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Treasure of Galapagos

Treasure of Galapagos

Treasure of Galapagos - a new, modern and comfortable catamaran built in 2009 and operating since 2010 for a maximum of 16 travelers. Discover the Galapagos Islands in style on this spacious first class yacht. Treasure of Galapagos - the perfect yacht and Galapagos Islands cruise which satisfies your needs.

The Treasure of Galapagos is the second yacht on the Galapagos Islands meeting the strict environemental specifications released by the Galapagos National Park. This is proofed by a scientific environemental impact study.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Type: Motor Catamaran
  • Category: First Class
  • Year: 2009
  • Construction: double-walled fiberglass hull; Botto Astilleros Y Marina, Guayaquil
  • Certification: Environemental Impact Study, Department of the Environment (Ecuador) and Galapagos National Park Administration.
  • Length: 30.97m / 101.60 feet
  • Beam: 11.20 m / 36.75 feet
  • Speed: 12 knots / 22.22 km/h / 13.81 mp/h
  • Capacity: up to 16 passengers
  • Crew: 8 crew members plus 1 hotel manager and 1 naturalist guide level III
  • Security: SOLAS / IMO Standard
  • Navigation: GPS, Radar, Radio, Compass, etc.
  • Engine: 2 x 345 PS/HP Caterpillar Diesel, 2 x 75 kw generators

THE YACHT

The Treasure of Galapagos offers eight suites and one master suite : •All spacious suites offer the luxury of a private balcony (balcony size: 1.9x1.2 meters / 6.2x3.9 feet) and a small lounge area and are designed for a maximum of two guests. Two suites with matrimonial beds (Queen Size) and six suites with twin beds are available. •The master suite offers a seperate living and sleeping area as well as two balconies and it is designed for a maximum of three guests, perfect for families. It offers one bedroom with a matrimonial bed (King Size) and a one additional twin sized sofa bed in the living room. •All suites are equipped with a private bathroom with a shower (hot water), toilet and basin. •Each suite offers an individually controlled air conditioning. •Closets, safe / security boxes and baggage room in all suites available

The Treasure of Galapagos Catamaran offers an extensive sun deck (shady and sunny areas) with a bar and a hot tub as well as small solarium areas on each deck. On the main deck you find the comfortable restaurant and lounge with bar. The lower deck comes with a meeting room with TV, DVD and a small library

ITINERARIES:

The mega catamaran Treasure of Galapagos offers 7 day and 5 day cruises("A" and "B"). 7 day cruises are available from Saturday to Friday ("C"). 5 day cruises are available from Friday to Tuesday tour "A" or Tuesday to Saturday tour "B". Please ask your travel agent which itinerary will be applying for the dates of your travel.

Itinerary A Friday to Tuesday (5 days / 4 nights):

  • FRIDAY: Santa Cruz Arrival - Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
  • SATURDAY: Sullivan Bay (Santiago Island) - Bartolome Island
  • SUNDAY: North Seymour Island - Mosquera Islet
  • MONDAY: South Plazas Island - Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal IslandIsland)
  • TUESDAY: Interpretation Center (San Cristobal Island) - San Cristobal AirportGran Natalia Motor Yacht - Galapagos Cruise

Itinerary B Tuesday to Saturday (5 days / 4 nights):

  • TUESDAY: Transfer in - San Cristobal airport - Cerro Colorado
  • WEDNESDAY: Gardner Bay - Punta Suarez (Española Island)
  • THURSDAY: Mirador de la Baroneza - Cormorant Point (Floreana Island)
  • FRIDAY: Santa Fe Island - Tortuga Bay (Santa Cruz Island)
  • SATURDAY: Highlands - Baltra airport (Santa Cruz Island)

Itinerary C Saturday to Friday (7 days / 6 nights):

  • SATURDAY: Baltra (Arrival) - Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
  • SUNDAY: Ballena Bay - Cerro Dragon (Santa Cruz Island)
  • MONDAY: Tintoreras - Humedales (Isabela Island)
  • TUESDAY: Punta Moreno - Bahia Urbina (Isabela Island)
  • WEDNESDAY: Punta Espinoza (Fernandina Island) - Caleta Tagus (Isabela Island)
  • THURSDAY: Puerto Egas (Santiago Island) - Rabida Island
  • FRIDAY: Bachas (Santa Cruz Island) – Baltra (Departure)


Rates include:

  • All meals
  • Transfers in the islands
  • All shore excursions with an English speaking naturalist guide

Not included:

  • US$100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • US$10 Transit Control Card
  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Bottled beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance