Galapagos expedition cruises

Galapagos Legend

Galapagos Legend has all the amenities of a cruise liner with 57 cabins in a range of styles. An extremely spacious vessel run by a well-organised crew.

Class: First Class - Large
Style: Expedition cruise ship
Passengers: 100 maximum
Length: 301 ft
Cruising speed: 17 knots

Cabin prices: ££, £££, ££££
Guides rating: 80
Cabins rating: 80
Smoothness at sea: 100

Introducing 'Galapagos Legend'

Refurbished in 2013, Guests are now able to choose from a wide range of cabin styles, all of which can be prepared as either a twin room or a double.

The boat's restaurant, positioned on the Sea Deck, serves a buffet lunch and breakfast and an a la carte dinner, while sunset BBQs are on offer on the Sky Deck.

For relaxation, head to the Earth Deck where there is a jacuzzi and hammocks hung on deck, and inside guests can use the massage chairs. Alternatively you could take a dip in the pool or enjoy a relaxing drink at the bar. Sun loungers are available on the Moon Deck and the boat's observation deck is an ideal spot for stargazing.

The boat has 60 crew members including a doctor and 6 naturalist guides.


Galapagos Legend offers 4 itineraries which can be taken individually or combined, making 16 possible cruise choices.

Contact us for availability and special offers.

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Starts on alternate Mondays

Cruise Day 
1Arrive at Baltra Airport
Highlands of Santa Cruz
Baltra Quay
Black Turtle Cove
2Prince Philip's Steps
Darwin Bay
3Cerro Dragon
Santa Fe
4Playa de las Bachas
Depart from Baltra Airport
Itinerary map for Galapagos Legend 'A North Central' Galapagos cruise

Highlights of the sites visited on this cruise

Red-footed booby
Masked booby
Great frigatebird
Red-billed tropicbirds
Darwin's finches
Galapagos hawk
Swallow-tailed gull
Storm petrels
Sea turtles
Marine iguana
Land iguana
Sea lion
Fur seal
Lava formations

On board 'Galapagos Legend'


Galapagos Legend cabin Legend Balcony Suite

Legend Balcony Suite

Number of cabins of this type: 1

Bed configuration: double bed, plus sofa bed

Galapagos Legend cabin Balcony Suite Plus

Balcony Suite Plus

Number of cabins of this type: 9

Bed configuration: twin beds, or a double bed

Galapagos Legend cabin Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Number of cabins of this type: 8

Bed configuration: twin beds, or a double bed

Galapagos Legend cabin Junior Suite Plus

Junior Suite Plus

Number of cabins of this type: 4

Bed configuration: twin beds or a double bed, with extra sofa bed

Galapagos Legend cabin Junior Suite

Junior Suite

Number of cabins of this type: 24

Bed configuration: twin beds or a double bed, with extra sofa bed

Galapagos Legend cabin Standard Plus Cabin

Standard Plus Cabin

Number of cabins of this type: 7

Bed configuration: twin beds, or a double bed

Galapagos Legend cabin Standard


Number of cabins of this type: 3

Bed configuration: twin beds, or a double bed


Galapagos Legend deck Moon Deck

Moon Deck

(Deck level: 4)

Galapagos Legend deck Sky Deck

Sky Deck

(Deck level: 3)

Galapagos Legend deck Earth Deck

Earth Deck

(Deck level: 2)

Galapagos Legend deck Sea Deck

Sea Deck

(Deck level: 1)

Galapagos Legned's many decks offer guests ample space for relaxation and on board activities. For children, there is also a designated Kids' Corner, where activities are arranged to keep children entertained.

Static exercise bikes and a jogging track are available on board for those wishing to exercise and there are many sun loungers for guests wishing to relax in the sun. The boat's jacuzz is located on the Earth Deck and there is also a pool on the Sky Deck.

A well-stocked library is available for guest use and there is also a Medical Centre on hand in case of emergency.


Scuba Diving

Scuba diving can be arranged for certified divers and is a great way to experience more of the Galapagos' natural history. You will be guided by professional dive masters and instructors and expeditions will include two immersion dives per half day.


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.

Zodiac Rides

There are 6 dinghies (inflatable zodiacs), or "Pangas" as they are known in Galapagos, avaialble on board each carrying up to 16 passengers. These are used as the main transportation from the boat to the nature sites and ashore.

Maximum number of passengers


Naturalist guides


Crew members


Overall length (ft)


Cruising speed


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Other technical information

Capacity: 100 passengers

Length: 301 feet / 92 m

Beam: 47 feet / 15 m

Cruising Speed: 17 knots

Crew: 80 (including 7 multilingual naturalist guide)

Year of refurbishment: 2013

Type: First Class Motor Cruiser

Navigation and Safety Equipement: SMS, IRS, 12 x life rafts

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

Customer reviews for Galapagos Legend


A fantastic boat, with fantastic guides and excursions.


Outstanding - very friendly, helpful crew. Very good guides especially Cesar who was very keen to show as much as possible and explain everything.


Food and service excellent. Has a separate vegetarian menu.

Sailings for 'Galapagos Legend'

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 Legend Balcony Suite Balcony Suite Junior Suite Standard Plus Standard Standard Cabin