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Floreana Yacht

Floreana Yacht, Galapagos Islands Ecuador. The Floreana yacht is a nice modern-style motor vessel running an innovative alternating Galapagos itinerary, with good on-board services and regular positive feedback from past travellers.

Facilities & Accommodation

Floreana Yacht, after several renovations air conditioning now has a living / dining room with bar and TV / DVD, and a cool decoration and carved mahogany. Here you can enjoy buffet meals, prepared by the chef on board.
With a length of 75 feet Floreana Yacht can accommodate 12 guests staying in 6 cabins with bunk beds, private bathroom and hot water.
Part of the sundeck is two outdoor spaces incorporating seating. These large outdoor areas allow people on board to spread out and enjoy the best sea views.
Active travelers can take advantage of the kayaks, snorkeling gear on board, assisted by an expert team of six crew on board.

Specifications

Length: 68.1 ft (22.7m)

Beam: 15.51 ft (4.7m)

Speed: 9 knots

Engines: Detroit Diesel of 240HP

Electricity: generator Kholer 0.9 K v., 110v

Fuel Capacity : 1200 gallons of diesel

Navigation Equipment: Furuno radio 150 watts, radio VHF standard, sonar Horizon DS30, radar SSB furuno (16 miles), 1GPS (Magellan 12 Sat)

Safety Equipment: 2 motor dinghies with capacity for 12 guests, 2 inflatable liferafts for 12

Crew: Captain, naturalist bilingual guide, 2 sailors, chef, mechanic and bartender.

8-day Galapagos Itinerary “North”

Thursday-Thursday:
THUAmBaltra Island
Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PmSanta Cruz Island: Los Gemelos
Spanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz Island: Highlands
The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.
FRIAmGenovesa Island: Darwin Bay
A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.
PmGenovesa Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps
An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.
SATAmSantiago Island: Sullivan Bay
Thelava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.
PmBartholomew Island
Visit thePinnacle Rockand thewhite-sand beach: the best area to get photos of Galápagos penguins.
SUNAmSombrero Chino Island
The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs.
PmSanta Cruz Island: Whale Bay
Whale Bayis the site of one of the oldest whaling camps on Santa Cruz Island.
MONAmIsabela Island: Las Tintoreras
A short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras.
Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding Station
Created to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species.
PmIsabela Island: Wetlands
They consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species.
Isabela Island: The Wall of Tears
Isabela was a penal colony. Prisoners were made build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment.
TUEAmFernandina Island: Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.
PmIsabela Island: Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.
WEDAmSantiago Island: Puerto Egas
Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.
PmRábida Island
A bird-watcher’s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans.
THUAmDaphne Island
A popular stop for scientists researching the unique qualities of the Galapagos finches.
Baltra Airport

8-day Galapagos Itinerary “South”

hursday-Thursday:
THUAmBaltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PmSanta Cruz Island: Bachas Beach A swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.
FRIAmNorth Seymour Island Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.
PmSanta Cruz Island: Dragon Hill A hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.
SATAmSanta Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.
PmSanta Cruz Island: El Chato A reserve in the highlands where you have the opportunity to observe the giant tortoise in the wild.
Santa Cruz Island: Highlands The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.
SUNAmFloreana Island: Cormorant Point Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.
Floreana Island: Devil’s Crown Arguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil’s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish.
PmFloreana Island: Post Office Bay A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.
MONAmEspañola Island: Suárez Point Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.
PmEspañola Island: Gardner Bay Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.
TUEAmSan Cristobal Island: Interpretation Center A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galápagos.
PmSan Cristobal Island: Isla Lobos This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores.
WEDAmSanta Fe Island A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen
PmSouth Plaza Island South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos.
THUAmSanta Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.
 Baltra Airport

15-day Galapagos Itinerary

Thursday-Thursday:
THUAmBaltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
PmSanta Cruz Island: Los GemelosSpanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.
FRIAmGenovesa Island: Darwin Bay
A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.
PmGenovesa Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps
An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.
SATAmSantiago Island: Sullivan BayThelava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.
PmBartholomew IslandVisit the Pinnacle Rock and the white-sand beach: the best area to get photos of Galápagos penguins.
SUNAmSombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs.
PmSanta Cruz Island: Whale BayWhale Bay is the site of one of the oldest whaling camps on Santa Cruz Island.

MON
AmIsabela Island: Las Tintoreras
A short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras.
Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding StationCreated to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species.
PmIsabela Island: Wetlands
They consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species.
Isabela Island: The Wall of Tears
Isabela was a penal colony. Prisoners were made build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment.
TUEAmFernandina Island: Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.
PmIsabela Island: Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.
WEDAmSantiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.
PmRábida IslandA bird-watcher’s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans.
THUAmDaphne Island
A popular stop for scientists researching the unique qualities of the Galapagos finches.
PmSanta Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.
FRIAmNorth Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.
PmSanta Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.
SATAmSanta Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.
PmSanta Cruz Island: El ChatoA reserve in the highlands where you have the opportunity to observe the giant tortoise in the wild.
Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.
SUNAmFloreana Island: Cormorant Point
Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.
Floreana Island: Devil’s Crown
Arguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil’s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish.
PmFloreana Island: Post Office Bay
A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.
MONAmEspañola Island: Suárez PointSuárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.
PmEspañola Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.
TUEAmSan Cristobal Island: Interpretation CenterA series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galápagos.
PmSan Cristobal Island: Isla LobosThis small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores
WEDAmSanta Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen
PmSouth Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos.
THUAmSanta Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.
 Baltra Airport