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Galapagos Coral Cruise

Coral I & II Yachts

Coral I & II Yacht Description

The Coral I and II yachts are twin ships constructed of teakwood and modern decorations to give its guests an extraordinary tour in the Galapagos. Built for 20 passengers, the yachts both provide a surprising amount of privacy and chance for relaxation. Both yachts boast expansive observation decks for viewing the surrounding Galapagos, fully stocked bars, picturesque windows, comfortable lounges, dining rooms and meeting areas with TV and VCR. Also, 2 Naturalist Guides are provided for excursions that have a wealth of knowledge to share with you about the islands.

Coral I & II Cabins

There are 18 cabins available on the Coral I and 11 cabins on the Coral II. Each has a junior cabin, standard plus cabin, or standard cabin available. Both standard and junior cabins have interconnected rooms great for groups or families. Each cabins provides a private bathroom, safe deposit box, remote control air-conditioning, various bed configurations, and video system with LCD TV, activities, and phone service.

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Coral I & II Cruise Prices

2019 prices per person

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Description 4 Days Sun 5 Days Wed 8 Days Sun & Wed

Standard Cabin

$ 1,768
$ 2,356
$ 3,836

Standard Plus

$ 2,189
$ 2,918
$ 4,750

Junior Cabin

$ 2,496
$ 3,328
$ 5,415

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* High season supplement: 5% over the cabin rate per person.

* High season (Jan 01- 05/ Apr 05-May 25/ Jul 03-Aug 26/ Oct 02-Nov 22/Dec 18-31)

Single Supplement: 50% - 80%
Triple occupancy 25% discount for the third person

Special discount for kids may apply to the published rate. Please consult with your destination expert for more information and special deals.
* Charter rates don't apply for Christmas and New Year.

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Rates include:
  • All-inclusive cruises sharing double accommodation in sea view cabins with air-conditioning & private facilities.
  • All meals, welcome & farewell cocktails, water, 24-hour coffee station.
  • Two daily visits to different islands with multilingual naturalist guide (upon request).
  • Snorkeling and kayaking opportunities.
  • Activities on board, briefings, lectures.
Not included:
  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • $20 Transit Control Card
  • Air Ticket Quito or Guayaquil to/from Galapagos
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Wet suits rental: US$ 25 net per person per each short cruise.
  • Fuel surcharge US$ 90 net per person for a 3 or 4-night cruise, US$ 180 for a 7, 10, 11-night cruise and US$ 360 for a 14-night cruise.
    • Wet suits rental: US$ 25 net per person for a 3 or 4-night cruise, US$ 50 for a 7, 10, 11-night cruise and US$ 75 for a 14-
  • Internet available US$ 15 net per hour or fraction.
  • Tips & personal expenses.

Coral I & II Itinerary

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Coral I & II Photos

Standard Cabin

Galapagos Coral yacht Cabin

Standard Plus Cabin

Galapagos Coral Standart Cabin

Junior Cabin

Galapagos Coral Yacht Junior Cabin


Galapagos Coral Yacht Jacuzzi

Main Lounge

Galapagos Coral Activities


Galapagos Coral Yacht Lounge

Sun Deck BBQ

Galapagos Coral Food


Galapagos Coral yacht restaurant

Coral I & II Deck Plans & Specs

Coral I Deck Plan

Moon Deck

Galapagos Coral yacht Moon Deck

Sky Deck

Galapagos Coral yacht Sky Deck

Earth Deck

Galapagos Coral yacht Earth Deck

Sea Deck

Galapagos Coral yacht Sea Deck

Coral I Specifications

Length: 131 ft (40m)
Wide: 28 ft (8.5m)
Decks: 4
Made in: Germany
Rebuilt: 2004
Refurbished: August 2016
Guest Capacity: 36
Crew: 11
Speed: 12 knots
Cruise speed: 10 knots
Guides: 3 multilingual naturalists
Life Rafts: 4 for 25 pax each
Dinghies: 2 for 20 pax each
kayaks: 2 double, 1 single
Electricity 110 v


