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Athala II - Genovesa Galapagos Cruise 8 day/7 night
The Athala II Genovesa itinerary cruises the Northern Galapagos Islands, visiting the Santiago, Isabela, Fernandina, Santa Cruz and Genovesa Galapagos Islands, in addition to top sites like Puerto Egas, Urbina Bay and the Charles Darwin Research Station. The 16-passenger Athala II provides a intimate small yacht atmosphere, comfortable accommodations, personalized service, a dedicated cr uise director and fabulous cuisine.

This Genovesa itinerary is one of two unique 8-day/7-night Galapagos Athala II itineraries. When combined consecutively these two 8-day cruises equal a 15-day/14-night all-encompassing Galapagos cruise with no repeated landing sites. There is also the option of excluding the last two cruise days of the Genovesa or Espanola itineraries to create 6-day/5-night shorter excursions ending with the Charles Darwin Research Station. The Genovesa cruise itinerary details are listed on this page. Click on the following links to view the alternative itineraries or to go back to the main page. Please contact our Galapagos cruise experts if you have any questions.

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read more The Athala II Genovesa itinerary cruises the Northern Galapagos Islands, visiting the Santiago, Isabela, Fernandina, Santa Cruz and Genovesa Galapagos Islands, in addition to top sites like Puerto Egas, Urbina Bay and the Charles Darwin Research Station. The 16-passenger Athala II provides a intimate small yacht atmosphere, comfortable accommodations, personalized service, a dedicated cruise director and fabulous cuisine.

This Genovesa itinerary is one of two unique 8-day/7-night Galapagos Athala II itineraries. When combined consecutively these two 8-day cruises equal a 15-day/14-night all-encompassing Galapagos cruise with no repeated landing sites. There is also the option of excluding the last two cruise days of the Genovesa or Espanola itineraries to create 6-day/5-night shorter excursions ending with the Charles Darwin Research Station. The Genovesa cruise itinerary details are listed on this page. Click on the following links to view the alternative itineraries or to go back to the main page. Please contact our Galapagos cruise experts if you have any questions.

Athala II - Espanola Galapagos Cruise 8 day/7 night
Athala II - Northwest Galapagos Cruise 6 day/5 night
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Las Islas Encantadas: Galapagos Aboard Athala II

Las Islas Encantadas: Galapagos Aboard Athala II

Read a travel journal from Emma's 8-day cruise in the Galapagos Islands aboard Athala II.
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Day 1 - SAT - Baltra to Mosquera Islet

Day 2 - SUN - Sullivan Bay (Santiago) & Bartolome

Day 3 - MON - Urbina Bay & Tagus Cove (Isabela)

Day 4 - TUE - Punta Espinoza (Fernandina) & Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela)

Day 5 - WED - Puerto Egas & Espumilla Beach (Santiago)

Day 6 - THR - Charles Darwin Station & Highlands (Santa Cruz)

Day 7 - FRI - El Barranco & Darwin Bay (Genovesa)

Day 8 - SAT - North Seymour & Disembark Baltra


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Day 1 - SAT - Baltra to Mosquera Islet

Arrive at the airport in Baltra and transfer to the dock for check-in. An introductory briefing & safety drill take place before lunch. This afternoon enjoy a panga ride to Mosquera Islet. This tiny islet is actually home to a huge population of sea lions and is also home to many shorebirds. While at Mosquera, keep your eyes peeled as there are occasional reports of dolphins and orcas. Once back on board enjoy a welcome cocktail and a delicious dinner.
ACCOMMODATIONS:
Athala II
MEALS:
lunch and dinner

Day 2 - SUN - Sullivan Bay (Santiago) & Bartolome

Spend the morning at Sullivan Bay which is known for its spectacular volcanic formations, relatively young pahoehoe lava flows and unique geological scenery. Due to Sullivan’s relatively recent volcanic activity, few plants have been able to take root here, much less be successful, so pay particular interest to the low-lying pioneer plant known locally as “mollugo” as well as the lava cactus.

