Koln Galapagos Yacht
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Koln Galapagos Yacht

Categories: Superior Galapagos Cruises, Motor Yachts, 16 Max, $600 to $799
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Galapagos - Ecuador
Days
5 - 15
Difficulty
Easy
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As Jamie stood on the sundeck of the Koln Galapagos Yacht, he was awestruck by the pristine beauty surrounding him and the yacht amenities in the cozy cabins waiting below deck. However, he realized that many travelers missed out on these once-in-a-lifetime adventures due to lack of information. As of January 1, 2023, many have failed to uncover this hidden gem. The Koln Galapagos Yacht promises an unparalleled experience for any avid explorer, offering first class, comfort, and a unique opportunity to charter and traverse the majestic Galapagos Islands.

The Koln Galapagos Yacht is a 104-foot cruiser designed for immersive exploration and unparalleled comfort. Accommodating up to 16 passengers in ten spacious family rooms and comfortable cabins, this yacht ensures an intimate and personalized experience.

Each room is equipped with modern amenities, including a private bathroom, hot water, and air conditioning for ultimate relaxation. The yacht is also equipped with safety gear, including lung inflatable life rafts, life jackets, and inflatable boats, all of which are compliant with International Coast Guard regulations.

Ensuring a blend of tourist superior class and adventure, the Koln Galapagos Yacht features yacht amenities such as a dining room, bar, lounge, and sundeck.

For those seeking to explore the Galapagos Islands, this yacht offers an ideal balance of elegance and exploration.

Overview of the Koln Yacht

The Koln Yacht epitomizes sophistication and adventure, standing as a testament to exceptional craftsmanship. This 104-foot motor yacht boasts ten spacious family rooms, each designed with a private bathroom, air conditioning, and hot water. Furnished with a dining room, bar, lounge, and sundeck, it ensures that every guest enjoys both comfort and elegance. With compliance to international coast guard regulations, life jackets, lung inflatable life rafts, and a smoke detector system, passengers’ safety and peace of mind are prioritized. The Koln Yacht is the perfect vessel for an unforgettable Galapagos cruise, blending first class amenities with the captivating experience of the islands.

Amenities on Board

The Koln Galapagos Yacht stands out with its dining room, bar, lounge, sundeck, and cozy cabins. These facilities provide a perfect blend of relaxation and luxurious comfort for every traveler on board.

Ten spacious family rooms each come with a private bathroom, hot water, air conditioning, and a hair dryer. This ensures that guests feel at home while exploring the breathtaking Galapagos Islands. Each cabin is equipped with a safety box, ensuring peace of mind for all passengers. Further enhancing the experience, the yacht adheres to international coast guard regulations, offering life jackets, lung inflatable life rafts, inflatable life rafts, electric generators, and a state-of-the-art smoke detector system. With these amenities, the Koln Galapagos Yacht guarantees a safe, comfortable, and memorable journey through the enchanting Galapagos archipelago.

Exploring the Galapagos Islands

Journeying through the Galapagos Islands aboard the Koln Galapagos Yacht is a celebration of natural marvels, where each day unveils a new adventure, and having your wetsuits ready ensures you won’t miss any exciting underwater explorations. Guests will explore Santa Cruz Island’s diverse ecosystems, witness unique wildlife at places like Urbina Bay and Gardner Bay, and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Black Turtle Cove. This harmonious blend of exploration and comfort promises an experience of a lifetime.

Wildlife and Biodiversity

The Galapagos Islands are a global treasure trove of wildlife and unparalleled biodiversity, making the Koln Galapagos Yacht the ideal vessel for explorers.

Endemic species thrive here, offering visitors glimpses into extraordinary natural phenomena.

From the depths of the ocean to the peaks of volcanic landscapes, guests will encounter a multitude of species, such as land iguanas, blue-footed boobies, and the iconic giant tortoise. These fascinating creatures and their unique behaviors are sure to enthrall and inspire.

