM Santa Fe Island
PM South Plazas Island
Sun. AM San Cristobal: Witch Hill /
Kicker Rock
PM San Cristobal: El Junco Lagoon /
Tijeras Hill & Interpretation Center
Mon. AM Española: Gardner Bay
PM Española: Suarez Point
Tue. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station and transfer to the airport

 

FERNANDINA – 8D/7N
Fri. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: Highlands  / Charles Darwin Station
Sat. AM Floreana Island: Cormorant Point
PM Floreana Island: Post Office Bay
Sun. AM Isabela Island: Villamil Port
PM Isabela Island: Sierra Negra Volcano
Mon. AM Isabela Island: Moreno Point
PM Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay
Tue. AM Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
PM Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
Wed. AM Fernandina Island: Espinoza Point
PM Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
Thu. AM Santiago Island: Egas Port
PM Bartholomew Island
Fri. AM North Seymour Island
Transfer to the Baltra airport

 

ISABELA – 6D/5N
Sun AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to Puerto Ayora
PM Transfer to Isabela Island via speedboat and board the yacht
Mon. AM Isabela: Moreno Point
PM Isabela: Elizabeth Bay
Tue. AM Isabela: Urbina Bay
PM Isabela: Tagus Cove
Wed. AM Fernandina: Espinoza Point
PM Isabela: Vicente Roca Point
Thu. AM Santiago: Egas Port
PM Bartholomew Island
Fri. AM North Seymour Island and transfer to the airport

 

JAMES – 4D/3N
Tue. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz Highlands
Wed. AM Chinese Hat
PM Santiago: Sullivan Bay
Thu. AM Genovesa: Darwin Bay
PM Genovesa: Prince Phillip’s Steps
Fri. AM Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove and transfer to the Baltra airport

 

Please inquire with a trip advisor for information on the 15-Day itinerary for Beluga.

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: 1968 Rebuilt in 1994
Type: First Class Superior Yacht
Length: 110 feet (34m)
Beam: 23 feet (7m)
Capacity: 16 passengers
Accommodation:
  • 8 double cabins each with private bath and 110v.
  • Hot/cold showers
  • Lounge, Two separately dining rooms, Great deck space, Great sun deck, TV & VCR Saloon
On Board:
  • Lounge
  • Two separately dining rooms
  • Great deck space
  • Great sun deck
  • TV & VCR Saloon
Main engines: Twin Scania engines model DI12M ecologically friendly
Max speed: 12 knots
Crew:
  • Captain
  • Mechanic
  • Cook
  • 2 sailors
  • 1 bilingual naturalist guide
Safety & Navigation:
  • Marine radios
  • Depth sounder up to 2000 mts.
  • 48 mile radar, G.P.S.
  • 2 tenders with outboards.
  • 2 ten-man inflatable rubber rafts in fiberglass capsule.
  • TV with VHS video system.
  • Fully air conditioned 2 desalinators with capacity for 400 gallons / day each. freezer and refrigeration.

BELUGA – 2013 PRICES

Description 15 days 8 days 6 days 5 days 4 days
High Season $7,565 $4,035 $3,025 $2,523 $2,265
Low Season $6,805 $3,625 $3,025 $2,523 $2,265
Charter – High Season $120,252 $64,134 $48,101 $40,084 $36,075
Charter – Low Season $108,075 $57,635 $48,101 $40,084 $36,075

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

Additional Information

  • Fuel Surchage
  • Single Supplement: 50%
  • Charter Surchage
  • High Season Supplements: $130 per pax in Christmas and New Year
  • 6, 5, and 4 days itineraries are only available during high season

Children Policy

  • There isn’t an age limit
  • Children under 12 years old, 50% off. Only one child per adult
Rates include:

  • All meals and activities throughout the cruise
  • Soft beverages (water, coffee and tea)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bilingual national park guide
  • Kayaks
  • Occassional diving available
Not included:

  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)
  • Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Wetsuit
  • Gratuities
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