Southern Islands Cruise

This 5-day Southern Islands cruise on the ship, Galapagos Voyager, explores the islands of Santa Cruz, Floreana, Espanola and more.

Day 1

    Baltra - Santa Cruz Island - Charles Darwin Center

    Arrive at the Baltra airport and transfer to the Galapagos Voyager.

    In the morning, head to the Santa Cruz Highlands and hike through its varied terrain. Pass through all seven vegetation zones and view Galápagos flycatchers, small tree-finches, and woodpecker finches.

    In the afternoon, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to learn about the unique history of the islands and to interact with the giant tortoises who reside in its corrals.

    Day 2


      In the morning, travel to Cormorant Point to hike a trail which overlooks a saltwater lagoon. A favorite location for flamingos, you may also see green sea turtles. Sail for Champion Islet for snorkeling. Champion Rock is covered with black coral bushes and yellow cup corals.

      In the afternoon, visit Baroness’ Observatory and Post Office Bay. Feel free to leave an addressed postcard in the barrel and take one for delivery if the address is close to where you live.

      Day 3


        Explore Suárez Point, one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the Galapagos archipelago. The island is home to five species of nesting seabirds. Marine iguanas and over-sized lava lizard are frequently seen relaxing on the rocks and are unique to the island.

        In the afternoon, travel to Gardner Bay and snorkel with sea lions in its crystal waters.

        Day 4

          Lobos - San Cristobal

          Visit Isla Lobos (Sea Lion Island) to interact with the sea lions which rest on its shores. Home to home to blue-footed boobies, great frigate-birds, brown pelicans, lava gulls, common noddies, yellow warblers and small and medium ground finches, the island is also an ideal location for birders. Snorkel with the sea lions and relax on the beach.

          In the afternoon, travel to Cerro Colorado and stand on the wooden platform which offers amazing views of La Galapaguera, a tortoise rearing center. Learn about the techniques and conservation efforts in the Galapagos.

          Day 5

            North Seymour - Baltra

            Spend the morning on North Seymour Island and explore its rocky coast. Spot Daphne Major and Minor in the distance play with sea lions as they swim in the waters close to shore.

            Transfer 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.

            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 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 Galapagos Voyager 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


            • Airfare (see Galapagos Flights)
            • Quito/Guayaquil Hotel and Transfers
            • $100 Galapagos Park Fee
            • $35 Galapagos Transit Card and Airport Assistance
            • $45 International Departure Tax
            • Diving available at additional charge upon request. Please inquire for details
            • Wetsuit Rental available for $20 for 4 days, $25 for 5 days, $35 for 8 days, $50 for 12 days, $65 for 15 days
            • Gratuities and drinks aboard the ship
            • Travel Insurance

            Galapagos Flights

              Quito - Galapagos Roundtrip

            • $530 - $590

              Guayaquil - Galapagos Roundtrip

            • $475 - $520

            Optional Hospitality Packages