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Coral I & Coral II

Expedition Yachts

The Coral I & II are gorgeous, comfortable, sister yachts offering charming social areas distributed on three decks, with both outdoor and interior spaces allowing you to enjoy an intimate expedition experience in your own way.

With a capacity for 36 and 20 guests respectively, the vessels offer open deck areas with a Jacuzzi to make the best of your relaxing time while cruising the islands. The interiors are thoughtfully designed to resemble a private yacht experience in a cozy ambiance. The restaurant serves delicious Ecuadorian and international cuisine even extending to a BBQ dinner on the open-air Moon Deck. They are the perfect cruise vessels for charter groups where the thrill and comfort are guaranteed.

Activities

Scuba Diving


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For adventurous and certified divers looking for the best dive sites in the Galapagos Islands, this service is provided with professional dive masters and instructors.  It now can be combined with our scheduled Galapagos Cruises on board the Galapagos Legend and the Coral I & the Coral II. If interested, you can do a couple dive tours in a day. Ideal for divers who would like to share with their family and friends a Galapagos cruise, but still want to see the amazing underwater world of the Galapagos.

Glass Bottom Boat


glass bottom boat

We are proud to also offer our glass bottom boat to those who might want to stay dry yet still share in the magic of the Galapagos submarine environment! In the company of our naturalist guide, you will be taken to the best vantage points to look down into the underwater world.

Hiking


hiking

Twice-daily excursions ashore to the best visitor sites permitted by the national park. We will always be in the company of an expert naturalist guide. Walks will concentrate on spending quality time learning about the native fauna and flora. We will have ample time to observe, absorb and photograph. For your convenience walking sticks are available for those who wish.

Snorkeling


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With snorkeling equipment available on board (at no cost) we invite you to explore the exuberant underwater world. A naturalist guide will always be present while snorkeling. Our dinghies remain close at hand for snorkeler’s convenience and safety. We will offer snorkeling activities once or twice per day on the best snorkeling spots of the archipelago.

Kayaking


kayak

New, transparent kayaks! Watch the fish while kayaking! All kayaking activities are in the company of one of our naturalist guides. We supply all necessary kayak and safety equipment.

Dinghy Ride


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We offer guided dinghy tours to extraordinary spots around the islands into otherwise inaccessible areas.

Social Areas

Main Lounge Bar


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Social areas, with fine decoration of teak and brass, help make the experience complete with an outstanding onboard service.

Time to Relax and Enjoy


Relax

Take a break in the on board Jacuzzi in the Coral I & II and enjoy the best of our service. The open areas will allow guests to be more in touch with the surroundings and have close encounters with the local visitors. The comfort of a small yacht with easy accessible embarkation area, coziness in every deck, ample social spaces for relaxation, comfort and discovery.

Sun Terrace


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Sun and Shadow terrace to sit back and enjoy the fresh air, the sun, the amazing scenery and the excellent onboard service

Lonesome George Restaurant


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This acclaimed restaurant will surprise you with its wide range of mouth-watering, culinary delights. Using fresh ingredients, we serve a high level of international and local cuisine from our professional chefs. With an à la carte dinner, we offer avegetarian and children’s menu. We also provide a kosher-friendly option with tableware and a private restaurant available upon request.

Cabins

Junior Cabin


Junior Cabin
  • 15 cabins on the Earth & Sky Decks
  • 8 in the Coral I and 7 in the Coral II
  • Double & Triple options
  • 2 picture windows per cabin
  • Reusable bottles and crossbody bag as souvenirs
  • Average Area 12m2 / 128ft2

8 in the Coral I and 7 in the Coral II, measuring an average of 12 m2 / 128 ft2

Standard Plus


Standard Plus
  • 12 cabins on the Sea Deck
  • 8 in the Coral I and 4 in the Coral II
  • Double & Triple options
  • 2 portholes per cabin
  • Reusable bottles and crossbody bag as souvenirs.
  • Average Area: 11 m2 / 118 ft2

8 cabins in the Coral I and 4 cabins in the Coral II, measuring an average of 12 m2 / 128 ft2

