Complete Galapagos - Southern Islands Overview

Explore the Islands of the Galapagos on this amazing adventure that highlights the best of Isabela, Floreana and Santa Cruz islands.

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    • 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 Map


Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Go on a wildlife adventure around the Galapagos Islands.

Hit the high seas for a Galapagos sailing adventure that leaves no stone unturned or cove uncovered in discovering this archipelago's world-famous levels of biodiversity. Look to the skies and spy frigate birds, albatross, pink flamingos and red-footed boobies soaring overhead. Venture underwater and come face-to-face with sea lions, green turtles, giant manta rays and penguins at quarters you never would have thought possible. Or simply stick to land and watch as iguanas scurry across lava outcrops and tortoises lumber in the highlands. Hitting all the big name islands and then some, this is the trip for those wanting the most Galapa-bang for their buck.

  • Snorkel among white-tipped reef sharks and California Sea Lions in Punta Carrion
  • Pop into the Arnoldo Tupiza Tortoise breeding center on Isabela Island
  • Stroll along the olive-green shores of Punta Cormorant
  • Send out some mail from Post Office Bay
  • Watch waved albatrosses taking to the air in Punta Suarez
  • See Hood Mocking birds on Gardner Beach

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, Black Turtle Cove Visit, Cerro Brujo, Charles Darwin Research Centre, Gardner Bay, Las Tintoreras visit, Plaza Sur, Post Office Bay, Punta Cormorant and Devil's Crown, Punta Pitt, Punta Suarez, Santa Cruz Highlands, Santa Fe Island, Snorkelling Punta Carrion

  • 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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About Ecuador

Complete Galapagos - Southern 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 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 3 Isla Isabela

The largest island in the archipelago, Isla Isabela was formed by five giant volcanic craters, all of which are still considered active.

Day 4 Isla Floreana

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

Day 5 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 6 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 7 Isla San Cristobal

The eastern-most island in the Galapagos, a variety of seabirds nest on Isla San Cristobal, including blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies and frigates.

Day 8 Isla Santa Fe

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.

Day 9 Baltra/Quito

The peaceful waters of Black Turtle Cove - a mangrove wetland on the north coast of Isla Santa Cruz - are a wonderful place to see green turtles, Galapagos sharks and abundant birdlife.

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.
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    • GMBA
    • 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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