After lunch head to Bartolome, a small island that has two visitor sites. At the first site, you can snorkel around Pinnacle Rock, where penguins are usually seen. Then, it’s back on board for a quick change of clothes followed by a short dinghy ride to a dry landing for a climb to the highest point on the island. On the way up, you will encounter different volcanic formations, including spatter and tuff cones, lava flow and lava tubes. From the summit you will have a wonderful view of Sullivan Bay. For those not interested in the hike, there is the option of a panga ride. Usual fauna and flora includes sea lions, pioneer plants, reef sharks, rays and colorful reef fish.
ACCOMMODATIONS:
Athala II
MEALS:
breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3 - MON - Urbina Bay & Tagus Cove (Isabela)

After breakfast explore Urbina Bay, located in Western Isabela, at the foot of Alcedo volcano. This is the spot where the Galapagos National Park began its successful eradication of goats on Isabela Island. After a wet landing on a beautiful black-sand beach, you may be able to observe sea turtle nesting sites. This area is also known for penguin and flightless cormorant sightings and is one of the best places to see Darwin’s finches as well as large land iguanas. Also, be on the lookout for Galapagos tortoises which like to feed within the site’s dense vegetation.

Next navigate to Tagus Cove, which was historically used as an anchoring place for pirates, buccaneers and whalers. Here you will see the names of hundreds of ships painted on the high ridges (a practice now forbidden). On the hike, the trail goes through an area of vegetation and the volcanic landscape of Darwin volcano. At the top of the trail, you will enjoy an incredible view of the whole cove and Darwin Lake. The activity is followed by kayaking or a panga ride, where you will have the opportunity to see a large number of blue-footed boobies perched on the ledges of the cliffs, as well as marine iguanas, penguins, brown pelicans, brown noddy terns and swallow-tailed gulls. While exploring the channel between Fernandina and Isabela Islands, dolphins and whales are sometimes encountered so be on the lookout!
ACCOMMODATIONS:
Athala II
MEALS:
breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 - TUE - Punta Espinoza (Fernandina) & Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela)

Begin today at Fernandina Island, one of the most pristine ecosystems in the entire world and also one of the most dynamic. La Cumbre Volcano last erupted in April 2009 and dominates the landscape, with lava fields stretching towards the ocean from its base. Punta Espinoza is a narrow piece of land where some of the most unique Galapagos species can be seen, including the flightless cormorant, Galapagos snakes, marine iguanas, penguins and the Galapagos hawk. Snorkel here or just take in the sights and sounds of the wildlife.

This afternoon spend time at Isabela Island's Punta Vicente Roca. This is a wonderful deep-water snorkeling site, where you can usually see turtles as well as all kinds of fish. For those who do not snorkel, a panga ride will give you the opportunity to study some of the Galapagos’ spectacular geological rock formations. Nazca boobies, pelicans, swallow-tailed gulls, marine iguanas, flightless cormorants and penguins are often seen in the area.
ACCOMMODATIONS:
Athala II
MEALS:
breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 - WED - Puerto Egas & Espumilla Beach (Santiago)

Begin this morning with a landing on a black beach with eroded rock formations in the background to enjoy hiking around Puerto Egas on the northwest side Santiago Island. The trail crosses the dry interior, where the remains of a salt mining enterprise can still be seen, and then continues along the coast. Tidal pools are home to a variety of invertebrate organisms, including sea urchins, octopus and starfish. You will also see marine iguanas, finches, oyster catchers and possibly the Galapagos Hawk. The trail leads to the Fur Sea Lion Grottos, one of the only places in the islands where these unique animals can be seen. After the walk, you will have time to swim or snorkel off the beach, where you will see sea lions, fish and maybe some turtles, rays and maybe some reef sharks.