Standard Cabin


Standard Cabin
  • 2 cabins on the Sea Deck Coral I
  • Matrimonial and single options
  • 2 portholes per cabin
  • Reusable bottles and crossbody bag as souvenirs
  • Average Area: 7 m2 / 75ft2

2 cabins in the Coral I, measuring an average of 7 m2 / 75ft2

Coral I / II Itineraries

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Sunday:
am: Baltra Airport
pm: Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)


Monday:
am: Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz Island)
pm: Bartolome Island


Tuesday:
am: Rabida Island
pm: Buccaneer Cove & Espumilla Beach (Santiago Island)


Wednesday:
am: Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz Island)
am: Baltra Airport


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Wednesday:
am: Baltra Airport
pm: Highlands Turtle Reserve (San Cristobal Island)


Thursday:
am: Punta Vicente Roca
pm: Punta Espinosa


Friday:
am: Urbina Bay
pm: Tagus Cove


Saturday:
am: Egas Port
pm: Sullivan Bay


Sunday:
am: Bachas Beach
am: Baltra Airport


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Sunday:
am: Baltra Airport
pm: Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)


Monday:
am: Mosquera Islet
pm: North Seymour Island


Tuesday:
am: Santa Fe Island
pm: South Plaza Island


Wednesday:
am: Kicker Rock circumnavegation & Cerro Colorado (San Cristobal Island)
am: San Cristobal Airport


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Wednesday:
am: San Cristobal Airport
pm: Interpretation Center Station & Tijeretas hill


Thursday:
am: Cerro Brujo
pm: Punta Pitt


Friday:
am: Punta Suarez
pm: Gardner Bay, Gardner o Osborn Islet


Saturday:
am: Punta Cormoran, Devil`s Crown or Champion Islet
pm: Post Office


Sunday:
am: Turtle Reserved & Pitt Craters
am: Baltra Airport


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Sunday:
am: Baltra Airport
pm: Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
Monday:
am: Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz Island)
pm: Bartolome Island
Tuesday:
am: Rabida Island
pm: Buccaneer Cove & Espumilla Beach (Santiago Island)
Wednesday:
am: Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz Island)
pm: Highlands Tortoise Reserve (Santa Cruz Island)
Thursday:
am: Punta Vicente Roca
pm: Punta Espinosa
Friday:
am: Urbina Bay
pm: Tagus Cove
Saturday:
am: Egas Port
pm: Sullivan Bay
Wednesday:
am: Kicker Rock Circumnavegation & Cerro Colorado
am: Baltra Airport

Download Day by Day - PDF
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Wednesday:
am: Baltra Airport
pm: Highlands Turtle Reserve (San Cristobal Island)
Thursday:
am: Punta Vicente Roca
pm: Punta Espinosa
Friday:
am: Urbina Bay
pm: Tagus Cove
Saturday:
am: Egas Port
pm: Sullivan Bay
Sunday:
am: Bachas Beach
pm: Caharles Darwin Research Station
Monday:
am: Mosquera Islet
pm: North Seymour Island
Tuesday:
am: Santa Fe Island
pm: South Plaza Island
Wednesday:
am: Kicker Rock circumnavegation & Cerro Colorado (San Cristobal Island)
am: San Cristobal Airport

Download Day by Day - PDF
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Sunday:
am: Baltra Airport
pm: Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
Monday:
am: Mosquera Islet
pm: North Seymour Island
Tuesday:
am: Santa Fe Island
pm: South Plaza Island
Wednesday:
am: Kicker Rock circumnavegation & Cerro Colorado Tortoise Reserve (San Cristobal Island)
pm: Interpretation Center & Tijeretas Hill (San Cristobal Island)
Thursday:
am: Cerro Brujo
pm: Punta Pitt
Friday:
am: Punta Suarez
pm: Gardner Bay, Gardner o Osborn Islet
Saturday:
am: Punta Cormoran, Devil`s Crown or Champion Islet
pm: Post Office
Sunday:
am: Highlands Reserved Station
am: Baltra Airport

