Galapagos Encounter - Southern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin Overview

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

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,060
      CAD $3,155
      AUD $3,095
      EUR €2,130
      GBP £1,790
      NZD $3,445
      ZAR R30,980
      CHF FR2,580
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,170*
      CAD $3,274*
      AUD $3,216*
      EUR €2,210*
      GBP £1,862*
      NZD $3,575*
      ZAR R32,149*
      CHF FR2,677*
      *
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2015. View earlier Galapagos Encounter - Southern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Double Suite .

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Encounter the Galapagos' southern islands on this adventure-filled sailing tour

Encounter the Galapagos on a sailing voyage that takes in the very best of the southern islands. Rub shoulders with the local wildlife as sea lions, iguanas, giant tortoises and exotic birds of all shapes and sizes go about their daily business all over this wild slice of paradise. Go snorkelling in the presence of mighty manta rays and lively turtles, and see tropical fish fill the surrounding water with fluorescent colour. Experience firsthand the natural, rugged landscapes of the Galapagos, and see what Charles Darwin saw when he arrived on the isles more than 180 years ago and began formulating his theory of evolution. Prepare to get fully acquainted with the natural wonder of these far-flung islands on this breathtaking Galapagos Encounter.

  • Explore Quito’s exquisite Old Town
  • Get up close and personal with giant tortoises
  • Be amused by the elaborate boobie blue-step
  • Snorkel in the turquoise waters of Isabela Island
  • Hang out with cheeky sea lions on Floreana

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:

  • Transport:

    Motorised catamaran
  • Included activities:

    Arnoldo Tupiza Tortoise breeding center, Charles Darwin Research Centre, Las Tintoreras visit, Post Office Bay, Punta Cormorant and Devil's Crown, 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. 3. Prices for this trip vary depending on cabin type - please select your preferred cabin type 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. 5. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking.

  • Trip price from

    USD $3,060
    CAD $3,155
    AUD $3,095
    EUR €2,130
    GBP £1,790
    NZD $3,445
    ZAR R30,980
    CHF FR2,580
    Price information
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    Extras

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

    USD $3,170*
    CAD $3,274*
    AUD $3,216*
    EUR €2,210*
    GBP £1,862*
    NZD $3,575*
    ZAR R32,149*
    CHF FR2,677*
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $528
    CAD $545
    AUD $536
    EUR €368
    GBP £310
    NZD $595
    ZAR R5,358
    CHF FR446
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About Ecuador

Galapagos Encounter - Southern 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 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. 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 4 Isla Floreana

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

Day 5 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

Enjoy a final encounter with Ecuador over breakfast.
    • 6
    • GLKJ
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,060
      CAD $3,155
      AUD $3,095
      EUR €2,130
      GBP £1,790
      NZD $3,445
      ZAR R30,980
      CHF FR2,580
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,170*
      CAD $3,274*
      AUD $3,216*
      EUR €2,210*
      GBP £1,862*
      NZD $3,575*
      ZAR R32,149*
      CHF FR2,677*
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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