A Galapagos luxury cruise features the best itineraries on a topnotch ship with premium guides, superior service, unrivaled cuisine and high crew-to-guest ratios.
Read on for notes on the luxury experience, Galapagos Islands luxury yachts, how to charter a Galapagos luxury boat (or book your group onto one) and the rewards of booking with AdventureSmith Explorations. Or head directly to our Galapagos luxury cruise listings.
The Galapagos Luxury Cruise Experience
The Galapagos is a bucket list destination that requires a lot of planning and travel—don’t under-do it. Our luxury selection of Galapagos cruises provides unrivaled ships and daily excursions to prime visitor sites with the best guides. Top-rated itineraries maximize opportunities to experience popular wildlife up close, including charismatic sea lions, otherworldly marine iguanas, giant tortoises, colorful red- and blue-footed booby birds or even the waved albatross.
Every cruise aboard a Galapagos luxury yacht offered by AdventureSmith also focuses on relaxing after full days of exploration. Return on board to inviting Jacuzzis, comfortable sun decks, chic lounges, well-provisioned bars, haute cuisine and comfortable beds.
Selecting a Galapagos Islands Luxury Yacht
A Galapagos luxury boat, be it a motor yacht, catamaran or small ship, features the best-appointed staterooms and cabins with exceptional ocean views. Many cabins are larger than other ships and come equipped with a private balcony.
Your experience aboard a luxury cruise in the Galapagos Islands is profoundly influenced by the ship you choose, and we offer a variety of options. Here are some of our recommendations for a Galapagos luxury boat:
- Popular & affordable: 16-guest catamaran Ocean Spray
- Relaxing with dual Jacuzzis: 16-guest catamaran Sea Star Journey
- Modern & high crew-to-guest ratio: 20-guest yacht Galapagos Infinity
- Conservation-minded: 14-guest yacht WildAid’s Passion
- Historic: 16-guest yacht Grace (once owned by Princess Grace of Monaco)
- Stable & historical feel: 32-guest yacht Evolution
- Educational: 48-guest expedition ship Islander
- Stylish: 20-guest sister yachts Origin, Theory & Evolve
Our experts can provide a personalized recommendation on the best Galapagos Islands luxury yacht for your needs. We look at factors like your group’s makeup, your activity preferences, your timing and the ship’s availability to determine your best Galapagos luxury yacht match.
Galapagos Luxury Cruise Charters & Groups
For an exclusive experience, charter a private Galapagos luxury boat. All our Galapagos luxury cruise ships are available for charter. Galapagos yacht charters offer a more intimate cruise experience, a customizable itinerary and even savings.
Charters of our Galapagos luxury cruises are ideal for groups of 12-100 passengers. For more tips on chartering a Galapagos luxury yacht, see our posts on How to Charter a Yacht in 7 Steps and How Much Does it Cost to Charter a Yacht.
Small groups can book onto a regularly scheduled Galapagos luxury cruise as well, and sometimes enjoy savings for booking as a group. Browse our selection of Galapagos cruise deals to learn about this and other ways to save on your luxury travel to Galapagos Islands.
Booking Your Galapagos Luxury Cruise
Your luxury trip Galapagos will be custom arranged by a dedicated Adventure Specialist with experience traveling in the Galapagos. We’ll handle all the arrangements, including permits, park fees, pre and post transfers to/from your Galapagos luxury yacht, hotels and domestic flights (learn more about flights in our How to Get to Galapagos primer).
Complement your luxury cruise in the Galapagos Islands with a trip extension to mainland Ecuador, Peru or the Amazon. Our crew’s custom travel planning provides a seamless and carefree trip that extends before and after your cruise.
Galapagos Luxury Cruise Listings
Below are our top choices for a luxury cruise in the Galapagos Islands. Consider these, alongside resources found in our Galapagos Cruising Guide, including the best time to visit Galapagos. Then contact us to get started planning an unforgettable adventure aboard a Galapagos luxury boat.