Luxury M/C Ocean Spray 8 days/7 nights cruise

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Pinguino

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Cabins

double cabin

two persons, double bed or two single beds (changable), own bathroom and  Air condition in the whole catamaran

pp 9569 USD

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Included:

  • All meals while onboard & non alcoholic beverages (water, coffee, tea).
  • All excursions as noted in the programs.
  • Transfers (in Galapagos) to /from vessel when arriving on recommended flights
  • English Speaking Naturalist Guide (Galapagos National Park Certified)
  • free rent of snorkeling equipment

Not Included:
  • Guide and crew gratuities (Tips)
  • Galapagos air tickets  (Flights)
  • Galapagos entrance fees (estimated US$200.-pp- but can change)
  • Transit Card (estimated US$20. -but can change); Personal travel insurance.

 

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Deck Plans


Itinerary

 

 

  • Day 1 AM: Baltra Airport, transfer to the Ocean Spray Catamaran, welcome drink and lunch. more info
  • Day 1 PM: Chinese hat island: This site offers rare, up-close viewing of Galapagos wildlife and wellpreserved remnants of fragile volcanic rock that can not be found in such a unique condition anywhere else. This island is named after the similarity of an Asian type of hat. Here you can see American Oystercatchers and Galapagos Penguins along the shores. (Dinner) more info
  • Day 1 PM: crusing to Isabela Island (during night) more info
  • Day 2 AM: on the way to Isabela more info
  • Day 2 AM: closed to the northern part of Isabela island more info
  • Day 2 AM: Isabela, Vicente Roca Point: This area has outstanding geological formations and is a great place to see various bird species. Because this visitor site is located on the western area of the island, the Cromwell Current provides cold water that carries many nutrients for both land and aquatic species, offering the change to see amazing feeding frenzies. more info
  • Day 2 PM: Fernadina island, Espinosa Point: As one of the most pristine islands in the archipelago. Fernandina has never had a foreign species invade. It is also the most active island and farthest west. Espinosa´s point is the only visitor site on the entire island Fernandina. Here you can see marine iguanas, Galapagos hawks and enjoy a hike and /or snorkeling activity at one of the most natural, unspoiled sites in the entire world. (Breakfast/lunch/dinner) more info
  • Day 3 AM: Isabela, Tagus Cove: If you like historic remnants, then you will enjoy finding what was left behind by pirates and sailors in the 1800s. This site was one of their preferred pit stops while traveling the seas. The hike here will provide incredible views of the cove and on the other side the mangrove forest where the last 35 pairs of Mangrove finches thrive. more info
  • Day 3 PM: Isabela, Urbina Bay: Millions of yeas ago, Urbina Bay was once laying on the ocean floor. Volcanic uplifts caused it to rise and now it is occupied by sea lions, land iguana and flightless cormorants. it is a great place to enjoy some free time on the beach or the guide may suggest a hike. (Breakfast/lunch/dinner) more info
  • Day 4 AM: cruising south
  • Day 4 AM: Isabela, Elizabeth Bay: This visitor site is visited by panga only as the park authorities have no authorized landing in order to protect this island. While in the panga you can appreciate a large abundance of marine life that can be seen in the clear waters. It is great for snorkeling. more info
  • Day 4 PM: Isabela, Moreno Point: The beautiful rocky shores of Moreno Point offers a plethora of birds to be seen. It is truly a birders delight. The main attraction is the coast lagoons where white-tipped sharks can be seen and the panoramic views of Sierra Negra and Cerro Azul volcanoes cannot be missed. (Breakfast/lunch/dinner) more info
  • Day 4 PM: cruising to Santa Cruz island (during night) more info
  • Day 5 AM: on the way to Santa Cruz island more info
  • Day 5 AM: Santa Cruz island, pitorest village Puerto Ayora: The Charles Darwin Research Station is one of the Galapagos island´s most importante sites for visitors. It is a research facility that has an extensive collection of Galapagos plant life specimens carefully preserved and also acts as a biological research station and active breeding center operated by the Charles Darwin Foundation. Their biggest conservation efforts are to one day eliminate all invasive and non-native plants and animals destroying endemic species within the islands. more info
  • Day 5 PM: The Santa Cruz highlands are located in the northern part of Santa Cruz and can reach elevations up to 1.500 meters. This area is rich with hills, ferns, volcanoes and wildlife. A great contrast to the molten lava hardened beaches and rocky areas of other islands already seen. It is home to giant tortoises, mockingbirds, finches and many other species. (Breakfast/lunch/dinner) more info
  • Day 6 AM: cruising to South Plaza island more info
  • Day 6 AM: South Plaza island: This small island is one of the smallest islands with vistors site but is home to an incredible amount of diverse flora and fauna. It has a large population of Sesuvium plants like the prickly pear cactus tree that is an important source of food for the land iguana. Just a few years ago mice were finally eradicated from the island, helping the population of land iguanas gro healthily once more. The amazing colors of the turquoise water against the black lava create a setting for amazing photography opportunities. (Breakfast/lunch) more info
  • Day 6 PM: Santa Fé island: This island is home to the endemic Santa Fé iguana. The island was creates by a volcanic uplift that now hosts a forest of Opuntia and Palo Santo trees. It is a picturesque island with two different trails. one leading to a scenic viewpoint and the other leading to a small beach. Giant tortoises were once native here but went extinct after pirates and sailors took them aboard as a source of food. (dinner) more info
  • Day 7 AM: Española island, Suarez Point: This is a phenomenal site where you will get to see many of Española island´s endemic species. The trail will pass by the only Waved Albatrossbreeding site in all of the Galapagos islands. If you are lucky you might see a young albatross take off for its first flight for up to five years at sea. Older birds stay at sea for months at a time, only coming back to breed. They have the same mate for life and will meet each other each year, only here to reproduce. Other species that can be seen are marine igaunas that stay brightly colored year round, Galapagos doves, Nazca boobies, blue-footed boobies, swallow-tailed gulls, red-billed tropicbirds and Darwin finches. more info
  • Day 7 PM: Española Gardner Bay/Osborn islet: This white sandy beach is home to a large colony of sea lions and incredibly blue and turquoise waters. Three different finches can be seen, as well as the Española mockingbird. Over time, the mockingbird must have been offered water or food from tourists and now they have no fear of walking on your things or landing very close to you. It is so important not to feed or touch the animals. It can disrupt their normal behaviors and threaten their future. (Breakfast/lunch/dinner) more info
  • Day 8 AM: San Cristobal island, Interpretation Center and Galapaguera: The Interpetation Center has been open to the public since 1998, offering extensive knowledge about the history of the Galapagos islands. San Cristobal is also the island where Charles Darwin first landed on. It is now home to the capital of Galapagos and houses many goverment offices, as well as part of the Ecuadorian Navy in the pitorest village & capital Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Giant tortoises are bred at the Galapaguera and roar in a semi-natural created Center. (Breakfast on board of the Ocean Spray)) more info
  • Day 8 AM: Depart from San Christobal airport: After this last visit, transfer to San Cristobal airport for your return flight to mainland Ecuador. Assistance and farewell at the aiport. more info

