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Aida Maria MOTOR BOAT

The Aida Maria yacht is a classic Standard Gringo boat - sleek, smart and comfortable. A very popular Galapagos cruise option with a good reputation. The Aida Maria offers a varied itinerary - running the complete loop to Isabela and Fernandina islands twice per month and a regular north/south loop twice too.

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AIDA MARIA SPECIFICATIONS

  • Length: 62.5ft , 19.53m
  • Beam: 17.2ft , 5.36m
  • Speed: 9 knots
  • Crew: 8 + guide
  • Level of guide: I, II or III
  • Capacity: 16

Snorkelling / Diving

  • Snorkelling: included
  • Diving possible: no

Accommodation

  • Number of cabins: 8 twin cabins (bunk beds)
  • Private bathroom: yes
  • Air conditioning:
    yes
  • Hot water: yes
  • Sundeck: yes
  • Other: Bar, lounge area, TV & VCR

AIDA MARIA GALAPAGOS CRUISE ITINERARIES 2014

4 DAYS "ITINERARY D"
THU Baltra, Santa Cruz Highlands
FRI Floreana: Post office Bay, Baroness Lookout, Punta Cormorant, Devils Crown
SAT Española: Punta Suarez, Gardner Bay, Islets Gardner & Osborn
SUN San Cristobal: Leon Dormido, Interpretation centre, Airport
5 DAYS"ITINERARY C"
SUN Baltra, Bachas
MON Genovesa: Darwin Bay, Barranco
TUE Bartolome, Sullivan Bay
WED Daphne, Black turtle cove, Cerro Dragon
THU Charles Darwin Centre, Baltra
6 DAYS "ITINERARY E"
THU Baltra, Santa Cruz Highlands
FRI Floreana: Post office Bay, Baroness Lookout, Punta Cormorant, Devils Crown
SAT Española: Punta Suarez, Gardner Bay, Islets Gardner & Osborn
SUN San Cristobal: Leon Dormido, Interpretation centre, Isla Lobos
MON Santa Fe, Plazas
TUE Charles Darwin station, Baltra
6 DAYS "ITINERARY F"
TUE Baltra Airport, Santa Cruz Highlands
WED Isabela: Humedales, Muro de lagrimas, Tortoise breeding centre
THU Isabela: Punta Moreno, Elizabeth Bay
FRI Isabela: Tagus Cove, Fernandina: Punta Espinosa, Punta Vicente Roca
SAT Santiago: Puerto Egas, Rabida
SUN North Seymour, Baltra airport
8 DAYS "ITINERARY A"
SUN Baltra, Bachas
MON Genovesa: Darwin Bay, Barranco
TUE Bartolome, Sullivan Bay
WED Daphne, Black turtle cove, Cerro Dragon
THU Charles Darwin Centre, Santa Cruz Highlands
FRI Floreana: Post office Bay, Baroness Lookout, Punta Cormorant, Devils Crown
SAT Española: Punta Suarez, Gardner Bay, Islets Gardner & Osborn
SUN San Cristobal: Leon Dormido, Interpretation centre, Airport
8 DAYS "ITINERARY B"
SUN San Cristobal: Isla Lobos
MON Santa Fe, Plazas
TUE Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin station, Highlands
WED Isabela: Humedales, Muro de lagrimas, Tortoise breeding centre
THU Isabela: Punta Moreno, Elizabeth Bay
FRI Isabela: Tagus Cove, Fernandina: Punta Espinosa, Punta Vicente Roca
SAT Santiago: Puerto Egas, Rabida
SUN North Seymour, Baltra airport

The 15-day Aida Maria itinerary is a combination of tours A and B.

Note: please consult with our sales staff before booking to be sure which itinerary your galapagos cruise will operate.

2014 AIDA MARIA PRICES PER PERSON
4 days $1200 Jan to Jun, $1260 Jul to December
5 days $1560 Jan to Jun, $1620 Jul to December
6 days $1800 Jan to Jun, $1860 Jul to December
8 days $2280 Jan to Jun, $2400 Jul to December
15 days $4380 Jan to Jun, $4560 Jul to December

Aida Maria Deck plan

Important Note: We are more than happy to request the cabin of your choice at time of booking - just let us know. But please be aware that but the final decision on cabin allocation is always in the hands of the yacht operator so Happy Gringo cannot be held responsible if the operator decides to allocate you to an alternative cabin.

PAST CLIENTS AIDA MARIA FEEDBACK

"The Aida Maria Galapagos cruise was good value for money ... we travelled as a family of 4 and it was perfect for us!" (Jo and Mike, UK)

"Great all round. Well organised, helpful, informative, clean. Everything aboard the Aida Maria was wonderful!" (Corey McIntyre, USA)
* Prices may increase if Galapagos yacht operators put prices up for certain popular dates (especially July / August)
or other Galapagos agencies sell their charter spaces to us at higher prices.

* All boat information is correct at time of publishing but subject to change by the yacht owner or Galapagos National Park authority.