The island’s marine wonders, including schools of colorful fish, playful sea lions, graceful rays, and delicate coral formations, are also likely to mesmerize visitors. Each adventure on the Koln Galapagos Yacht is designed to immerse travelers in this rich, biodiverse environment, showcasing the true marvels of the Galapagos Islands.

Unique Landscapes to Discover

The Koln Galapagos Yacht offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore unique landscapes. Volcanic formations, pristine beaches, and lush highlands await those onboard.

Travelers can marvel at the striking contrasts within the Galapagos Islands.

On Isabela Island, experiences range from witnessing the awe-inspiring caldera of Sierra Negra to the serene beauty of Urbina Bay. Each destination highlights a different facet of this dynamic archipelago.

These landscapes are not just visually stunning; they offer a comprehensive understanding of geological activities. Visitors can learn about volcanic eruptions, tidal waves, and the slow evolution of these islands through millennia. Each exploration promises both education and inspiration.

Galapagos Cruise Itineraries

Koln Galapagos Yacht offers two exceptional seven-night cruise itineraries: the Northwest Program and the East Program, both available for exclusive charter.

In the Northwest Program, guests explore Santiago’s volcanic landscapes, Isabela Island’s Tagus Cove, and Turtle Bay’s fascinating fauna, delivering a hands-on experience of the Galapagos Islands’ diversity.

The East Program visits Genovesa Island, Santa Cruz, and Floreana Island, ensuring every voyage offers unparalleled sightings.

Itinerary 1 – Northwest Program

Embark on an adventure teeming with volcanic wonders and enchanting wildlife. The Northwest Program showcases Santiago Island’s dramatic geology at Buccaneer Cove and Espumilla Beach. Dive into the marine sanctuaries of Isabela and Fernandina Islands, featuring iconic spots like Tagus Cove and Punta Espinoza. From exploring the vibrant ecosystems near Vicente Roca Point to discovering the natural beauty of Sullivan Bay, each day promises an experience filled with awe and delight. This itinerary is perfect for those seeking a deep dive into the unique and awe-inspiring landscapes of the Galapagos Islands.

DAY 1 Friday am Arrival – LA1413
Guests will arrive at the Galapagos Islands and embark on their adventure with the Koln Galapagos Yacht.

pm Santa Cruz: Puerto Ayora
Begin exploration with a visit to Puerto Ayora, the most populous town in the Galapagos, featuring vibrant local culture and welcoming shores.

DAY 2 Saturday am Santiago: Playa Espumilla, Caleta Bucanero
Explore Espumilla Beach and Buccaneer Cove’s rich history and striking landscapes.

pm Santiago: Puerto Egas
Discover the unique geological formations and abundant wildlife present at Puerto Egas.

DAY 3 Sunday am Isabela: Caleta Tagus
Tagus Cove beckons with opportunities for hiking and witnessing fascinating views of Darwin Lake.

pm Fernandina: Punta Espinoza
Experience the untouched splendor of Punta Espinoza, a haven for marine iguanas and vibrant marine life.

DAY 4 Monday am Isabela: Bahía Urbina
Explore Urbina Bay’s geological wonders and encounter a diverse array of wildlife.

pm Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca
Punta Vicente Roca offers stunning views and is a perfect spot for snorkeling amidst fascinating marine life.

DAY 5 Tuesday am Islets: Bartolomé
Bartolomé Island’s iconic Pinnacle Rock and captivating underwater scenes delight explorers.

pm Santiago: Bahía Sullivan
Discover Sullivan Bay’s unique lava formations, a result of past volcanic activities.

DAY 6 Wednesday am Islets: Sombrero Chino
Chinese Hat Islet invites exploration of its striking lava tubes and rich snorkeling sites.

pm Islets: Plaza Sur
South Plaza Island offers a unique opportunity to witness land iguanas and a striking landscape.

DAY 7 Thursday am Santa Cruz: The Highlands
Trek through Santa Cruz Island’s lush highlands and experience its ecological richness firsthand.

pm Santa Cruz: Estacion Charles Darwin
Visit the Charles Darwin Station to learn about conservation efforts and meet the famous giant tortoises.

