The Galapagos Elite is the epitome of small ship luxury catmaran cruising in the Galapagos with 8 cabins for 16 pampered guests. Explore the best of the Galapagos Islands in style.

Each voyage offers luxurious ocean-view suites and all-inclusive pricing, with accolades from World Travel Awards, the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, and Frommer’s.

Elite

OVERVIEW

BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

ITINERARY

WHAT’S INCLUDED

AVAILABILITY

EXPERIENCE OVERVIEW

Setting sail in the Galapagos in summer 2019, the Elite is specifically built for the Galapagos and is a result of 20 years of customer feedback from thousands of travelers that helped define what makes the perfect boat for cruising the enchanted isles. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors with sleek modern design and beds that are convertible from singles to one queen assure the classiest way to cruise the Galapagos. Top-shelf guides, cuisine, and service assure a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Galapagos.

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STARTING AT:

4250 USD

For 4-8 Day Luxury Catamaran Cruises

Technical Information

  • Capacity: 16
  • Contruction Year: 2019
  • Width: 13.5 mt / 44.29 ft
  • Max speed: 12 Knots
  • Crew: 10 crew members, Cruise Service Officer , Guide
  • Electricity: 110/220 V
  • Hot tub:
  • Kayak:
  • Snorkelling equipment:
  • Complimentary water bottle:
  • Dining room:
  • TV in social areas:
  • DVD in social areas:
  • Mini library:
  • Satellite phone:
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  • Life jackets:
  • Locker:
  • Solarium:
  • Wetsuit:
  • Al fresco dining:
  • Deck chairs:
  • Dinghies/ zodiac:
  • Lounge:
  • First aid kit:

ITINERARIES

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - San Cristobal Arrival - El Junco LagoonAMSan Cristobal Arrival

San Cristobal IslandArrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

PMEl Junco Lagoon

San Cristobal Island: El Junco LagoonA small crater within a large caldera of a volcano, is the only permanent freshwater lake in the Galapagos.


Day 2 - North Seymour Island - Dragon HillAMNorth Seymour Island

North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.

PMDragon Hill

Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.


Day 3 - Las Tintoreras - Sierra Negra - Tortoise Breeding Center - WetlandsAMLas Tintoreras

Isabela Island: Las TintorerasA short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras.

Sierra Negra

Isabela Island: Sierra Negra VolcanoOn the way up you can see lush vegetation and the summit offers a spectacular view of the lowlands.

PMTortoise Breeding Center

Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding StationCreated to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species.

Wetlands

Isabela Island: WetlandsThey consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species.


Day 4 - Moreno Point - Urbina BayAMMoreno Point

Isabela Island: Moreno PointBeautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.

PMUrbina Bay

Isabela Island: Urbina BayIts waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you´ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef.


Day 5 - Espinosa Point - Vicente Roca PointAMEspinosa Point

Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.

PMVicente Roca Point

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.


Day 6 - Rabida Island - Bartholomew IslandAMRabida Island

Rábida IslandA bird-watcher´s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans.

PMBartholomew Island

Bartholomew IslandBartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach.


Day 7 - Cerro Brujo - Leon Dormido - San CristobalAMCerro Brujo

San Cristobal Island: Cerro BrujoA beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas.

Leon Dormido

San Cristobal Island: Leon DormidoThis island comprises two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of sea birds.

PMSan Cristobal

Giant Tortoises' Reserve


Day 8 - Interpretation Center - San Cristobal DepartureAMInterpretation Center

San Cristobal Island: Interpretation CenterA series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos.

San Cristobal Departure

San Cristobal Island. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - San Cristobal Arrival - San CristobalAMSan Cristobal Arrival

San Cristobal IslandArrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

PMSan Cristobal

David Rodiguez Breeding Center.


Day 2 - Suarez Point - Gardner Bay - Osborn IsletAMSuarez Point

Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.

PMGardner Bay

Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.

Osborn Islet

Española Island: Osborn IsletThis small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming.


