Galápagos Islands

Marvel at
Mother Nature’s spectacle on these storied islands

Galápagos Islands Cruises: Ships Carefully Selected by GeoEx


For our Scheduled Group Trips, GeoEx has vetted the huge range of Galápagos options and chosen three top-notch boats for their great comfort, stability, and exacting environmental and hospitality standards: the Eclipse and La Pinta (both accommodating 48 passengers) and the 20-passenger Origin, new for 2016. They are equipped with all the amenities, including spacious cabins, sundeck, library, bar, and hot tub.  

GeoEx Galapagos Cruise aboard La Pinta

Each Ship Includes:


  • Snorkeling equipment: masks, snorkels, flotation vests
  • Shorty wet suits
  • Kayaking options
  • Whale- and dolphin-watching outings (seasonal)
  • Easy panga (Zodiac) boarding from ship
  • Meals: indoor and outdoor seating options; kid-friendly choices; dietary restrictions can be accommodated
  • Daily lectures and briefings
  • Central air-conditioning with individual controls in each cabin
  • Top-of-the-line communication devices for remote transmission between naturalists on land and the ship


La Pinta & Eclipse Specifications


  • Capacity: 48 guests
  • Cabins: 24 spacious, air-conditioned cabins with large windows and private bathrooms; triples and interconnecting cabins available for families and friends
  • Decks: 3–4 public decks include a hot tub, bar, lounge, dining room, well-stocked natural history library, boutique, and sundeck
  • Guides: 4 certified, multilingual naturalist guides
  • Speed: 12 knots, reducing inter-island sailing time, allowing for more time on land
  • Crew: 25–31, including an onboard physician and hotel manager


GeoEx Galapagos Cruise aboard the Eclipse

Origin Specifications


  • Capacity: 20 guests
  • Cabins: 10 spacious, air-conditioned cabins, all with twin- or queen-size beds (two twins pushed together), large windows, and private bathrooms; interconnecting cabins available for families and friends
  • Decks: 3 public decks include a hot tub, bar, lounge, dining room, well-stocked natural history library, boutique, and sundeck
  • Guides: 2 certified, multilingual naturalist guides
  • Speed: 10–12 knots, reducing inter-island sailing time, allowing for more time on land
  • Crew: attentive crew and hotel manger

More information on these ships, including deck plans, is included in our detailed itineraries. Please request one or call us at 888-570-7108 to learn more.

Note on Charter Yachts: If you prefer to sail the Galápagos in privacy with friends or family, we can easily arrange 6- to 15-day private charters on a number of topflight smaller boats. Give us a call to find out more about these vessels.