With several itineraries that cruise the Galapagos, the Millennium is a sleek yacht that is ready to bring any guest close to an array of captivating local flora and fauna, show glorious views or set a number of diverse activities and adventures. From four to seven nights per itinerary, (or through a combination of routes for longer journeys of discovery) guests can enjoy Santa Cruz’s highlands, Black Turtle Cove, the breeding center, Tagus Cove, the Wall of Tears on Isabela Island, Chinese Hat and many others. With eight spaciously created cabins, provided snorkeling equipment, and indoor and outdoor social areas, anyone’s trip can be turned into a perfect vacation.
Our Overall Review
Things we like:
Many people were happy with the crew and the welcoming they received.
Some people said that the naturalist was knowledgeable about everything and she guided the group to spectacular views and hidden spots.
The food on board the Millennium was exceptional and all of the post excursion snacks were well received.
Divers said the marine life was abundant and they would come back for another experience.
Things we don't like:
- Some people noted that the water was a bit murky at some locations.
- A few people claimed that the lower decks was filled with engine noise and this hampered their sleep.
Diving on the Millennium in Galapagos
Watch the blue-footed boobies in their mating dance, snorkel with sea lions, or explore the islands that inspired the theory of evolution – The Millennium is ready to offer you all of it, and a lot more. The Millennium is a beautiful and modern passenger yacht designed for pure joy.
The Millennium offers several itineraries that cruise the Galapagos. All of them are created so guests can get up close and personal with an array of captivating local flora and fauna, enjoy glorious views or get some restorative downtime, and experience diverse activities and adventures. Guests can choose a seven-night round trip that starts from Baltra Island and continues visiting the islands of Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Espanola, Floreana, San Cristobal, and many others. There is also another seven-night trip, this time visiting the islands of Santa Cruz, Isabela, Fernandina, Santiago, North Seymour, etc.
For those who would like to enjoy something quicker, highlights of a shorter five-night round trip include but are not limited to Santa Cruz’s highlands, Black Turtle Cove, the breeding center, Tagus Cove, the Wall of Tears on Isabela Island, Chinese Hat, and the islands of Santiago and Fernandina. Guests can also cruise for four nights from Baltra to San Cristobal, with stops to the islands of Bartolome, North Seymour, Santa Fe, and Santa Cruz, or spend five adventurous days from San Cristobal to Baltra. It is also possible for guests to combine routes for longer journeys of discovery.
Millennium Yacht Features and Interior
The Millennium is a 27m (82 feet) long sleek yacht that offers excellent guest facilities, modern safety equipment, and high-level standards of comfort for small ship cruises around the mesmerizing Galapagos. It can spaciously accommodate up to 16 passengers per single voyage in eight large en-suite cabins. Cabins have adequate storage space, plus with proper air conditioning and two full-sized twin beds per cabin (and two suites with matrimonial beds), guests can be sure they will sleep soundly after each special day. Each cabin has a private bathroom and balcony with ocean view. A bar and TV/DVD player are also available for creating the perfect comfort.
The Millennium features ample spaces both in the living room and dining room, great for enjoying some tasty food while chatting with the other passengers in a friendly and intimate atmosphere. You can also enjoy the social areas alone, as they have a direct view of the sea. You can always check some book from the small onboard library or just learn more about the local nature and wildlife from the experienced naturalist who accompanies each voyage.
Explore the wonders of the underwater world with provided snorkeling equipment, or unwind and watch the world go by from the comfort of the sun deck. The atmosphere of a small group, in combination with the Millennium’s friendly staff members who are enthusiastic to help each guest to have one of the best vacations ever, sailing around the natural playground of the Galapagos, will make any voyage a wonderful journey.