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Fully renovated to cruise the islands, the Lonesome George Galapagos Catamaran, also known as Solitario Jorge – provides both naturalist and diving activities throughout its expeditions, a rare commodity among Galapagos vessels. Guest can partake in optional diving with up to 3 immersions per day. Complying with sustainable practices, the Lonesome George features a solar panel; making it an Eco friendly vessel. A crew of 8 plus guide will tend to all guest needs & comfort. Cabin arrangement is available with different layouts and can accommodate families in triples, couples in doubles or other guest in bunk beds. Common areas include a bar, briefing-lounge area, al-fresco dining, and sunbathing in the mesh bow. Itineraries A & B are available in their full 8 days length, or short 4 & 5 day programs that can be taken individually or combined for longer reach of the islands.

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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 Nemo 1 Galapagos Catamaran provides an unrivalled sailing experience aboard a classic, spacious, and immaculate ship. With sustainable practices, unique and all-encompassing itineraries, and a world-class staff, the Nemo 1 has truly made a name for itself. The Nemo 1 carries with her the appealing traits of larger vessels – stability, entertainment options – along with the privacy and personalized approach of smaller yachts. Double and bunk cabins are located in the side hulls of the ship at sea level, all carrying modern appointments and their own private bathrooms with hot showers. Two alternating programs cover the northwest and southeast regions, where guests can choose among short and long itineraries. These routes are all-encompassing, and full of the best Galapagos visitor points.

Cabins of the Nemo 1 Galapagos Catamaran
Each stateroom of the Nemo 1 Galapagos Catamaran features air conditioning, twin or double beds bunk beds fitted with hotel-quality linens, charging ports for electronics, reading lights, port windows, and plenty of storage space. All guests have an ensuite private bathroom with a hot shower, towels, and toiletries.

Social Areas of the Nemo 1 Galapagos Catamaran
From an upper deck solarium, enjoy striking views of the Galapagos Islands while relaxing in the equatorial rays. Looking out into the horizon, you always see some of the Galapagos wildlife. At night, head up to this spot to witness beautiful sunsets and an unrivaled showcasing of the stars. A Nemo 1 guest favorite, the outdoor dining area. Weather permitting, enjoy romantic outdoor meals while feeling the sea breeze.

The interior Salon/Dining area of the Nemo 1 Galapagos Catamaran is a spacious and cosy place to wind down in the evening after tall the adventure. Relax on the large circular couch with enough space for everyone, and enjoy the large flat-screen television. In this spot, enjoy delicious meals prepared by the professional sous chef, featuring a variety of international and national cuisine. Nearby is a bar stocked with premium international and national liquors, fine wines, and local beers. Additionally, a coffee and tea station is constantly replenished throughout the day.

Itineraries of the Nemo 1 Galapagos Catamaran
The Nemo itineraries are jam-packed with the best Galapagos highlights and visit points. Throughout your four to eight-day journey, trek through breathtaking volcanic landscapes, otherworldly wildlife settlements, pristine beaches, and renowned snorkeling sites. To find out more about the routes, head over to the blog section, or speak with our professional travel advisors.

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The Isabela 2 Galapagos Ship is a 180+ megayacht accommodating up to 40 guests, promising a remarkable experience of this unique world known as the Galapagos Islands. A ship that provides guests with enriching wildlife encounters; discovery of the islands on foot amidst volcanic landscapes, and the exploration of a fascinating underwater marine reserve. The Isabela 2 Galapagos Ship affords guests with all the rights elements for an outstanding marine experience. Snorkel equipment, kayaks to discover the islands at your own pace or aboard the glass-bottom boat. Onboard guests will be catered by an accommodating chef that serves a variety of gourmet meals with local and international cuisine. An impeccable service combined with excellent facilities includes a Jacuzzi, mini gym, interior and exterior bars along with al fresco meals dining areas. An exceptional crew has remained untouched over the years, remarkable in their dedication to guests creating a welcoming and friendly environment.

Top of the Line Amenities within living areas
Thoroughly refurbished and upgraded in 2014, the Isabela 2 Galapagos ship flaunts many characteristics unavailable on other ships. Among them, a state of the art fitness center with wall to wall windows proving panoramic views of the islands along with wall to wall mirrors for checking form while exercising. Another perk of the Isabela is the shaded outdoor Al Fresco area restaurant, providing guests with a gorgeous spot to enjoy lunch with the breathtaking backdrop of the volcanic landscapes of the Archipelago.

