San CristobalSan Cristobal is the easternmost island in the Galapagos archipelago and, geologically, one of the oldest. Spot nesting colonies of Friagebirds and cruise around Kicker Rock, a cone formation which rises nearly 500 feet out of the sea.
GenovesaVisit Genovesa, a shield volcano. Rich in birdlife, Genovesa stretches about five miles and is filled with salt water. Hike up Prince Philip's Steps to get an extraordinary view of the island.
Santa Cruz Island
Travel by bus to the highlands of Santa Cruz Island. Watch as the scenery changes, eventually covering each of the seven vegetation zones. Visit Las Primicias, a private farm where you can encounter giant tortoises in their natural habitat. Stop at "the tunnels", the largest lava tubes found in Galapagos.
In the afternoon, visit Los Gemelos and the Charles Darwin Research Station. See the three tortoise corals and breeding center with new hatchlings and miniature tortoises not yet ready to be repatriated.
Fernandina - Isabela
Explore the island of Fernandina, the youngest of the Galapagos Islands. An active shield volcano which last erupted in 2009, the island is mostly rocky and not hospitable to animals. Watch oystercatchers and sally light-foot crabs skirt across the rocks.
In the afternoon, sail for Isabela.
IsabelaStriding the equator, Isabela is the largest of the Galapagos Islands and features flora and fauna which is impossible to compare to anything else. Home to more wild tortoises than any of the other islands, Isabela entrances travelers with its close encounters.
Santiago - RabidaThe island of Rábida is covered with red volcanic rocks surrounding a beautiful red sand beach. At this location there is a colony of sea lions and a pelican nesting site. Follow the trail thats leads to a salt water lagoon where you can view various types of shore birds. Rábida is considered to be one of the best snorkeling sites in the Galapagos Islands, so enjoy the opportunity to go snorkel.
Santa Cruz IslandReturn to Santa Cruz for snorkeling and sun.
San CristobalSpend a few hours in port before transferring 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.