Galapagos expedition cruises

Galapagos Sea Star Journey

The Sea Star Journey is a top range motor yacht with 8 spacious suites all with air-conditioning and private bathrooms.

Class: Luxury
Style: Motor yacht
Passengers: 16 maximum
Length: 138 ft
Cruising speed: 12 knots

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

Introducing 'Galapagos Sea Star Journey'

Launched in 2011, Sea Star Journey (formerly 'Grand Odyssey') can accommodate up to 16 passengers.

Meals are served in the comfortable and cosy dining room. Guests are able to relax in the sun or the shade on the boat's sundeck, and take a dip in one of the two jacuzzis on board. For ultimate relaxation, guests can also arrange for a massage or spa therapy at the Mini Spa.

Snorkelling equipment and kayaks are also available for no extra charge

Galapagos Sea Star Journey offers 3 itineraries which can be taken individually or combined, making 9 possible cruise choices.

Contact us for availability and special offers.

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Starts on alternate Tuesdays

Cruise Day 
1Arrive at San Cristobal Airport
Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado Tortoise Breeding Centre
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
2Gardner Bay
Punta Suárez
3Punta Cormorant
Baroness Viewpoint
Post Office Bay
4Santa Fe
South Plaza
5North Seymour Island
Playa de las Bachas
6Mosquera Islet (Land)
Baltra Quay
Depart from Baltra Airport
Itinerary map for Galapagos Sea Star Journey 'A: 5 Nights' Galapagos cruise

Highlights of the sites visited on this cruise

Blue-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 tubes

On board 'Galapagos Sea Star Journey'


Galapagos Sea Star Journey cabin Sea Star Suite

Sea Star Suite

Number of cabins of this type: 1

Bed configuration: double bed only

Galapagos Sea Star Journey cabin Matrimonial Suite

Matrimonial Suite

Number of cabins of this type: 2

Bed configuration: double bed only

Galapagos Sea Star Journey cabin Galapagos Suite

Galapagos Suite

Number of cabins of this type: 5

Bed configuration: twin beds only


Galapagos Sea Star Journey deck Sun deck

Sun deck

(Deck level: 4)

Galapagos Sea Star Journey deck Upper Deck

Upper Deck

(Deck level: 3)

Galapagos Sea Star Journey deck Main Deck

Main Deck

(Deck level: 2)

Galapagos Sea Star Journey deck Lower Deck

Lower Deck

(Deck level: 1)

Guests are able to take advantage of Sea Star Journey's two jacuzzis - one in the shade and one in the sun. There are also ample sun loungers for guests wanting to relax in the sun.

Below deck, guests are able to relax in the comfortable and modern communal areas, and there are options for both in door and al fresco dining.

Guided Nature Walks

Daily guided walks are organised according to the boat's itinerary and offer the best way to ober Galapagos' natural history. The walks are easy to moderate, lasting between 1 - 3 hours.


According to National Park regulations, kayaking is only permitted at certain sites. Kayaks are available on board at no extra charge.


A unique way of observing the islands' marime life, inluding penguins, turtles and sea lions.

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving can be arranged for guests who have diving experience.



Maximum number of passengers


Naturalist guides


Crew members


Overall length (ft)


Cruising speed


Gross tonnage



Other technical information

Capacity : 16 passengers

Length : 137.7 feet / 42 m

Beam : 29.5 feet / 9 m

Gross Tonnange: 480

Cruising Speed : 12 knots

Crew: 11 ( including a naturalist guide)

Type : Motor Cruiser

Navigation and Safety Equipement : 1 Satellite compass, 2 magnetic compasses. 1 Furuno 24 miles, 1 Furuno 36 miles, Several consoles HF-VHF-UHF, Nactex, Distrex and additional handheld units, Perkins 80 HP - 60 KW x 2, Caterpillar 210 HP x 2, 1 CARIBE for 25 people, 1 CARIBE for 10 people. Smoke detectors & Sprinklers throughout the vessel & automatic Co2 bank for kitchen & engine room

Watermaker: 2,000 gallons per day

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 Sea Star Suite (Main/upper deck) Matrimonial Suite Galapagos Suite