MY Grace Luxury Galapagos Cruises

8 Days - from AUD$9137 / per person in twin share

Countries visited : Equador


STARTS IN : Galapagos

ENDS IN : Galapagos

Highlights : Galapagos islands , Marine, Land & Bird Wildlife


Motor Yacht ▪ Cruise Director ▪ 8 Cabins ▪ 16 Passengers ▪ 11 Crew ▪ Up to 2 Naturalist Guides

The unique configuration of this Camper & Nicholson motor yacht, which once belonged to none other than Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco, makes for a swift, stable vessel that provides both spaciousness and supreme comfort.

She is the ideal sized vessel, attractive to the adventure traveler, sea-kayaker and natural-history passenger alike. The Grace is outfitted with a stabilizer system making for smooth running in the Galápagos.

The main salon is spacious, equipped with luxurious sofas and chairs, a bar and entertainment center. Passengers gather here for briefings by our guides, to watch films, enjoy a drink at the bar or just relax.

All meals can be served inside or outside (al fresco). She has nine very comfortable and luxurious cabins with plenty of storage. The front sun deck offers a hot tub and plenty of space to sunbathe, read a book, take pictures, or just enjoy the journey to the next island.

Cabin Sizes
Cabin A1 18.6 sq m (200 sq ft) Double
Cabins A2 14 sq m (151 sq ft) Twin
Cabin A3 13 sq m (140 sq ft) Twin
Cabin A4 18.6 sq m (200 sq ft) Double
Cabin C1 14.1 sq m (152 sq ft) Double
Cabin C2 14.3 sq m (154 sq ft) Double
Cabin C3 14 sq m (151 sq ft) Twin
Cabin C4 14.4 sq m (155 sq ft) Twin
Cabin C5 14.8 sq m (159 sq ft) Twin


M/Y Grace’s stellar past includes ownership by millionaire tycoons, royalty and stint in the British Navy. She was commissioned to be built in 1928, during the Great Gatsby era by Camper & Nicholson in Southampton, England.

After serving as the personal yacht for high powered industrialists, including Sir George Tilley, chairman of the Prudential Insurance Co., she was conscripted to serve in the British Royal Navy during WWII. During the war she played an important role at Dunkirk, captured a German torpedo E-boat and even has an unconfirmed sinking of a U-boat to her credit.

In 1951 she was acquired by a company owned by Aristotle Onassis, and was later given as a wedding gift from Aristotle himself to Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco. Rechristened Deo Juvante, it was onboard this vessel where Prince Rainier and princess Grace spent honeymoon getaway.

The ship has begun a new era in her rich history and its best days are yet to come as an icon in the Galapagos Islands.

Her Name
M/Y Grace has journeyed the waters of this world under many names, but we have rechristened her with a name that brings back memories of one of the best times in her history.

Named after her late owner, Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco, the name is a representation of her elegance, beauty and prestige.

In Galapagos, we hope to re-live her past by making M/Y Grace one of the most elegant, beautiful and prestigious yachts on the Islands.

The service onboard this ship, coupled with the true feeling of a safari experience, will be unlike anything currently offered in the Galapagos Islands


Beyond Darwin’s Footsteps (San Cristobal Departure)

Day 1:Saturday
• Morning: Arrive San Cristobal Island
• Afternoon: San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock /Lobos Islet (WH, SN, PR)


Day 2:Sunday
• Morning: Hood (Espanola) Island: Punta Suarez (WH)
• Afternoon: Hood Island: Gardner Bay, Gardner Islet, Osborn Islet (WH, SN, KY, PR)


Day 3:Monday
• Morning: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay, Asylum of Peace (WH, SN)
• Afternoon: Floreana Island: Punta Cormorant, Champion Islet (WH,SN, PR)


Day 4:Tuesday
• Morning: Santa Cruz Island: Breeding Center (Charles Darwin Research Station) (WH)
• Afternoon: Santa Cruz Island: Wild Land Tortoises Reserve (Highlands) (WH)


Day 5:Wednesday
• Morning: Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach (WH, SN)
• Afternoon: Santiago Island: Chinese Hat (WH, SN, PR, KY)


