Floreana Yacht Description
The Floreana is a family operated, 16 passenger yacht named after one of the islands in the Galapagos Archipelago. The dark mahogany decor of the ship is inviting while you take advantage of the saloon and dining rooms, sun decks, bar, TV/DVD, and another larger upper deck area.
The crew consists of a team of six and one certified Naturalist Guide, including an onboard chef providing buffet style meals. The guide will accompany you throughout all of your excursions and will answer any questions you have about the wildlife. Additionally, kayaks, snorkeling and complete diving equipment is available for rent with occasional diving available upon request.
The 75 ft. yacht offers 8 air-conditioned cabins with private bathrooms and hot water with port holes to look out at the Galapagos scenery.
Other comparable budget cruises are: Golondrina
Floreana Cruise Prices
2017 prices per person
Prices subject to change without prior notice
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* Single supplement 75%
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* Charter rates don't apply for Christmas and New Year.
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Bunk Bed Cabin
Floreana Deck Plans & Specs
Floreana - Lower and main deck
Length: 68.1 ft (22.7m)
Beam: 15.51 ft (4.7m)
Speed: 9 knots
Engines: Detroit Diesel of 240HP
Electricity: generator Kholer 0.9 K v., 110v
Fuel Capacity : 1200 gallons of diesel
Navigation Equipment: Furuno radio 150 watts, radio VHF standard, sonar Horizon DS30, radar SSB furuno (16 miles), 1GPS (Magellan 12 Sat)
Safety Equipment: 2 motor dinghies with capacity for 12 guests, 2 inflatable liferafts for 12
Crew: Captain, naturalist bilingual guide, 2 sailors, chef, mechanic and bartender.
Comments and recommendations received on this Galapagos cruise:
Good morning, Maria
I apologize for the delay in this response, but we didn't get home until Sunday and quickly jumped back into work. I also shared your email with my fellow passengers for their input. Overall, the experience was amazing! Our guide, Edgar, was sensational, knowledgeable, and fun-loving which makes this type of trip a joy. Seriously great! And, thank you for putting up with this crazy group! And all of their changes!!! I hope you get a much easier group to manage next time.
I want you to know that, despite these comments, every single passenger described this trip as amazing and a once in a lifetime experience. I truly appreciate your assistance in making it so.
USA, June 2017
We would like to thank you and Columbus Ecuador for all the help and excellent services
with reference to our last trip to Ecuador/Galapagos.
I attach the comment card, which we forgot to give to our driver on our last day in Quito.
The only reason we gave a “poor” rating of Food & Beverage is that the restaurant at the hotel in Quito is not open when they serve groups, otherwise all food services were very good.
With best regards,
Floreana / Vieja Cuba
I am sorry I did not reply sooner - I am only just checking my emails. We are now back from the Galapagos and did not want to leave - if only there had been space on the Southern islands cruise this week!! I am also sorry I never replied about the transfer of money - I did not receive that email. However, everything went smoothly and the cruise was wonderful. The Floreana was a lovely boat, even if it was dwarfed by all the other boats we saw (which luckily was not many, at times it felt like we had the Galapagos to ourselves - heaven).
Thank you very much for finding us such a good replacement boat at the last minute, and I hope one day to be back to book the Southern Islands cruise with you,
Kate and Rob
Kate Shaw UK, Floreana Nov. 2010
I just wanted to write to say "Thank You" for taking care of the travel arrangements to the Galapagos Islands as well as the stay in Quito. The trip was absolutely amazing, and we had a great time even though Dave left his bathroom supplies at Fuente de Piedra., but other than that, everything was fabulous.
If possible, give my thanks to Xavier for driving us as well as to the crew of the Floreana, who were incredible!!!
Thailand, February 2008
Bellavista and Galapagos were both fantastic. Bellavista was a bit rainy but is a fabulous place to stay, with friendly staff and incredible fod. Galapagos was superb. All the different animals, and the weather was great. Floreana is a good boat, with an extremely friendly staff and guide. The cook was even better than in Bellavista, here even made dishes at our request(Ceviche among others). It was a great ending to a great holiday. Today we are going home so we don' t have the chance to come and see you on another day. Thanks again!
-Loe van Erp & Heleen van Boven (Holland)