Galapagos Explorer - Central Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin Overview

Take to cerulean waters to explore the beautiful Galapagos Islands. See huge populations of animals and experience the diverse terrain of Isla Rabida, Isla North Seymour and Santa Cruz.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $2,187
      CAD $2,219
      AUD $2,303
      EUR €1,603
      GBP £1,379
      NZD $2,726
      ZAR R20,961
      CHF FR1,974
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,297*
      CAD $2,338*
      AUD $2,424*
      EUR €1,683*
      GBP £1,451*
      NZD $2,856*
      ZAR R22,131*
      CHF FR2,071*
      *
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    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Galapagos Explorer - Central Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Explore the fascinating wildlife and incredible terrain of the Galapagos Islands

Explore the Galapagos and its native wildlife on a sailing trip around the central islands of the archipelago. Meet the green turtles that inhabit Isla Santa Cruz, watch blue-footed boobies dance the booby two-step and marvel in awe at the unfamiliar beauty that characterises these far-flung islands. Encounter the very same creatures that sparked Darwin’s imagination when he formulated his theories of evolution. There’s no spot on earth that is closer to the origins of the planet, where every step feels as though it’s through uncharted territory. Prepare to depart on the adventure of a lifetime and become a Galapagos Explorer.

  • Explore the stylish streets of Quito
  • Visit the impressive Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Watch Sally Lightfoot crabs scuttle across the shores of Mosquera
  • Weave through the red mangroves of Black Turtle Cove
  • Discover the wide array of wildlife on Isla Rabida

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (2 nts), Motorised yacht (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Minibus, Motorised catamaran, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Bachas Beach Visit, Black Turtle Cove Visit, Cerro Dragon, Charles Darwin Research Centre, Isla Mosquera Beach, Isla North Seymour Walk and Snorkel, Isla Rabida Snorkelling, Sombrero Chino

  • 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 $2,187
    CAD $2,219
    AUD $2,303
    EUR €1,603
    GBP £1,379
    NZD $2,726
    ZAR R20,961
    CHF FR1,974
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    Extras

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

    USD $2,297*
    CAD $2,338*
    AUD $2,424*
    EUR €1,683*
    GBP £1,451*
    NZD $2,856*
    ZAR R22,131*
    CHF FR2,071*
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $328
    CAD $334
    AUD $346
    EUR €240
    GBP £207
    NZD $408
    ZAR R3,161
    CHF FR295
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Galapagos Explorer - Central Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin 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 - Charles Darwin Research Station

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 North Seymour & Mosquera

The walking trail along Isla North Seymour's rocky coast passes colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigate birds, who share the same nesting grounds on the island. The small sandy island of Mosquera is a picturesque spot to relax on the beach and watch Sally Lightfoot crabs looking for food among the rocks and tide pools.

Day 4 Tortuga Nergra & Cerro Dragon

Visit the mangroves of Black Turtle Cove and paddle among its peaceful waters. See green turtle, rays and Galapagos sharks a myriad birds and perhaps even mating turtles. Spend the afternoon at Cerro Dragón, one of the best places to see land iguanas.

Day 5 Sombrero Chino & Rabida

One of the archipelago's most striking islands, Isla Rabida has fascinating indigenous wildlife, unique red-sand beaches and a saltwater lagoon where flamingos can often be seen.

Day 6 Bachas Beach - Baltra

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 7 Quito

Enjoy a final breakfast in Quito before this exciting Galapagos Explorer adventure ends.
    • 7
    • GLKI
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $2,187
      CAD $2,219
      AUD $2,303
      EUR €1,603
      GBP £1,379
      NZD $2,726
      ZAR R20,961
      CHF FR1,974
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,297*
      CAD $2,338*
      AUD $2,424*
      EUR €1,683*
      GBP £1,451*
      NZD $2,856*
      ZAR R22,131*
      CHF FR2,071*
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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