 

Cruises subject to change due to weather condition or regulations of the Galapagos National Park.


Luxury M/C Ocean Spray

Ship type:
Catamaran
Ship Category:
Luxury Cruises
Construction year:
2011
Capacity:
16 Passengers
Length:
34 m
Beam:
13 m
Speed:
15 knots
Electricity:
110 V
Main engines:
MTU-DDC Series 60

 

Amenities:

  • German guide possible
  • French guide possible
  • Single cabin
  • Triple cabins
  • Kayaks on board
  • Private Balcony
  • Flights to and from Galapagos
  • Snorkel gear (free)
  • Transfers to and from ship
  • Water, Coffee, Tea & fresh juices
  • Wetsuits
  • Sundeck with jacuzzi
  • Standup paddle boards
  • Air conditioning & private bathroom
  • All meals throughout the cruise
  • English guide
  • -25% for children < 12

 

The M/C Ocean Spray has now, after having redesigned interior (finished in Juni 2021) one of the best options for enjoying the Galapagos Islands in style.
The 16-passenger Ocean Spray was conceived for comfort and stability, offering plenty of space per guest onboard with high-end facilities and amenities.
It has a bright, welcoming briefing area for enriching lectures and talks given by dedicated, top-ranked Naturalist Guides.
The Ocean Spray hasw sweeping ocean views from all suites, which are convertible (a king-size bed vs. two twin-size beds) and have luxurious private balconies where our guests can unwind and enjoy the islands while navigating. All of our staterooms will feature premium biodegradable amenities, deluxe bed linens, and natural lighting.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served al-fresco in the upper deck lounge or in the indoor dining room.
On the sky deck, guests can enjoy the sky deck, which has a whirlpool and comfortable daybeds. It is also ideal for spotting wildlife from on board the Ocean Spray.
The passenger briefing lounge and social areas are very spacious, and there is also a library available for reading about both the Galapagos and Ecuador in general. All excursions are guided by top-ranked naturalist guides, offering unique moments with the endemic Galapagos wildlife while out on excursions.
Two daily excursions will be part of your activities. Each guided excursion features walks, kayaking, snorkeling, paddle boarding, dinghy rides, wildlife observation, and many more surprises.
 

 

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Mr. Frobeen can give you precise information about the ships.

 

Mr. Frobeen will be happy to advise you by phone at +49 (0)7633 9399360 or via email info@frobeen.de

 

If you want to book, what are the payment methods?

 

  1. The reservation is gratis as an option.

     

  2. If you want to make an fixed booking, there is to pay a deposit of 20%.

     

  3. The remaining payment is due 4 weeks before departure. In individual cases, such as diving cruises, other rules apply. Information on request.

 

  • Your payments are insured against bankruptcy!