Outdoor areas are excellently lined with teak and ocean-blue finishes, outfitted with comfortable seating and loungers. A guest favorite, the spacious and hot jacuzzi found in the center of the sun deck – The perfect to soothe muscles after an exciting Galapagos hike.

For relaxing in between excursions and unwinding the evening, the luxurious salon area with a full bar is the perfect place to for recharging. Additionally, for a little peace and quiet, enjoy the reading room that holds a wealth of books on natural history. A huge perk of the Isabela 2 Galapagos cruise typically not found on other cruises is the onboard Wifi access, allowing guests to upload pictures and keep in touch with friends.

Cabins of the Isabela 2 Galapagos ship
The Isabella 2 Galapagos cruise features 20 spacious cabins dispersed across three decks, offering more amenities and entertainment options than smaller boats but at the same time retaining an intimate and personal feel. Staterooms of the Isabela 2 mirror luxury hotel rooms but boast considerably better views. With bountiful storage space, charging ports for electronics, high-quality linens with an overhead reading light, large picture windows showcasing the best views from the moment of waking, the Isabela 2 Galapagos ship has it all. Additionally, guests have an ensuite private bathroom with hot showers, a hairdryer, and eco-friendly toiletries.

A World-Class Crew
With a veteran crew of 26, many of which have been with the Isabela 2 Galapagos ship for years, guests can expect top-notch service with an unrivaled level of attention to detail. Take comfort that you will be among a crew are of top-ranking naval officers with over 60 years of experience between them. Most importantly, the Isabella has a highly qualified medical officer for any guest consultations, available 24/7. Leading you throughout your adventure, a bilingual naturalist guides with an impressive understanding of every aspect of the Galapagos, from animals to history.

Another perk of the Isabella 2 Galapagos cruise, no need to bring any snorkeling equipment as it is all included, in addition to the kayaks for guests use. If you want a break from swimming or don’t feel confident in the water, the Isabela 2 Galapagos cruise has a glass-bottomed boat for seeing the fish below.

The Dining Experience of the Isabella 2 Galapagos ship
Wine and dine in royalty on the Isabella, as you are served three daily meals prepared by the onboard sous chef. This professional staff member has been trained in the art of both local and international cuisine and consistently prepares exquisite meals, delicious desserts, and tasty snacks upon arrival from excursions. Additionally, the bartends are talented and attentive, with the ability to craft any cocktail you desire among the fine selection from the full bar. Additionally, enjoy fine wines, local beers, and plenty of premium spirits.

Itinerary options of the Isabella 2 Galapagos Ship
The Isabella 2 Galapagos cruise contains plenty of cruise routes with durations of five to seven days which are combinable for extended stays. These routes explore different areas of the islands, each with unique magic and charm. Guests can expect each route to include breathtaking wildlife settlements, renowned snorkeling sites, pristine beaches, and treks through volcanic landscapes full of Galapagos critters. For advice on which route to take, speak with the professional travel staff or head over to our blog section for in-depth guides on the matter.

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Embark on the journey of a lifetime on the La Pinta Galapagos Cruise, an excellent choice for visitors looking for extraordinary accommodation and living areas on a mid-sized vessel.  Forty-eight guests embark on a trip of a lifetime, discovering the Galapagos islands with all-encompassing programs and modern facilities not commonly found on many other cruises. Extensive lounge areas are available for guests entertainment and leisure; including an outdoor sky bar and observation deck, a fitness center, hot jacuzzi, huge sun decks, glass-bottom boats, kayaks, and spacious interior lounge areas, among many other onboard services. Every detail aboard La Pinta Galapagos cruise has been carefully designed to maximize guests enjoyment during their stay. La Pinta hosts arguably the largest cabins available for vessels cruising the islands, making for an unforgettable stay. Lastly, a specialized Galapagos naturalist guide and a welcoming crew await your visit, with close attention to detail making La Pinta an ideal ship for a every guests that steps foot on its decks.

Beautifully Appointed & Spacious Living Areas
The designers of La Pinta Galapagos cruise skillfully devised an environment that caters to guests that are looking for a blend of privacy and togetherness – with plenty of cozy corners to escape and enjoy the Galapagos to themselves along with numerous social areas to relax with family and friends.  A guest favorite of La Pinta Galapagos cruise, the giant upper deck solarium and observation decks. Feel the fresh salty breeze, witness 360 panoramic views showcasing breathtaking volcanic landscapes and unique Galapagos wildlife. Witness romantic sunsets, and revel in an unrivalled showcasing of the stars. It gets even better, with the upper deck sky bar with an attentive barman at the ready, and a hot jacuzzi to soak in after a snorkel session.

