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A sleek and luxurious twin-hulled cruise, the Elite Galapagos Catamaran is the newest Galapagos luxury cruise, with operation beginning in the summer of 2019. The Elite Galapagos cruise indulges the senses with exquisite social areas built with incredible attention to detail. Enjoy a seamless indoor and outdoor experience, with panoramic views at every turn. Far-reaching itineraries lead you through an exhilarating adventure in one of the places of the planet with the richest biodiversity. Wind down in the evening in the Elite’s premium and golden cabins featuring wall to wall panoramic windows. Better yet, they lead to an outdoor private balcony affording visitors their own show of the breathtaking Galapagos landscapes.
Upper Deck Solarium, Bar, and Jacuzzi of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran
In between excursions, likely the majority of your time will be relaxing on the beautiful upper deck. The Elite Galapagos Cruise exceeds all typical standards, with a salon and upper deck wet bar serving top-notch cocktails made from premium international and local spirits. The professional barman can quickly whip up a fancy cocktail or whiskey in a matter of seconds. Alternatively, those wine connoisseur can take their pick from a wide array of delicious Chilean, Argentinian, and international wines.
A fan favorite of the Elite Galapagos catamaran is the upper deck solarium. This area features a large floor cushion adjacent to the jacuzzi, perfect for sunbathing AND getting in a quick nap. Otherwise, guests can lay back and enjoy the panoramic views of the Galapagos. When nighttime rolls around, grab the blanket provided blanket in your room and head up to the upper deck for incredible stargazing. You are guaranteed a show full of shooting stars as long as the clouds are at bay. This is one of the most isolated places in the world, with no lights in the surrounding area for miles and miles
World-class Crew of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran
The Elite Galapagos cruise contains a behind the scenes staff at your service, doing everything to maximize your Galapagos experience. Room service is provided twice daily, although you will never see them do their work. The onboard Sous chef prepares three exquisite meals per day, with options of international and national cuisine that will have your mouth watering. After dinner, enjoy a delicious dessert. The Elite Galapagos Yacht also provides free soda, coffee, and delicious snacks 24/7
In order to make sure your experience is everything you need it to be, the Elite onboard yacht manager is available at all times. These staff members go through extensive training to address any questions or situations onboard. Ask this staff member if you want to rent a GoPro before your snorkeling adventure or have any dietary restrictions
Cabins of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran
Each stunning stateroom of the Elite Galapagos cruise features an ensuite private bathroom with a hot shower and all the amenities and toiletries needed for the duration of your stay. Each cabin of the Elite has a powerful hairdryer, so don’t worry about bringing one from home. Additionally, you will find a useful clothing line within the shower to dry your wet bathing suits.
The staterooms of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran are truly unrivaled in the amount of space provided, even allowing for an office desk, comfortable furniture, a gorgeous private balcony, and wall to wall glass windows. Each cabin has controllable air conditioning to set your room to your desired temperature. Lastly, The beds of the Elite Galapagos Cruise cabins are king-sized beds or two double beds for families, fitted with the finest linens for a night of quality sleep.
Itineraries and Class Three Galapagos Naturalist Guide
The Elite Galapagos Cruise itineraries incorporate a significant variety of Galapagos visit points and allow for a nice collection of destinations to choose from. Additionally, every step of the way you will have a world-class local guide at your side, multilingual and trained for years in Galapagos flora and fauna. The Elite Galapagos Catamaran guides are full of wisdom and experience. They truly create an environment of education, fun, and most importantly safety.
Bonus Features of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran
The Elite Galapagos cruise is is a child-friendly cruise. This includes offering interconnected cabins to keep everyone together. Additionally, the cruise provides various board games in the salon for entertainment. Additionally, alternate food options are available for children with specific tastes. However, the largest bonus is 25% discount children under 12 years of age. The Elite also carries multiple glass-bottom kayaks allowing you to close to the wildlife surrounding the islands.
