Galapagos Islands Wildlife Cruises – Grand Odyssey
The M/Y Galapagos Odyssey is a irst Class yacht, offering the highest level of comfort of any boat its size in the Galapagos Islands. The yacht has been designed for small groups to offer privacy and comfort, and to reduce the impact on the fragile Galapagos eco-system.
From January 2012 the Parque Nacional Galapagos has modified Galapagos cruise regulations: yachts may only visit the most popular sites once in a 14-day period. Thus the human impack on fragile sites is reduced. Examples of controlled sites include Bartholomew’s Pinnacle Rock and North Seymour’s colony of blue-footed boobies.
Guest Accommodation: Grand Odyssey has a capacity for 16 passengers; she features 7 spacious suites (25m2) and 1 Odyssey Suite (35m2) all are equipped with panoramic windows to enjoy the wonderful landscapes of the islands, private bathroom, hot/cold water, air conditioning with independent controls, minibar, TV. Twin beds or one queen-size bed and connected suites for families.
Type: Motor Yacht
Category: First Class
Capacity: 16 pax
Length: 42 m
Beam: 9 m
Speed: 12 knots
Private bathroom: Yes
Hot shower: Yes
Crew: 13 + 1 Naturalist guide
6 Day Itineraries
A 5 night/6 day itinerary is an ideal duration to gain a good understanding of the Galapagos. Depending on the season, one of the itineraries listed below is followed. For a full day-by-day detailed itinerary please contact us.
Option 1 Tuesday to Sunday
Tuesday: PM – Cerro Colorado / Puerto Chino Beach (San Cristobal)
Wednesday: AM – Punta Suarez (Espanola) – optional kayaking PM – PM – Gardner Bay (Espanola)
Thursday: AM – Punta Cormorant / Devil’s Crown (Floreana) PM – Baroness Lookout / Post Office Bay (Floreana) opt kayaking
Friday: AM – Santa Fe PM – South Plaza
Saturday: AM – North Seymour PM – Bachas (Santa Cruz)
Sunday: AM – Mosquera – Tour ends
Option 2 Thursday to Tuesday
Thursday: PM – Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz
Friday: AM – White Tipped Reef Shark Canal (Isabela) PM – Sierra Negra Volcano (Isabela)
Saturday: AM – Punta Moreno (Isabela) PM – Elizabeth Bay (Isabela)
Sunday: AM – Punta Espinoza (Fernandina) PM – Tagus Cove (Isabela)
Monday: AM – Espumilla Beach / Buccaneer Cove (Santiago) PM – Puerto Egas (Santiago)
Tuesday: AM – Isla Lobos – tour ends
Sunday to Thursday
Sunday: PM – Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
Monday: AM – Rabida PM – Chinese Hat
Tuesday: AM – Price Phillip’s Steps (Genovesa)PM – Darwin Bay (Genovesa)
Wednesday: AM- Bartolome PM – Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
Thursday: AM – Highlands (Santa Cruz) – tour ends
Price & Whats Included
PRICE GUIDE PER PERSON:
6 Day Cruise
Galapagos & matrimonial suites: £2750
Odyssey suite: £3195
5 Day Cruise
Galapagos & matrimonial suites: £2255
Odyssey suite: £2695
Includes: accommodation in double cabins, daily excursions with English speaking guide, all meals, soft drinks, snorkeling equipment.
Not included: airfare to Galapagos, Galapagos National Park entrance fee ($ 100), Galapagos Transit Control Card ($ 10), alcoholic drinks, personal expenses, tips.
For a full day-by-day detailed itinerary please contact us.