Complete Galapagos - Central & Southern Islands Overview

Spend sun-drenched days exploring fascinating Galapagos highlights including Sullivan’s Bay, Espanola and Floreana on this exciting Galapagos adventure.

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    • GMBD
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,680
      CAD $3,730
      AUD $3,875
      EUR €2,695
      GBP £2,320
      NZD $4,595
      ZAR R35,275
      CHF FR3,325
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,790*
      CAD $3,847*
      AUD $3,996*
      EUR €2,779*
      GBP £2,392*
      NZD $4,739*
      ZAR R36,381*
      CHF FR3,429*
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Meet the famous creatures of the Galapagos on this island adventure

Discover the most fascinating archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. Tour the Galapagos for an in-depth adventure into the islands’ evolutionary wildlife, stunning scenery and endearing history. Cruise from island to island in small boats and get up close and personal with this exciting landscape and all of its celebrity residents, including blue-footed boobies, giant tortoises, penguins and marine iguanas. Whether you come for the wildlife, hiking, snorkelling or adventure, the Galapagos will deliver a memorable experience that’s seemingly out of this world.

  • Discover the colonial past of Quito
  • Meet some of the world’s oldest turtles on Isla Santa Cruz
  • Hike around volcanos
  • Snorkel beside sharks, iguanas and rays
  • Take a history lesson at the Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Watch the entertaining mating dance of the blue-footed booby

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 14
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Accommodation:

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

    Boat, Minibus, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Arnoldo Tupiza Tortoise breeding center, Bartolome Island Visit, Charles Darwin Research Centre, Daphne Island, Espumilla Beach and Buccaneer’s Cove, Gardner Bay, Las Tintoreras visit, Post Office Bay, Puerto Egas, Punta Cormorant and Devil's Crown, Punta Suarez, Santa Cruz Highlands, Snorkelling Punta Carrion, Sombrero Chino Visit

  • 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. There is also a US$20 fee to be paid on arrival at Isabela Island 3. Prices for this trip are seasonal - please select your preferred travel date for exact trip price. 4. Any 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 $3,680
    CAD $3,730
    AUD $3,875
    EUR €2,695
    GBP £2,320
    NZD $4,595
    ZAR R35,275
    CHF FR3,325
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    Extras

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

    USD $3,790*
    CAD $3,847*
    AUD $3,996*
    EUR €2,779*
    GBP £2,392*
    NZD $4,739*
    ZAR R36,381*
    CHF FR3,429*
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $379
    CAD $384
    AUD $399
    EUR €277
    GBP £239
    NZD $473
    ZAR R3,638
    CHF FR342
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Complete Galapagos - Central & Southern Islands Summary

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Day 1 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.

Day 2 Baltra/Santa Cruz Highlands

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 Isla Bartolome/Sombrero Chino

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

Day 4 Espumilla Beach and Buccaneer’s Cove/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 5 Isla Daphne/Punta Carrion/Isla Santa Cruz

Located in north-eastern Santa Cruz, Punta Carrion is a shallow and protected cove with plentiful marine life, ideal for snorkelling and swimming.

Day 6 Isla Isabela

The largest island in the archipelago, Isla Isabela was formed by five giant volcanic craters, all of which are still considered active. Visit Las Tintoreras a marine iguana's nursery area, snorkel and observe sea lions and Galapagos penguins and finish off at a Tortoise breeding centre.

Day 7 Isla Floreana

Snorkel at the famous Devil's Crown and discover the quirky maritime history of Post Office Bay

Day 8 Isla 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.

Day 9 Charles Darwin Research Centre/Isla Santa Cruz/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

Stretched out along a central Andean valley under the gaze of Volcan Pichincha, Quito is one of the most attractive cities in South America.
    • 10
    • GMBD
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,680
      CAD $3,730
      AUD $3,875
      EUR €2,695
      GBP £2,320
      NZD $4,595
      ZAR R35,275
      CHF FR3,325
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,790*
      CAD $3,847*
      AUD $3,996*
      EUR €2,779*
      GBP £2,392*
      NZD $4,739*
      ZAR R36,381*
      CHF FR3,429*
      *
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