This luxury expedition vessel introduces in 1999 a new level of comfort and elegance to Galapagos trips. The M/V Eclipse accommodates up to 48 passengers, half the number of passengers of vessels her size. The vessel preserves the smaller boat atmosphere and attention to detail. The staterooms are among the largest of any vessel in Galapagos.

Cabins are very comfortable with sober decoration, writing desks, large closets, ocean view windows or portholes, air conditioning units, internal communication telephones, central audio system. Beds can be arranged as queen or twin. All bathrooms have hair dryers.

The Eclipse features al fresco dining area, library / video room, hot tub on the outdoor / recreational area, outdoor bars, sun deck, observation deck, air renewal system and an infirmary and MD on board at all times.

Specifications

  • Capacity: 48 passengers
  • Year: 1982
  • Lenght: 210 feet (64m)
  • Length: 210 feet (64m)
  • Max speed: 14.5 knots
  • Length: 210 feet (64m)
  • Beam: 41 feet
  • Draft: 11 feet
  • Capacity: 48 Passengers

itineraries: eclipse

 

Galapagos Islands - cruises and tours

Itinerary 8D / 7N Cruises - Española

Sat. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM North Seymour
Sun. AM South Plaza
PM Santa Fe
Mon. AM San Cristobal: Pitt Point
PM San Cristobal: Cerro Brujo
Tue. AM Floreana: Baroness/Post Office
PM Floreana: Cormorant Point & Champion
Wed. AM Isabela: Elizabeth Bay Mangroves
PM Isabela: Moreno Point
Thu. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station Highlands 
PM Optional Afternoon Activities
Fri. AM Española: Gardner Bay
PM Española: Suarez Point
Galapagos Jeopardy for Kids
Sat. AM Mosquera Islet
Airport transfer to Baltra

Itinerary 8D / 7N Cruises - Genovesa

Sat. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove
Sun. AM Bartholomew
PM Santiago: Egas Port
Mon. AM Isabela: Tagus Cove
PM Fernandina: Espinoza Point
Tue. AM Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca
Equator line crossing
PM Isabela: Punta Albemarle
Wed. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station Highlands 
PM Optional Afternoon Activities
Thu. AM Genovesa: El Barranco
PM Genovesa: Darwin Bay Beach
Fri. AM Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach
PM Santa Cruz: Cerro Dragón
Galapagos geopardy for kids
Sat. AM Daphne
Airport transfer to Baltra

Itinerary 6D / 5N Cruises

Sat. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM North Seymour
Sun. AM South Plaza
PM Santa Fe
Mon. AM San Cristobal: Pitt Point
PM San Cristobal: Cerro Brujo
Tue. AM Floreana: Baroness/Post Office
PM Floreana: Cormorant Point & Champion
Wed. AM Isabela: Elizabeth Bay Mangroves
PM Isabela: Moreno Point
Thu. AM Puerto Ayora: Chares Darwin Station
PM Baltra Airport

Rates 2017

DESCRIPTION High Season Low Season
8 Days 6 Days 8 Days 6 Days
Deluxe Stateroom
(Boat Deck Cab 17-20 / Queens & Triples)
US$ 7.695 US$ 6.695 US$ 7.495 US$ 6.495
Superior Stateroom
(Boat Deck Cab 21-28 / Twins & Doubles)
US$ 7.295 US$ 6.295 US$ 7.095 US$ 6.095
Stateroom
(Main Deck, Cab 3-15 / Twins & Doubles)
US$ 6.695 US$ 5.695 US$ 6.495 US$ 5.595
Standard Staterooms
(Main Deck 11,12,14,15)
US$ 6.395 US$ 5.495 US$ 6.195 US$ 5.595
Single Stateroom
(Main Deck, Cab 1-2)
US$ 6.595 US$ 5.695 US$ 6.395 US$ 5.595

 

Aditional information:

SEASONS
HIGH SEASON EASTER (Apr 8 - 15) / Dec. 23 - 30 / Dec. 30 - Jan 06 ISD 400 NET P/P
LOW SEASON Aug. 26 - 9 Dec.
  • Fuel Surchage: $260 per person
  • Single Supplement: 1,5 x the twin rate for Staterooms; 2 x the twin rate for Superior and Deluxe Staterooms
  • Triple occupancy: 3rd person in Deluxe Stateroom (adult) is assessed at the current twin Stateroom cabin rate, 3rd person in Deluxe Stateroom (child) is assessed at the current twin Stateroom cabin rate less child discount
  • Charter Surchage: $260 per person
  • High Season Supplements: Short cruises are subject to availability and are not accepted during Easter, Christmas & New Year departures.
  • Low Season Rates apply for all departures in October and November as well as for December 1st, December 8th, and December 15th departures only.

Rates include:

  • All meals and activities throughout the cruise
  • Bilingual National Park Guide
  • All shore excursions with English speaking guides
  • All soft drinks and juices onboard
  • Complimentary use of snorkeling equipment
  • Complimentary use of 3mm "shorty" wet suits
  • Optional: Diving - full day for 8 day cruises
  • VIP lounge at Baltra airport on outbound flight from Galapagos
  • Complimentary one-time fully stocked minibar in Deluxe Staterooms
  • Sharing transfer between the airport in Baltra and the dock upon arrival

Not included:

  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)
  • Air tickets to and from the Galapagos Islands
  • Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Fuel Surcharge $260 USD per passenger - Until further notice we are waiving the fuel surcharge
  • Sharing transfer from Puerto Ayora to the airport in Baltra on Thursday: 1 Pax US$160 / 2-3 Pax US$80 4-7 Pax US$50 8-14 Pax US$30er person