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Below, Adventure Life's South America cruise experts have chosen the best small cruise ships and boats on the continent. Most cruises in South America are all about wildlife. The Galapagos Islands, the Amazon River Basin, and Antarctica are South America's top cruise destinations. The Galapagos Islands are accessed via Ecuador where you'll fly 600 miles into the Pacific and board small yachts and cruise ships viewing wildlife on dozens of tropical volcanic islands. While on the Amazon River and it's tributaries in Peru, Ecuador, & Brazil, nature lovers explore the world's largest, most biodiverse rain forest on luxurious river cruises. Cruise to Antartica on one of these hand picked small ships leaving from Ushuaia, Argentina or Punta Arenas, Chile. Contact our South America cruise specialists for trip planning help.
 
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Alya
$2,945
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Alya

New in 2017, the Alya catamaran offers luxury cruises to the Galapagos Islands. Accommodating just 16 passengers, the Alya boasts 9 spacious cabins with private facilities and a private balcony in each. Inside are the library, lounge, and dining areas, and outside guests can enjoy an ample sun deck and Jacuzzi.
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Beluga ship in the Galapagos
$3,460
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Beluga

The Beluga is a lovely, 110 foot, single steel-hulled motor yacht. It is fully air-conditioned and accommodates 16 passengers in double staterooms, each with private bathroom and hot water shower.
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Corals sailing together
$1,662
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Corals

These twin motor yachts will take you on an authentic Galapagos adventure in comfort and style. Panoramic windows, a sun deck, and a shadow deck allow you to experience the Islands in the most intimate way possible. Guests enjoy air- conditioned cabins with private bathrooms.
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Cruise in the Galapagos on the Cormorant ship
$3,245
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Cormorant

The Cormorant is one of the most luxurious catamarans to sail the islands and has a well-earned reputation for top-notch service and excellent itineraries that visit the best spots in the Galapagos Islands.
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Letty ship in the Galapagos
$4,500
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Eric & Letty

The upscale Galapagos yachts Eric and Letty are classic cruise boat options for cruising the Galapagos Islands in style and comfort. 20 guests on board visit the Islands in two small groups making these cruise options perfect for those who prefer small tour groups and a high proportion of guides to guests.
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Galapagos Legend
$1,662
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Galapagos Legend

With four decks, this cruise ship is one of the biggest boats in the Galapagos, offering plenty of amenities and features onboard, but still managing to balance that with a feeling of intimacy and proximity to the natural charms of the Islands. Guests enjoy a casual atmosphere, with only the highest standards of comfort and service.
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Galapagos Odyssey
$3,195
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Galapagos Odyssey

Cruise the Galapagos in style on the Galapagos Odyssey yacht. Carrying 16 lucky passengers, it has ample open space, 4 decks, a Jacuzzi, and an Al fresco dining area. Recently remodeled, it is an excellent option for any Galapagos cruise.
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Discover the Galapagos aboard the Galaven I
$1,945
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Galaven I

The 88-ft. Galaven I is a classic Galapagos expedition vessel, carrying 20 passengers in eleven well-appointed double cabins. Enjoy the ample social areas, large ocean view cabins and bilingual National Park guides on your cruise, along with a comfortable lounge, a panoramic sun deck, and a dining room and bar.
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Galaxy exterior
$1,951
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Galaxy

The Galaxy is a brand new 16 passenger motor yacht that cruises the Galapagos Islands. This yacht boasts beautiful woodwork, air conditioning and spacious cabins featuring exceptionally flexible cruises of 4, 6, 8, 10, 11 and 15-day itineraries touring the best of Galapagos.
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Galaxy II ship
$2,151
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Galaxy II

The beautiful Galaxy II is a new, eco-friendly Galapagos catamaran. Built in 2014, she provides leisurely excursions, optimal comfort, attentive guides, and upgraded, modern social areas. With capacity for just 16 passengers in 8 well-appointed cabins, this is an ideal vessel for your Galapagos cruise.
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Endemic
$3,390
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M/C Galapagos Endemic

Cruise the Galapagos Islands aboard the M/C Endemic, a glamorous catamaran that provides guests the style and comfort they need to have an adventure of a lifetime! The outer design is sleek, streamlined and attractive: the gentle curves of the hull and decks of the Endemic mimic the unique Galapagos ecosystem.
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The M/T Camila
$3,245
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M/T Camila

