Treasure of Galapagos Cruise

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The Family Friendly Treasure of Galapagos Cruise was built in 2009 following all the highest safety and comfort standards, once in Galapagos the cruise promptly became one of the most popular option for travelers looking for a Galapagos Cruise, the ships offer greater accommodation space than other Galapagos comparable cruises, each suite has all the necessary facilities to make your stay truly comfortable, all the suites also feature a private balcony to allow the guest to fully enjoy the wonderful views of animals and landscapes on the Galapagos Islands. The Treasure of Galapagos Cruise has unparalleled sailing stability due to the fact that is a Mega Catamaran, on board of the ship you will enjoy of different social areas to socialize with the fellow travelers such as a huge sundeck with a relaxing Jacuzzi.

The guests on the Treasure of Galapagos Cruise will be accommodated either on Main deck (Master Suite #1 & Junior Suites #2-3-4-5) or Upper deck (Junior Suites #6-7-8-9), the suites provide the same features on both decks with the exception of the Master suite which has a private living room, king size bed and two private balconies.

The crew of the Treasure of Galapagos Cruise is formed by 10 highly trained members, from the captain to the staff in charge of the suites maintenance, all the members are committed to make every cruise an unforgettable experience for the visitors, the naturalist guide on board will be a level III guide, which is the highest level that a guide can reach in the Galapagos, this guarantees that on every visit to the different islands you will be given the most comprehensive information about the mythical Galapagos Islands.

Get ready to discover the Galapagos Islands in comfort and style, the Treasure of Galapagos Cruises awaits to take you on a unique Journey on the Enchanted Galapagos Islands.

Treasure of Galapagos Deck Plan

Treasure of Galapagos specifications

Category: Catamaran
Year of Construction: 2009
Type: Power Motor Catamaran
Length: 31.60m
Beam: 11.20m
Draft: 2.60m
Gross Tonnage: 343 tons
Capacity: 16 passengers

Main Deck:
  • 1 double Master suite (40 mt²)
  • 4 double junior suites (20 mt²)
Upper Deck:
  • 4 double junior suites (20mt²)
  • All with private balcony
Sun Deck:
  • Jacuzzi and rest chairs

 

Main Engines:
  • 2 motors 385 HP Caterpillar
  • 2 Generators 75KW
  • Max Speed: 12 knots
Electricity:
  • 110 volts AC on cabins
  • 220 volts AC on social areas
Crew:
  • Captain
  • Bilingual Guide
  • 8 crew members

 

Safety & Navigation:
  • All equipment meets or exceeds the international SOLAS standard
  • 1x 25 and 1 x 20 man life craft
  • Foruno
  • 2 GPS
  • Sonar
  • 2 naval radars
  • Fire detection and prevention systems
  • Water Desalinate System
Available Gear:
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • Wet Suits

 

Additional Itinerary:

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONGalapagos
DEPARTURE TIMETo be determined
RETURN TIMEAt proper time for Galapagos returning flight
WEARShort sleeve shirts, Long sleeve shirts, Lightweight long pants, Shorts, Sweatshirt, Light rain jacket or poncho, Socks Bathing suits, Wide brimmed hat.
Treasure Cruise includes
All meals and activities throughout the cruise
Bilingual national park guide
Water, coffee and tea
Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)
Matrimonial/twin cabins with private facilities
Treasure Cruise Excludes
$100 (Subject to change) Galapagos National Park entrance fee
$20 Transit Control Card
Flights to/from the Galapagos
Soft and alcoholic beverages consumed on board
Diving
Personal expenses, extras and tips
Wet suit

 

 

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Route on the map of the 5 days ''A Treasure of Galapgos Itinerary''

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DAY 1 BALTRA ISLAND / SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

Transfer in Baltra – Seymour port
Start Treasure of Galapagos cruise Lunch at noon. Dry landing, hiking, educational visit to the Charles Darwin Station (giant tortoises, Opuntia cactus, etc.). Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 hours, dinner at night.

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DAY 2 SANTIAGO ISLAND / BARTOLOME ISLAND

Sullivan Bay Breakfast in the morning.This site is of great geological interest is located south-east of Santiago Island, landing it can be done both on the rocky shore (dry landing) or the white sandy beach (wet landing). The length of the trail is 1.5 km approximately.
The area is covered by lava flows Pahohoe type (solidified lava in a wavy or accordion). It was very active in the past 25 years of the nineteenth century. The magma formed is flat, but the underground lava movement, rapid cooling and other eruptions led to the break in many places. Difficulty: Moderate Duration approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Lunch at noon.

Bartolome Wet Landing, After lunch visit to the Pinnacle Rock beach for swimming and snorkeling.

In the afternoon dry landing to reach the viewpoint of Bartolome. On this island, you can see interesting formations of lava and cinder cones. After a 30 to 40 minutes climbing, a wooden staircase leads to the top of the island where there are beautiful views of the nearby beaches. This island is one of the most visited and photographed because of Pinnacle Rock. Degree of difficulty: Moderate, Duration 1 Hour 30 Minutes. Dinner in the evening.

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DAY 3 NORTH SEYMOUR / MOSQUERA ISLET

North Seymour
Breakfast in the morning. Dry landing. On this island you can see blue-footed boobies, colonies of frigates, fork-tailed gulls, terns, sea lions, lava lizards and land iguanas. Palo Santo trees can also be observed. Difficulty: Moderate Duration approximately 2 hours. Lunch at noon.

