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Galaxy Description

The Galaxy is a 16 passenger yacht designed to offer 4, 5 and 8-day cruises in the Galapagos Islands. Within these cruises, you will find spacious areas consisting of the dining room, bar, sun decks, and library with TV and DVD. The sun deck is quite large with plenty of seating and loungers to enjoy the sun and scenery of the surrounding islands. The crew aboard the Galaxy is made up of 9, along with a Bilingual Naturalist Guide.

Galaxy Cabins

A total of 9 cabins accommodate all 16 passengers on the Galaxy. The cabins are composed of twin beds and located on three various decks of the yacht. In each cabin, you will find a private bathroom, hot water, and air-conditioning available.

icon Prices from: US$1550
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Cruise Details

  • Category: First Class
  • Type: Small Yacht
  • Year built: 2007
  • Departures: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
  • Itineraries: 7, 5, 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)
  • Kayaks on board

RATES NOT INCLUDED

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

Full Tecnical Details

Upper Deck


Main Deck


Length: 35 m
Cruise Speed: 12 knots
Safety:
  • Two inflatable life raft for 16 passengers each
  • 20 life jackets (SOLAS I)
  • 10 life jackets (disembark)
  • Fire detectors and complete fire system
  • Safety equipment complies with International Coast Guard regulations
Electricity: 110V and 220V
Guest Capacity: 16 passengers
Crew: 9 members + 1 bilingual guide
Type: First class steel - hulled motor yacht
Beam: 7.60 m
Draft: 1.80 m
Main engines: 2 Caterpilar Motors 440 HP
Navigation:
  • RAYSTAR 125 GPS
  • 24 miles RAYMARINE E120 radar
  • 36 miles RAYMARINE E140 radar
  • Magnetic compass
  • FURUNO HF radio
  • UNIDEN VHF radio
  • ICOM IC M2A radios
  • RAYMARINE E63069 Eco sounder
  • EPIRB
  • Horn
  • Thermometer
Year of construction: 2006 – 2007
Water Capacity: 4.000 gallons
Diesel capacity: 6.000 gallons

Prices

Galaxy Prices

2020 prices per person

ACCOMMODATION 7 NIGHTS 5 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS 3 NIGHTS
All Cabins
$ 3,702 $ 2,690 $ 2,152 $ 1,550
Charter $ 59,232 $ 43,040 $ 34,432 $ 24,800

2021 prices per person

ACCOMMODATION 7 NIGHTS 5 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS 3 NIGHTS
All Cabins
$ 4,248 $ 3,036 $ 2,427 $ 1,821
Charter $ 64,570 $ 46,147 $ 36,890 $ 27,679

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

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

Itinerary Galaxy

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Tue AM San Cristobal IslandArrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM San Cristobal Island: Isla LobosThis small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores. Read more...
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...
Wed AM 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...
Española Island: Osborn IsletThis small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming. Read more...
PM Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. Read more...
Thu AM 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...
PM Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. Read more...
Floreana Island: Devil´s CrownArguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil´s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish. Read more...
Fri AM Santa Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen. Read more...
PM South Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos. Read more...
Mon AM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.
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Sat AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Santa Cruz Island: El ChatoA reserve in the highlands where you have the opportunity to observe the giant tortoise in the wild. Read more...
Santa Cruz Island: Los GemelosSpanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz. Read more...
Sun AM Isabela Island: Las TintorerasA short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras. Read more...
Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding StationCreated to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species. Read more...
PM Isabela Island: WetlandsThey consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species. Read more...
Isabela Island: The Wall of TearsIsabela was a penal colony. Prisoners were made build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment. Read more...
Mon 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: 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...
Tue AM Isabela Island: Tagus CoveAn opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. Read more...
PM Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. Read more...
Wed AM Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. Read more...
PM 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...
Thu AM Daphne IslandA popular stop for scientists researching the unique qualities of the Galapagos finches. Read more...
Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.
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Thu AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life. Read more...
Fri AM Rábida IslandA bird-watcher´s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. Read more...
PM Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Read more...
Sat AM North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. Read more...
PM Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. Read more...
Sun AM 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...
PM Bartholomew IslandBartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach. Read more...
Mon AM 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...
PM Genovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies. Read more...
Tue AM San Cristobal Island: Interpretation CenterA series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos. Read more...
San Cristobal Island. Transfer to the Airport.

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