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Natural Paradise Galapagos Cruise

Natural Paradise Galápagos Cruise

Every modern luxury you could wish for

A Galápagos Cruise on board the Natural Paradise

17 Reviews

Luxury

What we love about the Natural Paradise

Brand new and purpose-built, with beautiful modern decor;

Fitted with stabilizers;

Flexible accommodation options;

Fantastic open-air spaces with barbecue and jacuzzi.

Natural Paradise Galapagos Cruise
Natural Paradise Galápagos Cruise
Natural Paradise Galápagos Cruise

Completed in 2016, the Natural Paradise will delight you with her wonderful open communal areas, gorgeous sun deck, and light-filled rooms. Featuring every facility you can imagine, the Natural Paradise has also been fitted with stabilizers – this brings you one of the most comfortable cruising experiences in the Galápagos with even more stability than catamarans for your sailing comfort.

The decor throughout Natural Paradise is modern and crisp and yet warm and welcoming. Beautiful artwork throughout the boat reflects some of the natural wonders you’ll see on your adventure, and furnishings and fittings are of the highest quality and are immaculately presented.

A range of staterooms, junior suites and suites are available, giving you maximum choice. All feature en suite bathrooms with incredible showers and luxury L’Occitan cosmetics, hair dryers, and stunning sea views. For those who are looking for a little more luxury, two junior suites are available with California King beds and private balconies as well as splendid full suites with King beds, private terraces and over 3552 ft of private space.

With a maximum of 16 passengers on board and yet a crew of 10, Natural Paradise offers unrivalled levels of service. As well as being chosen for their eye for detail and immaculate presentation, crew members are warm and welcoming and provide a real home-from-home feel – there are smiles everywhere on Natural Paradise!

Food is freshly prepared on board and features a great range of dishes, including local specialities and fantastic seafood. The sun deck barbecue and dining table provides some memorable informal dining experiences. Coffee, teas, ice, and water are available 24 hours whenever you require and the crew always provide you with welcome snacks on returns from excursions.

A wonderful, purpose-built vessel that makes for a breathtaking Galápagos cruising experience. A range of accommodation means there’s something for everyone, and the luxurious yet informal feel makes for remarkable, intimate communal experiences as well as decadent private time relaxing in your suite. Natural Paradise has raised the bar for new vessels in the area.

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Amenities on board the Natural Paradise

meal

All meals

transfer

Transfers to and from ship

snorkeling

Snorkel gear (free of charge)

footprint

Travel for good: Your Each booking contributes to Ventura’s Conservation Project.

kayak

Kayaks on board

air conditioning

Air conditioning & private bathroom

drinks

Water, Coffee, Tea & fresh juices

hotel

1 free night in hotel prior to flight (only if booking flights with us)

wetsuit

Wetsuits

EN guide

English guide

jacuzzi

Sundeck with jacuzzi

Food & Drinks on board the Natural Paradise

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.

But at Galapatours we like to go even further: We voluntarily offset all the CO2 emissions of every cruise we sell - at no cost to you. 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 Natural Paradise

Natural Paradise Galápagos Cruise
Suite

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Matrimonial

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2

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Natural Paradise Galápagos Cruise
Standard Double

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Double/Matrimionial (convertible)

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2

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Natural Paradise Galápagos Cruise
Junior Suite

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Double/Matrimionial (convertible)

Max. occupancy:

2

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Technical details of Natural Paradise

Category
Luxury
Type
Small Yacht
Main Engines
CUMMINS - 2 X 400 HP
Capacity
16
Year built
2016
Crew members
10
Length
34 m
Gross tonnage
145 Tons
Electricity
110V / 220V
Cruising speed
14 knots
Beam
8 m
Draft
1.40 m

Reviews of Natural Paradise

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Shane Dolan

Natural Paradise Galapagos Cruise

Luxury

Finally got to complete our trip to the Galapagos Islands which was canceled days before we were to set off in March of 2020 due to the Covid pandemic. Finally, two years later we were ready to set off again and Galapatours were very helpful in working with us and our needs to rescheduling our cruise itinerary. All in all it was well worth the wait as we got to experience nature and the unique wildlife that you will never see anywhere else in the world. What a trip

