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The Galapagos Legend is a spacious ship that can take up to 100 passengers, and has a large outdoor area with sun deck, bar and swimming pool. 5 expert Naturalist Guides take you ashore on daily excursions, morning and afternoon, in small groups of up to 16 guests. The cabins are comfortable and modern, located on four decks, all with lower berths and private facilities. 3 cabins are interior and the rest have either portholes or panoramic windows - and top suites have balconies.


The Legend is the perfect ship for families, as she has 3/4 bed family suites, kids club, kids menu and activities to keep children entertained.

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  • Boat description
  • Deck plan & cabins
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Central Itinerary - 3 nights

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Sea Lion, Galapagos Islands

East Itinerary - 3 nights

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Giant tortoise

South Itinerary - 4 nights

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West Itinerary - 4 nights

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Galapagos Hawk 3

North and West itinerary - 7 nights

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Boat description

The advantage of a larger ship is clearly the range of activities available on board - that smaller ships can't offer. The extensive facilities and accommodation on the Galapagos Legend are split over 4 decks. 

Sea deck - enjoy beautifully prepared meals at the Lonesome George Restaurant. There is a medical station with on board doctor and an auditorium where you will enjoy lectures and other entertainment. 

Earth deck - Library, boutique, science corner, fitness centre, jacuzzi and children's corner. Also on this deck are Junior suites and standard cabins.

Sky deck - Dolphin observation deck, 24 hour tea and coffee station, Charles Darwin Panorama Lounge bar, Naturalist guide centre, Fisherman's bar, swimming pool and sun terrace. Balcony suites are on this deck.

Moon deck - stargazing area, al fresco restaurant, lifeboat dining. Balcony suites are also on this deck.

The atmosphere on board is informal and relaxed. The 60 crew are there to ensure your Galapagos cruise really is a trip of a lifetime.

Ideal for families

The Galapagos Legend is an excellent choice for families. Triple and quadruple suites are available and there are special menus and activities for children of all ages. Plus, unlike smaller ships, there is more organised activities and games on board to keep your children entertained after a days shore excursions.

What's included

  • All meals
  • Snacks
  • Transfers from Galapagos airports to/from ship
  • All shore excursions as described in each itinerary
  • Daily lecture programme
  • Unlimited water, tea and coffee
  • FREE use of snorkelling equipment, glass bottom boat and kayaks

Other information

  • Built - 2002, remodelled in 2017
  • Length - 92 metres
  • Beam - 15 metres
  • Decks - 4
  • Speed - 17 knots
  • Cruise speed - 15 knots
  • Life rafts - 22 for 25 pax each
  • Dinghies - 6 for 20 pax each
  • Glass bottom boat - 1 
  • Kayaks - 4 double, 1 single
  • Safety - ISM, SMC, ISSC, IOPP and DOC
  • Electricity - 110v
  • Crew - 60 
  • Guides - 6 multilingual naturalist guides

Deck plan & cabins

The M/V Galapagos Legend has 52 ocean view, air-conditioned cabins plus 3 interior, with lower beds and private facilities; two double or one matrimonial bed, triple accommodation, interconnecting doors particularly suited for families and friends traveling together. Each cabin includes: safe, entertainment system with LCD TVs, hair dryer, special bedding and updated furniture. Internal, local and international satellite telephone service is offered and Wi-Fi is accessible when anchoring in main islands.


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SEA DECKGalapagos Legend SEA DECK


Galapagos Legend SKY DECK


Galapagos Legend moon deck


One suite, located on the "Moon Deck" with two private balconies, innovative decoration, and a bottle of champagne. The Galapagos Balcony (Suite) interconnects with a Balcony Suite, becoming the biggest suite on board, with a total area of 43.79m / 471.30 sq ft. Includes all amenities. 

BALCONY SUITE - 226 sq ft

8 suites, each one with a private balcony. located on the Moon Deck

LEGEND SUITE - 214 sq ft

4 suites with panoramic windows and extra space. Located on the Earth Deck

JUNIOR SUITE - 159 sq ft

24 suites with panoramic windows. Located on the Earth Deck


20 cabins (3 of them interior) with portholes. Located on the Earth and Sea Decks



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