DAY 8 Friday am Santa Cruz: Playa Las Bachas
Cap off the journey with a visit to Bachas Beach, known for its serene beauty and clear waters.

pm Departure – LA1412
Conclude the unforgettable adventure and prepare for departure.

Itinerary 2 – East Program

Embark on the East Program for a vibrant exploration of the Galapagos Islands, punctuated by visits to Genovesa Island, Floreana Island, and the human interpretation center on San Cristobal. This itinerary is meticulously designed to provide a mix of adventurous excursions and tranquil landscapes, perfect for those eager to delve into the unique biota and rich history of the eastern side of the Galapagos archipelago.

DAY 1 Friday am Arrival – LA1413
Disembark and commence an exhilarating journey with the Koln Galapagos Yacht.

pm Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove
Discover the serene waters of Black Turtle Cove, where guests can witness rays, sea turtles, and mangroves in vibrant habitats.

DAY 2 Saturday am Genovesa: El Barranco
Venture through El Barranco, where steep cliffs and thriving bird colonies offer stunning sightlines and photographic opportunities.

pm Genovesa: Darwin Bay
Explore the iconic Darwin Bay, renowned for its rich avian life and picturesque scenery.

DAY 3 Sunday am Islets: Rabida Island
Witness the striking landscapes of Rabida Island, characterized by red sand beaches and a diverse array of wildlife.

pm Santa Cruz: Cerro Dragon
Cerro Dragon presents opportunities to view flamingos and other wildlife thriving in this dynamic ecosystem.

DAY 4 Monday am Santa Cruz: Estacion Charles Darwin, The Highlands
Learn about the significant conservation work at the Charles Darwin Station and immerse in the lush highlands of Santa Cruz.

pm Santa Cruz: Los Gemelos
Visit Los Gemelos, the dual volcanic craters offering ecological insights and stunning vistas.

DAY 5 Tuesday am Floreana: Post Office Bay, Mirador de la Baronesa
Experience tradition at Post Office Bay and enjoy panoramic views from Mirador de la Baronesa on Floreana Island.

pm Floreana: Gardner Bay
Gardner Bay is idyllic for its white-sand beaches and remarkable snorkeling opportunities.

DAY 6 Wednesday am Española: Suarez Point
Suarez Point is a haven for birdwatchers, offering sights of waved albatrosses among dramatic sea cliffs.

pm Española: Gardner Bay
Return to Gardner Bay for additional snorkeling, where vibrant marine life awaits.

DAY 7 Thursday am San Cristobal: Leon Dormido (Kicker Rock), Cerro Brujo
Enthralling excursions at Kicker Rock promise some of the best diving experiences, while Cerro Brujo offers stunning sandy shores.

pm San Cristobal: Interpretation Center Fausto Llerena
Gain insights into the rich history and conservation efforts of the Galapagos Islands at the Fausto Llerena Interpretation Center.

DAY 8 Friday am Islets: Mosquera Island
Mosquera Island provides a pristine spot for a final exploration of sea lions and scenic beaches.

pm Departure – LA1412
Conclude your remarkable journey and prepare to depart from this enchanting archipelago.

Onboard Activities and Excursions

Participants will marvel at the diverse aquatic life while snorkeling in the vibrant waters of the Galapagos Islands. Equipped with snorkeling equipment, they will encounter amazing species native to this paradise.

There are also hiking adventures on Santa Cruz Island, offering breathtaking vistas and the chance to see unique land species.

Snorkeling Adventures

Participants will marvel at the diverse aquatic life while snorkeling in the vibrant waters of the Galapagos Islands. Equipped with snorkeling equipment, they will encounter amazing species native to this paradise.

One of the highlights includes Bucaneer Cove. It boasts rich marine biodiversity with colorful fish, sea turtles, and other mesmerizing creatures.

Exploring Espumilla Beach provides an opportunity to see marine iguanas and playful sea lions up close. Be prepared to witness nature’s magnificence in its purest form.

