Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht
First Class Galapagos Cruises
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Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht

Categories: Motor Yachts, 16 Max, $400 to $599, First Class Galapagos Cruises
Places
Galapagos - Ecuador
Days
8 - 15
Difficulty
Easy-Hard
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Highlights

  • Far reaching and extensive itineraries
  • Fully refurbished in 2022
  • Kayaks included with activities
  • Free Wifi access aboard vessel
  • Best balance between comfort & price
  • Exterior al fresco dining facilities
  • Lower twin beds, instead of standard bunk
  • Cabin large windows with panoramic views
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Welcome to be a part of the adventure aboard the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht. Embark on a journey unlike any other as we delve into the heart of one of the world’s most pristine and captivating destinations: the Galapagos Islands.

The Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht stands as a remarkable way of cruising the islands, offering travelers the opportunity to experience the wonders of this unique archipelago in unparalleled comfort and style. With over a decade of expertise in the travel industry, GreenGo Travel proudly presents this exceptional vessel, designed to cater to the needs and desires of discerning travelers seeking an unforgettable escape.

As soon as you step on board, our devoted crew will greet you with warm smiles and be there to help you at every turn. With a passenger capacity of 14 and a crew-to-guest ratio ensuring personalized service, you’ll feel right at home from the moment you arrive.

But the Galaxy Orion is more than just a mode of transportation—it’s a floating oasis of fun and adventure. Whether you’re lounging on the shaded deck, savoring a delectable meal in the elegant dining room, or setting out on an exhilarating excursion, every moment aboard promises to be filled with excitement and discovery.

Join us as we embark on a voyage of exploration through the waters of the Galapagos Islands. From the iconic postcard-perfect landscapes to the captivating wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, every day aboard the Galaxy Orion is a new chapter in the adventure of a lifetime.

Key Features of the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht

The Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht sets itself apart with a host of remarkable features designed to enhance your expedition through the enchanting Galapagos Islands. With a keen focus on comfort, convenience, and immersive experiences, this vessel promises an unforgettable journey for every traveler.

At the heart of the Galaxy Orion’s allure is its intimate setting, boasting a passenger capacity of 14 guests. This ensures a personalized and exclusive experience, allowing you to forge meaningful connections with fellow travelers and our knowledgeable crew.

Step into one of the yacht’s eight spacious cabins, each thoughtfully designed to provide a setting of relaxation after a day of exploration. Whether you opt for a cozy matrimonial cabin for couples or a twin cabin ideal for families and friends, every accommodation features private bathrooms and modern amenities for your comfort.

With eight dedicated crew members and a bilingual naturalist guide, the Galaxy Orion ensures exceptional service and expert guidance throughout your journey. From sharing insights about the islands’ rich biodiversity to orchestrating thrilling excursions, our team is committed to making your Galapagos adventure truly extraordinary.

Thanks to onboard WiFi, you can stay in touch with the outside world while enjoying the wonders of nature. Whether you’re sharing your experiences with loved ones back home or researching the fascinating flora and fauna you encounter, seamless connectivity is always at your fingertips.

Recent renovations have further elevated the Galaxy Orion’s appeal, ensuring that every aspect of your voyage is met with the utmost comfort and style. From the inviting lounge area to the spacious dining room serving delectable cuisine, every corner of the yacht exudes elegance and charm.

Facilities Aboard the Yacht

Immerse yourself in comfort aboard the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht, where every detail is meticulously designed to enhance your experience in the archipelago. From inviting social spaces to culinary delights, our facilities cater to your every need, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable journey.

The charming lounge beckons you to unwind and connect with fellow travelers, offering a welcoming atmosphere for relaxation and camaraderie. Whether you’re swapping stories of your adventures or simply enjoying a moment of tranquility, the lounge provides the perfect setting for diverse interactions.

