Tourist Class Boats

If you have a small budget but do not want to miss out on the excitement of a Galapagos Islands cruise; the tourist class might be right for you. These smaller boats offer the most economical options for taking a cruise in the Galapagos.

These ships are very basic and have limited space, both in the cabins and the public areas, and also the service is at a minium level.

The tourist class ships do visit the of the majority of the locations which the higher class ships do.

There are only few of these boats in the Galapagos and due to the low number of these ships...
they often sell out FAST! 

Click here to see price ranges for this class.

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Tourist Superior Class

First Class


Danubio Azul
Danubio Azul

  • Guide Speaks English

  • Guide's Knowledge will be moderate

  • Good Food + possible snacks

  • Room aboard: very little, bunks beds + possibly A/C

  • Average age group for tourist class ships: 20 to 30


Merak Sailboat

Last Minute Deals

The more time you can plan your Galapagos cruise in advance, the better chance of securing an economic cruise in the Galapagos.

*If you are planning a special event in the Galapagos such as a honeymoon, anniversary, birthday, etc. or you have always wanted to visit the Galapagos, you may want to carefully consider the class of ship which you are choosing. 

Tourist class ships are very basic and accommodations are small. These ships provide service to the most economical travelers in the Galapagos. If you have higher expectations for your Galapagos cruise and experience, you should take this fact into careful consideration before making a decision based only on the price.

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