Day 6:Thursday
• Morning: Rabida Island: Jervis (WH, SN, PR, KY)
• Afternoon:James Island: Sullivan Bay (WH, SN, PR)


Day 7:Friday
• Morning:Bartholome: Pinnacle Rock & Overlook (WH, PR, SN)
• Afternoon:North Seymour Island (WH, SN, PR)


Day 8:Saturday
• Morning: Mosquera Islet: (WH, SN)
• Late Morning:Baltra Island Airport: Depart for Mainland Ecuador

** Please refer to the Important Note on Itineraries found at the end of this document

SN = Snorkeling : KY = Kayaking : PR = Panga (Dinghy) Ride : WH = Walk or Soft Hike : HR = Horseback Riding


Following in Darwin’s Footsteps (Baltra Departure):

Day 1:Saturday
• Morning:Arrive Baltra Island
• Afternoon:Santa Cruz Island: Whaler´s Bay (WH, SN, PR) Eden Island (SN, PR, KY)


Day 2:Sunday
• Morning:Santa Fe Island: (WH, KY, PR, SN)
• Afternoon:South Plazas Island (WH)


Day 3:Monday
• Morning:Tower Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps (WH, SN, PR, KY)
• Afternoon:Tower Island: Darwin Bay Beach(WH, SN, PR, KY)


Day 4:Tuesday
• Morning:Fernandina Island: Punta Espinoza (CA, SN)
• Afternoon:Isabela (Albermarle) Island: Urbina Bay (CA SN)


Day 5:Wednesday
• Morning: Isabela (Albermarle) Island: Tagus Cove (WH, SN, PR, KY)
• Afternoon: Isabela (Albermarle) Island: Punta Vicente Roca, Punta Albermarle (WH, PR, SN)


Day 6:Thursday
• Morning: Santiago Island: Espumilla Beach or Buccaneer’s Cove (WH, SN, KY, PR)
• Afternoon: Santiago Island: James Bay (WH, SN)


Day 7:Friday
• Morning:Santa Cruz Island: Breeding Center (Charles Darwin Research Station) (WH)
• Afternoon:Santa Cruz Island: Pit Craters, Wild land Tortoises Reserve (Highlands) (WH)


Day 8: Saturday
• Morning: Santa Cristobal Island: Interpretation Center (WH)
• Late Morning: San Cristobal Island: Depart for Mainland Ecuador

** Please refer to the Important Note on Itineraries found at the end of this document


IMPORTANT NOTE ON ITINERARIES: Itineraries are subject to change without notice for various factors including but not limited to: safety, weather, mechanical breakdown, unforeseen emergencies, and the discretion of the Captain, guide, Dive Master, Quasar Expeditions and the Galapagos National Park. Dives as scheduled may change depending on conditions, the ability of the divers and the determination of your dive master.


SN = Snorkeling : KY = Kayaking : PR = Panga (Dinghy) Ride : WH = Walk or Soft Hike : HR = Horseback Riding


8 Day - Twin Staterooms: C3, C4

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Galapagos Cruise On request AUD$9137 On request

8 Day - Double Staterooms: C1, C2 & C5

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Galapagos Cruise On request AUD$9479 On request

8 Day - Twin Suites: A2 & A3

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Galapagos Cruise On request AUD$9789 On request

8 Day - Master Suites: A1 & A4

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Galapagos Cruise On request AUD$10567 On request

Prices per person in AU$. Not valid during local public holidays and special events.
All prices are as a guide only, please check with us for the latest prices.


  • All meals, guides & activities throughout cruise
  • Soft drinks, juice, coffee and tea throughout the cruise
  • Use of snorkeling equipment & wetsuits


Not included:

  • Round-trip airfare to and from Galapagos of Approx. AU$650 per person
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee of US$100 per person (Subject to change)
  • INGALA transit control card of US$10 per person (Subject to change)
  • Airline Fuel Tax
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities & tips for guides and crew members
  • Personal Expenses
  • Cruise fuel surcharge may be charged…please ask our friendly consultant for up-to-date info regarding this item.

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