To maximize the outdoor time for guests, La Pinta Galapagos cruise designers built a beautiful alfresco dining area. There is nothing better than enjoying five-star luncheons with the backdrop of the Archipelago, knowing that yet another adventure awaits you in the evening. Regarding the menu, which was designed by La pinta’s Le Cordon Bleu gastronomic director, expect a tasty mix of international delights along with local Ecuadorian specialities. Your breakfast and lunch will be served in the interior dining area, surrounded by large porthole windows and tables always elegantly set with white tablecloths. Prepare yourself to dine like a king, with mouthwatering dishes and snacks prepared throughout the day always in a timely manner. Let us know ahead of time about any food restrictions such as vegetarian/vegan, allergies, lactose intolerant etc, as the chefs are expertly trained to work with any circumstance.

We expect most guests to be exhausted from all the excitement of the daily excursions, but for those guests with extra energy, grab a towel and get in a nice workout in the fitness room. This gym has ocean views and has various weights, exercise bikes, treadmills, and ellipticals. Plus, a great place to get in a stretch before a day of activity.

Other interior areas to unwind between excursions include the curated library, two spacious lounge areas with plenty of furniture and large flat-screen television.  Within the interior areas of La Pinta Galapagos cruise is a coffee and tea station available 24/7 for guests, constantly replenished with high quality and local brands. Additionally, there is a full bar stocked with international and local spirits, beer, and fine wines. Ask the professional bartender to whip up a delicious tropical cocktail, or pop a bottle of champagne for a special occasion.

Cabins of La Pinta Galapagos Cruise
We truly can’t say enough about the staterooms of the La Pinta Galapagos cruise. These air-conditioned cabins are akin to five-star hotel rooms but provide ever-changing breathtaking views and give a feeling of home to each guest. Within each stateroom, guests have bountiful storage space, a personal safety box for valuables, an ensuite bathroom with a hot shower,a  porcelain vanity, eco-friendly toiletries, and towels. Beds are fitted with luxury linens with high thread count and have an overhead reading light. The 20 luxury twin cabins contain two twin beds with 177 square feet, while the Luxury plus cabins hold 247 square feet and contain a king-sized bed and can afford an extra bed for triple accommodation to keep families together.

World-Class Staff and Safety Standards
The La Pinta Galapagos cruise goes above and beyond with its staff, with a 3:2 guest ratio. The staff is highly trained in the service industry, always nearby but always giving guests plenty of space. The staff covers every base from the chefs to bartenders, and room service to guides. Additionally, La Pinta Galapagos cruise includes an onboard M.D. medical officer, an infirmary, and NO-CHARGE consultations. Leading you throughout the adventure, class-three bilingual naturalist guides with an unbelievable arsenal of knowledge about the natural history, unique wildlife, and historical sites throughout the islands. There are four guides, with an average of 12 guests per guide. We dare you to try and stump them with a question!

Itineraries of the La Pinta Galapagos Cruise
The La Pinta Galapagos cruise has three adventure-fueled itineraries lasting between five and seven days. Each route has its own magic and is jam-packed with the best visitor sites including world-class snorkel sites, visits within otherworldly wildlife settlements, fascinating historical sites, and treks through volcanic landscapes. For more information on the route that is right for you, check out our blog section or speak with our expert travel advisors! If you are looking for the adventure of a lifetime in the Galapagos, look no further than the La Pinta Galapagos cruise.

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The Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos Ship succeeds its predecessor with the highest standards in sustainability and comfort. Leading with decades of experience, exceptional guided expeditions and the utmost care for the delicate Galapagos ecosystem guarantees unrivaled experiences for guests aboard the Santa Cruz. Chic interiors and 5 spacious decks with a unique approach of stylish simplicity, the Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship emanates a luxurious ambience; whilst showcasing breathtaking views of the surroundings. Hosting up to 90 guests, Santa Cruz 2 features a variety of cabin layouts which include singles, twins, doubles, and triples. Interconnected cabins are available for families, and Darwin Suites offer the highest standard of comfort. With an incredible three to two guest to crew ratio and veteran Galapagos guides, you’ll experience an incredible level of service on board.

