CRUISE RATES INCLUDE

  • Cabin accommodation in a double cabin (95 square feet), featuring windows or portlights, and located on three decks.  Two cabins on the iguana deck can accommodate triples with an upper berth.
  • All meals and after excursions snacks are creatively prepared using fresh local ingredients from sustainable providers.  Dinner is a beautifully plated menu and BBQ lunches are served on the shaded sun deck.  There is a cooking demonstration and snacks are available at the bar. 
  • Open bar policy including white, red, and sparkling wine, beer, spirits, juice, sodas, coffee and tea 24/7.                              
  • Captain’s welcome and farewell cocktail.
  • Guided shore excursions twice daily, evening briefings and enrichment lectures
  • Exploration of the shoreline by Zodiac 
  • Kayaks (two doubles and a single), two stand up paddleboards,
  • Wet suits (full 3mm) and snorkeling equipment (mask, fins, and snorkel)
  • Transfers in the Islands between the airport with meet & greet and the dock in Galapagos.
  • Personalized check-in at the airports in Quito and Guayaquil (on our days of operation only)

CRUISE RATES do not INCLUDE

  • International Airfare to Ecuador – you must arrive to Quito or Guayaquil the day prior to the cruise
  • Hotel accommodation in Ecuador the night before your cruise – we can assist with your reservation
  • Airfare from Quito or Guayaquil to Galapagos – your flight is confirmed through our allotment of seats with Avianca on Sunday to San Cristobal (SCY) * 
  • Galapagos Park entrance fee (park tax) – $100 for adults $50 for children 11 and under
  • Migration control Transit card (TCT or INGALA) fee $20 per person 
  • Gratuities to guides and crew – guests are encouraged to leave the amount they find appropriate.
  • For those who inquire, the suggested amount is $250-300 per guest per week
  • Purchases from the bar for premium brands not included in the open bar, purchases from the boutique.  We accept cash (US Dollars), Master Card and VISA

Holiday weeks

(Christmas and New Years)

Holiday supplement of $250 per person or $5,000 on charters

No discounts are available including child and teen discounts. The single rate has a 100% supplement.  Terms for deposits and cancellation during holiday weeks are different from the rest of the year. 

7 day/ 6 night cruise option

(Sunday to Saturday) 

Passengers can disembark on Saturday in Baltra for a shorter, 6-night cruise.  On seasonal departure dates only (Sep 1 to Nov 1), there is a discount of 10% given when guests disembark after breakfast and this cannot be combined with any other promotional or child/teen discount. On peak weeks, (Nov 1 to Aug 30) passengers may disembark on Saturday, but there is no discount.  For guests who require a private transfer to the airport with a guide, there is an additional charge of $50 per person (max $200).  The return flight from Baltra has a surcharge of $27 per person and is subject to availability and confirmation is requested at the time of booking. 

Two weeks back to back

itinerary A & B combined

Book two consecutive weeks back-to-back and take 5% discount on the second week only.

Two week combination

Two-week combination with Galapagos Skydive liveaboard
Take a 5% discount when booked in combination with one week on Sky back to back.

Two-week/ back-to-back discounts cannot be combined with any other discount and do not apply to holiday weeks.

Child and teen discounts

Children age 17 years and younger at the time of sailing are entitled to a 15% discount off the cruise rate. Children age 11 and under have 30% discount on airfare and the park entrance fee is $50 with proof of age and a copy of the child’s passport showing date of birth. Children age 5 and under are not accepted unless the parents or legal guardians sign a hold harmless release.  Designated family and family teen departures are offered during school breaks. Children age 4 and under are  permitted on private charter only.

Restrictions on child discounts

Restrictions on child discounts – We allow one child discount per every adult fare with a limit of two per family. Ecoventura may limit the total number of child discounts permitted on any one departure.  Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.  No child discounts are given on holiday weeks.
Child and teen discount will be 15% for age 17 and under.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

All reservations are subject to cancellation if payments are not received in our account by the due date.  There is a service charge of $100 per person for airline tickets to Galapagos if cancelled 30-60 days prior to departure and there is no refund for the airfare, park entrance fee or transit card if cancelled 29 days or less prior to departure.

