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This cruise yacht provides contemporary style and grace with fantastic decor, fine dining and a range of luxury services including two jacuzzis, kayaks, and a beautiful sun deck.

The yacht contains 8 cabins in total catering for a maximum of 16 passengers. Cabins are among the best in the Galapagos: spacious, richly decorated, with large windows for great views of the Galapagos and air-conditioning. This yacht is an excellent choice for anyone looking for that little extra touch of luxury during a Galapagos cruise.

The La Pinta cruise ship operates three unique itineraries to choose from: two different 5-day cruises and a longer 7-day cruise. It is also possible to combine the two 5-day cruises back-to-back for a longer 9-day adventure through the Galapagos. All the cruise options visit a variety if islands, include fabulous opportunities to spot the famous Galapagos wildlife (including finches, iguanas, blue-footed boobies, frigate birds, sea lions and giant tortoises), and provide a variety of excursions sich as overland walking trails, swimming, snorkelling and visits to breeding centres. See below for full details on each itinerary, or contact us for further information.

Itinerary A: 6 Day Cruise (Central and Eastern Islands) - from £4250pp

Sea Star Journey Map Itinerary A

Departs every 14 days.

Day 1 (Tue) AM: Arrive in the Galapagos at the start of your cruise / PM: Visit Cerro Colorado Giant Tortoise Protection Centre on San Cristobal Island

Day 2 (Wed) AM: Admire the dea lions and go snorkelling on the beach at Gardner Bay / PM: Overland trail to spot the sea birds of Punta Suarez on Espanola Island

Day 3 (Thu) AM: Visit the flamingo lagoon at Punta Cormorant on Floreana Island / PM: The historic site of Post Office Bay

Day 4 (Fri) AM: Overland wildlife trail on Santa Fe Island / PM: Spot iguanas on a visit to Plazas on Santa Cruz Island

Day 5 (Sat) AM: Spot blue footed boobies and frigate birds at North Seymour Island / PM: Visit the turtle nesting site of Bachas Beach on Santa Cruz Island

Day 6 (Sun) AM: Explore the coast of Mosquera Islet / PM: Return to Ecuador mainland

Itinerary B: 5 Day Cruise (Northern Islands) - from £3390pp

Sea Star Journey Map Itinerary B

Departs every 14 days

Day 1 (Sun) AM: Arrive to start your Sea Star Journey cruise / PM: Trek up Dragon Hill for stunning views and to visit a flamingo lagoon

Day 2 (Mon) AM: Explore the mangrove coast of Black Turtle Cove / PM: Discover the bizarre lava landscapes of the conical island "Chinese Hat"

Day 3 (Tue) AM: Visit Darwin Bay on Genovesa Island and admire its incredible birdlife / PM: Climb the iconic Prince Philip's Steps

Day 4 (Wed) AM: Climb up Bartolome Island to witness one of the finest landscape views in the Galapagos / PM: Dry-landing on the volcanic landscape of Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island

Day 5 (Thu) AM: Walk through the highlands of Santa Cruz Island / PM: Return to the Ecuador mainland

Itinerary C: 6 Day Cruise (Central and Western Islands) - from £4250pp

Sea Star Journey Map Itinerary C

Departs every 14 days

Day 1 (Thu) AM: Arrive in the Galapagos Islands / PM: Visit the famous Charles Darwin Station on Santa Cruz Island

Day 2 (Fri) AM: Spot reef sharks and sealife at Tintoreras on Isabela Island / PM: Trek up Sierra Negra Volcano for stunninf crater views

Day 3 (Sat) AM: Visit the lagoons and lava flows of Puna Moreno on Isabela Island / PM: Coastal tour by dinghy-boat wildlife spotting in the mangroves of Elizabeth Bay

Day 4 (Sun) AM: Spot flightless cormorants at Punta Espinoza / PM: Tour the cliffs of Tagus Cove then trek up to Darwin Lake for incredible views

Day 5 (Mon) AM: Admire the landscape at Espumilla Beach on Santiago Island / PM: Visit the black beach of Puerto Egas

Day 6 (Tue) AM: Watch blue-footed boobies and frigate birds at Isla Lobos on San Cristobal Island / PM: Return to the Ecuador mainland

Extended Cruises: 10 Days / 11 Days / 15 Days

Longer cruises of 10 days (A+B or B+C), 11 days (C+A) and 15 days (A+B+C - in any order) are available by combining the various cruise itinerary routes. If you would like a combined itinerary route please contact us for further information.

Detailed Itineraries: Please contact us for detailed itineraries of these or any of our other Galapagos cruises.

Options: These cruises can be booked by themselves, can include flights and services on the Ecuador mainland, or can be combined with any of our other holidays in South America.

Sea Star JourneyPrices Include: The Galapagos cruise, all excursions with a naturalist guide, all food during the cruise including water, tea and coffee, the INGALA Galapagos Transit Control Card, transfers to/from the airport in the Galapagos, and 100% financial protection. Prices are per person based on two people travelling together in a shared standard cabin (cabin suites are available for an additional cost). Single person supplement may apply.

Prices Do Not Include: The Galapagos National Park Entry Fee (payable on arrival in the Galapagos airport, currently US$100 although subject to change), flights to / from the Galapagos (see below), alcoholic drinks, tips and additional personal expenses during the cruise.

Go Andes ATOL LogoFlights to the Galapagos Islands - £500pp: Flights between the Galapagos Islands and the Ecuador mainland (either Guayaquil or Quito) when booked with us cost £500 per person (economy-class) and we can include these flights for you if required - just let us know. Any flight-inclusive package holiday booked through us would be ATOL-protected through our ATOL license. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/atolcertificate

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  • Class: Luxury
  • Vessel Name: Sea Star Journey (formerly Grand Odyssey)
  • Type: Motor Yacht
  • Speed: 12 knots
  • Year of Construction: 2011
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
  • Crew: 10 crew members and 1 multi-lingual naturalist guide
  • Cabins: 8 cabins including a master suite, 2 double-cabins and 5 twin cabins. All cabins feature air-conditioning, en suite bathrooms, mini-bar and air conditioning.
  • Social Areas / Services: Fantastic luxury top-deck with sun-loungers, 2 jacuzzis / hot-tubs, and deck chairs. Inside there is a richly decorated dining and bar area, kayaks, small Zodiacs (inflatable dinghies) for the island excursions, 110v electricity, free tea, coffee and water throughout the cruise (alcoholic beverages are available at additional cost).
  • More information: www.galapagosseastarjourney.com

The Sea Star Journey is home to three passenger decks, with cabins split over two decks and a top deck / sun deck.

Main Deck

The main deck features four cabins, as well as the dining / restaurant area and briefing area.

Sea Star Journey Main Deck

Upper Deck

The Upper Deck features four cabins including the master suite.

Sea Star Journey Upper Deck

Top Deck

The Top Deck contains the social and communal areas of the cruise ship including the sun loungers, hot tubs and outdoor dining area.

Sea Star Journey Top Deck

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Sea Star Journey Deck
Sea Star Journey Jacuzzi
Sea Star Journey Sunset
Sea Star Journey Sun Deck
Sea Star Journey Dining Room
Sea Star Journey Dining Room
Sea Star Journey Cabin
Sea Star Journey Twin Cabin