Beautifully appointed living areas of the Sants Cruz 2 ship
Previous guests of the Santa Cruz II are constantly providing positive feedback on the design and features of the Santa Cruz. The contemporary decor marries Scandinavian design –clean lines, light-coloured woodwork, and neutral fabrics – with modern and state of the art technology and facilities. With only 90 guests dispersed across five decks, the Santa Cruz II provides an intimate atmosphere with the amenities of a full-size cruise liner.

This includes the Panorama Bar and Lounge, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows on all sides affording guests the perfect spot to wind down with a delicious cocktail, witness stunning wildlife, and enjoy breathtaking views. a pre-dinner drink in comfort and still see everything the Islands offer. Head down to the expedition lounge and curated library for a moment of peace and quiet, a cozy spot with leather sofas and stylish decor. The stunning upper deck solarium features two hot Jacuzzis, along with breathtaking views and a place to relax in the sun or witness the cosmos at the fullest. Got a little extra energy? Check out the ship’s fitness center and get some exercise with the ocean in the background!

Family-Friendly Adventure
Traveling as a family to the Galapagos is one of the best decisions to make, and the Santa Cruise 2 Galapagos ship aspires to make family vacations in the Galapagos unforgettable. Every excursion includes children’s events in an open multi-purpose room and young travelers get to partake in the special “Pirates Aboard” program which provides each child with their very own kit with various family-friendly activity ideas. Moreover, enjoy the board games, puzzles, within the library. As for dining, child-sized meals are available and are served with a child-friendly program. Going a step further, the Santa Cruz 2 cruise ship affords youngsters the chance to get fully immersed in the adventure. Children have the chance to learn snorkel techniques with the extra naturalist guides, and special pangas ride just for the kids.

Wining and Dining like royalty
The Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship culinary experience is truly unforgettable. The dedicated Director of Gastronomy Byron Rivera, who graduated within the Cordon-Bleu culinary art school, crafted a world-class menu that expertly combined international and Ecuadorian cuisine. The menus regularly include fresh local seafood, along with locally grown fruit and vegetables. The grand majority of the dishes are sourced locally, and organic. More than just the delicious flavor is the magnificent presentation, with plates that will have you taking your phone out for a picture. One of the best parts about the dining experience is the choice for eating either indoors in the Beagle dining room or Alfresco on the panorama deck.

Unlimited adventure on the Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship
During your stay, enjoy multiple daily excursions taking you through the very best visit points of the Galapagos islands. The dedicated team of naturalist guides take you safely to each point, providing entertaining and fascinating commentary along the way about the flora, fauna, and history. Additionally, snorkeling and sea kayaking are available, along with glass-bottomed dingy rides. Uniquely, the land excursions of the Santa Cruz 2 has exclusive destinations not available to 99% of the other boats in the Galapagos fleet!

Home Sweet Home
Each cabin of the Santa Cruz 2 includes bountiful storage space for belongings, a safety box, an ensuite bathroom with a hot shower and toiletries, reading lights, and hotel-quality linens. There is a wide array of rooming options, perfect for any traveler. Design is based on Scandinavian-inspired decor, and large picture windows afford the best views. Family cabins are available, keeping everyone together with triple accommodation. Upgrade to the generous suites offering extra space, double windows, additional furnishing, bathrobes, and slippers.

Extras of the Santa Cruz 2
The Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship holds many amenities and services not found among other vessels of Galapagos. One of the best perks, the availability of wifi for $46 per device, with the service included with premium cabins. Additionally, the ship has two cloth dryers for guest use. Guides of the Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship are bilingual, and briefings of the following day’s activities are held in different languages at different times. This means no waiting your turn to hear the briefing as which occurs on other ships. Lastly, excursion groups are smaller, with 11 to 12 guests per guide as opposed to the normal 16. This affords guests a less crowded tour with more time to ask questions!

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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.

 

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Explore the Galapagos Islands like never before aboard the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht, one of three vessels run by the veteran cruise operator Tip Top cruises, veterans and pioneers within the Galapagos cruise industry since 1982. The Tiptop 4 is a 125-foot first class M/Y yacht comprised of well-appointed interior/exterior areas, ten luxurious cabins fitted with high-quality amenities, all-encompassing itineraries packed with Galapagos wildlife hotspots, and a dedicated staff of eight professionally trained in their trade. Flexible accommodation options are perfect for all adventurers, including solo travellers, families, and couples. If you are ready for the adventure of a lifetime, look no further than the Tip Top 4.

