The Eric, Flamingo and Letty are first class yachts operating natural history tours in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
The Eric, Flamingo and Letty were custom-designed exclusively for cruising the Galapagos Islands. Built in 1990 to 1994, our signature fleet of three identical 83-foot 20-passenger motor yachts offers deluxe accommodation for your Galapagos experience.
Accommodations aboard the Eric, Letty & Flamingo include ten double outside cabins located on three decks, each with large private bathroom and fresh, hot and cold-water shower. Cabins are furnished with two twin lower beds or one double bed, roomy closet, drawers and overhead storage, plus separate climate controls and intercom system.
Three daily meals feature both international and Ecuadorian specialties and snacks are served following shore excursions. Our attentive 10-member crew including two experienced multilingual guides will make it a trip to remember.
Highly sophisticated navigational and mechanical equipment meet the highest safety standards found in the Galapagos. The yachts are self-contained and ecologically sound, equipped for noise-reduction and fuel-efficiency. False keels provide maximum stability for comfortable cruising.
A cruise to the Galapagos Islands is a once in a lifetime experience. You want to be sure you are The Eric, Flamingo and Letty are first class yachts operating natural history tours in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuadortraveling with a responsible Galapagos cruise company with high-quality vessels and top-level guides. And, these days, good value does not hurt either. Family owned since 1990, Ecoventura offers all that and more. As a leader in sustainable travel to the Galapagos Islands, we are the first company to earn and maintain the ecological certification, SmartVoyager since 2000, the first Galapagos cruise ship company to offset carbon emissions and to install alternative energy sources.
Ecoventura operates a fleet of four expedition vessels in the Galapagos Islands cruises catering to active adults and families; the Eric, Flamingo & Letty, superior first-class 20-passenger motor yachts, with departures every Sunday on comprehensive 7-night itineraries including the outer, most spectacular islands in the archipelago. Small guide-to-passenger ratios (one expert guide for every ten passengers) ensure highly personalized service and intimate visits on shore. For experienced scuba divers, the 16-passenger luxury dive-live-aboard, Galapagos Sky, offers a rare opportunity for Galapagos scuba diving in the northern islands of Wolf and Darwin.
Shore excursions on Galapagos Island tours include hiking ancient lava fields where you will encounter prehistoric reptiles. See the courtship dance of the blue-footed boobies, Galapagos Penguins, Flightless Cormorants and massive Waved Albatross, just to name a few of the comical sea birds. Explore beaches of black, red and green sand leading to the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Being able to snorkel, scuba dive or kayak while on a cruise to the Galapagos Islands is one of the highlights. Encounter a range of ocean life, including sea lions, dolphins, whales and tame sharks in the marine reserve surrounding these extraordinary islands.