M/C PETREL

$3,410.00

Petrel is a proud addition to the Haugan Cruises Galapagos fleet. Guests travel in comfort to the different islands, where they have up-close encounters with blue-footed boobies, iguanas, giant tortoises, whales and more. The newest ship in Galapagos, the Petrel offers a deluxe way to visit these magical islands. Named after a sea bird common to Galapagos, the Petrel a motorized catamaran, the Petrel is designed for comfort and stability and is outfitted with spacious cabins, a comfortable lounge, and Jacuzzi. On the Petrel, we emphasize the remarkable Natural History of Galapagos, selecting guides who are knowledgeable about biology and ecology in addition to having excellent language skills and client reviews.

 

ITINERARY A – 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

Days: Description:
Friday AM Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island
PM North Seymour Island: Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds
Saturday AM Isabela – Vicente Roca Point: The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.
PM Fernandina – Espinosa Point: A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.
Sunday AM Isabela – Tagus Cove: An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.
PM Isabela – Urbina Bay: Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you’ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef
Monday AM Isabela – Elizabeth Bay: As you enter the bay, hawks soar overhead and schools of fish can be seen swimming beneath the surface.
PM Isabela – Moreno Point: Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted
Tuesday AM Isabela – Sierra Negra Volcano: On the way up you can see lush vegetation and the summit offers a spectacular view of the lowlands.
PM Isabela – Wetlands:They consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species.                                                                                                                               Isabela – The Wall of Tears: Isabela was a penal colony, where prisoners were forced to build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment.
Wednesday AM Santa Cruz – Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.
PM Santa Cruz – Los Gemelos: Spanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz.
Thursday AM South Plaza Island: South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos.
PM Santa Fe Island: A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and Palo Santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.
Friday AM San Cristobal – Isla Lobos: This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores.
PM Transfer to the Airport: Please read an important note
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ITINERARY B – 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

Days: Description:
Friday AM San Cristobal Island: Arrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island
PM San Cristobal – Interpretation Center: A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galápagos.                                                                                                                                           San Cristobal – La Galapaguera: Learn about the Giant Tortoise breeding program established by the National Park.
Saturday AM Española – Gardner Bay: Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.                                                                                                  Española – Osborn Islet: This small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming.
PM Española – Suárez Point: Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.
Sunday AM Floreana – Cormorant Point: Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favorite of flamingos.                                                                                                             Floreana – Devil’s Crown: Arguably the best snorkelling site in the islands, Devil’s Crown boasts an amazing variety of marine life.
PM Floreana – Post Office Bay: A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.
Monday AM Santa Cruz – Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.
Santa Cruz – Highlands: The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt
Tuesday AM Santiago – Sullivan Bay: The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there
PM Bartholomew – Pinnacle Rock: Bartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock: the most famous view in the Galapagos Islands.
Wednesday AM Genovesa – Darwin Bay: A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.
PM Genovesa – Prince Phillip’s Steps: An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.
Thursday AM Santiago – Puerto Egas: Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.
PM Santiago – Espumilla Beach: Espumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.                                                                                                                                       Santiago – Buccaneer Cove: Buccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.
Friday AM Santa Cruz – Carrion Point: A lagoon with beautiful turquoise water where you can see a variety of fish, rays and white-tip reef sharks.
PM Transfer to the Airport: Please read an important note.
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ITINERARY A – 6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

Days: Description:
Friday AM Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island
PM North Seymour Island: Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds
Saturday AM Isabela – Vicente Roca Point: The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.
PM Fernandina – Espinosa Point: A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.
Sunday AM Isabela – Tagus Cove: An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.
PM Isabela – Urbina Bay: Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you’ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef
Monday AM Isabela – Elizabeth Bay: As you enter the bay, hawks soar overhead and schools of fish can be seen swimming beneath the surface.
PM Isabela – Moreno Point: Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted
Tuesday AM Isabela – Sierra Negra Volcano: On the way up you can see lush vegetation and the summit offers a spectacular view of the lowlands.
PM Isabela – Wetlands:They consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species.                                                                                                                               Isabela – The Wall of Tears: Isabela was a penal colony, where prisoners were forced to build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment.
Wednesday AM Santa Cruz – Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.
PM Transfer to the Airport: Please read an important note.
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ITINERARY B – 6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

Days:   Description:
Wednesday AM Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island
PM Santa Cruz – Los Gemelos: Spanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz.
Thursday AM South Plaza Island: South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos.
PM Santa Fe Island: A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and Palo Santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.
Friday AM San Cristobal – Isla Lobos: This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores.
PM San Cristobal – Interpretation Center: A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galápagos.                                                                                                                                           San Cristobal – La Galapaguera: Learn about the Giant Tortoise breeding program established by the National Park.
Saturday AM Española – Gardner Bay: Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.                                                                                                  Española – Osborn Islet: This small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming.
PM Española – Suárez Point: Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.
Sunday AM Floreana – Cormorant Point: Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favorite of flamingos.                                                                                                             Floreana – Devil’s Crown: Arguably the best snorkelling site in the islands, Devil’s Crown boasts an amazing variety of marine life.
PM Floreana – Post Office Bay: A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.
Monday AM Santa Cruz – Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.
PM Transfer to the Airport: Please read an important note.
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ITINERARY 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

