Galapagos Yacht Petrel
The Galapagos Yacht Petrel is the newest luxury ship in Galapagos. It offers a deluxe way to visit these magical islands. Named after a sea bird common to Galapagos, the Petrel is like its namesake: elegant, swift and silent at sea.
The best way to see the Galapagos Islands is on board a luxury cruise, and the newly built Petrel Galapagos luxury yacht is a proud addition to our Galapagos fleet. Guests travel in comfort to the different islands, where they have up-close encounters with blue-footed boobies, iguanas, giant tortoises, whales and more. The newest ship in Galapagos, the Petrel offers a deluxe way to visit these magical islands. Named after a sea bird common to Galapagos, the Galapagos Yacht Petrel is like its namesake: elegant, swift and silent at sea. A motorized catamaran, the Petrel is designed for comfort and stability and is outfitted with spacious cabins, a comfortable lounge, and Jacuzzi.
On the Galapagos Yacht Petrel, we emphasize the remarkable Natural History of Galapagos, selecting guides who are knowledgeable about biology and ecology in addition to having excellent language skills and client reviews. Estudio de Impacto Ambiental M/C Petrel (Spanish)
Key Features: Private balcony, Luxurious interiors, Ample social areas, Jacuzzi, Outstanding visitor sites, Stable hull, Sleek and swift.
VIP has carefully selected a variety of Galapagos itineraries featuring the finest ships and yachts in the archipelagos, providing you with a cruise in comfort and the best selection of wildlife activities available to explore the natural beauty and wonder of the Galapagos Islands. Activities you can enjoy during your Galapagos adventure include snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, beach combing and many more. You will also visit various islands and sites such as lava fields, island trails, giant tortoise reserves, the Darwin research center, marine sites and breeding farms.
Itineraries on Galapagos Yacht Petrel – 2016 & 2017
4 Day Itinerary – Deluxe Cabin $3,245 PP / Suite $3,500 PP
5 Day Itinerary – Deluxe Cabin $4375 PP / Suite $4715 PP
6 Day Itinerary “A”- Deluxe Cabin $5245 PP / Suite $5670 PP
6 Day Itinerary “B” – Deluxe Cabin $5245 PP / Suite $5670 PP
8 Day Itinerary “A” – Deluxe Cabin $6880 PP / Suite $7475 PP
8 Day Itinerary “B” – Deluxe Cabin $6880 PP / Suite $7475 PP
Year of construction: September 2015
Type: Power Motor Catamaran
Length: 115 ft (35 m), Beam: 41 ft (12.5 m), Draft: 5.4 ft (1,65 m)
Tonnage: 208 tons
Capacity: 16 passengers
Accommodation: Main Deck: 2 Suites 463ft² / 43m² 2 Double Staterooms 323 ft² / 30 m² , Upper Deck: 4 Double Staterooms 323 ft² / 30 m² 1 Single Staterooms 151 ft² / 14 m², Sun Deck: Jacuzzi (Please check with your Guide and Quality Control Manager for our Jaccuzi schedules.) *Cabin size includes balcony
Main engines: 2 x Yanmar Diesel Engines 400HP@1950rpm
Power generators: 2 x John Deere Genset 70kw@1800rpm Cruising speed: 10 knots Water maker: 2000 Gallons / day Exterior: GFRP (fiber reinforced polymer) Crew: Captain Bilingual Galapagos National Park Naturalist Guide Cruise Manager 8 other crew (First Mate, Second Mate, Chef, Sous Chef, Engineer, Assistant Engineer, Barman, Housekeeper)
Safety & Navigation: All equipment meets or exceeds the international SOLAS standard: 2x 20-man life raft Navtex 2 GPS Depth Sounder 2 naval radars Fire detection and prevention systems etc.
Available Gear: Kayaks Snorkeling Gear Wet Suits
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