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La Pinta

La Pinta Description

La Pinta is a Luxury Cruise ship dedicated to its 48 passengers and keeps everyone from adults to children entertained, as well to the Galapagos Islands running their own Galapagos Foundation.

The crew is composed of 25 members and three Certified Naturalist Guides. La Pinta offers you many spacious areas to mingle, lounge, or play when not involved in other activities. Along the three different decks, you can find a bar/saloon, the dining room, sky bar, sundeck, gym, and Jacuzzi.

Children ages 7-12 are able to participate in fun activities in La Pinta's "Young Pirates" program, giving them a rare experience in the Galapagos Islands. The dining room is the place to enjoy wonderfully prepared Ecuadorian and International cuisines with children's and vegetarian menus available.

La Pinta Cabins

Various types of cabins are available on La Pinta. You can choose a regular cabin, interconnected cabins great for families, or even triple cabins. In each you will find an aesthetically pleasing decor meeting all your needs with fully equipped private bathrooms, panoramic windows, quality lighting, and air-conditioning.

icon Prices from: US$4666
(4D/3N)

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Cruise Details

  • Category: Luxury
  • Type: Cruise Ship
  • Year built: 2007
  • Departures: Friday, Monday
  • Capacity: 48 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
  • Wetsuit
  • 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
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Travel, cancellation and medical insurance

Full Tecnical Details

Main Deck


Cabin Deck


Sun Deck


Length: 63 meters (207 feet)
Gross Tonnage: 1541
Refurbished: 2007
Speed: 12-14 knots
Guest Capacity: 48 guests
Crew: 25 plus M.D Officer
Guides: 3 Certified Galapagos Naturalists
Beam: 12 meters (39.37 feet)
Cabins: 24 outside cabins, all similar, in the same deck
Approximate size: 15 square meters (162 square feet)

Prices

La Pinta Prices

2020 prices per person:

ACCOMMODATION 6 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS
Luxury Cabin (20) double $ 6,428 $ 4,666
Luxury Plus Cabin (4) triple $ 6,428 $ 4,666

2021 prices per person:

ACCOMMODATION 6 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS
Luxury Cabin (20) double $ 6,732 $ 5,024
Luxury Plus Cabin (4) triple $ 6,732 $ 5,024

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

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

Itinerary La Pinta

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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 North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. 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 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...
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 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: Champion IsletA small island located very near Floreana, snorkeling and diving around Champion can be excellent. Read more...
Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. Read more...
Thu AM 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 South Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos. 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 San Cristobal Island: Cerro ColoradoAmazing views of La Galapaguera as well as the south and eastern coasts of the island. Read more...
Sat AM San Cristobal Island: Pitt PointHere there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies. Read more...
PM San Cristobal Island: Cerro BrujoA beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas. Read more...
Sun 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...
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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Mon 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...
Tue AM Santa Cruz Island: Eden IsletOff the western coast of Santa Cruz, Eden Islet offers visitors a great chance to see a variety of Galapagos wildlife. Read more...
PM Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Read more...
Wed 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...
Thu 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...
Fri AM Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.

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Gabriela

Thank you for doing such a professional job organizing this trip for me and my family.  Everything went smoothly and we had a wonderful time.  I especially appreciate your last minute adjustment of (...)

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USA, August 2019
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Japan, July 2019
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Victor Rodriguez
USA, February 2019
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Thank you Cristina!!! The driver was lovely and on time at the airport and the next morning. I am writing this note from Alausi. The Galapagos was amazing and we did see penguins!!!!!
Hope to meet you soon!
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Canada, January 2019
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December 2018
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Your team put together a very enjoyable trip for us, and all the people that we met along the way as guides, drivers, and naturalists were extraordinary.

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USA, July 2018
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We had a wonderful time. We are thankful for all the arrangements. If you would like us to write a review on trip advisor, just send me the link.

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Idith

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Idith
USA, 2016
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Hi Maria,

I wanted to thank you for all your assistance with our trip on La Pinta in the Galapagos. All three of us had an incredible time that we will remember forever! I truly appreciate your advice and (...)

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USA, 2016
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Alvin Hellerstein and I just returned from the trip you planned for us to the Galapagos Islands on LaPinta. On behalf of both of us, thank you for all your assistance. The trip on board was (...)

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2016
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Phil Wheatley
England, 2014
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Philip Thomas
England, 2012
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Paul
USA, 2012
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vero
we had wonderful time in the galapagos
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tnx for taking care of us .

Orit
Israel
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Orit
Israel, 2011
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