2017 Departure Dates & Rates

2017 RATES

Deck Double Triple Single
Beagle $7500.00 $7300.00 $13,125.00

 

Cabin categories

All ten cabins (1-10) are located on the main BEAGLE deck and feature two twin lower beds that can be converted to one king size bed, (2 cabins with interconnecting doors, 2 with triple accommodation). All cabins average 145 square feet.

SINGLE cabins are limited and assigned by Ecoventura to one of the cabins on the main deck. For 2017, we are offering Single cabins with no supplement on seasonal departure dates only.  

TRIPLE cabins have two twin lower beds that can be converted to a king size bed and one additional pull down berth.  The pull down berth is smaller than the other two beds and is intended for children or small adults.

Females willing to share (WSF) or Males Willing to share (WSM) request: the single rate will be confirmed, a share request can be placed on wait list and only if matched will the share rate apply. Otherwise, the single rate will apply.

Cruise rates include

Cabin accommodation, all meals and snacks, All beverages including an open bar, Captain’s welcome and farewell party, guided shore excursions, cruise director, use of wet suits, snorkeling equipment and sea kayaks, transfers in the Islands between the airport and dock.

A Holiday Supplement of $375 per person is applicable on holiday cruises April 9-16, December 24-31 and December 31-07 January.

Cruise rates do not include

International Airfare, Airfare to Galapagos, Galapagos entrance fee (park tax), transit control card, premium alcoholic beverages, gratuities to guides and crew, purchases on board and travel insurance.

Galapagos Park Tax: The entrance fee to the National Park is $100 for adults and $50 for children 11 and younger and is not included in the cruise rate.

Transit Control Card – A TCT card or tarjeta de control de transito is $20 per person and is required by INGALA for all visitors to Galapagos to control migration to the Islands.

The Park tax and TCT will be added to your invoice and prepaid by Ecoventura for your convenience, unless you decline. For those who do prepay, Ecoventura will register and pay your fees for you. Only those passengers flying to Galapagos on Sunday on Avianca can pre-pay the park tax and TCT. Rates are subject to change at any time until day of departure.

Gratuities to guides and crew – Aboard our vessels, gratuities are not included. We prefer that our guests reward our crew based on their performance. Tipping is a personal matter and passengers are encouraged to tip an amount they find appropriate. For those passengers who inquire, we suggest they follow international guidelines of US$ 300 to 350 per person per week. Gratuities are divided among all 14 crew members including two naturalist guides.

Family departures

On departures where Family is noted below, activities on board the ORIGIN will be geared toward families traveling with children age 7 to 17 - and up. We do not recommend these weeks for adult couples who are traveling without any children.   Children age 7 to 11 get 25% discount off the cruise rate and teens age 12 to 17 get 15% discount off the cruise rate (excluding holiday weeks) and cannot be combined with other discounts.   On 2017 departures on Origin, we are offering 10% discount for college students age 18 to 21 on all seasonal and peak departure dates only.

7 day/ 6 night cruise option (Sunday to Saturday)

Passengers can disembark on Saturday in Baltra for a shorter, 6 night cruise. On seasonal departure dates, we offer 10% discount off the 7 night cruise rate and this cannot be combined with any other promotional or child discounts.  For 2017, some of the peak departure dates will also be available for the 10% discount so please inquire at the time of booking. Otherwise, passengers can still disembark on Saturday, but there is no discount.  For those passengers departing early and requiring a transfer to the airport with a guide, there is an additional charge of $50 per person (max $200). The return flight from Baltra is subject to availability and confirmation is requested at the time of booking. Please add $27 per person for the Baltra airport surcharge.

Two week Itinerary back to back on Origin

Book two consecutive weeks back to back, and take a 5% discount both weeks, applicable on seasonal departure dates and most peak departure dates.

Two week combination Origin with Galapagos Sky

Take 5% discount on both the Origin and Galapagos Sky rates when two weeks (one seasonal week on Origin and one on week SKY) are booked in combination back to back on seasonal and most peak departure dates. Please check our Special Offers for full details.
 

2017 DEPARTURES

Cruise Dates Seasonal Peak Holiday Itinerary A Itinerary B Family Status
               
Mar 26 - Apr 02         SOLD OUT
Apr 02 - Apr 09       SOLD OUT
Apr 09 - Apr 16       SOLD OUT
Apr 16 - Apr 23         SOLD OUT
Apr 23 - Apr 30         1 CABIN
Apr 30 - May 07         SOLD OUT
May 07 - May 14         1 CABIN
May 14 - May 21         SOLD OUT
May 21 - May 28         SOLD OUT
May 28- Jun 04         2 CABINS 
Jun 04 - Jun 11         2 CABINS
Jun 11 - Jun 18       SOLD OUT
Jun 18 - Jun 25       5 CABINS/ 9 guest
Jun 25 - Jul 02       SOLD OUT
Jul 02 - Jul 09       SOLD OUT
Jul 09 - Jul 16       5 CABINS/ 8 guest
Jul 16 - Jul 23       1 CABIN
Jul 23 - Jul 30       1 CABIN
Jul 30 - Aug 06       SOLD OUT
Aug 06 - Aug 13       7 CABINS
Aug 13 - Aug 20       5 CABINS
Aug 20 - Aug 27       5 CABINS
Aug 27 - Sep 03         2 CABINS
Sep 03 - Sep 10         5 CABINS
Sep 10 - Sep 17         CLOSED
Sep 17 - Sep 24         5 CABINS
Sep 24 - Oct 01         8 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Oct 01 - Oct 08         10 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Oct 08 - Oct 15         10 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Oct 15 - Oct 22         8 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Oct 22 - Oct 29         5 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Oct 29 - Nov 05         10 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Nov 05 - Nov 12         6 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Nov 12 - Nov 19         6 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Nov 19 - Nov 26       5 CABINS 
Nov 26 - Dec 03         8 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Dec 03 - Dec 10         10 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Dec 10 - Dec 17         8 CABINS 5% EARLY BIRD
Dec 17 - Dec 24       3 CABINS
Dec 24 - Dec 31       SOLD OUT
Dec 31 - Jan 07       5 CABINS

