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Eastern Galapagos Catamaran Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Seaman Journey
  • Learn about local conservation
  • Mail a letter from Post Office Bay
  • Relax on white coral beaches
  • Snorkel alongside marinlife
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise from island to island on this 8-day Galapagos adventure. Visit several islands throughout the archipelago and experience the widlife and landscape unique to each one. Visit the Jacinto Gordillo Breeding Center where you will see and learn about the efforts being made to protect tortoises in …
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A male frigatebird rests in the trees of the Galapagos
$7,829
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West & Central Islands + Genovesa

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/C Galapagos Endemic
  • Kayay & Snorkel around Genovesa
  • Walk over recent lava flows
  • Visit Arnaldo T. Breeding Center
  • Hike along cactus groves at Rabida
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the wonders of the Western & Central Galapagos Islands while on this amazing 8-day cruise. This paradisiac archipelago is made up of rocky islets which are home to many spectacular species of Galapagos wildlife including penguins, the Galapagos Hawk, Nazca Boobies, finches, …
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Galapagos penguin swimming underwater
$3,702
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Central and Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galaxy
  • Hike to the highlands of Santa Cruz
  • Hike along the base of the Volcano
  • Explore Egas Port
  • Ride around Tagus Cove
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take a Galapagos cruise around the Central and Western islands and snorkel with sea lions, admire lava lizards, and view the famous Galapagos tortoises.
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Punto Egas, Santiago Island, Galapagos
$5,945
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Central Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Grand Majestic
  • Discover Isabela Island
  • Admire Bartholomew's natural beauty
  • Explore historic Tagus Cove
  • Swim at Las Bachas
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Galápagos Archipelago, Darwin's living laboratory, is home to an abundance of wildlife. Isolated from the mainland for millions of years, it is that rare wilderness where animals have no instinctive fear of humans. Travel aboard the Grand Majestic to experience up-close encounters …
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lounging in the harbor - Santa Cruz
$7,500
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Following Darwin's Footsteps

8 Day Itinerary aboard Grace
  • Relax on an olivine crystal beach
  • Spot land iguanas on a hike
  • Visit Tagus Cove
  • Enjoy exploratory snorkeling
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Los Gemelos (Twin Craters)
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day journey that will immerse you in the wonders of the world, making this a truly memorable vacation. There will be many close encounters with the exotic and curious creatures that call these islands their home. They love to interact with people and make the daily excursions an …
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Colorful Sally Lightfoot crab on volcanic rock
$7,500
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Beyond Darwin's Footsteps

8 Day Itinerary aboard Grace
  • Cruise around Kicker Rock
  • Enjoy friendly sea lions
  • Walk along a green beach
  • Hike to see Galapagos doves
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Close encounters with wildlife will make your journey a truly memorable one on this 8-day adventure. These islands are swarming with exotic and curious creatures that love to interact with visitors to the islands. Indulge in the wide variety of flora and fauna here as well as spectacular scenery on …
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Galapagos penguin by the water
$6,145
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Eastern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Natural Paradise
  • Snorkel at Bartholomew Island
  • Visit volcanic Rabida Island
  • Relax on Darwin Bay's white beaches
  • View Galapagos hawks & lava lizards
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Natural Paradise for this complete 8-day Eastern Islands Galapagos cruise. Explore some of the most stunning locations and experience incredible close-up encounters with vast wildlife. Enjoy a dinghy ride at Kicker Rock, encounter Galapagos sea lions, blue-footed boobies and frigatebirds …
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A kayaking trip to see the local bird life of the Galapagos.
$6,450
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In the Steps of Darwin

