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The Coral is a fully equipped and spacious motor yacht designed with teakwood and modern decorum to give a unique Galapagos tour an exclusive touch. The dining room and lounge demonstrate a refined taste and the yacht has three sun decks, one half-shaded. Equipped with all the standards you would expect from a high-class yacht, the Coral is a modern ship in a timeless realm.

For an overwhelming view and photography or just for a relaxing sun bath, the M/Y Coral I outside decks are fantastic. You can also enjoy a drink in the Jacuzzi while sailing from one island to another, with a once in a life time natural scenery.

The Coral I offers delicious cuisine, knowledgeable guides and services provided by a friendly crew.


Facilities: 18 double exterior cabins with air conditioning, TV closed circuit system, background music, private bathroom with cold and hot water, hair dryer, Bar, Gift Shop, Snorkeling Equipment, Jacuzzy, Reading Room and Natural History Library, sprinkler system.


The M/Y Coral I has 18 double exterior cabins, fully carpeted and finely decorated with dark teak wood and bronze. All cabins have air conditioning, TV closed circuit system, background music, safety box, intercabin phones along with a private bathroom with cold and hot water, hair dryer and other amenities. Some cabins connect and they are ideal for special group and families, jus for families and special groups. All the cabins are provided with smoke detectors and a sprinkler system.

Moon Cabin: 8 cabins located in the sea deck, with an average area of 11 sq. meters (124 sq feet) they have two lower beds that can be put together or separated depending on the passengers necessities, these 4 cabins can be connected for families and small groups.

Junior Cabin: 8 cabins located in the Sea deck and Sky deck, have the very best views the M/Y Coral I can offer.

Thanks for its panoramic windows and its access to the sun and shade terraces, its 2 lower beds can be joined or separated as you wish, two cabins are interconnected to offer more space, commodity and privacy for families.

Superior Cabin: 2 comfortable superior cabins located in the Sea Deck, with an approximated area of 9 sq meters. The cabins have portholes and a double bed.


Galapagos Coral I Technical & Safety Specifications

Category : Luxury
Built in : Germany
Speed : 12 Knots
Length : 130.25 feet
Beam : 27.89 feet
Rennovated : 2004
Passengers : 36
Life raft : 2 units (8 pax each), 1 unit (20 pax)
Classified : ISM-SOLAS
Electricity : 110 volts
Crew : 10 and 2 multilingual naturalistis guides


Galapagos Coral I Itinerary - Sunday to Sunday



Galapagos Coral I full, detailed and day by day Itinerary

DAY 1:

Baltra Island arrival / Highlands (Santa Cruz Island)

Departure from Quito or Guayaquil to Baltra airport in Galapagos. Passengers are greeted by guides at the airport and transferred to the Itabaca canal, cross to the Santa Cruz and travel to Puerto Ayora.

One of the options is to cross the highlands of Santa Cruz. Passengers will visit Cerro Chato. In this visit, you’ll be able to observe the famous giant tortoises that gave the name to these islands. Additionally, travelers can literally get into the Galapagos by walking in the dormant lava tubes.

DAY 2:

Punta Suarez / Gardner Bay (Espanola Island)

Travelers enjoy a dry landing at Suarez Point. Upon landing visitors will learn more about the lava terrain while crossing the inactive lava fields. Aside from the sea lion colonies, this is one of the most important sites for bird watching. As soon as visitors step on this island many species can be spotted and observed closely. Among the many species, the hooded mocking bird and red billed tropic.

In the afternoon, passengers will visit Gardner Bay. Wet landing on a white coral beach amidst a large colony of sea lions. This site has no trails, therefore hiking, is not possible. But it is considered as an open area where you can spot Galapagos hawks, American oystercatchers, Galapagos doves, and hood mockingbirds, three species of Darwin finches and yellow warblers, lava lizards, marine iguanas. All of these species are endemic to this island. This is a great place for swimming and snorkeling.

DAY 3:

Punta Cormorant / Post Office Bay (Floreana Island)

Wet landing on a greenish colored sand beach. Passengers will hike a well-marked trail beginning in the Black Mangrove beds heading towards the back of the lagoon. The large, brackish lagoon holds one of the biggest populations of flamingos in the Galapagos. This island is best known for its endemic plant life, such as: the Galapagos millwork, passion flower, and unique button mangrove. Novice snorkelers can practice back on the main beach where the sea lions are playful, while experienced snorkelers can roam the waters around Devils Crown.

