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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Embark on an unforgettable luxury cruise through the Galapagos Islands aboard Petrel, a newly-built 33-metre catamaran. This yacht is fast, sleek and stable and features stylish contemporary décor, spacious accommodation and ample space. It will appeal to adventurous travellers seeking a once-in-a-lifetime liveaboard experience in one of the world’s most incredible destinations.

Petrel provides nine spacious and stylish cabins all with picture windows and balconies. Interiors are a cool mix of black, white and grey with bright accents.

Cruise are between four and eight days and offer you the chance to experience up-close encounters with exotic wildlife such as Blue-footed Boobies and giant tortoises; snorkel with seals; enjoy nature walks; or go kayaking. After an exciting day of exploration, laze on the sundeck and spot whales and dolphins or enjoy a spot of stargazing as night falls.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate the Galapagos Islands into a greater Ecuador & Latin America holiday. Take a look at Nature and Wildlife in Ecuador and The Galapagos as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Petrel Information

Location and Getting there:

The catamaran departs from Baltra harbor in the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador. Baltra airport is a 2.5-hour flight from Quito.


The catamaran accommodates up to 16 passengers in nine cabins including two generous suites (43-sqm). There are 6 double cabins and 1 single cabin located on the main or upper deck. Interconnecting cabins are available.


Dining room
Sundeck with Jacuzzi
9 crew including a naturalist


A range of fascinating four to eight day itineraries is on offer with activities including snorkelling, swimming, exploring islands and wildlife-spotting,


Children over seven years old are welcome on board.

Petrel Price Guide

3 out of 5

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