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Our preferred Galapagos yachts and small cruise ships
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The Galapagos Islands lie on the Equator nearly 1000km west of mainland Ecuador. From seals and iguanas to turtles and finches, it is impossible not to be impressed by the uniqueness and diversity of the nature and wildlife. Here we list our favourite Galapagos boats.

Our preferred accommodation

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    Beluga

    Motor yacht - ex Baltra - Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays
    Quick facts - Level: First class | Passengers: 16 | Duration: 3/4/5/7 nights | Length: 110 feet | Cruising speed: 12 knots | Operator: Enchanted Expeditions

    A comfortable steel-hulled motor yacht with spacious communual areas, including a large sun deck, and panoramic windows in the salon/dining area.
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    Evolution

    Motor yacht - ex San Cristóbal and Baltra - Saturdays
    Quick facts - Level: First class | Passengers: 32 | Duration: 7 nights | Length: 192 feet | Cruising speed: 10-12 knots | Operator: Quasar Expeditions

    A very comfortable, spacious motor yacht with the classic looks of a 1920s yacht, with an infirmary, boutique shop, good outdoor deck space and a hot tub.
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    Grace

    Cruise ship - ex San Cristóbal and Baltra - Saturdays
    Quick facts - Level: Luxury | Passengers: 18 | Duration: 7 nights | Length: 145 feet | Cruising speed: 12 knots | Operator: Quasar Expeditions

    A classic motor yacht built in Southampton in 1928. She has a colourful history, previously owned by Aristotle Onassis and given to Princess Grace of Monaco as a wedding gift, and also used during WWII at Dunkirk (she even captured a German torpedo E-boat!). The yacht has an al fresco dining area, sun deck, library, bar-salon and outdoor Jacuzzi.
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    Isabela II

    Cruise ship - ex Baltra - Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays
    Quick facts - Level: First class | Passengers: 40 | Duration: 4/6 nights | Length: 166 feet | Cruising speed: 10 knots | Operator: Metropolitan Touring

    A deluxe cruise ship with plenty of deck space, large, comfortable communal areas, a hot tub, library, fitness area and infirmary.
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    La Pinta

    Cruise ship - ex Baltra - Mondays, Thurdays and Fridays
    Quick facts - Level: First class | Passengers: 48 | Duration: 4/6 nights | Length: 207 feet | Cruising speed: 10 knots | Operator: Metropolitan Touring

    A deluxe cruise ship with large, comfortable communal areas including a reception lounge, lounge/bar, Jacuzzi, gym, library, sky bar and sundeck.
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    Letty

    Motor yacht - ex San Cristóbal - Sundays
    Quick facts - Level: First class | Passengers: 20 | Duration: 7 nights | Length: 83 feet | Cruising speed: 10-12 knots | Operator: Galapagos Network

    A comfortable motor yacht with polished teak furnishings. She is joined on her itineraries by other Galapagos Network vessels, Origin and Theory. Family departures are available.
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    Mary Anne

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    Sailing yacht - ex Baltra - Saturdays
    Quick facts - Level: First class | Passengers: 16 | Duration: 7 nights | Length: 172 feet | Cruising speed: 8 knots | Operator: Andando

    A lovely motor yacht with almost 1,000 square meters of sail, generous deck space and a beautifully wood-panelled interior. She carries a maximum of 16 passengers in 12 cabins so the space per person is particularly generous and single cabins are usually available at no supplement.
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    Ocean Spray

    Motor yacht - ex San Cristóbal and Baltra - Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
    Quick facts - Level: Luxury | Passengers: 16 | Duration: 3/4/5/7 nights | Length: 113 feet | Cruising speed: 15 knots | Operator: Haugan Cruises

    A luxury catamaran with a restaurant, bar, al fresco dining area, hot tub and good outdoor deck space. She has a cruise manager who organises daily activities, as well as a naturalist guide.
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    Origin and Theory

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    Motor yacht - ex San Cristóbal - Sundays
    Quick facts - Level: Luxury | Passengers: 20 | Duration: 7 nights | Length: 142 feet | Cruising speed: 12 knots | Operator: Galapagos Network

    Origin and Theory are sister motor yachts and are built for fuel efficiency and stability. Both vessels have modern interiors, large picture windows, a sun deck with hot tub, and plenty of outdoor space. There is an open bar policy. They are joined on their itineraries by other Galapagos Network vessel, Letty. They offer regular family departures.
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    Passion

    Motor yacht - ex Baltra - Saturdays
    Quick facts - Level: First class | Passengers: 14 | Duration: 4/5/7 nights | Length: 159 feet | Cruising speed: 10 knots | Operator: Andando

    An elegant motor yacht with stabilizers to minimize motion at sea. Built as a private luxury yacht she still retains many of her original features, such as her unique rose-coloured marble bathrooms and teak decks. She has a panoramic sky lounge, a bar, and sun deck with hot tub.
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    Samba

    Sailing yacht - ex Baltra - Tuesdays
    Quick facts - Level: First class | Passengers: 14 | Duration: 7 nights | Length: 78 feet | Cruising speed: 8½ knots | Operator: Galapagos Experience

    A charming steel-hulled motor yacht with stabilizing sail, Samba has both indoor and outdoor dining areas, and is very good value for money.
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    Tip Top II

    Motor yacht - ex Baltra - Mondays and Fridays
    Quick facts - Level: First class | Passengers: 16 | Duration: 7 nights | Length: 104 feet | Cruising speed: 12 knots | Operator: Tip Top Travel

    A comfortable catamaran with a spacious sun deck, dining room, lounge and bar.

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