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Cruise the Galapagos on the Beagle ship
$5,150
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Eastern Islands

6 Day Itinerary aboard Celebrity Xploration
  • Visit the Tortoise Breeding Center
  • Watch sea lions on the beach
  • Explore a flamingo lagoon
  • Snorkel near Rabida Island
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy this 6-day cruise through the eastern islands of the Galapagos. Enjoy the unique green sand beaches of Cormorant Point, the flamingos of Floreana, and friendly interactions with playful sea lions. See gentle giant tortoises while hiking through the highlands of Santa Cruz. Overflowing with …
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sally lightfoot crab
$5,750
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Northern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Celebrity Xploration
  • Look for dolphins and orcas
  • Climb Prince Phillip's Steps
  • Observe a sea turtle nesting site
  • Enjoy the view of Darwin Lake
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience more than just the highlights of the Galapagos' northern islands on this 8-day adventure! Travel from beautiful Mosquera, to wildlife-rich Genovesa, snorkel around the famous Pinnacle Rock, and explore a multitude of destinations in between. Snorkel, kayak, and become acquainted with …
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Flamingos
$5,950
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Southern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Celebrity Xploration
  • View various marine species
  • Enjoy snorkeling at Cerro Brujo
  • Hike to Punta Suarez's "blowhole"
  • Visit the Tortoise Breeding Center
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This Galapagos cruise takes you to more than just the highlights of the southern islands, offering 8 days of exploration and adventure! Kayak and snorkel in crystalline waters, traverse picturesque volcanic landscapes, and observe fascinating native wildlife as you cruise through the beautiful …
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(Santiago)
$4,900
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Western Islands

6 Day Itinerary aboard Celebrity Xploration
  • Snorkel with sea turtles
  • Look for dolphins and orcas
  • Take a panga ride around Bartolome
  • Hike in Santiago
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on this exciting 6-day Galapagos tour of the wild west! Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. These islands are rich with an abundance of wildlife both in and out of the ocean including …
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2016
EmbarksDays 
Dec 108Northern Islands
Dec 106Western Islands
Dec 178Southern Islands
Dec 176Eastern Islands
Dec 248Northern Islands
Dec 246Western Islands
Dec 316Eastern Islands
Dec 318Southern Islands
2017
EmbarksDays 
Jan 078Southern Islands
Jan 148Northern Islands
Jan 218Southern Islands
Jan 288Northern Islands
Feb 048Southern Islands
Feb 118Northern Islands
Feb 188Southern Islands
Feb 258Northern Islands
Mar 048Southern Islands
Mar 118Northern Islands
Mar 188Southern Islands
Mar 258Northern Islands
Apr 018Southern Islands
Apr 088Northern Islands
Apr 158Southern Islands
Apr 228Northern Islands
Apr 298Southern Islands
May 068Northern Islands
May 138Southern Islands
May 208Northern Islands
May 278Southern Islands
Jun 038Northern Islands
Jun 108Southern Islands
Jun 178Northern Islands
Jun 248Southern Islands
Jul 018Northern Islands
Jul 088Southern Islands
Jul 158Northern Islands
Jul 228Southern Islands
Jul 298Northern Islands
Aug 058Southern Islands
Aug 128Northern Islands
Aug 198Southern Islands
Aug 268Northern Islands
Sep 028Southern Islands
Oct 218Northern Islands
Oct 288Southern Islands
Nov 048Northern Islands
Nov 118Southern Islands
Nov 188Northern Islands
Nov 258Southern Islands
Dec 028Northern Islands
Dec 098Southern Islands
Dec 168Northern Islands
Dec 238Southern Islands
Dec 308Northern Islands
Passengers: 16
Ship Type: Motor Yacht

The elegant catamaran Celebrity Xploration (formerly known as the Athala) is unrivaled in offering the generous, comfortable accommodation and amenities of a larger boat while still preserving the relaxed exclusivity of a smaller vessel. The Celebrity Xploration was specifically designed and built to cruise the Galapagos Islands in style. The elegant design provides more comfort, superior speed, excellent stability and meets all the latest safety standards. Guests aboard the Celebrity Xploration are sure to find the layout, furnishings, cuisine and professional crew to provide the most excellent of standards.

Accommodations on board the Celebrity Xploration
All cabins on board are deluxe, with well-appointed private en-suite bathroom facilities, water, air conditioning and wall to wall carpeting. All have ocean views with large portrait windows (not portholes). All cabins are a minimum 175 square feet and the main deck rooms have the additional luxury of a private balcony.

Dining Information
Guests will enjoy the varied menu onboard, including international and local cuisines, designed to accommodate a variety of dietary needs including vegetarians. Options are always present with at least one vegetarian option. Special needs are gladly accommodated.

For a typical day, breakfast and lunch are buffet style and dinner served a la carte. Light snacks, tea and coffee are served between meals. Meals are served in the dining area with the exception of some lunch buffets and barbecues that are served al fresco on the upper deck.

Water and sodas are complimentary to the passengers on board the Celebrity Xploration. There is a fully stocked bar on board offering a range of fine wines, cocktails, spirits and other alcoholic beverages.

Amenities on board the Celebrity Xploration
In addition to cabins, the main deck also boasts the elegant dining area and a separate comfortable lounge area complete with plasma TVs, lap tops (No internet service), DVD player, stereo and library.

The upper deck has a well-stocked bar, a Jacuzzi and a beautiful open teak deck area for relaxation, alfresco dining and barbecues. The huge sundeck is great for whale and dolphin watching or to simply relax and soak up the sun between island excursions. In the evenings there is no better place for star gazing.

Guests of Celebrity Xploration enjoy a crew of 10, including a dedicated Cruise Manager, plus an excellent Naturalist guide. The crew is friendly, full time, experienced and highly professional. The Naturalist guide is guaranteed to be bilingual (minimum fluent English and Spanish) and of the highest standard, providing an exceptional Galapagos experience, whether on or off the yacht.

Snorkeling equipment is complimentary. Wetsuits are available free of charge, but please request in advance.
Cruise the Galapagos on the Celebrity Xploration
Upper Deck
Four larger upper deck cabins without balconies. Twin or matrimonial beds and private baths.
Cruise the Galapagos on the Celebrity Xploration
Main Deck Balcony
Four main deck cabins with balconies. Twin or matrimonial beds and private baths.
Athala II deck plan.
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