Individual booking Terms (1-5 passengers)

Deposits – A deposit of $500 per person and $1000 for singles is required within five days of written confirmation to guarantee any reservation.
Final payment – Full payment is due 60 days prior to the sailing date and must be accompanied with a passenger information form.
Cancellation policy – Cancellations received up to 90 days prior to departure will be refunded in full except for a 50% of the deposit; 89-60 days prior to departure, 100% of the deposit will be forfeited, 59-0 days prior to departure, the entire cruise rate is forfeited.

Small Group booking Terms (3 or more cabins)

Deposits – A deposit of $500 per person and $1000 for singles is required within five days of written confirmation to guarantee any reservation.  In addition, a second deposit of $500 per person and $1000 for singles is due 180 days prior to departure.
Final Payment – Full payment is due 60 days prior to the sailing date and must be accompanied with a passenger information form.
Cancellation policy – Cancellations received up to 180 days prior to departure will be refunded except for  50% of the deposit.
179-150 days prior to departure  – Cancelation incurs a penalty of 100% of the first deposit.              149-120 days prior to departure  – Cancelations incurs a penalty of 100% of the first and 50% of the second deposit.
119-60 days prior to departure – any cancellation is subject to a penalty of 100% of the deposits.
59-0 days prior to departure – any cancellation is subject to a penalty of the full deposit amount.

CHARTER Bookings – excluding holiday weeks

Deposits – A deposit of $10,000 is due to guarantee the charter.  A second deposit of $10,000 is due 180 days prior to departure to guarantee all cabins.  Final payment is due in full at 60 days prior to departure together with passenger information forms and cabin assignment.

Full charter Cancellation policy – Cancellations received up to 360 days prior to departure will be refunded in full except for 25% of the deposit.
359-270 days prior to departure, cancellation incurs penalty of 50% of the deposit
269-180 days prior to departure, cancellation incurs penalty of 75% of the deposit
179-150 days prior to departure, cancellation incurs penalty of 100% first deposit.
149-120 days prior to departure, cancellation incurs penalty of 100% first deposit and 50% of second deposit.
119-60 days prior to departure, cancellation incurs penalty of 100% of the first and second deposits.
59-0 days of departure cancellation incurs full penalty.

Reduction of cabins on charters – The number of cabins can be reduced.  However, an agreement must be made at the time of booking and cabins must be released according to our time schedule or penalties will be applied.

TERMS & CONDITIONS on FESTIVE WEEKS 

Individual booking Terms (1-5 passengers) – FESTIVE

Deposits – A deposit of $1000.00 per person ($2000 for singles) is required within five days of written confirmation to guarantee any reservation.
Final payment – Full payment is due 90 days prior to the sailing date and must be accompanied with a passenger information form.
Cancellation policy – Cancellations received up to 360 days prior to departure will be refunded in full except for 50% of the deposit; 359-90 days prior to departure 100% of the deposit will be forfeited, 89-0 days prior to departure, the entire cruise rate is forfeited.

Small group bookings (3 or more cabins) for HOLIDAY weeks

Deposits & Final payment – same as above. In addition, a second deposit of $1000 per person and $2000.00 for singles is due 360 days prior to departure.

Cancellation policy – Cancellations received up to 360 days prior to departure will be refunded in full except for 50% of the deposit.
359-90 days prior to departure – any cancellation is subject to a penalty of 100% of the deposit
89-0 days prior to departure – full penalty for any cancellation

 Charter Terms – FESTIVE

A non-refundable non-transferable deposit of $30,000 for holiday weeks is due to guarantee the charter.  A second non-refundable non-transferable deposit of $30,000 is due 365 days prior to departure to guarantee all cabins. Final payment is due in full 90 days prior to departure together with passenger information forms and cabin assignment.