Athala

Athala

  • Price Per Person:

    From $3000

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Overview:

The luxury catamaran Athala II was specifically designed to cruise the Galapagos Islands in style. The elegant design provides enhanced comfort, superior speed, and excellent stability while meeting all the latest safety standards.

The Athala II is unrivalled in its presentation of the generous accommodation and amenities of a larger boat while still preserving the relaxed exclusivity of a smaller vessel. All cabins on board have air conditioning and feature portrait windows (not portholes). The main deck rooms also have the additional luxury of a private balcony.

Key Features:

Built exclusively for Galapagos cruising,Many common areas and Jacuzzi,Luxurious private rooms,Bilingual naturalist guide,Fully carbon neutral cruise

Technical Specifications:

Year of construction : April 2007

Type : luxury motor catamaran

Draft : 4.6 feet / 1.40 m

Gross tonnage : 320 tons

Length : 98 feet / 30 m

Beam : 37 feet / 11 m

Capacity : 16 passengers

Accommodation

Main deck : 4 main deck cabins with private balcony

Upper deck : 4 upper deck cabins (min. 175 sq. feet)

Main Engines : 2 John Deere 6081 AFM 300 HP

Max Speed : 12 knots

Electricity : 110 volts AC / 60 Hz

Water maker : 2000 gallons / day

Exterior : Mature teak wood flooring

Crew : 10 + 1 naturalist bilingual guide

Safety & Navigation : All equipment meets / exceeds the international SOLAS standard: 2x 20-man life craft, Navnex, 2 GPS, sonar, 2 naval radars, fire detection and prevention systems etc etc.

Trip At A Glance

Price Per Person: $3000, (High season)

Single Supplement: $

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Class: Luxury Yachts

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Best time to travel:

6 DAY CRUISE - NORTH WEST ITINERARY

Sat.

AM

Baltra arrival and transfer to boat

PM

Mosquera Islet

Sun.

AM

Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay

PM

Bartholomew Island

Mon.

AM

Isabela Island: Urbina Bay

PM

Isabela Island: Tagus Cove

Tue.

AM

Fernandina Island: Espinoza Point

PM

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

Wed.

AM

Santiago Island:Egas Port

PM

Santiago Island: Espumilla Beach

Thu.

AM

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station
Transfer to Baltra Airport

 

6 DAY CRUISE - SOUTH WEST ITINERARY

Sat.

AM

Baltra arrival and transfer to boat

PM

Chinese Hat Islet

Sun.

AM

Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill

PM

Rabida Island

Mon.

AM

Isabela Island: Villamil Port

PM

Isabela Island: Wall of Tears

Tue.

AM

Floreana Island: Baroness Viewing Point
Post Office Bay

PM

Floreana Island: Cormorant Point & Champion

Wed.

AM

San Cristobal Island: Witch Hill

PM

San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock / Lobos Island

Thu.

AM

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station
Baltra Airport

 

 

8 DAY CRUISE WITH GENOVESA

Sat.

AM

Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat

PM

Mosquera Island

Sun.

AM

Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay

PM

Bartholomew Island

Mon.

AM

Isabela Island: Urbina Bay

PM

Isabela Island: Tagus Cove

Tue.

AM

Fernandina Island: Espinoza Point

PM

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

Wed.

AM

Santiago Island: Egas Port

PM

Santiago Island: Espumilla Beach

Thu.

AM

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station

PM

Santa Cruz Island: Highlands

Fri.

AM

Genovesa Island: El Barranco

PM

Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay

Sat.

AM

North Seymour Island
Airport transfer to Baltra

 

8 DAY CRUISE WITH ESPAÑOLA

Sat.

AM

Baltra arrival and transfer to boat

PM

Chinese Hat Islet

Sun.

AM

Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill

PM

Rabida Island

Mon.

AM

Isabela Island: Villamil Port

PM

Isabela Island: Wall of Tears

Tue.

AM

Floreana Island: Baroness Viewing Point /Post Office Bay

PM

Floreana Island: Cormorant Point & Champion

Wed.

AM

San Cristobal Island: Witch Hill

PM

San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock / Lobos Island

Thu.

AM

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station

PM

Santa Cruz Island: Highlands

Fri.

AM

Española Island: Suarez Point

PM

Española Island: Gardner Bay

Sat.

AM

Daphne Island
Airport transfer to Baltra

Athala Gallery

Description

8 days

6 days

Deluxe cabins - Regular Season

$4,945

$4,245

Deluxe cabins - Low Season

$4,655

$3,985

 

Charter - Low Season

$65,995

$56,495

Charter - Regular Season

$69,495

$59,495

Charter - High Season

$79,195

$79,195

 

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* All prices are per person in US dollars.
* Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Additional Information:

Fuel surchage: $200 per person

Single supplement: has a surcharge of an extra 50% of the price.

Charter surchage: $200 per person

High season supplements: for short cruises taken during high season dates (Easter, Christmas & New Year), 7-night prices apply

Low season rates apply for all departures in October and November as well as for December 1st, December 8th, and December 15th departures only.

Triple cabins are no available at the moment - will be implemented soon

Children Policy:

Children are accepted from the age of 8 years old onwards

Children under 12 years sharing the cabin with an adult will benefit from 25% discount over the gross rates on all departures except Easter (March 31-April 07), Christmas (December 22-29) and New Year (December 29-January 05) cruises

Rates include:

 All meals and activities throughout the cruise

Bilingual national park guide

All shore excursions with English speaking guides.

All soft drinks and juices onboard

Welcome cocktail (only for charters)

Complimentary use of snorkeling equipment

Complimentary use of 3mm "shorty" wet suits

VIP lounge at Baltra airport on outbound flight from Galapagos

VIP lounge at Quito or Guayaquil airport on flights to Galapagos

Complimentary one-time fully stocked minibar in all cabins

Sharing transfer between the airport in Baltra 

Not included:

 $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee

Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)

Air tickets to and from the Galapagos Islands

Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard

Gratuities

Cancellation/medical insurance

Fuel surcharge $200 per passengerFor 5-night cruises only: private transfer from Puerto Ayora to Baltra airport a on Thursday 1 Pax US$160 / 2-3 Pax US$80 / 4-7 Pax US$50 / 8-14 Pax US$30 per person.

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