The Tip Top 5 Galapagos Catamaran is the newest addition to the Tip Top Fleet. Built from the ground up to cruise the islands, the Tip Top 5 is the perfect balance of modern facilities, unique traits and outstanding itineraries. The Tip Top V features 10 cabins in two decks, her spacious interiors accommodate upper deck cabins with private balconies for the privacy & wildlife indulgence of her guests. A few appealing traits to the tip top 5 Galapagos Catamaran are interconnected cabins, free use of kayaks, and the inclusion of round airfare to/from the islands. Well appointed programs are 7 nights in length, cruising the Northwest or Eastern Islands, catering to travelers looking for the ultimate Galapagos experience.
I ntroducing the Camila Galapagos Trimaran, the first and only triple-hull yacht sailing the azure waters of the Galapagos islands. Enjoy a smooth and luxurious ride on a ship built solely for the purpose of Galapagos cruising, with every inch designed with the customer experience in mind. Comprehensive itineraries of the Camila Galapagos Trimaran explore the most coveted corners & visit points in the Galapagos Islands. To make your Galapagos visit outstanding, this trimaran includes a highly trained and friendly crew of 10 including a cruise manager to make sure the standards of everything from your cabin to your dietary restrictions are met, a professional sous chef with years of restaurant experience, and a class-three bilingual naturalist guide with all the wisdom of the Galapagos Islands to put words to what you witness.
Cutting Edge Ship Design
The Camila Galapagos Trimaran is a spectacular feat of work in ship engineering, and the first triple hulled yacht of the Galapagos islands. What does this mean for you? First off, the three hulls allow for more speed and stability. As most travel is overnight while you are sleeping, this converts to a smoother sailing experience and less time with the motor on. Additionally, the enhancements to the ship with the latest technology means a greener ride, using less fuel to get to your destination and run the Camila Galapagos yacht.
Ample Living Spaces
In addition to the increased stability of the Camila Galapagos Trimaran, three hulls allow more capacity for the expansion of structures on the deck. This extra room gave architects space to craft unbelievably commodious social areas, including the cozy solarium full of cushioned reclining seats. This is the perfect place to soak up the sun, sip a local Galapagos beer, and soak in the jacuzzi after a snorkeling excursion. Additionally, from the upper deck, keep an eye out for the incredible wildlife biodiversity of the Galapagos islands while socializing with friends, family, and guests on the cozy furniture. As the sun sets, prepare yourself for some of the best photos, and at night, look into the cosmos like you’ve never seen. With no large cities for hundreds of miles, the show of shooting stars is spectacular.
Luxurious Cabins of the Camila Galapagos Trimaran
You would think life on a boat for a week would mean limited space for sleeping, but the cabins of the Camila Galapagos Trimaran are quite the exception. These aquatic-themed luxury estate rooms are enormous, with a beautiful cerulean tapestry above the bed. Included in every cabin are massive panoramic windows to watch the landscape from the moment you wake up, and private balconies to sip on a glass of wine and catch up on your favorite book. You’ll also find everything you need, from blow dryers to toiletries, a private bathroom, air conditioning, and much more.
The Crew of the Camila Galapagos Trimaran
With a staff to guest ratio of 12 staff 16 guests, the level of service is unparalleled. The master chef onboard crafts masterful dishes during your entire stay, with a mix of international and national cuisine. If you have any specific dietary restrictions, the chef can work around the circumstance and cook a delicious meal within your needs. Your onboard yacht manager, who acts as a hotel manager, will make sure all your needs are met. If you need anything, they will be at your beck and call to improve your experience in any way possible.
Bonus features of the Camila Galapagos Trimaran
A fleet of glass bottom kayaks allow for getting up close and personal with the mangroves and cliff faces holding a variety of wildlife species including the tropicbird, blue-footed boobies, pelicans, iguanas, and sea lions. Coming down for a special occasion? Whether it is your honeymoon or a birthday, the staff will do everything to make that day truly extraordinary. Just make the request, and the staff can work with any request.
