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Cruise Galapagos Islands on board the Queen of Galapagos catamaran

Queen of Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands blessed with exotic flora and fauna, are a mystique getaway, located in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Once you step on the soil, you will find yourself lost in the natural treasures that are hard to find in other parts of the world. The best example is the giant Galapagos tortoise

Queen of Galapagos catamaran for the ultimate wildlife cruise around the Islands

There is no practical way to explore the whole of Galapagos other than cruising around the archipelago in one of the luxury catamarans. It saves a lot of time besides making your travel a worthwhile. And as far as luxury is concerned, the Queen of Galapagos Catamaran would fulfill your wildest fantasies of exploring the islands in a royal way.  

Marked by ample open space, the yacht features eight fully air-conditioned luxury rooms (a double matrimony cabin and seven double cabins with a twin bed), each with an attached bathroom and enormous windows that provide a view of the vast Pacific Ocean. Each room is equipped with TV/DVD as well. There are also broad picture windows that let you have a remarkable view of this place while you are chilling out in the cabins.

The catamaran can accommodate up to 16 passengers, and the crew includes 7 members apart from a bilingual guide. In addition, the yacht features a grand dining room, covered back deck, sundeck, and wide social areas, where you would be served with world’s best cuisines.

The extremely powerful engine of 800 HP offers superior performance while also making it a quick trip. Though the size is rather large, the cruise helps in creating an intimate ambience. 

It also boasts of the most knowledgeable and experienced naturalist guides that lead you into this amazing land, offering lessons in biology, history, geology, and answering all the questions, that one has in mind. The yacht follows two eight-day-seven-night itineraries. 

The cruise is perfect for enjoying friends’ reunions, family vacations, private events, charters or for taking a scientific expedition. It is easily available for three, four and seven-nights of travel programs. The stability and the experience offered by the Queen of Galapagos Catamaran are simply unmatched. It combines high speed, comfort, stability with all the premium safety standards for an excellent vacation trip. 

This yacht makes the most graceful, grand, and stylish catamaran that cruises the remarkable islands. It helps you in taking an excursion, full of unique landscapes, wildlife, and indelible memories.

If you are in search of a great wildlife trip and need your creature comforts, Voyagers travel invites you to cruise Galapagos islands on this grand boat.

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Queen of Galapagos technical specification

Type: Motor Catamaran
Category: Luxury Class
Capacity: 16 passengers
Cabins: 8 luxury rooms
Speed: 9 knots
Length:    90 feet
Beam: 28 feet
Electricity: 110 V / 220 V.
Accommodations: 8 luxury cabins with a direct view to the ocean.
TV/DVD, private bathrooms, air conditioner and
hot water. Fully air conditioned social areas.
Covered Back Deck and Sun Deck. 7 crew members
plus a naturalistic dive master and dive master
assistant. All the safety equipment complies
with international coast guard regulations.

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Queen of Galapagos Itinerary

4-DAY ITINERARY (Friday through Monday)
Friday: AM: Baltra Airport
PM: Santa Cruz: The Highlands
Saturday: AM: North Seymour
PM: Bachas
Sunday: AM: Española: Sullivan’s Bay
PM: Española: Bartolome
Monday: AM: San Cristobal Island: The Interpretation Center
PM: San Cristobal Airport

5-DAY ITINERARY (Monday through Friday)
Monday: AM: San Cristobal Island
PM: Lobos Island
Thursday: AM: Plazas Island
PM: Santa Fe Island
Wednesday: AM: Española: Gardener’s Bay
PM: Española: Punta Suarez
Thursday: AM: Floreana: Punta Cormorant
PM: Floreana: Post Office Bay
Friday: AM: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Research Station
PM: Baltra Airport

8-DAY ITINERARY (Friday through Friday)
Friday: AM: Baltra Airport
PM: Santa Cruz: The Highlands
Saturday: AM: North Seymour
PM: Bachas
Sunday: AM: Española: Sullivan’s Bay
PM: Española: Bartolome
Monday: AM: San Cristobal Island:The Interpretation Center
PM: Lobos Island
Tuesday: AM: Plazas Island
PM: Santa Fe Island
Wednesday: AM: Española: Gardener’s Bay
PM: Española: Punta Suarez
Thursday: AM: Floreana: Punta Cormorant
PM: Floreana: Post Office Bay
Friday: AM: Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station
PM: Baltra Airport

8-DAY ITINERARY (Monday through Monday)
Monday: AM: San Cristobal Island
PM: Lobos Island
Tuesday: AM: Plazas Island
PM: Santa Fe Island
Wednesday: AM: Española: Gardner’s Bay
PM: Española: Punta Suarez
Thursday: AM: Floreana: Punta Cormorant
PM: Floreana: Post Office Bay
Friday: AM: Santa Cruz Island:Charles Darwin Station
PM: Santa Cruz: The Highlands
Saturday: AM: North Seymour
PM: Bachas Beach
Sunday: AM: Española: Sullivan’s Bay
PM: Española: Bartolome
Monday: AM: San Cristobal: The Interpretation Center
PM: San Cristobal Airport

*Note: Itineraries are subject to variations due to weather conditions or Galapagos National Park regulations. B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

