With over eighteen islands, taking one of over thirty-five Galapagos cruises is a great way to travel the Galapagos Islands.
Each vessel can accommodate anywhere from ten passengers on a yacht, to over a hundred on a luxury cruise ship. All of them operate as floating hotels with private cabins, bathrooms with hot water and dining facilities.
The experienced crews can take care of your needs while doing everything they can to ensure your safety. In addition, depending on the needs during your cruise around Galapagos, there are five classes of accommodations that range from economy to luxury for four, five or eight day cruises.
Adventure seekers with a smaller travel budget can choose an economy class Galapagos Cruise. It's a perfect choice for small groups or students. Each economy class boat accommodates ten to fifteen passengers and offers many of the same amenities that the luxury class cruises ships do but on a more modest scale. The smaller occupancy creates an intimate and personable stay; a small group of friends or family can feel like they are on their own private yacht. The best thing about an economy class Galapagos Islands cruise is that no matter what, all the passengers get the same view as what they would on a higher priced cruise ship. With 4, 5 or 8 days to cruise around the Galapagos, passengers can comfortably experience all the wonders of the island chain. Read More...
On one of the tourist class yachts, passengers can cruise the Galapagos in style. Each beautiful yacht has accommodations for ten to sixteen guests; another great option for small travel groups. Passengers can spread out on one of sundecks, in the dining areas, have a drink in a saloon, relax in an entertainment center or take a quick nap in their private air-conditioned cabin. Scuba diving and snorkeling equipment is also available on some of the Galapagos Island cruises including the Golondrina motor yacht. Beneath the water's surface there's an entire world of living creatures to see. When passengers aren't enjoying some of the comforts of the yachts or out snorkeling, an English speaking guide can help point out and explain all the fascinating sights that pass by.
The tourist superior class Galapagos cruises come in a wide array of unique seaworthy vessels. Travelers can select to be a passenger aboard a catamaran, historical yacht, sailboat or several other options. While cruising the Galapagos Islands on a 4, 5 or 8 day journey, passengers will get the opportunity to see the majority of the 18 islands. At the end of a day of sightseeing or snorkeling, there is time to eat culinary cuisine in one of the spacious dining rooms; watch a DVD or listen to music in an entertainment center; have a cup of coffee or a mixed beverage in a bar; or relax and socialize on a spacious upper-deck. When it's time for bed, guests can retreat down into one of their private cabins, fall asleep and dream about Galapagos turtles.
First class Galapagos Islands cruises are some of the most luxurious and memorable cruises to go on. Several first class vessels offer spacious honeymoon sweets, making it an ideal option for adventurous newlyweds and a Galapagos honeymoon. Take over 20 dive while diving the Galapagos at locations all over the island chain; watch your wedding videos on a flat screen plasma TV in an entertainment room; hop in an outdoor Jacuzzi and stare up at the stars; experience exotic food and drinks in one of the elegant bar and dining rooms -- all the while, taking in the wildlife and unique geological features around every turn for memories to last a lifetime.
Cruise the Galapagos like royalty by taking one of the eight luxury class cruises. This option is for those who desire the finer things in life; everything thing from the silverware in the spectacular fine dining rooms to the thread count of the linens on their queen sized bed. Guest on a luxury cruise of the Galapagos Islands can find the same amenities as they would on an international cruise liner. In between exploring the many islands and spotting all the exotic plant and animal species, passengers can partake in the many benefits a luxury class cruise has to offer. They can take a dip in the pool or Jacuzzi; eat cuisine or buffet prepared by professional chefs; or relax and watch the sunset in a solarium or catch some rays on one of the many sundecks of a 300ft cruise liner.
Take a sightseeing cruise if you want to observe all the plants and animals that are only found on and around the Galapagos archipelago. This type of cruise is also a great option if you want to see all the unique geological features created by the volcanic hot spot in which the islands are still being formed to this day. A cruise of this nature will give you the best vantage point to see all of these memorable attractions by sea and then by foot when the ship lets you off to explore the islands on your own.
A Galapagos Islands vacation doesn't have to be all about sightseeing; granted it would be impossible to avoid entirely. If you are looking for more adventure, we offer cruise packages that are customized for, scuba diving, fishing and surfing. Aboard The Aggressor, you can dive the Galapagos on an eight day cruise around the islands while doing over 15 dives. On another vessel, you can try your luck at hooking a dolphinfish, barracuda, marlin or tuna. If you're a surfer, there are breaks for all levels off the shores of San Cristobal.