Frequently asked questions

What is included / What is not included?


What is included?


  • Double/Twin cabin accommodation with private facilities as confirmed *;
  • All meals, water, coffee and (herbal) tea;
  • All excursions as mentioned in the itinerary (itinerary subject to change) with bilingual speaking naturalist guide (English & Spanish);
  • Assistance with the check-in procedure at Quito airport (if the flight has been booked with the cruise);
  • All transfers & ground transportation in Galapagos as mentioned in the itinerary (airport-yacht-airport transfers in Galapagos are only included if the flight has been booked together with the cruise);
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Bathroom and beach towels


* Single travelers will share their cabin with another person of the same gender, unless they booked and paid the single supplement (see What is not included?)


What is not included?


  • Return flight to the Galapagos **. Your flight space to the Galapagos is automatically guaranteed for all bookings made one month prior to departure or earlier. For a cruise booked at shorter notice we will reserve the flights as well.
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee *** has to be paid in cash locally (there is no ATM in this zone of Baltra airports; in San Cristobal not even in the check-in hall): Currently US$ 100 pp; Children 2-11 years US$ 50 pp; students at national educational institutions outside Ecuador US$ 25 pp;
  • Transit Control Card *** (since March 1, 2015: US$ 20 pp; has to be paid in cash at the departure airport);
  • Galapagos airport transfers (if the flight has not been booked together with the cruise operator, an additional airport transfer will have to be booked; if a flight delay occurs, an additional speedboat may have to be hired at your own expense – in cash – to bring you to our yacht);
  • Single Supplement fee for booking a guaranteed single cabin (Yolita II 50%, San Jose 80%, Nemo I 100%) ****
  • Optional wetsuit rental ***** (has to be paid in cash);
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks (have to be paid in cash)
  • Personal travel insurance;
  • Personal expenses, extras and tips.

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