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Private Charter - Southern Islands Aboard Nemo III

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard Nemo III
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Discover the Galapagos archipelago aboard the catamaran Nemo III on this 8-day private cruise to the southern and eastern islands. Enjoy the convenience of small ship cruising while experiencing the first-class amenities on board. Your cruise starts with a dry landing in North Seymour. Walk along the rocky shores and through the natural landscapes, spotting wildlife along the way. Find the fabled blue-footed boobie on the shores of Lobos Island. Hop off at Gardner Bay for some deep water snorkeling. Take a tour of the highlands and walk amongst the giant tortoises as they roam in their natural habitats. Explore South Plaza with unique landscapes of cacti and marine wildlife. Sea lions can be observed on the island of Mosquera before your journey concludes in Baltra. 
Glimpse the blue-footed boobie on your Galapagos cruiseNemo IIIThe Nemo III stops at Post Office BayChinese Hat (Sombrero Chino) Island, GalapagosPinnacle rock in Bartolome
  • Land at North Seymour and look for sea lions, marine iguanas, and boobies
  • Explore Suarez Point with your private group of up to 14 guests
  • Enjoy a relaxing walk on Cormorant Point's green and 'flour sand' beach
  • Travel to the agricultural zone of Santa Cruz and meet giant tortoises
Activity Level: Relaxed

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Day 1: Baltra | North Seymour | Embark

Arrive in the Galapagos via the Baltra airport and start your private adventure. After transferring to your ship, settle in and experience a boat drill exercise. Enjoy lunch on board while repositioning to North Seymour. This dry landing starts a walk along the rocky shores and through the natural landscapes, spotting wildlife along the way. Return to the ship for your dinner and welcome cocktails.

Day 2: San Cristobal

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The morning brings you to the shores of Lobos Island, where you find the fabled blue-footed boobie, among other fascinating creatures. Later experience deep water snorkeling at Kicker Rock, which offers some of the Galapagos' best deep water marine spotting. After lunch on board, land on San Cristobal Island at Brujo Hill, a wide stretch of sandy beach to explore.

Day 3: Espanola

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Espanola is your destination for the day. After breakfast on board, hop-off at Gardner Bay for some deep water snorkeling before exploring this sandy shore on foot. The afternoon brings you to Suarez Point, a rocky shore perfect for exploration and wildlife spotting.

Day 4: Floreana

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Floreana and her many attractions are the plans for today. This morning explore Cormorant Point and Champion Islet before returning to the ship for lunch. Champion Islet offers excellent deep water snorkeling. This afternoon disembark at Post Office Bay, a unique location full of rich archipelago history. Take the opportunity to snorkel from the beach here as well.

Day 5: Santa Cruz Island

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Disembark this morning in Puerto Ayora and take a tour to the highlands, walk amongst the giant tortoise as they roam in their natural habitats. Continue your education this afternoon at the Charles Darwin Station, there is a Natural History Interpretation Center that manages educational programs at the service of the Galapagos National Park. This station is also an operation center for foreign scientists that go to the island to conduct special research.

Day 6: South Plaza Island | Santa Fe

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Explore South Plaza this morning, with unique landscapes of cacti and marine wildlife. Santa Fe this afternoon offers plenty of opportunities to come close to the mighty sea lion while strolling the white sandy beaches and shallow water, take advantage of snorkeling opportunities from the shore.

Day 7: Bartolome | Chinese Hat

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Begin your morning with deep water snorkeling off the shores of Bartolome, then explore this island on foot. Walk the steep walkways to the top, rewarded by an amazing vista shaped by volcanic forces long ago. During lunch, reposition to Chinese Hat, another unique rock formation unmistakable in shape—deepwater snorkeling off the shores, followed by an evening farewell cocktail celebration on board.

Day 8: Mosquera | Baltra | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Explore one final island this morning with an early morning walk in Mosquera before returning to the Baltra airport for your return flight home.


Nemo III

Sightseeing from the deck.
Nemo III's bar and eating area.
People on the deck of the ship.

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Nemo III's cabins.
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Superior Cabin 1,2,5
Cabins 1, 2 & 5. Upper and lower berths. Private bath facilities.
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Standard Cabin 7 & 8
Cabins 7 & 8. Double bed. Private bath facilities.
Suite cabins are available aboard the Nemo III
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Superior Cabin 3,4,6
Cabins 3, 4 & 6. Double bed, sitting area, private bath facilities.

Child Discount

25% discount for children under 12 at time of Galapagos cruise. Child discounts are conditional and may not apply on certain departures. Please contact us for more information.

Children under 12 may receive discounts on Galapagos flight fares and entrance fees. Contact us for details.
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners
  • 7 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Bilingual Naturalist Guide 
  • Adventure Life Pre-departure Services and In-Country Assistance (Quito Representative)
  • Shore Excursions, Swimming and Snorkeling 
  • Transfers and Baggage Handling in the Galapagos
  • Snorkeling and kayaking equipment is included in the cruise cost and available for your use on board.
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Galapagos Park Entrance Fee: $100 per adult, $50 per child under 12
  • Internal Flights: Mainland Ecuador - Galapagos - Mainland Ecuador: $475-675
  • Wetsuits are not included but are available for rent on board - $5/day per person.


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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!
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