Launched in the summer of 2018, the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran is a specialized megayacht custom designed especially for cruising the cerulean waters of the Galapagos Islands. Considered one of the most modern and luxurious ships in the archipelago, the Endemic Galapagos cruise is garnering stellar reviews month after month for its world-class service and unparalleled Galapagos exploration. Spacious, comfortable, steady and eminently seaworthy, the Galapagos Endemic sets a new standard for luxury catamarans in its class. The Endemic features high tech computers for guest use, a large flat-screen television in the passenger lounge and Blu-ray player. A typical day on a luxury Galapagos yacht like the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran will include a morning expedition to a visitor point. You’ll witness the likes of Magnificent Frigate birds, Blue-footed boobies, sea lions, tortoises, iguanas, and Galapagos Penguins. Afterward, enjoy an exquisite lunch on board, relax in the Jacuzzi, and then enjoy an afternoon snorkel trip to world-class snorkeling destination. Lastly, enjoy another gourmet meal for dinner. Cap this off with a cold drink on the deck while watching a dazzling sunset and you have the perfect Galapagos day!
Upper Seck Solarium, Bar, and Jacuzzi of the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran
When you are not on your excursions, likely the majority of your time will be spent relaxing on the upper deck. The Endemic Galapagos cruise goes above and beyond, with both an upper deck wet bar and an interior salon bar. The professional barman of the Endemic Galapagos cruise can rapidly whip up a fancy cocktail, pour a quality whiskey or glass of exceptional wine in a matter of seconds.
When nighttime rolls around, grab a blanket from your room and head up to the upper deck for a little bit of stargazing. With no lights in the surrounding area for miles and miles, you are guaranteed a show as long as the clouds are at bay.
The World-class Crew of the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran
The Endemic Galapagos cruise has a friendly and impressive staff at your service, constantly maximizing your Galapagos experience. The onboard Sous chef prepares three exquisite meals per day, with options of international and national cuisine that will have your mouth watering. To cap it off, enjoy a delicious dessert. No need to bring snacks, as you will find free soda, coffee, and snacks 24/7.
The Endemic onboard yacht manager is available at all times to address any questions or issues onboard. Whether you want to rent a GoPro before your wildlife excursions or have any dietary restrictions, this professional staff member will assist you at every step of the way.
Luxury Estaterooms of the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran
Each cabin features a large private bathroom with all the amenities and toiletries you could need for your trip. Additionally, enjoy hot showers in the spacious bathroom, and don’t worry about bringing a hairdryer as the ship provides each cabin with one. Moreover, you will find a clothing line to dry your clothing and a hairdryer and a hot shower.
The rooms are truly unrivaled in the amount of space, even allowing for an office desk and gorgeous private balcony, and wall to wall glass windows. Each cabin has controllable air conditioning to set your room to your desired temperature. The beds of the Endemic Galapagos cruise cabins are spacious king-sized beds or two double beds for families.
Itineraries and Class Three Galapagos Naturalist Guide
The itineraries of the Endemic Galapagos cruise visit a significant number of Galapagos visit points and provide a wide array of options to choose from. Additionally, onboard you will have a world-class guide at your side. These Galapagos guides are full of wisdom and experience, creating an environment of education, fun, and safety to maximize your adventure.
Bonus Features of the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran
The Endemic is a child-friendly ship, offering interconnected cabins to keep everyone together, alternative food options for children with specific tastes, and 25% for your child under 12 years of age. There are also plenty of board games and a flat-screen television to keep children entertained while onboard. The Endemic also carries multiple glass-bottom kayaks to get up close with the wildlife surrounding the islands and the aquatic species swimming below.
Piorly known as (Athala), the Celebrity Xploration Galapagos Catamaran is a luxury Catamaran built to excel in comfort and stability while cruising its passengers in the Archipelago. Every trait and feature aboard the Celebrity Xploration was designed to create an exclusive yet homelike atmosphere which will make your stay in paradise all the more enjoyable!
With the best service possible in mind a cruise director is available at all times looking after guests needs. Facilities aboard the Celebrity Xploration Galapagos Catamaran feature interconnected cabins that have proven to be a great success among large families. Private balconies for all cabins on main deck, a large solarium, all fresco dining, spacious lounge areas and buffet meals are all part of the many services the Xploration has in store for its guests. Itinerary offerings run for 8 days only, predominantly called after its stellar Islands (Espanola & Genovesa).