Coral II Deck Plan

Moon Deck

Galapagos Coral II yacht Moon Deck

Sky Deck

Galapagos Coral II yacht Sky Deck

Earth Deck

Galapagos Coral II yacht Earth Deck

Sea Deck

Galapagos Coral II yacht Sea Deck

Coral II Specifications

Length: 113 ft (34.4m)
Wide: 20.8 ft (6.3m)
Decks: 4
Made in: Holland
Rebuilt: 2006
Refurbished: Septemner 2017
Guest Capacity: 20
Crew: 9
Speed: 12 knots
Cruise speed: 10 knots
Guides: 2 multilingual naturalists
Life Rafts: 2 for 25 pax each
Dinghies: 2 for 17 pax each
kayaks: 2 double, 1 single
Electricity 110 v

Coral I & II Reviews

Comments and recommendations received on this Galapagos cruise:


I just wanted to thank you for all your help with booking our cruise.  We all had a great time and I will recommend your company to my friends who are interested in visiting.  Also I heard you are having a baby, congratulations!



USA, March 2019

It was fantastic! A real great trip, the crew was perfect and our naturalist guide - Jorge - was more than perfect, a real pearl.

Thanks again for your recommandation, the Coral was perfect for a family, we all loved it.

Thank you Gabriela,

Raphael Danjou

Canada, August 2018
4 Guests

Dear Maria Soledad,

Thank you for putting our trip together.  It all worked out very well and we enjoyed ourselves very much.  The guides were terrific and the the drivers outstanding!  We thoroughly enjoyed your selections of places to visit!  The Amazon was better than we anticipated and Otavalo and Hacienda La Alegría were great surprises.  Of course, Los Galapagos was sensational!  It was so good to have someone meet us at each arrival!  We were impressed.

Isabel may have mentioned we all three got sick, but it lasted about a day and we were able to keep going.  Please tell Isabel we were very happy with her expert advice!

Thanks again for everything,
Martha Dennis

USA, July 2018

Hi Pablo

It is now nearly a month since we returned from our holiday in Ecuador and the Galapagos. We had a really wonderful time. Both the cruise you arranged on Coral 2 and the train trip were memorable experiences. We cannot thank you enough for arranging it all so efficiently. The company's representatives and our tour guides were first class and added considerably to our enjoyment. We will unhesitatingly recommend you and your company to anyone who wishes to do a similar trip. We were particularly impressed by the easy communication with you and your office and the speed with which our enquiries were answered. Thank you again for providing us with a great adventure.

Keith and Joy Pettengell

UK, June 2018
2 Guests


Our trip went very well. We all had good time.
Thanks for the proper and perfect arraingments.
It was educative, enjoyable, adventurous vacation.
Guides were all with good knowledge, with out exception.
Drivers and transport vehicles perfect , as required.
Will strongly recommend you to all our friends.

Siram Satyanath

USA, May 2018
11 Guests


We had such a great time in the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador! Thank you for all of your help we greatly appreciate it. We should be going through our photos this weekend and I will pass on any good ones.

Thanks again!

Lisa Leverett

USA, April 2018
2 Guests

For more than 30 years my wife and I have been taking friends on educational trips through China, around South America and to Mexico and Central America. The travel originally started as university student group trips, but after retirement we continued to travel with friends. The groups usually consisted of fifteen to 25 adults but last November we traveled for a month with 33 friends to visit the Galapagos Islands, the Andes, Quito and the Guayaquil area of Ecuador. This was one of the most beautiful and fascinating trips we have ever taken.

The travel was coordinated by Columbus Travel of Quito. I learned about the company on line but was unsure of its reliability until we worked with them. Gabriela Fuentes at Columbus Travel was very knowledgeable of Ecuador and the Galapagos and suggested a spectacular vessel the Coral I in the Galapagos and an ideal roads itinerary around Ecuador. She was always pleasant and quick to respond to questions about the trip.

Our seasoned travelers this trip were well educated, many of them were scientists and medical professionals who could appreciate the scenery and wildlife of Ecuador. They continually praised the vessel Captain Edwardo Vinicio and the crew of the Coral I, the Andean itinerary and the accommodations throughout. All the personnel on the vessel and during the land trip were superb; we had a great bus driver and knowledgeable naturalist guides who knew the wildlife and the geological formations in great depth.

Janet and Gil

USA, November 2017
33 Guests
Ecuador Scenic Tour

Good morning Gabriela, 

Our trip at the Galapagos was great - we really had a fun time.   We arrived home safe and sound.

