Cormorant

capacity
16 guests
year built
2011
crew members
9 crew members
length
108 feet
beam
39 feet
draft
5 feet
cruising speed
14 knots

The 16-guest Galapagos Cormorant brings the best in catamaran design to the Galapagos Islands. Featuring large suites, spacious cabins, private balconies and the bonus of interconnected cabins for families and groups, the Cormorant is, much like her namesake, sleekly suited for Galapagos cruising.

Cormorant Review

AdventureSmith Explorations’ Cormorant review includes a detailed description of the small ship including deck plans and a photo gallery. Our small ship cruise experts have been aboard nearly every first-class vessel in the Galapagos Islands. Please read our Cormorant review below then contact our experts to compare the Cormorant with other small cruise ships, yachts and catamarans offering Galapagos cruises, including private Galapagos yacht charters.

Choose the Cormorant for her interconnected cabins, which offer the perfect setting for families wishing to cruise the Galapagos Islands in comfort and luxury. Her spacious decks, lounge area and private balconies afford easy relaxation for all guests traveling together. Well thought out, fresh meals also set the Cormorant apart from other small ships cruising the Galapagos.

Common Areas Aboard Cormorant

The renovated Sun Deck features a comfortable al fresco dining area, bar, lounge chairs and an eight-person Jacuzzi on the stern. The Main Deck is home to the dining room, lounge and library. Relax with a drink from the bar, browse the onboard library, enjoy onboard WiFi or use one of the ship’s laptops. All equipment aboard Cormorant meets or exceeds the international SOLAS standard; satellite phone is available.

Dining Aboard Cormorant

Meals are served in a single seating in the dining room that features panoramic windows and two tables that fit eight guests each. Some meals are served on the Sun Deck, depending on the weather and itinerary. Fresh juices, fruits, salads and desserts typically accompany each meal. Breakfast and lunch are buffet style while delicious and international dinners are plated.

Crew Aboard Cormorant

Crew and guides aboard Cormorant include the captain, a bilingual Galapagos National Park naturalist guide, a cruise manager and eight other crew members, including the first mate, second mate, chef, sous chef, engineer, assistant engineer, barman and housekeeper.

Activities Aboard Cormorant

Cormorant has snorkeling gear, an underwater camera and shorty wetsuits available for the duration of the cruise, as well as four kayaks for further exploring the Galapagos Islands off the ship. Daily excursions with naturalist guides include hikes to view points and on beaches. Beach towels are provided for use on the deck and on shore.

Cabins & Deck Plan Aboard Cormorant

Cormorant features eight cabins, all with private balconies, panoramic windows, sitting areas, private bathrooms, hot water and air-conditioning. Amenities in each cabin include plasma TV/DVD player, biodegradable AVEDA bathroom products, hair dryers and safety deposit box. Electrical outlets are 220/110v.