Adventure Cruises, Family Explorer
$2001 ~ $2500
Monday: San Cristobal Island: Airport - León Dormido – Lobos Island
Your guide will welcome you at the airport and take you to the boat in order to start your 5-day cruise. Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.- This is the capital of the archipelago and the airport has the same name. Leon Dormido.- This is really a gigantic rock formed by a volcanic eruption. It is divided by a narrow canal that small boats can pass through. This rock is home for a great number of sea birds. It is also a good spot for diving.
Tuesday: Española: Punta Suarez - Gardner Bay
Punta Suarez.- This point of land has amazing colonies of sea birds in Galápagos. Sea lions and mockingbirds will welcome us. Gardner Bay.- This bay is a 45-minute boat ride away from Punta Suarez. It has a white sand beach and there is a small colony of sea lions. The possibilities for swimming or scuba diving are excellent here.
Wednesday: Floreana: Devil’s Crown – Post Office Bay - Punta Cormorant
Devil’s Crown.- This site is an excellent place for scuba diving. The beautiful coral formations offer a wonderful underwater panorama. Post Office Bay.- Here you will see the famous barrel that served as the mailbox for eighteenth century whaling ships. Punta Cormorant.- This site has a beach of green olivine crystal sand. The island has a lagoon filled with flamingos. Walking on towards the other side, there is a fine white sand beach where marine turtles nest from December to May. Wet landing.
Thursday: Highlands - Charles Darwin Station – (Santa Cruz Island)
Today you will visit the highland of Santa Cruz, The highlands are also home to lots of wildlife, birds and giant tortoises. We also may have the opportunity to visit the lava tubes - lunch. In the afternoon you will visit Charles Darwin Scientific Station, an excellent way to begin learning about the islands and their origin and formation is to visit that Station. You can also see how the Galapagos turtles are raised and meet Jorge, the famous solitary turtle. The Scientific Station has its own beach that receives many visitors on weekends. Finally, you will get to the hotel for your accommodation and dinner.
Friday: Transfer to Baltra Airport
Early in the morning after breakfast we will go to Baltra’s airport to take the flight to the continent.
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60 or more days: $150
30-60 days: $300 Advance payment cost unless deposit is higher
29–8 days: 40% of trip cost
7–0 days No refund
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