The Aida Maria ship’s interior is beautifully finished, with wooden detailing giving the yacht a charm and character all of its own. Each of the eight outside cabins has twin upper and lower beds and a fully equipped private bathroom.Accommodating a maximum of sixteen passengers, the Aida Maria offers intimate and friendly Galapagos trips, with plenty of time for getting to know your fellow explorers as you relax in the ship’s saloon or take in the view from the solarium. On board, the Aida Maria yacht, offers a spacious sundeck, two separate areas for socializing and a well-stocked bar and extensive library.
The small and well-designed hull of the Aida Maria allows it to reach parts of the archipelago that other larger vessels can’t. This gives passengers on our Galapagos trips a fantastic close-up view of the local plant and animal life even before they get off the boat.
Cruises on the Aida Maria are offered as either three, four or seven-day itineraries, each taking in the beauty and tranquillity of the islands.
Highlights include a visit to the magical Espanola Island, where you can see sea lion pups sunbathing next to marine iguanas, a stop in Santa Cruz to visit the Tortoise Rearing Centre and waking up every morning to gaze out of your porthole at the staggering views passing by. Snorkeling gear is also available so that guests can take full advantage of stops made in the crystal clear waters of the islands.
Any Galapagos trips made on board the Aida Maria yacht are guaranteed to be packed full of wonderful memories, fantastic encounters, and eye-opening experiences. Bringing you face to face with one of the most unique places on earth. Each trip is led by a local Galapagos national park guide who will also share the insights of growing up on an island, be ready for seafaring stories as everyone on the islands has had a fisherman or a captain as part of the family.