Was to be launched in October, 2020.  However due to the current COVID-19 pandemic the refurbishment will not be undertaken.  Please stand by for further news on the introduction of the MV Petrel at a future date.


The Petrel will be sleek, redesigned and one the best options for enjoying the Galapagos Islands in style. The 16-passenger Petrel was conceived for comfort and stability, offering plenty of space per guest onboard with high-end facilities and amenities. Features is a welcoming briefing area for enriching lectures and talks given by dedicated, top-ranked Naturalist Guides.

The Petrel will have panoramic ocean views from all suites, thanks to its wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. A luxurious private area where our guests can unwind and enjoy the islands while navigating will be available, and all suites will feature premium biodegradable amenities, deluxe bed linens and natural lighting.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served al-fresco in the sky deck lounge or in the indoor dining room. On the sky deck, guests can enjoy our sunbathing platform, next-generation whirlpool, comfortable daybeds, outside bar and al-fresco dining area from the best location on the ship. Guests can also enjoy the vessel’s sun terraces and observation platform for spotting wildlife from on board the Petrel.

The passengers’ lounge and social areas are spacious, and there is also a complete library available for reading about both the Galapagos and Ecuador in general. All excursions are guided by top-ranked naturalist guides offering unique moments with the endemic Galapagos wildlife while out on excursions. Our guides are passionate and knowledgeable about the islands’ animals and the geography of the archipelago. Two daily excursions will be part of your activities. Each guided excursion features walks, kayaking, snorkeling, paddle boarding, dinghy rides, wildlife observation and many more surprises.