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Dutch built with teak decks in 1966 as a luxury private yacht, the Samba is now a perfectly well converted cruise boat specialized for Galapagos Islands vacations. The SAMBA accommodates 14 guests, a perfect number to enjoy the magic of the Islands with privacy and flexibility. Its professional, experienced and friendly crew and naturalist guide are devoted to go the extra mile to make your journey a trip of a lifetime. The upper deck with an outside dining area and sun protection is ideal for bird and marine life watching. On the main deck, an outside area with reading, resting and eating space; and inside, there is a dining salon with library with TV/VCR and Stereo.

Itineraries & dates for Samba

Where will Samba take you on your Galapagos Islands visit and when can you go there? Here is a summary:


DAY 1 –  Baltra Airport – Mosquera Islet
DAY 2 –  Darwin Bay – Prince Philip’s Steps
DAY 3 – Mejia Point – Black Beach
DAY 4 –  Albemarle Point – Vicente Roca Point
DAY 5 – Espinoza Point – Urbina Bay
DAY 6 – Elizabeth Bay – Punta Moreno
DAY 7 – Asilo De La Paz – Loberia
DAY 8 – Highlands – Baltra Airport
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DAY 1 – Baltra Airport – Charles Darwin St./Tortoise Breeding Center
DAY 2 – Cormorant Point, Champion – Post Office Bay/Barroness Lookout
DAY 3 – Suarez Point – Gardner Bay
DAY 4 – Lobos Island/Kicker Rock – Punta Pitt
DAY 5 – Barrington Bay/South Plaza – Punta Carrion
DAY 6 –  Sullivan Bay – Bartolome
DAY 7 –  James Bay – Rabida
DAY 8 – North Seymour – Baltra Airport
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Aboard this cruise: Specifications & Amenities

Living aboard this cruise, at a glance: everything you wanted to know about the ship, accommodation aboard and its amenities.

  • Category – Tourist
  • Capacity – 14 passengers
  • Construction – 1966 in the Netherlands & refurbished in 2007
  • Type – Steel-hulled motor yacht with stabilizing sail
  • Length – 23.77m
  • Width – 5.48m
  • Max speed – 9 knots
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  • salon and an outdoor dining area
  • observation deck/sun deck
  • TV and VCR room
  • Upper Deck: 1 air-conditioned matrimonial cabin each with private bath with hot shower
  • Lower Deck: 6 air-conditioned double cabins (bunk beds) each with private bath with hot shower
  • All meals on board of the cruise from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on last cruise day
  • All activities as described with a bilingual naturalist guide
  • Water, tea, coffee unlimited
  • Snorkeling equipment and wetsuit
  • Accommodation in a double room with a private bathroom
  • Airport transfers in Galapagos (when your flights arrive on the same day as start date of the cruise and when your flight leaves the same day as the end date of your cruise)
  • 24/7 Dutch, English & Spanish assistance
  • Flights from/to Galapagos (we can also book the flights for you)
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee: $100 p.p.
  • Migratory Control Card: $20 p.p.
  • Isabela dock fee $10 p.p. (if the itinerary includes Isabela island)
  • Transportation between Baltra Airport – cruise terminal fee ($5 p.p.) each way
  • Water taxis (from and to the shore)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tips for the guide
  • Personal travel insurance

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