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While many visitors to the Galapagos Islands book on a Galapagos Islands cruise that is already running, others may want to book a Galapagos charter. It is our prediction that this year Galapagos charters will be very popular as they allow passengers to travel in groups of family and friends. This can be helpful in minimizing the risk of Covid-19. It is also great from the perspective of travelling with people you know and love and experiencing the wonders of the Galapagos archipelago together. Finding information on how to book a Galapagos cruise charter for this year can be tricky, but this is a service that we offer. This means you can sit back and let us do the hard work. Here is how it is done.


How to Charter a Galapagos Cruise

Chartering a Galapagos Cruise this year is easier than you might think when in knowledgeable hands. We have a very straightforward process for cruise chartering. In order to help you charter the right cruise for you, we will need certain information from you. For example, we need an idea of the number of days that you wish your cruise to run for. We also need to know how many people will be travelling on your chartered cruise. This aside, knowing the dates that you want to travel on is important. All of this information helps us to narrow down the list of available options for you.

To help your Galapagos cruse charter in 2022 we recommend having a chat to talk through your needs and preferences. This also helps us to pinpoint the types of boats that might be most suitable for your group on your dates.

Once we have all of the information from you we will investigate the availability of the most suitable options. As a locally based company we have an excellent understanding of the market and how charters work. With our expertise and contacts in the industry we are able to identify the best prices and the best personalized service for your trip. It is our goal to ensure you have the best Galapagos charter, most suited to your needs. This means we are happy to go back and forth with you to ensure that your needs are being met. We will go through the list with you and look at the advantages and drawbacks of chartering one cruise over another, to help you make the optimal decision for you and for your group.

In terms of the practicalities, we offer secure payment and flexible booking policies so you can feel secure in booking through us.



What will it cost for a cruise charter in the Galapagos Islands?

The price for your cruise charter will depend on a range of different variables. These will include when you want to go, for how many days your cruise will run, where you want to go, how many of you there are in your group, and the boat that you settle on, as all charters are priced differently depending on the standard of the vessel and accommodation.

Most Galapagos ships have capacity for 16 guests, a few for 20 guests and there are also larger ships that can accommodate an extended family, but if your group is smaller than this - maybe only 10 or 12 guests - we can also offer you good options to charter cruises at great prices for smaller groups traveling together.

Booking a charter is not cheap. However, we are confident we can secure the best available prices due to our local knowledge, expertise, and links with the different cruise operators. We have good relationships with the operators, and this helps us to get good prices. We can also offer sizeable discounts too depending on the boat of your choice.

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Possible Galapagos charters

A number of the Galapagos cruises can be chartered. Options to consider might include:

Infinity – this is a new luxury yacht which can be chartered for 20 people for eight days, five days or four days.

Natural Paradise also a luxury yacht suitable for a group of 16 or fewer guests, this vessel can be chartered for either eight days or five days.

Grand Majestic suited for 16 passengers or less, this stunning Galapagos luxury yacht can be chartered for eight days or five days.

Passion Galapagos if you are looking for a smaller yacht, Passion might be the one for you, as it has capacity for just 14 passengers. There is plenty of space however, and you can charter this boat for eight days or five days.

Sea Star Journey – this charter is well known for being among the most comfortable. You can charter it for either six or five days.

Other possibilities that are well worth looking at are Cormorant, Alia, Seaman Journey, Galaxy or Anahi. We can provide you with detailed information about the possible Galapagos charter options to help you make the best decision for you.




Insider Recommendations

Our main Insider recommendation for booking your Galapagos charter is working with a local expert that has the know-how and inside information about how to book. We would be delighted to help you with this.

If you are ready to book your Galapagos charter or just contemplating this idea for your next holiday, why not contact us? We are experts in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, and we are ready to help. Get in touch today to organize your cruise charter to the Galapagos.

By Ecuador & Galapagos Insiders
By Ecuador & Galapagos Insiders
Ecuador & Galapagos Insiders is a leading travel company based in Ecuador and run by local tour guides and travel specialists, we are happy to provide expert and free trip planning advice, no commitment fee involved.
Ecuador and Galapagos Insiders