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  • Luxurious and stable Catamaran
  • Guides have deep knowledge of the island's ecology and biology.
  • One of the newest vessels in the Galapagos

The Petrel is one of the newest and most luxurious ships in the Galapagos. Its dual hulls make for a stable and comfortable cruise of the islands.

Like the seabird, the M/C Petrel is a smooth and elegant. It is designed to give you the complete Galapagos experience with no compromise on luxury.

Meals onboard the Petrel are either served in the elegant indoor dining room or when weather and sea conditions allow, on the upper deck where there's an al fresco bar and tables. Most meals are buffet-style. Guests can help themselves to purified water and teas, coffees and hot chocolate.

The ship has a total of 7 cabins and 2 suites, all are equipped with an en-suite and a private balcony.

The crew includes a bilingual Galapagos National Park Naturalist Guide who will explain the fantastic flora and fauna that you will see on the islands. Wetsuits are provided free of charge onboard the Petrel).

In our opinion

“The Petrel offers a pampered luxurious on ship experience with ample opportunity for intimate wildlife encounters”

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About Us
  • Our Truly Individual Holidays allow you to choose the destinations, inclusions & budget

  • Our Escorted Small Group Tours offer fantastic itineraries, travelling with like-minded people

  • Winner of 'Best Tour Operator' at the 2019 & 2018 L.A.T.A. Achievement Awards

  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind


Latin American Travel Association Achievement Awards 2019 - Tour Operator Of The Year Latin American Travel Association Achievement Awards 2018 - Tour Operator Of The Year

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Why book with Latin Routes?

  • Tailormake your holiday, including the destinations, inclusions and budget
  • From charming guesthouses to 5* luxury, we have a wide range of accommodation to suit you
  • Our Travel Specialists will help you to create your perfect holiday to Latin America

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  • You will be accompanied throughout by an experienced Latin Routes tour leader
  • Size does matter! This is why we keep our groups' maximum number to 16
  • Make Your Day Individual - Choose from 3 different experiences that are already included in the price

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  • We receive excellent reviews from our clients and have a fantastic score on Trustpilot.
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind
  • An assured member of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO)

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