Days: Description:
Monday AM Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island
PM Santa Cruz – Highlands: The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt
Tuesday AM Santiago – Sullivan Bay: The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there
PM Bartholomew – Pinnacle Rock: Bartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock: the most famous view in the Galapagos Islands.
Wednesday AM Genovesa – Darwin Bay: A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.
PM Genovesa – Prince Phillip’s Steps: An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.
Thursday AM Santiago – Puerto Egas: Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.
PM Santiago – Espumilla Beach: Espumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.                                                                                                                                       Santiago – Buccaneer Cove: Buccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.
Friday AM Santa Cruz – Carrion Point: A lagoon with beautiful turquoise water where you can see a variety of fish, rays and white-tip reef sharks.
PM Transfer to the Airport: Please read an important note.
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ITINERARY 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

Days: Description:
Friday AM San Cristobal Island: Arrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island
PM San Cristobal – Interpretation Center: A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galápagos.                                                                                                                                           San Cristobal – La Galapaguera: Learn about the Giant Tortoise breeding program established by the National Park.
Saturday AM Española – Gardner Bay: Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.                                                               Española – Osborn Islet: This small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming.
PM Española – Suárez Point: Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.
Sunday
AM Floreana – Post Office Bay: A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.
Monday PM Santa Cruz – Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.
Transfer to the Airport: Please read an important note.
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Ecuador Travel Online reserves the right of making any change without previous notification, to the itinerary according to circunstances, this could be Galapagos National Park regulations notifications, weather conditions, availability, safety concerns or any other demanded condition which matters may cause your guide or captain to change the time or nature of visits.

 

Maps

ITINERARY A-8DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

ITINERARY A-8DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

ITINERARY -6 DAYS A / 5 NIGHTS

ITINERARY 6 DAYS B / 5 NIGHTS

ITINERARY 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

ITINERARY 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

Included

INCLUDES NOT INCLUDED
• All shore excursions
• All meals throughout the cruise
• Regular soft drinks and juices
• Welcome courtesy and reception
• Galapagos National Park certified Guide
• Use of snorkeling gear and wetsuits
• Kayaks
According to itinerary

Roundtrip Airfare to / from Galapagos
Alcoholic drinks
$100 Galapagos National Park fee
$20 Transit Control Card
Travel / medical insurance
Tips
Personal Expenses

Deck Plan

 

Specifications

Technical Specifications

Year of construction: September 2015
Type: Power Motor Catamaran
Length: 115 ft (35 m)
Beam: 41 ft (12.5 m)
Draft: 5.4 ft (1,65 m)
Gross tonnage: 208 tons
Capacity: 16 passengers
Accommodation*:
  • Main Deck:
    2 Suites 463ft2 / 43m2
    2 Double Staterooms 323 ft2 / 30 m2
  • Upper Deck:
    4 Double Staterooms 323 ft2 / 30 m2
    1 Single Staterooms 151 ft2 / 14 m2
  • Sun Deck:
    Jacuzzi (Please check with your Guide and Quality Control Manager for our Jaccuzi schedules.)

*Cabin size includes balcony

Main engines: 2 x Yanmar Diesel Engines 400HP@1950rpm
Max speed: 10 knots
Water maker: 2000 Gallons / day
Exterior: GFRP (fiber reinforced polymer)
Crew:
  • Captain
  • Bilingual Galapagos National Park Naturalist Guide
  • Quality Control Manager
  • 9 other crew (First Mate, Second Mate, Chef, Sous Chef, Engineer, Assistant Engineer, Barman, Housekeeper)
Safety & Navigation: All equipment meets or exceeds the international SOLAS standard:

  • 2x 20-man life raft
  • Navtex
  • 2 GPS
  • Depth Sounder
  • 2 naval radars
  • Fire detection and prevention systems etc.
Available Gear:
  • Kayaks
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • Wet Suits

Terms & Conditions

Cancellations made up from the confirmation date to 120 days or more prior to the cruise departure date, have a cancellation fee of $500 per passenger.
Cancellations made between 119 and 71 days before the cruise departure date have a cancellation fee of 40% of the total tour cost.
Cancellations made between 70 and 41 days before the cruise departure date have a cancellation fee of 80% of the total tour cost.
Cancellations made between 40 and 0 days before the cruise departure date have a cancellation fee of 100% of the total tour cost.
In case of cancellations, they must be requested formally through email.

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