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Aqua Mare Galápagos Cruise

The Galapagos Islands’ first true superyacht experience

A Galápagos Cruise on board the Aqua Mare

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As the first true superyacht in the Galapagos Islands, the 50m Aqua Mare takes an iconic once-in-a-lifetime adventure to the next level. With her expansive size and world-class pedigree, she boasts 30 percent more indoor volume than most yachts her size, making her the perfect respite after active days exploring the remote wildlife and dynamic nature of the Archipelago.

Aboard the Italian CRN Yacht-built Aqua Mare, guests will find seven large Zuretti-designed suites, including an 80 sqm Owner’s Suite complete with exclusive steward service, extravagant indoor and outdoor social spaces, elegant finishing, and immaculate attention to detail, making it the first of its kind in the region, and the ultimate retreat while exploring the dramatic volcanic landscapes of the Galapagos Archipelago. Exclusivity is combined with the most personalized service enabled by two naturalist guides for 16 guests, on top of the islands’ most exclusive one-to-one crew to guest ratio.

A truly stunning example of signature Italian luxury mega yacht builders CRN Yachts, Aqua Mare is a vessel of distinction in every way. Designed and built in 1998, the 50m superyacht incorporates original custom interiors by famous yacht designer François Zuretti, and timeless exterior styling by the Italy-based Studio Scanu.

Originally consisting of five elegant staterooms, the 2021 refurbishment led by Aqua Expeditions Director Birgit Galli Zugaro sees Aqua Mare add two spacious cabins to the already luxurious mix. A personalized interior makeover that complements the rich history of its destination, Aqua Mare reveals the personalized Aqua Expeditions touch and is ready to be enjoyed in all her sophisticated and contemporary glory.

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Beauty Salon

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Sundeck with jacuzzi

snorkeling

Snorkel gear (free of charge)

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Standup paddle boards

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Water, Coffee, Tea & fresh juices

EN guide

English guide

children

Children discount

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Internet/Wifi

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Kayaks on board

Food & Drinks on board the Aqua Mare

The food on our Galapágos Cruises is among the very best you will find in South America. Most of the on-board chefs are internationally trained and have prior experience working in the best hotels and restaurants in Ecuador and indeed around the world.

You can expect a first-class selection of food, including a good variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, locally sourced poultry and fish/seafood, rice and pasta dishes. Most boats will always include some typical Ecuadorian dishes on the menu during your cruise. If you have specific dietary requirements then these can usually be accommodated by the chef providing you have given advance notice. Please make sure you tell us about any allergies or dietary requirements you have at the time you book with us. If you leave it until you arrive at the dockside, then it may well be impossible to accommodate your needs.

Most boats serve a range of options at meal times in a relaxed buffet-style. At the first class and luxury end of the market, some boats have more formal dining where you will be served at your seat. However the atmosphere is always relaxed on board our cruises, and never stuffy or formal.

Sustainable Tourism

At Galapatours we love and respect the pristine ecosystems and fascinating wildlife of the Galápagos Islands. To protect the archipelago, all vessels in Galápagos must have sophisticated water filtration systems, modern, efficient engines, and strict maintenance schedules to minimize pollution. Furthermore, The Galápagos National Park authority defines exact cruising routes that dictate which ships can visit which highlights at what day and time, as well as limiting passenger numbers.

Our commitment extends beyond the mandatory environmental standards for cruise vessels in the region: A portion of your trip price now contributes to our Conservation Project. This initiative empowers local communities to protect their territory, engage in reforestation, and prepare for long-term environmental stewardship. This way, your trip contributes to environmental protection and truly shows how travel can be a force for good! You can also play your part by traveling responsibly and following our Eco Guidelines during your stay. Click here to find out more about these guidelines, our commitment to sustainable tourism, and the Galápagos National Park rules.

Cabins categories on board the Aqua Mare

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Upper Deck Design Suite

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Double/Matrimionial (convertible)

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1

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Main Deck Design Suite

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Double/Matrimionial (convertible)

Max. occupancy:

3

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Lower Deck Design Suite

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Double/Matrimionial (convertible)

Max. occupancy:

2

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Main Deck Owner’s Suite

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Double/Matrimionial (convertible)

Max. occupancy:

4

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Lower Deck Superior Suite

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Double/Matrimionial (convertible)

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2

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Technical details of Aqua Mare

Category
Luxury
Type
Motor Catamaran
Year built
1998
Length
163.1 feet / 49.73 meters
Beam
30.4 feet / 9.27 meter
Draft
10.4 feet / 3.17 meters
Cruising speed
10 – 12 knots with a maximum speed of 17 knot
Electricity
380/220V 50/60Hz
Safety
ISM Compliant/Lloyd’s Register (PC)
Main Engines
2 x CAT 1978 HP CAT 3516R

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