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Galaven Expedition Yacht Introduction

  • M/V Galaven
  • Sun Deck on the Galaven
  • Crusing on the Galaven

About the Ship:

The Galaven is a 88 ft. expedition vessel for 20 passengers accommodated in 11 double cabins, all with private bathrooms, air-conditioning and ocean views.

The yacht offers high-polished wood trim and floors, a library with TV and DVD player, and sun deck with chaise lounges. The spacious dining area allows you to comfortably eat while marveling at the stunning views of the Galapagos archipelago.

The Galaven has two different eight-day itineraries, as well as four- and five-day excursions. Two bilingual national park naturalist guides will show you the wonders of the Galapagos. Also accompanying you on the cruise are the captain and eight crew members.


Ship Info:

Year of construction: 2000

Type: Mid-Range Expedition Vessel

Length: 88 feet / 27 meters

Beam: 22 feet / 7 meters

Draft: 6 feet / 2 meters

Gross Tonnage: 171 Tons

Capacity: 20 passengers + 11 Crew members



  • Lower Deck: 4 Double cabins (twin beds) (78ft² / 7m²) / 3 Double cabins (1 double + 1 bunk beds) (7m² / 75ft²)
  • Main Deck: 2 Matrimonial cabins (double bed) (100ft² / 9m²)
  • Upper Deck: 2 Double cabins (twin beds) (74 ft² / 7m²)

All cabins with private bathrooms, hot water and air-conditioning

Crew members: 2 Bilingual naturalist Galapagos National Park guides plus 9 crew 


Safety & Navigation: All equipment meets / exceeds the international safety standards:

  • Life vests
  • GPS
  • Sonar
  • Naval radars
  • Fire detection and prevention systems.

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