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Choose from one of these hand-picked trips visiting the best beaches in Santa Cruz. Relax in the sun and sand, or enjoy beaches, wildlife viewing, snorkeling, small ship cruises, and cruises as you explore Charles Darwin Center, Santa Cruz, Bachas Beach, Dragon Hill, and Black Turtle Cove. Contact one of Adventure Life's Santa Cruz experts for help planning your next beach escape!
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Bonita Galapagos Yatch
$53,412
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Private Charter - Western Islands Aboard Bonita

7 Day Itinerary aboard Bonita
  • Discover Dragon Hill
  • Visit Espumilla Beach
  • See unique wildlife at Vicente Roce
  • Hike across Urbina Bay
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Los Gemelos (Twin Craters)
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This incredible 7-day private cruise gives the entire family a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife experience. Enjoy the opportunity to explore the western islands of the archipelago as a naturalist guide reveals to you its magical secrets. Wonder at ancient tortoises, snorkel with sea lions, and kayak …
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Galapagos
$1,935
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North & Central Islands

4 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Explore lava tunnels in Santa Cruz
  • Enjoy birdwatching in Cerro Dragón
  • Sail through Genovesa Island
  • Discover Black Turtle Cove
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the highlands and wildlife viewing on this 4-day Galapagos cruise aboard the M/Y Monserrat. Your adventure begins in Baltra and ends in Santa Cruz, home to incredible volcanic structures. Visit the stunning and secluded Genovesa Island, dubbed "The Bird Island," for up-close …
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A kayaking trip to see the local bird life of the Galapagos.
$6,950
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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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Dawn breaking as we motor to Black Turtle Cove
$5,999
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Northwestern & Central Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Explore Santa Cruz
  • Visit Cerro Dragón
  • Sail through Genovesa Island
  • Discover Black Turtle Cove
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / San Cristobal
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 12-day Galapagos cruise aboardM/Y Monserrat and enjoy the highlands and wildlife viewing. Your journey starts at Baltra and visits the amazing volcanic formations at Santa Cruz. See the beautiful and remoteGenovesa Island, well knownas “The Bird Island”, for close interaction …
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low clouds over volcano
$4,279
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Northwestern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Explore Puerto Egas
  • Visit Playa Espumilla
  • Observe Vicente Roca's diversity
  • Discover Bachas Beach
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the beauty of the Galapagos Islandson this 8-day cruise aboardM/Y Monserratexploring the highlights of this historic archipelago.Snorkel through Darwin's Bay, where diverse marine life can be found. Explore Black Turtle Cove's amazing mangrove lagoon on the north shore of Santa …
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Wildlife in the Galapagos
$3,514
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Western Islands

7 Day Itinerary aboard Bonita
  • Discover Dragon Hill
  • Visit Espumilla Beach
  • See unique wildlife at Vicente Roce
  • Hike across Urbina Bay
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Charles Darwin Center
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This incredible 7-day cruise gives the entire family a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife experience. Enjoy the opportunity to explore the western islands of the archipelago as a naturalist guide reveals to you its magical secrets. Wonder at ancient tortoises, snorkel with sea lions, and kayak surrounded …
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Sea lions on Fernandina Island
$2,343
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Southern Islands

5 Day Itinerary aboard Bonita
  • Hike over islands covered in cacti
  • Kayak and stand up paddle board
  • Admire distinctive biodiversity
Starts/ Ends in:
Highlands / Bachas Beach
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Bonita for an unforgettable 5-day cruise through the Galapagos. Encounter distinctive biodiversity including giant tortoises and abundant marine life. Enjoy opportunities to kayak, stand up paddleboard, and snorkel over coral reefs, taking in the unique landscapes and beauty of the …
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Bonita Galapagos Yatch
$35,613
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Private Charter - Southern Islands Aboard Bonita

5 Day Itinerary aboard Bonita
  • Hike over islands covered in cacti
  • Kayak and stand up paddle board
  • Admire distinctive biodiversity
Starts/ Ends in:
Highlands / Bachas Beach
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Bonita for an unforgettable 5-day private cruise through the Galapagos. Encounter distinctive biodiversity including giant tortoises and abundant marine life. Enjoy opportunities to kayak, stand up paddle board, and snorkel over coral reefs, taking in the unique landscapes and beauty of …
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Green sea turtle swimming
$3,665
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Galapagos Lodge Adventure

