La Pinta Cruise Ship

La Pinta cruise boasts among the largest cabins of any Galápagos vessel with floor-to-ceiling windows in all cabins. Capacity for 48 passengers. 8,5 & 4 day cruises.

La Pinta cruise boasts among the largest cabins of any Galápagos vessel with floor-to-ceiling windows in all cabins. Capacity for 48 passengers. 8,5 & 4 day cruises.

This modern yacht accommodates 48 guests, with ample social areas, an observation deck towards the bow, wrap-around windows, Jacuzzi, cardio-gym, kayaks, glass-bottom boat, sun deck, sun loungers… ideal for travellers looking for a sophisticated, upscale experience of the islands.

Her exciting itineraries promise a complete immersion in this exceptional environment, with expert naturalist guides enriching wildlife encounters like few others on the planet. 

La Pinta Cabins

Yacht La Pinta has 24 comfortable cabins, all of them convertible from twin to queen sizes, and four connecting cabins, all with full private facilities, permanent hot and cold water, sufficient closet space and central control panel for room temperature, public announcements system, individual MP3 sound system, volume and reading lights; all cabins are fully carpeted and air-conditioned throughout.

Exterior

Interior

Itinerary

Friday

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

Evening: San Cristobal Island - Cerro Brujo
A beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas.

Saturday 

Morning: San Cristobal Island - La Galapaguera
Learn about the giant tortoise breeding programme established by the National Park.

Evening: San Cristobal Island - Pitt Point
Here there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies.

Sunday 

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.

Monday

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

Monday

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

Evening: Santa Cruz Island - El Chato
A reserve in the highlands where you have the opportunity to observe the giant tortoise in the wild.

Tuesday

Morning: Santa Cruz Island - Whale Bay
Whale Bay is the site of one of the oldest whaling camps on Santa Cruz Island.

Evening: Sombrero Chino Island
The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs.

Wednesday

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

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

Thursday

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.

Friday

Morning: Baltra Island
Transfer to the Airport.

Friday

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

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

Saturday

Morning: Isabela Island - Vicente Roca Point
The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.

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 - Urbina Bay
Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you'll find a short trail leading to a coral reef.

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

Monday

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

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

Tuesday

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

Evening: Santa Cruz Island - Los Gemelos
Spanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz.

Wednesday

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.
Floreana Island - Baroness' Observatory
This site shows a breath-taking view of La Loberia and the inland features of Floreana Island.

Evening: Floreana Island - Cormorant Point
Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.
Floreana Island: Champion Islet
A small island located very near Floreana, snorkeling and diving around Champion can be excellent.

Thursday 

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.

Friday

Morning: San Cristobal Island
Transfer to the airport.

Additional Information

  • Reconstructed & refitted: Callao, Peru, 2007
  • Capacity:  48 guests
  • Length Overall: 63.87 (209.49ft)
  • Breadth: 12.50 m (41 ft.)
  • Maximum Draft: 4.00 m (12 ft.)
  • Gross Tonnage: 1,438.32 tons
  • Cruising Speed: 10 knots
  • Cabins: 24 outside cabins, on the same deck with twin or queen-size beds.
  • Double Cabin Size: 16 m2 (175 ft2)
  • Tripe Cabin Size: 22 m2 (236ft2) with sofa bed
  • Decks: Three public decks include an ample bar-salon, dining room, natural history library, sky bar and sundeck.
  • Wellness: Jacuzzi, fitness room
  • Type of vessel: Motor yacht
  • Electricity: 110-220 volts 50Hz
  • Engines: 2 DEUTZ Model SBA 8M 1275 hp
  • Navigation Equipment: Gyrocompass, automatic pilot, radar and GPS
  • Communications Systems: Inmarsat C, Internet Satelital
  • Safety Certificates: SOLAS, STCW, MARPOL, ISM CODE 12
  • Fire Detector: Automatic with control from the bridge
  • Life Jackets: in each cabin
  • Inflatable Life Craft: 2 x 50-man and 6 x 25-man
  • Landing Craft: 4 Pumar inflatable + glass bottom boat
  • Owner: ETICA-Metropolitan Touring
  • Decks:  3: Sun deck, Cabin deck, Main deck
  • Crew: 27 including Officers
  • Naturalist Guides: 4 (including Expedition Leader)
  • Medical Officer: Permanently on board

Features

Category
Luxury
Type
Cruise Ship
Capacity
48
Departure day
Monday Friday
Cruise Length
4 days 5 days 8 days
Rack rate (8D/7N)
$ 6.895

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