Later tour the Espumilla Beach visitor site on the northern coast of Santiago Island in James Bay. This is a wet landing. The main attractions here are a Palo Santo forest, the beach and the landscape. The Palo Santo forest at Espumilla has some of the tallest specimens of the species in the entire archipelago. Also look out for the Galapagos Hawk as well as Darwin’s finches. The beach is an important site for nesting marine turtles.
ACCOMMODATIONS:
Athala II
MEALS:
breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6 - THR - Charles Darwin Station & Highlands (Santa Cruz)

On your visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station you will gain insight into the great efforts being made by scientists, guides, rangers and park managers to preserve this UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will see the famous Galapagos tortoises that are the islands’ namesake. After the visit drive by bus to the green highlands of Santa Cruz, where you will visit a tortoise reserve to search for giant tortoises in their natural surroundings. Arrive back on board for lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure.
ACCOMMODATIONS:
Athala II
MEALS:
breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7 - FRI - El Barranco & Darwin Bay (Genovesa)

Genovesa, or Tower Island, is the northernmost island that is allowed to be visited by naturalist (non-diving) cruises. This island is extremely remote and home to literally millions of birds belonging to many different species including the red-footed booby as well as frigates, swallow-tailed gulls and even endemic owls! There are two sites on Genovesa that are visited by the M/C Athala II. El Barranco, also known as Prince Phillip’s Steps, is a steep path with stairs carved into the rock, which leads to a plateau full of bird life among a Palo Santo forest. You will see Nazca boobies, Galapagos doves, mockingbirds and petrels. With some luck, you may spot a short-eared lava owl. Darwin Bay’s soft, coralline white sand is only the beginning of a spectacular excursion. A trail from the beach takes you into lush mangroves where red-footed boobies nest. Other locals include sea lions, swallow-tail gulls, frigates and more. Snorkeling is a must here as sharks, colorful reef fish, rays and sea turtles are common.
ACCOMMODATIONS:
Athala II
MEALS:
breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8 - SAT - North Seymour & Disembark Baltra

North Seymour may very well be the perfect way to say goodbye to the Galapagos Islands. Although the island is characterized by arid vegetation, fauna abounds and on a short hike you will soon find yourself surrounded by sea lions, blue-footed boobies, land iguanas, frigates and more. After the morning's tour, enjoy breakfast on board then transfer back to Baltra for flights back to mainland Ecuador.
ACCOMMODATIONS:
n/a
MEALS:
breakfast

Itinerary Notes

Use the itinerary as a guide only. Itineraries may be altered due to weather, wildlife, National Park regulation or at the captain's discretion. The ability to be flexible makes this type of small ship cruising unique.

Arrival & Departure

Most flights to the Galapagos will depart Quito or Guayaquil between 7:00am-9:00am on day 1 and return between 2:00pm-5:00pm on the final day. We highly recommend travelers arrive Ecuador 2 days prior to their Galapagos cruise.

Activities

There are numerous opportunities to swim, kayak and snorkel; no previous experience required. The underwater experience is an integral part of any Galapagos cruise. We encourage all travelers to try snorkeling. Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel, fins, floating vest and net bag), kayaks and shortie wet suits are provided on the Athala II. According to National Park regulations, kayaking is only permitted at certain sites with a maximum number of 8 passengers in 4 double kayaks.
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Start/End DateShipPrice per Person
1       Nov 01 - Nov 08, 2014Athala II$4950 - $5150View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $4950

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5150

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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2       Nov 15 - Nov 22, 2014Athala II$4950 - $5150View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $4950

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5150

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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3       Dec 13 - Dec 20, 2014Athala II$4950 - $5150View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $4950

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5150

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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4       Dec 27 - Jan 03, 2015Athala II$5600 - $5800View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5600

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5800

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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5       Jan 10 - Jan 17, 2015Athala II$5250 - $5500View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5250

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5500

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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6       Jan 24 - Jan 31, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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7       Feb 07 - Feb 14, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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8       Feb 21 - Feb 28, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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9       Mar 07 - Mar 14, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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10       Mar 21 - Mar 28, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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11       Apr 04 - Apr 11, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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12       Apr 18 - Apr 25, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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13       May 02 - May 09, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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14       May 16 - May 23, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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15       May 30 - Jun 06, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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16       Jun 13 - Jun 20, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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17       Jun 27 - Jul 04, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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18       Jul 11 - Jul 18, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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19       Jul 25 - Aug 01, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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20       Aug 08 - Aug 15, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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21       Aug 22 - Aug 29, 2015Athala II$5500 - $5750View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5500