Post Office Bay located on the north side of Floreana Island. A short walk from the famous barrel, across typical vegetation of the island, we come to a tunnel formed by lava flows. It’s quite a tricky way down to a path where we can observe land birds such as Galapagos mockingbird, some species of Darwin’s finches, yellow warblers and lava lizards.

DAY 4:

Seymour Island / Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz Island)

In Seymour Island guests will encounter swallow tailed gulls and sea lions. This site is also known for being a major nesting colony of blue footed boobies and the largest colony of the magnificent frigate bird, . Travelers will also spot both endemic species of iguanas, the marine iguanas and land iguanas.

During this excursion visitors head for Dragon Hill. After a dry landing, passengers walk to a hypersalinic lagoon behind the beach. Occasionally visited by Galapagos pink flamingos. The trail then leads up to Dragon Hill, which offers a beautiful view of the bay. This area is a nesting site for a large Number of land iguanas that where reintroduced by the Charles Darwin Research Station.

DAY 5:

Rabida Island / Puerto Egas (Santiago Island)

Wet landing at the dark red colored beach of volcanic origin frequented by sea lions. It is often considered the geographic center of Galapagos because it has the most diversified volcanic rocks of all the Islands. A short trail leads to a salt water lagoon, where you will occasionally find flamingos. July is a good time of the year to observe how brown pelicans nest in the salty bushes found at the far side of the salty lagoon. Also to be observed are boobies and 9 species of Darwin’s finches. Dingy ride by the reefs and an excellent opportunity for snorkeling.

Visit the dark sand beach at Egas Port on Santiago Island, during a wet landing. Most of the landscape is tuff-stone layers and lava flows, the surrounding area is prime for spotting and observing hunting herons, great blue herons, lava herons, oyster catchers, and the yellow crowned night herons. Passengers enjoy the sight of marine iguanas grazing upon algae beds at low tide sharing space with red sally light-foot crabs. There is a colony of fur-sea lions swimming in deep pools of cool water called “grottos”. On this beach you can swim and snorkel in search of octopuses, sea horses, star fish and other sea life species.

DAY 6:

Punta Espinosa (Fernandina Island) / Tagus Cove (Isabela Islands)

After a dry landing at Espinosa Point, passengers will see the biggest marine iguanas mingling with sally-light foot crabs. They will also enjoy the flightless cormorants nesting sites, the Galapagos penguins, Galapagos hawks, and sea lions. Among the flora and volcanic formation observers will note brachycereus cactus, and two kinds of lava formations “pa-hoe-hoe” lava and ”AA”. Numerous mangrove beds extend into the sea, depicting a healthy and thriving eco-system.

Isabela is the largest island in the Galapagos. At Tagus Cove, passengers enjoy a dry landing. Visitors will learn more about the eruption of five volcanoes that flowed together to form this land mass. The marked trail leads to Darwin’s salt water lagoon and an excellent view of the lava fields, scoured with unique volcanic formations. Time allows us to observe marine life from the dingy. Frequently, visitors see Galapagos penguins at this site. A view of graffiti dating back to the 1800’s can help passengers to better appreciate the relationship between the islands and tourism today. Most of the graffiti is believed to be done by pirates and buccaneers.

DAY 7:

Bartolome Island / Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz Island)

Arriving on Bartolome Island, passengers will see volcanic formations including lava bombs, spatter, and cinder cones. After a hike to the summit visitors available to enjoy an impressive view of the surrounding islands, including the eroded tuff cone of Pinnacle Rock. During the hike to the summit, travelers will often see large colonies of marine iguanas, lava lizards, tiquilla. Bushes and various cacti.

Arrive at Black Turtle Cove located near Las Bachas beach in the north coast line of Santa Cruz Island. This excursion provides passengers with a “dingy” ride though the mangrove, during which the outboard motor of the small boat is turned off. This allows the close observation of marine turtles, white tipped reef sharks, spotted eagle rays, and yellow rays.

DAY 8:

Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz Island) / Baltra Island departure

Continues on next page »Travelers will have the chance to investigate the Charles Darwin Research Station in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, staffed with international scientists conducting biological research and conservation projects. Here you can also admire giant tortoises that are part of the breeding program. Disembark at the docks. Coral passengers will take a bus to the Baltra Island airport for their flight back to mainland via Guayaquil to Quito.

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