Yolita Cruise Ship, Galapagos

Excellent food and drinks

“The G Adventures staff were extremely attentive to guest safety and comfort. On each excursion, we saw wildlife up-close and learn…”

Donna B, United States United States
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  • Certified naturalist onboard for wildlife insights
  • Free-to-use wetsuits and snorkeling gear
  • Hassle-free travel with included domestic flights

With just eight cabins and 16 guests per trip, the Yolita lets you enjoy the splendors of the Galapagos in an intimate and friendly setting. The spacious en suite cabins all have air conditioning and large windows. Head to the upper deck to bask in the sunshine or chill out on the lounge chairs of the covered deck. Indoor common areas include a TV lounge, a bar, and a dining room. Dine on international favorites or Ecuadorian specialties. The onboard certified naturalist can tell you loads about the area’s wildlife, and the free-to-use wetsuits and snorkeling gear let you get even closer to an assortment of captivating underwater life. Beach towels are also available to use for no extra charge.

Discover the many charms of the Galapagos on a 7, 10, or 17-day adventure aboard the Yolita. Getting to the Yolita is hassle-free, as a night in Quito at the start of the trip and domestic flights to the Galapagos Islands are included in the price. Highlights of the 17-day cruise include spotting flamingos and sea lions at Bachas Beach, bird watching at Darwin Bay, seeing the volcanic landscapes of Bartolomé Island, hiking to the Sierra Negra Volcano, seeing iguanas at Fernandina Island, strolling the sands of Playa Espumilla, snorkeling at Kicker Rock, marveling at the huge Galapagos tortoises at the Charles Darwin Research Station, and much more. The shorter cruises visit various islands, and all voyages offer amazing wildlife spotting and fun activities.

The attentive staff members of the Yolita are waiting to greet you and help you make many fantastic memories. Reserve your dates by booking online and have a vacation to remember.

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | snorkelling only


Included: VAT, Local Flights, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkel Gear, Cabin Towels.

Optional Extras: Gratuities, National Park Fees (100-200 EUR), Visas and Fees (20 EUR), 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.

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Boat features

  • 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
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Naturalist Guide

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • 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, German, French, 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

  • Length 35m
  • Beam 8m
  • Cruising speed 9 Knots
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 8
  • Number of bathrooms 8

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
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Yolita Reviews

  • 8.9 Fabulous
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Activities
  5. Value
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Donna B
  • United States United States
Excellent wildlife adventure

The G Adventures staff were extremely attentive to guest safety and comfort. On each excursion, we saw wildlife up-close and learned about their evolution and habitat. It was beyond exciting to see these magnificent creatures in their natural environment. The baby sea lions were my favorite.

Recommended for
Indepth knowledge of CEO, variety of activities, attentiveness of crew
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Malinda W
  • United States United States
incredible animal encounters.

Great animal sightings on land and in the water. Enthusiastic, friendly and knowledgeable guide and crew.

Recommended for
Itinerary, guide and crew, boat size.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Cristina N
  • United States United States
Animals and humans living in harmony

The amazing experience interacting with animals. As enjoying the good company of other guests and crew

Recommended for
1) Optimized land and water activities 2) the CEO guide high knowledge and availability 3) the friendly crew
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Silvia L
  • Germany Germany
It was very good - especially with the guide and with the guy responsible for the meals to serve etc.

The food was also good. 3 nights I think, are to short aboard - I believe 4- 5 nights would be better. The highlights of cause were the scenery.

Recommended for
The tour guide, the crew and the viewings.
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Carol B
  • Australia Australia
Fantastic guide and crew. Outstanding care and food was amazing. Great activities to explore these beautiful islands

Food crew snorkelling

Recommended for
Crew food snorkelling
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Joyce M
  • Canada Canada
Excellent guide and overall experience of the Galapagos

Snorkeling with penguins, seal lions and sea turtles.

Recommended for
Guide, variety and number of activities, boat crew
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Rubén S
  • Spain Spain
Amazing experience in Galapagos

We saw many animals very closely, both on the ground and in the sea. The itinerary was very well planned, and the guide was excellent. The group was great too, nobody created any trouble and everyone was willing to help each other.

Recommended for
Guide, animals, itinerary
  • 7.2 Good
  • Ian P
  • Bahamas Bahamas
Amazing experience and valued learning about the islands and its inhabitants

Seeing so many different species and learning so much about the islands; the number of bird species viewed and added to my life list; a professional and caring crew who took care of our every need, the rooms were exceptionally clean every day, little details mattered; expert guide who was extremely knowledgeable about the islands and its inhabitants; seeing so much of the archipelago, (we considered doing 2 weeks however I don't think we needed the extra time and would not have added much to the species diversity); we lucked out with an really interesting fellow participants from diverse backgrounds - hopefully made lifelong friends

Recommended for
The expert guiding, number of activities every day and the size of the group
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Robert E
  • Australia Australia
fantastic cruise around Galapagos islands

Abundance of wildlife on land and whilst snorkelling.

Recommended for
Snorkelling with turtles, sealions, sharks. Food was very good and generous servings. Friendly and helpful CEO and crew.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Sara B
  • Australia Australia
Excellent Galapgos tour on Yolita

Snorkelling with turtles, manta rays, sharks, penguins, marine iguanas and sea lions and seeing all the amazing birdlife!

Recommended for
Wonderful professional Guide, excellent boat, perfect itinerary.