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View of Isabela From Fernandina

Central Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galaven I
  • View South Plaza Island's wildlife
  • Hike up the Sierra Negra Volcano
  • Snorkel with penguins at Tagus Cove
  • Discover the famous Pinnacle Rock
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day adventure does far more then cover the highlights of the central islands of the Galapagos - it gives you the opportunity to indulge in the picturesque beauty of the unique landscape, relax on the beach, do some exploratory snorkeling, and wander to the hidden center of the islands. Be …
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flamingos Floreana

North and South Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galaven I
  • Climb El Barranco's rocky path
  • Admire Sullivan Bay's beauty
  • Visit the Darwin Research Station
  • Spot Suarez Point's unique wildlife
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
The north and south islands of the Galapagos archipelago introduce travelers to sea lions, diverse vegetation, and once-in-a-lifetime snorkel opportunities. This 8-day cruise takes you through more then just the highlights of the north and south islands, allowing you the time to immerse yourself in …
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Sea lions on beach in Rabida

Northern Islands

4 Day Itinerary aboard Galaven I
  • Explore Black Turtle Cove
  • Enjoy the beach at Darwin Bay
  • Snorkel at Rabida Island
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This cruise guides you through the highlights of the Galapagos' northern islands on a 4-day cruise. Travel from North Seymour to Santa Cruz, experiencing wonders such as the red-sand beaches of Rabida and the gentle giant tortoises of the Charles Darwin Center. There are many amazing sites to …
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The iconic feet of a Blue-Footed Booby

Southern Islands

5 Day Itinerary aboard Galaven I
  • Lay eyes on a WWII floating pier
  • Enjoy Floreana's natural beauty
  • Observe Suarez Point's wildlife
  • Discover Gardner Bay
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover the Southern Galapagos Islands on a magical 5-day cruise. Starting at Baltra, explore El Chato Tortoise Reserveto observe giant tortoises in the wild during the dry season. Walk along the famous Dragon Hillleading to a picture-perfect beach and up a trail to the lagoon lookout where bright …
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Passengers: 20
Ship Type: Motor Yacht

Aboard this 88 ft. expedition vessel, you will enjoy comfort and class. While bigger than many of the yachts in the Galapagos, with occupancy for up to 20 passengers, the Galaven I still manages to provide that intimate atmosphere so important to a Galapagos experience. Between the three ample decks, there is plenty of space to relax and enjoy the quiet island ambience as you navigate through this gorgeous archipelago. The Main Deck features a dining room, bar, and lounge/library, and the Upper Deck is a great place to soak in the sun on the big deck chairs. 

On your daily excursions, your bilingual guide will accompany you as you snorkel, hike, and explore the pristine natural environment of the Islands. Then, at the end of the day you can look forward to great food and comfortable accommodations, each cabin complete with a private bathroom with hot water and air conditioning. 

Ship Specifications
- Year of construction: 2000
- Type: Mid-Range Expedition Vessel
- Length: 88 feet / 27 meters
- Beam: 22 feet / 7 meters
- Draft: 6 feet / 2 meters
- Gross Tonnage: 171 Tons
- Capacity: 20 passengers + 11 Crew members
Lower Cabin with bunk bed aboard the Galaven I
Lower Deck
Averaging 75 to 78 sq. ft. Four double cabins (twin beds) and three double cabins (1 double + 1 bunk beds). All cabins with private bathrooms, hot water, portholes, and air-conditioning.
Main Deck Cabin aboard the Galaven I
Main Deck
Averaging 100 sq. ft. Two matrimonial cabins (double bed). All cabins with private bathrooms, hot water, panoramic windows, and air-conditioning.
Upper Twin Cabin aboard the Galaven I
Upper Deck
Averaging 74 sq. ft. Two double cabins (twin beds). All cabins with private bathrooms, hot water, panoramic windows, and air-conditioning.
Galaven I Deck Plan
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