Elite Luxury Catamaran 5*

Elite Galapagos Cruise, set to begin operations in Summer 2019, offers guests stunning panoramic views from open-plan decks that make the most of the incredible archipelago. Set out on fascinating journeys of discovery during the day and then take to the Sun Deck’s fresco dining area or the delightful Jacuzzi, surrounded on all sides by comfortable loungers. All Galapagos Elite Cruise cabins feature an ample private bathroom and contemporary design for your enjoyment. Highly-trained guides and staff will make this an unforgettable experience in terms of both learning and creature comforts.

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Power Motor Catamaran


37.5 mt / 123.03 ft


13.5 mt / 44.29 ft




9 + 1 Bilingual Naturalist II Galapagos Guide ( Spanish / English , IF NEED IT IN OTHER LANGUAGES , PLEASE LET US KNOW)


8 double cabins quaintly decorated await you: 4 located on the upper deck and 4 on the main deck

Snorkel equipment:

Included on board for the entire trip ( Mask , Tubbe , Fins ) Wetsuit available for rent per day USD 15 p.p.

Tour Code:


  • NET RATES  2023 – 2024
  • Full Itinerary 2023-2024


DAY 1 Saturday  AM Cristobal :  Arrival in Cristobal Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM Cristobal Island : David Rodriguez Breeding Center
DAY 2 Sunday AM Espanola Island : Suárez Point
PM Espanola Island : Gardner Bay & Osborn Islet
DAY 3 Monday AM Floreana Island : Cormorant Point & Champion Islet
PM Floreana : Post Office Bay & Baroness Observatory
DAY 4 Tuesday AM  Mosquera Islet : Mosquera
PM Transfer out for your flight back home


DAY 1 Tuesday  AM Baltra:  Arrival in Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM Santa Cruz : Charles Darwin Station
DAY 2 Wednesday AM Genovesa Island :  Prince Phillip’s Steps
PM Genovesa Island : Darwin Bay
DAY 3 Thursday AM Santiago Island : Espumilla Beach & Buccaneer Cove
PM Santiago Island: Egas Port
DAY 4 Friday AM Santa Cruz : Bachas Beach & Los Gemelos
PM Santa Cruz : Highlands
DAY 5 Saturday AM Cristobal Island : Kicker Rock
PM Transfer out for your flight back home


DAY 1 Saturday  AM Cristobal :  Arrival in Cristobal Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM Cristobal Island : El Junco Lagoon
DAY 2 Sunday AM Seymour  Island : North Seymour
PM Santa Cruz Island : Dragon Hill
DAY 3 Monday AM Isabela Island : Las Tintoreras & Sierra Negra Volcano
PM Isabela Island : Wetlands
DAY 4 Tuesday AM Isabela Island : Moreno Point
PM Isabela Island : Urbina Bay
DAY 5 Wednesday AM Fernandina Island : Espinosa Point
PM Isabela Island : Vicente Roca Point
DAY 6 Thursday AM Rabida Island
PM Bartholomew Island:  Pinnacle Rock
DAY 7 Friday AM Cristobal Island : Wicht Point
PM Cristobal Island : Isla Lobos
DAY 8 Saturday AM Cristobal Island : Interpretation Center
PM Transfer out , flight back home


DAY 1 Saturday  AM Cristobal :  Arrival in Cristobal Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM Cristobal Island : Jacinto Gordillo Breeding Center
DAY 2 Sunday AM Espanola Island : Suárez Point
PM Espanola Island : Gardner Bay & Osborn Islet
DAY 3 Monday AM Floreana Island : Cormorant Point & Champion Islet
PM Floreana : Post Office Bay & Baroness Observatory
DAY 4 Tuesday AM  Mosquera Islet : Mosquera
PM Santa Cruz : Charles Darwin Station
DAY 5 Wednesday AM Genovesa Island :  Prince Phillip’s Steps
PM Genovesa Island : Darwin Bay
DAY 6 Thursday AM Santiago Island : Espumilla Beach &  Buccaneer  Cove
PM Santiago Island: Egas Port
DAY 7 Friday AM Santa Cruz : Bachas Beach & Los Gemelos
PM Santa Cruz : Highlands
DAY 8 Saturday AM Cristobal Island : Kicker Rock
PM Transfer out , flight back home
NET RATES  2023 – 2024
Length (USD) (USD)
4 Days $ 4.900 $ 56.300
5 Days $ 5.700 $ 72.990
8 Days $ 7.800 $ 116.900
11 Days $ 10.800 $ 160.700
12 Days $ 11.800 $ 175.300
15 Days $ 14.700 $ 219.000



SAT AM San Cristobal Island: Arrival in San Cristobal Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM San Cristobal Island: El Junco Lagoon

The Junco lagoon, located about 700m above sea level, is one of the few permanent freshwater bodies in Galapagos. Frigate birds are often seen here washing the salt from their feathers as well as white-cheeked pintails and common gallinules. Its name comes from a type of plant that is common in this area called “junco”.