The ultimate Galapagos experience, cruising through the Archipelago on a 20 capacity Megayacht newly released to crystalline waters in 2018. A stellar yacht with unrivaled comfort, high performance, modern and stylish, environmentally friendly. Well-appointed accommodation in large staterooms, private balconies, and large interiors are only but a few of the unique traits the Infinity Galapagos yacht has in store for its guests. Complying and exceeding with all international safety standards, the Infinity features state of the art safety and navigation for up to 20 guests. Accommodation and services feature 8 cabins including 2 suites, Al-fresco dining, sunbathing in large solariums, and an interior lounge area for daily briefings. Itineraries showcase the best of the islands, with programs cruising to the far north and west of the archipelago
Staterooms of the Infinity Galapagos Yacht
Each spacious cabin of the Infinity Galapagos cruise is tailormade with the customer experience in mind. This is why every customer gets to sit back on cozy furniture in their own private balcony affording stunning views of the Islands. In the interior, Infinity cabins are outfitted with an ensuite bathroom including a hot shower with all the necessary toiletries for bathing and a hairdryer. Additionally, the staterooms have more than enough storage for your belongings, a safe for valuables, a work desk, and stylish furniture. Suites 1 and 5 also have flat-screen television and the ability to convert the bed into king-sized, perfect for honeymooners and couples.
Social areas of the Infinity Galapagos Yacht
The Infinity Galapagos cruise has plenty of spacious common areas to find your own corner and relax. A guest favorite, the massive upper deck solarium fitted with a state of the art jacuzzi, wet bar, reclining furniture, an expansive sunbathing cushion, and shaded area. This is the perfect spot to relax between excursions to catch up on your current book, socialize with guests, grab a cat nap, and soak in the equatorial rays.
The crew of the Infinity Galapagos Yacht
One aspect that makes the Infinity Galapagos Cruise truly special is the world-class crew that helps you every step of your adventure. Your veteran class three guide is a walking Galapagos encyclopedia, with in-depth knowledge of the processes, animals, and history of the islands. Luckily with the Galapagos 16 Guests to 1 guide ratio and the 20 guests of the infinity, you will have two of these professional guides. While other cruises in its class typically have 16 guests and one guide, you will have fewer guests per guide allowing for more questions.
Your onboard Sous chef is a master in the kitchen, crafting three delicious meals per day that will blow your taste buds out of the water. Additionally, meals come with an exquisitely prepared desert. Between excursions, enjoy tasty snacks and freshly squeezed fruit juices. The professional barman is always manning the bar, ready to create any tropical cocktail or pour a fine glass of wine or whiskey. the bar is stocked with premium international and nation liquors, along with local beer. Lastly, the room service of the Infinity Galapagos yacht is impressive, as behind the scene members of the crew keep your room tidy and clean while you are away during your adventure.
Bonus features of the Infinity Galapagos Yacht
Traveling in a group of six or more? Enjoy a 10 percent group discount. Additionally, minors under the age of 12 are eligible for discounts of 20 percent.
Introducing the Natural Paradise Galapagos Yacht, a brand new addition to luxury cruises in the Galapagos Islands. Customized for 16 guests, this ship is built with an intimate setting with the highest level of comfort, well-appointed facilities, large suites, and generous interiors sets the perfect atmosphere for unique encounters in the archipelago. The Natural paradise Galapagos yacht following its namesake showcases the breathtaking landmarks and iconic islands in the Galapagos. Upper deck guests will appreciate the comfort while sightseeing stunning landscapes from the convenience of their private balconies. Other services include a hot Jacuzzi, exterior teak decks with al fresco dining, a BBQ area, and comprehensive programs with various itinerary options.
Spacious Estate Rooms of the Natural Paradise Galapagos Yacht
Exuding class and comfort, the spacious rooms of the Natural paradise contain all the amenities you desire. Each morning, wake up to a new and exciting view visible from multiple large windows. Every suite contains a private bathroom with hot water, hair and body products made by L’Occitane beauty company, a high dryer. A range of staterooms and suites are available giving you maximum choice. All feature en suite bathrooms with wonderful showers and luxury L’Occitane cosmetics, hairdryers, and stunning sea views. Other upgrade options include the premium full suites accommodating King beds, a luxurious private terrace, and over 3,552 ft of private space. If you are a family, ask about the suite containing the sofa bed and king bed, ideal for triple occupancy. Upgrade your stay and choose between two junior staterooms accommodating California kings and lovely private balconies.
