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La Pinta offers a relaxed yet lavish expedition atmosphere for your cruise in the Galapagos Islands. Offering plush outside cabins, the highest standards of service, international cuisine plus celebrated Ecuadorian dishes, and all the amenities that will make your cruise in the Galapagos Islands a trip of a lifetime.

Four multilingual naturalist guides lead explorers through the wonders of the Galapagos Islands. Their knowledge, years of experience and passion for nature and conservation help guests understand the ecosystems present in the Galapagos Islands. Naturalists are the leaders of expeditions; their expertise matches their contagious enthusiasm, whether discussing geology or bird watching, snorkelling or stargazing, evolution or sports.

La Pinta is an ideal choice for family groups as many of the cabins can inter-connect.

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  • Boat Description
  • Deck Plan
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Luxury Plus Cabins - Double or Triple

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Luxury Plus Cabin - Twin or Triple

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La Pinta Deck Plan

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Galapagos giant tortoise

Eastern Route

Marvel at a huge cross-section of Galapagos wildlife and immerse yourself in the volcanic landscapes of the eastern islands.

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A zodiac landing

Northern Route

Soak in glorious views, snorkel and swim with penguins and reef sharks and enjoy intimate wildlife encounters.

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Getting up close to sea lions

Western Route

A deeper exploration of the Galapagos; wildlife encounters, snorkelling opportunities and magnificent views abound.

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Boat Description

La Pinta, accommodating up to 48 guests, is ideal for travellers looking for a sophisticated, upscale experience of the islands. The ship has the atmosphere of a yacht with ample social areas, an observation deck towards the bow, wrap-around windows, a jacuzzi, cardio-gym, kayaks, glass-bottom boat, sun deck and sun loungers.

La Pinta offers among the largest cabins of any Galápagos vessel with floor-to-ceiling windows in all cabins. Its social areas have almost permanent visual contact with the islands through panoramic windows, while its outside deck areas are also wonderful havens for observation and  relaxation.

Family groups

La Pinta is an ideal ship for families travelling together, with many connecting cabins.

Vessels information

  • Converted: Callao, Peru in 2007
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Name: Yacht La Pinta
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Registry: Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Nationality: Ecuador
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Type of vessel: Motor yacht
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Capacity: 48
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Length: 63.87 (209 ft.)
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Bream: 12.50 m (41ft.)
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Speed: 10knots
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Gross Tonnage: 1,438.25
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Owner: ETICA - Metropolitan Touring
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Engines: 2 DEUTZ Model SBA 8M1275 hp
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Navigation Equipment: Gyrocompass, automatic pilot, radar, and GPS
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Safety Certificates: SOLAS, STCW,MARPOL, ISM CODE 12
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Fire Detector: Automatic with control from the bridge
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Life Jackets: in each cabin
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Inflatable Life Craft: 2 x 50-man and 6 x 25-man
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Landing Craft: 4 Pumar inflatable + glass-bottom boat
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Communications Systems: Inmarsat C, Internet Satelital
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Class &Regulations: RINA
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Decks: 3: Sun deck, Cabin deck, Main deck
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Crew: 27 including Officers
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Naturalist Guides: 4 (including Expedition Leader)
  • Medical Officer: Permanently on board

Deck Plan

  • 2 pairs of connecting cabins for families or friends travelling together
  • Cabins with sofas for young children to share with parents
  • All beds can be joined (queen-bed) or separated (twin-beds)
  • All cabins are located on the same deck
  • Speakers for mobile music devices in all cabins
  • Central air-conditioning with individual controls in each cabin/room
  • In-room safety deposit box

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