8 Day Itinerary aboard Evolution
  • Discover Daphne Major´s birdlife
  • Snorkel on Isabela Island
  • Meet Urbina´s Bay unique wildlife
  • Walk the white beach of Las Bachas
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / San Cristobal Interpretation Center
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Close encounters with wildlife make your journey a truly memorable one on this 8-day adventure. This is an excellent excursion for gaining a true understanding of the history of the Galapagos and the rare and incredible creatures that make their homes here. Indulge in the wide variety of flora and …
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Sea lion on a pristine beach
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Central Islands Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/C Elite
  • Visit D. Rodriguez Breeding Center
  • Observe blue-footed boobies
  • Relax at Gardner Bay
  • Take a panga ride to Champion Islet
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This incredible 8-day cruise takes you across the archipelago, to the most emblematic locations. The Charles Darwin Research Station provides an opportunity to find out about the vital work that is being carried out to preserve the archipelago’s ecosystems. Discover El Barranco, also known as …
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South Plaza Island
$5,640
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Eastern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Tip Top II
  • Discover Bachas Beach
  • Admire Galapagos wildlife
  • Walk through a cactus forest
  • Visit the Interpretation Center
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Black Turtle Cove
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience more than just the highlights of the Galapagos' eastern islands with this 8-day adventure. Teeming with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and breathtaking landscapes, the eastern islands are an excellent place to spend a vacation! Snorkel, kayak, and become acquainted with the …
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Floreana Island
$3,914
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East & Central Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Explore beautiful beaches
  • Visit Charles Darwin Station
  • Admire Genovesa's wildlife
  • Snorkel among green sea turtles
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the highlights of San Cristobal, Española, Floreana, Santa Cruz and more on this incredible 8-day adventure. There is an endless list of activities to make this an unforgettable trip including snorkeling, roaming volcanic landscapes, and observing the riveting native wildlife. You are …
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A Green Sea Turtle swimming around the reefs.
$3,914
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West & Central Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Meet Nazca and red-footed boobies
  • Tour a land iguanas' nesting site
  • Explore Santa Fe's white beaches
  • Snorkel with sea lions
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 8-day adventure that explores the incredible western and central islands of the Galapagos. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, precious Genovesa, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. Be entertained by the antics of …
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Sail the Galapagos on the Origin ship!
$5,000
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Eastern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Passion
  • Explore the red beaches of Rabida
  • Experience giant tortoises
  • Visit lava tunnels
  • Take a panga ride in the mangroves
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take an 8-day Galapagos cruise to the Eastern Island aboard the M/Y Passion. Learn about the history of the islands, view the famous giant Galapagos tortoise and the red sand beaches of Rabida. Hike, snorkel, kayak and ride a panga to experience the beautiful landscapes.
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Sea lions resting on the beach.
$5,995
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Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Solaris
  • Enjoy Fernandina's landscapes
  • Explore Espinosa Point
  • Visit el Chato
  • Discover Post Office Bay
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day Western Islands Galapagos cruise, on the Solaris, explores the shores of Isabela, Fernandina, Rabida, Santa Cruz, and more! Walk along unique and colorful beaches, observe a large variety of extraordinary animal and plant species, and admire amazing geological formations. A wonderful way …
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Chinese Hat (Sombrero Chino) Island, Galapagos
$5,415
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Eastern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Tip Top IV
  • Visit Charles Darwin Center
  • Sail around Kicker Rock
  • Explores Rabida its landscapes
  • Sunbathe in Las Bachas Beach
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Tour the eastern islands of the Galapagos over this 8-day adventure. Teeming with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and breathtaking landscapes, the eastern islands are an excellent place to spend a vacation! Snorkel, kayak, and trek your way through the islands, spotting sea lions, flamingos, sharks, …
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Kayaking the warm waters of the Galapagos
$4,200
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Eastern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Mary Anne
  • Reach the summit of Bartolome
  • Discover Rabida's deep-red beaches
  • Visit Santa Cruz Island's highlight
  • Meet Galapagos giant turtles
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This incredible 8-day cruise through the eastern islands of the Galapagos covers some of the most beautiful islands including Santa Cruz, Genovesa, Bartolome, Rabida, South Plaza, Santa Fe and Española. Overflowing with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and breathtaking landscapes, this is the …
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Green sea turtle swimming
$3,914
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Galapagos Northern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Corals
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Station
  • Explore Dragon Hill´s wildlife
  • Snorkel & swim at Bartolome Island
  • Explore a volcanic black sand beach
Activities:
Hiking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this exciting 8-day cruise of the amazing and incredible north islands of the Galapagos. Highlights of the north include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. Enjoy the company of friendly sea lions while snorkeling …
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Beach on Isabela island
$14,583
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Santa Cruz to San Cristobal Island

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Stella Maris
  • Encounter unique wildlife
  • Explore Espumilla Beach
  • Snorkel a cave on Isabela Island
  • Visit the Tortoise Breeding Center
  • Tour the Interpretation Center
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this 8-day adventure in the Galapagos Islands, cruising in luxury aboard the Stella Maris from Santa Cruz to San Cristobal Island. Participate in diving excursions, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and wildlife viewing with expert private guides trained exclusively for Stella Maris clientele. A …
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