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Sea Star Journey

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Sea Star Journey Description

Formerly named the Grand Odyssey, the Sea Star Journey is a superior first-class yacht providing sufficient space and room to relax for 16 passengers. Onboard guests can relish in the shaded and unshaded areas, solarium, two Jacuzzis and sun beds.

Additional social areas include a saloon, mini and video library and a play zone for traveling families. Take advantage of the snorkeling and kayaks provided as well with no extra charge. Delight in the amazing local and international dishes created by the chef in the welcoming dining area.

The Sea Star gets excellent reviews from travelers and is frequently booked ahead of time. Check availability early before it fills up!

Sea Star Journey Suites

The Sea Star features eight ample suites called the Galapagos and Matrimonial Suites, and one other called the Sea Star Suite which is slightly bigger with panoramic windows to enjoy the Galapagos scenery. Each suite includes a private bathroom, independent control air-conditioning, minibar, and TV. For families, twin beds or a faux queen bed are available options.

icon Prices from: US$3399
(5D/4N)

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Cruise Details

  • Category: First Class
  • Type: Small Yacht
  • Year built: 2011
  • Departures: Tuesday, Sunday, Thursday
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
  • Itineraries: 9, 5, 4 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

Main Deck


Upper Deck


Sun Deck


Length: 137.8 ft / 42 mts
Gross Tonnage: 480 tons
Speed: 12 knots
Guest Capacity: 16 passengers
Crew: 10 Members (1 naturalist guide & 1 Host)
Type: Motor Yacht
Beam: 29.52 fts / 9 mts
Main engines: 2 Caterpillar 340 HP
Navigation: Navigation equipment:
  • 1 Satellite Compas
  • 2 magnetic Compasses
  • Tracking equipment
Comunication system:
  • Satelital telephone
Year of construction: 2011
Accommodation: Upper Deck:
  • Sea Star Suite & 3 Classic Suites
Main Deck:
  • 2 Superior Suites & 2 Classic Suites
All suites equipped with panoramic window, private bathroom, hot/cold water, air conditioning with independent controls, minibar, Tv, Twin beds or one faux queen and connected suites for families
Water maker: 2000 gallons per day
Generators: Perkins 114 cabe A
Fuel capacity: 6000 gallons

Prices

Sea Star Journey Prices

2020 prices per person:

ACCOMMODATION 9 NIGHTS 5 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS
Galapagos Suite (Upper Deck) $ 7,666 $ 4,259 $ 3,399
Galapagos Suite (Main Deck Balcony) $ 8,098 $ 4,459 $ 3,599
Sea Star Suite (Upper Deck) $ 8,548 $ 4,659 $ 3,799
Charter $ 114,993 $ 63,885 $ 50,985

2021 prices per person:

ACCOMMODATION 9 NIGHTS 5 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS
Galapagos Suite (Upper Deck) $ 8,049 $ 4,472 $ 3,569
Galapagos Suite (Main Deck Balcony) $ 8,503 $ 4,682 $ 3,779
Sea Star Suite (Upper Deck) $ 8,975 $ 4,892 $ 3,989
Charter $ 120,743 $ 67,079 $ 53,534

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

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

Itinerary Sea Star Journey

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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: Cerro ColoradoAmazing views of La Galapaguera as well as the south and eastern coasts of the island. 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...
Thu AM 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...
PM Floreana Island: Barones´s ObservatoryThis site shows a breath-taking view of La Loberia and the inland features of Floreana Island. Read more...
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...
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...
Sat AM North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. Read more...
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...
Sun AM Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. Read more...
PM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. Read more...
Mon 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...
PM Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Read more...
Tue 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...
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 Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. 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 Isabela Island: Las TintorerasA short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras. Read more...
PM 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...
Sat AM Marchena Island: Mejia PointIt is a sensational site with calm deep blue waters and a rugged marine topography. Read more...
PM Isabela Island: Elizabeth BayAs enter you the bay, hawks can soar overhear and schools of fish can be seen swimming underneath. Read more...
Sun 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: Tagus CoveAn opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. Read more...
Mon 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 Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. Read more...
Tue AM 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. 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: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Read more...
Fri AM Isabela Island: Las TintorerasA short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras. Read more...
PM 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...
Sat AM Isabela Island: Moreno PointBeautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted. Read more...
PM Isabela Island: Elizabeth BayAs enter you the bay, hawks can soar overhear and schools of fish can be seen swimming underneath. Read more...
Sun 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: Tagus CoveAn opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. Read more...
Mon 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 Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. Read more...
Tue AM 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. Transfer to the Airport.
Visit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointGalapagos Map
Tue AM San Cristobal IslandArrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM San Cristobal Island: Cerro ColoradoAmazing views of La Galapaguera as well as the south and eastern coasts of the island. 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...
Thu AM 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...
PM Floreana Island: Barones´s ObservatoryThis site shows a breath-taking view of La Loberia and the inland features of Floreana Island. Read more...
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...
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...
Sun AM Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. Read more...
Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.
Visit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointVisit PointGalapagos Map
Sun AM Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. Read more...
Mon 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...
PM Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Read more...
Tue 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...
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 Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. Read more...
Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.

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Gabriela,
We are back and just about rested up from the trip. The entire experience was wonderful. The cabin upgrade was amazing and we thank you for that.
The fishing trip was fantastic! I caught sooooo many (...)

Danny Sanford
USA, December 2019
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Dear Gabriella
I must say this whole experience was absolutely magical.
In fact I just want to turn around and do it all over again!
Thank you and we will highly recommend your company to friends and family.
With many good wishes

Maureen Bell and Paul
Australia, January 2019
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Hi Maria Soledad,
This will sound too simple, but everything and everyone were fantastic. The Seastar/Domenica was perfect, Mayra was a phenomenal guide, and we had a wonderful time.
Many thanks for your help (...)

Tony Dajer
USA, October 2018
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Hi Gabriela,

I apologize for the delay in responding to this email. Things got pretty crazy upon returning to work and life in St. Louis.

Thank you so much for everything!!! I wanted to let you know that (...)

Suzanne Gellman
USA, March 2017
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Hi Gabriela - still on holiday in Florida.

I have left some feedback on Tripadvisor also.

To summarise - your service and promptness of reply has been excellent. I was a little worried about dealing with (...)

Mark
UK, July 2016
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Pablo,

Thank you very much for organising one of the best holidays we have ever had. All your arrangements worked smoothly and both the Galapagos Master and Sea Star were great boats.
I have recommended (...)

Geoffrey Sutton
2016
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Maria,

I spoke with the Naider's last night and they had a memorable trip. The highlight was definitely the Sea Star Journey. They said it was luxurious, large and well appointed. The suites were big and the (...)

Amiel Lindenbaum Luxury Travel Advisor
USA, 2015
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Hi Maria,
The trip was wonderful! All the transfers were at the right place and time. Thank you for making those arrangements so perfectly.
We loved the Sea Star Journey! We had great traveling companions (...)

Harry and Mary Anne
USA, 2014
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Dear Veronica

Hope you have a Happy New Year. We are writing to thank you for all the time and effort you put in to make our trip a very enjoyable one. It was much appreciated. Because of you, we will (...)

Meade and Susan
USA, 2013
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Hi Diego

we are back from Galapagos. It was really good and we enjoyed every minute. Weather was good, only a bit of rain. The ship was very nice, pretty spacious, food good, crew brilliant. Wildlife is (...)

Joachim Friedrich
Alemania, 2012
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