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Beluga Description

The Beluga is a superior, first class yacht with plenty of space and comfortable quarters. It has all the conveniences of panoramic windows, a dining area, and a large sundeck great for catching some sun, sight-seeing, or resting in peace.

The Beluga is equipped with a friendly and professional crew that provides exclusive services throughout the duration of your cruise. The Beluga is also certified by SOLAS and has been awarded a Smart Voyager certification for its commitment to conservation.

Beluga Cabins

The Beluga is suited to accommodate 16 passengers in 8 double cabins. Each has the option to change into a triple which is great for families traveling together. Each cabin offers a private bathroom with hot water.

icon Prices from: US$2438
(4D/3N)

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Cruise Details

  • Category: First Class
  • Type: Small Yacht
  • Year built: 1968
  • Departures: Friday, Tuesday
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
  • Itineraries: 7, 4, 3 night cruises
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RATES INCLUDE

  • Accommodation on board
  • All meals while on board
  • Purified water, coffee, and tea available during the cruise
  • Transfers in the islands during operational days
  • English speaking naturalist guide
  • Islands excursions and activities according to the Itinerary
  • Snorkel equipment (mask, tube, & fins)
  • Wetsuit
  • Kayaks on board

RATES NOT INCLUDED

  • Flights to/from the Galapagos Islands
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee
  • Migratory Control Card
  • Alcoholic & all bottled drinks
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Travel, cancellation and medical insurance

Full Tecnical Details

Main Deck


Upper Deck


Lower Deck


Length: 110fts / 34mts
Guest Capacity: 16 passengers
Crew:
  • Captain
  • Mechanic
  • Cook
  • 2 sailors
  • 1 bilingual naturalist guide
Type: Motor Yacht
Beam: 23fts / 7mts
Main engines: Twin Scania engines model DI12M ecologically friendly
Max speed: 12 knots
Year of construction: 1994
Accommodation:
  • Lower Deck: 5 double cabins each with private bath and 110v.
  • Hot/cold showers, lounge, Two separately dining rooms, Great deck space, Great sun deck, TV & VCR Saloon
  • Main Deck: 2 double cabins each with private bath and 110v.
  • Upper Deck: 1 double cabin each with private bath and 110v.
  • Lounge
  • Two separately dining rooms
  • Great deck space
  • Great sun deck
  • TV & VCR Saloon

Prices

Beluga Prices

2020 prices per person starting at:

ACCOMMODATION 7 NIGHTS 5 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS
Standard Cabins $ 3,250 $ 2,438 N/A
Charter $ 52,000 $ 39,000 N/A

2021 prices per person starting at:

ACCOMMODATION 7 NIGHTS 5 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS 3 NIGHTS
Standard Cabins $ 4,850 $ 3,700 $ 3,150 $ 2,600
Charter $ 77,600 $ 59,200 $ 50,400 N/A

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

These rates are valid all year round, except for high season departures.

Itinerary Beluga

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Wed AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. Read more...
Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
Thu AM Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Read more...
PM Rábida IslandA bird-watcher´s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. Read more...
Fri AM Isabela Island: Las TintorerasA short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras. Read more...
or Isabela Island: Sierra Negra VolcanoOn the way up you can see lush vegetation and the summit offers a spectacular view of the lowlands. Read more...
PM Isabela Island: Volcán ChicoVolcán Chico is a collection of smaller cones in the northeast flank of Sierra Negra. Read more...
Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding StationCreated to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species. Read more...
Sat AM Isabela Island: Elizabeth BayAs enter you the bay, hawks can soar overhear and schools of fish can be seen swimming underneath. Read more...
PM Isabela Island: Moreno PointBeautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted. Read more...
Sun AM 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. Read more...
PM Isabela Island: Tagus CoveAn opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. Read more...
Mon AM Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. Read more...
PM Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. Read more...
Tue AM Santiago Island: Espumilla BeachEspumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs. Read more...
Santiago Island: Buccaneer CoveBuccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers. Read more...
PM Bartholomew IslandBartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach. Read more...
Wed AM North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. Read more...
Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.
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Wed AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. Read more...
Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
Thu AM South Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos. Read more...
PM Santa Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen. Read more...
Fri AM 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. Read more...
or San Cristobal Island: Cerro BrujoA beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas. Read more...
PM San Cristobal Island: El Junco LagoonA small crater within a large caldera of a volcano, is the only permanent freshwater lake in the Galapagos. Read more...
San Cristobal Island: Interpretation CenterA series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos. Read more...
Sat AM Española Island: Osborn IsletThis small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming. Read more...
or Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions. Read more...
PM Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. Read more...
Sun AM Floreana Island: Devil´s CrownArguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil´s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish. Read more...
or Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. Read more...
PM Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel. Read more...
Mon AM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. Read more...
PM Santiago Island: Sullivan BayThe lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there. Read more...
Tue AM Genovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies. Read more...
PM Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high. Read more...
Wed AM Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life. Read more...
Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.

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Just wanted to say a big thank you for organising my Galapagos trip! It was an amazing experience and lifetime dream to be able to go.

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The trip on the Beluga was super!

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