Galápagos — Central, South & East Islands aboard the Queen

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+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)+20.00 USD (Transit Control Card)
10 days,Quito to Quito
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Seven nights cruising and exploring the Galápagos National Park aboard the Queen of Galápagos, multiple opportunities to snorkel with sea lions and sea turtles, explore the marine wonderland of Kicker Rock – one of the most famous sites in the Galápagos, come face-to-face with 100-year-old giant tortoises, learn the differences between marine and land iguanas from your naturalist guide

Room Prices

  • From$5499USDSuite Double
  • From$4999USDUpper Deck Twin
  • From$4999USDUpper Deck Double
  • From$4999USDMain Deck Twin

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend a week exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. In the evenings, return to the spacious and comfortable Queen of Galápagos (G8) to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms.

What's Included

  • 7 nts in the Galápagos Islands aboard the Queen of Galápagos
  • Arrival transfer on Day 1
  • Flights to and from the Galápagos Islands
  • All meals aboard the Queen of Galápagos
  • Certified Galápagos National Park Service guide
  • All landings, excursions, and transportation
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Visit to a wildlife interpretation centre
  • 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners. (Allow USD75-100 for meals not included. Drinks and tips while on the yacht are extra. Not included is USD20 Tourist Transit card fee at the Quito airport and a USD100 (cash) Galapagos park entry fee upon arrival to the Islands.)
  • Local flight, Queen of Galápagos motorized catamaran, van, Zodiac, private bus.
  • Galápagos National Park Service guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.
  • Deluxe hotel (2 nts) in Quito; aboard the Queen of Galápagos motorized catamaran in twin-share or double cabins, or suite (7 nts).
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Places Visited

Queen Of Galápagos

Get an up-close look at your Galápagos ship, the stylish 16-passenger Queen of the Galápagos.

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Itinerary

Day 1Quito

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2Quito/Isla Lobos(1B, 1L, 1D)

Early flight to San Cristóbal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the ship. Afternoon visit to Isla Lobos to see a sea lion colony.

Day 3South Plaza/North Seymour(1B, 1L, 1D)

Morning landing at South Plaza, home to the largest population of land iguanas, for wildlife spotting opportunities and a walk through the cactus forest. In the afternoon, visit North Seymour for guided walks to observe birds and wildlife, including vast sea lion colonies.

Day 4Chinese Hat/Bachas Beach(1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Chinese Hat for snorkelling opportunities and to observe the birds and sea lions before taking an excursion to the beach on Las Bachas. In the afternoon, relax on the beach or swim in the crystal waters.

Day 5Puerto Ayora(1B, 1L, 1D)

Spend the day on Santa Cruz Island. In the morning, visit the Charles Darwin Research Center and spend some time wandering through town. In the afternoon, there may be the opportunity to visit the highlands and see giant land tortoises in the wild.

Day 6Floreana Island(1B, 1L, 1D)

Land at Punta Cormorant on Floreana. Guided walks to observe the birds and wildlife and learn about the natural history. Visit Post Office Bay in the afternoon. Later, go snorkelling at the Corona del Diablo.

Day 7Punta Suárez/Bahía Gardner(1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Punta Suárez and Gardner Bay on Española. Guided walks to observe wildlife and free time for swimming or snorkelling.

Day 8Cerro Brujo/Kicker Rock(1B, 1L, 1D)

Morning landing at Cerro Brujo on San Cristóbal to observe sea lions, marine iguanas, and seabirds along the beach. Continue to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the afternoon to witness the steep vertical stone walls rising from the ocean.

Day 9Puerto Baquerizo Moreno/Quito(1B)

Visit the San Cristóbal Interpretation Centre on the island before flying back to Quito.

Day 10Quito(1B)

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