The Beluga Galapagos Cruise vessel is a classically designed motor yacht, with elegant wood finishes and comfortable guest areas. You will feel at home on the Beluga, while enjoying the lounge areas or the sundeck. The crew is one of the most experienced in the Galapagos, ensuring the highest levels of safety and service.
This vessel often operates alongside its sister-ship the M/Y Cachalote Explorer, offering similar itineraries of 6-15 days. The itineraries offered on this Galapagos cruise vary from the standard, possible offering some of your key island preferences in shorter periods of time. Come explore the uniqueness of the Galapagos with us, in comfort and style!
Santiago Island: Espumilla BeachEspumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.
Santiago Island: Buccaneer CoveBuccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.
Bartholomew IslandBartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach.
Day 8 – North Seymour Island – Baltra DepartureAMNorth Seymour Island
North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.
Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.
Day 1 – Baltra Arrival – Highlands – Charles Darwin StationAMBaltra Arrival
Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.
Charles Darwin Station
Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.
Day 2 – Gardner Bay – Osborn Islet – Suarez PointAMGardner Bay
Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.
Española Island: Osborn IsletThis small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming.
Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.
Day 3 – Dragon Hill – Sullivan BayAMDragon Hill
Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.
Santiago Island: Sullivan BayThe lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.
Day 4 – Cerro Brujo – La Galapaguera – El Junco LagoonAMCerro Brujo
San Cristobal Island: Cerro BrujoA beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas.
San Cristobal Island: La GalapagueraLearn about the giant tortoise breeding programme established by the National Park.
PMEl Junco Lagoon
San Cristobal Island: El Junco LagoonA small crater within a large caldera of a volcano, is the only permanent freshwater lake in the Galapagos.
Day 5 – Darwin Bay – Prince Phillip StepsAMDarwin Bay
Genovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.
PMPrince Phillip Steps
Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.
Day 6 – Cormoran Point – Devils Crown – Post Office BayAMCormoran Point
Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.
Floreana Island: Devil´s CrownArguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil´s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish.
Post Office Bay
Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.
Day 7 – South Plaza – Santa Fe IslandAMSouth Plaza
South Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos.
PMSanta Fe Island
Santa Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.
Day 8 – Black Turtle Cove – Baltra DepartureAMBlack Turtle Cove
Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.
Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.
These are the standard prices for the Beluga Galapagos cruises. There may be promotional rates available for your prospective travel dates. Let us know your travel plans and we will give you the best quote possible. If you see a lower published price elsewhere, and you prefer to book with us, just let us know.
Rates Per Person – Based upon double occupancy
– Accommodation (sharing double cabins). – Meals. – Excursions led by a professional naturalist guide (English/Spanish). – Use of snorkel equipment. – Wetsuit. – Use of kayaks. – All transport between visitor sites and yacht. – Welcome cocktail.
– Air tickets to and from the Galapagos. Tickets have to be bought with -Enchanted Expeditions – US$50 dollars net surcharge per pax if not. – National Park fees (US$100 Subject to change). – Transit Control Card (US$20 Subject to change). – Bottled beverages on board. – Isabela Municipal dock fee (US$10 per person subject to change).
Contruction Year: 1994
Max speed: 12 Knots
Crew: 10 members (Captain, bilingual naturalist guide , cook, 2 engineers, barman, and 4 sailors).