Thank you so much for all your help - our experience with Columbus Travel was awesome.  You are very well organized and our travel went smoothly.   I appreciate all the communication you provided and all the questions you answered for us.

Thank you again for your assistance in creating a wonderful trip for us to the Galapagos Islands!

Lisa Ellis

USA, September 2017
2 guests

Dear Sir/Madam

We would like to pass on our many thanks to your company and in particular Maria Soledad who organised our trip to the Galapagos Islands in September.

We found Maria helpful, friendly, informative and very prompt with her emails and communications.
Our Spanish is poor and Maria's excellent English also made everything so much easier. 

We will certainly recommend Columbus Travel Ecuador to our friends travelling to South America.

Kind regards
Ian Schraa & Kay Edwards

New Zealand
September 2016

Hello Francisco:
finally got around to this. Your trip started a 7 week round world holiday for us & it was brilliant. Thank you for all your help.
Below is my post on trip advisor.
Actually it did not want to connect to your site review for some reason so I did it under CORAL
Michael F Green

April 2014
2 Guests

Dear Diego,
I just arrived back to Quito today after an amazing two-week time in Galapagos!

Everything was fantastic and went according to plan, even the change of plans we talked about on the last day of the cruise was smooth, and the company was very helpful to arrange the dive for me in Kicker Rock that day.

All in all it was a fantastic experience, and I again wish to thank you for all of the arrangements and the honest good work,
I will certainly recommend your agency in the future! :-)

Best regards and thanks again,

JUNE 2012


I've returned to Reno and dug through the paperwork that had accumulated. I wanted to take this opportunity to make a few comments.

First, you and Columbus travel did a great job. Thank you.

So you know, the Swissotel was magnificent. The staff was great, the accommodations wonderful - all in all a credit to Ecuador and a very good way to start and end the trip. I'll send you a copy of my letter to the general manager.

The Coral 1 also did a good job. I would be happy to recommend it to others considering a trip to the islands. We were also fortunate to have been assigned some really great guides. I came to understand the Park Service itself assigns the guides. We were lucky to have gotten a couple of their more senior people both of whom were assigned at the last minute - Victor Hugo and Jonathan Aguas S.

Thanks again.

USA, May 2009
Traveled on the Coral


This is a long overdue note!

I wanted to let you know that we had a fantastic trip and that I was very impressed with how smoothly all the details worked out. You had everyone organized very well and there was always someone to meet us and take care of the details for us.

The hotels were great and the Coral II excellent as well. I particularly wanted to single out the lead naturalist on board, Lobo, who was just amazing. His knowledge and passion for sharing his knowledge was truly remarkable. We met some others later on the trip who had followed the same itinerary in a different boat, and in comparing notes, found that our experience was a superior one entirely due to the efforts of Lobo.

Also, I have to say that the Royal Palm hotel was just amazing and comparable to hotels costing much much more. Truly great value as well as an outstanding facility.

Thank you again and my aplolgies for waiting so long to send this.

Best regards,

Canada, April 2009
Traveled on the Coral II

Hi Christian,

Thank you so much for your note. We had a FABULOUS time! The boat, our naturalist Victor Hugo, and the entire staff were absolutely terrific people, and a joy to travel with. Thanks for putting together such a smooth and easy travel experience for us. We will highly recommend you to all our friends as they plan their Galapagos trips!

Thanks again for your great planning and service while on our trip.

Howard & Nancy Johnson
USA, October 2008
Traveled on the Coral

Hello Elena,

Thanks so much for the fantastic trip for our group from Loveland, Colorado. I enjoyed meeting and and am enjoying the book you gave me. I love history.

Thanks, too, for helping with our 4 stranded travelers. You and Ivan were fantastic. It made me breathe easier to know that you were taking care of them. I've been recommending you and Columbus travel to all my friends and have told Diane at Hoffman Travel how incredible you are. I'll be meeting in the next week or so with Diane to give her the gift you sent with me. I know she'll love it.

Thanks again. I can best be reached by phone at 970-663-2948. This e-mail address is at my school and is difficult to get to during the summer (June-August). I'll be using it when I get back in September.

Thanks again. This was the best of my 3 trips to Ecuador.

Denny Heyrman
Usa, June 2008
Travelled on the Coral

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