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Golondrina

Golondrina Description

The Golondrina is a comfortable and small yacht suitable for 16 passengers with realistic prices for its passengers. The yacht is equipped with both motor and sails, so you may be able to experience some sailing in the Galapagos as well. Coming along with a great bargain for your money is the cozy living room with bar, TV, DVD, and a sundeck perfect for enjoying the Galapagos views and spending your downtime in the sun or gazing at stars.

Golondrina Cabins

All cabins aboard the Golondrina I were built to include private bathrooms and air-conditioning units. In total, there are 8 double cabins with bunk-beds that are comfortable for your Galapagos Cruise.

icon Prices from: US$1222
(4D/3N)

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Cruise Details

  • Category: Budget
  • Type: Small Yacht
  • Year built: 2004
  • Departures: Monday, Tuesday, Friday
  • 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

RATES NOT INCLUDED

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

Full Tecnical Details

Main Deck


Upper Deck


Lower Deck


Length: 22.22m
Speed: 8 knots
Safety:
  • EPIRB (emergency position indicating radio beacom)
  • Life jackets
  • Flares and signals
  • Fire & smoke detectors
  • Complete fire sys
Type: Motor yacht
Beam: 5.09m
Navigation:
  • 24 mile furuno radar
  • GPS
  • Satelliite navigator
  • Echo sounder
  • Furuno 1000 ft. speed and distance log
  • Compasses
  • Barometer
  • Clock.
Generators: 2 kohler 13 kw, 10 kw

Prices

Golondrina Prices

2020 & 2021 prices per person

ACCOMMODATION 7 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS 3 NIGHTS
Standard Cabin $ 2,416 $ 1,520 $ 1,222
Charter $ 38,656 $ 24,320 $ 19,552

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

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

Itinerary Golondrina

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Fri AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos. Read more...
Sat 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...
Sun 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...
Mon 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...
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: Isla LobosThis small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores. Read more...
Tue AM Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. Read more...
PM 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...
Wed AM Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. Read more...
PM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
Sat AM North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. Read more...
Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.
Visit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointGalapagos Map
Fri AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. Read more...
Sat AM Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. Read more...
PM Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. 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 Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. Read more...
PM Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Read more...
Tue AM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
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...
Wed 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...
Thu AM Rábida IslandA bird-watcher´s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. Read more...
PM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. Read more...
Fri 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.
Visit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointGalapagos Map
Tue 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...
Wed 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...
Thu AM Rábida IslandA bird-watcher´s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. Read more...
PM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. Read more...
Fri 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.
Visit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointGalapagos Map
Fri AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. Read more...
Sat AM Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. Read more...
PM Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. 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 Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. Read more...
PM Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Read more...
Tue 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.
Visit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointGalapagos Map
Mon AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Santa Cruz Island: Tortuga BayA pristine location with a beautiful white-sand beach. It´s a great place for swimming and even surfing. Read more...
Tue AM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
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...
Wed 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...
Thu AM Rábida IslandA bird-watcher´s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. Read more...
PM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. Read more...
Fri 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.
Visit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointGalapagos Map
Fri AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos. Read more...
Sat 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...
Sun AM Bartholomew IslandBartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach. 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...
Mon 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...
Tue 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...
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: Isla LobosThis small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores. Read more...
Wed AM Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. Read more...
PM 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...
Thu AM Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. Read more...
PM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
Fri 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...
Sat AM Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. Read more...
PM Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. 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 Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. Read more...
PM Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Read more...
Tue AM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
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...
Wed 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...
Thu AM Rábida IslandA bird-watcher´s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. Read more...
PM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. Read more...
Fri 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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Hello Maria,
I wanted to drop you a quick note to say "thank you" for all you did to make mine and the other ladies vacation to the Galapagos Islands such a success!

We had a wonderful time and truly (...)

Barbara Galgano
USA, AUSTRALIA, UK, July 2019
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Maria, the trip was wonderful!  Our guide, Roberto, was fantastic!  The crew on the Golondrina were so polite, helpful, and had a great sense of humor once we all got to know each other...which made (...)

Sara Sonnier
USA, July 2019
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Ivonne,

We are successfully back at home after exciting trip to Ecuador and Galapagos. On behalf of all clients in our group, I would like to thank you once more for your perfect preparation of the trip. (...)

Michal Kohn
Czech Republic, 2019
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Elena,

we had an amazing trip. thank you for all your help.

Regards,

Angelique Oostveen
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Angelique Oostveen
Nederland, June 2019
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Elena
Just wanted to let you know that we had a great time in the Galapagos. The boat Golondrina was great as were the staff especially the guide enrique was excellent -his knowledge of the Galapagos and his (...)

Helma
2018
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Veronica,

The trip was incredible. Everything from the boat to the cook to the guide was great. Thank you so much for a terrific experience.

Much thanks,

Ben
Traveled on the Golondrina

Ben
USA, June 2018
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Elena,

I wanted to write to let you know what a fantastic tour my husband, Stefaan, and I had in the Galapagos. We just returned last night to Quito. The crew and guide on the Golondrina took great care of (...)

Tara Middlewood
USA, 2018
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Hi Maria

I truly had a wonderful time travelling in Ecuador with my son! I tell everyone that the highlight of the trip was our fabulous cruise to the Galapagos.

Here are the things that I thought were (...)

Janet Merriam
USA, 2015
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Dear Elena:

This is to say THANK YOU to your wonderful agent, Vladimir. He did a great job with my case. Unfortunately, I have to deal with some complications due to my flight cancellation and later - with (...)

Galina Stoyanova
Los Angeles, 2014
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Hallo,

lot of thanks to guide FABRIZIO and CREW of Golondrina. We spent excellent week with them this November. Both Fabrizio and crew prepared for us (most of us were nature photographers) very individual (...)

Zdenek Hasek
Czech republic, 2009
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