Day 3 - Cormoran Point - Champion Islet - Post Office Bay - Baroness ObservatoryAMCormoran Point

Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.

Champion Islet

Floreana Island: Champion IsletA small island located very near Floreana, snorkeling and diving around Champion can be excellent.

PMPost Office Bay

Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.

Baroness Observatory

Floreana Island: Barones´s ObservatoryThis site shows a breath-taking view of La Loberia and the inland features of Floreana Island.


Day 4 - Mosquera Islet - Charles Darwin StationAMMosquera Islet

Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools.

PMCharles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.


Day 5 - Prince Phillip Steps - Darwin IslandAMPrince Phillip Steps

Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.

PMDarwin Island

Darwin IslandDiving at Darwin is overwhelming as the water it is thick with ham


Day 6 - Espumilla Beach - Buccaneer Cove - Puerto EgasAMEspumilla Beach

Santiago Island: Espumilla BeachEspumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.

PMBuccaneer Cove

Santiago Island: Buccaneer CoveBuccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.

Puerto Egas

Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.


Day 7 - Bachas Beach - Los Gemelos - HighlandsAMBachas Beach

Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.

PMLos Gemelos

Santa Cruz Island: Los GemelosSpanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz.

Highlands

Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.


Day 8 - Isla Lobos - San Cristobal DepartureAMIsla Lobos

San Cristobal Island: Isla LobosThis small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores.

San Cristobal Departure

San Cristobal Island. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - San Cristobal Arrival - Interpretation CenterAMSan Cristobal Arrival

San Cristobal IslandArrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

PMInterpretation Center

San Cristobal Island: Interpretation CenterA series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos.


Day 2 - Suarez Point - Gardner Bay - Osborn IsletAMSuarez Point

Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.

PMGardner Bay

Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.

Osborn Islet

Española Island: Osborn IsletThis small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming.


Day 3 - Cormoran Point - Champion Islet - Post Office Bay - Baroness ObservatoryAMCormoran Point

Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.

Champion Islet

Floreana Island: Champion IsletA small island located very near Floreana, snorkeling and diving around Champion can be excellent.

PMPost Office Bay

Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.

Baroness Observatory

Floreana Island: Barones´s ObservatoryThis site shows a breath-taking view of La Loberia and the inland features of Floreana Island.


Day 4 - Mosquera Islet - Baltra DepartureAMMosquera Islet

Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools.

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - Mosquera Islet - Charles Darwin StationAMBaltra Arrival

Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

PMMosquera Islet

Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools.

Charles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.


Day 2 - Prince Phillip Steps - Darwin BayAMPrince Phillip Steps

Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.

PMDarwin Bay

Genovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.


Day 3 - Espumilla Beach - Buccaneer Cove - Puerto EgasAMEspumilla Beach

Santiago Island: Espumilla BeachEspumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.

Buccaneer Cove

Santiago Island: Buccaneer CoveBuccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.

PMPuerto Egas

Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.


Day 4 - Bachas Beach - Los Gemelos - HighlandsAMBachas Beach

Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.

PMLos Gemelos

Santa Cruz Island: Los GemelosSpanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz.

Highlands

Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.


Day 5 - Isla Lobos - San Cristobal DepartureAMIsla Lobos

San Cristobal Island: Isla LobosThis small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores.

San Cristobal Departure

San Cristobal Island. Transfer to the Airport.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

- Transfers airport/yacht/airport in Galapagos
- Airport reception and assistance
- Double or single accommodation
- Guided expeditions according to the itinerary
- Top bilingual National Park guide (English / Spanish)
- Cruise Service Officer
- Activity daily briefing
- All meals and snacks
- Soft drinks and juices
- Captain’s welcome and farewell cocktail
- Supplied expedition gear

NOT INCLUDED

- Round trip to Galapagos
- Galapagos National Park Entrance fee ($100 – subject to change)
- Transit Control Card ($20 – subject to change)
- Alcoholic and bottled beverages
- Gratuities for guide and crew
- Travel and health insurance
- Micro SD Card

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