Xavier III

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Cruise line
G Adventures Galapagos (Small Cruise Lines)

Current cruise:
7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Galapagos - South & Central Islands
10 Dec, 2017 - 18 Dec, 2017

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Xavier III Review and Specifications

Specifications of Xavier III

Year built 1998  /  Age : 19
Builder Sabando Shipyard (Ecuador)
Owner G Adventures
Operator G Adventures Galapagos
Speed 10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph
Length (LOA) 25 m / 82 ft
Beam (width) 7 m / 23 ft
Gross Tonnage 162 gt
Passengers 16 - 16
Crew 7
Decks 3
Cabins 9
Decks with cabins 2
Last Refurbishment 2009
Former names Lobo de Mar III

Review of Xavier III

Built in 2007, Xavier III yacht of G Adventures is a beautiful, mid-range motorized yacht designed to complement unforgettable Galapagos Islands excursions. The small ship is among the fastest power vessels in the Galapagos region and creates a comfortable experience for her 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 162-ton, 16-passenger cruise ship Xavier III is value incarnate, with roomy outdoor spaces, comfortable cabins, cozy common areas, and a naturalist guide.

Xavier III cruise ship (Galapagos)

Cruise itinerary program

MV Xavier III itinerary program is based on Galapagos Islands cruises sailing out of Baltra Island and Quito / flight to San Cristobal Island.

Cabins

The Xavier III ship has 9 cabins (7 double and 2 singles), 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 Xavier III are as roomy as her staterooms. The social areas also include a Bar, Small Boutique and three Solariums. Wetsuits are available for rent. Beach towels and snorkelling equipment are included at no extra charge. Water toys and Jet skis are prohibited in the Galapagos. 

With 7 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.

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Xavier III Itineraries 2017

The below listed Xavier III cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Small Cruise Lines fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
San Cristobal Island cruise port

03 December 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Galapagos - Central & East Islands
fly-cruise ()
Prices starting
from $5248
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03 Dec      Departing from Quito, Ecuador (flight)   
03 Dec      Departing from San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
05 Dec     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos (Punta Pitt)   
06 Dec     Santiago Island, Galapagos   
07 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Puerto Ayora)   
08 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos   
09 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Cerro Dragon)   
10 Dec     Santa Fe Island, Galapagos   
11 Dec     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
11 Dec      Arriving in Quito, Ecuador (flight)   

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Santa Cruz Island cruise port

06 December 2017 4 nights / 5 days, round-trip Galapagos - Central Islands
fly-cruise ()
Prices starting
from $3748
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06 Dec      Departing from Quito, Ecuador (flight)   
06 Dec      Departing from Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos   
08 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos   
09 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Cerro Dragon)   
10 Dec     Santa Fe Island, Galapagos   
11 Dec     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
11 Dec      Arriving in Quito, Ecuador (flight)   

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San Cristobal Island cruise port

10 December 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Galapagos - South & Central Islands
fly-cruise ()
Prices starting
from $5248
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10 Dec      Departing from Quito, Ecuador (flight)   
10 Dec      Departing from San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
12 Dec     North Seymour Island, Galapagos   
13 Dec     Bartolome Island, Galapagos   
14 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Puerto Ayora)   
15 Dec     Rabida Island, Galapagos   
16 Dec     Floreana Island, Galapagos   
17 Dec     Espanola Island, Galapagos   
18 Dec     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
18 Dec      Arriving in Quito, Ecuador (flight)   

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San Cristobal Island cruise port

17 December 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Galapagos - Central & East Islands
fly-cruise ()
Prices starting
from $5248
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17 Dec      Departing from Quito, Ecuador (flight)   
17 Dec      Departing from San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
19 Dec     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos (Punta Pitt)   
20 Dec     Santiago Island, Galapagos   
21 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Puerto Ayora)   
22 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos   
23 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Cerro Dragon)   
24 Dec     Santa Fe Island, Galapagos   
25 Dec     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
25 Dec      Arriving in Quito, Ecuador (flight)   

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Santa Cruz Island cruise port

20 December 2017 4 nights / 5 days, round-trip Galapagos - Central Islands
fly-cruise ()
Prices starting
from $3748
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20 Dec      Departing from Quito, Ecuador (flight)   
20 Dec      Departing from Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos   
22 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos   
23 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Cerro Dragon)   
24 Dec     Santa Fe Island, Galapagos   
25 Dec     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
25 Dec      Arriving in Quito, Ecuador (flight)   

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San Cristobal Island cruise port

24 December 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Galapagos - South & Central Islands
fly-cruise ()
Prices starting
from $5248
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24 Dec      Departing from Quito, Ecuador (flight)   
24 Dec      Departing from San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
26 Dec     North Seymour Island, Galapagos   
27 Dec     Bartolome Island, Galapagos   
28 Dec     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Puerto Ayora)   
29 Dec     Rabida Island, Galapagos   
30 Dec     Floreana Island, Galapagos   
31 Dec     Espanola Island, Galapagos   
01 Jan     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
01 Jan      Arriving in Quito, Ecuador (flight)   

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San Cristobal Island cruise port

31 December 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Galapagos - Central & East Islands
fly-cruise ()
Prices starting
from $5248
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31 Dec      Departing from Quito, Ecuador (flight)   
31 Dec      Departing from San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
02 Jan     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos (Punta Pitt)   
03 Jan     Santiago Island, Galapagos   
04 Jan     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Puerto Ayora)   
05 Jan     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos   
06 Jan     Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos (Cerro Dragon)   
07 Jan     Santa Fe Island, Galapagos   
08 Jan     San Cristobal Island, Galapagos   
08 Jan      Arriving in Quito, Ecuador (flight)   

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