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Galapagos Cruises - Queen of Galapagos Day By Day Itinerary

Sample cruise itinerary

Day 1
Friday: Mainland Ecuador - Baltra - Daphne Islets - Las Bachas

Fly from mainland Ecuador (Quito or Guayaquil) with airline TAME (EQ 193) arriving in Baltra at approximately 12:00 p.m. Your guide conducts you to the bus and after a short 5-kilometer ride to the pier, we board the Yacht without delay. As the crew weigh anchor, we greet you with our first orientation and offer of a light snack. After navigating around the Daphne Islets to observe some tropical bird species, we disembark on Playa de Las Bachas, a place where we can appreciate a Flamingo lagoon. During all walks, your guide will be explaining details about the lives of the birds and animals. Optional: time for those who would like to swim and/or snorkel in the evening, we have an orientation about the Galapagos Islands in general: their origin and evolution. Welcome cocktail with the entire crew, and dinner.
BLD

Day 2
Saturday: Tower Island
After breakfast, we make a dry landing on Bahía Darwin to walk and observe colonies of birds. Optional: time for those who would like to swim and/or snorkel. We come aboard for a delicious lunch. Later in the afternoon we take a dingy ride and make a dry landing on Barranco, then walk and observe the interesting lives of the birds here. Dinner on the Yacht, and then our orientation about conservation efforts is made to protect the Islands.
BLD

Day 3
Sunday: Puerto Egas - Bartolome
After a delicious breakfast, we make an early wet landing to visit Puerto Egas and walk to grottos where Fur seals live in colonies. Again, we will be observing marine and land birds as we walk. Return to the Yacht for a delicious midday meal. In the afternoon the Yacht sails to the island of Bartolome. At about three in the afternoon we make a dry landing and walk to the top of the island, and return for a dingy ride around the Tower to observe Galapagos penguins. Optional: time for those who would like to swim and/or snorkel. We return to the Yacht for dinner and our nightly orientation about what we have seen and will see the following day.
BLD

Day 4
Monday: Santa Cruz Island - Higlands - Charles Darwin Research Station
They disembark, board a bus, which takes us to the highlands of Santa Cruz Island for a visit to the native forests, and twin craters. Return to the port for a walk through the little town to appreciate various handicrafts. We return to the Yacht for lunch. In the afternoon we land at the pier of the National Park, for a visit to the Charles Darwin Station and its interpretive center. Dinner. Optional: you may visit the town again at night for dancing and entertainment.
BLD

Day 5
Tuesday: Plaza Sur - Santa Fe Island
After breakfast we make a dry landing on the pier of the Island of Plaza Sur, where we can enjoy the antics of the sea lions. A walk through a cactus forest allows us to observe land iguanas and a great many species of tropical birds. Return to the Yacht for lunch and sail to Santa Fe Island. At 3:00 p.m. we make a wet landing on the Island to visit the cactus forest and a colony of land iguanas native to Santa Fe. At the end of the afternoon, we return to the Yacht for dinner and our nightly orientation.
BLD

Day 6
Wednesday: Española Island
After breakfast, we make an early wet landing in Gardner Bay for a walk on the beach here. We then take a dingy ride around the islets of Gardner and Tortuga. Optional: time for those who would like to swim and/or snorkel. Return to the Yacht and sail to Punta Suarez; lunch being served as we travel. In the afternoon we make a dry landing and walk along lava beds where we will observe unique colonies of marine birds, including Albatross (May - December). Return to the Yacht for dinner and our nightly orientation.
BLD

Day 7
Thursday: Floreana Island

After breakfast, we make an early wet landing on Point Cormorant and take a short walk to the Flamingo Lagoon of this island. We then continue the walk until we reach the beach called "La Picona" to see marine turtles and their spawning grounds. We return to Point Cormorant for a dinghy ride, and snorkeling for those who wish it. Lunch aboard the Yacht. Sail to Mailbox Bay, and a visit to this, the oldest postal system in the world. Return to the Yacht for dinner and our last nightly orientation, which will be about important historical figures in the history of the Islands.
BLD

Day 8
Friday: North Seymour - Baltra - Mainland Ecuador
After breakfast we make a dry landing for a walk along the coast and the interior of North Seymour Island, observing colonies of birds, marine iguanas, and sea lions. Return to the Yacht and sail to Baltra. We receive instructions and enjoy a farewell cocktail and snack before disembarking on the pier at 11:00. Your guide accompanies you on the bus ride directly to the airport.
B

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Queen of Galapagos deck plan


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Queen of Galapagos Cruise rates 2016

Low Season

DESCRIPTION Upper twin or matrimonial Suite matrimonial
4D/3N 3149 USD 3649 USD
5D/4N 3349 USD 3849 USD
8D/7N 4999 USD 5499 USD

Middle Season

DESCRIPTION Upper twin or matrimonial Suite matrimonial
4D/3N 3249 USD 3749 USD
5D/4N 3449 USD 3949 USD
8D/7N 5099 USD 5599 USD

High Season

DESCRIPTION Upper twin or matrimonial Suite matrimonial
4D/3N 3349 USD 3849 USD
5D/4N 3549 USD 4049 USD
8D/7N 5199 USD 5699 USD


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