At Tagus Cove on Isabela Island, snorkelers will be treated to spectacular underwater landscapes. This site is renowned for its volcanic rock formations and nutrient-rich waters.

Gardner Bay on Española Island also promises an unforgettable snorkeling experience. The bay is home to several species of reef fish and occasionally sees the graceful presence of stingrays gliding effortlessly beneath the surface.

Finally, each snorkeling site visited during the Koln Galapagos cruise offers a unique spectacle. The vibrancy of life beneath the waves ensures that each dive brings new discoveries and unforgettable memories.

Hiking on Santa Cruz Island

Hiking on Santa Cruz Island offers an adventure like no other, delivering rich experiences, yacht amenities, and mesmerizing views.

With its thriving ecosystem, Santa Cruz Island is a hiker’s paradise, inviting travelers to traverse its lush landscapes and volcanic terrain. Immersed in nature, hikers will encounter fascinating wildlife and breathtaking flora unique to the Galapagos Islands.

The island’s trails vary in difficulty, making it accessible for both novice and seasoned hikers. Along these trails, explorers can witness endemic species in their natural habitats, ensuring memorable encounters with these remarkable creatures.

Moreover, the highlights of hiking on Santa Cruz are truly unparalleled. From the well-known Charles Darwin Station to the verdant Highlands, each trail provides a bounty of unforgettable sights. Every step offers an opportunity to connect deeply with the natural wonders that make the Galapagos Islands so extraordinary, enriching one’s appreciation for this pristine environment.

Travel and Booking Information

Adventurers can seamlessly coordinate their journey to the Galapagos Islands by contactinga Galapagos expert at GreenGo Travel for essential details, including the correct airport, either Baltra Airport or San Cristobal Airport, for embarkation day.

Koln Galapagos Yacht ensures effortless travel arrangements, allowing guests to focus entirely on their once-in-a-lifetime adventure amid the awe-inspiring landscapes and unique biodiversity of the Galapagos Islands.

Flight and Embarkation Details

Arriving at the Galapagos Islands begins with a flight to either Baltra Airport or San Cristobal Airport.

Travelers are advised to check their cruise itinerary for the specific airport designation to ensure a smooth journey. Upon landing, Koln Galapagos Yacht representatives will greet passengers and oversee their transit to the embarkation point, ensuring the first moments of their adventure are as seamless as possible. This personalized service extends to assisting with luggage and verifying necessary travel documents, such as the transit control card.

Depending on the selected itinerary, travelers may find themselves exploring different islands and encountering wildlife right from the start. This initial journey sets the stage for an unforgettable expedition through some of the most biodiverse habitats on the planet.

For a comprehensive experience, it is prudent to confirm all flight arrangements and embarkation details with a GreenGo Travel agent beforehand, ensuring alignment with the Koln Galapagos Yacht schedule. This proactive approach guarantees that each guest begins their adventure with ease and confidence, ready to immerse themselves in the unparalleled beauty and wonder of the Galapagos Islands.

Availability and Prices

Availability for the Koln Galapagos Yacht varies throughout the year, with peak seasons often filling up quickly.

To ensure your spot, it is advisable to book as early as possible.

Aligning bookings with personal schedules is key; hence, guests are strongly encouraged to discuss any price guarantees and discount opportunities with your travel agent at GreenGo Travel. This planning not only provides peace of mind but also ensures that everyone makes an informed decision. Ultimately, the focus should be on a smooth, enjoyable, and worry-free adventure aboard the Koln Galapagos Yacht.

Current rates are listed below, but always inquire if there are any deals on free inclusions for which you might be eligible with your chosen date aboard Koln!

Why Choose the Köln Yacht

Choosing the Koln Galapagos Yacht means selecting a blend of first-class comfort, adventurous exploration, and unparalleled biodiversity. Designed for relaxation and entertainment, this galapagos yacht features amenities like spacious family rooms with private bathrooms, hot water, and air conditioning. Passengers can unwind in the dining room, bar, lounge, and sun deck, and embark on diverse excursions, from snorkeling near Espumilla Beach to hiking at Suarez Point. With the Koln Galapagos Yacht, each day reveals the wonders of the Galapagos Islands, offering a memorable and enriching experience.

