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Galapagos Seaman Cruise

Seaman Journey Catamaran

Seaman Journey Yacht Description

The Seaman Journey is a 16 passenger first class catamaran offering various itineraries throughout the Galapagos Islands. Your crew consists of 9 members and a Naturalist Guide who will accompany you in all tours and briefings that take place onboard. The many social areas are well-furnished providing a comfortable and stylish feel.

Enjoy the fantastic meals the chef puts together and remember to state your dietary needs as he can customize them properly. The sundecks are just the place to catch some sun, watching the sun rise or set with a cocktail from the bar.

The library is also available for those with an appetite for knowledge with the latest books on various Galapagos wildlife or geography.

Don't forget to take advantage of the snorkeling and kayaking equipment as well.

Seaman Journey Cabins

There is a combination of 9 different cabins on the main deck, upper deck, and lower deck. You have the option to choose from cabins with twin beds and large window, double beds with a large window, or one double bed and single bed with a port hole.

See these other comparable first class yachts: Treasure of Galapagos, Beagle, Galaxy

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Seaman Journey Cruise Prices

2016 prices per person starting at:

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Description 4 DAYS 5 DAYS 8 DAYS 11 DAYS 12 DAYS 15 DAYS
Main deck $2471 $3510 $5299 $7571 $8329 $10600
Suites $3033 $4022 $6625 $9465 $10411 $13250
 
Charter $40221 $51485 $84799 $121142 $133256 $169599

* Charter rates don't apply for Christmas and New Year.

Rates include:

  • All meals
  • Transfers in the islands
  • All shore excursions with an English speaking naturalist guide

Not included:

  • US$100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • $20 Transit Control Card
  • Fuel Surcharge
  • IVA 12%
  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Bottled beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance

Seaman Journey Itinerary

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Itinerary 15 days/14 nights = Itinerary C+ C1 (Fri - Fri)
Itinerary 15 days/14 nights = Itinerary C1 + C (Fri - Fri)
Itinerary 15 days/14 nights = Itinerary A+ C + B (Tue - Tue)

Seaman Journey Photos

Seaman Journey

Galapagos Seaman Cruise

Twin Main Deck Cabin

Galapagos Seaman Cruise Twin Cabin

Matrimonial Upper Deck Cabin

Galapagos Seaman Cruise Double Cabin

Dinner

Galapagos Seaman Cruise Dining Lounge

Dining Room

Galapagos Seaman Cruise Dining Room

Saloon

Galapagos Seaman Cruise Lounge

Sun Deck

Galapagos Seaman Cruise Sun Deck

Seaman Journey Deck Plans & Specs

Upper Deck

Seaman Catamaran II

Main Deck

Seaman Catamaran II

Lower Deck

Seaman Catamaran II

Sun Deck

Seaman Catamaran II

Specifications

  • Type: Motor Catamaran
  • Category: Boutique Yacht Naturalist Liveaboard
  • Material construction: Fiberglass
  • Length: 90 feet (27.6 meters)
  • Beam: 36.08 feet (11 meters)
  • Draft: 4.75 feet (1.45 meters)
  • Year build: 2007
  • Main engines: 2x Cummins 350 hp IMO
  • Electric system: 2x 50 kw IMO
  • Electric power: 110v and 220v AC/DC
  • Cruising Speed: 10 knots
  • Water capacity: 3000 gallons
  • Diesel capacity: 2500 gallons
  • Passengers: maximum 16
  • Crew: 9 members
  • Diving: Sport platform
  • Equipment for sports: Snorkeling (free use of equipment), sea kayaking and surfing

Seaman Journey Reviews

Comments and recommendations received on this Galapagos cruise:

Hi Maria,

The last of my family has just left Ecuador to return to the U.S. and I did want to let you know about our trip to the Galapagos.

I cannot say enough good things about you, Columbus Travel and the arrangements that you made for us. Everything worked perfectly. There was not one problem and the providers were all outstanding. Everyone in our group was impressed by the arrangements you made for us. More specifically I want to highly commend you. I have never worked with anyone who was more responsive, more professional or more pleasant to work with than you!! We made a number of plan changes along the way and you made me feel like it was your pleasure to do so. Columbus Travel is extremely fortunate to have you as part of their team.

I have travelled extensively in my life, travelling to and around between 50 and 60 different countries representing every continent except Antarctica and spending as much as a year at a time traveling for pleasure. I have most often made my own arrangements but have used agents and travel advisors on a number of occasions. I understand the travel business and when I say I have never worked with anyone as good as you that is high praise indeed. If I need travel help in the future I will be back in touch and I will also recommend you and Columbus Travel to anyone I know who may need travel help. I hope you bring my comments to the attention of the management of Columbus Travel. If I can do anything for you please let me know.

