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Highlights of the Celebrity Xploration Yacht

Category: Super Deluxe
  • The Celebrity Xploration catamaran (formerly named Athala) promises guests a Galapagos vacation experience like no other. Sixteen fortunate guests are indulged with seamless service and every creature comfort possible.
  • All staterooms and suites have large windows or personal verandas for outstanding views of the archipelago as you cruise
  • Crature comforts include a personal refrigerator is stocked with beverages of your choice. Egyptian cotton linens and a pillow menu offer comfortable sleeping. Optional room service is even available upon request for private dining.
  • One of the most popular areas onboard the ship is the ample sun deck, ideal for whale watching, stargazing, catching some sun rays or relaxing in the hot tub.
  • The indoor atmosphere of the lounge is perfect for reading, watching a documentary, or enjoying a cocktail.
  • Kayaks, snorkeling equipment / wetsuits are all available onboard for guest use.

Celebrity Xploration Galapagos Cruise

Itineraries and pricing 2022

Browse through the different cruise itineraries below by clicking on each one.
  • From $5338Per person

8 days - Galapagos Northern Loop

  • SAT: Baltra, Black Turtle Cove
  • SUN: Santiago: Sullivan Bay; Bartolome Island
  • MON: Isabela: Urvina Bay, Tagus Cove
  • TUE: Fernandina: Espinoza Point, Isabela: Vicente Roca Point
  • WED: Santiago: Egas Port, Espumilla Beach, Buccaneer Cove
  • THU: Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station & Highlands
  • FRI: Genovesa: El Barranco, Darwin Bay
  • SAT: North Seymour Island; Baltra

Note – Prices vary throughout the year depending on travel date and cabin type. Please consult with our sales team for the best available rate & cabin choices for your trip.

Popular 10 and 11 night Quito + Galapagos combinations are also available.

Full itinerary under construction, please ask about the full itinerary to our sales team

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  • From $5338Per person

8 days - Galapagos Southern Loop

  • SAT: Baltra; Mosquera Islet
  • SUN: Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill; Rabida
  • MON: Isabela: Puerto Villamil wetlands, Wall of Tears
  • TUE: Floreana: Post Office Bay, Cormorant Point, Champion
  • WED: San Cristobal: Cerro Brujo, Kicker Rock, Los Lobos
  • THU: Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station & Highlands
  • FRI: Espanola: Suarez Point, Gardner Bay
  • SAT: Daphne Mayor, Transfer to Baltra airport

Note – Prices vary throughout the year depending on travel date and cabin type. Please consult with our sales team for the best available rate & cabin choices for your trip.

Popular 10 and 11 night Quito + Galapagos combinations are also available.

Full itinerary under construction, please ask about the full itinerary to our sales team

Full ItineraryFull Itinerary Request free quote

Celebrity Xploration Yacht Specifications

  • Occupancy: 16
  • Tonnage: 320
  • Length: 98 feet
  • Beam: 37 feet
  • Draught: N/A
  • Cruising Speed: 10 knots
  • Ship's Registry: Ecuador
  • Inaugural Date: March 2016

Facilities

Stateroom features:

  • Large picture window with door
  • Two lower beds convertible to a king
  • Dual-voltage 110/220 AC
  • Plentiful storage space in the bathroom and wardrobe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Direct dal telephone
  • Individual safe
  • Desk
  • Thermostat controlled air-conditioning
  • Private refrigerator stocked with choice of beverages
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room Service upon request
  • Choice of soft or firm mattress
  • Duvert cover
  • Pillow menu
  • 300 count, 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hair dryer
  • Complimentary use of premium bathrobes
  • Complimentary beach towel service
  • Binoculars for use and available for purchase
  • Included Services

    • Galapagos National Park entrance, Galapagos tourist card, and all other entrance fees
    • Galapagos airports meet and greet service by a certified naturalist
    • Transfers to and from the pier to board our tenders
    • 7-night all inclusive Galapagos cruise
    • Private cabin with ensuite facilities
    • All meals from lunch on day1 to breakfast on final day
    • All shore excursions (two per day)
    • All drinks onboard including beer, wine, spirits, soft drinks, coffee, and teas
    • Unlimited Wifi
    • All snorkelling equipment (including wet suits)
    • Concierge service and tour escort

    Excluded Services

    • International Flights.
    • Domestic Flights: Quito/Guayaquil - Galapagos - Quito/Guayaquil.
    • Personal Expenses
    • Single Supplement 100%
    • Tipping

    Diving - Snorkeling

    • Snorkeling: Use of equipment and wet suit included.
    • Diving possible: No

    About Cabins

    • All cabins are twin / double convertible, depending on guest needs.
    • 4 Junior Suites on main deck, each with small private veranda.
    • 4 Elite Ocean View Staterooms located on upper deck

    About Itineraries

    On the first day, there is only time for an afternoon visit to be included; similarly, on the final day, there is only a brief morning visit. The reason for this is to connect with the Galapagos flight arrivals and departures at the airport.

    Contact us for information about which itineraries will run on different dates during the year, and to check tour availabilities. We often have special Galapagos offers too!

    All yacht information is correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change by the yacht operator or Galapagos National Park authority. Published prices may be subject to change without prior notice.

    Deck Plan

    HAPPY GRINGO YACHT RANKING

    Outdoor Space

    Social areas, sundeck, restaurant & bar area and boat design.

    Cabin Space

    Type and size of cabin, type of beds, windows and access to the cabins.

    Comfort and Amenities

    Special features, beach towels, air conditioning, jacuzzi, TV, toiletries.

    What Our Clients Say

    Fraser L. (Abbotsford, Canada)

    We just returned from an 8 day cruise and the trip was fantastic. On board the Celebrtity Xploration, the accommodations were very good. A big thank you to all of the crew who were very professional and the hotel manager, Fernando, anticipated our every need. Our naturalist guide, Diego, kept us all very busy with excursions and was extremely knowledgeable. Although we were only 16 in number, we enjoyed each other’s company and vowed to keep in touch afterwards. We have cruised many times on larger ships, but this experience has changed our viewpoint on cruising.

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    Dear Clients,

    Our Quito office is temporarily closed for health and safety reasons, but we are still working 🙂 . Our dedicated team can help plan and reserve your trip via email / phone / whatsapp - no physical visit to our office is required. Please send new requests to [email protected], or contact our Sales Number + 593 984295830.

    We will be back as soon as we feel it is safe for our employees and customers to do so. Thanks for your comprehension.
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