Hotel-Based Tour - 6 Day Itinerary
  • Walk along Sierra Negra Volcano
  • Encounter plentiful wildlife
  • Explore the Galapagos
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Land, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
There are travelers that prefer nothing more than a large beach blanket and a deck chair...and then there are the travelers that prefer the Galapagos Lodge Adventure Tour! Perfect for anyone with a sense of adventure, this itinerary allows you to explore the Galapagos in a unique way. Staying in …
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Exploring the Galapagos
$4,279
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Central East & Southern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Explore Santa Cruz
  • Hike to Bartolomé's summit
  • Observe Santa Fe's flora and fauna
  • Enjoy Punta Pitt's wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an exciting 8-day cruise that showcases all the wilderness and unique landscapes of the Galapagos Islands aboard the M/Y Monserrat. This voyage takes you along the coast and up into the highlands to admire the diversity and amazing scenery of the archipelago of Galapagos. Enjoy your excursion …
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Sea lion on North Seymour
$2,849
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Western Islands

5 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Visit Vicente Roca Point
  • Discover Alcedo volcano views
  • Enjoy Bachas beach waters
  • Experience North Seymour Island
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail to the beautiful islands of the Galapagos on this 5-day cruise exploring the highlights of this historic archipelago. Snorkel or swim in the pristine waters of Bachas Beach and spota wide range of wildlife. Visit the historical Tagus Covelocated on the Northwestern coast of Isabelawhere …
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Sea lion on North Seymour
$55,841
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Private Charter- Western Islands

5 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Visit Vicente Roca Point
  • Discover Alcedo volcano views
  • Enjoy Bachas beach waters
  • Experience North Seymour Island
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 5-day cruise explores the attractions of this historic archipelago as it sails to the enchanting Galapagos Islands. In the pristine waters of Bachas Beach, you can snorkel or swim and observe an abundance of marine life. Visit the ancient Tagus Cove on Isabela's Northwestern coast, where …
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Snorkeling the tropical waters of the Galapagos islands.
$17,950
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West & East Galapagos

Santa Cruz - Baltra - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Mare
  • Enjoy Daphne Island's view
  • Visit Mosquera Islet
  • Discover Caleta Tagus
  • Explore Punta Moreno's lava rocks
Starts/ Ends in:
Puerto Ayora / Punta Suarez
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Combining Aqua's east and west itineraries into a 14-night exploration of the Galapagos Archipelago enables the most thorough discovery of the archipelago's hidden treasures. Sailing from Puerto Ayora, no two adventures are alike, as each island's unique environmental circumstances …
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Kayaking in Galapagos
$17,950
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East & West Galapagos

Baltra - Santa Cruz - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Mare
  • Enjoy Daphne Island's view
  • Visit sea lions in Mosquera Islet
  • Discover Caleta Tagus
  • Explore Punta Moreno's lava rocks
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For the most comprehensive tour of the Galapagos Archipelago, combine Aqua's east and west itineraries into a full 15-day voyage. With the diversity of each island's flora and fauna influenced by its own climatic conditions, there are no two trips from Baltra Island that are the same. See …
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Tortoise tracks
$5,999
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Western & South Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Spot Bachas Beach wildlife
  • Discover views of Alcedo volcano
  • Visit the pristine Espinosa Point
  • Cruise alongside Buccaneer
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take a 12-day trip on the M/Y Monserrat through the Galapagos Islands, which includes some of the most stunning islands in the world, including Santa Cruz, North Seymour, and Santa Fe. The Galapagos Islands, teeming with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and magnificent landscapes, are a perfect …
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cloud formations over San Cristobal
$5,699
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East Central & Northwestern Islands

11 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Enjoy Tijeretas Hill
  • Visit Gardner Bay's beach
  • Explore Punta Suárez
  • Discover Black Turtle Cove
Starts/ Ends in:
San Cristobal / Puerto Egas
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take an 11-day cruise through the islands of the Galapagos, aboard the charming and comfortable M/Y Monserrat. Spend your days exploring the enchanted archipelago, encountering Galapagos giant turtles, sea lions, sea turtles, marine iguanas, rays, and much more! Visit some of the most popular …
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Volcanic crater and Pinnacle Rock on Bartolome Island
$5,699
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Central South & Northern Islands

11 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Visit Santa Cruz
  • Hike Bartolomé's summit
  • Visit South Plaza
  • Snorkel around Punta Pitt
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 11-day exciting journey aboard M/Y Monserrat, explore the exclusive shores of Santa Cruz, Rabida, Punta Pitt, and Isla Lobos. Experience stunning encounters with Galapagos wildlife as you take part in adventure options such as hiking and swimming in pristine crystal-clear waters.Snorkel …
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Galapagos sunset
$4,699
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Western & Eastern Islands

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Visit Bachas Beach
  • Spot marine wildlife
  • Admire Tagus Cove's seabirds
  • Discover Alcedo volcano
Starts/ Ends in:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 9-day expedition aboard M/Y Monserrat. Sail through Bachas Beach, where your first exploration of the Galapagos begins. Here you can relax, swim in its crystalline waters, and spot all sorts of marine wildlife. As the cruise continues, encounter flightless cormorants, penguins, giant …
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