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View of Isabela From Fernandina
$4,045
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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
$4,045
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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
$1,945
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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
$2,745
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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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2017
EmbarksDays 
Nov 284Northern Islands
Nov 288North and South Islands
Dec 015Southern Islands
Dec 058Central Islands
Dec 124Northern Islands
Dec 128North and South Islands
Dec 155Southern Islands
2018
EmbarksDays 
Jan 028Central Islands
Jan 094Northern Islands
Jan 098North and South Islands
Jan 125Southern Islands
Jan 168Central Islands
Jan 234Northern Islands
Jan 238North and South Islands
Jan 265Southern Islands
Jan 308Central Islands
Feb 064Northern Islands
Feb 068North and South Islands
Feb 095Southern Islands
Feb 138Central Islands
Feb 208North and South Islands
Feb 204Northern Islands
Feb 235Southern Islands
Feb 278Central Islands
Mar 068North and South Islands
Mar 064Northern Islands
Mar 095Southern Islands
Mar 138Central Islands
Mar 208North and South Islands
Mar 204Northern Islands
Mar 235Southern Islands
Mar 278Central Islands
Apr 038North and South Islands
Apr 034Northern Islands
Apr 065Southern Islands
Apr 108Central Islands
Apr 178North and South Islands
Apr 174Northern Islands
Apr 205Southern Islands
Apr 248Central Islands
May 018North and South Islands
May 014Northern Islands
May 045Southern Islands
May 088Central Islands
May 158North and South Islands
May 154Northern Islands
May 185Southern Islands
May 228Central Islands
May 298North and South Islands
May 294Northern Islands
Jun 015Southern Islands
Jun 058Central Islands
Jun 124Northern Islands
Jun 128North and South Islands
Jun 155Southern Islands
Jun 198Central Islands
Jun 264Northern Islands
Jun 268North and South Islands
Jun 295Southern Islands
Jul 038Central Islands
Jul 104Northern Islands
Jul 108North and South Islands
Jul 135Southern Islands
Jul 178Central Islands
Jul 244Northern Islands
Jul 248North and South Islands
Jul 275Southern Islands
Jul 318Central Islands
Aug 074Northern Islands
Aug 078North and South Islands
Aug 105Southern Islands
Aug 148Central Islands
Aug 214Northern Islands
Aug 218North and South Islands
Aug 245Southern Islands
Aug 288Central Islands
Sep 044Northern Islands
Sep 048North and South Islands
Sep 075Southern Islands
Sep 118Central Islands
Sep 184Northern Islands
Sep 188North and South Islands
Sep 215Southern Islands
Sep 258Central Islands
Oct 028North and South Islands
Oct 024Northern Islands
Oct 055Southern Islands
Oct 098Central Islands
Oct 168North and South Islands
Oct 164Northern Islands
Oct 195Southern Islands
Oct 238Central Islands
Oct 308North and South Islands
Oct 304Northern Islands
Nov 025Southern Islands
Nov 068Central Islands
Nov 138North and South Islands
Nov 134Northern Islands
Nov 165Southern Islands
Nov 208Central Islands
Nov 278North and South Islands
Nov 274Northern Islands
Nov 305Southern Islands
Dec 048Central Islands
Dec 118North and South Islands
Dec 114Northern Islands
Dec 145Southern Islands
Dec 188Central Islands
Dec 258North and South Islands
Dec 254Northern Islands
Dec 285Southern Islands
2019
EmbarksDays 
Feb 118North and South Islands
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.
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