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Lions Head, San Cristobal

Northeast Islands

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Journey to the Galapagos Islands and sail aboard the Galaxy for an archipelago introduction. Explore the islands, meet and swim with playful sea lions, and encounter the numerous species of birds which inhabit this tropical location.
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Highlights
  • Walk the uneroded black lave flow near Sullivan Bay in Santiago
  • Learn about island history and biodiversity and see conservation efforts
  • Swim and snorkel on the north side of Bartolome Island
Trip Type:
  • Small Ship
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Baltra | Embark | Mosquera

  • Ship
  • 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive Baltra and transfer to the Galaxy to start your cruise.

Explore Mosquera islet between Baltra Island and North Seymour. Here, you will find the biggest sea lions colony; also it is possible to observe several species of birds. Hike along the white sandy beach!

Day 2: Santiago | Bartolome island

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Explore Sullivan Bay walk around the amazing, uneroded, black lava flow covered with lava bubbles. Learn about the plants that thrive in this seemingly desolate landscape.

Spend the afternoon exploring Bartholome Island by land and sea. First take a short hike to view the plant and bird life coexisting with volcanic landscape. Then swim and snorkel around from the beach on the northside of the island.

Day 3: Genovesa Island: Barranco and Darwin Bay

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Visit Genovesa, a shield volcano. Rich in birdlife, Genovesa stretched about five miles and is filled with saltwater. Hike up Prince Philip's Steps which give an extraordinary view of the island. Here, we will take a walk along the Barranco path. During our journey, we will observe tropical birds, petrels, common frigate birds, red-foot boobies, masked boobies, doves, and finches. 

In the afternoon head to Darwin Bay beach for a hike in a small forest of mangrove swamp where you will discover a colony of Frigates, marine iguanas, red-foot boobies and mask boobies, the great terrestrial and cactus finch. After this visit on land, you will have the option of swimming and snorkeling in the bay.

Day 4: San Cristobal | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Visit the Interpretation Center to learn about the history and biodiversity of the Galápagos Islands. Take an informative self-guided walking tour to view Galapagos conservation at work. You will learn about the volcanic formation of the islands, the evolution of species, the history of human settlement, and complex systems and management models. Transfer out. 

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Galaxy

Relax on the top deck of the Galaxy on your Galapapgos cruise
Cruise the Galapagos on the Galaxy ship
Cruise the Galapagos on the Galaxy ship

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$1,821
Relax in your spacious suite on the Galaxy
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Lower Deck
Comfortable cabins with lower beds and port hole windows. Cabins have private bathrooms with hot/cold water and air conditioning.
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Main Deck
Comfortable cabins with lower beds and large windows. Cabins have private bathrooms with hot/cold water and air conditioning.
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Upper Deck
Comfortable cabins with lower beds and large windows. Cabins have private bathrooms with hot/cold water and air conditioning.

Child Discount

10% discount for children under age 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.
Included
  • 3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • 3 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Professional, bilingual guide service as listed
  • Excursions and activities as listed
  • Snorkeling equipment, wetsuits, and kayaks are all included in the cruise cost and are available for you use on board.
  • 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
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Galapagos Park Entrance Fee: $100 per adult, $50 per child under 12
  • Internal Flights: Mainland Ecuador - Galapagos - Mainland Ecuador: $475-675

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