South America Galapagos Islands Cruise

Ocean Spray Galapagos Cruises

Ocean Spray Galapagos Cruises offer tailor-made itineraries aboard the 16-guest mega-catamaran Ocean Spray. Visit remote islands with top bilingual naturalist guides while enjoying luxury accommodations. The Ocean Spray offers excellent views, spacious common areas, private balconies and an elevated Jacuzzi to ensure relaxation and satisfaction during the entire Galapagos Islands cruise. 

Contact our Galapagos small ship cruise experts for the inside scoop on which route is best for you. AdventureSmith Explorations’ award-winning crew has personal experience sailing in the Galapagos Islands and can recommend the best options to suit your travel interests and timeline.

With kayaks, snorkeling and daily off-boat hikes and shore excursions, Ocean Spray’s Galapagos cruises offer close proximity to the islands’ famed marine iguanas, albatross nesting colonies, lumbering giant tortoises, baby sea turtles and elusive flamingos. Swim and snorkel with playful sea lions, speedy penguins, sea turtles and a myriad of spectacularly colorful fish.

Ocean Spray operates two main 8-day Galapagos cruise itineraries, which can be combined into an all-encompassing 15-day cruise, as well as shorter 6-, 5- and 4-day routes. You may also opt for a variation of these main Ocean Spray itineraries, customizing your trip to be 10, 11, 12, 13 or the full 15 days. Gather 15 friends or family members to fill one of our favorite ships for private Galapagos yacht charters and experience the archipelago in your own unique way.

The 16-guest Ocean Spray catamaran is a top choice in Galapagos small ship cruising. Ocean Spray brings the best of the Galapagos, with top bilingual naturalist guides, luxury accommodations, private balconies, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboard and kayak gear on board and the assurance that your carbon emissions will be offset by this eco-friendly operation.

On the 8-Day West Galapagos Islands itinerary, highlights may include: visiting Isabela, the largest of the islands and one of the few populated by humans, experiencing the lava fields of Fernandina, and a visit to the Charles Darwin Station and highlands of Santa Cruz Island.

On the 8-Day East Galapagos Islands itinerary, highlights include Post Office Bay on Floreana Island, and searching for flamingoes at Cormorant point. On Genovesa Island, visit Darwin Bay and Prince Phillip’s Steps, and spot hundreds of species of birds.

On the 6-Day West Galapagos Islands itinerary, visit the uninhabited Isabela Island, and spot sesuvium plants and prickly pear cactus trees on one of the smallest islands in the Galapagos, South Plaza, among other visits.

On the 6-Day South Galapagos Islands itinerary, highlights include visiting Santa Fe Island, the only place to find opuntia cactus; and spotting endemic species, including Darwin finches, on the southernmost island of Espanola. Play in the waves of Gardner Bay alongside sea lions and see the stunning Kicker Rock. Send a letter home at Post Office Bay.

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