Galapagos Islands Cruises
TRACING DARWINS FOOTSTEPS
The Silver Galapagos is a large cruise ship offering an exclusive experience at the islands – it is the only Galapagos cruise ship to offer accommodation only in suites (50 in total, various different types are available)!
On-board amenities include: library, lounge, Jacuzzi bar, sundeck, medical surgery, coffee station, games area and massage room. There are also daily lectures about the islands, as well as fun short workshops such as beginners Spanish / cocktail-making / chocolate-making. As you would expect from such a luxurious vessel the itinerary is an excellent combination of the western, southern and northern island highlights.
SILVER GALAPAGOS SPECIFICATIONS
- Length: 289 Feet
- Beam: 50 Feet
- Speed: 15 knots
- Crew: 70
- Level of guide: II or III, 1 guide per 16 passengers
- Capacity: 100 passengers
Snorkelling / Diving
- Snorkelling: Equipment available for rental: From $10 (4 days) to $20 (8 days). Wetsuits are also available from $15 to $25.
- Diving possible: No
- Number of cabins:
52 cabins including singles and deluxe suites, all with lower beds.
- Private bathroom: yes
- Air conditioning: yes
- Hot water: yes
- Sundeck: yes
SILVER GALAPAGOS CRUISE ITINERARIES 2013
|8 DAYS - ITINERARY A
||Baltra, Santiago: Sullivan Bay
||Bartolome, Santiago: Espumilla Beach
||Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca, Fernandina: Punta Espinosa
||Isabela: Tagus Cove, Elizabeth Bay
||Floreana: Post office bay, Punta Cormorant, Devils crown, Champion
||San Cristobal: Galapaguera, Cerro Colorado, Cerro Brujo
||Santa Cruz: Twin craters, Charles Darwin Station
||Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach, Baltra
|5 DAYS - ITINERARY B
||Baltra, Santa Cruz: Cerro Dragon
||Genovesa: Prince Philip steps, Darwin Bay
||North Seymour, Santa Cruz: Highlands & Punta Carrion
||San Cristobal: Punta Pitt, El Junco
||San Cristobal: interpretation centre, airport
|4 DAYS - ITINERARY C
||San Cristobal: Cerro Tijereta
||Española: Gardner Bay, Islets Gardener & Osborn, Punta Suarez
||Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station, Plazas
These Galapagos itineraries are valid as of 14th January 2012. They can also be combined into longer cruises. Please consult with our sales staff to check which itinerary runs for your Galapagos cruise date.
|2013 SILVER GALAPAGOS PRICES PER PERSON
|Renaissance balcony Suite
|Majestic balcony Suite
|Deluxe balcony Suite
Low season from: 8-14th Jan / 1st May – 15th June / 24th Nov – 15th Dec.
Additional fuel surcharges apply: $432 (5 days) / $674 (6 days) / $593 (8 days).
Silver Galapagos 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 CLIENT SILVER GALAPAGOS FEEDBACK
* 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.