M/C Athala II

The 16-passenger Athala II provides a cozy small yacht atmosphere, comfortable accommodations, personalized service, a dedicated cruise director, and more, all for your Galapagos expedition cruise adventure. This motor catamaran was specifically designed and built to cruise the Islands providing comfort and excellent stability for those looking for a Galapagos adventure cruise in style. The Athala II's upper deck features a bar and a beautiful open area for relaxation and al fresco dining. The sundeck is great for whale and dolphin watching or simply relaxing in the Jacuzzi. In the evenings, there is no better place for star gazing. The dining area can be found on the main deck, along with a comfortable lounge. All meals are served as a buffet style with all soft drinks included.

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Upper Deck Cabin

The Athala II offers spacious and comfortable, fully-air conditioned accommodations and personalized attention. The four cabins on the Upper Deck feature two picture windows for viewing. Bed configurations are either queen or twin. All cabins use 110 Volts, while 220 Volt electrical outlets are only available in the lounge and al fresco area. Cabins have a private safety deposit box, a one-time, fully-stocked complimentary mini-bar. The spacious bathrooms consist of a shower, toilet, sink, cabinet, hairdryer and amenities created especially for the boat.

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Main Deck Cabin

The Athala II offers spacious and comfortable, fully-air conditioned accommodations and personalized attention. The four Main Deck cabins feature private balconies. Bed configurations are either queen or twin. All cabins use 110 Volts, while 220 Volt electrical outlets are only available in the lounge and al fresco area. Cabins have a private safety deposit box, a one-time, fully-stocked complimentary mini-bar. The spacious bathrooms consist of a shower, toilet, sink, cabinet, hairdryer and amenities created especially for the boat.

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Dining

The indoor dining is an elegant venue with scenic windows and an ample walk-through access to the buffet. Here you can delight over the cuisine and enjoy a sociable ambiance.

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Kayaking

Kayaking - According to National Park regulations, kayaking is only permitted at certain sites with a maximum number of 8 passengers in 4 double kayaks. Kayaking takes place before or after island excursions.

    Lectures and Briefings

    The naturalist guide will give nightly lectures about the islands, in addition to briefings on the next day’s activities.

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    Snorkeling

    Most of the snorkeling activities take place before or after island excursions, so that you will not miss the hikes. It is an optional activity while the rest of the passengers stay on board or on the beach.

      Stargazing

      If you would like to learn about the equatorial night skies, your guide will be happy to join you for stargazing on the Sun Deck (December to April).

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      Whale Watching

      Although sightings are not guaranteed, with a keen eye and some luck you may see some whales during your cruise, especially between June and September.

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