Grace, Galapagos Islands Yacht

With one naturalist guide for every 9 guests on a full yacht, Grace offers one of the most intimate and personal expedition experiences in the Galapagos, where guests can truly interact and gain a wealth of knowledge from the real Galapagos experts.


ITINERARY A 8 DAYS
  • Day 1: Saturday
    Morning: Arrival to Baltra Island
    Afternoon: Santa Cruz Island: Whaler's Bay (WH, SN)
  • Day 2: Sunday
    Morning: Santa Fe Island (WH, KY)
    Afternoon: South Plaza Island (WH)
  • Day 3: Monday
    Morning: Tower Island (Genovesa): Prince Phillip's Steps (WH, SN)
    Afternoon: Tower Island: Darwin Bay (WH, SN, PR, KY)
  • Day 4: Tuesday
    Morning: Fernandina Island: Punta Espinosa (WH, SN)
    Afternoon: Isabela Island (Albemarle): Urbina Bay (WH, SN, KY)
  • Day 5: Wednesday
    Morning: Isabela Island: Tagus Cove (WH, SN, KY, PR)
    Afternoon: Isabela Island: Punta Vicente Roca OR Punta Albemarle (PR, SN)
  • Day 6: Thursday
    Morning: Santiago Island (James): Espumilla Beach or Buccanneer's Cove (WH, SN, KY)
    Afternoon: Santiago Island: James Bay (WH, SN)
  • Day 7: Friday
    Morning: Santa Cruz Island (Indefatigable): Charles Darwin Research Station (WH)
    Afternoon: Santa Cruz Island: Highlands, Lava Tubes and Pitt Craters (WH)
  • Day 8: Saturday
    Early Morning: San Cristobal: Interpretation Center (PR, WH)
    Late Morning: Depart for Mainland Ecuador

ITINERARY B 8 DAYS
  • Day 1: Saturday
    Morning: Arrival to San Cristobal Island
    Afternoon: San Cristobal Island: Lobos & Kicker Rock (WH, SN, PR)
  • Day 2: Sunday
    Morning: Hood Island (Española): Punta Suarez (WH)
    Afternoon: Hood Island: Gardner Bay (WH, SN, KY, PR)
  • Day 3: Monday
    Morning: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay / Baroness View Point (WH, SN)
    Afternoon: Floreana Island: Cormorant Point / Champion Islet (WH, SN, PR)
  • Day 4: Tuesday
    Morning: Morning: Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill (WH)
    Afternoon: Santa Cruz Island: Puerto Ayora / Highlands (WH)
  • Day 5: Wednesday
    Morning: Santa Cruz Island (Indefatigable): Bachas Beach (WH, SN)
    Afternoon: Santa Cruz Island: Chinese Hat (WH)
  • Day 6: Thursday
    Morning: Rabida Island: Jervis (WH, SN, PR, KY)
    Afternoon: Santiago Island (James): Sullivan Bay (WH, PR, SN)
  • Day 7: Friday
    Morning: Bartolome Island: Pinnacle Rock & Overlook (WH, SN, PR)
    Afternoon: North Seymour Island: (WH, SN, PR)
  • Day 8: Saturday
    Early Morning: Mosquera Islet (WH)
    Late Morning: Baltra Island: Depart for Mainland Ecuador

Rates include:
  • All meals
  • Transfers in the islands
  • All shore excursions with an English speaking naturalist guide

Not included:
  • US$100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • US$10 Transit Control Card
  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Bottled beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • England.
  • 8 cylinder - Twin Deutz -500 bhp ea.
  • 2 Caterpillar 75KW ea.
  • 110 V / 220 V
  • Only in 6 cabins.
  • 145Feet.
  • 12 Knots.
  • 18 Passengers.
  • 2 Master Suites on Albert Deck - A deck
    2 Twin Suites on Albert Deck- A deck
    2 Double Premium Staterooms on Carolina Deck
    3 Twin Premium Staterooms on Carolina Deck
  • Radars, Navnex, HF, GPS, VHF radio, SSB radio, Satellite Phone
  • Dining room, living room, sundeck and entertaiment center
  • 10 + 2 bilingual Naturalist Guide

About Grace

This 18 passenger Camper & Nicholsons yacht has traversed the waters of this world under many names, but has been rechristened with a name that takes her back into her history; to the very best of her times. Named after her late owner, Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco, the name is a representation of her elegance, beauty and prestige. Grace is the ideal yacht for the traveler who seeks a true explorer experience, complemented with excellent service, superb accommodations and fine dining. All who travel aboard this yacht will be part of a unique mission: to bring to life the natural living legacy of the islands through an experience unlike any other in Galapagos.

Staterooms: Grace offers 2 Master Suites, 2 Twin Suites and 5 Premium Staterooms of up to 19 square meters (200 square feet) with private facilities, individual climate controls, safe boxes, telephones and plenty of storage space for clothing and luggage.

Bathrooms: All staterooms have private bathrooms with hair dryers, amenities and ample space to store toiletries.

Grace features a main salon equipped with a bar, TV/Video system and stereo system. Passengers can choose to eat inside, in the interior dining room or they can eat outside in the al-fresco dining area. The sundeck has a bar and plenty of space to be in the open air. Guests can also relax in the front of the boat where the jacuzzi and sun chairs are located.

Grace features a jacuzzi, sea kayaks, snorkeling gear and wetsuits onboard. The yacht offers ample outside resting areas as well as inside & al-fresco dining. Kids Club with activities like star-gazing and movie nights for Family Oriented departures.

About Eclipse

M.V. Eclipse is a Conde Nast Top Small Cruise Ship and a 2012 Andrew Harper Signature Tour of the Galapagos Islands!

The Eclipse has surpassed the other options available in the Galapagos Islands, offering small excursion groups, unparalleled levels of personalized service and the amenities of a larger boat while still preserving the relaxed exclusivity of a smaller vessel.

This expedition Vessel was converted specifically for cruising in the islands, and was designed to meet the exacting demands of upscale travel. The Eclipse is the perfect base for any Galapagos experience, with the highest standards of quality caring of the environment. It is a generously proportioned ship with a small yacht atmosphere.