Sea Star Journey

The M/Y Galapagos Sea Star Journey is a brand new luxury yacht, offering the highest level of comfort of any boat its size in the Galapagos Islands.  The Galapagos Sea Star Journey was built to fulfill the highest expectations of any traveler seeking to experience the wonders of the Galapagos Islands in the most exclusive way. This luxury yacht has been designed especially for small groups to offer you more privacy and comfort, and to reduce the impact on the fragile Galapagos eco-system.

Sea Star Journey offer nature avid travellers the opportunity to experience close encounters with the unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands.

The best way for a traveller to make the most of their Galapagos Vacation time is to cruise around the Islands and experience several visitor sites each day.

At Sea Star Journey we focus on the natural encounters with the unique Galapagos Islands wildlife. Our well planned shore excursions allow passengers to see up close the Galapagos animals and how they have adapted to the harsh Island conditions. 

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Yacht Description

On your Galapagos Vacation we also make sure that survival of the fittest is observed and not experienced... this is why we designed the Sea Star Journey, a luxury yacht that represents a true evolution in the private yacht cruise industry.

At Sea Star Journey we put in over 100 years of combined experience in the design of our brand new luxury yacht "Sea Star Journey". You will not find a private yacht in the Galapagos Islands that offers more space, comfort or service on a 16 passenger boat. Amenities on board include a Jacuzzi, Al Fresco dining area, spa service, spacious sun and shade decks, combined with elegant interiors and a cabin layout that allows for picture windows that can be opened for fresh air flow.

Social Areas

The Sea Star offers elegant and inviting social areas that are used to hold trip meetings, discuss your day to day itinerary, and share your experiences with other passengers.
Relax and enjoy the warm sun and the incredible Galapagos view on our comfortable loungers or in our Jacuzzi while zipping on one of our delicious cocktails.

Cabins

Our twin and matrimonial cabins feature an inter-cabin telephone, 3 panoramic windows that can be opened, a small couch, a small desk, individually controlled air conditioning systems, private bathrooms with hot and cold running water, and a hair dryer.  

Cabins average 21 square meters (226 square feet) in size, giving plenty of room to relax. There is an area for luggage and there are pull out drawers under each bed.

 Both our twin and matrimonial cabins are spacious and fully equipped. They provide passengers with the comfort of a hotel room, while they enjoy the constantly changing view outside their windows.
Our matrimonial cabins are perfect for that romantic getaway, so you can enjoy of this luxurious comfort with that special someone.

Technical Specifications

  • Class: Luxury
  • Capacity: 16 Passengers
  • Cabins: 8
  • Length overall: 42 m
  • Beam: 9 m
  • Year of construction: 2011 in Guayaquil
  • Hull: Monohull of marine steel
  • Speed: 12 knots
  • Ship registry: Guayaquil – Ecuador
  • Deadweight: 450 tons
  • Gross Tonnage: 480 tons
  • Operated by: Latin Trails
  • Fuel Capacity: 6.000 gallons
  • Port Registry : Guayaquil
  • Machinery (Engines): 2 Caterpillar 340 HP
  • Generators: Perkins 114 cabe A
  • Water maker: 2000 gallons per day
  • Water: 10000 gallons capacity
  • Radar: 1 Radar Furuno 38.4 Km, 1 Radar Furuno 57.6 Km
  • Navigation Equipment: 1 Satellite compass, 2 magnetic Compasses, Tracking equipment.
  • Communication System : Satellite phone
  • Radio: Several consoles HF-VHF-UHF, Nactex, Distrex and handheld units
  • Security equipment: Smoke detectors, sprinklers throughout the vessel, automatic CO2 tank for kitchen and engine room
  • Tender: Tender: 2 Zodiacs CARIBE C-18
  • Life Rafts: 2 Zodiacs for 10 and 25 people
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Itineraries

A great Galapagos Vacation itinerary that includes the main wildlife highlights the Galapagos Islands have to offer. A variety of visitor sites including volcano hikes, Island trails, mangrove forests, turtle breeding farms, research centers, marine sites and more. A cruise on board the M/V Sea Star Journey will allow visitors to explore the both land animals and marine fauna of the Galapagos archipelago. Activities you can enjoy are trekking, horseback riding, kayaking, snorkelling, scuba diving, beachcombing amongst others.

It will be a great pleasure to have you on board as a guest with us.

Sea Star Journey “A” itinerary
Sea Star Journey “A” itinerary
6 Days
Sea Star Journey “B” itinerary
Sea Star Journey “B” itinerary
5 Days
Sea Star Journey “C” itinerary
Sea Star Journey “C” itinerary
6 Days
Sea Star Journey “A+B” itinerary
Sea Star Journey “A+B” itinerary
10 Days
Sea Star Journey “B + C”
Sea Star Journey “B + C”
10 Days
Sea Star Journey “C+A” itinerary
Sea Star Journey “C+A” itinerary
11 Days

Activities

On your vacation aboard the Galapagos Odyssey we want to offer you activities that will allow you to perceive Galapagos from different perspectives: guided hikes, snorkeling, swimming, optional diving, wildlife observation and bird watching will give you the opportunity to experience the closest and most intimate encounters with the unique nature.

Snorkeling
This is a unique opportunity to experience the wonders of the Galapagos marine reserve like sea lions, sharks, turtles, penguins and marine iguanas flopping around the water.

Kayaking
You can enjoy of a great relaxing kayaking trip on Floreana and Española Islands. Watch dozens of marine species right underneath you through the crystal clear waters on which the Enchanted Islands rest on.

Hiking
Guided hikes will give you an amazing opportunity to get up close with nature. Moreover you will enjoy the truly spectacular landscapes of different geological formations.

Wildlife Observation and Bird Watching
The encounters with the unique and fearless animals at very short distances is absolutely one of the most fascinating aspects of your visit to the Galapagos Archipelago. Moreover the Galapagos Islands are a real bird watcher's dream: 29 of the 58 resident bird species are endemic, such as the Darwin Finches, the Flightless Cormorant, the Red footed Booby, among others.

Beachcombing
Relax, relax, relax...After you enjoy all the exciting activities we have to offer, take a minute to feel the soft white sand, the warm Equatorial sun, the unique fauna around you, and the unforgettable view that each island has to offer.

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