Indulge your palate in the elegant dining room, where our talented chef crafts a symphony of flavors inspired by both local traditions and international cuisine. With three tables accommodating four guests each, every meal becomes a culinary celebration, showcasing the freshest ingredients and expert culinary techniques.

For those seeking to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Galapagos, the al fresco area offers a refreshing escape. Here, you can soak in the sights and sounds of the islands, surrounded by the breathtaking scenery that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. Whether you’re basking in the sun or stargazing under the vast Galapagos sky, the al fresco area invites you to connect with nature in a truly intimate way.

The Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht ensures that every moment of your journey is filled with discovery, thanks to these exceptional amenities. Whether you’re savoring a gourmet meal, relaxing in the lounge, or marveling at the wonders of the natural world, our onboard amenities promise to elevate your Galapagos experience to new heights.

Cabin Options

Retreat to your own private space amidst the wonders of the Galapagos Islands aboard the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht. Our carefully crafted cabin options offer comfort, tranquility, and a perfect setting for relaxation after a day of exploration.

For couples seeking an intimate escape, our Matrimonial Cabins provide the ideal retreat. With a spacious layout spanning 7.85 square meters, these cabins offer a cozy haven where you can unwind and rest. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty outside your window.

Families, friends, or those seeking independent comfort will find solace in our Normal Twin Cabins. With two beds nestled in a harmonious space, these cabins offer versatility without compromising on comfort. Whether you’re traveling with loved ones or embarking on a solo adventure, our twin cabins provide the perfect home away from home.

No matter which option you choose, every cabin aboard the Galaxy Orion is thoughtfully appointed with modern amenities and elegant touches. From private bathrooms for your convenience to serene interiors designed for restful nights, our cabins ensure that your Galapagos experience is a comfortable one.

Step into your own slice of paradise and let the enchantment of the Galapagos Islands unfold around you. With our exceptional cabin options, the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht invites you to embark on a journey of discovery and relaxation, where every moment is tailored to your utmost comfort and satisfaction.

Dining Under the Orion Constellation

Indulge in a culinary journey aboard the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht. Our dining experience is a celebration of flavors, crafted with care and passion by our expert chef, and served in a comfortable setting that enhances every meal.

Step into the beautiful dining room, where three tables await, each accommodating four guests. This intimate setting fosters a sense of community and allows for meaningful connections to be made over shared meals. Whether you’re dining with newfound friends or savoring a romantic evening with your partner, every moment in the dining room is infused with warmth and hospitality.

Complement your meal with a selection from our well-stocked bar, offering a variety of beverages to suit every taste. Sip on local cocktails inspired by the flavors of the islands or unwind with a glass of fine wine as you toast to another day of unforgettable experiences.

Stargazing: Viewing the Brightest Stars on Board

Prepare for an adventure-filled journey aboard the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht, where every day is brimming with exciting activities designed to immerse you in the natural wonders of the archipelago. From thrilling water sports to captivating wildlife encounters, our onboard activities promise an unforgettable experience for travelers of all ages and interests.

Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Galapagos and discover a mesmerizing underwater world through snorkeling. Whether you’re a novice or experienced snorkeler, the abundant marine life of the islands will dazzle you with its diversity and beauty. Swim alongside playful sea lions, graceful sea turtles, and colorful tropical fish as you explore the underwater paradise.

For those seeking a more adventurous experience, kayaking offers a unique perspective of the Galapagos coastline. In the midst of breath-taking scenery and pristine nature, paddle through quiet coves and hidden bays. Keep an eye out for marine iguanas basking on the rocks and seabirds soaring overhead as you navigate the waters.

Embark on exhilarating panga rides to secluded spots inaccessible by land, where you’ll encounter Galapagos wildlife in their natural habitat. From remote beaches teeming with marine iguanas to rugged coastlines inhabited by nesting seabirds, these excursions promise unforgettable encounters with the islands’ iconic inhabitants.

