Galaven Expedition Yacht

20 passengers

From: $1,695 (4d/3n)
From: $2,295 (5d/4n)
From: $3,295 (8d/7n)

Key Features:

  • Expedition yacht
  • Ample social areas
  • 2 national park guides
  • Large ccean view cabins
  • Best value mid-range cruise

Overview:

The Galaven is a 88 ft. expedition vessel for 20 passengers. It has 11 double cabins, all with private bathrooms, air-conditioning and ocean views.

Galaven offers spacious outdoor seating areas with sun chairs, large interior dining room, and a library equipped with a TV & DVD player for daily briefing and presentations.

Bilingual Galapagos National Park guides accompany you to all visitor sites.

GALAVEN – ITINERARIES

8 DAY CRUISE – OPTION A
Tue. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove
Wed. AM Genovesa: El Barranco
PM Genovesa: Darwin Bay
Thu. AM Santiago: Sullivan Bay
PM Rabida Island
Fri. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station
PM Santa Cruz: El Chato
Sat. AM Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill
PM Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach
Sun. AM Floreana: Post Office Bay
PM Floreana: Cormorant Point or Devil`s Crown
Mon. AM Española: Suarez Point
PM Española: Gardner Bay
Tue. AM San Cristobal:Interpretation Center and transfer to the airport

 

5 DAY CRUISE
Fri. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz: El Chato
Sat. AM Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill
PM Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach
Sun. AM Floreana: Post Office Bay
PM Floreana: Cormorant Point or Devil`s Crown
Mon. AM Española: Suarez Point
PM Española Islands: Gardner Bay
Tue. AM San Cristobal: Interpretation Center and transfer to the airport

Please note: please ask your trip advisor for information on 10 or 15 Day itinerary for this boat.

8 DAY CRUISE – OPTION B
Tue. AM Arrival in San Cristobal Airport and transfer to the boat
PM San Cristobal: Puerto Chino or Jacinto Gordillo Breeding Center
Wed. AM Santa Fe Island
PM South Plaza Island
Thu. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station
PM Santa Cruz: Twin Craters
Fri. AM Isabela: Sierra Negra Volcano
PM Isabela: Wetlands, Wall of Tears, Tortoise Breeding Center
Sat. AM Isabela: Moreno Point
PM Isabela: Urbina Bay
Sun. AM Fernandina: Espinosa Point
PM Isabela: Vicente Roca Point
Mon. AM Santiago: Espumilla Beach or Buccaneer Cove
PM Bartholomew Island
Tue. AM North Seymour Island
Transfer to the Baltra airport

 

4 DAY CRUISE
Tue. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove
Wed. AM Genovesa: El Barranco
PM Genovesa: Darwin Bay
Thu. AM Santiago: Sullivan Bay
PM Rabida Island
Fri. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station and transfer to the airport

NB. Itineraries are subject to variations due to weather conditions or Galapagos National Park regulations

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Technical Specifications

Year of reconstruction: 2000
Type: Motor Yacht
Category: Mid-range
Length: 88 feet (27 m)
Beam: 22 feet (7 m)
Draft: 6 feet (2 m)
Gross tonnage: 171 ton
Capacity: 20 passengers
Accommodation:
  • Main Deck:
    • 4 double cabins (twin beds) 78ft²/ 7m² – 3 double cabins (1 double + 1 bunk beds) 75ft²/7m².
  • Upper Deck:
    • 2 cabin (double bed) 100ft²/9m²
  • Sun Deck:
    • 2 double cabins (twin beds) 74ft²/ 7m²

All cabins with private bathrooms, hot water and air-conditioning

Crew:
  • Captain
  • 2 bilingual Galapagos National Park naturalist guide
  • 8 crew members
Safety & Navigation:
  • All equipments meet / exceed the international safety standards
  • Life vests
  • GPS
  • Sonar
  • Naval radars
  • Fire detection and prevention systems.

 

GALAVEN 2017 PRICES

Description 8 days  5 days 4 days
Expedition Cruise $4,030 $2,740 $1,940
Charter (20 Passengers) $79,945 $56,945 $39,945

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* All prices in United States Dollars.
* Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

 

Children Policy:

  • Discount for children under 12 years (2017): 20%
Rates include:

  • Transfers in the islands
  • All excursions
  • Bilingual national park guide
  • Use of snorkeling equipment
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Airport assistance
  • Tea, water, coffee
Not included:

  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • $20 Transit Control Card
  • Use of wetsuit
  • Travel / medical insurance
  • Tips
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