Galapagos expedition cruises

Mary Anne

A simple but striking 3 masted tall sailing ship with polished wooden decks. 16 passengers are accommodated in 12 en-suite double cabins.

Class: First Class - Small
Style: Square rigger
Passengers: 16 maximum
Length: 216 ft
Cruising speed: 12 knots

Cabin prices: ££, £££,
Service rating: 60
Guides rating: 80
Cabins rating: 80
Smoothness at sea: 80

Introducing 'Mary Anne'

A unique sailing vessel among all the boats that cruise the Galapagos, the Mary Anne is the only three mast barquentine of its kind and sails quietly through the water.

The boat can accommodate up to 16 passengers in 12 double cabins all with private bathrooms.

The boat's elegant wooden panelled interior offers guests plenty of space to relax, including on the spacious sundecks, or in the library and entertainment area.

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

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Starts on alternate Saturdays

Cruise Day 
1Arrive at Baltra Airport
Charles Darwin Research Station
Fausto Llerena Tortoise Breeding Centre
Puerto Ayora
2Punta Cormorant
Baroness Viewpoint
Devil's Crown Rocks
Post Office Bay
3Puerto Velasco Ibara
Asilo de la Paz
Puerto Velasco Ibara
4Punta Moreno
Urbina Bay
5Tagus Cove
Punta Espinoza
6Puerto Egas (James Bay)
Playa Espumilla
7Sullivan Bay
Puerto Egas (James Bay)
North Seymour Island
8Mosquera Islet (Land)
Baltra Quay
Depart from Baltra Airport
Itinerary map for Mary Anne 'West Itinerary' Galapagos cruise

Highlights of the sites visited on this cruise

Blue-footed booby
Magnificent frigatebird
Great frigatebird
Flightless cormorant
Red-billed tropicbirds
Darwin's finches
Galapagos hawk
Swallow-tailed gull
Lava gull
Galapagos penguin
Sea turtles
Marine iguana
Land iguana
Sea lion
Fur seal
Lava formations
Lava tubes

On board 'Mary Anne'


Mary Anne cabin Standard Cabin

Standard Cabin

Number of cabins of this type: 12

Bed configuration: twin/double bed, plus upper bed


Mary Anne deck Sun Deck

Sun Deck

(Deck level: 3)

Mary Anne deck Main Deck

Main Deck

(Deck level: 2)

Mary Anne deck Cabin Deck

Cabin Deck

(Deck level: 1)

The Mary Anne's cabins are all located on the Cabin Deck allowing for the communal areas to be spread across the Main Deck. The dining room can all seat all 16 passengers and guests are able to relax in the stylish lounge or entertainment area.

The Main Deck also has a cushioned seating area for relaxing in the sun, or guests can venture onto the Sun Deck for more space to relax.

Sailing Lessons

Guests can take advantage of Mary Anne's sails, and learn how to sail this unique boat. Guests can also participate in nautical knot contests.


If you would like to learn about the equatorial night skies and how to navigate by the night's sky, staff would are on hand to pass on their knowledge.

Cooking Classes

Guests can learn how to rustle up Ecuadorian cuisine and local delicacies.

Maximum number of passengers


Naturalist guides


Crew members


Overall length (ft)


Cruising speed


Gross tonnage



Other technical information

Capacity: 16 passengers

Length: 216 feet / 65.84 m

Draft: 16.7 feet / 5.09 m

Beam: 25.9 feet / 7.89 m

Crew: 8 (including Captain, First Mate, engineers, 2 x sailors, chef, chef's assistant, naturalist guide)

Year of reconstruction: 1997

Type: Barquentine, Sailing yacht

Sail Area: 9902 feet / 3018.13 m

Navigation and Safety Equipement: Automatic Identification System (AIS), Automatic Pilot, Depth Sounder, Four generators, GPS Navigator, HF Radio, navegaral Telex (NAVTEX), one Scania engine, Radar, Two water makers, VHF/DSC Marine Radio

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

Customer reviews for Mary Anne


Excellent cruise. The Galapagos was the best part of our trip. (Note that the amount for the crew/guides on board was given like an invoice, rather than tip for exceptional service.  Suggested tip of $45 per guide per person seemed excessive.)

Sailings for 'Mary Anne'

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.

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