Galapagos Islands: Yacht Isabela II & Yacht La Pinta

Galapagos Islands: Yacht Isabela II & Yacht La Pinta

Price fromUSD$3,628

• Galapagos Islands • Charles Darwin Research Station • Island excursions • Wildlife viewing • Swimming • Snorkelling • Glass bottom boat excursion

Explore the Galapagos Islands sailing on a luxurious motor yacht. Board either the Yacht Isabela II or Yacht La Pinta, both designed for quality expedition style adventure in comfort. Small groups of no more than 12 guests are taken ashore twice daily by some of the best naturalist guides. Snorkeling equipment and wetsuits are provided on board allowing guests an insight to a wonderful world of marine life including large rays, colourful fish, marine iguanas, sea-lions and turtles. In the evenings, guides provide fascinating talks on natural history.

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Yacht Isabela II

With a capacity of just 40 guests, classic Yacht Isabela II offers a relaxed atmosphere while enjoying an unforgettable Galapagos expedition, where guests fully experience their sense of discovery and bonding with nature. Guests of Isabela II have the opportunity to explore the islands in small groups accompanied by an expert team of Naturalist Guides who will introduce guests to the unique wildlife, amazing geology and exploration of the underwater realm of the Galapagos Marine Reserve. More info is available at


5 Day Central Islands - Islands visited: Baltra, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, South Plaza, North Seymour, Bartolome, Santiago 5 Day Southern Islands - Islands visited: Baltra, Santa Cruz, Floreana, Espanola, San Cristobal 7 Day Northern Islands - Islands visited: San Cristobal, Genovesa, Santiago, Fernandina, Isabela, Rabida, Santa Cruz, Baltra

Yacht La Pinta

The 63 metre yacht La Pinta accommodates 48 guests and has been designed for the ultimate luxurious expedition adventure in the Galapagos Islands. A trip to the Galapagos Islands aboard La Pinta allows encounters with unique fauna, like the famous giant Galapagos tortoises in the wild, land and marine iguanas, flamingos, penguins, blue-footed boobies and the famous Darwin's finches.

After intense days of wildlife exploration, yacht La Pinta provides a haven of relaxation and tranquility with tastefully appointed accommodations and all the facilities for a stylish yet informal ambiance. Guests enjoy the Galapagos Marine Reserve the second largest in the world with various snorkeling and swimming outings along with chances for whale and dolphin watching during inter-island cruising

La Pinta guests will cover all aspects of the Galapagos: discovery, adventure, environmental interpretation, aquatic activities, relaxation, superb service and great dining. Naturalist Guides enhance their interpretative skills with the use of state-of-the-art-expedition equipment. Our staff embraces a spirit of adventure, while at the same time ensuring that you enjoy the very best in comfort and safety. More info is available at

5 Day Eastern Islands - Islands visited: Baltra, South Plaza, Santa Fe, San Cristobal, Espanola Santa Cruz 5 Day Northern Islands - Islands visited: Baltra, Santa Cruz, Chinese Hat Islet, Bartolome, Santiago, Genovesa, Baltra 7 Day Western Islands - Islands visited: Baltra, North Seymour, Isabela, Fernandina, Rabida, Santa Cruz and Floreana

• 4 or 6 nights aboard La Pinta or Yacht Isabela II • Personal meet & greet on arrival in the Galapagos Islands • Transfers & transportation • Island excursions and daily briefings with specialist guides • All meals on board and use of snorkeling equipment and wet-suits • Galapagos Transit Control Card

Pricing (per person) $USD


2019 (USD)

5 Star

1 Jan - 31 Dec

La Pinta - 2019

5 Day Eastern Islands - Thursdays (Alternative weeks)

5 Day Northern Islands - Mondays (Alternative weeks)

7 Day Western Islands - Fridays (Alternative weeks)

Isabella II - 2019

5 Day Central or Southern Islands

7 Day Northern Islands






















Yacht Isabela II 5 Day Central Islands - Alternate Mondays 5 Day Southern Islands - Alternate Fridays 7 Day Northern Islands - Alternate Tuesdays

Yacht La Pinta 5 Day Eastern Islands - Thursdays (selected dates) 5 Day Northern Islands - Mondays (selected dates) 7 Day Western Islands - Fridays (selected dates)

Longer cruises are available by combining two cruises back to back. Contact World Journeys for details and special prices.

Optional Drinks Packages

Unlimited Drinks Packages - Isabella II

Booking conditions

Flights to / from the Galapagos are not included in the cruise price. Fares start from approximately $580 return from the mainland of Ecuador if sold in conjunction with LATAM airlines. Galapagos Islands National Park fee of US$100 per person is payable on arrival. Surcharges apply for the Galapagos Cruises during Easter and Christmas. If travelling on a single basis we suggest you look at a cruises aboard either the Yacht La Pinta or the Santa Cruz II. Both offer lower single cabin prices than the Isabella II.

Other Galapagos Cruises

World Journeys work with many other Galapagos cruise companies and have a selection of other vessels ranging from 16 to 90 passengers offering itineraries between 4 and 15 days duration.

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Book September 2019 sailings by 30 August 2019 to enjoy free luxury hotel nights in Quito!

Book and pay your deposit by 30 August 2019 on departures in September 2019, and enjoy free nights at the luxury boutique Casa Gangotena hotel in Quito pre- or post-cruise: On 7-day cruises: enjoy 3 free hotel nights On 5-day cruises: enjoy 2 free hotel nights

This offer is subject to availability of both the cruise and the hotel rooms.

Step into the elegance and luxury of a bygone era at Casa Gangotena boutique hotel in Quito. Situated in the heart of Quito's Old Town, this beautifully and eclectically-appointed mansion sings with the history of the city. Whether it be the rooms, suites, restaurant, terrace or gardens, each is a space for you to unwind, discover and dream. Casa Gangotena hotel is a member of the Relais & Chateaux group of luxury hotels.