Seaman Journey Galapagos Catamaran
First Class Galapagos Cruises
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Seaman Journey Galapagos Catamaran

Categories: First Class Galapagos Cruises, Catamarans, 16 Max, $600 to $799
Places
Galapagos - Ecuador
Days
4 - 15
Difficulty
Easy
Travelers Rating
from 7 ratings
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The Seaman Journey Galapagos Catamaran is a renowned double haul cruising the beautiful azure waters of the Archipelago, featuring the most stellar services within its class. The seaman continues to build its reputation and garner rave reviews through the top of the line service and unrivalled amenities. Among them, spacious interiors with glamorous living areas for guests enjoyment, big scenic windows throughout all decks including cabins and common areas; allowing visitors to appreciate their surroundings at all times. Guests can choose among eight available cabins with a capacity for 16 passengers, including two spacious suite cabins located on the upper deck. Spacious twin cabins 1,2,7,8 can be adjusted to a triple with the addition of sofabed. Comprehensive itineraries provide guests with multiple visit points, a Central-Western itinerary that runs for eight days only; and its alternate North-South-Eastern route divided into 4,5 and 8-day programs.

Cabins of the Seaman Journey Galapagos Catamaran
Booking with the Seaman Journey Galapagos cruise, prepare yourself for quite the treat as you step into one of the spacious and well-lit cabins. Within each stateroom, there is plenty of storage space for all belongings, including a safety box for valuables. Additionally, each features air conditioning, charging ports for electronics, a long desk with a mirror, luxury hotel-quality linens, and a private ensuite bathroom. Within each bathroom are a marble vanity, hairdryer, hot shower, and quality toiletries and towels. For the ultimate upgrade, ask about the suites, where you can sleep on a king-sized bed, and step directly to the outdoors from your suite.

Living areas of the Seaman Journey Galapagos Catamaran
Dispersed throughout the Seaman Journey Galapagos cruise are some of the finest living areas that will make your stay remarkable. Head up to the upper deck solarium and lounge on chaise furniture and outdoor summer beds as you soak in the equatorial rays, enjoy a first-row view of Galapagos wildlife and scenery, or catch up on that favourite book. Make sure to ask your professional barman to whip you up a tropical cocktail at the outdoor wet bar beforehand to truly complete the picture. To enjoy both the outdoors and the shade, the main deck features a lounge area with plenty of brightly decorated and cosy furniture. You will appreciate this area, as the sun is powerful in the Galapagos! One of our favorite touches on the Seaman Journey, the gorgeous outdoor dining area for enjoying delicious lunches throughout your stay.

As for the interior, the Seaman Journey Galapagos Catamaran sets the bar high for its design and features. The spacious salon living area features plenty of furniture, including a humungous L shapes couch where visitors will enjoy a 15-minute briefing on the large flat-screen TV in the evening provided by the naturalist guide. This will include the activities of the following day, along with animals you may see and what you need to bring. The indoor bar is an impressive sight, a full bar stocked with international and national liquors, fine wines, and local beers. At any point during your stay, enjoy the 24/7 coffee, tea, and snack station that is constantly replenished. Lastly, relish in some of the best food in your life in the tastefully decorated dining room, featuring a large communal table. Your onboard sous chef, extensively trained in the gastronomic arts, will prepare meals three times daily, along with delicious desserts. Typically, after excursions, he will have a delicious snack and fruit juice awaiting your return.

Itineraries of the Seaman Journey Galapagos Catamaran
We love that the Seaman Journey Galapagos Cruise has a big range of itinerary options, ranging from four to eight days, provide plenty of flexibility for travellers. Each itinerary explores different areas of the Galapagos Islands, with each having a few aspects in common: Tours full of unique wildlife settlements, breathtaking hikes through volcanic landscapes, visit points full of hidden gems and gorgeous beaches. If you want to get the full scoop of the differences, speak with our veteran crew travel advisors or head to our blog section for a breakdown.

 

Itineraries & Rates 2024

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Seaman Journey Inclusions & Exclusions

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

EXCLUSIONS
Park fee & TC card: $120
Round flight (mainland-galapagos-mainland)
Alcoholic & soft drinks
Wetsuit rental
Personal expenses, tipping & travel insurance
Quito shuttles (hotel-airport-hotel)

Seaman Journey Features, Decks & Notices

Seaman Journey General Details

Standard Ocean View
Cabins: 6
Standard Ocean View
Main Deck
Upper Deck Suite
Cabins: 2
Upper Deck Suite
Upper Deck

Cabin Specifications

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

Cruise Technical Specifications

  • Vessel type:
    Motor catamaran
  • Year built:
    2007
  • Length:
    27.60 m / 90 ft
  • Beam:
    11 m / 36.08 ft
  • Max speed:
    10 knots
  • Crew:
    8 + guide
  • Capacity:
    16 guests
  • Engine:
    2x Cummins 350 hp IMO
  • Decks:
    3 decks
  • Balconies:
    -

Cruise Facilities


Cruise Surcharges

Children Aboard Cruise
  • Minimum age:
    -
  • Eligible age:
    -
  • Eligible disount:
    -
  • Restriction:
    -
Expenses Aboard
  • Bar:
    -
  • Tipping:
    -
  • Wetsuit rental:
    -
  • Souvenirs:
    -
  • Internet:
    -
Itineraries, inclusions and exclusions are subject to change by the galapagos national park, or vessel/s management.
 

