Pelican flying by port side of Seaman Journey catamaran in the Galapagos Islands
Chaise loungers set up with rolled-up towels on the Sundeck of the Seaman Journey Galapagos yacht.
The aft lounge aboard the Seaman Journey with many comfortable cushions and pillows to use while cruising through the Galapagos
Alfresco deck with lots of lounge space to soak up the sun while keeping an eye on the sights as you cruise the Galapagos isles
A large bed on featured within a light and airy suite with natural wood tones and bedding aboard the Seaman Journey in the Galapagos
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Seaman Journey

16 guests
year built
crew members
9 crew members
90 feet
36.08 feet
4.75 feet
cruising speed
10 knots

M/C Galapagos Seaman Journey is a first-class catamaran offering superior comfort, style and stability. Her maximum capacity of 16 passengers combined with the spaciousness of a catamaran enables both connection with shipmates and privacy.

Why Sail Aboard Seaman Journey

Choose the Seaman Journey for a stable, roomy, sun-filled Galapagos journey. One of the best aspects of this yacht is that she is a catamaran. The multihull design of the Seaman Journey reduces rocking while under motor and at anchor, allowing for smoother sailing. The shallow draft of the catamaran’s hulls enables the ship to get closer to shore, and this design also creates more roomy cabins and spacious areas above deck, making the Seaman Journey an ideal Galapagos yacht. Finally, Seaman Journey uniquely offers a citizen science program, with opportunities for guests to document whales and penguins for scientific databases.

Our Galapagos experts have been aboard the Seaman Journey firsthand. Read our dedicated Seaman Journey Galapagos Review written by one of our specialists, or consult this page further for a detailed description of the catamaran, including ship specs, deck plan, cabin images and photo gallery. Our small ship cruise experts have been aboard nearly every first-class Galapagos cruise ship. Let us help you compare the Seaman Journey with other small cruise ships, yachts and catamarans offering Galapagos cruises and private Galapagos yacht charters.

Common Areas Aboard Seaman Journey

The dining room and saloon/lounge area are on the main deck with large windows and doors to the outer deck. The onboard mini-library, available in the lounge, contains books on the Galapagos to further educate on this unique location. Multiple deck lounge areas are spread throughout the yacht; two bow viewing areas on the Main Deck offer a private reprieve, while the Upper deck offers a social element with tables and chairs, outdoor dining and a bar. The Seaman Journey is touted as having one of the best sundecks in the Galapagos Islands with her teak deck, covered area and sun beds on the top deck.

Dining Aboard Seaman Journey

Each meal on board the M/C Galapagos Seaman Journey features national and international dishes, prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients of the highest quality. In fact, most vegetables and fruits are grown on the boat operator’s organic farm, ensuring a varied and healthy menu. All meals are served buffet style and include choice of meat, chicken and seafood. There is also a vegetarian menu and other options for visitors with dietary restrictions. The chef may provide guests with a hands-on cooking lesson, such as making ceviche. Al fresco dining might be offered on occasion.

Crew & Guides Aboard Seaman Journey

English speaking, certified naturalists offer opportunities for learning about the unique islands and wildlife, during off-ship excursions as well as while on board. These experienced guides offer a valuable educational component to a fun, comfortable Galapagos visit.

Activities Aboard Seaman Journey

This catamaran offers sea kayaking and free use of snorkeling equipment for above- and below-water exploration. A sport platform off the stern is available for jumping into the ocean and the bow offers a unique net that provides a close-up view of dolphins that may swim alongside the ship. Two pangas are on board for off-yacht excursions.

Cabins & Deck Plan Aboard Seaman Journey

All eight Seaman Journey cabins feature lower beds, large picture windows, nightstand, closet, small stool, air conditioning, private bathrooms, hair dryer, safe, 110/220 volt outlets (three in the cabin and one in the bathroom), private facilities and hot water. Beds are fixed at either queen or twin sizes, so cannot be individually configured. Triple occupancy for two adults and a child under 12 years old may be accommodated with a sofa bed in Upper Deck Suites.

Two births separated by a large night stand featuring a large window that faces out to take in the ocean view aboard the Seaman Journey
Standard Ocean View

Six standard cabins (150 square feet) are located on the Main Deck and each features two fixed twin beds. Door opens to an interior hallway.

A large bed on featured within a light and airy suite with natural wood tones and bedding aboard the Seaman Journey in the Galapagos
Upper Deck Suite

The two Seaman Journey suites (193 square feet) are located on the Upper Deck and each features a fixed queen bed. Door opens to the exterior deck.

Deck plan detailing Main Deck and Upper Deck of Seaman Journey catamaran in the Galapagos Islands
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