Luxury Cruise

Imagine a magical world of soaring frigate birds, lumbering tortoises, frolicking sea lions, and sleek sharks. Imagine cruising through cerulean waters on a luxurious, intimate yacht with your significant other, family, or friends. Picture a deluxe cabin, spacious and inviting as warm sea breezes blow in gently from the balcony. The staff is courteous and professional, the naturalist guide is knowledgeable and friendly, and the chef somehow sends one masterpiece after another out of the kitchen. This is your dream. This is the Endemic luxury cruise inthe Galapagos.

The Endemic is not only one of the newest next-generation catamarans in the Enchanted Islands, but also the most luxurious. The outer design is sleek, streamlined, and attractive: the gentle curves of the hull and decks make the Endemic look like part of the unique Galapagos ecosystem.

The Galapagos Cruise Experience aboard the Endemic

Suites on a luxury catamaran like the Galapagos Endemic are typically much larger than cabins on older single-hulled yachts. Professional designers with shipboard experience designed ours for maximum comfort and elegance.

Each cabin has personalized air conditioning controls, a balcony, spacious private bathroom, and either a king-size bed or two twin-size beds. Naturally, each suite also boasts significant closet/drawer space and a writing desk and strongbox.

There’s no question that the engineers and designers who built our luxury catamaran for the Galapagos archipelago left nothing to chance. It is our privilege to provide our guests with the style and comfort of the Endemic, the finest vessel sailing in the Galapagos Islands! Book our luxury Galapagos Endemic cruise for your next vacation today.



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The Endemic

The Endemic is a new luxury catamaran designed and built to cruise the cerulean waters of the Galapagos Islands. With spacious cabins, sophisticated public areas, professional staff and unforgettable food, the Endemic is designed to be enjoyed by all travelers. We can also make special arrangements for travelers upon request.

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The Galapagos Endemic is a senior-friendly vessel that has relatively few stairs, cabins located on the most accessible deck, and public areas situated near the sleeping areas. Special accommodations, such as meals served in cabins, are possible. In some cases, special excursion options are available for those who do not wish to hike or swim.

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Families and kids are welcome on board the Galapagos Endemic cruise! Our staff and guides love kids and take special joy in showing them the wildlife and waters of the Galapagos Islands. Cabins with two beds are available, and there is a TV room with kids’ DVDs and Blu-rays on board for down time while cruising between islands and after dinner. Special kids’ meals can be prepared if you notify the chef in advance.

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Special Occasions

Will you be celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or other special events while on board the Endemic? Simply let us know ahead of time to prepare decorations, cakes, or special meals for the occasion.

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Private Yacht Charter

The Galapagos Endemic cruise can be chartered for groups of up to sixteen passengers for our regularly scheduled island visits (unfortunately our itineraries are assigned by the park and not subject to change). A charter trip is perfect for special occasions like family outings or perks for companies looking to reward hardworking employees or clients. If you are interested in chartering the Endemic, contact a sales representative to schedule your charter and arrange for any special materials you will need.

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Galapagos Excursions

Occasionally, the Endemic offers special excursions, such as tours led by professional wildlife photographers or historians. If you are interested in one of these excursions, contact your Golden Galapagos travel representative.


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