Northeastern Islands Cruise

10%-15%
OFF
Get up close to a Galapagos Tortoise!
Sole cactus on the beach
See Blue-footed Boobies on your trip to the Galapagos
Colin Sorenson
Sea lion taking a nap in the Galapagos
Walking on a beach excursion in the Galapagos
Sally Lightfoot crab posing for the camera in the Galapagos Islands
DarAnne Dunning
Spot colorful male frigate birds on your Galapagos tour!

Departs

  • Apr 27, 2014
  • May 11, 2014
  • May 25, 2014
  • Jun 08, 2014
  • Jun 22, 2014
  • Jul 06, 2014
  • Jul 20, 2014
  • Aug 03, 2014
  • Aug 17, 2014
  • Aug 31, 2014
  • Sep 14, 2014
  • Sep 28, 2014
  • Oct 12, 2014
  • Oct 26, 2014
  • Nov 09, 2014
  • Nov 23, 2014
  • Dec 07, 2014
  • Dec 21, 2014

Private Independent Travel

Enjoy this 8-day cruise through the eastern islands of the Galapagos covering some of the most beautiful islands including San Cristobal, South Plaza, and Santa Cruz. Swarming with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and breathtaking landscapes, the northeastern islands of the Galapagos are an ideal place to spend a vacation! Have the chance to immerse yourself in the abundance of unique wildlife including frigate birds, iguanas, and enjoy some friendly interaction with the islands playful sea lions.

Day 1

    Baltra - Santa Cruz Island

    Arrive in the Galapagos and transfer by bus to the pier where your Galapagos cruise awaits! After boarding your ship, cruise to Santa Cruz Island where you will visit the Charles Darwin Station, home of the Galapagos tortoise breeding program.

    Day 2

      Santa Fe - South Plaza Island

      This morning we visit Santa Fe Island where we search for Galapagos wildlife such as sea lions, iguanas, and the Galapagos Hawk! In the afternoon, travel to South Plaza Island, home of the Galapagos hybrid iguana.

      Day 3

        North Seymour - Santa Cruz Island

        Today we visit North Seymour Island, home to Blue-footed Boobies and Frigatebirds. In the afternoon, we venture over to Santa Cruz Island and stop at Bachas Beach, one of the main sea turtle nesting sites in the Galapagos.

        Day 4

          San Cristobal

          Today we explore San Cristobal Island, stopping at the Interpretation Center and Museum of Natural History in order to learn about the history and nature of the Galapagos Islands. Afterwards, hike up Tijeretas Hill which offers up magnificent views! We hope to catch a glimpse of the Frigatebird, as a colony is close by.

          This afternoon we visit the San Cristobal giant tortoise breeding center to learn more about the Galapagos National Park's conservation programs.

          Day 5

            San Cristobal

            Today we continue to explore San Cristobal. In the morning we stop at Cerro Brujo, an eroding volcanic cone comprised of interesting lava formations. We also visit a lagoon in search of migratory bird species such as the Ruddy Turnstone.

            This afternoon we head to Pitt Point and take a hike up volcanic rock, offering up amazing views along the way! If we're lucky, we might just catch a glimpse of all three Booby species: Blue-footed, Red-footed and Nazca.

            Day 6

              Mosquera - Bartolomé

              This morning we visit Mosquera Islet, home to one of the Galapagos Islands' sea lion colonies. In the afternoon we travel to Bartolomé Island, hiking through a stunning volcanic landscape en route to amazing views of the nearby islands.

              This afternoon affords many wildlife viewing opportunities, including possible encounters with sea turtles and the Galapagos Penguin!

              Day 7

                Rabida - Santiago

                In the morning we visit Rábida Island and its red sand beaches. Be on the lookout for Brown Pelicans during the months of July through September!

                In the afternoon we travel to Santiago Island, arriving at the black sand beaches of Egas Port. Marine life abounds here, and if we're lucky, we will spot lobsters, starfish, and fur seals!

                Day 8

                  Santa Cruz Island - Baltra

                  This morning we explore the El Chato giant tortoise reserve located in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island. We hope to have numerous sightings of the Galapagos tortoise in its natural habitat!

                  After our visit to the reserve, transfer to the airport for your flight back to mainland Ecuador.


                  All itineraries are subject to change due to weather or changes by the National Park Service or yacht operator.
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                  $3,319$3,999$4,849
                  $180.00 Fuel Surcharge
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                  Places
                  South America, Galapagos, Ecuador, Bartolome, Santa Cruz Island, Santiago, Santa Fe, South Plaza Island, North Seymour, Bachas Beach, Rabida, San Cristobal, Highlands, Charles Darwin Center, Mosquera, Puerto Ayora, Baltra, San Cristobal Interpretation Center, Punta Pitt, Cerro Colorado
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                  Child Discount

                  25% discount for children under age 12 at time of Galapagos cruise. A 50% discount is available if child shares with two adults in a triple cabin.
                  Children under 12 receive a discount of $135 off adult flight rates, and discounted Galapagos Entrance Fee of $50

                  Cancellation Policy

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                  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 $500 - $2200 per person, and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, and Discover. Alternatively, you can send a check to our Missoula, Montana, office or register online at: https://www.adventure-life.com/forms/register

                  Final payment is due 70 (10 weeks) days prior to departure.

                  Booking last minute? No problem! Please contact one of our trip planners, and we can get you on your way if booking less than 70 (10 weeks) days prior to departure.

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                  Includes

                  • Accommodations on board Corals 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

                  Excludes

                  • Airfare (see Galapagos Flights)
                  • Quito/Guayaquil Hotel and Transfers
                  • Fuel Surcharge
                  • $100 Galapagos Park Fee
                  • $35 Galapagos Transit Card and Airport Assistance
                  • $45 International Departure Tax
                  • Wetsuit rental for $25 for up to 5 days, $50 for up to 11 days, and $75 for 15 days
                  • Kayak rental available for $30
                  • Gratuities and drinks aboard the ship
                  • Travel Insurance

                  Galapagos Flights

                    Quito - Galapagos Roundtrip

                  • $530 - $590

                    Guayaquil - Galapagos Roundtrip

                  • $475 - $520

                  Optional Hospitality Packages