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Among worldwide yachting agents, and our services in the Galapagos islands with our Galapagos yacht agency,for sailing or Expedition Vessels. we will give you a personalized assistance in the islands, we have our main office in Miami ,Florida-USA, and in Puerto Ayora , Santa Cruz island-Galapagos-Ecuador, from where we have been serving private vessels since 1992, we have been the pioneers in the field and cruising the islands, with the conformability of your own yacht. The owner, started working in the islands since 1980, as Naturalist dive guide, with a great knowledge in the Natural History, Oceanography, Geology, Flora & Fauna and most of all, with great knowledge of the dive sites, as dive master , also experienced as commercial diver in the Ecuadorian offshore oil pipeline, we will make the best effort for the owners to enjoy the best of the islands visitor's sites and the diving, or hike to the volcanoes, we have the experience in the USA Yachting community since 1980, and we will help you with honesty, professionalism futhermore, for your complete satisfaction.

Governmental permit and Cruising fee.

Any non commercial vessels carrying ten or more persons aboard, wishing to visit the Galapagos visitor sites, on your own Yacht, needs a special permit granted by the Ecuadorian Government, and the Galapagos National Park Headquarters, prior to the vessel arrival. We can assist you with this process, which takes 8 weeks, or less, when we obtain the permit, we present it to the Galapagos Park Director, in order to get the final Permit-Itinerary, previously canceling to the Park, the crew and guests tax cruising fee of US$ 200.oo , which is per person, per day. This fee is charged for the days of the approved Itinerary only, for the cruise within the islands, excluding when the vessel is anchored while in Academy Bay- Santa Cruz or Cristobal Island . This tax is used strictly by the Galapagos National Park Administration for the numerous conservation programs. Also we help you hiring a highly trained Naturalist guide, who will be on board during the cruising Itinerary.

Park entrance fee .

There is an additional one time charge National Park entrance fee, of $100.oo per adult, and $ 50.oo for children under 12 years old , this fee is charged to all visitors.
One of the requirements for private vessels also is to hire a naturalist guide, who is trained and knowledgeable, to guide you through the visitor’s sites of the archipelago .

Airports

The main airports are Baltra-Santa Cruz and Cristobal, both are over 1.000 meters in runway length for commercial and private jets, with all regular facilities.

Customs

We clear all Immigration procedure and pay fees, Spare parts clearance and declared as parts for “Vessel in Transit”

Currency is the US dollar

Crew & Guest Assistance

Different ways of transporting, water taxis, buses.

Inter islands small plane flights.

Bank Wire Transfers

International transfers to Galapagos bank

For crew needs

Communications

We have our Private VHF channel, cel, and sat. phones,

We provide with High speed internet services

 Health Information

There is a rebuilt hospital in Puerto Ayora, also in Cristobal Island , with basic attentions.

The two main inhabited islands , Santa Cruz and Cristobal, have a few private doctors with different specializations, and all basic facilities for any emergencies.

Gourmet provisions

High quality of provisions from Guayaquil-mainland Ecuador , we have providers for any short time orders, there are 3 daily commercial flights Guayaquil-Baltra Island ( 1:25 hrs.).

Local fresh fish and seafood, organic fresh fruits, veggies

Some good products from the islands in order to accomplish all needs, there is a farmers market fair every Saturday in Puerto Ayora-Santa Cruz Island, ,

Drinking water, beer, sodas and produce in general..

Fuel bunkering

Pre-arrange fuel quality supplied from either Baltra island or Santa Cruz. Any amount of gas or diesel oil, competitive prices, strict quality control,

Fast service and safety

Private Jet and Logistics

Jet handling , custom clearance for guest assistance in Baltra Island or Cristobal airports

Hiring a highly recommended naturalist dive guide.

Courier services and Yacht parts , DHL, FEDEX

US mail delivery to the Yacht, parts clearing from Guayaqul- Baltra airports

And customs, delivery through DHL,FEDEX, very reliable

Repairs and technical support.

Engineering assistance, troubleshooting, repairs with mechanical, electrical,

Electronics, running gears., we work together with a team of the best technicians depending on the specialty

Complete diving gears, compressors rentals, tender diving supports.

Emergency hyperbaric chamber and treatment facilities.

As tour operators, we organize the following:

Organize day trips, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, catch & release fishing, etc.

Dive cruises arrangements

Organize either full diving or combined tours , using local first class Yachts.

Domestic and international flight arragenments, hotels, transfers in mailand Ecuador, Quito-Guayaquil.

Day Tours, diving, bycicling, kayaking,hiking,horse back riding.

 

Toll Free:1-800-4260802 ---- Miami 305-332 3099
Telefax : 954 967 2547
PO BOX 312 Hallandale FL 33008 USA
Email:info@galapagosyachtagency.com

Main Office: 6306 SW 23 St. Suite 100 Miramar FL 33023 USA

Branch Offices in Quito and Santa Cruz Island-Galapagos-Ecuador
International callers 001-305-332 3099

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