Northwestern Islands Cruise

Laura Cahill
Can you see them? They're blending.
DarAnne Dunning
Frigatebird in the Galapagos Islands
Enjoy a blissful snorkeling trip.
John Collins Jr.
A pair of Blue Footed Boobies
Glory Moore
Flamingoes and a flamingo chick.
View the Galapagos from the deck of the Beagle
Sun Deck on the Beagle

Departs

  • Dec 02, 2014
  • Dec 16, 2014
  • Dec 30, 2014
  • Jan 13, 2015
  • Jan 27, 2015
  • Feb 10, 2015
  • Feb 24, 2015
  • Mar 10, 2015
  • Mar 24, 2015
  • Apr 07, 2015
  • Apr 21, 2015
  • May 05, 2015
  • May 19, 2015
  • Jun 02, 2015
  • Jun 16, 2015
  • Jun 30, 2015
  • Jul 14, 2015
  • Jul 28, 2015
  • Aug 11, 2015
  • Aug 25, 2015
  • Sep 08, 2015
  • Oct 20, 2015
  • Nov 03, 2015
  • Nov 17, 2015
  • Dec 01, 2015
  • Dec 15, 2015
  • Dec 29, 2015

Make It Yours

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Explore the Northwestern islands on a Galapagos cruise aboard the Beagle. This voyage circles the Galapagos Islands and treats guests to great snorkeling opportunities, wildlife encounters, and the chance to interact with the giant tortoises which gave this archipelago its name.

Day 1

    Baltra - Bachas Beach - Santa Cruz Island

    Arrive at the Baltra airport and transfer to the Beagle.

    Begin your Galapagos adventure at Bachas Beach to go swimming. View the floating pier which was left after the end of World War II. View the flamingos, Sally Lightfoot crabs, hermit crabs, black necked stilts, and whimbrels which make Bachas Beach their home.

    Day 2

      Genovesa

      In the morning, travel to the coral beach of Darwin Bay. Take a short hike which leads you through seabird colonies and a large red-footed booby colony.

      In the afternoon, take the wooden staircase up Prince Phillip’s Step (El Barranco) for panoramic views of the island.

      Day 3

        Santiago

        In the morning, sail for Puerto Egas to relax on black sand beaches and visit the old salt mines. Take an inland hike to the salt crater or walk along the rugged shoreline to find iguanas and sea lions. At the end of the trail, hope to find a colony of fur seals and night herons.

        Following lunch, travel to Espumilla Beach and visit its mangrove forest. You may see nesting sea turtles and flocks of pink flamingos. Snorkel and swim in the shallow water.

        In the evening, make your way to Buccaneer Cove. Pirates used to drop anchor in this secluded lagoon to make repairs and replenish their food stores. Hike along the cliffs for stunning views of the island.

        Day 4

          Isabela - Fernandina

          In the morning, set sail for Isabela Island to visit Tagus Cove. Hope to catch a glimpse of the Galapagos Penguin and take a trail to the top of a cliff to view Darwin Lake, which is saltier than the ocean. As you explore, pay attention to the graffiti which covers the walls, as it has

          been written by pirates, whalers and buccaneers in past centuries.

          After lunch, visit Espinoza Point on Fernandina Island, home of a variety of Galapagos marine iguanas.

          Day 5

            Isabela

            In the morning, set sail for White Tipped Reef Shark Canal, named for the sharks which call the reef their home. View them as they rest in the shallows and then snorkel in the clear waters surrounding the reef.

            After lunch, explore the Wall of Tears. This wall was built by prisoners of the penal colony which used to exist on Isabela, using large lava blocks for its construction. Take a set of stairs above the wall to view it in its entirety.

            Day 6

              Isabela

              Travel to Punta Moreno and hike the trail which runs along a lava flow. The trail leads you to a series of coastal lagoons and mangroves.

              Following lunch, sail for Elizabeth Bay, a marine visitor site with no landing point. Take a zodiac to visit the Marielas islets, the largest penguin colony in the Galapagos. Also view sea turtles, flightless cormorants, spotted eagle rays, golden rays, brown pelicans and sea lions.

              Day 7

                Isabela

                Continue your exploration of Isabela.

                Day 8

                  Santa Cruz Island - Baltra

                  Transfer to the airport for your connection to the mainland.

                  All itineraries are subject to change due to weather or changes by the National Park Service or yacht operator.
                   Standard
                  2014-Dec-02
                  2014-Dec-16
                  $3,800
                  2015-Jan-13
                  2015-Jan-27
                  2015-Feb-10
                  2015-Feb-24
                  2015-Mar-10
                  2015-Mar-24
                  2015-Apr-07
                  2015-Apr-21
                  2015-May-05
                  2015-May-19
                  2015-Jun-02
                  2015-Jun-16
                  2015-Jun-30
                  2015-Jul-14
                  2015-Jul-28
                  2015-Aug-11
                  2015-Aug-25
                  2015-Sep-08
                  2015-Oct-20
                  2015-Nov-03
                  2015-Nov-17
                  2015-Dec-01
                  2015-Dec-15
                  2015-Dec-29
                  $3,990
                  2014-Dec-30$4,180

                  Child Discount

                  Inquire for special children's rates
                  Children under 12 receive a discount of $135 off adult flight rates, and discounted Galapagos Entrance Fee of $50

                  Cancellation Policy

                  Days Prior to departureFee
                  70 days or moreDeposit
                  0-69 days100% Cruise Cost

                  Single Supplement

                  This yacht requires single travelers to pay a supplement for private accommodations unless a roommate can be found.

                  Deposit & Payment

                  Initial deposit is 25% ($400 minimum), and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card. Alternatively, you can register online here.

                  Final payment is due 70 (10 weeks) prior to departure by bank transfer, check or credit card. All final payments by credit card may be subject to a surcharge and maximum of $20,000 charge.

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                  Includes

                  • Accommodations on board Beagle based on double occupancy
                  • Meals while in the Galapagos
                  • Bilingual Naturalist Guide
                  • Shore Excursions
                  • Swimming and Snorkeling
                  • Adventure Life Pre-departure Services and In-Country Assistance (Quito Representative)
                  • Transfers and Baggage Handling in the Galapagos
                  • Snorkeling Equipment
                  • Sea Kayaking

                  Excludes

                  • Airfare (see Galapagos Flights)
                  • Quito/Guayaquil Hotel and Transfers
                  • $100 Galapagos Park Fee
                  • $35 Galapagos Transit Card and Airport Assistance
                  • $45 International Departure Tax
                  • Wetsuit rental available for $35 a week
                  • Gratuities and drinks aboard the ship
                  • Travel Insurance

                  Galapagos Flights

                    Quito - Galapagos Roundtrip

                  • $530 - $590

                    Guayaquil - Galapagos Roundtrip

                  • $475 - $520

                  Optional Hospitality Packages