Customers Reviews 7 Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Food
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Staff Members
    Excellent
    5.0
Shawn & Haerim Roncin
We had such an amazing time and are incredibly grateful for the great service and communication that you provided over the years. The Seaman’s Journey was wonderful, and we will definitely be coming back to Ecuador again soon! Thanks again, and we look forward to booking our next Ecuador trip with you again!
Mercedes Sullivan
I had such high expectations for this trip so I was a little worried about being disappointed but omg – best experience EVER! My kids both claimed it was their most favorite trip and in the end it was a blessing we were delayed 2 years as they were older and I think better able to enjoy. My normally scared 11 year old was chasing sharks by the end lol. My 13 year old was just in awe and never once missed not having wifi. Also – we were able to swim with penguins (along turtles, rays, sharks, sea lions, gazillion fish, iguanas) and I felt my life was entirely complete! And one day we saw sooo many dolphins while navigating. Literally we saw it all (heck even baby turtles at the end). We had perfect weather and so much wildlife, most times islands all to ourselves. And while the boat was rocky at times with my little patch and arm bands I felt great – zero issues. The boat was perfect (I would highly recommend to others) and we were lucky as all other guests and the crew were fantastic too! (I particularity loved our guide Camilo). Thank you so much for putting together for us a trip beyond all my expectations. I have already told like 10 people they should go and they should work with you! Separately we also quite liked Quito – I particularly liked the Casa Guayasamin. I love his art, home and capilla del hombre. Gracias miles!!!
Alice Campbell
Seaman was great! We were kept busy, the food was great and sleeping on a boat was what we expected…a little hard to do, but that’s what being on a boat is about. I was very pleased with the cruise and happy with the price we paid.Thank you, Alice Campbell
I had never used a travel agent before, as I consider myself an excellent travel researcher and have planned many international trips. I say that only to say that I have no regrets about using GreenGo to assist in our trip to Galapagos. The decision on whether to do land-based or a cruise, and then once we decided upon both, the decision on which ship/itinerary to book was completely overwhelming. The resources on TripAdvisor and the internet at large for individual boats/itineraries are fairly scarce, and the cost of a cruise is considerable, so it was extremely helpful to have someone thoughtfully present options and what you could expect to see on each itinerary. My primary concern was avoiding seasickness during the cruise, which has implications for the timing, the itinerary, and the type of ship. We ended up selecting a Seaman Journey 5-day cruise in June, which checked those boxes for us. It was a top-notch operation (see separate review). Upon my initial inquiry online, Angel provided me several suitable options, and then we spoke on the phone for over an hour to go over them in detail. We spoke again closer to departure with various questions, all of which he could answer. Response time was extremely prompt and the responses were always thorough. We also used them to book a hotel in Puerto Ayora (Hotel Solymar), which was helpful as they too required a check or wired payment. Using GreenGo ensured that we only had to send one set of checks, and to their Miami office (or P.O. box, I don’t remember) rather than to the Galapagos. We were pretty nervous sending two checks that large (an initial deposit and then the balance) to a company based solely on TripAdvisor reviews, particularly since you don’t get your flight info until much later in the process, and I actually independently contacted the Puerto Ayora hotel to confirm my reservation. Thus assured, we mailed the checks and everything went smoothly. There is no additional cost for using their services (i.e. we paid the exact amount we would have paid booking directly). There was one hiccup that resulted in us having to fly TAME airlines (notorious for delays, and we were in fact delayed for five hours), but I suspect that was more the fault of Seaman Journey than GreenGo.
Kim Fromm
Angel, Everything was quite wonderful. We won’t hesitate to highly recommend GreenGo (and Seaman Journey) to all of our friends! Thank you so much for you excellent assistance! kim
Barbara Narez
The trip was fabulous! The only advice for future travelers would be to bring bug spray & rental for a wet suit is $70 for the week, not $30 as indicated in GreenGo’s travel information. The boat, guide, crew, food, accommodations, & itinerary were all fantastic.Many thanks, Barbara & Kathi
The Seaman Journey Galapagos Catamaran cruise was hands down the best experience of my life! We booked it for 8 days and we were a bit afraid the kids won’t have as much fun as us but we all had a blast! We went snorkeling, enjoyed the amazing view, and relaxed with a great buffet. The islands were all breathtaking but Santa Cruz has that certain something that captivates you right from the start. I would do this over and over again if I had the time and money :).

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