Small catamaran Ocean Spray with blue hull & white upper decks sits in calm water on a sunny day in Galapagos.
Dining room with 4 wooden tables surrounded by padded blue chairs with white walls, dark wooden floors & large window aboard a ship.
Small ship sun deck with bright green turf, raised Jacuzzi, Ecuadorian flag & chaise loungers under a bright blue sky.
Narrow private balcony with 2 padded wooden chairs & wood coffee table on a ship sitting in calm water on a sunny day.
Large cabin with white walls, wooden accents & king-size bed covered in white & blue linens aboard catamaran Ocean Spray.
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Ocean Spray

year built
113 feet
43 feet
4 feet
cruising speed
15 knots

The 16-guest mega-catamaran Ocean Spray offers premier performance and comfort in Galapagos cruising. The elegant, modern design includes a spacious sundeck with Jacuzzi, al fresco dining, ample social areas and spacious staterooms each with a private balcony. Her speed, comfort, top guides, the stand-up paddleboard and kayaks on board and itinerary make Ocean Spray perfect for active, luxury Galapagos Island cruises.

Ocean Spray Review

AdventureSmith Explorations’ Ocean Spray review includes a detailed description of the small ship including deck plans and a photo gallery. Our small ship cruise experts have been aboard nearly every first-class Galapagos cruise ship. Please read our Ocean Spray review below then contact our experts to compare the Ocean Spray with other small cruise ships, yachts and catamarans offering Galapagos cruises and private Galapagos yacht charters.

Choose the Ocean Spray for her private yacht feel that features crisp, clean, nautical decor, teak decks and inviting social spaces ensure you’re well taken care of. This Galapagos catamaran is designed for stability and comfort. Explore the archipelago in style and enjoy quiet moments on your private balcony. A service-minded crew and top notch guides round out the experience.

Common Areas Aboard Ocean Spray

A highlight of the Galapagos Ocean Spray is her ample deck space for sunning, wildlife viewing and al fresco dining. Relax on padded lounge chairs or cap off a long active day in the elevated Jacuzzi. Indoors, relax in the luxurious lounge with large view windows, use Ocean Spray’s laptops, browse the onboard library or dine on fine regional cuisine in the dining room (buffet breakfast and lunch, plated dinner), also with a view. Crew and guides include the captain, a bilingual Galapagos National Park naturalist guide, a quality control manager and eight other crew (first mate, chef, sous chef, engineer, assistant engineer, sailor, barman, housekeeper). All equipment aboard Ocean Spray meets or exceeds the international SOLAS standard; satellite phone is available.

Activities Aboard Ocean Spray

Snorkeling gear and wetsuits are available for use aboard Ocean Spray, as are walking sticks, 4 double kayaks and 2 stand-up paddleboards for further exploring the Galapagos Islands up close, off ship. Daily excursions with naturalist guides include hikes to view points and along beaches. Also available on board are yoga mats, kettlebells, dumbbells, binoculars and a laser pointer for stargazing.

Crew & Guide Aboard Ocean Spray

Guests on board Ocean Spray are sure to appreciate her nearly 1:1 guest-to-crew ratio. Her team of 11 courteous and professional crew members includes a cruise service officer, acting as a hotel manager. Add to this Ocean Spray’s top naturalist guide, ready to impart his or her encyclopedic knowledge and passion for the islands with every guest.

Sustainability Aboard Ocean Spray

All guests aboard Ocean Spray travel knowing their carbon emissions are offset through CanopyCo, an Ecuadorian-based organization managed by local and European professionals dedicated to reforesting Ecuador’s native forests for the benefit of the climate, the local community and, of course, Ecuador’s phenomenal flora and fauna. Ocean Spray’s entire operation has been included in the offsets, from the fuel used by the engines on board the catamaran to the bus rides its staff take to work. Aboard Ocean Spray, you can rest assured that from the moment you arrive in the Galapagos Islands to the moment you leave, the impact of your carbon footprint will be a net zero.

Ocean Spray is also one of the main supporters of the Simon Bolivar Volunteer Program, which helps to find and place volunteers into worthy projects throughout Ecuador and Galapagos. The charitable projects are varied and include: health programs, child welfare, environmental projects, animal welfare, agricultural education and professional internships.

Cabins & Deck Plan Aboard Ocean Spray

Ocean Spray features 8 double staterooms and 1 single stateroom, all with private balconies, a private bathroom and a panoramic picture window. There are 4 double staterooms each on the Main Deck and the Upper Deck. In addition, there is 1 single stateroom of 194 square feet on the Upper Deck, which is is available for an odd-numbered group. There is a sofa bed in one stateroom for children under 12 years old traveling with their parents. Amenities include Ecuadorian-sourced, organic Oilosophy bathroom products; hair dryers, safety deposit boxes, air conditioning, a dressing table, and one pair of binoculars per stateroom. Electrical outlets are 110/220v.

Large cabin with white walls, wooden accents & king-size bed covered in white & blue linens aboard catamaran Ocean Spray.

All 8 staterooms (4 each on Main Deck & Upper Deck) are 302 square feet and feature a private balcony and two twin beds that can convert to one matrimonial bed.

Small single cabin with window, white walls, wooden accents & twin bed covered in white & blue linens aboard catamaran Ocean Spray.
Single Stateroom

Stateroom #10 on the Upper Deck is 162 square feet with a single twin bed and may only be booked for an odd-numbered group. Contact AdventureSmith for details.

ocean spray small ship deck plan showing 3 decks, 2 with passenger cabins, 1 with a Jacuzzi.
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