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Solaris Galapagos Cruise

Solaris Galápagos Cruise

A stunning expedition yacht to match the amazing landscapes in Galápagos

A Galápagos Cruise on board the Solaris

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What we love about the Solaris

Five single cabins without solo supplement

Incredible Wildlife Itineraries

Triple occupancy available - family friendly

Stunning first-class interiors

Solaris Galapagos Cruise
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The Solaris is not only a remarkable vessel, but it is also one of our best-selling ships. Its popularity stems from its exceptional features and offerings, which make it a top choice for travelers. One of the standout features is the availability of five single cabins. This is a significant advantage for solo travelers, as they can enjoy their own private space without any additional supplement or sharing. It's a rare find in the Galápagos and greatly enhances the experience for individual adventurers.

Furthermore, the Solaris understands the importance of catering to families as well. With triple cabins available, it offers a family-friendly environment where parents and children can comfortably share a cabin. This is an excellent cost-saving option, as families can enjoy their Galápagos adventure without paying any premium for separate accommodations. The spacious rooms on the upper deck, featuring queen size beds and an additional single bed if needed, provide ample space for families to relax and enjoy their time onboard.

One of the key factors that contribute to the success of the Solaris is the reputation of its owners. They have a proven track record of smooth operations and high customer satisfaction. With their expertise in the industry, they have ensured that every aspect of the ship, from its design to its itineraries, meets the highest standards. This attention to detail and commitment to excellence create an exceptional cruising experience for guests.

By combining the state-of-the-art features of the Solaris, such as its stunning interiors and modern amenities, with the dedication of the experienced owners, guests can expect a seamless and unforgettable journey. From the moment they step aboard, they are greeted with luxurious comfort and exceptional service. The Solaris promises to exceed expectations and leave a lasting impression on every traveler.

Whether you are a solo adventurer seeking a transformative experience, a family looking for an unforgettable vacation, or simply a traveler seeking the best of the Galápagos, the Solaris offers an extraordinary opportunity to explore the islands in style and comfort. Don't miss the chance to embark on this exceptional journey and witness the wonders of the Galápagos Islands onboard this remarkable First Class cruise yacht.

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Amenities on board the Solaris

EN guide

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All meals

snorkeling

Snorkel gear (free of charge)

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Transfers to and from ship

single bed

Single cabin without supplement

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

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Kayaks on board

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Air conditioning & private bathroom

shared bedroom

Single travellers can share cabin

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Water, Coffee, Tea & fresh juices

children

-20% for children ≤ 12

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Triple cabins

Food & Drinks on board the Solaris

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 Solaris

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Double / Triple Suite

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Triple

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Single

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1

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Technical details of Solaris

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Small Yacht
Cruising speed
10 kt
Beam
7.60m / 25.3ft
Capacity
16
Main Engines
2x Detroit
Length
35m / 113ft
Electricity
110V / 220V

Reviews of Solaris

Peter D from Cambridge

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Fantastic Trip Hi, we are back home after a great adventure in the Galapagos and Peru. Not sure how to add pictures but the ship is very nice and the CAD pictures are accurate. As this is our first time to the Galapagos I really cant compare with the other yachts /Itineraries. but here is our Overview.. The ship is very well outfitted It can accommodate way more people then the 16 permitted and thus the rooms are quite spacious.Our room had a double and single bed and the bathroom had a shower and twin sinks. Lots of social areas including dining for 16, a lounge area, a smoking area and the whole top floor is a sun deck with some shade(non smoking). There are 2 tables under the shade that can accommodate about 12 people or more. There are 16 loungers that can be moved into sun or shade. There are also some clothes lines along the perimeter that were very well used. All in all a great comfortable ship. The food was very well prepared and varied throughout the trip. There was even a ceviche class. 3 meals per day and no one went hungry. they also accommodate for dietary needs. The drinks. they have a full bar. beer $4-5 wine $6-10 Cocktails from $6-12. My only complaint was that the menu reads that the prices included all taxes but we still were charged a 10% service charge over and above the listed prices. A number of people argued but there was no flexibility here so just be aware of this cost. Also know you have tips for the guide and the staff. Itinerary... We did the 8-day western itinerary that goes around Isabella Island. It was fantastic and full of activities from the day we boarded to the day we departed. We snorkeled 1-2 times every day and Hiked 1-2 times every day except the last day which was a hike at 6:30 am as we had a plane to catch. We did it all but some people elected to skip some activities. Not much free time but there was still some time to relax on the sundeck on a few days . The Guide... This is the luck of the draw as the guides do move around. We had Pedro who has been a guide for 13 years. He was excellent. Overall... a 5 star experience. Source: TripAdvisor

Postdiver

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Amazing 8 day cruise We had an amazing time onboard the Solaris on the B tour around the islands. The boat is lovely as are the crew who can't do enough for you. You are busy all day long with shore visits and snorkeling. The food and snacks are plentiful and the chef is happy to help if you don't like what's being served. The only problem with this boat is it does rock n roll a lot when navigating at night from island to island. I can't thank Thomas Richmond enough for all his help when we were looking for this trip of a lifetime and his help and advice after we booked. Source: TripAdvisor

GlobetrottingTeacher

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Excellent service for a magnificent tour Thomas Richmond at Galapatours was very helpful and insightful when I was comparing cruises for my Galapagos trip. He was able to find me a spot on a new cruise ship that did not uncharge for single cabins (which is the exception, rather than the rule). I appreciated his professionalism and diligence, and loved my 8 days on the Solaris. Source: TripAdvisor

laxjunkies, Calgary

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Amazing cruise journey Just finished our cruise on the Solaris, and it was fantastic. The Solaris had professional photographers on our cruise so they should have some great pictures on their website soon. The interior cad photos are accurate. There is a fantastic sun deck. This ship can hold over 20 but they are limited to 16. Suites are big and spacious. Food was great. Changed up the meals throughout the trip. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Very glad we stayed with our reservation. Just on our wat to Peru. Will try to give a better trip report shortly. You will not go wrong with booking this yacht. Source: TripAdvisor

Daylon & Janet S. / USA

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This was a great cruise Crew and guide extremely knowledgeable and courteous. Captain even started up engines and followed Orca's so we could see them. It was really extraordinary. Everything was above and beyond expectations. Source: Andean Travel Company

Pieter D. / Belgium

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Unforgettable experience Thanks to the captain for the extra effort to get closer to the Orca's! We will never forget this experience. Source: Andean Travel Company

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