Explore the Galapagos islands in absolute comfort and style aboard the Koln Galapagos Yacht, a spectacular 104-foot cruiser. This Yacht uniquely caters for those interested in both diving and naturalist adventures, accommodating 16 passengers split into 10 commodious estate rooms. Recently remodeled in the spring of 2019, this ship has been tastefully outfitted with all of the modern luxuries, comforts, and technologies. Some of the highlights? Wine and dine like royalty as you are served international and Ecuadorian cuisine crafted by talented sous chef Johnny. Cruise towards new horizons full of breathtaking volcanic landscapes housing hundreds of endemic creatures, as Captain Washington steers this sophisticated yacht to the next destination. Relax on the cozy upper deck solarium soaking up the equatorial rays, and as the sun sets, witness the cosmos as you’ve never seen before. Best of all, stroll through a new world full of unique and unafraid creatures, led by your national park guide, a bilingual professional with a wealth of information surrounding every aspect of the islands. For scuba divers, know that safety is the number one priority ship, with one master diver for every 8 guests. Enjoy one of the places on earth where the protection of marine and terrestrial wildlife is unrivalled, allowing life to flourish naturally and unchecked
International Tag-Team of the Koln Galapagos Yacht
Koln is a veteran cruise company out of the USA’s very own sunshine state, Florida, and they have combined forces with European management and local Galapagos staff to make this trip truly spectacular. Bringing the brightest minds and most devoted workers in the tourism industry, the Koln team has crafted a once in a lifetime experience for all that choose this wonderful yacht.
Staterooms of the Koln Galapagos Yacht
The Koln Galapagos cruise houses 10 bright and spacious cabins spread across two decks, including one in the lower deck cabin for those worried about seasickness. Each cabin features a private ensuite bathroom with a hot shower, blow dryer, all necessary toiletries, and a vanity unit. Additionally, store your belongings and clothing in the abundant wardrobes along with a safe for valuables. The panoramic windows afford guests a fantastic view of magnificent Galapagos landscapes. In the case you need to make a call, each room is equipped with a phone system. Lastly, the icing on the cake, enjoy the refillable bottles provided by the Koln keeping with the green initiative of the islands to reduce plastic and keep the islands in pristine condition.
Living Areas of the Koln Galapagos Yacht
Enjoy a plethora of spacious living areas during your stay on the Koln Galapagos yacht, featuring fine teak decking, panoramic views at every corner, and furniture made for comfort. Our personal favorite, the sun and shade upper decks featuring cozy outdoor reclining furniture. This is the perfect spot to gather your energy for the next adventure and relax between excursions, a place to enjoy exceptional panoramic views, soak up the sun, observe unique wildlife, all the while sipping on an exquisite Galapagos cocktail.
In the evening, head to the bar stocked with premium international spirits, fine wines, and local beer. Among the Koln’s Galapagos yacht’s world-class staff is a professional bartender ready to craft any beverage you desire. Afterwards, wind down in the tastefully decorated Salon area, where your bilingual naturalist guide will provide a 15-minute briefing on the following day’s activities, things you need to bring, and animals you will likely see. Lastly, relish in the gastronomic masterpieces crafted by your onboard sous chef three times daily, a delicious selection of international and national cuisine. Additionally, the prepared snacks and refreshing fruit juices served upon return of your excursions are exquisite. Remember, the snacks and coffee are available 24/7 free of charge.
Diving and Naturalist cruises of the Koln Galapagos Yacht
The Koln Galapagos Yacht features three naturalist cruises, which focus heavily on both hiking and snorkelling the Galapagos hotspots and hidden gems. The liveaboard diving itineraries focus on scuba diving and built for intermediate and advanced divers, featuring five dives spread throughout the day. These naturalist and diving tours are combinable, allowing for the best of both worlds.