Western Islands Cruise

Marine iguana sunning itself in the Galapagos Islands
See Blue-footed boobies and other wildlife on your Galapagos tour
Blue-footed Booby resting in the shade in the Galapagos Islands
Two Galapagos Tortoises taking in some shade in the Galapagos
DarAnne Dunning
A Flightless Cormorant found on Fernandina and Isabela Islands in the Galapagos
See Blue-footed Boobies on your trip to the Galapagos
DarAnne Dunning
Galapagos iguana swimming on a wildlife tour of the Galapagos
Enjoy this 5-day cruise through the western islands of the Galapagos. Get ready to see an abundance of unique wildlife including flamingos, frigate birds, iguanas, and enjoy some friendly interaction with the islands playful sea lions. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. The wildlife here is abundant and the landscape is stunning to behold making this an incredible vacation.

Day 1

    Baltra - Santa Cruz Island

    Arrive to the Galapagos and transfer by bus to your ship, the Corals. One the ship sets sail, head to Santa Cruz Island and visit Ballena Bay and its beautiful green beach colored by volcanic olivine crystals.

    Day 2

      Isabela-Fernandina

      This morning, visit Vicente Roca Point, one of the richest marine ecosystems on Earth! Spend your time snorkeling and searching for sea horses, frogfish, nudibranchs, octopi, sun fish, red-lipped batfish,dolphins, sea lions, tuna and other amazing marine species. After snorkeling, take a dinghy ride along the coast of Isabela and admire the beautiful scenery while observing a wide variety of sea and coastal birds such as noddies, brown pelicans, Galapagos penguins, and blue-footed boobies.

      In the afternoon, head to Espinosa Point in search of marine iguanas, Flightless Cormorants, and Galapagos Penguins! Stroll over lava formations, encountering cacti and mangroves along the way.

      Day 3

        Isabela

        Today, continue to explore Isabela Island, visiting Urbina Bay and Tagus Cove.

        In Urbina Bay, explore the volcanic, black sand beach in search of more Galapagos wildlife. Depending on the season, we may even spot some Galapagos tortoises!

        In the afternoon, make your way over to Tagus Cove on Isabela Island, the Galapagos' largest island. Here, learn about the volcanoes that formed Isabela and take a dinghy ride along the shore in search of more amazing wildlife, including Flightless Cormorants and, depending on season, the Galapagos Penguin!

        Day 4

          Santiago

          Spend the day exploring Santiago Island. In the morning, take time on the black volcanic sand beaches of Egas Port and the Salt Mines on Santiago Island. Walk along the volcanic basaltic rock that line the beautiful shoreline and lead you to the best tidal pools in the Galapagos. These pools are home to fur seals and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for a variety of Galapagos bird species, including the White-cheeked Pintail, the Galapagos hawk, and yellow-crowned night heron.

          In the afternoon, travel to Sullivan Bay to explore its amazing, extensive lava flows!

          Day 5

            Santa Cruz Island - Baltra

            This morning, spend time in the Santa Cruz highlands. Visit El Chato Reserve in the hope to observe the Galapagos tortoise in its native habitat. After the visit, arrive 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.
             Standard CabinStandard Plus CabinsJunior Cabins
            2014-Dec-31$1,999$2,419$2,949
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            $2,105$2,476$2,971
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            2015-Oct-07
            2015-Oct-21
            2015-Nov-04
            2015-Nov-18
            $2,210$2,600$3,120
            $90.00 Fuel Surcharge

            Single Supplement

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

            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

            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/use
            • Gratuities and drinks aboard the ship
            • Travel Insurance

            Galapagos Flights

              Quito - Galapagos Roundtrip

            • $530 - $590

              Guayaquil - Galapagos Roundtrip

            • $475 - $520

            Optional Hospitality Packages