Petrel Catamaran, Galapagos

  • from $ 852 / day
  • Flexible Booking


  • Beautiful catamaran with luxury amenities
  • All cabins feature ocean views and private balcony
  • Ample social areas and Jacuzzi
  • Stable hull for added comfort

Travel in comfort to the Galapagos aboard the Petrel luxury catamaran. Newly constructed in 2015, the Petrel offers year-round adventure cruises to the world-famous Galapagos Islands. Cruises range from 4 - 8 days, giving you the most flexibility for your Galapagos adventure, with departures on Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Itineraries can also be combined to create a mega-cruise. Knowledgable bi-lingual guides will share their passion of the area as you explore North Seymour, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz and much more. Some itineraries include hiking the Sierra Negra Volcano to be rewarded with stunning views, snorkeling with spectacular marine-life at Isabela Island, and getting up close with playful sea lions and their cubs at Isla Lobos.

Topside the Petrel catamaran has all the amenities you would expect from a luxury ship. Designed with comfort and stability in mind, she caters to just 16 guests in 9 cabins, ensuring more personalised service. Each of the cabins features a private en-suite bathroom, AC, double or twin beds, ample storage and living space plus a private balcony. For relaxation, guests can choose the spacious sun-deck with loungers and hot tub and al-fresco bar with a dining area, or enjoy the AC in the indoor lounge and dining room.

Let the 11 experienced crew of the Petrel catamaran help you to create a vacation to remember. Trips to the Galapagos fill up fast, so call us or book online today to reserve your space today.

FLEXIBLE BOOKING TERMS - Learn more about what this means

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | snorkelling only


Included: VAT, Fuel Surcharge, National Park Fees, Port Fees, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Special Dinner, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Stand Up Paddleboard, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Laundry / Pressing Services.

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

  • Laundry Service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Family Cabins
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Rooms with Balcony
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area
  • Budget Friendly Cruise
  • Family Friendly Cruise
  • Available for Charter
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
  • Naturalist Guide

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Free Wine w/Dinner
  • Vegan Options
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Welcome Cocktails
  • Al Fresco Dining

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.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2015
  • Year renovated 2019
  • Length 115 ft / 35 mts
  • Deck area 216 ft2 / 20 mts2
  • Beam 41 ft / 12 mts
  • Top speed 20 knots
  • Cruising speed 10 Knots
  • Engines 2x Yanmar Diesel Engines 400HP@1950rpm
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 9
  • Number of bathrooms 10
  • Water capacity 3000 gallons
  • Fuel capacity 3300 gallons
  • Freshwater maker Hydracell

Boat Navigation and Safety

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