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Award-winning yacht Galápagos Sea Star Journey was improved and renovated in late 2017.

Thursday, June 6, 2019,
By Galápagos Sea Star Journey
Galapagos Sea Star Journey
Galapagos Sea Star Journey
Photograph by Galapagos Sea Star Journey

Award-winning yacht Galápagos Sea Star Journey was improved and renovated in late 2017. Work included adding private balconies to main deck suites, redesigning all the rooms and shared areas, and updating the onboard technology. The all-new Sea Star Journey is once again offering guests its unique brand of exclusive nature experiences in the Galapagos Islands of the South Pacific.

A maximum of 16 passengers can cruise onboard this boutique yacht, assuring them personalised services, comfortable facilities, and the experience of a lifetime. Eight spacious cabins are located on two decks. Four deluxe main deck suites offer private balconies. Three upper-decks Galapagos Suites are interconnected with extra bedding which is ideal for families. The spacious Sea Star Suite is also located on the upper deck.

There are three itineraries offered aboard the Galapagos Sea Star Journey. The first visits the eastern and central islands, including Española (Hood), Floreana and others, which are great for birdwatching. Itinerary two visits some of the most desirable destinations — Genovesa and Bartolome Islands — taking passengers to the northern corner of the archipelago with its amazing landscapes. The third itinerary visits the western islands with abundant wildlife, lookout points and the volcanic heart of the islands. Highlights include close encounters with wildlife of the archipelago, snorkelling with penguins and sea lions, hiking through lava fields, and kayaking.

All trips are led by English-speaking nature guides who possess extensive experience and knowledge about the wildlife, geology, and marine life of the Galápagos Islands.

The menus have been crafted by the vessel’s chef in partnership with some of the most renowned Ecuadorian chefs; combining the region’s classic dishes with new culinary techniques and ingredients, to enhance the flavours of each plate of food. The combination of fresh, organic and locally sourced food, authentic Ecuadorian cuisine, along with tropical touches, provides a tasty and appetising culinary experience on board the yacht.


Watch the sunrise while enjoying a cup of fresh Ecuadorian coffee on the private balcony of a main deck cabin



• Four main deck suites with private balconies
• Three Galapagos Suites
• One Sea Star Suite
• Renovated indoor area (living, dining room, and entertainment area)
• Three dining areas
• Two whirlpool baths
• Eight tandem sea kayaks
• Snorkelling equipment
• English-speaking nature guide


• Snorkelling
• Kayaking
• Nature walks
• Birdwatching
• Wildlife excursions


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