Cabins of the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht
10 Cabins are available on the Tip Top 4 Galapagos cruise, with five on the lower deck and four on the upper deck. Each stateroom features bountiful storage space including a personal safety box for valuables, charging ports for electronics, air conditioning, and bedding fitted with hotel quality linens. Additionally, each bedroom contains a private ensuite bathroom with hot showers, luxury toiletries, a porcelain vanity, and a hairdryer. The upper deck cabins feature large panoramic windows affording guests breathtaking panoramic views. Lower deck cabins contain portholes style windows and have increased stability due to the lower to the water location. Lastly, the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht provides refillable water bottles for all guests, furthering the mission of sustainability and reducing plastic waste.

Living areas of the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht
Beginning from the top down, the tour starts with the gorgeous upper deck solarium affording guests a place to relax and lounge on chaise deck furniture with the option of sun or shade. On this deck, you’ll also find a useful multi-purpose weight machine for those that want to get in a workout. This area seamlessly blends in with the Galapagos scenery, affording guests a 360-degree panoramic view of stunning volcanic landscapes, wildlife passing by, and out of this world sunsets. A little tip, come out at night for a showcasing of the stars; the isolation of the Galapagos along with the unique angle from the equator provides a spectacular show of constellations, stars, and planets from both hemispheres. On the main deck, numerous shady spots with cozy furniture looking out toward the best Galapagos views are dispersed throughout, perfect for finding a private corner all to yourself.

Moving into the interior of the main deck, wind down in the air-conditioned salon area lined with leather couches. Within, enjoy the use of a flat-screen television, a small curated book selection, and board games. Don’t forget to ask to use the Personal computer, where you can upload your pictures taken during the trip! Within the dining area, enjoy three expertly crafted meals prepared by the onboard sous chef. Throughout the day, the chef prepares delicious snacks to enjoy upon your return from excursions. Nearby is a full bar stocked with a wide array of international and national liquors, along with a coffee and tea station replenished throughout the day.

Itineraries of the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht
The Tip Top 4 Galapagos cruise has four itinerary options, two short duration of 4 and five days, and two eight-day options. Each route has been carefully assembled to include the best wildlife settlements, volcanic treks, snorkel hotspots, and pristine beaches. Your adventure will include a professionally trained bilingual national park guide, knowledgeable of everything Galapagos. if you have any questions of which option is right for you, contact our team of professional travel expert or read up on the blog section!

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Introducing the Tip Top 2 Galapagos Catamaran, a whole new level of service and comfort to Galapagos cruising. This stunning ship is the first Catamaran added to the veteran Tip Top Fleet, with the owners having over three decades of experience and considered pioneers in Galapagos tourism. The Tip Top 2 entered operation in the Galapagos Islands in 2016, and now fully refurbished with top of the line amenities and in full compliance with sustainable practices. Hosting 16 favoured guests in the Archipelago, with a front-row experience full of adventure. Cabins are available across two decks with an assortment of layouts, singles, doubles & twins. Generous wooden interiors, modern facilities and large interior-exterior lounge areas set an inviting ambience for an enriching experience cruising the Galapagos Islands. Far-reaching itineraries are available in 4,5 and 8-day programs, allowing guest to choose the tour length at their discretion and convenience.

Cabins of the Tip Top 2 Galapagos Catamaran
Each spacious and chic cabin of the Tip Top 2 Galapagos cruise contains bountiful storage space for all passengers, including large wardrobes, cabinets, and a safety boxes for valuables. Beds are fitted with hotel quality linens, and air conditioning allows you to control the temperature for the perfect night’s sleep. On each bedside stand, and dispersed through the cabin, are plenty of charging ports for electronics. Each stateroom is fitted with large panoramic windows affording a well-lit atmosphere with remarkable Galagos views. Nearby is an immaculate private ensuite bathroom with a porcelain vanity, hairdryer, toiletries, and towels. For an added touch, utilize the work desk for writing, or uploading beautiful Galapagos photos to your laptop. No need to bring a refillable bottle, the Tip Top 2 Galapagos Catamaran provides one in every room!

Living areas of the Tip Top 2 Galapagos Catamaran
Starting with the exterior, the customer favourite of the Tip Top 2 Galapagos cruise is the upper deck solarium, with both full sun and shaded areas. Aside from being the best spot to sunbathe on the ship, this spot affords guests the best views of the breathtaking Galapagos scenery, sitings of unique wildlife, and a showcasing of the stars at night like you’ve never seen. In between excursions, lay back on comfortable chaise lounge furniture, sip on a tropical cocktail, and marvel at the spectacle that is Galapagos. On the main deck, the exterior lounge area is just one more gorgeous area of the Tip Top 2 to relax, feel the sea breeze, and participate in an intimate conversation or catch up on your favourite book while within one of the most beautiful paradises in existence. Even better, the outdoor bar is a step away, attended by a professional barman that can whip up whatever beverage you desire.

