Aida Maria

The sixteen passenger Aida Maria yacht offers a great combination of comfort, style and economy for tours in the Galapagos. Aida Maria offers  4, 5, 6, 8 & 15 day cruises for charter or for individuals. Aida Maria's efficient size and design bring comfort and ample social areas. Each of the eight double cabins have bunk beds and a private bath and hot shower, air conditioning.


Departures Sunday and Thursday weekly, all year

4, 5, 6, 8 & 15-Day cruises

Rates, per person, in double cabin

  4 Days/3 Nights Thu-Sun 5 Days/4 Nights Sun-Thu 6 Days/5 Nights Sun-Fri 8 Days/7 Nights Sun & Thu 15 Days/14 Nights Sun & Thu
High Season  $1,656 $2,383 $2,513 $3,214 $6,020
Low Season  $1,429 $2,143 $2,338 $2,987 $5,585

Low Season: January 1 - June 30, 2018 High Season: July 1 - December 31, 2018

Galapagos Airfare (from Quito or Guayaquil:) $540 to $620, depending on the routing and season. Subject to change

Additional Fees:

$124 Galapagos Park Fee and Tourist Card

Single Supplement: +80%

Children's Discount: 20% for children under age 12

8 Day Itinerary (note itineraries vary depending on the date, and are subject to change; please contact Andean Treks for current itineraries.)


Day 1 Sunday

AM: Arrive Baltra airport, transfer to dock

PM: Baltra Island: Bachas Beach


Day 2 Monday

AM:  Plazas Island

PM:  Santa Fe Island


Day 3 Tuesday

AM:  Espanola Island: Punta Suarez

PM: Espanola Island: Gardner Bay


Day 4 Wednesday

AM & PM:  Floreana Island


Day 5 Thursday

AM: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Research Center

PM: Santa Cruz Island: Santa Cruz Highlands


Day 6 Friday

AM:  Rabida Island

PM: Santiago Island: James Bay


Day 7 Saturday

AM:  Bartolome Island

PM: Santiago Island:  Sullivan Bay


Day 8 Sunday

AM:  North Seymour Island

PM: Baltra Airport, return flight to mainland Ecuador


Included in the cruise rate:

All meals on board, services of crew and staff, twice-daily island excursions led by English-speaking naturalist guide

Not included:

$114 Galapagos Park Fee and Tourist Card, round-trip airfare between Quito or Guayaquil & Galapagos; bottled beverages, tips to guide and staff, insurance.

Length: 66 feet

Beam: 16.5 feet

Type: Motor-cruiser

Safety: meet or exceeds US Coastguard requirements

Crew: 6 + naturalist guide

Speed: 9 knots

8 cabins. Four on main deck, two on upper deck, and two on sun deck. Cabins have upper/lower berths, private bathroom with hot water.

Quick Facts

  • 4, 5, 6, 8, & 15 Days
  • 16 Passengers
  • Departures Sunday & Thursday
  • 66 feet long
  • Motor-Cruiser
  • Naturalist Cruises

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