Mosquera

Wet Landing. The Islet is Located between the islands of Baltra and North Seymour.It is a reef of rocks and coral (the result of an uprising) and a great white sand beach. It is a reef of rocks and coral (the result of an uprising) and a great white sand beach.Its narrowest width reaches about 160 meters and has an estimated length of 600 meters.In most of the perimeter there is base of lava rocks, as evidence of the lava uprising, except in the southwest side where the landing occurs.In most of its perimeter there is basis of lava rocks, as evidence of the wash uprising, except in the southwest side where the landing occurs.This island has one of the largest populations of sea lions. This island has one of the largest Populations of sea lions.You can also observe several species of shorebirds.You can also observe several species of shorebirds.There have been occasional reports at this site of Orcas (Orcinus orca) feeding on sea lions. There have been occasional reports at this site of Orcas (Orcinus orca).Degree of difficulty: easy, Duration approximately 1 hour, Dinner in the evening.

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DAY 4 SOUTH PLAZAS ISLAND / SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND

South Plazas
Breakfast in the morning. Dry landing. This island is full of life. There are colonies of sea lions and land iguanas. While you walk on the banks it is possible to see a great number of birds such as nesting tropic birds and fork-tailed seagulls, but most of all enjoying the beautiful view from the top the steep banks or strolling along the base of the cliff is an extremely pleasurable experience. The Opuntiacactus grow here too and the vegetation changes color according to the season of the year. Paths: easy, duration: 2 Hours. Lunch at noon.

Cerro Brujo

Wet Landing is a beautiful beach of white coral where you can swim and watch birds and sea lions, plus you can snorkel. Located on the north coast of the San Cristobal Island. In the vicinity of the beach you can see seabirds like blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, herons, frigate birds and shore birds. Degree of difficulty: easy, Duration approximately 2 hours, Dinner in the evening.

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DAY 5 SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND


Interpretation Center-San Cristobal
Breakfast in the morning.Dry Landing. This site is educational information about the evolution of the Galapagos Islands and animal life in the islands. Degree of difficulty: easy. Duration: 1 hour 30Minutes. Transfer out to San Cristobal’s Airport. End Treasure of Galapagos cruise

All itineraries are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including but not limited to weather, road, trail, sea conditions flight schedules adjustments or cancellations, local authorities orders.

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Route on the map of the 5 days ''B Treasure of Galapagos Itinerary''

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DAY 1 SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND

San Cristobal
Transfer in,Lunch atnoon.

Cerro Colorado

Dry landing. After a bus ride of 45 minutes to reach Cerro Colorado, where you can see giant Galapagos tortoises in a Breading Center. Degree of difficulty: easy, 2 Hour Approx.Dinner in the evening.

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DAY 2 ESPANOLA ISLAND

Gardner Bay
Breakfast in the morning .Wet Landing.Located on the north coast of Española Island. The main attraction is the colony of sea lions, which inhabit the beach in great quantity during thebreeding season. Both resident and migratory birds are observed. Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 Hours.Lunch atnoon.

Punta Suarez

Dry Landing. During the walk on this island you can see sea lions, marine iguanas, blue footed boobies, Nazca boobies, Darwin finches, Galapagos hawks, albatrosses, lava lizards, herons. Degree of difficulty: difficult, Duration: 2 Hours. Dinner in the evening.

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DAY 3 FLOREANA ISLAND

Post Office Bay
Breakfast in the morning. Wet Landing.This is one of the few visitor sites, that is visited for its human history. Whaling Captain James Colnett established the wooden post barrel in the early 1793. At the time whaling was a big industry, ships were typically gone for 2 years at a time. The Galapagos Islands were a frequent stop for these ships. Outbound ships would drop off letters after rounding the cape and the ships returning home would mail them.

Over the years thousands of ships have stopped to send and receive mail at Post Office Bay. Many have posted a sign of driftwood or other materials memorializing their visit. This is the only area in the Galapagos were graffiti is still acceptable.
Degree of difficulty: Easy Duration: 2 Hours. Lunch at noon.

Punta Cormorant

Wet Landing, This site has a sandy olivine beach for walking and swimming. The island also has a flamingo lagoon. In addition, white sand beach where sea turtles nest from December to May. Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 Hours. Dinner in the evening.

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DAY 4 SANTA FE ISLAND / SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

Santa Fe
Breakfast in the morning. Wet Landing. Snorkeling in the rocky coast of the island, to see a variety of fish and sea turtles.You can see colonies of sea lions, land iguanas, frigate birds, Galapagos doves and lava lizards. On the island you can see a forest of giant cacti and Palo Santo trees. Degree of difficulty: Moderate Duration: 2 Hours. Lunch at noon.

Tortuga Bay

Dry Landing, interesting walk to the Turtle Bay beach, perhaps the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos, we can swim and snorkel observing colonies of marine iguanas, pelicans, Darwin’s finches, sharks, sea turtles, the incredible forest Giant Cactus, Degree of difficulty: Moderate Duration: 3 Hours. Dinner in the evening.

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DAY 5 SANTA CRUZ ISLAND


Santa Cruz – El Chato
Breakfast in the morning. Dry Landing. El Chato reserve is divided into two areas; Caseta and Chato. The trail begins at Santa Rosa, 22 km from Puerto Ayora, with the Caseta route being the more challenging. The reserve allows visitors to observe giant tortoises in the wild during the dry season, and is also a good place to spot short-eared owls, Darwin’s finches, yellow warblers, Galapagos rails and paint-billed crakes. Degree of difficulty: Easy. Duration: 1 hour 30 Minutes.– Transfer out to Baltra’s Airport. end the Treasure of Galapagos cruise

All itineraries are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including but not limited to weather, road, trail, sea conditions flight schedules adjustments or cancelations, local authorities orders.

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Tour Reviews

5 based on 2 reviews
February 23, 2017

Amazing cruise, really comfortable, nice staff, great food and most important very complete itinerary.

March 2, 2017

The Treasure of Galapagos was the best cruise choice, the crew very friendly and the guide Harry was always looking after us, Thanks a lot for a great experience!!

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