Eastern Islands Cruise

Yvonne Smith
Kids loving Santa Cruz Island
Yvonne Smith
Hitchhikers on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos
Lynessa Nelson
Giant tortoise on Santa Cruz
Erin Correia
Hiking in search of giant tortoises.
Erin Correia
Hiking at Punta Pitt, San Cristobal
Relax and enjoy the view aboard the La Pinta.
Enjoy dining alfresco style on the deck
Familiarize yourself with the Galapagos Islands on an introductory Galapagos cruise aboard the La Pinta. This 4-day voyage takes you to the islands of San Cristobal, Espanola, and Santa Cruz Island. Swim with playful sea lions, take coastal and inland hikes, and view the famous giant Galapagos tortoise.

Day 1

San Cristobal

Arrive at the San Cristobal airport and transfer to La Pinta.

Set sail for Cerro Brujo (Wizard’s Hill), one of the first sites visited by Charles Darwin during his exploration of the Galapagos. Cerro Brujo is a beautiful white-sand beach and is ideal for snorkeling. View brown pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions, and marine iguanas.

Day 2

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

San Cristobal

Journey to La Galapaguera, a highlands information center and learn about the Galapagos tortoise breeding program. Larn about the origin of these unique tortoises, their evolution, and the threats they face from introduced animals.

In the afternoon, arrive at Pitt Point to view lava lizards and hope to see red-footed boobies, the least seen of the boobies.

Day 3

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


In the morning, sail to Suárez Point, one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. Snorkel in the clear waters off the sand and pebble beaches and watch the lava lizards as they sun themselves on the rocks.

In the afternoon, travel to Gardner Bay where snorkelers can find lots of fish and the occasional turtles and sharks. Join in with a colony of playful sea lions as they swim enthusiastically around you.

Day 4

  • Breakfast

Santa Cruz Island - Baltra

Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, a non-profit organization which provides scientific research, technical information and assistance for the conservation of the Galapagos Islands. View giant tortoises in their corrals and reach out to interact with them.

Transfer to the Baltra 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.
 StateroomsSingle Cabin

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


  • Accommodations on board La Pinta 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
  • Wetsuit


  • Airfare (see Galapagos Flights)
  • Quito/Guayaquil Hotel and Transfers
  • $100 Galapagos Park Fee
  • $35 Galapagos Transit Card and Airport Assistance
  • $45 International Departure Tax
  • Gratuities and drinks aboard the ship
  • Travel Insurance

Galapagos Flights

    Quito - Galapagos Roundtrip

  • $530 - $590

    Guayaquil - Galapagos Roundtrip

  • $475 - $520

Optional Hospitality Packages