2018 Departure Dates & Rates

2018 RATES

Deck Double Triple Single
Beagle $7850.00 $7650.00 $13,735.00

 

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.  Single cabins with no supplement are offered on seasonal departure dates only.  

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.

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.

A Holiday Supplement of $392.50 per person is applicable on holiday cruises April 1-8, December 23-30 and December 30-06 January

Cruise rates include

Cabin accommodation, all meals and snacks, All beverages including open bar policy, evening briefing and cocktail hour, guided shore excursions, concierge services, use of wet suits, snorkeling equipment and sea kayaks, transfers in the Islands between the airport and dock.

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 $300-350 per person per week. Gratuities are divided among all 13 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, teenagers age 12 to 17 get 15% discount off the cruise rate, and college students age 18 to 21 get 10% discount (excluding holiday weeks) and cannot be combined with other discounts. 

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.  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 $26 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 and 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 peak departure dates. Please check our Special Offers for full details.
 

2018 DEPARTURES

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

 

MV ORIGIN CHARTER RATES

Seasonal Peek Holiday
$149,150 $157,000 $157,000 + 7850 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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