Karlheinz & Gabi

Natural Paradise Galapagos Cruise

Luxury

Wir sind mehr als zufrieden Hallo Babett, wir sind nun in Bolivien und geniessen die Ferien. Die Kreuzfahrt war ein super Erlebnis. Die Natural Paradise ist ein sehr schönes Boot und die Besatzung ist sehr entgegenkommend und hilfsbereit. Das Essen, der Service die Unterkunft übertraf unsere Erwartungen. Der Guide war ein Lexikon. Unglaublich was er wusste. Mit ihm war jeder Ausflug ein Erlebnis. Wir fühlten uns zu jedem Zeitpunkt super betreut und gut aufgehoben. Auch die anderen Teilnehmer waren sehr angenehm, es war eine harmonierende Gruppe, was den Aufenthalt und die Unternehmungen noch angenehmer machten. Wir sind rundum zufrieden. Unsere Erwartungen wurden übertroffen. Natürlich hat das herrliche Wetter, die Natur und vor allem die Vielfalt und die Nähe zu den Tieren an Land und im Wasser sein Übriges zu der guten Stimmung beigetragen. Man kann diese Reise besten Gewissens weiterempfehlen. Wir bedanken uns recht herzlich bei Dir für Deine gute Beratung und Unterstützung und wünschen Dir eine schöne Zeit Liebe Grüsse Gabi und Karlheinz

Ron & Cheryl

Natural Paradise Galapagos Cruise

Luxury

Galapagos was Fabulous! Babett - Our Galapagos was fabulous! The yacht Crew, the yacht, everything We experienced were ALL Excellent! So glad we found you and you made our trip happen! Thank you! Best regards, Ron & Cheryl

Scmora

Natural Paradise Galapagos Cruise

Luxury

Diese Tour war extraordinär! Mein Mann und ich waren auf der Natural Paradise für die 8-Tages Kreuzfahrt. Das Schiff ist in einem tollen Zustand. Die Besatzung ist professionell und weiß genau was sie tut, sie hatten alle stets ein Lächeln auf dem Gesicht und waren immer und überall präsent. Diese Tour war wirklich extraordinär. Für Passagiere, deren Magen etwas empfindlich ist, empfehle ich die Tabletten aus der Apotheke für die Nacht. Quelle: https://goo.gl/fXKm7k

Scmora

Natural Paradise Galapagos Cruise

Luxury

This trip was out of this world extraordinary! My husband and I went on an 8 day cruise on Natural Paradise. We were the 3rd cruise. Yacht is shiny and new. Staff r all professional, smiley, accommodating and present everywhere. This trip was out of this world extraordinary! No regrets just bring Dramamine. I took a 1/2 a pill every night. Since it's not a ship, u will feel rocking a bit more on this boat. Feedback from: https://goo.gl/fXKm7k

838krisc

Natural Paradise Galapagos Cruise

Luxury

The trip was excellent and very relaxing Did 8 day route A with my wife in January 2017. Loved the trip. Naturalist, Hernan, was great. Funny guy and very knowledgeable. All the staff/crew on the board were very nice and accommodating, especially Sebastian and Luis. They always had a smile on their face and happy to help you. The itinerary was a bit repetitive but I was already expecting this for the Galapagos. The company doesn't choose your itinerary - the national park does. It is a very protected park and you'll pretty much have the same itinerary with any cruise company in the Galapagos. It is mostly snorkelling and short walks around islands to view wildlife. You're not going to be doing any extreme activities and there is nothing strenuous about the walks or snorkeling. My wife doesn't know how to swim and was able to snorkel every day without a lifejacket during the trip. The wetsuits help you float and wtih the mask on, you don't really need to know how to swim. Doggy paddling can get you around. They will also be keeping a close eye on you from the two panga's and come help you if anything were to come up. We saw a ton of tropical fish, rays, starfish, reef sharks, hammerhead sharks, sea turtles, sea lions, and a Galapagos penguin while we were snorkeling. Food was great. Always plentiful and a good variety. Nothing fancy but it was good. There were a couple nights where we had barbeques on the sun deck, and there was steak and shrimp. There was always snacks after returning from excursions. Coffee, different varieties of tea, and water was always available 24/7. Hot tub on the sun deck wasn't available 24/7 but was decent for the most part. The water doesn't really get hot enough but this was acceptable given the heat of the sun anyways. The rooms were cleaned and tidied up like several times/day. We had a balcony suite but didn't really end up using it much because we were outdoors so much already - and the sun deck is nice. Shower pressure was alright and there seemed to be enough hot water most of the time. At night, you can see a ton of stars so make sure to go on the sun deck at least one night. Our fellow travel shipmates were all great and that's also a very important factor of what will make the trip memorable. Of course this is just luck of the draw but we happened to be lucky. Overall, the trip was excellent and very relaxing. My wife & I are relatively active people and usually dont like cruises. We usually go backpacking and plan out our own itineraries but you can't really do that in the Galapagos. In my opinion, this cruise was a perfect combination of light activities, sightseeing/photography and relaxation. There's not going to be any adrenaline situations here but we still enjoyed it. Feel free to message me if you have any questions! Feedback from: https://goo.gl/12ciUJ

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