- Ship Highlights
- Passengers : 16
- Includes Isabela & Fernandina Islands
- Diving available
- Child discounts
Embark upon the spacious and comfortable motor yacht Beluga. The Beluga is a lovely, 110 foot, steel-hulled motor vessel. It is fully air-conditioned and accommodates 16 passengers in double staterooms, each with private bathroom and hot water shower. With panoramic windows in the salon and great deck space, the Beluga is a fantastic way to cruise the islands in speed and style.
Amenities on board the Beluga
Equipped with the most modern safety systems, the Beluga is fully air conditioned with spacious social areas with all the comforts and facilities of a superior first class motor yacht. Her 16 guests will enjoy the panoramic windows in the salon/ dining and the ample deck spaces.
Enjoy time on board in the spacious sundeck or relax in the shade of the top deck while cruising between the islands. Beluga’s friendly and professional crew will make sure to fulfill every need throughout your Galapagos journey.
Traveling aboard the Beluga ensures guests receive the most intimate Galapagos experience. The small yacht size allows her guests to gain access to all the best visitor sites, some of which are closed to the bigger cruise ships. Truly ‘up close and personal’ with nature and the rugged beauty of the islands: Leaning over the bow watching the dolphins riding the bow wave inches away; spotting that whale in the distance; anchoring in a quiet and secluded cove; strolling the beach amongst the sea lions and watching the boobies dive into the surf; a cruise aboard the Beluga truly is a unique opportunity.
The Beluga has a full well-trained and experienced crew of 7 who take very good care of their guests at all times aboard and ashore. The crew including a fully trained and licensed multi-lingual naturalist guide.
The Beluga accommodates 16 passengers in eight double cabins. Four cabins feature two lower berths, two cabins offer a matrimonial bed, and the additional two cabins can be converted to either two lower berths or one matrimonial bed. Cabin #1 has three beds two lower and one upper bed. Each cabin has their own private bathroom equipped with hot & cold water showers as well as its own security safe.
The Beluga has been awarded the "Smart Voyager Certification" for adhering to conservation standards. Beluga also complies with all international maritime regulations and is SOLAS certified.
- Capacity: 16 passengers
- Length: 110 ft.
- Beam: 23 ft.
- Engines: Twin Scania engines model DI12M ecologically friendly
- Generators: 3 generators: 1 Nissan 110 KW, 1 Perkins 60 kW and 1 Perkins 40 kW all for 110 and 220 A.C. 60 cycles
- Speed: 12 knots cruising
- Crew: Captain, multilingual naturalist guide, cook, machinist, barman and 4 sailors
- Water: 2 reverse osmosis water makers with capacity for 400 gallons / day each
- Equipment: Stabilizers, Marine radios, depth sounder up to 2000 mts., 48 mile radar, G.P.S., sewage treatment system, Flat screen TV with VHS video system. Fully air conditioned. Freezer and refrigeration.
- Safety Equipment: G.P.S., satellite tracking device, 2 tenders with outboards. 2 ten-man inflatable rubber rafts in fiberglass capsule, flotation rings, basic first aid kits.
|Eastern Islands||8||$3,630||Galapagos: Espanola, Genovesa, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Fe, Santiago, South Plaza Island|
|Islands Circumnavigation||15||$6,810||Galapagos: Bartolome, Espanola, Fernandina, Floreana, Genovesa, Isabela, North Seymour, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Fe, Santiago, South Plaza Island|
|Western Islands||8||$3,630||Galapagos: Bartolome, Fernandina, Floreana, Isabela, North Seymour, Santa Cruz Island|
Cabins all feature private bath facilities, en-suite safe, and a variety of bedding configurations to meet every guests needs.