Glimpse of Galapagos - Northern Islands Overview

Fly to the Galapagos where the Nemo III catamaran is waiting to take you on an amazing adventure. Take in Genovesa, Santiago and Santa Cruz islands to see the region's unique wildlife and scenic landscapes. Also visit the Charles Darwin Station.

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      USD $1,792
      CAD $1,816
      AUD $1,886
      EUR €1,312
      GBP £1,130
      NZD $2,236
      ZAR R17,171
      CHF FR1,617
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      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
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      USD $1,902*
      CAD $1,935*
      AUD $2,008*
      EUR €1,392*
      GBP £1,203*
      NZD $2,366*
      ZAR R18,340*
      CHF FR1,714*
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Island hop around the Galapagos Islands from Bachas Beach to Santa Cruz onboard the Nemo III

With over 25,000 islands in the archipelago, the Galapagos Islands are best explored by boat. Jump aboard the Nemo III catamaran and set sail from island to island to see the archipelago’s world-renowned wildlife and diverse scenery. Beginning in Ecuador’s capital, take a short flight to the islands to begin the adventure. Stop off at Genovesa, Santa Cruz and Barranco islands to spot colourful animals in the ocean, sky and on land. With the help of a local guide, better understand the importance of Charles Darwin’s theories on the islands and how he survived his nineteen days ashore. Naturally, geologically and historically fascinating, the Galapagos Islands are the perfect getaway for thrillseekers, adventure enthusiasts, animal lovers, scenic photographers and the scientifically minded.

  • Admire the colonial architecture of Quito
  • Meet the world’s oldest tortoises
  • Spend a day bird watching on Las Bachas
  • Swim underwater to see some marine life in action
  • Head to the Charles Darwin Research Station to learn more about conservation efforts around the islands
  • Better understand Darwin’s theory of evolution

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (2 nts), Motorised yacht (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    Minibus, Motorised catamaran, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Bachas Beach Visit, Cerro Dragon, Charles Darwin Research Centre, Darwin Beach, Sullivan Bay, The Barranco - Isla Genovesa

  • Notes:

    1. Price includes Quito - Galapagos return flights. 2. Compulsory Galapagos park entry fee US$100 and Transit control card fee US$10 (subject to change) are payable locally to the relevant government authorities. 3. Prices for this trip are seasonal - please select your preferred travel date for exact trip price. 4. Dietary requirements need to be advised at least 10 days prior to departure so that any included meals can be properly catered for.

  • Trip price from

    USD $1,792
    CAD $1,816
    AUD $1,886
    EUR €1,312
    GBP £1,130
    NZD $2,236
    ZAR R17,171
    CHF FR1,617
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    Extras

    USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    Price information
  • Total price from

    USD $1,902*
    CAD $1,935*
    AUD $2,008*
    EUR €1,392*
    GBP £1,203*
    NZD $2,366*
    ZAR R18,340*
    CHF FR1,714*
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $317
    CAD $322
    AUD $334
    EUR €232
    GBP £200
    NZD $394
    ZAR R3,056
    CHF FR285
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Glimpse of Galapagos - Northern Islands Summary

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Day 1 Quito

Quito is a cultured city with a wonderous Old Town, a dynamic nightlife and atmospheric streets showcasing Ecuadorian life in all its splendour.

Day 2 Baltra/Bachas Beach

Located on the north shore of Isla Santa Cruz, the beautiful beaches of Las Bachas have particularly soft sand and the nearby rocks provide great snorkelling.

Day 3 El Barranco - Bahia Darwin - Genovesa

Genovesa is a remote island of abundant beauty with varying landscapes and wonderful wildlife, including a trio of boobies - masked, blue-footed and the rare red-footed.

Day 4 Isla Santiago/Isla Santa Cruz

Sitting on Isla Santiago's eastern coast, Bahia Sullivan's 100-year-old lava flow forms a black carpet of intricate markings and patterns, where iguanas and Sally Lightfoot crabs roam.

Day 5 Charles Darwin Station/Isla Santa Cruz

Isla Santa Cruz is home to the Charles Darwin Research Station The station's visitor centre and museum are essential stops for anyone interested in the archipelago's natural and human history, and keen to learn more about conservation efforts to preserve the unique ecosystems of the Galapagos. It also offers visitors their best chance for close-up encounters with giant tortoises.

Day 6 Quito

Stretched out along a central Andean valley under the gaze of Volcan Pichincha, Quito is one of the most attractive cities in South America.
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    • GMSE
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,792
      CAD $1,816
      AUD $1,886
      EUR €1,312
      GBP £1,130
      NZD $2,236
      ZAR R17,171
      CHF FR1,617
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,902*
      CAD $1,935*
      AUD $2,008*
      EUR €1,392*
      GBP £1,203*
      NZD $2,366*
      ZAR R18,340*
      CHF FR1,714*
      *
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