Classic Galapagos - South Eastern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin Overview

Sail through the clear waters, meet the unique animals and soak in the beautiful and unusual landscapes of the Galapagos, visiting Santa Fe, Espanola, San Cristobal and Santiago islands.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $4,595
      CAD $4,670
      AUD $4,850
      EUR €3,375
      GBP £2,895
      NZD $5,750
      ZAR R44,145
      CHF FR4,160
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $4,705*
      CAD $4,787*
      AUD $4,971*
      EUR €3,459*
      GBP £2,967*
      NZD $5,894*
      ZAR R45,251*
      CHF FR4,264*
      *
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Enjoy a classic adventure in the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos is one of the most unique places on the planet. Where animals demonstrate the theory of evolution, landmasses demonstrate both the beauty and volcanic power of the earth and the environment has embraced its wildlife rather than population growth. Then there’s the spectacular snorkelling, swimming, hiking and relaxation to be enjoyed. For the best of the Galapagos, look no further than this classic adventure.

  • Walk through the cloud forest of the Santa Cruz highlands
  • Snorkel with sea lions in aquamarine waters
  • Cruise to Kicker Rock
  • Swim at idyllic Espumilla Beach
  • Meet giant tortoises and their new born
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Research Centre

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (2 nts), Motorised yacht (7 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Minibus, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Bartolome Island Visit, Charles Darwin Research Centre, Espumilla Beach and Buccaneer’s Cove, Gardner Bay, Isla Lobos, Kicker Rock - Snorkelling, Plaza Sur, Puerto Egas, Punta Pitt, Punta Suarez, San Cristobal Highlands, San Cristobal Interpretation Center, Santa Cruz Highlands, Santa Fe Island, Sullivan Bay

  • 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 vary depending on cabin type - please select your preferred cabin type for exact trip price. 4. Please note: this trip has an increased non-refundable deposit. 5. Dietary requirements need to be advised at least 10 days prior to departure so that any included meals can be properly catered for. 6. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking.

  • Trip price from

    USD $4,595
    CAD $4,670
    AUD $4,850
    EUR €3,375
    GBP £2,895
    NZD $5,750
    ZAR R44,145
    CHF FR4,160
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    Extras

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

    USD $4,705*
    CAD $4,787*
    AUD $4,971*
    EUR €3,459*
    GBP £2,967*
    NZD $5,894*
    ZAR R45,251*
    CHF FR4,264*
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $470
    CAD $478
    AUD $497
    EUR €345
    GBP £296
    NZD $589
    ZAR R4,525
    CHF FR426
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About Ecuador

Classic Galapagos - South Eastern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin 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 - Santa Cruz Highlands

The archipelago's main airport is on Isla Baltra - the gateway to the Galapagos. The Highlands of Santa Cruz are home to the unique Scalesia cloud forest where you will find different species of Darwin finches and possibly the world famous woodpecker.

Day 3 Santa Fe & South Plaza

Isla Santa Fe is a lovely place to take a dip with sea lions and its cacti forests are host to a unique sub-species of land iguanas. A small island of great natural beauty, Isla Plaza Sur features rugged cliffs, prickly pear cacti and a gathering of male sea lions known as 'the gentlemen’s club'.

Day 4 Espanola

Due to its remote location, Isla Espanola has a large population of endemic birdlife and its coastline provides excellent opportunities to see reef sharks, turtles and tropical fish. Gardner Beach is considered by many as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos Islands and full of California sea lions and Hood Mocking birds. A walk along the trails of Punta Suarez offers us some magical panoramas.

Day 5 Isla San Cristobal -Punta Pitt/Kicker Rock

The eastern-most island in the Galapagos, San Cristobal Island offers an array of animals and activities. An early morning walk with playful Sea Lions, Frigate Birds and Blue Footed Boobies, some snorkelling at Kicker Rock followed by a Panga Ride to Cerro Brujo where the volcanic formations are breathtaking.

Day 6 San Cristobal - Highlands & Interpretation Center

One of the most unique and diverse landscapes in the world, the Galapagos Islands boast an amazing array of wildlife, both on land and underwater. San Cristobal's Interpretation Centre brings the history and geography of the Galapagos archipelago to life, from its volcanic origins to discovery, colonisation and the present day.

Day 7 Bartolome & Sullivan Bay

Inhospitable to most plants and animals, Bartolome Island is one of the most spectacular volcanic landscapes in the Galapagos, full of parasitic spatter cones, lava flows and Bombs, the famous Pinnacle Rock and Galapagos penguins and lava lizards 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 8 Isla Santiago

Isla Santiago features some of the most idyllic locations in the archipelago, including Espumilla Beach, Buccaneer Cove and the black sands of Puerto Egas.

Day 9 Charles Darwin Research Centre - Baltra

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 10 Quito

Quito's impressive Old Town is full of picturesque streets and historic buildings - there are more than 30 churches to explore, as well as fascinating museums and lively plazas.
    • 10
    • GLKL
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $4,595
      CAD $4,670
      AUD $4,850
      EUR €3,375
      GBP £2,895
      NZD $5,750
      ZAR R44,145
      CHF FR4,160
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $4,705*
      CAD $4,787*
      AUD $4,971*
      EUR €3,459*
      GBP £2,967*
      NZD $5,894*
      ZAR R45,251*
      CHF FR4,264*
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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