Galapagos Explorer - Southern 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 San Cristobal, Espanola Island and Floreana.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,125
      CAD $3,170
      AUD $3,290
      EUR €2,290
      GBP £1,970
      NZD $3,895
      ZAR R29,945
      CHF FR2,820
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,235*
      CAD $3,289*
      AUD $3,411*
      EUR €2,370*
      GBP £2,042*
      NZD $4,025*
      ZAR R31,114*
      CHF FR2,917*
      *
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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 - Southern 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 southern Galapagos islands

Explore the Galapagos and its native wildlife on a sailing trip around the south east of the archipelago. Meet the giant tortoises that inhabit Isla San Cristobal, 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.

  • Discover the Old Town of Quito
  • See marine iguanas and playful sea lions sunning themselves on remote beaches
  • Meet ancient giant tortoises on Isla San Cristobal
  • Watch blue-footed boobies dance the booby two-step
  • Marvel at the twitchers' paradise of Espanola

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:

    Boat, Minibus, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Bahia Gardner, Charles Darwin Research Centre, Isla Lobos, Isla Santa Fe, Kicker Rock - Snorkelling, Plaza Sur, Punta Pitt, Punta Suarez, San Cristobal Interpretation Center

  • 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 $3,125
    CAD $3,170
    AUD $3,290
    EUR €2,290
    GBP £1,970
    NZD $3,895
    ZAR R29,945
    CHF FR2,820
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    Extras

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

    USD $3,235*
    CAD $3,289*
    AUD $3,411*
    EUR €2,370*
    GBP £2,042*
    NZD $4,025*
    ZAR R31,114*
    CHF FR2,917*
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $462
    CAD $469
    AUD $487
    EUR €338
    GBP £291
    NZD $575
    ZAR R4,444
    CHF FR416
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About Ecuador

Galapagos Explorer - 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 Baltra - Charles Darwin Research Station

The archipelago's main airport is on Isla Baltra - the gateway to the Galapagos. 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 Santa Fe & South Plaza

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. A small island of great natural beauty, Isla Plaza Sur features rugged cliffs, prickly pear cacti and a gathering of male sea lions known as 'the gentlemen’s club'.

Day 4 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. Gardner Beach is considered by many as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos Islands and full of California sea lions and Hood Mocking birds. A walk along the trails of Punta Suarez offers us some magical panoramas.

Day 5 Isla San Cristobal -Punta Pitt/Kicker Rock

The eastern-most island in the Galapagos, San Cristobal Island offers an array of animals and activities. An early morning walk with playful Sea Lions, Frigate Birds and Blue Footed Boobies, some snorkelling at Kicker Rock followed by a Panga Ride to Cerro Brujo where the volcanic formations are breathtaking.

Day 6 San Cristobal - Interpretation Center

San Cristobal's Interpretation Centre brings the history and geography of the Galapagos archipelago to life, from its volcanic origins to discovery, colonisation and the present day.

Day 7 Quito

Quito is a cultured city with a wonderous Old Town, a dynamic nightlife and atmospheric streets showcasing Ecuadorian life in all its splendour.
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    • GLKH
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,125
      CAD $3,170
      AUD $3,290
      EUR €2,290
      GBP £1,970
      NZD $3,895
      ZAR R29,945
      CHF FR2,820
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,235*
      CAD $3,289*
      AUD $3,411*
      EUR €2,370*
      GBP £2,042*
      NZD $4,025*
      ZAR R31,114*
      CHF FR2,917*
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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