Galapagos
Islands
Saturday & Wednesday
Departures
Soft Adventure
Trip Style
Luxury Cruise
Cruise Category

KEY FEATURES

  • The M/V Eclipse Galapagos Cruise is a luxury ship cruise
  • Spacious indoor and outdoor areas, with more outdoor space than any other boats of same size.
  • Family cruises that include special activities, programs and materials for children, as well as a child coordinator.
  • Excursions guided by certified naturalist guides (Level III).
  • Small groups with a maximum of 12 guests per naturalist guide, compared to 16 guests per guide on other boats.

M/V Eclipse Galapagos Cruise Description:

The Eclipse Galapagos cruise is an upscale expedition vessel that offers unparalleled levels of comfort and service. Large enough to travel the Pacific in comfort and safety, small enough to dock at remote ports and negotiate inter-island landings with agility, the Eclipse is the perfect size for an expedition-style adventure and the choice for travelers who prefer the intimate, comfortable atmosphere and polite service of a a larger cruise ship to a smaller boutique vessel. She features outstanding open-air spaces, comfortable cabins, and spectacular al fresco dining. Our 26 spacious staterooms accommodate up to 48 passengers – just half the number usually found on a ship this size. This means that passengers can enjoy the generous accommodation of a larger vessel, while preserving the atmosphere and exclusivity of a smaller yacht. Exploring with a small group of like-minded fellow travelers, guests can experience our unrivaled itineraries led by certified naturalist guides.

Suite Accommodations: The Eclipse Galapagos cruise offers accommodation in five cabin categories, all stylishly decorated and equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, and ocean-view windows or portholes. The spacious cabins have either a queen or twin bed arrangement, and all twin beds can be converted to king-size beds upon request. The well-appointed bathrooms include biodegradable toiletries, as well as the complimentary use of bathrobes. Cabins are serviced three times a day.

Departure Day: Departure dates for 4, 5 and 8 day cruises start on Saturdays and Wednesdays.

Entertainment Equipment: VHS, data projector, slide projector, computer, folding screen TV, audio equipment, microphone, white board, DVD and CD players.


1

8 Days - Española

SATURDAY – SATURDAY
SATURDAY Arrival by air to San Cristobal / Cerro Brujo
SUNDAY Bartolome Island / Puerto Egas
MONDAY Fernandina: Punta Espinoza / Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca
TUESDAY Seymour Norte / El Chato (Highlands), lava tunnels and wild giant tortoises
WEDNESDAY San Cristobal: Lobería or Islas Lobos or Tijeretas or El Junco and Interpretation Center / Ochoa Beach
THURSDAY Española: Punta Suarez / Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station & Puerto Ayora
FRIDAY Genovesa: El Barranco / Bahia Darwin
SATURDAY San Cristóbal: Lobería and San Cristóbal town / Departure from San Cristóbal

2

8 Days - Genovesa

WEDNESDAY – WEDNESDAY
WEDNESDAY San Cristóbal Airport Interpretation Center / Ochoa Beach, San Cristóbal Island
THURSDAY Española: Punta Suarez / Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station & Puerto Ayora
FRIDAY Genovesa: El Barranco / Bahia Darwin
SATURDAY San Cristóbal: Highlands and Galapaguera / Cerro Brujo
SUNDAY Bartolome Island / Puerto Egas
MONDAY Fernandina: Punta Espinoza / Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca
TUESDAY Seymour Norte / El Chato (Highlands), lava tunnels and Wild Gigant tortoises
WEDNESDAY Departure from San Cristóbal

3

4 Days - Genovesa

WEDNESDAY – SATURDAY
WEDNESDAY San Cristóbal Airport, Interpretation Center / Ochoa Beach
THURSDAY Española: Punta Suarez / Charles Darwin Station & Puerto Ayora
FRIDAY Genovesa: El Barranco / Bahia Darwin
SATURDAY San Cristóbal: Lobería and San Cristóbal Town / Departure from San Cristóbal

 

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

Above prices include:

 All shore excursions with English speaking guides.
 All meals while onboard.
 All soft drinks and juices onboard.
 Welcome cocktail.
 Complimentary use of snorkeling equipment.
 Complimentary use of 3 mm “shorty” wet suits.
 Complimentary one-time fully stocked minibar in Deluxe Staterooms only.
 Complimentary access to Satellite Internet in Deluxe Staterooms only.
 Sharing transfer between the airport in Baltra island and the dock upon arrival & departure on Saturday.
 Sharing transfer between Puerto Ayora and the airport in Baltra upon departure on Thursday.
 VIP lounge at the airport in Baltra island on outgoing flights.

Above prices do not include:

 Fuel Surcharge $260 net per person for 5 & 7 night cruises.
 Air tickets to and from the Galapagos Islands.
 Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee $100 per adult / $50 per child under 12 years.
 Tourist transit Card TCT $20 per person (adults and children)
 Guide and crew tips.
 Alcoholic beverages.
 Satellite Internet in social areas (except Deluxe Staterooms)

Low Season Rates: apply for January 03 & 10 departures and September 26 to December 12 sailings.
Short 3 & 4 night cruises: are offered for FIT on request only and are subject to availability at the time of booking; prices are available on request.
5 night cruises: can be operated only during our Española itinerary, 7 night cruises on both itineraries.

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

Prices apply for all 2015 itineraries
Prices are in US Dollars per person
Short 5 night cruises are subject to availability
During peak season Easter (March 28-April 04), Christmas (Dec 19-26) and New Year (Dec 26-Jan 02) short 5-night sailings are permitted, however 7-night gross prices REGULAR season plus a surcharge of $400 NET per person apply
Cruise prices, Air tickets, Fuel surcharge, National Park fee and TCT prices are subject to change without prior notice in the event of circumstances beyond our control
Private transfers from Puerto Ayora to the airport in Baltra are available at an extra cost:
1 Pax $145 pp / 2-3 Pax $85 pp / 4-7 Pax $55 pp / 8-14 Pax $35 net per person – please contact us
All air tickets for our cruises must be issued through the MV Eclipse ship.

CHILDREN POLICIES

On Family Departures children are accepted from the age of 4 years old onwards
On Non-Family Departures children are accepted from the age of 7 years old onwards
Children under 12 years sharing the cabin with an adult will benefit from 25% discount over the gross rates on all departures except Easter (March 28- April 04), Christmas (Dec 19-26) and New Year (Dec 26-Jan 02) cruises
Only one discount applies in our Deluxe triple cabins
Children booked in single cabin or in double cabin for single use pay the adult rate
Our Family cruises include additionally great children learning material, cabin decoration and a gift, special activities on board and during excursions with our Children Coordinator

PHOTO EXPEDITIONS

Photo Expedition cruises set for May 9th and March 22nd, apply a surcharge of $ 100 net per person.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS

Single Supplements are assessed as follows: 1.5 x the twin rate for Staterooms
2 x the twin rate for Superior and Deluxe Staterooms

TRIPLE OCCUPANCY

3rd person in Deluxe Stateroom (adult) is assessed at the current twin Stateroom cabin rate
3rd person in Deluxe Stateroom (child) is assessed at the current twin Stateroom cabin rate less child discount

Eclipse Galapagos Cruise
Eclipse Galapagos Cruise - Lounge
Eclipse Galapagos Cruise - Cabin
Eclipse Galapagos Cruise - Deck
Eclipse Galapagos Cruise - Dinning

Please be aware that the prices vary consistently due to promotions and Galapagos last minute deals, so in order to GET THE BEST PRICE for the dates you desire please fill out the request form below.
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