Daphne Yacht

A cheap, yet quality yacht choice especially liked by young passengers. 8,5 & 4 day cruises. 16 passengers.

A cheap, yet quality yacht choice especially liked by young passengers. 8,5 & 4 day cruises. 16 passengers.

Built in 1997, the Daphne has become a boat, especially liked by young passengers.

The boat is definitely a cheap, yet top-quality choice as far as economical Galapagos cruises are concerned. The Daphne features a restaurant and bar, a small library, a TV and VCR room, as well as a solarium, a water purification system, and air conditioning on board. Thanks to its sleek construction, as well as its first-class service, professional crew members, and experienced naturalist guide, you'll immediately feel comfortable on board. If you opt for first-class service, but economical prices, welcome on board!

Snorkeling equipment is available and wet suits can be rented.

Daphne Cabins

The Daphne has seven double cabins and one suite. The double cabins have twin beds, each with a private bathroom and hot water. 

Exterior

Interior

Itinerary

Wednesday

Morning: Baltra Island
Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

Evening: Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach
A swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.

Thursday

Morning: North Seymour Island
Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.

Evening: Bartholomew Island
Bartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach.

Friday

Morning: Santiago Island: Espumilla Beach
Espumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.

Evening: Santiago Island: Buccaneer Cove
Buccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.

Saturday

Morning: Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.

Evening: Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.

Sunday

Morning: Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay
As enter you the bay, hawks can soar overhear and schools of fish can be seen swimming underneath.

Evening: Isabela Island: Moreno Point
Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.

Monday

Morning: Isabela Island: Las Tintoreras
A short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras.
Isabela Island: The Wall of Tears

Isabela was a penal colony. Prisoners were made build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment.

Evening: Isabela Island: Sierra Negra Volcano
On the way up you can see lush vegetation and the summit offers a spectacular view of the lowlands.

Tuesday

Morning: Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill
A hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.

Evening: Santa Cruz Island: Carrion Point
A lagoon with beautiful turquoise water where you can see a variety of fish, rays and white-tip reef sharks.

Wednesday

Morning: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station
An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.
Baltra
Transfer to the Airport.

Wednesday

Morning: Baltra Island
Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

Evening: Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach
A swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galapagos.

Thursday

Morning: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay
A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.

Evening: Floreana Island: Cormorant Point
Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.

Friday

Morning: Española Island: Suarez Point
Suarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.

Evening: Española Island: Gardner Bay
Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.

Saturday

Morning: San Cristobal Island: Cerro Brujo
A beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas.
San Cristobal Island: Leon Dormido
This island comprises two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of sea birds.

Evening: San Cristobal Island: Interpretation Center
A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos.

Sunday

Morning: Santa Fe Island
A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.

Evening: South Plaza Island
South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos.

Monday

Morning: Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.

Evening: Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip's Steps
An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.

Tuesday

Morning: Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.

Evening: Rabida Island
A bird-watcher's delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans.

Wednesday

Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove
This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.
Baltra
Transfer to the Airport.

Saturday

Morning: San Cristobal Island
Arrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

Evening: San Cristobal Island: Leon Dormido
This island comprises two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of sea birds.
San Cristobal Island: Interpretation Center
A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos.

Sunday

Morning: Santa Fe Island
A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.

Evening: South Plaza Island
South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos.

Monday

Morning: Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.

Evening: Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip's Steps
An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.

Tuesday

Morning: Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.

Evening: Rabida Island
A bird-watcher's delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans.

Wednesday

Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove
This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.
Baltra
Transfer to the Airport.

Wednesday

Morning: San Cristobal Island
Arrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

Evening: Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach
A swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galapagos.

Thursday

Morning: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay
A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.

Evening: Floreana Island: Cormorant Point
Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.

Friday

Morning: Española Island: Suarez Point
Suarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.

Evening: Española Island: Gardner Bay
Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.

Saturday

Morning: San Cristobal Island: Cerro Brujo
A beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas.
San Cristobal Island: Isla Lobos
This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores.

Additional Information

  • Category: Mid Range
  • Capacity: 16 Passengers
  • Accommodations: 8 double cabins with private bathrooms & hot water.
  • Crew: Capitan, 2 sailors, chef, auxiliar mechanic, barman, bilingual naturalist guideSafety Equipment: - GPS Satellite Navigation
    - Radar Foruno 36 miles
    - Foruno Depth Sounder
    - Radio Marine HF, VHF, SSB rescue equipment, Channel 70
    - 3 motor dinghy's with total capacity of 24 passengers

- 16 person's capacity inflatable rafts
- Beacon radio
- Fire system
- Life jackets
- First Aid and DAN oxygen equipment
- Fire alarm sensors and fire extinguishing system

 

  • Max Speed: 10 Knots
  • Length: 70 ft

Features

Category
Mid Range
Type
Small Yacht
Capacity
16
Departure day
Wednesday Saturday
Cruise Length
4 days 5 days 8 days
Normal price per person (4D/3N)
$ 1.675

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