Galapagos Venture Overview

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      USD $1,615
      CAD $1,720
      AUD $1,840
      EUR €1,240
      GBP £1,070
      NZD $2,115
      ZAR R16,245
      CHF FR1,530
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $100 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
      USD $10 Galapagos Transit Card Fee
      USD $5 Isla Isabela Port Fee
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,730*
      CAD $1,844*
      AUD $1,967*
      EUR €1,324*
      GBP £1,146*
      NZD $2,251*
      ZAR R17,467*
      CHF FR1,631*
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Embark on a captivating adventure through the Galapagos Islands

Take a thrilling sojourn around the highlights of the unique flora- and fauna-rich islands of the Galapagos. From rubbing shoulders with prehistoric-looking giant tortoises and marine iguanas, to gazing up in wonder at the spectacular blue-footed boobies’ synchronised fishing technique, the Galapagos offers the chance to see an abundance of rare creatures at close range. There are also heaps of opportunities to explore the underwater world of the Galapagos by snorkelling and diving in the surrounding waters - usually in the good company of playful sea lions and sea turtles. With just the right amount of relaxation, adventure and wildlife-filled awe, this Galapagos Venture is the way to see the very best of the Galapagos.

  • Discover Quito’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Learn about the unique habits of marine iguanas
  • Be shell-shocked by giant tortoises on Isla Santa Cruz
  • Witness the splendor of the 150 m tall Kicker Rock
  • Swim with sea lions off Isla San Cristobal
  • Dive among white-tipped reef sharks, sea turtles and rays
  • Go kayaking in the Pacific Ocean
  • Watch the aerobatics of blue-footed boobies and frigatebirds

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    2 breakfasts, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Homestay (2 nts), Hotel (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Plane, Speed boat
  • Included activities:

    Isla Isabela - Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre, Isla San Cristobal - Interpretation Center, Isla Santa Cruz - Charles Darwin Research Centre, Isla Santa Cruz - Tortuga Bay visit

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    846kg pp per trip
  • Trip price from

    USD $1,615
    CAD $1,720
    AUD $1,840
    EUR €1,240
    GBP £1,070
    NZD $2,115
    ZAR R16,245
    CHF FR1,530
    Price information
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    Extras

    USD $100 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    USD $10 Galapagos Transit Card Fee
    USD $5 Isla Isabela Port Fee
    Price information
  • Total price from

    USD $1,730*
    CAD $1,844*
    AUD $1,967*
    EUR €1,324*
    GBP £1,146*
    NZD $2,251*
    ZAR R17,467*
    CHF FR1,631*
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $192
    CAD $204
    AUD $218
    EUR €147
    GBP £127
    NZD $250
    ZAR R1,940
    CHF FR181
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Galapagos Venture 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.

Days 2-4 Isla Isabela

The archipelago's main airport is on Isla Baltra - the gateway to the Galapagos. The largest island in the archipelago, Isla Isabela was formed by five giant volcanic craters, all of which are still considered active.

Day 5 Santa Cruz Island

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.

Days 6-7 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.

Days 8-9 Quito

Stretched out along a central Andean valley under the gaze of Volcan Pichincha, Quito is one of the most attractive cities in South America.
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    • GGRR
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,615
      CAD $1,720
      AUD $1,840
      EUR €1,240
      GBP £1,070
      NZD $2,115
      ZAR R16,245
      CHF FR1,530
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $100 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
      USD $10 Galapagos Transit Card Fee
      USD $5 Isla Isabela Port Fee
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,730*
      CAD $1,844*
      AUD $1,967*
      EUR €1,324*
      GBP £1,146*
      NZD $2,251*
      ZAR R17,467*
      CHF FR1,631*
      *
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