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Galaxy I Galapagos Cruise

Western Galápagos Cruise

8 Days Galápagos cruise on board the Galaxy I

Western Galápagos Cruise
8 DAYS, 1-16 PASSENGERS
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8 DAY GALÁPAGOS CRUISE

First Class Ship
The Trip Highlights

Thousands of Marine Iguanas at Espinosa Point

Green Turtles nesting at Espumilla Beach

Mars-like landscapes at Rábida

Flamingos and Pahoehoe lava at Moreno Point

Galapatours 'Plus' Experience

Single cabins for solo travelers

Stunning views from the sundeck

English-speaking guide for all activities

Lectures in the evening

Get to know the highlights of Galápagos with this Naturalist cruise on board the beautiful Galaxy I! On this Expedition Cruise, you will discover the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos Islands: Fernandina, the youngest island, will blow your mind with its rugged lava landscapes. The youngest island in the archipelago, it is still being formed by volcanic eruptions and makes for a wonderful, otherworldly contrast to the other islands. Isabela, the biggest of all islands in the Galápagos, offers you fantastic hikes, views and arguably some of the best snorkeling spots in the Archipelago. On North Seymour, an incredible hike and snorkeling session awaits you. This island is the archipelago condensed into very little space, and you'll be able to see almost all the iconic Galápagos species in just a few hours. During your time spent on Rábida, you will have the opportunity to watch wild Flamingos and walk on a blood-red sandy beach. During your time on Santa Cruz, you will have the chance to observe the famous Galápagos Giant Tortoises in the wild and learn more about the preservation and scientific study of these amazing animals. On Santiago, an island formerly inhabited by pirates, you will be able to enjoy hikes and dinghy rides.

Your ship: Galaxy I

  • Smart Voyager accredited;
  • Single staterooms available;
  • Large sundeck with wonderful views;
  • A first class experience with a relaxed ambiance.

This traditional, single-hull motor yacht has been beautifully designed to offer the most relaxing cruise experience in first class surroundings. Built in 2007, Galaxy has modern features and fittings with a sumptuous hand-crafted decor with a traditional flavour. Although capable of carrying 19 passengers, we choose to limit numbers to 16 - keeping your journey aboard Galaxy more intimate and personal than a larger vessel can provide.

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Amenities

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-10% for children ≤ 11
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Transfers to and from ship
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Snorkel gear (free)
Meals
All meals throughout the cruise
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100% CO2 carbon footprint offset
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Kayaks on board
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Air conditioning & private bathroom
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Single travellers can share cabin
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Water, Coffee, Tea & fresh juices
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Triple cabins
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English guide

Food & Drinks

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.

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