Darwin Cruise Ship, Galapagos

  • from US$ 358 / day

Comfortably accommodating up to 16 passengers, the MV Darwin Yacht offers fantastic small-ship cruises in the Galapagos Islands for the budget-conscious traveler. The Economy-Class ship has 8 bunk-bed cabins, each with a private en-suite bathroom, reading lights, storage space and individually controlled AC. Social areas include the cozy living room and dining room where guests can the delicious international and Ecuadorian cuisine served buffet-style, making Yacht Darwin an excellent choice for the budget-conscious traveller.

Galapagos itineraries have been carefully planned to ensure that visitors get to see the best the islands have to offer at an affordable price. There are a wide range of itineraries to suit, ranging from 4-days to 7-days, or a combination for up to 15 wonderful days exploring the Galapagos Islands. Get up close with some amazing wildlife that can only be found in this magical area, including sea lions, tortoise, flamingoes, boobies, whales and sharks. Each itinerary offers something different, from hiking around volcanoes to visitor points rich in history. Whichever Galapagos tour you choose, it's sure to make the trip of a lifetime.

To start planning your Galapagos cruise aboard the M/V Darwin Yacht, call us or book online today.

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Choose your departure date adventure cruise | snorkelling only


Included: VAT, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Naturalist Guide, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (100 USD).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Snorkel Gear.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter
  • Naturalist Guide

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Wine Available

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.

Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English and Spanish.

Gear Rental

There is equipment available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1995
  • Year renovated 2016
  • Length 18 ft
  • Beam 5.50 ft
  • Top speed 12 knots
  • Cruising speed 7 knots
  • Engines 1
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 8
  • Number of bathrooms 8
  • Fuel capacity 900 Gallons

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares
Origin: US