Cormorant is an extremely comfortable catamaran and one of the best of the new batch of luxury yachts in the Galapagos.

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The main deck has two cabins and two further suites, all with private balconies. In addition, this deck has a bar, dining room, lounge and even a library. The upper deck has a further four cabins, another bar and an al fresco dining area. The icing on the cake is the expansive sundeck with a Jacuzzi.

A crew of 11 including skipper, Galapagos National Park naturalist guide and an array of mates, chefs and barmen are always on hand to look after the maximum of 16 passengers and Cormorant only ever works with the finest guides in the Galapagos. Guests can also make use the Cormorant's kayaks and snorkelling equipment to explore the waters of the islands for themselves.

There are a number of set departure expedition cruises on offer for Cormorant, ranging from four-day introductory cruises to 15-day explorations of the entire Galapagos.

Why we love it

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The new luxury yachts in the Galapagos are upping the ante in terms of comfort and speed, and Cormorant is one of the best of a good bunch.

Will, Original Traveller

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Key Info

Number of rooms

8

Eco Rating

4

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