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Beluga

Beluga

Spacious comfortable yacht. Great itinerary, friendly crew and first class naturalists.

Category Length Guests Cabins
First Class 110 ft 16 8

Category: First Class

Length: 110 ft

Guests: 16

Cabins: 8

Officially classed as a ‘Superior First Class’ motor yacht, the Beluga is a very comfortable option, with panoramic windows in the salon and great deck space. Owned and operated by a respected local company with a friendly professional crew, another strength of the Beluga is its itinerary, two great 8 day options and a strong 5-day option. The yacht is fully air conditioned and has spacious social areas and has all the comforts and facilities you would expect of a first class motor yacht, with a spacious sundeck and shaded area in the top deck. The yacht has the ‘Smart Voyager Certification’.

The Beluga has two excellent 8 day itineraries as well as a strong 5 day option. In terms of which itinerary of the Tower, or Fernandina 8-day options we think is the best - they are both equally good! However if you have a particular interest in birds or reptiles and depending on the time of year of your visit, one could have the edge over the other – but we can help advise on this. Here are PDF’s of the 8 and 5-day itinerary options, and below is the full 15 day itinerary.
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beluga - tower - 8 days

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Beluga - Tower - 6 days

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Beluga - Fernandina - 8 Days

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Beluga - Espa§ola - 5 Days

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Please Note:

Itineraries are unlikely to change significantly but are subject to change. Weather, wildlife breeding, instructions from the Galapagos National Park, specific abilities and interests of passengers as well as operational matters may cause your guide or captain to change the times or nature of your visits. Your guide will always endeavor to have the best itinerary for you within these constraints.

Facilities

The Beluga is a fully air-conditioned, spacious and comfortable motor yacht. The salon is equipped with flat screen TV and DVD systems.

Equipment

Crew

Snorkelling

Dimensions

  • Length: 110 ft
  • Beam: 23 ft
  • Draft:
  • Tonnage:
  • Range: 1200 nautical miles
  • Speed: 12 knots cruising
  • Electric Power Supply:
Capacity: 16 passengers
Type: Motor Vessel steel hull
Mechanical Equipment: Twin Scania Diesel Electronic 450 HP each, 3 Perkins generators for 110v and 220v, 2 reverse osmosis water makers, auto pilot system, sewage treatment plant
Safety Equipment: VHF and DSC & HF DSC radios. DPIRB, SART, satellite tracking device, 2 GPS’s, 2 radars, depth sounder, flares, basic first aid kits, 2 tenders with outboards, fin keels for extra stability, flotation rings, life rafts with surplus capacity for all passengers and crew.

Cabins

Each cabin is different on this yacht (we always send guests images of their cabins so they have clear what their cabin will look like). Every cabin has their own private bathroom equipped with hot & cold water showers. There are 4 cabins with twin beds, 2 with twins that can be converted to doubles and 2 with a double bed. Cabin 1 has 3 beds, two lower and one upper bed (so good for families with a small child if you need to all sleep in the same cabin). 110V in cabin and 220V available in salon.

Rates

2019 Prices start at USD $2,590 per person (£2039) for a 4 day cruise
  • 50% single supplement
  • 50% discount for children under 12 years
  • $200 Surcharge per person for Christmas and New Year departures
  • Rates include wet suit rental
  • Beluga is available to charter
  • Discounts available for groups
  • Including all accommodation, food, services of a top class naturalist, $20 Galapagos Migration Card.
  • Excluding flight to Galapagos, $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee, bottled and alcoholic drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Start planning your Galapagos Holiday of a lifetime by calling Rachel or Santiago now on 01964 552292