The Islands of the Galapagos
Rating: Superior Tourist Price from: Â£2,705pp for 8 days
- Accommodates 16 passengers
- Air-conditioned outside cabins all with private bathrooms
- Pleasant indoor areas for dining and relaxation
- All day coffee station providing refreshments
- Bilingual naturalist guide
- Large sun deck with 360 degree views
Galaxy is a well equipped and comfortable motor yacht providing spacious accommodation for 16 passengers. She was constructed in 2007 and is beautifully finished with wooden floors and ceiling beams. All 9 cabins have a modern ensuite bathroom with hot and cold running water, outside window or porthole, air conditioning, safe and hair dryer. There are 3 cabins on each deck (lower, main and upper). Bottled water is provided in every cabin, and this can be topped up from the fresh water dispenser on board as required.
The communal areas of the yacht are well designed and include the dining room and bar area. The bar serves a range of soft and alcoholic drinks. The lounge has a selection of board games, books and DVDs. There is ample space for passengers to relax. Outside, there is a generous seating area on the upper deck plus the dedicated sundeck.
Galaxy has a crew of 9 and a bilingual (English-Spanish) naturalist guide, who accompanies all shore excursions. Passengers enjoy full days of wildlife exploration on a number of islands and also have opportunities for swimming and snorkelling with snorkelling gear being provided on board.
Operates: All year.
Class: Superior Tourist.
Specifications: Galaxy is a 114 foot motor yacht with a cruising speed of 12 knots.
Cabins: Galaxy has 9 double cabins, 3 on the lower deck, 3 on the main deck and 3 on the upper deck. All have outside views, telephone for on board communication, safe and private bathroom. Cabins are air conditioned. The maximum number of passenegrs is 16.
Facilities & Crew: Galaxy has a dining room, bar and lounge. There is a library, board games, TV and DVD player. She has a coffee station with coffee, various teas, herbal infusions and water. There is a good sized sundeck with sun loungers. There is a crew of 9 plus a naturalist guide.
Itineraries: Galaxy offers 4, 5, 6, 8, 10 and 11-day itineraries.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: The Galapagos Islands are not a malarial area.
Notes: Please note that on board payments must be made in cash. Credit cards are not accepted.
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1 reviews from
Geoff Roberts (02/05/2011)
"This was a great yacht with a lovely crew who were all helpful and welcoming at all times including the captain who mixed in with everyone."