Boat Comparison

Boat comparison

Boat Comparison

Daphne

Xavier III

San Jose

Monserrat

Queen of the
Galapagos

Evolution

Service Level

Standard

Standard

Upgraded

Upgraded

Upgraded

Upgraded

Available Trips

6 Day Southern
7 Day North and Central
10 Days Northern and Southern
10 Days Western

6 Day Central
7 Day South
6 Day Central and East
7 Day Central
10 Day South and Central
10 Day Central and East
10 Day Central, East & South
10 Day Central

6 Day Northern and Central
7 Day Central and Southern
10 Day Western
10 Day Northern and Southern

6 Day Central and East
6 Day Central
7 Day Western and Central
7 Day Southern and East
10 Day Southern and East
10 Day Western, Central and East
10 Day Central, Southern, and East
10 Day Western and Central

6 Day Central
6 Day Family - Central
7 Day Southern and East
7 Day Family - Southern and East
10 Day Central, Southern and East
10 Day Northern and Central
10 Day Family - Northern and Central10 Day Family - Central, Southern and East

10 Day Western and Central Islands
10 Day Northern and Central Islands

Capacity

16 passengers

16 passengers

16 passengers

20 passengers

16 passengers

32 passengers

Cabins

4 lower deck double-occupancy cabinswith port hole.
4 Upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window

4 lower deck double-occupancy cabinswith port hole.
4 Upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window

8 double-occupancy cabins with private bathrooms and A/C. All cabins are located on either the upper or main deck and are outward-facing. All cabins feature side-by- side lower berths (no bunks).

6 upper-deck double-occupancy cabins with twin and double beds. 4 lower-deck double-occupancy cabins with twin and double beds.

7 modern cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds.
1 modern suite, which includes a sitting room.

1 master suite with queen bed and sitting room and 2 suites with queen or twin beds and ocean view windows, 9 main deck staterooms (double and twin) with ocean views and port holes 4 lower deck staterooms (double and twin) with portholes

Berths

All upper and lower berths (bunks)

All twin lower berths

All twin lower berths

Queen or twin lower berths

Queen or twin lower berths

Queen or twin lower berths

Amenities

Air conditioning, private facilities

Air conditioning, private facilities

Air conditioning, private facilities

Air conditioning, private facilities

Air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD players

Air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD players

Special Amenities

Included snorkelling equipment and all meals on board. Beach towels provided.

Included snorkelling equipment and all meals on board. Beach towels provided.

Included snorkelling equipment and all meals on board. Beach towels provided.

Included snorkelling equipment and all meals on board. Beach towels provided.

Included snorkelling equipment, wetsuits, and all meals on board. Basic toiletries and hairdryers provided in all cabins, large closet spaces for storage and beach towels provided.

Included sit on top kayaks, snorkelling equipment, wetsuits, and all meals on board. Basic toiletries and hairdryers provided in all cabins, large spaces for storage and beach towels provided.

Voltage and Plugs

110V with North American flat plugs

110V with North American flat plugs

110V with North American flat plugs

110V with North American flat plugs

110V with North American flat plugs

110V with North American flat plugs

Crew

1 expert naturalist guide, 7 crew

1 expert naturalist guide, 7 crew

1 expert naturalist guide, 7 crew

2 expert naturalist guides & cruise director, 7 crew

1 expert naturalist guide, 10 crew

2 expert naturalist guides & cruise director, 18 crew

Boat Layout

Outdoor sun deck on upper level with lounge chairs and other ample seating. Interior dining room and bar on the main deck and a lounge equipped with a TV and DVD player for daily briefings.

Very spacious indoor-outdoor seating areas and sun chairs. Interior dining room with coffee, tea and water service on the main deck. Large lounge and bar area with TV and DVD player for daily briefings.

Two carpeted deck areas with lounge chairs and other ample seating. Interior dining room and bar on the main deck. Lounge equipped with a TV & DVD player for daily briefings and presentations.

Spacious main deck. Lounge, bar and dining room. Large forward sundeck with lounge chairs. Observation deck with great sightlines.

Large aft porch with couches and lounge chairs. An elegant dining room, lounge and bar for meals and briefings. Observation deck boasts outstanding sightlines.

Jacuzzi, indoor or outdoor dining and large open decks.

Year Built

1997

1996

2003

2005

2007

2004

Year Refurbished

2004

2004

N/A

N/A

N/A

2008

Length

21m

25.5m

33.44m

30m

27.24m

59m

Width

7m

7.60m

6.60m

9.50m

8.90

Cruise Speed

9 knots

9 knots

9 knots

10 knots

8 knots

10 knots

Max Speed

10 knots

10 knots

10 knots

12 knots

13 knots

14 knots

Zodiacs

2

2

2

2

2

2

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