Upper Deck Solarium of the Natural Paradise Galapagos Yacht
Head over to the bar any time and grab a tropical cocktail, premium spirit, or local craft beer prepared by the professional onboard bartender. From there, you can head up to the best hangout spot onboard, the upper deck solarium, where you can enjoy all the fantastic views the Islands have to offer while mingling with your Yacht neighbors. This area is made even better with deck furniture unrivaled in coziness, and the large jacuzzi, perfect for after a snorkeling adventure.
Professional Staff and Crew of the Natural Paradise Galapagos Yacht
With a guest to staff ratio of 16:10, you will never have a desire unmet. The staff is welcoming, friendly, and willing to assist you in any way possible. The Natural paradise Galapagos cruise staff includes a highly qualified, professionally trained chef that will be feeding you top-notch meals thrice daily. These meals are a fusion of international and national cuisine, with plenty of options to choose from. Moreover, if you have any dietary restrictions, these chefs will expertly craft meals made just for you. Finally, enjoy a mouth-watering dessert to top it all off. Between excursions, the chef always provides delicious snacks and a fresh fruit juice that likely you’ve never tasted! Coffee, tea, and water are available 24/7 in the salon, the crew always provide you with welcome snacks on returns from excursions.
Itineraries of the Natural Paradise Galapagos Yacht
The short itineraries focus on the eastern and center islands, where you can explore the oldest of the Galapagos islands full of unique landscapes. These include:
Genovesa: A stunning volcanic caldera, dubbed a “bird paradise,” containing thousands of storm petrol and many endemic birds.
Floreana: Contains the amazing flamingo lagoon. A perfect snorkeling spot with gorgeous corals.
Española: The southernmost island of the Galapagos, and a famous breeding site of waved albatrosses. Wonderful island for witnessing the marine iguanas and charismatic sea lions.
San Cristobal: The oldest island of the Galapagos, with wonderful opportunities to see the red-footed boobies and the famous Leon kicker rock, a giant lava cone jutting out of the water with amazing snorkeling
Santa Cruz: The second-largest island of Galapagos, home to black-lava shores, stunning rock cliffs, amazing lava tunnels, and pristine beaches like Tortuga Bay.
8-day Itinerary of the Natural Paradise Galapagos Cruise:
The western itinerary focuses on the Western Islands, the younger pristine islands. Enjoy many fascinating stops on the hidden gems of Isabela, the largest and most volcanically active island of the Galapagos Islands. On this island, you can witness five species of giant tortoises, humpback whales, pods of dolphins, sea lions, and incredible amounts of marine biodiversity surrounding mangrove lagoons.
Natural Paradise Yacht Bonuses
Couples bringing children are eligible for a 20% discount on children’s tickets.
A newcomer to the archipelago fleet, the Petrel Galapagos Catamaran is a luxury cruise named after a common sea bird in the Galapagos, following the same traits and behavior, cruising swiftly with elegance, and silent at sea. The Petrel was built with comfort and stability as primary features and is equipped with spacious lounge areas, large cabins, and Jacuzzi. Far-reaching itineraries feature comprehensive programs throughout the center-west and south-north islands in the Galapagos. Modern interiors with friendly and professional customer-centric staff set the perfect condition for an unforgettable experience. Best of all, the Petrel Galapagos Catamaran provides close encounters with untamed wildlife in a remarkable ecosystem that never ceases to amaze all guests coming across its shores.
Stunning Social Areas of the Petrel Galapagos Catamaran
While you are in between the fantastic excursions of the Galapagos island, relax on a stunning megayacht you would find in Hollywood movies. In the dining area, feast in royalty thrice daily on cuisine prepared by your professional sous chef. Typically, the Cruise food menu is composed of a mix of local Ecuadorian style along with your international staples. Think local Galapagos lobster or steak for dinner, eggs any style for breakfast including french toast or pancakes, and a wonderful bbq of various meats for lunch. Have any dietary restrictions? The staff of the Petrel Galapagos yacht staff can work around any diet to meet your wishes. After excursions, the chef prepares delicious snacks awaiting your return, fueling you with energy throughout the day. You’ll need it, as the thrilling adventures are non stop for days on end!
