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Galapagos Sea Star Journey

Ship Overview

Operated by: Latin Trails

The Galapagos Sea Star Journey is a luxurious modern ship, and one of the finest new ships to enter service in the Galápagos Islands in recent years. Originally built as the Grand Odyssey in 2011, in 2015 she underwent an extensive interior renovation and also saw the installation of new, state-of-the-art engines which produce less noise, aid smoother navigation, and offer a speed improvement of 2 knots whilst delivering better fuel efficiency. Accommodating a maximum of just 16 guests in eight spacious suites, expeditioners will be well looked after by a crew of 11, including a fully-accredited naturalist/guide. Her spacious sun deck, featuring two jacuzzis, a number of day beds and sun loungers and a BBQ, is one of the largest sun decks in the archipelago. Galapagos Sea Star Journey is equipped with a number of tools to aid exploration, including zodiacs, kayaks and snorkelling equipment.

 

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Key Facts

Crew
11
Officers
Ecuadorian
Guests
16
Tonnage
480
Length
138 Feet / 42 Metres
Width
30 Feet
Speed
12 Knots
Passenger Decks
4
Built
2011
Registry
Ecuador
Room Grades

Sea Star Suite

SIZE:35m2 / 377sqftSLEEPS:2

The single Sea Star Suite is an exclusive retreat measuring over 35 square metres and can be configured with two single beds or one king-size bed. Large windows provide panoramic views, ensuring that the magnificent landscapes can be enjoyed from any part of the suite. A stylish en suite features a spacious walk in shower, luxury toiletries and fluffy robes. Other amenities include individually-controlled air conditioning, two sofas, desk, minibar and television with DVD player (whilst there is no tv reception, the ship does have a good collection of DVDs).

Suite

SIZE:25m2 / 269sqftSLEEPS:2

Galapagos Sea Star's seven Suites are a roomy 25 square metres and can be configured with two single beds or one king-size bed. Large windows provide panoramic views, and the stylish en suite features a spacious walk in shower, luxury toiletries and fluffy robes. Other amenities include individually-controlled air conditioning, a sofa, desk, minibar and television with DVD player (whilst there is no tv reception, the ship does have a good collection of DVDs).

Dining

Local Ecuadorian and International dishes combine natural and organic ingredients in order to offer a healthy gastronomic experience. Meals are served in the cosy atmosphere of the dining room, or al fresco on the deck. Tea, coffee and water are included in your expedition price, and are available at the self-service station in the dining room. There is a also well-stocked bar with soft drinks, juices, beer, wine, premium liquors, and cocktails. All drinks from the bar are available at an additional cost. 

Features

Galapagos Sea Star Journey features a generous amount of deck space and first-class onboard amenities. A large sundeck offers both shaded and uncovered areas, two jacuzzis and comfortable sun loungers. Social areas include a saloon, mini-library and video library as well as a play zone for children. Snorkelling equipment and kayaks are  also available for guest use.

Galapagos Sea Star Journey complies with all local and international safety regulations. In addition, sustainable practices have been implemented throughout the journey to protect the fragile environment of the Galapagos archipelago.

All shore excursions and activities are included in the expedition fare. Zodiac touring, nature hikes, snorkelling and kayaking within the Galapagos National Park, are just some of the activities on offer, always accompanied by an English-speaking naturalist guide. The guides are certified as experts on topics such including wildlife, geology, marine life, biology, and more. Before dinner each day, the guide will provide a recap of the day's adventures and outline activities and timings for the following day.

Galapagos Sea Star Journey Expeditions

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Galápagos Sea Star Circle

From USD $10199.00 Per Person

DURATION:11 Days/ 10 Nights REGION:South & Central America SHIP:Galapagos Sea Star Journey

One of the most comprehensive expeditions discovering the Galápagos Islands. Explore aboard a modern, luxurious cruiser boasting the amenities and ambiance of a private yacht.

4-Night Galápagos Sea Star

From USD $4199.00 Per Person

DURATION:5 Days/ 4 Nights REGION:South & Central America SHIP:Galapagos Sea Star Journey

This four night expedition is a fantastic introduction to the Galápagos Islands for those short on time. Cruise aboard a luxury ship and see the iconic wildlife of Darwin's playground.

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