Encounter incredible wildlife, snorkel and swim with sea turtles and manta rays, kayak at Tortuga Bay, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, see Giant Tortoises in their natural habitat.
Please note, these local payments are not included in the price of this tour.+10.00 USD (Transit Control Card)+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)
Looking to give your kids a crash course in exotic wildlife? What better place to visit than “Darwin’s test kitchen,” the Galápagos? On this multi-activity trip, you’ll have the chance to snorkel, hike, kayak, and swim the islands, as well as visit a giant tortoise breeding centre and the Charles Darwin Research Station. Who says learning about nature has to be boring?
- Quito-to-Galápagos return flights. Snorkelling trip to Kicker Rock. Interpretation Centre visit. Swimming and snorkelling in Lobería. Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre visit. Tortuga Bay walk and kayaking excursion. Charles Darwin Research Station visit.
- 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches (Allow USD100-150 for meals not included. You must pay a USD10 (cash) Tourist Transit Card fee at the Quito airport and a USD100 (cash) Galápagos Park entry fee immediately upon arrival to the islands (subject to increase). )
- Hotels (7 nights).
- Local flight, speed boat, van, pickup truck, local bus, Zodiac.
- CEO/naturalist guide while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority), Local G Adventures Rep in Quito
- Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10
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This trip is designed for parents and children to enjoy together. You will be travelling as part of a group of families with other children. The itinerary has been designed with the needs of the whole family in mind. We have given this trip a minimum age for this trip to allow you to be sure that you have the right trip for you and your family. Minimum age of 8 years for this trip. Please see the activities for any specific minimum age requirements.
Day 1 Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 San Cristóbal Island (1B,1L)
Fly to San Cristóbal. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area.
Day 3 San Cristóbal Island (1B,1L)
Snorkelling trip to Kicker Rock to search for marine life like sea turtles, manta rays and sharks. The afternoon is free to enjoy the beaches and surrounding area.
Days 4-6 Santa Cruz (3B)
Travel by boat to Santa Cruz Island. On arrival, take a sea kayaking adventure at Tortuga Bay to explore the mangroves. On Day 5 visit the Charles Darwin Research Station. On Day 6, head out on a boat tour to Lobería, Grietas and Playa de los Perros, where there's time for some swimming or snorkelling. In the afternoon, visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre on the way back to town. Optional surf lessons on the nearby beach.
Day 7 Santa Cruz Island/Quito (1B)
Fly back to Quito, where the rest of the day is free to explore the city.
Day 8 Quito (1B)
Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking pre- or post-accommodation to fully experience this charming city.
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