SUN AM North Seymour

Galapagos Sea Lions, Blue-footed Boobies, land iguanas and Magnificent Frigatebirds are abundant on North Seymour Island. The island was formed by a series of submarine lavas containing layers of sediment that were uplifted by tectonic activity. The island is characterized by its arid vegetation zone.

PM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill

Dragon Hill is one of the few visitor sites directly related to a conservation program of the Charles Darwin Foundation and the Galapagos National Park. The visitor site was opened in 1993 to provide an additional chance for observing land iguanas. The landing site at the rocky shore is a wonderful place for snorkeling.

MON AM Isabela Island: Las Tintoreras

The Tintoreras Islets, located a short distance from Puerto Villamil, is home to a great variety of wildlife. Its turquoise, crystalline waters are inhabited by white-tipped reef sharks, Galapagos penguins, marine turtles and sea lions. One of its beaches, surrounded by mangroves is one of the few sites where marine iguanas can reproduce successfully. A delightful place reached by a nice zodiac ride. “ Tintoreras “ are small islands in front of Puerto Villamil coast. There is Heron Lava on the lookout on mangrove Branch, and Galapagos Penguin and ses lion often pop out on shore. White – tipped reef sharks are fairly common in the Archipelago.

Isabela Island: Sierra Negra Volcano

The Sierra Negra Volcano boasts the largest basaltic caldera in Galapagos at 9 x 10km. The site offers impressive views and the opportunity to observe up to 7 species of finch and a rich display of vegetation. The north side of the caldera provides evidence of its most recent volcanic activity in 2005.

PM Isabela Island: Arnaldo Tupiza Tortoise Breeding Center

It’s where giant tortoises are reared on Isabela. It is located 1.5 kilometers from Pto. Villamil, this important center has a captive breeding program for tortoises from the populations of southern Isabela.

Isabela Island: The Wetlands

The Wetlands of Isabela Island are located just outside of Puerto Villamil. The Wetlands consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species such as common stilts, whimbrels, white-cheeked pintails, and gallinules. The Wetlands can be visited on foot via a path that winds through the swamps.

TUE AM Isabela Island: Moreno Point

Moreno Point is located near Elizabeth Bay on the west coast of Isabela Island. The plethora of birds seen during a dinghy ride along the striking rocky shores or a hike along path through lava rock leading to tide pools and mangroves create a birdwatcher’s delight. In the tide pools green sea turtles or white-tip sharks can be spotted.

PM Isabela Island: Urbina Bay

Urbina Bay is located at the base of Alcedo Volcano on the west coast, between Tagus Cove and Elizabeth Bay. This area experienced a major uplift in 1954, causing the land to rise over 16 feet. The coast expanded half a mile out, leaving marine life stranded on the new shore. This area is also a great place for snorkeling.

WED AM Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point

No foreign species have ever invaded Fernandina Island, and therefore it is one of the world’s most pristine island ecosystems. The volcano “La Cumbre” dominates the landspace with lava fields reaching the ocean. The island’s highlight features the flightless cormorant nesting site. This area provides a great opportunity to see the Galapagos hawk.

PM Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

Located on the northwestern coast of the island and comprised of two separate coves, this site is a large bay with spectacular sea life. Seahorses, sea turtles, and the strange yet fascinating mola-mola (sunfish) may be spotted here. This bay is great for diving and snorkeling.

THU AM Rabida

Rabida Island (Jervis) is one of the most colorful and volcanically varied islands in the archipelago and a great snorkeling site. Its famous red sandy beach and stunning lookouts provide wonderful landscapes. The island is a birdwatcher’s delight. Some of the rarest species are in abundance, such as nine varieties of finches, large-billed flycatchers, Galapagos hawks and brown pelicans.

PM Bartholomew Islands

Home of the famous Pinnacle Rock, Bartholomew consists of an extinct volcano with a variety of red, orange, black and even green volcanic formations. A trail of stairs leads to the summit of the volcano, boasting one of the best views of the islands. The beach is perfect for snorkeling and possible sightings of the Galapagos penguin.



AM San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock

This striking rock formation is located a couple hours off the western shore of San Cristobal. Jutting out of the water, the rocks stand vertically at hundreds of feet above the ocean divided by a small channel. Although there are no landing areas, kayaking and scuba diving allow visitors to spot a variety of marine life.

