Queen of Galapagos Review and Specifications
Specifications of Queen of Galapagos
|Year built||2007 / Age : 11|
|Builder||Guayaquil Shipyards (Guayaquil, Ecuador)|
|Operator||G Adventures Galapagos|
|Speed||10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph|
|Length (LOA)||27 m / 89 ft|
|Beam (width)||8.5 m / 28 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||307 gt|
|Passengers||16 - 16|
|Decks with cabins||2|
Review of Queen of Galapagos
Built in 2007, Queen of Galapagos is a beautiful, top-luxury motorized catamaran designed to complement unforgettable Galapagos Islands cruising excursions. The yacht is among the fastest vessels in the region and creates a comfortable experience for its fortunate passengers.
History - construction & ownership
G Adventures (Former Gap Adventures) is the world's biggest small group adventure travel company and offers environmentally and socially sensitive travel. G Adventures is based in Toronto, Canada, but also has offices throughout the world. With one of the best passenger-to-guide ratios and plenty of room to move about in the G Adventures fleet, the 307-ton, 16-passenger cruise ship Queen of Galapagos is value incarnate, with roomy outdoor spaces, comfortable cabins, cozy common areas, and a naturalist guide.
Cruise itinerary program
The Queen of Galapagos ship has 7 cabins and 1 suite (measuring 155-310 ft2), all with private views, air-conditioned, wood-paneled, carpeted and spacious.
Dining options - Food & Drinks
Ship's comfortable Dinning Room offers fresh and tasty international and local cuisine.
Entertainment options - Fun & Sport
Featuring a large porch, comfortable lounge area with flat screen TV for briefings and relax, and a bar, the common spaces on Queen of Galapagos are as roomy as her staterooms. 5 solariums are also available onboard. Wetsuits, beach towels and snorkelling equipment are included at no extra charge. Water toys and Jet skis are prohibited in the Galapagos.
With 10 dedicated crew members and 1 naturalist guide familiar with local flora and fauna and certified by Galápagos National Park Service, there is always someone available to answer guests' questions.