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$ 170,000

Price Details: *170,000 – 113 000 USD  for flexible 4 to 8 days experience. Full price details – below.

Destination: Galapagos Islands

Availability: Flexible duration from 4 days to 1 week ( 7 nights/8 days)

  • From 1st of February 2019 – to 14th of February 2019
  • From 23rd of February 2019 – to 9th of March 2019
  • From 28th of March 2019 – onwards ( April, May, June 2019) 
  • From 1st of December 2019  – to 28th of December 2019 
  • From 10th of January 2020 – onwards ( February, March, April, May, June 2020) 

( Availability last up-date: 05.02.2019)

Category: Adventure, Environmental, Nature Treasures, Underwater Adventures
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Experience Value

  • Witnessing the incredible biodiversity: around 80% of the land birds you will see, 97% of the reptiles and land mammals, and more than 30% of the plants can only be found in that area. In other words, every sight could be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so drink it all in as you see it.
  • Seeing things that inspired history: Darwin’s visit to the Galapagos Islands had a resounding impact on the formation of his Theory of Natural Selection. The Galapagos islands will change the way you look at the world and your place in it.
  • Snorkelling in idyllic waters
  • Cliff Jumping at Las Grietas
  • Play with Marine iguanas in “Playa de Los Perros” (Dogs Beach)
  • Make a selfie with the Galápagos tortoise – the largest living species of tortoise
  • Hiking a lava-filled volcano at the Sierra Negra
  • Enjoying world-famous chocolate and coffee from local producers
  • Enjoy breathtaking views from Bartolomé island summit
  • Swimming with sharks tops the list for adventure seekers



170,000 USD  for 1 week (7 nights/8days)  charter fee + local tax may apply + 30% deposit for expenses (fuel, food-beverages, ports, experiences & activities etc.) 

142 000 USD ( charter fee) for 5 nights/6 days  + local tax may apply + 30% deposit for expenses (fuel, food-beverages, ports, experiences & activities etc.) 

113,000 USD  ( charter fee) for 4 nights/5 days  + local tax may apply + 30% deposit for expenses (fuel, food-beverages, ports, experiences & activities etc.) 

*We guarantee the best possible deal on this experience.


– Galapagos Naturalist Guide (English speaking) . He stays onboard in a crew cabin
– Sat Internet Service

Additional costs:
– Galapagos Nature Park fees USD 120 per person (paid at airport)



Flexible 4- 8 days experience (start on Monday) within the following dates:

  • From 10th of January 2020 – onwards ( February, March, April, May, June 2020) 

( Availability last up-date: 25.03.2019)

Galapagos: Seasons are split into cool and dry (June – November) and warm and wet (December – June), with the warmer season being the best time to visit Galápagos for warmer, calmer seas and good underwater visibility. Showers tend to be short, so you can make the most of this yachting experience.

The Yacht M/Y Stella Maris


Length: 37.80m (124′)

Year Built (refit): 1988 (2018)

Hull: Steel

Volume: 317 Gross tons

Cruising speed: 12 knots

Fuel consumption: 2500 gallons per week approx US Gall/Hr

Cabins configuration: 4 Double, 3 Twin

Beds configuration: 1 King, 3 Queen, 6 Single

Bridge deck: Master cabin with king bed

Main deck fwd: 2 x VIP cabins with queen beds

Lower deck: 3 x twin cabins and 1 x double cabin with queen bed

Number of guests: 14


Refit/Maintenance Details:

Complete interior refit including carpets, wallpaper, and soft goods

Haul out and repaint

Teak deck sanding

Water Equipment:

  • 6.7m (22ft) Novurania with a 150hp engine
  • 4.2m (14ft) Novurania tender with 90hp engine
  • 3 x kayaks
  • 1 x stand up paddleboard
  • Large assortment of snorkelling gear including wetsuits
  • Underwater camera – still/video

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The Crew


12 crew members


Captain: Daniel Mora Serrano, Ecuadorian

Speaks Spanish

Captain Daniel has 30+ years of experience navigating the Galapagos waters. He was born in San Cristobal, Galapagos and grew up with an immense amount of respect and love for the environment. For Daniel, the

charterer’s experience on board STELLA MARIS is of the utmost importance and he feels it is a privilege for him to be Captain of the yacht that offers the most luxurious service in the Archipelago!

Chef: Marco Cigna, Belgian

Speaks French, Spanish, English (basic), Italian (basic)

Marco grew up in Belgium. He worked in France for 14 years in various regions hotels and restaurants where he acquired the knowledge of Traditional French Cuisine. Marco then moved to England to work at the Michelin Star rated Castle Inwik House (Relais et Chateau). After that, he worked in Spain, in Corsica, and then the Caribbean Islands, studying the different regional cuisines as he went. He has served ambassadors, president of the republic, diplomats, and prime ministers and especially enjoys giving personalized attention to clients.

Chief Stewardess: Wendy Pineiros, Ecuadorian

Fluent in Spanish

Wendy was born and raised in Ecuador. She studied in Quito and in the United States obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree, Hotel & Cruise Management certification from the Universidad Tecnologica Equinoccial, and her PYA Yacht Interior Service Certificate from Warsah Superyachts Academy. Her sense of humour is infectious and her desire to share the beauty of the Galapagos is undeniable, leaving each guest with a new found love for this “off the beaten path” location.

Sous Chef: Pedro Bajana, Ecuadorian

Stewardess: Andrea Arreaga, Ecuadorian

Stewardess: Beatriz Sierra, Swedish

Stewardess: Andrea Pico, Ecuadorian

First Machinist: Eloy Leon, Ecuadorian

Galapagos English speaking Naturalist Guide stays onboard in a crew cabin ( his rate is 250 USD / per day )


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