Western Islands Cruise

Adventure Life
The iconic feet of a Blue-Footed Booby
DarAnne Dunning
Galapagos Peguin found on a tour of the islands
Adventure Life
Snorkel the crystal, warm waters of the Galapagos archipelago
DarAnne Dunning
See marine iguanas during your Galapagos travels!
Sally Lightfoot crab posing for the camera in the Galapagos Islands
Walking on a beach excursion in the Galapagos
Snorkeling with a sea lion in the warm waters of the Galapagos

Departs

  • Sep 11, 2014
  • Sep 25, 2014
  • Oct 09, 2014
  • Oct 23, 2014
  • Nov 06, 2014
  • Nov 20, 2014
  • Dec 04, 2014
  • Dec 18, 2014
  • Jan 15, 2015
  • Jan 29, 2015
  • Feb 12, 2015
  • Feb 26, 2015
  • Mar 12, 2015
  • Mar 26, 2015
  • Apr 09, 2015
  • Apr 23, 2015
  • May 07, 2015
  • May 21, 2015
  • Jun 04, 2015
  • Jun 18, 2015
  • Jul 02, 2015
  • Jul 16, 2015
  • Jul 30, 2015
  • Aug 13, 2015
  • Aug 27, 2015
  • Sep 10, 2015
  • Sep 24, 2015
  • Oct 08, 2015
  • Oct 22, 2015
  • Nov 05, 2015
  • Nov 19, 2015
  • Dec 03, 2015
  • Dec 17, 2015

Private Independent Travel

Embark on this exciting 5 day tour of the Galapagos' wild west! Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. These islands are rich with an abundance of wildlife both in and out of the ocean including flamingos, iguanas, sea turtles, rays, and reef sharks. Enjoy the company of friendly sea lions while snorkeling or hike across volcanic landscapes making this a truly unique vacation.

Day 1

    Baltra - Santa Cruz Island

    Arrive to the Galapagos and transfer to your ship, the Galapagos Legend. Today we explore Santa Cruz Island and stop at Black Turtle Cove, home to four species of mangroves. Keep your eyes peeled for an abundance of Galapagos wildlife, including sea turtles, herons and white-tipped sharks!

    Day 2

      Santiago - Rábida

      In the morning we travel to Santiago Island, stopping of at Sullivan Bay to explore the extensive lava flows.

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

      Day 3

        Isabela

        Today we explore Isabela Island, stopping at Urbina Bay and Tagus Cove. At Urbina Bay, we explore this volcanic, black sand beach in search of more Galapagos wildlife. Depending on the season, we may even spot some Galapagos tortoises!

        This afternoon, we make our way over to Tagus Cove. Here we learn about the volcanoes that formed Isabela Island, and we 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

          Fernandina - Isabela

          This morning we visit Espinosa Point, on Fernandina Island, in search of marine iguanas, Flightless Cormorants, and Galapagos Penguins! We stroll over lava formations, encountering cacti and mangroves along the way.

          In the afternoon we head over to Vicente Roca Point on Isabela Island, a great place to spot an abundance of marine life!

          Day 5

            Santa Cruz Island - Baltra

            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. After our 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 CabinJunior SuiteLegend SuiteBalcony Suite
            2014-Sep-11
            2014-Sep-25
            2014-Dec-04
            $1,899$2,299$2,799$3,179$3,599
            2014-Aug-28
            2014-Oct-09
            2014-Oct-23
            2014-Nov-06
            2014-Nov-20
            2014-Dec-18
            $1,999$2,419$2,949$3,349$3,749
            2015-Jan-15
            2015-Jan-29
            2015-Feb-12
            2015-Feb-26
            2015-Mar-12
            2015-Mar-26
            2015-Dec-03
            2015-Dec-17
            $2,105$2,476$2,971$3,417$3,759
            2015-Apr-09
            2015-Apr-23
            2015-May-07
            2015-May-21
            2015-Jun-04
            2015-Jun-18
            2015-Jul-02
            2015-Jul-16
            2015-Jul-30
            2015-Aug-13
            2015-Aug-27
            2015-Sep-10
            2015-Sep-24
            2015-Oct-08
            2015-Oct-22
            2015-Nov-05
            2015-Nov-19
            $2,210$2,600$3,120$3,588$3,947
            $90.00 Fuel Surcharge

            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

            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 $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.

            Click here to see a copy of our Terms and Conditions.

            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