Eric, Flamingo & Letty Yachts

20 passengers

From: $3,645 (8d/7n)

Key Features:

  • Fully air-conditioned private rooms with bathrooms
  • Adventure gear and kayaks included
  • Smart Voyager Certification and carbon neutral operation
  • One experienced guide per ten travelers
  • Women only departures available

Overview:

Built in 1991 and refurbished annually, these superior first-class, sister yachts accommodate twenty guests each and feature three decks of spacious staterooms.

Quarters include ten handsomely decorated double cabins; each is furnished with two twin beds or one double bed, a roomy closet and drawers, overhead storage, climate control, an intercom system, and a private bathroom. The boats also feature spacious common areas which include a sundeck, dining room, well-stocked bar, conference area and library.

As a pioneer in sustainable travel, our company is proud to share that the Eric was also the first Hybrid boat to cruise the Galapagos with the installation of solar panels.

 

ITINERARY A – SOUTHERN ROUTE
Sun. AM Arrival in San Cristobal and transfer to the boat
PM San Cristobal: Ochoa Beach / Kicker Rock
Mon. AM San Cristobal: Pitt Point
PM San Cristobal: Witch Hill
Tue. AM Española: Suarez Point
PM Española: Gardner Bay
Wed. AM Floreana: Cormorant Point / Devil’s Crown / Champion
PM Floreana: Post Office Bay
Thu. AM Isabela: Sierra Negra Volcano
PM Isabela: Wetlands / Tintoreras Islet
Fri. AM Bartholomew Island / Bachas Beach
PM Santa Cruz: El Chato / Twin Craters
Sat. AM South Plaza Island
PM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station
Sun. AM San Cristobal: Interpretation Center and transfer to the airport
ITINERARY B – WESTERN ROUTE
Sun. AM Arrival in San Cristobal and transfer to the boat
PM San Cristobal: Galapaguera / Colorado Hill
Mon. AM Genovesa: Prince Phillip’s Steps
PM Genovesa: Darwin Bay
Tue. AM Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach / Mosquera Islet
PM North Seymour Island
Wed. AM Fernandina: Espinoza Point
PM Isabela: Elizabeth Bay / Moreno Point
Thu. AM Isabela: Urbina Bay
PM Isabela: Tagus Cove
Fri. AM Santiago: Egas Port
PM Rabida Island
Sat. AM Santa Cruz: El Chato / Las Primicias
PM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station
Sun. AM San Cristobal: Interpretation Center and 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.

eric flamingo letty deckplan Eric, Flamingo & Letty YachtsTECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Year of construction: 1991
Type: First Class Motor Yacht
Length: 83 feet (25m)
Beam: 24 feet (7m)
Capacity: 20 passengers
Accommodation: 10 double outside cabins with 2 twin lower beds or 1 double bed, each with private bath & hot shower
On Board: sun deck, ample-sized common areas including dining room, conference room, bar, stereo cassette/CD equipment, book- and video library
Main engines: (2) 402 HP Caterpillar, 8-cylinder turbo diesel
Max speed: 10-12 knots
Crew: Captain, chef, 7 sailors, and 2 English-speaking naturalist guides
Safety & Navigation: 24-mile Furuno radar; Furuno satellite, Navigator; electric compass; magnetic, Compass; clock; barometer, automatic radio buoys via satellite EPIRF, 25-person inflatable capsule lifeboat, 40 life vests, 10 circular buoys, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors.

ERIC, FLAMINGO & LETTY – 2013 PRICES

Description 8 days
Dolphin Deck, Double $4,545
Booby Deck, Double $4,145
Iguana Deck, Double $3,745
Iguana Deck, Triple $3,645
Iguana Deck, Single $5,595
Charter (Seasonal Weeks) $75,495
Charter (Peak Weeks) $79,245
Charter (Holiday Weeks) $82,995

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

Additional Information

  • Seasonal weeks (2013): Jan 13 – 31, Feb 1 – 17, Feb 24 – Mar 10, Aug 18 – Nov 24, Dec 1 – 22
  • Peak weeks (2013): Jan 6 -13, Feb 17 – 24, Mar 10 – 31, Apr 7 – Aug 18, Nov 24 – Dec 1
  • Holiday week (2013): Mar 31 – Apr 7, Dec 22 – Jan 5
  • Fuel Surchage
  • Single Supplement
  • Charter Surchage
  • High Season Supplements: No discounts of any kind are available including child discounts.  We cannot accept any share requests on cruises that fall over the holidays.  The terms for deposits and cancellation during holiday weeks are different from the rest of the year.

Children Policy

  • Children age 11 years and younger at the time of sailing are entitled to a 25% discount off the cruise rate and are also entitled to 50% discount off the airfare and park tax with photocopy of the child’s passport showing date of birth.
  • Children ages 12-17 years are entitled to a 15% discount off the cruise rate only.
  • Children under age 7 years of age are not accepted unless the parents or legal guardians sign a hold harmless release.
  • Children age 11 and younger are only permitted only on a designated family departure. Special family departures are designated during school breaks.
  • Children under the age of 5 are only permitted on exclusive charter basis.

Restrictions on child discount

  • We allow only one child discount to be given per every adult fare paid with a limit of two per family.
  • The total number of child discounts permitted on any one departure may be limited.
  • Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Child discounts are applied to cabins on the iguana deck unless not otherwise available.
  • When children are accommodated in a triple cabin, the discount is calculated from the double iguana deck rate.
  • No child discounts are permitted on cruises that fall over the specified holiday weeks.
Rates include:

  • All meals and activities throughout the cruise
  • Bilingual national park guide
  • All non-alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • Wetsuit
  • Sea kayaks
  • Fuel Surcharge
  • Occassional diving available
  • Cabin accommodation
  • Captain’s welcome and farewell cocktail
Not included:

  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)
  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • International Airfare
  • Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Purchases on board
  • Travel insurance
  • Ecuador departure tax.
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