Haugan Cruises, one of the leading luxury catamaran fleets in the Galapagos Islands is offering guests aboard Petrel, the newest boat traversing these enchanted waters. Named after a sea bird common to the Galapagos Islands, the boat exudes the same swiftness, elegance and silence at sea. The Petrel offers privacy, luxury, wildlife encounters and a variety of itineraries
The motorized catamaran travels at 10 knots and gives guests spacious cabins with private balconies, three-tiered marine decks, and outside visitor stations for up-close-encounters with blue-footed boobies, giant tortoises, iguanas, whales, penguins, sharks, sea lions and more. The dining room and al fresco dining area offer meals prepared by gourmet executive chefs. Meanwhile, kayaks and snorkeling gear are stored for use free of charge.
With a capacity of only 16-passangers, the Petrel offers privacy and an intimate learning experience about the marine surroundings with on board naturalist guides ready to explain and answer every question.
The Petrel’s four, five, six and eight-day cruise itineraries offer guests travel flexibility and navigation choice aboard the 115-foot Power Motor Catamaran. Providing suites, double staterooms and single staterooms, Petrel has something luxe for every traveler. Even the Jacuzzi positioned on the top sundeck is used in privacy with hours scheduled hours among onboard guests.
Specials are currently being offered aboard the Petrel starting at $2,940 for a three-night/ four-day cruise, and $3,965 for a five-night / six-day cruise.