Testimonials and Reviews

Their experiences speak volumes about the Koln Galapagos Yacht.

Numerous travelers have raved about their time on the Koln Galapagos Yacht. Exemplifying a harmonious blend of first class and adventure, passengers frequently commend the spacious family rooms, each equipped with a private bathroom, hot water, and air conditioning. Reviewers consistently highlight the warm services and highly organized galapagos cruises, creating a transformative experience in the Galapagos Islands.

A guest from Santa Cruz Island noted.

From snorkeling at Vicente Roca Point to hiking Darwin Bay, each adventure reflects the crew’s dedication to safety and enjoyment. Guests particularly appreciate the multilingual guides who enrich every expedition with profound insights about Galapagos National Park.

In summary, the Koln Galapagos Yacht receives praise for its commitment to exceptional service. Guests frequently highlight the optimal balance between relaxation and electrifying exploration, making it a top choice for those seeking an unforgettable journey. Passengers are encouraged to share their stories, further assisting future travelers in making well-informed decisions.

Booking and Guarantee

Book with confidence today.

Experience and service are at the forefront of the Koln Galapagos Yacht. They offer unbeatable prices on Galapagos cruises; whether you opt for last-minute deals or early bird discounts, you can be sure of receiving outstanding value. Additionally, knowing the yacht adheres to international coast guard regulations offers peace of mind throughout your voyage.

The best prices are guaranteed.

Finally, the Koln Galapagos guarantees a premium experience combining first class service with adventurous exploration. The emphasis on comfort, highlighted by ten spacious family rooms and an array of first class amenities, guarantees an extraordinary vacation in the Galapagos Islands. Whether exploring flerishing marine life or mingling in the dining room, adventure seekers are assured a journey like no other.

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Koln Inclusions & Exclusions

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

EXCLUSIONS
$100 Galapagos National Park fee
$20 Transit Control Card
Alcoholic & soft drinks
Round flight (mainland-galapagos-mainland)
Personal expenses, tipping & travel insurance
Quito shuttles (hotel-airport-hotel)

Koln Features, Decks & Notices

Koln General Details

Lower Deck Cabins
Cabins: 2
Lower Deck Cabins
Lower Deck
Upper Deck Cabins
Cabins: 4
Upper Deck Cabins
Upper Deck
Lower Deck Bunk Cabins
Cabins: 4
Lower Deck Bunk Cabins
Lower Deck

Cabin Specifications

  • Cabins:
    10 staterooms
  • Single:
    -
  • Bunkbeds:
    -
  • Twin/double:
    -
  • Convertible:
    -
  • Triple:
    -
  • Interconnected:
    -
  • Suite:
    -
  • Bedding:
    Double OR Twin
  • Sharing:
    -

Cruise Technical Specifications

  • Vessel type:
    Motor yacht
  • Year built:
    2001
  • Length:
    31.69 m / 104 ft
  • Beam:
    6.70 m / 22 ft
  • Max speed:
    12 knots
  • Crew:
    8 + guide
  • Capacity:
    16 guests
  • Engine:
    2x Deutz (442 HP)
  • Decks:
    4 decks
  • Balconies:
    -

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Children Aboard Cruise
  • Minimum age:
    -
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Expenses Aboard
  • Bar:
    -
  • Tipping:
    -
  • Wetsuit rental:
    -
  • Souvenirs:
    -
  • Internet:
    -
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Customers Reviews 1 Review

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  • Itinerary
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  • Guide
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    5.0
  • Transport
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  • Accommodation
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  • Food
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  • Staff Members
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Roger Schmidt
Koln was a fantastic short cruise, we were aboard 5 days visiting the south islands and loved every minute of it. A great value for your money, great staff, meals, and the right amount of comfort, would be back!

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