Warmest regards and best wishes,

Hunter Cole

Seaman Journey
October 2015

2 guests

Hi Maria,

I had a great trip to the Galapagos and am very pleased with your attentiveness, professionalism and skill. All aspects of the trip met my and Rik's hopes and expectations. The only disappointment I can think of was the lack of kayaks on the Seaman Journey.

Thank you for creating a memorable trip for us!

Mike

Seaman Journey
October 2015

2 guests

Hello Maria,

I am happily back from our wonderful trip to the Galapagos. I was planning to write you today, but you beat me to it! Heide and I were thrilled to make this trip, and enjoyed every minute. Thank you so much for your help and that of Klaus Lueckert. Now I have printed up my photos and will be sharing them with friends.

In friendship,

Robin

Seaman
May 2015

USA

2 guests

Christian,
My apologies for the delay! Our trip home was a little more exciting than we wished for... an additional 6.5hrs of waiting in Miami before leaving at 11:45 and we arrived back in DC around 3AM and I have been back at work full steam since then.

Anyway...our trip to the Galapagos was amazing!! We had a wonderful time. The Seaman was a great accomodation... the cabins were always clean, and well dressed... and we never saw the cabin boy do anything! The rest of the crew were always kind, helpful, and ready to do anything for us. There was just the right amount of interaction; enough activities on the boat to make it interesting and fun.

The guide, Angel, was the most patient man. He was very knowledgeable about the islands we visited and the animals we saw. He made sure everyone had enough time to see the animals, ask questions and take as many pictures as we wanted. I have to say he always had a smile on his face, always a kind word or a funny saying. He prepared us each evening for the next day's activities.

We enjoyed our tour of Quito and the trip to the middle of the world. The driver was excellent and Cynthia was very sweet. She was so kind to give her number to us in case we had any questions over the next few days. (fortunately, we did not need to call her!) We all enjoyed the Middle of the Earth stop...the tour guide there was entertaining and we all very much enjoyed the interactive nature of the stop. (We were glad to NOT get involved with all the traffic trying to see the monument around the corner that Sunday).

All in all, a wonderful trip and experience for us all.

I would say the only way to improve the experience would be to maybe give a little more guidance (in an online brochure maybe?) about what clothes to bring, and the fact that only cash is accepted at most places.

Thank you again for answering all of our questions, and helping to make this trip so wonderful!!
Cindy Souza

Cindy
USA
Seaman
May 2012

Lee, John, and Astia

Here, here...three cheers for Ivonne. It's a little unsettling making travel arrangements thousands of miles away, however everything you represented exceeded all of our expectations. It was an adventure extravaganza and trip of a lifetime. Thank you, Ivonne, for all your recommendations in selecting the right boat to booking flights in and out of San Cristobal to finding a night on the island at a hotel. Everything was superb!

Happy New Year!
Warm regards,
Lee

USA
SEAMAN & HOTEL ARENA BLANCA On : Dec, 2011

Hi Elena,

We just wanted to thank you for this amazing trip to Ecuador. The trip was extremely well organized and was a great experience!

Many thanks for your help.

Regards,
Pascal
Germany, August 2010
Travelled on Seaman and to Sacha Lodge

This is a long overdue comment about our cruise on the Seaman Journey in May 2009. We were a party of 6 and had a wonderful experience. The Seaman Journey and its crew were the best and Columbus Travel's expertise and service were superb! We have recommended you to other people.

Mary L. Bean
USA, April 2010
Traveled on the Seaman Journey

Hola Ivonne!

I am back in Singapore and I would like to thank U very much for all ur assistance of planning my trip with the problems at Macchu Pichu and the cancellation of my girlfriend. Thanks to you I had a wonderfull time in Ecuador and Peru. The guides you choose are very nice and knowledeable and the hotels were great. Whenever me or one of my friends are going to Ecuador/Peru I will recommend to use Columbus Travel. I already referred one Traveller I met, named also Yvonne from Switzerland to you for Galapagos Cruise.

Muchas Gracias and many greetings from Singapore

Guido
Germany, February 2010
Traveled on the Seaman Journey

Hi Fernanda,

We had the most wonderful time in your country! Everything was perfect, and it was definitely our most favorite trip yet. Your company and everyone on the Seaman was wonderful, friendly, helpful and professional.

I am considering a volunteer excursion next spring in the Ecuadorian Amazon. If I end up being able to go, I will likely be in touch with Columbus Travel for a Machu Picchu extension. Hopefully I will be able to work it out next year; I would love to return to Ecuador.

Warmest regards,

Jenn Stone
USA, June 2009
Traveled on the Seaman

Elena,

I just wanted to thank you for all your help with setting up our trip to the Galapagos. Andrew and I had an amazing time, and were extremely happy with all the arrangements.

Thank you,

Katherine Beebe
USA, August 2008
Traveled on the Seaman

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