Golondrina, Galapagos


Join the Golondrina yacht for an exciting small-ship cruise in the Galapagos Islands. Catering to just 16 guests, she offers attention to detail, a relaxing atmosphere and personalized service. Eight twin bunk-bed cabins are available, each carpeted with en-suite bathrooms, hot water showers and AC. Social areas include a comfortable dining room where local freshly prepared dishes are served a la carte style, indoor salon and bar with entertainment facilities and sun-deck perfect for relaxing in-between activities.

The Golondrina yacht offers 5 and 8-day itineraries which are designed so that guests experience the best of the Galapagos Islands and the incredible wildlife diversity. Snorkel with sea lions and penguins, swim with turtles and rays and hike to spectacular panoramic viewpoints. Itineraries can also be combined back to back to really see everything the Galapagos has to offer.

The experienced and professional crew of the Golondrina yacht are on hand to help during your memorable small-ship cruise. Call us or book online today to reserve your space.

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | no scuba diving


Included: VAT, Accommodation, All meals, Possible fuel surcharge, Towels Provided

Excluded: Air flight rate to/from Galapagos. Air tickets to/from Galapagos Islands must be issued by Tierra Verde otherwise a “fee for Non-issuance” of USD 50 + VAT* per person will be applied. If passengers decide to book their own air tickets, and this causes delays and incurred extra expenses (boats, buses, hotel, etc.) to join the cruise on the first day and / or the last day to catch their return flights should assume full responsibility and cover their expenses. Our yachts will not modify the itineraries due to that cause, INGALA transit card: USD 20*, Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel, fins): For renting 5 days: USD 20 8 days: USD 25, Wet Suits: For renting 5 days: USD 25 8 days: USD 35, Extra drinks, Personal expenses, Tips, Galapagos National Park Fee (USD 100 per passenger), Rates subject to change with no previous notice. Buses from Baltra airport to Itabaca or Caleta dock and vice versa will cost US$ 5.00 per person per way.

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.

* Extra fees are shown per person.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Vegan Options

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.

Boat Specifications

  • Length 22.22 meters
  • Beam 5.09 meters
  • Cruising speed 8 knots
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 8
  • Number of bathrooms 8

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • First Aid Kits
  • Emergency flares

Golondrina Reviews

  • 9.0 Superb
  • 2 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Activities
  5. Value
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Daniel P
  • United States United States
A very interesting and educational experience.

Seeing the variety on each island and swimming with sharks and turtles.

Recommended for
The crew, the variety of God’s creation, snorkeling
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Matan B
  • Israel Israel
Good value for money, economy ship but amazing trip

The diverse itinerary gave us numerous opportunities for close-up encounters wit animals. Diving with 5 sea-turtles was best.

Recommended for
The guide, The food, The Itinerary