Within the Petrel Galapagos cruise salon area, wind down on cozy plush furniture in the afternoon where your class three guide will present a short briefing about the activities of the following day, including some fascinating history and the endemic animals you are likely to see. This area also includes a bar, with an excellent inventory of premium, international, and local spirits along with a selection of beer, wine, and champagne. Before dinner, grab your beverage of choice and watch your guide’s presentation which will be hooked up to a large flat screen and entertainment system.
On the upper deck solarium, head to the wet bar to grab those tropical cocktails without ever having to head downstairs. Relax on outdoor reclining furniture and lean back in total relaxation and soak in the equatorial rays. Last but not least the jacuzzi. The most enjoyable aspect of the upper deck solarium is the 360 panoramic views where you can witness dolphins, magnificent frigatebirds and fulls flying along with the ship, and large humpback whales. Additionally, there are parts both shaded and unshaded so you can relax in the warm rays of the equatorial sun, and then have a respite in the comfort of the shade.
Cabins and Deluxe Suites of the Petrel Galapagos Catamaran
The Petrel Galapagos cruise designers went above and beyond in the pursuit of creating the perfect abode. Well-lit cabins include bountiful storage for your belongings, safety boxes for valuables, magnificent panoramic windows yielding to stunning Galapagos landscapes, and of course private bathrooms with hot water and biodegradable toiletries. Flexibility in suites allows for a choice between a double bed or two twins catering to families.
If you want to go for the ultimate upgrade, ask about the premium suites featuring a lounge area with plush furniture, extra-large windows, and king-sized beds. Best of all, private balconies create an intimate setting for witnessing the Galapagos, perfect for honeymooners or guests that want their own private show of the islands.
Flexible itinerary options of the Petrel Galapagos Catamaran
With 4, 5, 6, and 8-day itineraries, the options for duration and activities are limitless. The shorter 4 and 5-day itineraries focus on the central and eastern islands. These include:
Española: The southernmost island of the Galapagos, and a famous breeding site of waved albatrosses. Wonderful island for witnessing the marine iguanas and charismatic sea lions.
Genovesa: A stunning volcanic caldera, containing thousands of storm petrol and many endemic birds.
Santa Cruz: The second-largest island of Galapagos, it is home to black-lava shores, stunning rock cliffs, amazing lava tunnels, and pristine beaches like Tortuga Bay.
Santiago: Also known as San Salvador, named after San Salvador Island, or as James Island. The island, which consists of two overlapping volcanoes Marine Iguanas, sea lions, fur seals, land and sea turtles, flamingos, crabs, dolphins, and sharks are found here.
The six and eight-day itineraries of the Petrel Galapagos cruise include many fascinating stops on Isabela, the largest and most volcanically active island of the Galapagos Islands. On this island, you can witness five species of giant tortoises, humpback whales, sea lions, and incredible amounts of marine biodiversity surrounding mangrove lagoons. You will also visit Floreana, which contains an incredible flamingo lagoon and snorkeling spots full of wildlife and stunning corals. Lastly, spend some time on Santa Cruz, continue east to Santa Fe and San Cristobal
Bonus Features of the Petrel Galapagos Catamaran
Cruisegoers with children under the age of 12 are eligible for a 25 percent discount. Additionally, the ship is equipped with snorkeling and wetsuit all included in the ticket price.
The Millennium Galapagos catamaran is an elegant and spacious catamaran with many years of operation in the Galapagos. Spacious cabins with large windows, balconies with ocean views and many common areas are only but a few of the features the millennium has to offer guest onboard. Despite her size, the millennium only offers accommodation for a small group of 16 guests, providing a private atmosphere in the seclusion of the Galapagos Islands. Feature rich programs showcase the islands in a variety of lengths, suitable for those looking to reach certain parts of the islands or extended cruising.