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Cruise Ships in The Galapagos Islands : Endemic

With only 16 passengers, the Endemic gives you an intimate and relaxing Galápagos cruising experience. An emphasis is placed on personal service, and there’s a surprising amount of space in which to relax on board ― including several decks, one with a Jacuzzi. Cabins are also spacious and can be adapted to suit many different passengers.


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The Endemic combines state-of-the-art cruising technology with high-end luxury and comfort, giving you a first-class Galápagos experience.

Cabins are airy and light-filled thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies. There are 11 crew members, including a dedicated Cruise Service Officer, so you’ll enjoy highly personal service throughout the voyage.

Much of the vessel is open to passengers, so there are lots of places to go when relaxing in your downtime. On the main deck there’s an indoor lounge, dining area and bar. On the upper deck you’ll find a small observation area in front of the bridge which makes a great place to spot wildlife such as dolphins, rays or the occasional whale. There’s a spacious sun deck with a shaded alfresco dining area, lounge, bar and Jacuzzi.

Snorkeling equipment, wetsuits, and kayak and paddle board use is included (and available when permitted by the Galápagos National Park).


Each of the nine cabins is a suite, and each suite feels spacious and light, with sliding glass doors that open onto a private balcony. There’s a purpose-built single cabin which is ideal for solo voyagers. For families with young children, it’s possible to add additional beds or using interconnecting cabins.


  • Breakfast and lunch are buffet-style, and are usually served in the indoor dining area.
  • Dinner involves à la carte menus and buffet-style dining, and is usually served indoors.
  • Sometimes dinner will be served in the shaded alfresco dining area when conditions allow.
  • Snacks and soft drinks are served whenever you return from shore landings or activities.
  • Complimentary tea and coffee are available throughout the day.


  • Three-night central and southern islands.
  • Four-night southern and eastern islands.
  • Five-night western islands.
  • Five-night northern and southern islands.
  • Seven-night southern and eastern islands.
  • Seven-night western and northern islands.

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  • Daily landings
  • Zodiac boat cruising
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Paddle boarding
  • Wildlife-viewing
  • On-board lectures


  • Jacuzzi
  • Alfresco dining and barbecue area
  • Sun deck
  • Indoor and outdoor bars
  • Open bridge
  • Observation point