 

MV ORIGIN CHARTER RATES

Seasonal Peak Holiday
$142.500 $150.000 $150.000 + 7500 SUPLEMENT

 

Reservations will not be considered firm until a deposit has cleared our account.

All reservations are subject to cancellation if payments are not received by the due date.

There is a service charge of $50.00 per person for airline tickets to Galapagos cancelled 29 to 7 days prior to departure. From 7 days to the day of departure, there is no refund for the airfare, park entrance fee or transit card.

Individual bookings (1-5 passengers) for Peak & Seasonal weeks

Deposits - A deposit of $500.00 per person and $1000.00 for singles is required within five days of written confirmation to guarantee any reservation.

Final payment - Full payment is due 60 days prior to the sailing date and must be accompanied with a passenger information form.

Cancellation policy - Cancellations received up to 120 days prior to departure will be refunded in full except for a $250.00 per person service charge; 119-60 days prior to departure, the full deposit will be forfeited, 59-0 days prior to departure, the entire cruise rate is forfeited.

Small group bookings (3 or more cabins) for Peak & Seasonal weeks

Deposits & Final payment – same as above. In addition, a second deposit of $500 per person and $1000.00 for singles is due 180 days prior to departure.

Cancellation policy (3 or more cabins)

Cancellations received up to 180 days prior to departure will be refunded in full except for a $250.00 per person service charge;

179-120 days prior to departure - Can cancel 1 cabin with a penalty of $250 per person, additional cabins released are subject to penalty charge of $500.00 per person.

119-90 days prior to departure - Can cancel 1 cabin with a penalty of $500 per person, additional cabins released are subject to a penalty of $1000.00 per person

89-60 days prior to departure – Any cancellation is subject to a penalty of $1000.00 per person.

59-0 days prior to departure – full penalty for any cancellation

 

CHARTER Bookings for peak & seasonal weeks

Deposits - A deposit of $10,000 is due to guarantee the charter. A second deposit of $20,000 is due 180 days prior to departure to guarantee all cabins. Final payment is due in full at 60 days prior to departure together with passenger information forms and cabin assignment. All reservations are subject to cancellation if payments are not received by the due date. Reservations will not be considered firm until a deposit has cleared our account.

Full charter Cancellation policy - Cancellations received in writing up until 180 days prior to departure will be refunded in full except for $2500.00 service charge for seasonal and peak weeks.

179-150 days prior to departure, cancellation incurs penalty of 100% first deposit,

149-120 days prior to departure, cancellation incurs penalty of 100% first deposit and 50% of second deposit.

119-60 days prior to departure, cancellation incurs penalty of 100% of the first and second deposits.

59-0 days of departure cancellation incurs full penalty.

Reduction of cabins on charters - The number of cabins blocked for a particular charter can be reduced. However, cabins must be released according to our time schedule or penalties will be applied as follows:

180+ days prior to departure - Can release up to 5 cabins without a penalty and convert the charter to a group booking without penalties.

179-150 days prior to departure - Can release up to 3 cabins with a penalty of $250 per person, additional cabins released are subject to penalty charge of $500 per person.

149-120 days prior to departure - Can release up to 2 cabins with a penalty of $250 per person,

additional cabins released are subject to penalty charge of $500 per person.

119-90 days prior to departure - Any cancellation is subject to a penalty of $500 per person.

89-0 days prior to departure – full penalty for any cancellation

Individual bookings for HOLIDAY weeks

Deposits - A deposit of $1000.00 per person ($2000 for singles) is required within five days of written confirmation to guarantee any reservation.

Final payment - Full payment is due 90 days prior to the sailing date and must be accompanied with a passenger information form.

Cancellation policy - Cancellations received up to 360 days prior to departure will be refunded in full except for a $500.00 per person service charge; 359-90 days prior to departure $1000 per person will be forfeited, 89-0 days prior to departure, the entire cruise rate is forfeited.

Small group bookings (3 or more cabins) for HOLIDAY weeks

Deposits & Final payment – same as above. In addition, a second deposit of $1000 per person and $2000.00 for singles is due 360 days prior to departure.

Cancellation policy (3 or more cabins)

Cancellations received up to 360 days prior to departure will be refunded in full except for a $500.00 per person service charge;

359-179 days prior to departure - Can cancel 1 cabin with a penalty of $500 per person, additional cabins released are subject to penalty charge of $1000.00 per person.

178-90 days prior to departure - Any cancellation is subject to a penalty of $2000.00 per person

89-0 days prior to departure – full penalty for any cancellation

CHARTER Bookings for HOLIDAY weeks

Deposits - A non-refundable non-transferable deposit of $20,000 for holiday weeks is due to guarantee the charter. A second non-refundable non-transferable deposit of $40,000 is due 360 days prior to departure to guarantee all cabins. Final payment is due in full 90 days prior to departure together with passenger information forms and cabin assignment.

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