Sea Star Journey, Galapagos


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The beautiful Galapagos Sea Star Journey offers all the top class amenities you could hope for on your small ship Galapagos cruise. Catering to just 16 guests, she has a contemporary design and offers abundant space to relax and unwind after a full day of exploring the Galapagos Islands. The Galapagos Sea Star Journey yacht features a modern and contemporary design. On the top deck is a spacious solarium which offers comfortable sun loungers, both open and shaded and two hot tubs. On the main deck is a well-stocked bar, indoor lounge, dining and library. Meals are served at either the indoor dining area or alfresco where you can enjoy the wonderful sea breeze. Dishes are freshly prepared onboard and combine natural and organic ingredients. Aboard the Galapagos Sea Star Journey, there are seven spacious cabins each featuring AC, en-suite bathrooms, storage space, safety deposit boxes, desk, mini-bar, hairdryer and plasma TV.

Your Galapagos cruise includes exciting activities such as snorkeling with sea lions, kayaking around rigged coastlines, zodiac rides and nature walks and hikes to visit some of the best Galapagos sites, such as Post Office Bay, Sierra Negra Volcano and Isabela Island. There will also be time for beach relaxation to unwind and enjoy the views.
The experienced certified naturalist guide aboard the Galapagos Sea Star Journey has wide experience and knowledge of the Galapagos Islands.

Call us or book online today to start your Galapagos adventure.

Book with Confidence!

We want you to be able to book your dream liveaboard trip with confidence during these unprecedented times. We're working together with some liveaboard operators to offer you complete reassurance, so you can start planning your next vacation and have an amazing trip to look forward to in the future.

Our 'Flexible Booking Conditions' mean that if travel restrictions are implemented by your local government or the government of the country you are travelling to due to COVID 19 (Coronavirus) so you are unable to travel, then by booking this liveaboard you will have the option of:

- A full refund with no cancellation penalties up to 30 days before departure


- The opportunity to move your booking to another date for the same liveaboard up to 24 months from the original departure date with no rebooking fees

Applies to all new bookings placed from 1 June to 31 July 2020 for travel between 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2021.

*The above policies are subject to change without further notice. Rebooking is subject to availability and may be subject to price changes. Applicable to new bookings only. Offer is not retroactive and does not apply to previous bookings which are being rescheduled.

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Included: VAT, Fuel Surcharge, Airport Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (120 USD per trip), Port Fees.

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Local Flights (469-509 USD), Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks.

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
  • Library
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Cabins
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Rooms with Balcony
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Family Friendly Cruise
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Glass Bottom Boat Excursion

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Welcome Cocktails
  • Full-board Option
  • 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.

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 2011
  • Length 42m
  • Beam 9m
  • Top speed 12 Knots
  • Engines 2 Caterpillar 340 HP
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 8
  • Number of bathrooms 8
  • Tenders 2 Zodiacs CARIBE C-16
  • Water capacity 10000 gallons
  • Fuel capacity 6.000 gallons
  • Freshwater maker 2000 gallons per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Sea Star Journey Reviews

  • 9.4 Superb
  • 2 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Activities
  5. Value
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Carlos E
  • Chile Chile

Good environment and excellent preparation for on-board activities. Excellent guide (Hanzel) and boat manager (Kyra). In general a very good experience for myself and my family.

Recommended for
Crew attitude, field activities and good food on-board
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Hyun Kyung C
  • South Korea South Korea
It was one of the most impressive trip of my life!

Exploring the amazing land scape, snorkling with sea turtles, learning about animals I have never seen before.

Recommended for
1. Kind staff 2. Great guide 3. Wonderful food
Origin: US