Galapagos expedition cruises

Celebrity Xperience

Celebrity Xperience offers guests a relaxing cruising experience with modern, elegant interiors and spacious social areas.

Class: Luxury
Style: Expedition cruise ship
Passengers: 48 maximum
Length: 210 ft
Cruising speed: 12 knots

Cabin prices: £,
Service rating: 100
Guides rating: 100
Cabins rating: 100
Smoothness at sea: 100

Introducing 'Celebrity Xperience'

Celebrity Xperience (formerly the 'Eclipse') is a mid-sized ship that can accommodate up to 48 guests in its 24 cabins. All cabins have either picture windows or large portholes providing sea views. The rooms all have a private bathroom, complimentary bathrobes and are serviced three times a day.

Celebrity Xperience has plenty of communal areas where passengers can socialise including a reception area, a lounge, a sun deck, a library and an indoor and outdoor dining space.



Celebrity Xperience offers 2 itineraries which can be taken individually or combined, making 4 possible cruise choices.

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Starts on alternate Mondays

Cruise Day 
1Arrive at Baltra Airport
Baltra Quay
North Seymour Island
2South Plaza
Santa Fe
3Punta Pitt
Cerro Brujo
4Baroness Viewpoint
Post Office Bay
Champion Islet
Punta Cormorant
5Elizabeth Bay
Punta Moreno
6Puerto Ayora
Charles Darwin Research Station
Highlands of Santa Cruz
Puerto Ayora
7Gardner Bay
Punta Suárez
8Mosquera Islet (Land)
Baltra Quay
Depart from Baltra Airport
Itinerary map for Celebrity Xperience 'Southern Loop' Galapagos cruise

Highlights of the sites visited on this cruise

Blue-footed booby
Red-footed booby
Masked booby
Waved albatross
Magnificent frigatebird
Great frigatebird
Red-billed tropicbirds
Darwin's finches
Galapagos hawk
Swallow-tailed gull
Lava gull
Green Sea Turtle
Sea turtles
Marine iguana
Land iguana
Sea lion
Lava formations
Lava tubes

On board 'Celebrity Xperience'


Celebrity Xperience cabin Elite Ocean View

Elite Ocean View

Number of cabins of this type: 4

Bed configuration: twin beds, or a double bed

Celebrity Xperience cabin Premium Ocean View

Premium Ocean View

Number of cabins of this type: 8

Bed configuration: twin beds, or a double bed

Celebrity Xperience cabin Deluxe Ocean View

Deluxe Ocean View

Number of cabins of this type: 12

Bed configuration: twin beds, or a double bed


Celebrity Xperience deck Main Deck

Main Deck

(Deck level: 4)

Celebrity Xperience deck Weather Deck

Weather Deck

(Deck level: 3)

Celebrity Xperience deck Boat Deck

Boat Deck

(Deck level: 2)

Celebrity Xperience deck Sun Deck

Sun Deck

(Deck level: 1)

The Eclipse's sundeck offers guests ample space in which to relax in the sun or the shade, there is also a jacuzzi.

There is a large area for al fresco dining at the starn of the boat for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Inside, there is another dining area, as well as a comfortable lounge and bar.

A boutique gives guests the opportunity to purchase some momentos of their trip or stock up on the essentials like sun cream!



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 and this is one of the best ways to live Galapagos and its ecosystem to experience nature in its purest form.

Lectures and briefings

The expedition leader and the guides will give nightly lectures about the islands, in addition to briefings on the next day’s activities.


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.


If you would like to learn about the equatorial night skies, your guides will be happy to join you for stargazing on the Sun Deck (December to April) or climate conditions are appropriate to make this activity.

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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Other technical information

Capacity: 16 passengers

Length: 210 feet / 64 m

Draft: 11 feet / 3.2 m

Gross tonnage: 1610

Cruising Speed: 12 knots

Crew: 35 (including 4 naturalist guide)

Type: First Class Motor Cruiser


This information has been provided by the boat operator and is subject to alteration

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Our prices

Prices are per person. The prices shown here are the current prices charged locally by each boat in their chosen currency. We charge our UK customers the equivalent price converted to British pounds at the current exchange rate. This protects you from currency fluctuations. You also benefit from our 100% financial protection and the knowledge that if anything goes wrong, or your plans change, our friendly experienced and resourceful travel specialists are here to help you.

Special offers

Special offers are often available (some are very generous) but they may only be open for short periods. Contact us to find out which offers available now.

Cruise Start date End date Nights Elite Ocean View Premium Ocean View Deluxe Ocean View