The Petrel

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Why we like it

  • A luxury catamaran that is sleek and swift
  • The newest ship in the Galapagos
  • An elegant catamaran with spacious cabins
  • Expert guides bring the Galapagos to life with their exceptional biology and ecology knowledge
  • The Petrel takes a maximum of 16 passengers

A&K Top Tip

Take to a kayak to get closer to the nature, an unforgettable experience.

Guest Testimonial

As far as the naturalist guides in the Galapagos are concerned, they were all excellent, each with their own distinctive characters and styles of presentation.I would give special praise to Martin and Rulli (first week) and Karina (second week). Their knowledge and enthusiasm were outstanding and they were particularly conscious and caring of members of the group who needed a little extra time walking or a little extra he

- JB, London



The Petrel offers a unique way to experience the Galapagos on a selection of eight, five and four day itineraries taking in the main sites of the Galapagos Islands. The newly built Petrel is a luxury cruise offering up-close encounters with amazing Galapagos wildlife and nature in high-end comfort. Named after a Galapagos sea bird, the Petrel is like its namesake: elegant, swift and silent at sea. Petrel features the best performance and stability including cabins with private balconies, a comfortable lounge, and Jacuzzi. Petrel’s Bilingual Naturalist Guides are selected based on their knowledge, excellent language skills and client reviews providing a perfect Galapagos Cruise Experience.


Useful info

Best time to be there

The Galapagos are best from April to August - not too warm and plenty of animals in their breeding seasons.

Fly to

Quito - LAN Airlines, daily via Madrid flying time 13 hours

time difference

GMT -5 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an infected area
 


Best time to be there

June to September is the best time to enjoy the Andes whilst the Galapagos are best from April to August - not too warm and plenty of animals in their breeding seasons.

Fly to

Quito - LAN Airlines, daily via Madrid

flying time

13 hours

time difference

GMT -5 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an infected area


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