Treasure of Galapagos

Seeing the Galápagos Islands on board the eight-suite Treasure of Galápagos and exploring this unique archipelago is a wonderfully intimate and relaxed experience. 

With a maximum of 16 guests and featuring spacious suites with balconies, an indoor lounge and bar, sun deck with Jacuzzi, and observation area for whale or dolphin watching, the ship is built to luxurious standards and takes you around the islands in privacy and comfort. 

See the indigenous wildlife in their natural habitats and hear about Galápagos Islands’ conservation from your own expert Naturalist as you delve into this mysterious and magical part of the world.

  • Size mini
  • Style Expedition
  • Type ocean
  • Year of launch 2009
  • Year of last refit 2017
  • Gross tonnage 343t
  • Length 31.6m
  • Width 11.2m
  • Speed 12kts
  • Decks 3
  • Language Spanish & English
  • Currency US Dollar ($)
  • No. of passengers 18
  • No. of crew 10
  • No. of cabins 9
  • -wheelchair access 0
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The Treasure of Galapagos has 8 spacious suites with balconies for a maximum of 16 guests. All suites are air-conditioned, and have private bathrooms, living space and balconies.


Treasure of Galapagos cruises feature a buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard, with menus that feature the very best international cuisine and celebrated Ecuadorian dishes. Guests will receive wine with dinner as well as 24-hour complimentary water, tea and coffee.


Avalon Waterways want your experience with them to be as rich as possible and have included everything that they know will be important to your cruise enjoyment.

With so many amenities on board, whether you are making the most of happy hour by enjoying a glass of wine or a gin and tonic in the bar, or having a quiet moment in the Lounge with a cappuccino, there is plenty of space to stretch out and relax on an Avalon ship. Complimentary Wi-Fi access and free use of computers or laptops is available to help you stay in touch with friends and family. They've designed a cruise experience that includes all the right things...but still leaves room for your own preferences. 

Health and fitness

Cruise into total body wellness. Start your mornings with an exercise program in the Fitness Centre on the Boat Deck.

Kids and Teens

Children aged 8 years and over are welcome on board the Treasure of Galapagos. A trip to the Galapagos is both fun and educational for children, who will enjoy the excitement of coming face to face with the local wildlife. 


Avalon Waterways know that no two travellers are alike so they don't assume all their guests will like the same activities and excursions. With more expertly led discovery options than any other river cruise line they make it possible for you to explore each port of call according to what intrigues you most.

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