Galapagos Yacht comparison chart

Here’s a handy quick comparison of all the different vessels offering cruises in the Galapagos Islands. Now you can check which boats offer the best price and the best guide to passenger ratios. We’ve also included a column showing those that have a Smart Voyager certificate, plus other key information to help you decide which one is best for you.

$ = Small hire fee for snorkelling equipment.

*Guide ratios shown are based on the vessels being fully booked.

BoatBoat nameYacht typeNo of Pax8 Day cruise from £Guide ratioSingle cabinsFamily DeparturesKayaks availableSnorkel equipmentclasssmart Voyager
AnahiAnahiMotor catamaran16 £3,935pp 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht no
Archipell I & IIArchipell I Mid-range catamarans 16 £3,160pp 16:01 no no yes $ Superior yacht no
Archipell I & IIArchipell IIMid-range catamarans 16 £3,160pp 16:01 no no yes $ Superior yacht no
BeagleBeagle Motor sail yacht 14 £3,515pp 14:01 yes no yes yes Superior yacht yes
BelugaBeluga Motor yacht 16 £2,935pp 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht yes
Corals ICorals I Motor yacht 36 £2,665pp 12:01 no yes yes $ mid range yacht no
Corals IICorals II Motor yacht 20 £2,665pp 10:01 no yes yes $ mid range yacht no
CormorantCormorant Motor catamaran 16 £5,240pp 16:01 yes no yes yes Ultimate yacht yes
<a href=Eden Motor yacht 16 £2,355pp 16:01 no no no $ budget yacht no
EncantadaEncantada Motor sailing yacht 12 £1,800pp for 6 days* 12:01 no no yes $ budget yacht no
Eric & LettyEric & Letty Motor yacht 20 £3,460pp 10:01 no yes yes yes Superior yacht yes
EvolutionEvolution Expedition cruise ship 32 £3,500pp 16:01 no yes yes yes Ultimate yacht no
Galapagos OdysseyGalapagos Odyssey Motor yacht 16 £2,940pp for 6 days* 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht no
GalavenGalaven Motor yacht 20 £2,975pp 20:02 no no no yes mid range yacht no
GalaxyGalaxy Motor yacht 16 £3,350pp 16:01 no no yes yes mid range yacht no
Galaxy II EcoCataramanGalaxy II EcoCataraman Motor yacht 16 £3,655pp 16:01 no no yes yes mid range yacht no
GolondrinaGolondrina Motor yacht 14 £1,925pp 14:01 no no yes yes budget yacht no
GraceGrace Motor yacht 18 £4,120pp 09:01 no yes yes yes Ultimate yacht no
IntegrityIntegrity Motor yacht 16 £5,280pp 16:01 yes no yes yes Ultimate yacht no
MajesticMajestic Motor yacht 16 £3,785pp 16:01 yes no no yes Superior yacht no
La PintaLa Pinta Expedition cruise ship 48 £4,765pp for 7 days* 16:01 no yes yes yes Small cruise ship yes
Lonesome GeorgeLonesome GeorgeMotor and sail catamaran16£2,025pp16:01 no no no $ budget yacht no
Mary AnneMary Anne 3-masted sailing ship 16 £3,310pp 16:01 yes no yes yes Superior yacht yes
MillenniumMillennium Motor catamaran 16 £3,060pp 16:01 no no no yes mid range yacht no
MonserratMonserrat Motor yacht 20 £2,660pp 16:01 no no no $ mid range yacht yes
MV Galapagos LegendMV Galapagos Legend Expedition cruise ship 100 £2,745pp 14:01 no no yes $ large cruise ship no
MV Isabela IIMV Isabela II Small cruise ship 40 £3,675pp for 7 days* 14:01 no no yes yes Small cruise ship yes
MV Santa Cruz IIMV Santa Cruz II Cruise ship 90 £4,175pp for 6 days* 15:01 yes yes no yes large cruise ship yes
Natural ParadiseNatural Paradise Motor yacht 16£4,375pp16:01nononoyes Superior yachts no
Nemo INemo I Motor sail catamaran 14 £2,720pp 14:01 no no yes no mid range yacht no
nemoIINemo II Motor sail catamaran 12 £2,870pp 12:01 no no yes yes mid range yacht no
ocean-sprayOcean Spray Motor catamaran 16 £5,060pp 16:01 yes no yes yes Ultimate yacht no
OriginOrigin Motor yacht 20 £5,775pp 10:01 no yes yes yes Ultimate yacht no
PassionPassion Motor yacht 12 £4,840pp 12:01 no no yes yes Ultimate yacht no
PetrelPetrel Motor catamaran 16 £5,060pp 16:01 no no yes yes Ultimate yacht no
Reina SilviaReina Silvia Motor yacht 12 £3,565pp 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht no
SambaSamba Motor yacht with sails 14 £2,795pp 14:01 no no yes yes mid range yachts no
San JoseSan Jose Motor Yacht 16 £3,160pp 16:01 no no no no Superior yachts no
Sea Star JourneySea Star Journey Motor yacht 16 £4,265pp for 6 days* 16:01 no yes yes yes Ultimate yacht no
seaman-journeySeaman JourneyMotor catamaran 16 £4,360pp 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht no
Silversea – Silver GalapagosSilversea – Silver Galapagos Expedition cruise ship 100 £4,295pp 16:01 no no yes yes large cruise ship no
Tip Top II Motor catamaran 16 £3,915pp 16:01 no no yes yes Mid range yacht no
Tip Top IIITip Top III Motor yacht 16 £3,605pp 16:01 no no yes yes Mid range yacht no
Tip Top IVTip Top IVMotor yacht 16 £3,755pp 16:01 no no yes yes Mid range yacht no
Treasure of the GalapagosTreasure of the Galapagos Motor catamaran 16 £3,455pp for 7 days* 16:01 no no no yes Superior yacht no