Eclipse

“I would certainly recommend the Eclipse and a two week cruise for anyone who can afford the time (and money!) as you get to see everything there is to see.”

Jonathan Chishick

 

 

Celebrity Xperience

Prices from: £5,335pp for 8 days

Celebrity Xperience (formerly named Eclipse) is a medium size ship with generously proportioned accommodation, communal areas and a lovely observation and sun deck, ideal for relaxing between visits to the islands.

Celebrity Xperience has a great feeling of space and is a well equipped expedition ship, making her a popular choice for travellers to the Galapagos Islands. The cabins, all of which have en-suite bathrooms, have attractive wooden furniture and all have windows, making them light.

All indoor areas are air conditioned. The lounge has comfy seating and is a good place to unwind between excursions, leafing through a book from the library. You’ll have nightly briefings from the naturalist guides, looking forward to the next day’s visits. There’s an indoor dining room plus an area for al fresco dining. The deck areas are expansive and provide plenty of room for relaxation including a jacuzzi.

Celebrity Xperience Highlights

  • Accommodates 48 passengers
  • Fully air-conditioned accommodation throughout
  • Generous sun and observation deck
  • En-suite cabins spaced over 2 decks
  • Bilingual naturalist guide for every 12 passengers
  • Indoor and outdoor dining areas
  • Smart Voyager acreditation

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Itinerary A – 7 nights / 8 days

  1. SAT: Fly to Baltra. North Seymour
  2. SUN: South Plazas and Santa Fe
  3. MON: Floreana: Baroness Viewpoint, Post Office Bay, Punta Cormorant and Champion
  4. TUE: Isabela: Port Villamil – various activities and excursions
  5. WED: Isabela: Elizabeth Bay and Punta Moreno
  6. THU: Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station
  7. FRI: Espanola: Gardner Bay and Punta Suarez
  8. SAT: Mosquera. Depart Baltra

Itinerary B – 7 nights / 8 days

  1. SAT: Fly to Baltra. Black Turtle Cove
  2. SUN: Bartolome. Santiago: Puerto Egas
  3. MON: Isabela: Tagus Cove. Fernandina: Punta Espinosa
  4. TUE: Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca and Punta Albermarle
  5. WED: Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station and Highlands
  6. THU: Genovesa: El Barranco and Darwin Bay
  7. FRI: Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach and Cerro Dragon
  8. SAT: Depart Baltra
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Eclipse Deluxe-stateroom

Celebrity Xperience Deluxe-stateroom

There are 4 deluxe staterooms of 19.5 square metres on the boat deck (no.s 17-20), each with 2 windows and a minibar. 2 have an extra bed for triple accommodation. All are air conditioned and have private shower rooms with hot and cold running water, toiletries and bathrobes.

Eclipse Superior-stateroom

Celebrity Xperience Superior-stateroom

There are 8 superior staterooms on the boat deck (no.s 21-28), of 16 square metres, and with 1 window each. 2 of these are interconnecting rooms. All are air conditioned and have private shower rooms with hot and cold running water, toiletries and bathrobes.

Eclipse Stateroom

Celebrity Xperience Stateroom

There are 7 staterooms (no.s 3, 4, 5, 6 ,7 ,8 & 10) on the main deck, of 16 square metres, each with 3 portholes. 2 are interconnecting. All are air conditioned and have private shower rooms with hot and cold running water, toiletries and bathrobes.

There are 5 standard staterooms (no.s 9, 11, 12, 14 & 15) of 16 square metres on the main deck slightly closer to the engine rooms than the superior staterooms. They have 3 portholes. All are air conditioned and have private shower rooms with hot and cold running water, toiletries and bathrobes.

Eclipse Single-stateroom

Celebrity Xperience Single-stateroom

There are 2 single staterooms (no.s 1 & 2) at the bow on the main deck, of 10 square metres and with a single porthole each. All are air conditioned and have private shower rooms with hot and cold running water, toiletries and bathrobes.

 

 

Technical Specifications

Year of construction: 1982
Type: Expedition cruise ship
Capacity: 48 passengers
Accommodation: Main Deck: 7 cabins with double beds, 6 cabins with twin beds and 2 cabins with single beds; Boat Deck: 4 deluxe cabins with double beds, 3 superior cabins with double beds and 5 superior cabins with twin beds.
On Board: Dining room, bar and conference area with television, reproducer of DVD, chart games, library of books and DVDs.
Maximum speed: 11 knots
Crew: 31 + up to 4 guides

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