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5750

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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22       Sep 05 - Sep 12, 2015Athala II$5250 - $5500View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5250

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5500

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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23       Oct 31 - Nov 07, 2015Athala II$5250 - $5500View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5250

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5500

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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24       Nov 14 - Nov 21, 2015Athala II$5250 - $5500View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5250

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5500

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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25       Nov 28 - Dec 05, 2015Athala II$5250 - $5500View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5250

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5500

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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26       Dec 12 - Dec 19, 2015Athala II$5250 - $5500View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5250

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $5500

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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27       Dec 26 - Jan 02, 2016Athala II$5900 - $6150View Details
Upper Deck

Upper Deck - $5900

Upper Deck cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 are approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These cabins can be interconnected which is perfect for friends or families. Upper deck staterooms are accessed by an exterior door and have immediate access to an exterior walkway and observation deck on the stern.
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Main Deck with Balcony

Main Deck with Balcony - $6150

Cabins 1, 2, 3 and 4 are located on main deck and feature a small covered balcony. Having a balcony is unique in the Galapagos Islands and these cabins stand out because of it. The interior portion of the room measures approximately 175 square feet and can be configured with two twin beds or a queen bed. These staterooms are accessed from an interior hallway on the main deck that provides immediate access to the dining room and lounge.
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Included

Accommodations aboard the Athala II; all shore excursions with English speaking guides; meals, soft drinks and juices on board; welcome cocktail; VIP lounge at Baltra airport on outbound flight from Galapagos; use of snorkel equipment; use of 3mm "shorty" wet suits; complimentary one-time fully stocked mini bar; shared transfers between Baltra airport and dock upon arrival and departure on Saturday or shared transfer between Puerto Ayora and the airport in Baltra upon departure on Thursday.

Exclusions

Fuel Surcharge $200 per passenger ($400pp for 14-night); International airfare; Airfare from mainland Ecuador; Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee (US $100 per adult, $50 for children under 12 years old, cash only); Galapagos National Institute Migration Control Card (US $10 per person); gratuities for guides, crew, drivers or local staff; alcoholic beverages; other personal expenses; medical services or insurance of any kind.

Room Configuration

Travelers can book a double room at 1.5x the double rate for Staterooms aboard Athala II. There are no triple cabins available.

Families & Children

Minimum child age is 7 years old. Children under 12 receive a discount of 25% (not available on holiday departures) if sharing a cabin with an adult. Families traveling with children under 12 can be accommodated in select cabins. These cabins have a sofa that can be converted into a comfortable bed. Children booked in double cabin for single use pay the adult rate.

Payment & Cancellation

A nonrefundable cruise deposit of $1,000 per person is required at the time of booking. A Reservation Form, which includes a release of liability, must be completed and signed by all travelers. Final payment is due 90 days prior to departure. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing. For cancellations received 60 days or less prior to departure, the full trip price will be applied as the cancellation penalty. Special holiday payment and cancellation terms apply; contact AdventureSmith for details.

Terms & Conditions

This trip is subject to AdventureSmith Explorations Terms and Conditions. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. A packing list and extensive pre-departure and travel insurance information is sent upon confirmation.

Travel Insurance

Protect your travel investment with insurance. Our partners at Travelex Insurance offer a variety of plans and policies to fit every trip and budget. You must purchase your travel insurance policy within 21 days of booking your trip for it to cover pre-existing medical conditions. Learn more about travel insurance or get a free quote.

Extended Itinerary Pricing

A 15-day Galapagos Athala II itinerary is available by combining the ship's 8-day itineraries. Contact AdventureSmith Explorations for pricing. If booking a 15-day cruise and one part is high season and the other is low season, then high-season rates will apply.
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Galapagos Cruise Package

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Most Galapagos cruise travelers will require pre- and post-cruise accommodations in Quito or Guayaquil, Ecuador. We have created this Galapagos Cruise Package to give travelers an easy, cost-effective way to book the most popular land package we offer.
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Athala II

Athala II

The 16-passenger Athala II provides a cozy, small yacht atmosphere. This motor catamaran was specifically designed and built to cruise the Galapagos.
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