The M/Trimaran Camila offers the best performance and comfort for a Galapagos cruise. With an elegant design, the Camila carries 16 guests on luxurious Galapagos cruises of 4, 5 and 8.
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The Natural Paradise cruises the enchanted Galapagos Islands
$2,645
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Natural Paradise

The luxury yacht Natural Paradise was built in 2015 and customized to carry 16 adventurers in comfort and safety through the Galapagos Islands. Featuring a spacious sundeck and comfortable cabins, some with private balconies and panoramic windows, the Natural Paradise cruises smoothly into islands such as San Cristobal, Santa Cruz, and Santiago. 
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The Ocean Spray
$4,375
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Ocean Spray

Ocean Spray offers the best performance and comfort for a Galapagos cruise. With an elegant design, the Ocean Spray carries 16 guests on luxurious Galapagos cruises of 4, 6, 8 and 15-days.
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Petrel ship
$3,245
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Petrel

Travel in comfort aboard the newest ship to the Galapagos, the Petrel. Offering first-class luxury cruises, the 16-passenger motorized catamaran is outfitted with spacious cabins, a comfortable lounge, and Jacuzzi, and excellent guides with intimate knowledge of the natural history and wildlife of Galapagos.
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Reina Silvia
$4,845
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Reina Silvia

Introducing the Reina Silvia, "Queen of Galapagos yachts", a 90 ft. deluxe yacht customized to carry 16 adventurers in comfort and safety through the enchanting Galapagos Islands.
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Cruise the Galapagos on the San Jose ship
$1,950
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San Jose

The San José was built in the Galapagos exclusively for Galapagos cruising. This spacious yacht allows all its passengers to have a private bathroom and great ocean views, and is built to fulfill your expectations of comfort, safety and service while cruising the Galapagos Islands.
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Stunning sunsets aboard the Galapagos Sea Star Journey
$4,399
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Sea Star Journey

Combining luxury, privacy and comfort in the marvelous setting of the Galapagos Islands, the Sea Star Journey sails the Galapagos archipelago in style. Accommodating 16 passengers in spacious suite cabins, explore the Galapagos in comfort.
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Seaman Journey ship
$2,529
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Seaman Journey

The Seaman Journey is a first class catamaran offering luxurious cruises of the Galapagos. With superior comfort, style and stability, her 16 guests will enjoy the numerous on board amenities in addition to the exploration of these islands.
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Exterior image of the Anahi.
$2,720
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Anahi

Now known as the Journey I, this catamaran travels to the remote islands and features exciting activities. Guests will enjoy ample social areas both inside and out and well-furnished staterooms and suites. There is also a bar, lounge, and Jacuzzi for your relaxation whenever the ship is anchored.
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Archipell ship
$1,895
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Archipell I

Th3 16-passenger twin-hulled Archipell I catamaran combines comfort and space onboard for the optimal experience on its naturalist and diving cruises of the Galapagos Islands. Ocean view cabins with air conditioning, private bathrooms, and hot water couple with various social areas, including the dining room, lounge, and sundeck.
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Archipell ship
$1,895
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Archipell II

The twin sister boat of the Archipel I, this comfortable Galapagos catamaran offers 16 guests stability and comfort in its well appointed cabins and spacious social areas. A friendly crew, gourmet meals, and fun activities complement the luxurious suites, lounge, deck, and bar.
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Beagle ship
$4,190
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Beagle

All aboard for a truly unique Galapagos experience on this classic schooner. Designed especially for family or group travel, this teak-decked sailboat accommodates only 13 passengers, guaranteeing an intimate experience. All seven cabins have private bathrooms & air conditioning, and local & international cuisine is served either on deck or inside.
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National Geographic Endeavour II
$6,960
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Endeavour II

Comfortably accommodating 96 passengers, the National Geographic Endeavor II is a classic expedition vessel ideal for Galapagos exploration. Onboard areas include a global gallery of art, a gym, library, lounge and bar, and bridge. Zodiacs, a glass-bottom boat, snorkel gear, and kayaks are also available.
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