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Western Islands

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard Aida Maria
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This 8-day Western Islands Galapagos cruise on the ship, Aida Maria, explores the wildlife-rich shores of Santa Fe, Isabela, Rabida and more! Join this unique small ship adventure!

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : San Cristobal | Embark | Los Lobos
Day 2 : Santa Fe | South Plaza Island
Day 3 : Santa Cruz Island
Day 4 : Isabela
Day 5 : Isabela
Day 6 : Isabela | Fernandina
Day 7 : Santiago | Rabida
Day 8 : North Seymour | Disembark | Baltra

Ship

Aida Maria

Places Visited

  • Ecuador
  • Galapagos
  • South America
  • Baltra
  • Centro de Crianza (Turtle Breeding Ctr.)
  • Charles Darwin Center
  • Elizabeth Bay
  • Espinosa Point
  • Fernandina
  • Highlands
  • Humedales and Wall of Tears
  • Isabela
  • Isla Lobos
  • North Seymour
  • Puerto Ayora
  • Puerto Egas
  • Puerto Villamil
  • Punta Moreno
  • Rabida
  • San Cristobal
  • San Cristobal Airport
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santa Fe
  • Santiago
  • South Plaza Island
  • Tagus Cove
  • Vicente Roca Point

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Sea lion coming in from a swim Wildlife on a Galapagos islands tour Galapagos wildlife Cave on coast of Isabela. Enjoy a variety of wildlife while kayaking around the islands.

Day 1 San Cristobal | Embark | Los Lobos

Day 2 Santa Fe | South Plaza Island

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 3 Santa Cruz Island

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 4 Isabela

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 5 Isabela

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 6 Isabela | Fernandina

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 7 Santiago | Rabida

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 8 North Seymour | Disembark | Baltra

  • 1 Breakfast

Aida Maria

Per person starting at
$3,035
Aida Maria's Upper Deck Cabin.
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Standard cabins have upper and lower bunks.

Single Supplement

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

Child Discount

20% discount for children under age 10 at time of Galapagos cruise.

Children under 12 receive a discount of $135 off adult flight rates, and discounted Galapagos Entrance Fee of $50

Included

  • Accommodations on board Aida Maria 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

Excluded

  • Airfare (see Galapagos Flights)
  • Quito/Guayaquil Hotel and Transfers
  • $100 Galapagos Park Fee
  • $80 Galapagos Transit Card and Airport Assistance
  • $45 International Departure Tax
  • Gratuities and drinks aboard the ship
  • Travel Insurance

Galapagos Flights

  • Quito - Galapagos Roundtrip
    • $530 - $595
  • Guayaquil - Galapagos Roundtrip
    • $475 - $540

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