Heading into the interior of the ship, lounge in the tastefully decorated and cosy salon area, lined with windows showcasing the view, along with a large flatscreen television and entertainment system. Within this room, your Galapagos national park guide provides a 15-minute briefing on the following day’s activities. Another visitor favourite of the Tip Top 2 Galapagos Catamaran is the dining experience. The dining area is situated with four booths, where you will be served mouth-watering plates prepared by the onboard professional sous chef. Meals are typically a mix of international and Ecuadorian cuisine. Additionally, enjoy delicious snacks and tropical fruit juices upon your return from excursions.

Itineraries of the Tip Top 2 Galapagos Catamaran
Itineraries are split into numerous routes, with durations of four, five, and eight days. Each route has its own magic, full of wildlife settlements, volcanic landscapes, pristine beaches, and prime snorkel spots. Speak with our expert travel team if you have any questions or recommendations, or head to the blog section!

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The Archipel 2 Galapagos Catamaran is a comfortable double haul with modern interiors and panoramic windows to enjoy the islands to the fullest. Spacious interiors and amply furnished cabins, all found onboard of the Archipel 2 provides guests with a seamless experience while cruising the islands. Nearly identical to its sister Catamaran the Archipel 1, the Archipel 2 features eight cabins for 16 passengers on the main deck, twins and double beds are available, suitable for a wide range of travelers. Itineraries are extensive and varied, one of the few vessels in the islands that feature a five-day program to Fernandina. A combination of available itineraries allows guests to visit the most remote and pristine visit points in the Archipelago. Ready for the adventure of a lifetime, look no further than the Archipel 2 Galapagos Catamaran!

Cabins of the Archipel 2 Galapagos Catamaran
During your stay on the Archipel 2 Galapagos Catamaran, you’ll sleep within one of eight air-conditioned and cozy staterooms. Each is reminiscent of a luxury hotel room, with lovely white bedding and quality linens, bountiful space for storage, charging ports for electronics, an ensuite private bathroom with all necessary toiletries and a hot shower. Accommodation is flexible, with an option between double beds, or two twins. Beds fitted with quality linens and equipped for reading lights. Each cabin features large picture windows, and upon awakening, you’ll find yourself looking upon an entirely new and breathtaking landscape.

Living areas of the Archipel 2 Galapagos Catamaran
For getting the best views of the Galapagos Islands, traverse to the upper deck solarium of the Archipel 2 Galapagos cruise. This area is arranged with comfortable chaise outdoor furniture and a design that showcases a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view, great for spotting wildlife. During lunchtime, enjoy delicious meals in the shaded alfresco dining and lounge area, perfect for intimate conversation, feeling the sea breeze, and enjoying a nice glass of wine. This spot also hosts some of the most magnificent sunsets in the evening. Don’t forget to participate in the rare opportunity of watching the stars in one of the most isolated places on the planet with a unique placement on the equator. Heading down to the main deck, the outdoor shaded lounge and dining area is the perfect place for intimate conversation, feeling the sea breeze, and enjoying a nice glass of wine.

Heading inside for a respite from the sun, lounge in the large salon area, fitted with cozy sofas. This area includes a large flat-screen television, small library, and board games. Your naturalist or diving guide will provide a brief 15-minute presentation every evening on the following day’s activities and all things you need to bring. Nearby, a full bar stocked with premium liquors, fine wines, and local beers. Three times daily, enjoy world-class meals prepared by the professional sous chef, always a delicious array of local and international cuisine for every guest to enjoy. For any dietary restrictions, the chef will surely work with you. Upon return from excursions, enjoy delicious snacks to keep your energy up for all the entertainment.

World-Class Crew of the Archipel 2 Galapagos Catamaran
With a crew to passenger ratio of 10 crew to 16, the level of service is unrivalled. Staff are always nearby for any needs or requests, yet provide you time for yourself to enjoy the setting in peace. Snorkelling equipment is onboard, so no need to purchase any equipment and lug it around on international flights. Additionally, onboard kayak allows for extra adventure to get up close and personal to the wildlife. Lastly, your bilingual naturalist guides, wise in every aspect of the Galapagos, will take you safely to each destination.

 
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