Sun deck aboard Beluga with lounge chairs and bed.
Salaon with big couch, table, and bar aboard Beluga.
Salaon with big couch aboard Beluga.
Cabin 1 triple aboard Beluga with bunk beds and twin bed.
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year built
crew members
110 feet
23 feet
cruising speed
12 knots

The 16-passenger Beluga is a spacious and comfortable superior first-class motor yacht. This 110-foot, steel-hulled motor vessel is equipped with the most modern safety and mechanical equipment and is known to be one of the fastest small ships in the Galapagos and is equipped with four single kayaks on board. Her professional and experienced crew takes extremely good care of their guests at all times aboard and ashore.  

Beluga Review

AdventureSmith Explorations’ Beluga review includes a detailed description of the boat including deck plans and a photo gallery. Our Galapagos experts have been aboard the Beluga firsthand. Please read our Beluga review below, then contact our experts to compare the Beluga with other Galapagos cruise ships offering Galapagos cruises and private Galapagos yacht charters.

Choose the Beluga if you are seeking a smaller motor yacht at an affordable price. The Beluga is clean and comfortable with excellent guides and service at a price that is the same or lower than other comparable yachts. She is outfitted exclusively for the Galapagos Islands and has been awarded the Smart Voyager certificate for adhering to conservation standards as well as maritime regulations and is SOLAS certified. Equipped with the most modern safety and mechanical equipment, Beluga accommodates 16 passengers in 8 double cabins, one of which has an additional berth, perfect as a triple for families.

Common Areas aboard Beluga

With panoramic windows in the salon and ample deck space, Beluga is a fantastic way to cruise the Galapagos Islands in speed and style. Beluga is fully air-conditioned, has spacious social areas with all the comforts and facilities of a superior first-class motor yacht and large view windows in the salon/dining area. The spacious sundeck and shaded top deck are perfect for relaxing, sightseeing and sunbathing while cruising between the islands. Snorkel gear is provided and wetsuits are available to rent.

Cabins & Deck Plan Aboard Beluga

Beluga accommodates 16 passengers in 8 double cabins, one of which has an additional berth that becomes a triple room suitable for families. Each cabin has its own private bathroom equipped with hot and cold water showers and a security safe.

Cabin 7 aboard Beluga with double bed and big windows.

Each cabin is configured with 2 lower twins or 1 double bed, except for Cabin 1 which can accommodate triple occupancy with 2 lower berths and 1 upper. Cabins 1-5 are located on the Lower Deck, with portholes. Cabins 6-8 have windows. Cabins 6 and 7 are located on the Main Deck and Cabin 8 is on the Upper Deck.

Beluga deck plan showing lower, main, & upper decks.
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