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Silversea – Silver Galapagos



This large expedition ship has accommodation for up to 100 passengers, all in ocean-view suites, many of which have balconies.

Silversea – Silver Galapagos

Price from: Price on request for 8 days

Alya offers 4,5 and 8 day cruises in the Galapagos Islands, and is a spacious and elegant catamaran that makes a comfortable home.

As you’d expect of a ship of this size, there is a lot of space and a good range of amenities. The large restaurant is on deck 3 with the grill on deck 4. The main lounge, boutique, library and shore excursion desk can all on deck 3. Other social areas include a piano bar, gym, Jacuzzi, massage room and beauty salon. Silver Galapagos has a crew of 70, to look after the 100 passengers.

Silversea – Silver Galapagos key features

  • Accommodates 100 passengers
  • Large cruise ship with 5 decks of accommodation
  • Ocean view cabins with range of amenities
  • 70 crew to look after 100 passengers
  • Choice of restaurants
  • Gym, massage room and jacuzzi

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Itinerary A Western – 7 nights / 8 days

  1. SAT: Fly to San Cristobal. Leon Dormido
  2. SUN: Bartolome. Santiago: Espumilla Beach
  3. MON: Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca. Fernandina: Punta Espinosa
  4. TUE: Isabela: Tagus Cove, Elizabeth Bay
  5. WED: Floreana: Post Office Bay, Punta Cormorant; or Corona del Diablo; or Champion, Floreana
  6. THU: Santa Cruz: Cerro Dragon and Las Bachas
  7. FRI: Santa Cruz: Los Gemelos, Puerto Ayora and the Fausto Llerena Breeding Center
  8. SAT: Depart Baltra

Itinerary B North Central – 7 nights / 8 days

SAT: Fly to Baltra. Daphne Island
SUN: Genovesa: Darwin Bay, El Barranco
MON: North Seymour. Santiago: Sullivan Bay
TUE: Rabido. Santa Cruz: El Eden
WED: San Cristobal: Galapaguera Cerro Colorado Tortoise Reserve and Punta Pitt
THU: Espanola: gadrner Bay and Punta Suarez
FRI: Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station, Puerto Ayora. South Plaza
SAT: Depart San Cristobal

Silver Galapagos accommodates up to 100 passengers in 5 categories of suites over 5 decks. All suites have 2 twins or 1 queen bed, a sitting area, writing desk, wardrobe or closet, safe, vanity unit with hairdryer, stocked minibar, TV, radio alarm with iPod dock, wi-fi internet access (pay locally), marbled bathroom with toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, beach towels, binoculars and butler service.

There are 24 explorer suites, 7 on deck 2 (no.s 246 – 252), all 20-22 square metres, 12 on deck 3 (no.s 334 – 345), 22-23 square metres, and 5 on deck 4 (no.s 428-431 & 433), 22-23 square metres. Suites 336-341 can sleep 3 passengers. Suites on deck 2 have 3 portholes, those on decks 4 & 5 have windows.

There are 2 terrace suites on deck 5 (no.s 505 & 506), each measuring 26.38 square metres and with picture windows.

There are 12 veranda suites on deck 5 (no.s 507 – 512 & 514 – 519), all can sleep up to 3 passengers and have a veranda with patio furniture and cover an area of 25 square metres (including the veranda of 5 square metres).

There are 8 deluxe veranda suites on deck 4 (no.s 420 – 427). Each can sleep up to 3 passengers and has a private balcony with patio furniture and covers an area of 28 square metres (including the balcony of 6 square metres).

There are 4 silver suites on deck 6 (no.s 601 – 604), each can sleep up to 3 passengers and has an Illy espresso machine, sparkling wine, chocolates and fruit, free laundry service and a veranda with patio furniture. Each has an area of 34 square metres including the veranda of 7 square metres.

There are four staterooms (no.s 3-6) of 28 square metres on the upper deck, all with a window, shower room with hot and cold running water and a window, and a balcony with table and chairs. These comprise two sets of interconnecting cabins. Each can be configured as a twin or double.

Technical Specifications

Year of construction:1990 (formerly called Galapagos Explorer II)
Type:Expedition cruise ship
Capacity:100 passengers
Accommodation:All cabins are outside cabins with ocean views and many have balconies. They are en-suite and have TV, iPod dock and Wi-Fi (pay locally). Bathrobes and slippers are provided for all guests and there is butler service.
On Board:There are 5 decks of accommodation. Social areas include a lounge, library, restaurant, grill restaurant (outdoor), piano bar, shore excursion desk, boutique, gym, massage room, beauty salon, deck with jacuzzi. There are 2 lifts.
Maximum speed:17 knots
Crew:70 + guides

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