Galapagos Eastern Islands - December 22, 2014 Cruise

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Sole Albatrosse looking for the group
Brian Morgan
Galapagos tortoise on a wildlife tour in the Galapagos Islands
Beth Nichols
See colorful Frigatebird birds on your trip to the Galapagos
See Blue-footed Boobies on your trip to the Galapagos
DarAnne Dunning
Iguana soaking up the sun on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos
DarAnne Dunning
Plenty of wildlife and birdwatching in the Galapagos Islands
DarAnne Dunning
Sea lion relaxing on a rocky shore in the Galapagos Islands
This incredible 8-day cruise through the eastern islands of the Galapagos covers some of the most beautiful islands including San Cristobal, South Plaza, Santa Cruz, and Floreana. Overflowing with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and breathtaking landscapes, this is the perfect vacation choice. The abundance of unique wildlife including flamingos, frigate birds, iguanas, and friendly sea lions will make this a memorable trip. Fill your days with opportunities to snorkel, swim, and wander through the islands of this archipelago.

Day 1

    Baltra - Mosquera

    Arrive to the Galapagos and transfer by bus to your ship, the Galapagos Legend. This afternoon we travel to Mosquera Islet, home to one of the Galapagos Islands' sea lion colonies.

    Day 2

      South Plaza Island - Santa Fe

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

      Day 3

        San Cristobal

        Today we explore the island of San Cristobal. In the morning 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.

        This afternoon 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.

        Day 4

          San Cristobal

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

          After our visit, you are transferred to the airport for your flight back to mainland Ecuador.

          Day 5

            Espanola

            This morning we arrive at Española Island and explore Gardner Bay and the Gardner and Osborn Islets. We stroll along the shore where we hope to spot an abundance of birds such as the American Oystercatcher and the Galapagos Hawk. While snorkeling, be on the lookout for marine life such as Manta rays and reef sharks!

            In the afternoon, we travel over to Suarez Point for more wildlife viewing and a hike that takes us through the nesting grounds of Nazca and Blue-footed Boobies. Keep your eyes peeled for the Waved Albatross!

            Day 6

              Floreana

              Today we explore Floreana Island. Upon arrival, we head over to Post Office Bay where you can leave your unstamped postcards in the hopes that they get delivered to their destination via other travelers.

              In the afternoon we stop at Cormorant Point and Devil's Crown where we hike along the beach, keeping our eyes peeled for sea turtles, Blue-footed Boobies and reef sharks!

              Day 7

                Santa Cruz Island

                This morning we spend time in the Santa Cruz highlands. Here we visit El Chato Reserve where we hope to observe the Galapagos tortoise in its native habitat.

                In the afternoon we visit the Charles Darwin Station, home of the Fausto Llerena tortoise breeding center.

                Day 8

                  Daphne Island - Baltra

                  This morning we cruise around Daphne Island for one last opportunity to see more of the Galapagos' gorgeous bird life. Keep your eyes peeled for Blue-footed and Nazca Boobies, Brown Noddies and Darwin's finches!

                  Afterwards, we head straight 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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                  South America, Galapagos, Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Fe, South Plaza Island, Espanola, Floreana, San Cristobal, Charles Darwin Center, Mosquera, Baltra, Daphne Island, Post Office Bay, Punta Cormorant, Gardner Bay, Osborn Islet, Punta Suarez, Witch Hill, San Cristobal Interpretation Center, Punta Pitt, Cerro Colorado
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                  Child Discount

                  25% discount for children age 12 and under at time of Galapagos cruise.
                  Children under 12 receive a discount of $135 off adult flight rates, and discounted Galapagos Entrance Fee of $50

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                  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 Galapagos Legend 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 available for $25 for 5 days, $50 for 10 days, $75 for 15 days
                  • Kayaks available for $30 per use
                  • Gratuities and drinks aboard the ship
                  • Travel Insurance

                  Galapagos Flights

                    Quito - Galapagos Roundtrip

                  • $530 - $590

                    Guayaquil - Galapagos Roundtrip

                  • $475 - $520

                  Optional Hospitality Packages