Our 6 night-route runs around the largest, seahorse-shaped island of Isabela, where nature seems to hunt for the greatest. Explore the virtually untouched western end of the Galapagos Islands, which has just been born out of fire. You are right on time for the first thrilling chapters of evolution! Uncover the mystery of how tough pioneer species make barren lava fields habitable; and approach bizarre outgrowths of adaptation as marine iguanas and flightless cormorants. It’s true that accessing this remote and isolated region demands longer navigation (mainly overnight), but our stable mega-catamaran enables you to witness ‘survival of the fittest’, without experiencing it.

Highlights


• Virgin Fernandina & isolated west-coast of Isabela make you an eye-witness of evolution.

• Fur seal groats & unique tidal channel with white-tip reef sharks & rays.

• Flightless cormorants, large marine iguanas and penguins near the equator.

• The archipelago’s largest concentration of American flamingo in bird-rich wetlands.

At Baltra Airport you will have to pay your Galapagos National Park entrance fee and your luggage will be inspected. The most memorable part of the Charles Darwin Research Station will probably be the successful breeding centre and its celebrity ‘Lonesome George’.
El Edén is a paradisiacal tuff cone islet, just off the west coast of Santa Cruz (between Whale Bay and Dragon Hill). Thanks to the successful breeding programme Dragon Hill is still populated by the largest wild population of Galapagos land iguanas on Santa Cruz.
This group of jagged rocky islets just off the coast of Puerto Villamil forms one of most stereotypical sites of the Galapagos. Sierra Negra is a large shield volcano at the south-eastern end of Isabela Island in the Galapagos that rises to an altitude of 1124m. The wetlands and brackish lagoons of Isabela are among the best places to spot aquatic, wading and shore birds.
Fresh, promising greens of pioneer vegetation contrast strongly with the dead, pitch-black lava flow that once reached the ocean at Moreno Point. On Isabela nature seems to hunt for the largest. The exceptional coastal plain at Urbina Bay attracts prehistoric giants in the wild, such as the largest land iguanas.
Westernmost Fernandina harbours one of the world’s most virgin, untouched ecosystems, and is another crown jewel of the Galapagos. Tagus Cove is a historical anchorage at the northern entrance of Bolivar Channel (between Isabela and Fernandina).
Puerto Egas is historical, and the favourite site on Santiago for wildlife lovers; and it’s even the best place in the archipelago to observe Galapagos fur seals, Upon landing at this remarkable red beach, you will usually be greeted by a large bachelor colony of Galapagos sea lions.
Strolling along its coastline, the blinding white Bachas Beach appears full of natural life. It is one of most important breeding sites for Pacific green turtles. Assisted by the naturalist guide and some crew members, the dinghy will bring you and your luggage to Baltra, where we will take the airport shuttle. Your guide will accompany you to the check-in counters in the departure hall. You will return home with stunning pictures and unforgettable lifelong memories!
All itineraries are subject to change

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$ 4895 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 4895 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 4895 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 4895 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 4895 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 4895 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

Cabin

$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

Cabin

$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

Cabin

$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

Cabin

$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

Cabin

$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

Cabin

$ 5195 USD pp
Cabin
All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5195 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

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$ 5645 USD pp
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All ample and bright cabins (20m²/ 215ft²) feature private facilities, air-conditioning, hair-dryer, bathrobes, balcony, and an indoor seating area with a small table.

Treasure of Galapagos

Vessel Type: Motor Catamaran

Passenger Capacity: 16

Lenght: 31.6 m

Built: 2009

Welcome to the Galapagos aboard our stable motor catamaran 

Our stable seaworthy catamaran is considered one of most intimate cruise options at present for the Galapagos Islands. It is the perfect choice if you appreciate private comfort or if you dread seasickness; whether travelling on your own or for your romantic getaway! The inviting ambience of your comfortable cabin with inspiring sea views, and a maximum number of only 16 international guests, may turn your naturalist cruise into a personal experience.

Bringing nature even more to life

Without doubt your on-board naturalist guide is the crucial pivot for your experience in the Galapagos. Being a first-class yacht, Treasure of Galapagos contracts only the best National Park certified guides (Class III or II). Our experts use their extensive experience to lead the excursions, to search and identify species and point out interesting details; besides taking care of your safety and compliance of indispensable conservation rules.

Above all our guides share their knowledge, love and respect for the Galapagos’ stunning ecosystem. Their inspiring explanations (in English and Spanish) and fascinating stories about animal behaviour, intriguing ecosystems and survival strategies can bring nature even more to life; not only in the field, but also during lectures or daily briefings aboard. Of course you can consult your guide for personal questions or just to share your curiosity.

Enjoy a more intimate nature experience

Small groups definitely make your nature and cruise experience more intimate and profound. Thanks to a maximum number of only 16 passengers aboard M/C Treasure of Galapagos, your naturalist guide can easily respond to different individual interests. You can also hear him/her loud and clear in the field.

Both our smaller inflatable dinghies (‘Zodiacs’ for only 8 passengers each) make boarding and disembarking our catamaran much faster, and increases your chances to spot wildlife during dinghy-rides. On larger expedition vessels different groups have to keep a certain distance, and lose flexibility and valuable excursion time on the islands.

Specially designed for First Class Galapagos cruising

This modern First Class yacht was built in 2009 and is well maintained (dry dock every second year).

It is equipped with two powerful engines that give a cruising speed of 9 knots (over 22 km/h; 13.5 mp/h). The crew’s quarters, kitchen and engines are hidden inside both hulls (Lower Deck).

 All this makes Treasure of Galapagos not too large to become impersonal, and not too small to feel trapped without comfort.

Leisure time in an inviting private ambience

Your impressive cabin resembles a floating hotel room with an ample bathroom, private balcony, sitting area, ample storing space, soft carpeting and regular beds.

This inviting private ambiance with inspiring sea views is an ideal place to withdraw for a while, after another impressive excursion (in contrary to common cramped and dark cabins with just a porthole and berths/bunk beds). You may easily forget the cosy living room and deck terraces with comfortable deck chairs and our hot tub!

Delicious food: to make your mouth water

Our professional cook and kitchen staff will treat you to a substantial breakfast, and mouth-watering warm lunches and dinners, all served in abundant buffet style.

The galley (kitchen) will keep surprising you with a varied menu of local and international dishes with at least two choices (usually fish, chicken or meat), rice/potatoes/pasta and various vegetables and salads.

Our food is healthy and delicious; special meals (vegetarian or other dietary requirements) are available upon previous request at no extra cost. Snacks and juices are served in-between meals.

Meanwhile our captain navigates safely to the next destination

Whilst carelessly enjoying the leisure ambience on-board, you can be rest assured that the captain and his competent crew continuously look after your safety on-board. They are always there to help you in and out safely when boarding and disembarking, or driving the inflatable dinghies (‘Zodiacs’) carefully.

Many zones of the Galapagos are near the end of the world and request self-sufficiency. As a matter of course all crew-members have first-aid knowledge.

Your naturalist guide and captain are trained to deal with eventual medical or other emergencies aboard. The bridge always maintains radio contact with the outside world.

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