Download Day by Day - PDF
maps itin corals cd
Wednesday:
am: San Cristobal Airport
pm: Interpretation Center Station & Tijeretas hill
Thursday:
am: Cerro Brujo
pm: Punta Pitt
Friday:
am: Punta Suarez
pm: Gardner Bay, Gardner o Osborn Islet
Saturday:
am: Punta Cormoran, Devil`s Crown or Champion Islet
pm: Post Office
Saturday:
am: Highlands Turtle Reserved & Pitt Craters
pm: Charles Darwin Station
Monday:
am: Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz Island)
pm: Bartolome Island
Tuesday:
am: Rabida Island
pm: Buccaneer Cove & Espumilla Beach (Santiago Island)
Sunday:
am: Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz Island)
am: Baltra Airport

Download Day by Day - PDF
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Coral I & Coral II Deck Plan

Coral I & Coral II Technical Information


Lenght:131 ft (40 m)
Wide: 28 ft (8.5 m)
Decks: 4
Made in: Germany
Rebuilt in : 2004
Refurbished in: August 2018
Guest Capacity: 36
Crew: 11
Speed: 12 knots
Cruise Speed: 10 Knots
Guides: 3 Multilingual naturalists
Life Rafts: 4 for 25 pax each
Dinghies: 2 for 20 pax each
Kayaks: 3 doubles transparent
Safety: ISM, SMC, ISSC, IOPP, DOC
Electricity: 110v

Coral I & Coral II Security Information


All our cruise ships operate in accordance with the requirements of the International Maritime Organization guidelines. GO Galapagos complies with the International Safety Management Code which aims to guarantee the marine safety and protect the environment. Also, we operate under the National Legislation to preserve the Galapagos Islands. The ship’s crew before boarding is required to show their certifications upon entrance on the Galapagos National Park. Such certification entails several emergency drill exercises and scenarios for emergency situations, including the evacuation of a ship. All of our cruise ships have lifeboats, life rafts and preserves for each person on the boat, as well as for additional capacity.

The Coral I & Coral II Experience


Go Galapagos snorkelingThe Coral Yachts offer a cozy cruising experience, with only 36-20 guest only, the trip ambiance is of a private yacht style. The onboard and inland activities are great opportunities to bond with fellow travelers, the crew and to share the experiences throughout the trip.

The first day on board, our crewmembers will organize a welcome cocktail to celebrate the start of the journey in the Galapagos Islands. Once guests have settled, the adventure begins with two daily visits to the islands. Visiting the islands is a great opportunity to get to know more about this unique destination, animals that have adapted to live on volcanic grounds and crystal clear beaches and are friendly to humans. Picture-perfect sceneries which are home to the overflowing nature of every island.

While hiking through the islands, our naturalistic guides will help to unravel the secrets of every visitor site by sharing scientifically, botanical, geographical, and human history stories and facts related to the islands. Our guides are Spanish and English speaking experts in the field, they have gone through extensive training to achieve the certification of the Galapagos National Park and the Go Galapagos knowledgeable and practical training in our guides program. Guides speaking other languages are also available under previous request. They will be able to answer any doubts in the

Go Galapagos hiking

excursions and come along in other optional activities such as dinghy rides, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and diving. There is always the option to relax by the shore and enjoy the magnificent Pacific sun too.

Go Galapagos Glasss Bottom Boat

Enjoying the free time aboard, guests can play classic table games,

always available on request at the front desk or relax in the open areas of the yachts to enjoy the surroundings and the sun. On a day by the sunset, our chef will surprise guests with a BBQ on the Moon Deck. Enjoying the Galapagos experience at its best, there will be options of great selected cuts and vegetables having the sunset and the sea as the main settings. The cuisine in the yachts follows high standards on local and international dishes to be savored by every palate. Breakfasts and lunches are in buffet-style, while dinner is a-la-carte options. Snacks and beverages will also be offered in the return of every excursion; the most popular is our Ice Cream festival; a refreshing choice with a selection of toppings.

 

During the evening, guests will have time to relax or join us in our movie nights and popcorn or to listen to stories about how pirates and whalers used the stars to sail to the far corners of the seven seas in our stargazing activity. By the end of the cruise time, our crew will organize a farewell cocktail to wish our guests a safe flight back home. For a lengthy experience, there is the option to extend the cruise time by combining two or more of our itineraries. We can customize your journey from 3, 4, 7, 10 and up to 14 nights so you can cover more islands in the archipelago for a more complete experience in the Galapagos.