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 £4,080pp 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht no
Archipell I & IIArchipell I Mid-range catamarans 16 £3,920pp 16:01 no no yes $ Superior yacht no
Celebrity XplorationCelebrity Xploration Motor catamaran 16 £5,170pp 16:01 no yes yes yes Ultimate yacht no
BeagleBeagle Motor sail yacht 14 £3,515pp 14:01 yes no yes yes Superior yacht yes
BelugaBeluga Motor yacht 16 £3,070pp 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht yes
CachaloteCachalote Schooner rigged yacht 16 £2,625pp 16:01 no no yes $ mid range yacht yes
Corals ICorals I Motor yacht 36 £2,985pp 12:01 no yes yes $ mid range yacht no
Corals IICorals II Motor yacht 20 £2,985pp 10:01 no yes yes $ mid range yacht no
CormorantCormorant Motor catamaran 16 £5,240pp 16:01 yes no yes yes Ultimate yacht yes
EclipseCelebrity Xperience Expedition cruise ship 48 £5,335pp 12:01 yes yes yes yes Small cruise ship yes
<a href=Eden Motor yacht 16 £2,560pp 16:01 no no no $ budget yacht no
EncantadaEncantada Motor sailing yacht 12 £1,960pp for 6 days* 12:01 no no yes $ budget yacht no
Eric & LettyEric & Letty Motor yacht 20 £3,600pp 10:01 no yes yes yes Superior yacht yes
EvolutionEvolution Expedition cruise ship 32 £3,700pp 16:01 no yes yes yes Ultimate yacht no
Galapagos OdysseyGalapagos Odyssey Motor yacht 16 £3,200pp for 6 days* 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht no
GalavenGalaven Motor yacht 20 £3,240pp 20:02 no no no yes mid range yacht no
GalaxyGalaxy Motor yacht 16 £3,435pp 16:01 no no yes yes mid range yacht no
Galaxy II EcoCataramanGalaxy II EcoCataraman Motor yacht 16 £3,755pp 16:01 no no yes yes mid range yacht no
GolondrinaGolondrina Motor yacht 14 £2,095pp 14:01 no no yes yes budget yacht no
GraceGrace Motor yacht 18 £4,360pp 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 £4,120pp 16:01 yes no no yes Superior yacht no
La PintaLa Pinta Expedition cruise ship 48 £4,965pp for 7 days* 16:01 no yes yes yes Small cruise ship yes
Lonesome GeorgeLonesome GeorgeMotor and sail catamaran16£2,200pp16:01 no no no $ budget yacht no
Mary AnneMary Anne 3-masted sailing ship 16 £4,185pp 16:01 yes no yes yes Superior yacht yes
MillenniumMillennium Motor catamaran 16 £3,330pp 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 £2,985pp 14:01 no no yes $ large cruise ship no
MV Isabela IIMV Isabela II Small cruise ship 40 £3,925pp for 7 days* 14:01 no no yes yes Small cruise ship yes
MV Santa Cruz IIMV Santa Cruz II Cruise ship 90 £3,390pp for 6 days* 15:01 yes yes no yes large cruise ship yes
Natural ParadiseNatural Paradise Motor yacht 16£4,440pp16:01nononoyes Superior yachts no
Nemo INemo I Motor sail catamaran 14 £2,880pp 14:01 no no yes no mid range yacht no
nemoIINemo II Motor sail catamaran 12 £3,120pp 12:01 no no yes yes mid range yacht no
ocean-sprayOcean Spray Motor catamaran 16 £5,240pp 16:01 yes no yes yes Ultimate yacht no
OriginOrigin Motor yacht 20 £6,000pp 10:01 no yes yes yes Ultimate yacht no
PassionPassion Motor yacht 12 £6,240pp 12:01 no no yes yes Ultimate yacht no
PetrelPetrel Motor catamaran 16 £5,505pp 16:01 no no yes yes Ultimate yacht no
Queen of GalapagosQueen of Galapagos Motor yacht 16 £4,090pp 16:01 no no no $ Ultimate yacht no
Reina SilviaReina Silvia Motor yacht 12 £3,720pp 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht no
SambaSamba Motor yacht with sails 14 £2,880pp 14:01 no no yes yes mid range yachts no
San JoseSan Jose Motor Yacht 16 £3,280pp 16:01 no no no no Superior yachts no
Sea Star JourneySea Star Journey Motor yacht 16 £4,400pp for 6 days* 16:01 no yes yes yes Ultimate yacht no
seaman-journeySeaman JourneyMotor catamaran 16 £4,560pp 16:01 no no yes yes Superior yacht no
Silversea – Silver GalapagosSilversea – Silver Galapagos Expedition cruise ship 100 £4,725pp 16:01 no no yes yes large cruise ship no
Tip Top II Motor catamaran 16 £3,445pp 16:01 no no yes yes Mid range yacht no
Tip Top IIITip Top III Motor yacht 16 £2,940pp 16:01 no no yes yes Mid range yacht no
Tip Top IVTip Top IVMotor yacht 16 £3,055pp 16:01 no no yes yes Mid range yacht no
Treasure of the GalapagosTreasure of the Galapagos Motor catamaran 16 £3,580pp for 7 days* 16:01 no no no yes Superior yacht no
Yolita IIYolita II Motor yacht 16 £2,920pp 16:01 no no no no Mid range yacht no