We’re working from home until further notice, but remain fully operational with uninterrupted access to all our systems.  So it’s very much business as usual.

Search destinations

La Pinta is the perfect choice if you are looking to enjoy the beauty of the Galapagos Islands in comfort.

Named after one of the archipelago's islands, the 209-foot expedition yacht La Pinta has been built to extremely high standards. She combines the space and sophistication of a larger ship with the intimacy and personal service of a small vessel, providing discerning travellers the ultimate expedition adventure.

La Pinta carries 48 passengers in spacious deluxe outside-facing cabins, each with air-conditioning and en-suite facilities. All cabins are on the same deck and some cabins can be interconnected for the convenience of families. There are 20 ‘luxury’ cabins, which are 16.4m2 and 4 ‘luxury plus’ cabins, which are slightly larger at 23m2 and have the addition of a sitting area and sofa.

Facilities on board include a saloon/bar, well-stocked library, infirmary, shop, dining room, spacious deck areas and a balcony lookout area - an ideal spot for the captain's call of 'whale!'

Four naturalist guides lead daily activities, which vary from snorkelling, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, zodiac and glass-bottom boat trips and island excursions.

La Pinta, at a glance

  • Mid-size ship which gives it added stability
  • Deluxe outside-facing cabins with air conditioning and private bathrooms
  • Interconnecting cabins, which make it ideal for families
  • Four naturalist guides on board which mean smaller expedition groups (around 1 guide per 12 guests)
  • 84% of visitor sites are not shared with other boats
  • On board medical officer and infirmary for guests
  • Activities available include kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkelling and glass-bottom boat trips
  • Huge range of facilities including a library, fitness room and sun deck with loungers and a Jacuzzi
  • Wi-fi available in the boat’s social areas
  • Lower environmental impact, including lower fuel consumption, water desalination and treatment systems and waste-recycling

Click here to download a deck plan.

Where will La Pinta take you?

La Pinta operates a six-night and two four-night itineraries, each starting and ending from Baltra. Dates allowing, there is also the possibility of combining the different itineraries, for a longer cruise of the islands.

  • Six-night Western islands itinerary, including North Seymour, Isabela, Fernandina, Rabida, Santa Cruz and Floreana islands. Operates from Friday to Thursday.
  • Four-night Eastern islands itinerary, including Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, San Cristobal and Española islands. Operates from Thursday to Monday.
  • Four-night Northern islands itinerary, including Santa Cruz, Bartolome, Santiago and Genovesa islands. Operates from Monday to Friday.
Other itinerary suggestions in Ecuador and Galapagos Islands



  • The company is by far the best we have ever used... In fact, wherever we have travelled we have made a specific point of mentioning the company to anyone we meet.

    -
    IR, Maldives