Galapagos
Islands
Saturday
Departures
Soft Adventure
Trip Style
First Class Cruise
Cruise Category

KEY FEATURES

  • The M/Y Passion Galapagos Cruise is a completely refurbished cruise.
  • Ideal for families and private charters.
  • The M/Y Passion Galapagos Cruise features VIP and Master suites.

Description:

Originally built as a private luxury yacht, the M/Y Passion has been completely refurbished while still retaining many of its original elegant features such as its rose-colored marble bathrooms and teak wood decks that make this vessel one of a kind.

The M/Y Passion, originally named Bellisima (“beautiful” in Italian), offers a sense of relaxed refinement and exclusivity, as the boat was never before used for tourism.

Ideal for families and private charters, the M/Y Passion is 159 feet (48.5 meters) in length and is spread over four decks. The yacht boasts an exceptional amount of space for only 12 passengers.

This exclusive vessel has ample social areas, a panoramic sky lounge and bar, separate dining room, wonderfully spacious sun decks for al fresco dining and a secluded sun deck with Jacuzzi for relaxation and privacy.

Technical Specifications 
Length LOA: 48.5 meters (159 feet)
Beam:  8.64 meters (28 feet)
Speed:  10 knots
Crew:  26; 3 multilingual nature guides and Medical Officer permanently on board
Capacity:  12 passengers
Rebuilt:  1989 (Dania Yatch Desing)
Electricity: 240 V – 50Hz 120V – 60 Hz


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8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS – EAST – SATURDAY TO SATURDAY

Saturday AM: Baltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM: Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.
Sunday AM: Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.
PM: Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.
Monday AM: Bartholomew Island Visit the Pinnacle Rock and the white-sand beach: the best area to get photos of Galápagos penguins.
PM: Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.
Tuesday AM: Rábida Island A bird-watcher’s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans.
PM: Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill A hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.
Wednesday AM: Santa Cruz Island: Highlands The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.
PM: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.
Thusday AM: South Plaza Island South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos.
PM: Santa Fe Island A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.
Friday AM: Española Island: Gardner Bay Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.
PM: Española Island: Suárez Point Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. 
Saturday AM: Santa Cruz Island: Puerto Ayora The economic centre of the Galápagos with many souvenir shops, bars, internet coffee, etc.
Baltra Airport.

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8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS – WEST– SATURDAY TO SATURDAY

Saturday AM: Baltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PM: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.
Sunday AM: Floreana Island: Cormorant Point Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. 
PM: Floreana Island: Devil’s Crown Arguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil’s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish.
PM: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.
Monday AM: This morning we will visit Floreana Island’s Black Beach, a point of substantial historical significance.
PM: SAILING / NAVIGATING.
Tuesday AM: Isabela Island: Moreno Point Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.
PM: Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay As enter you the bay, hawks can soar overhear and schools of fish can be seen swimming underneath.
Wednesday AM: Isabela Island: Urbina Bay Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you’ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef.
PM: Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.
Thusday AM: Isabela Island: Tagus Cove An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.
PM: Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells..
Friday AM: Santiago Island: Espumilla Beach Espumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.
PM: Santiago Island: Buccaneer Cove Buccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.
PM: Santiago Island: Puerto Egas Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.
Saturday AM: North Seymour Island Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.
San Cristobal Airport.

NOTE: Cruise Itinerary is subject to change due to Galapagos National Park dispositions or to circumstances  beyond our control (force majeure).

Above prices include:

Roundtrip airfare to / from Galapagos.
Programmed visits to the Islands with a certified naturalistic guide.

On board accommodations.
Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, wetsuit and flippers).
Kayak.

Soft drinks and all meals on board.

Galapagos National Park fee p/p.

 
Transportation to / from the airport in Galápagos
Transit Control Card p/p.

Above prices do not include:

Transfer to and from the airport (mainland Ecuador).
Alcoholic beverages.
A fuel surcharge may apply in case of a drastic increase in Ecuador’s fuel price.
Tips.

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