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Archipell 2

This luxury yacht features six comfortable, spacious twin cabins and two matrimonial cabins, all which have private bathrooms, air-conditioning, and wide windows. There is also a well-stocked bar, a dining room, library, and game room on board. The meals are healthy and fresh, featuring both international and Ecuadorian dishes. There is an eight person crew including a bilingual guide. Trips range from 4-8 days, which rates per person going from $899 -$2599 (children under 12 get a 20% discount).

Galapagos Explorer 2

This large, luxurious ship offers a variety of suites, all of which are spacious and elegant and include private bathrooms with biodegradable amenities, flat-screen TVs, and WiFi. Even with the Enchanted Islands to entertain you, you will never be bored on the ship, as facilities include a library, piano bar, salon, and solarium. Three scrumptious meals a day are included. The trips last from 4-8 days, with prices ranging from $1,590- 4,4201.


This luxury yacht can comfortably carry sixteen passengers. Its program combines a stay at the Royal Palm Hotel in Quito with a week-long cruise of the islands. Each spacious cabin includes a private bathrooms and air-conditioning. A sundeck, bar, salon, and Jacuzzi can also be found on board. Sea kayaks and snorkeling equipment are available free of charge. Check availability first before learning about the rates.

National Geographic Islander

This luxury expedition ship is home to 24 spacious double cabins. The crew is known for being particularly experienced, consisting of expert divers and a seasoned captain. Apart from a lounge, bar, and dining room, you can find a doctor’s office and fitness center on board. Kayaks, snorkeling gear, and wetsuits available free of charge. Cruise lasts a week. Check for availability before learning prices.

National Geographic Endeavor

Although the Endeavor is a posh, luxurious ship, it is also built for wilderness expeditions. Able to accommodate up to 96 guests, you can find a covered deck, doctor’s office, fitness center, bar, gallery, sauna and small swimming pool on board. Kayaking and snorkeling equipment are available free of charge. All diving, boating and hiking expeditions are led by experienced guides. Expeditions last a week. Inquire about rates.

Queen Beatriz

This luxury catamaran offers eight spacious cabins (double and suites) with private bathrooms, with the cabins on the main deck including private balconies. There is also an elegant deck, dining room, bar, longue, and Jacuzzi on board. The crew includes a bilingual, certified guide. The cruises typically last a week. The boat is often chartered during the holidays, so contact the ship to check availability.

Reina Silvia

This elegant luxury yacht can accommodate sixteen passengers in spacious cabins with private bathrooms. On board facilities include a deck salon, dining area, conference salon, bar, and a very large upper deck perfect for bird or dolphin watching. Kayaking and snorkeling equipment is available free of charge. Cruises last a week. Rates range from $ 2,469 - 2,743 per person depending on the season; children under twelve get a discount.

The Beagle

This luxury steel-hulled schooner is as reliable as it is comfortable. The spacious cabins can accommodate up to sixteen passengers, and you can also find ample open and shaded deck space, a dining area and elegant salons on board. The chef serves up superb Ecuadorian meals three times daily and the crew, including a multilingual guide, is known for their friendly service. Trips last for a week, rates per person are generally about $2997.

Sea Man 2

This luxury yacht can accommodate up to sixteen passengers in comfortable cabins and suites. On deck you can find two well-stocked bars, an elegant dining room where gourmet meals are served three times daily, a library, several lounge areas, and a spacious deck. An experienced, multilingual guide is included among the crew. Cruises last for 5 or 7 days. Rates typically range from $1674 - 2678 per person.


This luxury cruise ship resembles a floating posh hotel, with a restaurant, a bar, a boutique, a gym, a Jacuzzi and a sauna onboard. The elegant, spacious double rooms and suites feature room service and can accommodate up to 96 passengers. Rates include 3 nights at the JW Mariott Hotel in Quito. Not the most intimate way to experience the Galapagos, but one with all the comforts of home and then some. Cruises last for eight days, with rates starting at $4600 per person.

Galapagos Legend

This spacious, modern luxury motor yacht has a capacity for 40 passengers in spacious, comfortable double, single or triple cabins. Kayaks and glass-bottom boats are available for loan, as well as snorkeling and swimming equipment. A restaurant, bar, several social areas, a library and sundeck can be found on board. An experienced multilingual guide is part of the crew. Cruises last for 5 or 8 days, with rates at $2290 – 5724 per person.

Isabella 2

This large, comfortable yacht has a capacity for 40 passengers in spacious, air-conditioned cabins. An elegant dining room serving three gourmet meals a day, a Jacuzzi, library, game room, and boutique can all be found on board. There are three ample sundecks and a certified multilingual guide is part of the crew. Cruises last a week, rates start at $3749 a person.

La Pinta

The double cabins on this luxury yacht are all equipped with air-conditioning and private bathrooms. A doctor, diving instructor and naturalist guide are part of the crew. On board you can find a Jacuzzi, an infirmary, a boutique, and several comfortable dining and lounge areas. Stargazing and diving programs are also available during the cruise. Visit
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This elegant first-class catamaran can accommodate up to 16 passengers in comfortable, air-conditioned cabins. On board you can find a spacious dining room, living room, bar, Jacuzzi and several solarium areas. A bilingual naturalist guide is part of the crew, and three gourmet meals are served a day. Trips last for 5 or 7 days, with prices ranging from $1,828 - $3,200 a person.

Queen of Galapagos

A luxury catamaran cruise ship, Queen of Galapagos accommodates 16 passengers, making for an intimate cruise aboard a fairly large boat. The cabins all have private bathrooms and several have balconies. The dining and lounge areas are all elegant and well-equipped. There is a multilingual naturalist guide on board, and there is also dining and snorkeling equipment available for loan. Trips last for 4, 5, or 8 days. Prices range from $1695 – 3596 per person.

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Here are some related tips to help plan your trip to The Galápagos Islands: First Class, Santa Cruz, Tourist Class , National Geographic Islander, Pinta, Isabela II, Galapagos Explorer II, Xpedition, Galapagos Legend and Eclipse.

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