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
      CHF FR2,330
      USD $2,765
      CAD $2,855
      AUD $2,800
      EUR €1,925
      GBP £1,620
      NZD $3,115
      ZAR R27,990
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      CHF FR2,427*
      USD $2,875*
      CAD $2,974*
      AUD $2,916*
      EUR €2,005*
      GBP £1,684*
      NZD $3,245*
      ZAR R29,159*
      *
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Galapagos Explorer - Central Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin.

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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.

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:

  • Transport:

    Motorised catamaran
  • 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. 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

    CHF FR2,330
    USD $2,765
    CAD $2,855
    AUD $2,800
    EUR €1,925
    GBP £1,620
    NZD $3,115
    ZAR R27,990
    Price information
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    Extras

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

    CHF FR2,427*
    USD $2,875*
    CAD $2,974*
    AUD $2,916*
    EUR €2,005*
    GBP £1,684*
    NZD $3,245*
    ZAR R29,159*
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    CHF FR346
    USD $410
    CAD $424
    AUD $416
    EUR €286
    GBP £240
    NZD $463
    ZAR R4,165
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About Ecuador

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 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 3 North Seymour & Isla 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 Isla Santa Cruz

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 5 Isla 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 Isla Santa Cruz

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
      CHF FR2,330
      USD $2,765
      CAD $2,855
      AUD $2,800
      EUR €1,925
      GBP £1,620
      NZD $3,115
      ZAR R27,990
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      CHF FR2,427*
      USD $2,875*
      CAD $2,974*
      AUD $2,916*
      EUR €2,005*
      GBP £1,684*
      NZD $3,245*
      ZAR R29,159*
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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