San Cristobal Island: Witch Hill

Located on the northern coast, this eroded hill and its surroundings present one of the most picturesque beaches in the Galapagos with its white powdery sand and the abundance of animals. Wildlife includes sea turtles, rays, and various types of Booby Birds. The clear water provides an excellent opportunity for enjoying swimming and snorkeling.

PM San Cristobal Island: David Rodriguez Breeding Center

Is a new visitor site in the northeast part of San Cristobal Island and can now be reached in roughly one hour by road from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. On the trees and shrubs surrounding the site, you may see land birds like warblers, finches and mockingbirds, and giant tortoises can be observed along the trail. They live there wild but in a protected area to assure their survival by sealing them off from introduced predators like pigs and goats. Once the tortoise perceives danger, it goes into its defensive stance retreating into its hard shell.

SAT AM San Cristobal Island: Gianni Arismendy Interpretation Center

The Gianni Arismendy Interpretation Center was opened in 1998 as a phase of the project Interpretation and Environment Education Project. Visitors enjoy expositions on natural history, human history, and conservation.

San Cristobal Island: Transfer to San Cristobal Airport


TUE AM Baltra: Arrival to Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach

Located on the north shore of Santa Cruz, Las Bachas is a swimming beach. One of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galapagos, a floating pier, can be seen here. You may see flamingos, Sally Lightfoot crabs, hermit crabs, black necked stilts, and whimbrels. Sea turtles also nest off the beach.

WED AM Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps

Is located in the southern part of Darwin Bay. There is a 1.5 km trail on volcanic rock and the trek can be done in about 2 hours. This is the youngest area of the island, from a geological point of view. The cliffs located in the south are composed of very fragile lava.

PM Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay

This white sand coral beach heads a half mile trail (0.75km) that winds through mangroves filled with land birds. Nazca boobies, red-footed boobies, and swallow-tailed gulls can be spotted here. Further down the path are tidal pools where sea lions swim playfully. At the end is a spectacular view from a cliff.

THU AM Santiago Island: Buccaneer Cove

Buccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago Island was once a refuge for British buccaneers. These pirates would anchor in the protected bay to make repairs and stock up on tortoise meat among other things. The steep cliffs, where hundreds of seabirds perch in front of the dark red sand beach, are a magnificent site.

Santiago Island: Espumilla Beach

Espumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot crabs. The crabs attract the hunting herons, performing the dance of predator and prey. With an abundance of marine life including octopi, moray eels, and sharks, snorkeling is highly recommended.

PM Santiago Island: Egas Port

Also known as James Bay, Egas Port is home to the curious Galapagos hawks and quick-footed Galapagos lava lizards. The trail leads to a coastline with gorgeous tide pools and grottos full of fauna. Here the Galapagos fur sea lions bathe in the sun. This is also a great snorkeling site.

FRI AM Santa Cruz Island: Fausto Llerena Breeding Center

The Fausto Llerena Tortoise Center, a long-term program run jointly by the Galapagos National Park Directorate and the Charles Darwin Foundation, began in 1965 to save the giant tortoise population on Pinzón.At the Tortoise Center, visitors can observe a variety of tortoises, including hatchlings, juveniles, and full-grown individuals

PM Santa Cruz Island: Highlands

Reached by bus from Puerto Ayora, the highlands of Santa Cruz are a deep green, contrasting beautifully with much of the dry, lower islands. The dominant vegetation in the highlands is the Scalesia trees, creating the lush green color. The lava tubes, over half a mile long, are underground and walking through them is a unique, surreal experience.

SAT AM San Cristobal Island: Lobos Island

The name of this island means Sea Lion Island This appropriately named island is ripe with noisy, frolicking, jolly sea lions who will welcome you to their home with open, well, fins. This island also offers great snorkeling opportunities as well as the chance to see Blue-footed and Nazca Boobies.

AM San Cristobal Island: Transfer to San Cristobal Airport



  • Christmas and New Year supplement 25%.
  • 10% off for groups from 6 people, it does not apply from Christmas, New Year departures and charters.
  • Children discount (under 12 years old): 20% from the rate.
  • We accept children from 6 years old.
  • Single Supplement 70 % from the rate.
  • Tickets must be issued by Guidecuador Travel
  • Rates are subject to change; we guarantee rate with previous deposit only

Cruises  itineraries are subject to change without previous notice; due to seasonal changes,

weather conditions or Galapagos National Park regulations.

Elite Luxury Catamaran 5* (Deck Plan)

Program includes

  • All shore excursions
  • All meals throughout cruise
  • All soft drinks and juices
  • Champagne reception
  • Complimentary fruit basket
  • Galapagos National Park Guide
  • Use of snorkeling gear and wetsuits

Not included in Program

  • Round-trip airfare Mainland Ecuador – Galapagos. ( We can assist you)
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee – $100.*
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card – $20.*
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal Expenses

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