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 $1,886
      CAD $1,921
      AUD $1,995
      EUR €1,389
      GBP £1,186
      NZD $2,366
      ZAR R18,158
      CHF FR1,711
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,996*
      CAD $2,040*
      AUD $2,116*
      EUR €1,469*
      GBP £1,259*
      NZD $2,496*
      ZAR R19,327*
      CHF FR1,808*
      *
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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 Encounter - Southern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

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 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:

    Hotel (2 nts), Motorised yacht (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Minibus, Plane
  • 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. 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 $1,886
    CAD $1,921
    AUD $1,995
    EUR €1,389
    GBP £1,186
    NZD $2,366
    ZAR R18,158
    CHF FR1,711
    Price information
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    Extras

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

    USD $1,996*
    CAD $2,040*
    AUD $2,116*
    EUR €1,469*
    GBP £1,259*
    NZD $2,496*
    ZAR R19,327*
    CHF FR1,808*
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $332
    CAD $340
    AUD $352
    EUR €244
    GBP £209
    NZD $416
    ZAR R3,221
    CHF FR301
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Galapagos Encounter - Southern 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

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 /Charles Darwin Research Centre

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

Quito is a cultured city with a wonderous Old Town, a dynamic nightlife and atmospheric streets showcasing Ecuadorian life in all its splendour.
    • 6
    • GLKJ
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,886
      CAD $1,921
      AUD $1,995
      EUR €1,389
      GBP £1,186
      NZD $2,366
      ZAR R18,158
      CHF FR1,711
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,996*
      CAD $2,040*
      AUD $2,116*
      EUR €1,469*
      GBP £1,259*
      NZD $2,496*
      ZAR R19,327*
      CHF FR1,808*
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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