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queen of the galapaagos - cabins - catamaran with sixteen passengers cruising in the Galapagos Islands

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Queen of the Galapagos - Catamaran Yacht

The Queen of the Galapagos is a sixteen passenger catamaran that offers three, four and seven cruises in the Galapagos Islands

Ship Profile - Queen of the Galapagos

Those who travel and cruise in  the Galapagos Islands know, that for comfort
and elegant luxury,  the Queen of the Galapagos carries the competition hands down.  

Designed as a sixteen passenger catamaran,  this yacht provides the perfect
Opportunity for a family,  a couple, or a small group to truly experience the
Galapagos Islands in a small boat setting.  Available for a naturalist cruise in 
the Galapagos Islands, or also as a charter  This catamaran offers three, four or
night itineraries.  See the itinerary schedule below. 

The cabins onboard are spacious, approximately 250 square feet each, as well as spacious, wide-open public areas and dining hall.  Each cabin features air conditioning and large floor to ceiling windows that offer an unequaled view of the islands passing by.  With a powerful 800 horse power engine,  the Queen of the Galapagos conquers the distances between islands with ease, grace and stability.

The cabins onboard range from a large deluxe suite (called the owners suite, to
seven double cabins with twin beds.  The private bathrooms include a hot tub style / jacuzzi style bathtub in each cabin.  The public spaces offer lots of room to relax, research your travel itinerary, or view the Galapagos Islands from the
observation deck.  Darwin never had it so good.

The ship crew numbers eight and includes a naturalist guide - certification
Level III. This naturalist guide is trained in the Galapagos Islands and will be
your guide for two excursions per day to the islands, and including lectures
and scientific analysis of the islands – one of the most unique ecological areas
on the planet.   See the daily itinerary below:

Ship Type: Motor Sailer Catamaran Category: Luxury Class
Ship Length: 93 feet Capacity: 16 Passengers
Ship Width: 28 feet Speed in knots: 9 knots
Equipment: 16 mile Raytheon radar, GPS Satellite navigator, Radar Furuno - Radar Furuno FR-2125, with Navtrac GPS, Shipmate Sat. Navigator, , Giro Compass -  Anschuts, fire alarm, FR-1510 -  Mark III, Raytheon Radio, Satellite. phone Trane. Echo sounder -  Simrad and safety equipment that meets or exceeds US Coast Guard standards.
Crew: 7 crew members plus 1 bilingual naturalist guide
 
Cabin Facilities:
One master suite and seven spacious cabins with twin beds, 110V, Air Conditioning, cabin amenities, hot and cold water , private bathroom with shower / hot tub. See the deck plan below.

Itinerary - Queen of the Galapagos -Galapagos Cruise

Seven Night Cruise Monday to Monday -Cruise A Itinerary
MONDAY
AM
Fly from Quito or Guayaquil to San Cristobal Island and board the ship
PM
Visit to Lobo Island near San Cristobal
TUESDAY
AM
Visit to Seymour Island
PM
Visit to MOsquera Island
WED.
AM
Visit to Chinese Hat Island
PM
Visit to Bachas on Santa Cruz Island
THURSDAY
AM
Visit to Santa Cruz and the Charles Darwin Center
PM
Visit to the Highlands of Santa Cruz Island
FRIDAY AM Visit to Cormorant Point on Floreana Island


PM Visit to the Post Office Bay on Floreana Island
SATURDAY AM Visit to Suraez Point on Espanola Island
  PM Visit to Gardener Bay on Espanola Island
SUNDAY AM Visit to Punta Pitt on San Cristoal Island
  PM Visit to Sleeping Lion on San Cristobal Island
MONDAY AM Visit Junco, San Cristobal - PM - depart for mainland
Year-Round Departures
7 Night - Monday to Monday
4 Night Cruise - Monday to Friday
3 Night Cruise - Friday to Monday

Galapagos Cruising is a Year Round Destination
The Galapagos Islands enjoy a mild sub-tropical climate, allowing Galapagos cruise ships to operate on year round. Temperatures are defined almost entirely by ocean currents and the trade winds. In general. From December to May will be warm and sunny; and from June to November will be cool with a breeze in the afternoon. The temperature chart below is useful to plan your Galapagos vacation! * Temperature values are given in Fahrenheit.
Temperatures
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
Max. Air Temp
84
86
88
86
82
78
76
74
76
77
78
80
Min Air Temp
70
74
74
72
72
68
66
64
62
64
66
68
Avg.Sea Temp
74
76
76
76
74
74
72
66
68
70
72
74
Avg. Rainfall
1
1
2.0
1.5
0.75
0.25
0.5
0.25
0.5
0.25
0.5
0.5
Queen of the Galapagos deck plan showing cabins, meeting rooms, decks and social areas for the yacht with cruises in the Galapagos Islands
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