Take advantage of our knowledgeable naturalist guides’ guided hikes to unleash your inner explorer. Traverse volcanic landscapes, lush highlands, and pristine beaches as you search for endemic wildlife unique to the Galapagos. From giant tortoises lumbering through the forests to blue-footed boobies performing their elaborate courtship dances, every step of your journey unveils new wonders waiting to be discovered.

With an array of activities to choose from, the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht invites you to embark on a voyage of exploration and discovery unlike any other. Whether you’re seeking adrenaline-pumping adventures or serene moments in nature, our onboard activities promise an unforgettable experience.

Itineraries Offered Including Post Office Bay

Embark on a unique journey through the enchanting Galapagos Islands with the diverse itineraries offered by the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, wildlife lover, or adventure seeker, our meticulously crafted itineraries promise a comprehensive exploration of the archipelago’s most iconic sites and hidden gems.

For those with limited time, our 4-day itinerary, Itinerary A, offers a captivating glimpse into the Galapagos’ wonders. Begin your adventure with a visit to San Cristobal’s Lobos Island, home to a vibrant colony of sea lions. Explore the dramatic landscapes of Española, where you’ll encounter unique wildlife like the waved albatross and marine iguanas. Journey to the historic sites of Floreana, including Post Office Bay and Cormorant Point, before concluding your journey at Santa Cruz’s Charles Darwin Station.

For travelers seeking a more extensive exploration, our 8- & 5-day itineraries, Itineraries B and C, offer immersive experiences across multiple islands. Itinerary B takes you on a journey through Isabela, Fernandina, Santiago, and Genovesa, where you’ll discover pristine beaches, volcanic landscapes, and diverse ecosystems teeming with wildlife. Highlights include Moreno Point, Elizabeth Bay on Tuesday, Tagus Cove, and Darwin Bay on Saturday, among others. The itinerary also features afternoon visits to Moreno Point and Post Office Bay, with Gardner Bay and Sullivan Bay as additional highlights.

Alternatively, Itinerary C offers a diverse mix of landscapes and activities, from hiking in the highlands of San Cristobal to snorkeling with sea lions at Witch Hill in the afternoon. Visit iconic sites like Bartolome, Santiago, and South Plazas, where you’ll encounter Galapagos giants like giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, and magnificent frigatebirds.

For those seeking an extended adventure, a combination of Itineraries C and A provides an 8-day journey that offers the best of both worlds, from the rugged landscapes of San Cristobal to the pristine beaches of Santa Cruz.

Technical Specifications and Hubble Space Telescope Discoveries

With recent renovations and state-of-the-art amenities, Orion promises a seamless and unforgettable journey through one of the world’s most captivating destinations. M/Y Galaxy Orion underwent a total renovation in 2022, ensuring that every aspect of the vessel meets the highest standards of quality and comfort. With a capacity for 14 guests and 8 crew members, plus one bilingual guide for naturalist itineraries, the yacht offers an intimate and personalized experience for every traveler.

The layout of the Galaxy Orion is thoughtfully designed across three decks, each offering a unique perspective of the islands’ beauty. On the upper deck, you’ll find two double cabins and a convertible triple cabin equipped with a retractable bed, providing spacious and comfortable accommodations for guests.

The main deck features cabin number 5, which can be converted into a matrimonial cabin, as well as a purified water station and hot drinks available 24 hours a day. Additionally, the main deck boasts a comfortable living room and a fully equipped kitchen, ensuring that every meal aboard is a culinary delight.

Below deck, you’ll find four double cabins, each offering a serene retreat after a day of exploration. With modern amenities and elegant touches throughout, every cabin aboard the Galaxy Orion promises a restful night’s sleep and a rejuvenating start to each day of your Galapagos adventure.

With its impeccable design, comfortable amenities, and commitment to excellence, the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht sets the standard for unforgettable journeys through the Galapagos Islands.

Conclusion

Its clear that Orion offers an unparalleled experience for travelers seeking adventure, comfort, and discovery in the Galapagos Islands. With its exceptional amenities, personalized service, and diverse itineraries, the Galaxy Orion promises an unforgettable journey through one of the world’s most iconic destinations.

Our devoted crew will welcome you with warmth and be available to help you with every aspect of your journey from the moment you step aboard. Whether you’re relaxing in the elegant lounge, savoring a gourmet meal in the dining room, or embarking on thrilling excursions to remote islands and pristine beaches, every moment aboard the Galaxy Orion is infused with wonder and excitement.

Our range of itineraries caters to every traveler’s interests and preferences, ensuring that you have the opportunity to explore the Galapagos in depth, from its unique wildlife and breathtaking landscapes to its rich history and culture. Whether you’re snorkeling with sea lions, hiking through volcanic terrain, or kayaking along the coast, each day brings new adventures and unforgettable experiences.

With its recent renovations and state-of-the-art amenities, the Galaxy Orion Galapagos Yacht promises to cruise the islands in comfort, where every detail is designed to enhance your journey and create lasting memories. So why wait? Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with the Galaxy Orion!

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Galaxy Orion Inclusions & Exclusions

INCLUSIONS
Accommodation, use of onboard facilities
All meals, water, coffee & tea
All activities as listed
Certified bilingual guide
Snorkel equipment & wetsuit
Transfers in galapagos

EXCLUSIONS
Park fee & TC card: $120, Isabela Island dock Tax $10
Round flight (mainland-galapagos-mainland)
Alcoholic & soft drinks
Personal expenses & travel insurance
Tipping
Quito shuttles (hotel-airport-hotel)

Galaxy Orion Deck Plans

Galaxy Orion General Details

Lower Twins
Cabins: 2
Lower Twins
Lower Deck
Lower Convertibles
Cabins: 2
Lower Convertibles
Lower Deck
Main Convertible
Cabins: 1
Main Convertible
Main Deck
Upper Doubles
Cabins: 4
Upper Doubles
Upper Deck

Cabin Specifications

  • Cabins:
    9 staterooms
  • Single:
    -
  • Bunkbeds:
    -
  • Twin/double:
    Yes
  • Convertible:
    Yes
  • Triple:
    -
  • Interconnected:
    -
  • Suite:
    -
  • Bedding:
    Twin (2 singles),Double or Twin,Double bed
  • Sharing:
    Yes

Cruise Technical Specifications

  • Vessel type:
    Motor Yacht
  • Year built:
    2022 Refurbishing
  • Length:
    96 ft2 / 29 mt2
  • Beam:
    6.9 ft2 / 6.6mt2
  • Max speed:
    10 knots
  • Crew:
    8 + Guide
  • Capacity:
    14 guests
  • Engine:
    Unknown
  • Decks:
    3 decks
  • Balconies:
    N/A

Cruise Safety & Navigation

  • ABC Fire Extinguishers
  • ACR radio
  • All required navigation equipment
  • Depth sounders
  • FURUNO Radar
  • GPS
  • Lifeguard vest
  • VHF - DSS radio

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Children Aboard Cruise
  • Minimum age:
    6 years
  • Eligible age:
    6 to 11 years
  • Eligible disount:
    10%
  • Restriction:
    Travel with adults paying the full rate
Expenses Aboard
  • Bar:
    Cash only
  • Tipping:
    Guide: $15 - Crew: $25 per person/day
  • Wetsuit rental:
    Included
  • Souvenirs:
    N/A
  • Internet:
    Included

Cruise Notices

  • Eligible discounts & offers year round, inquire your trip advisor
  • Group 7 passengers minimum, discount of 3%
  • Penalty fee applies, if airfare is not issued with cruise
  • Travel insurance is highly reccommended and encouraged
  • Xmas & New year surcharge 50%
Itineraries, inclusions and exclusions are subject to change by the galapagos national park, or vessel/s management.
 

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