A poignant highlight of the town is the Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk, a tree-lined promenade commemorating Australian military personnel who served during the Vietnam War.
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ItineraryDay 1: Santa CruzStop At: Santa Cruz Island, Santa Cruz, Galapagos IslandsYou will be picked up at the airport by your private certified guide. Then, you will take the public bus to the Itabaca Channel, which you will cross on a ferry. Afterward, you will go with our taxi to a ranch in the highlands to see giant tortoises in their native environment! You will continue to Garrapatero Beach where you will have the opportunity to swim. In the evening, you will be free to wander around Santa Cruz. You can choose among a lot of restaurants in town for dinner. The Kioskos is also a great option to enjoy a delicious typical meal. Every night, a street in the center of Puerto Ayora is closed to traffic where restaurants put tables and chairs so the guests can eat outside. We recommend you a walk at night along the pier where you can often spot juvenile black tipsharks swimming!Visits with a private guideDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Tourist class: Hotel Déjà Vu or Posada del Mar Superior class: Villa Laguna or SilbersteinFirst class: Angermeyer WF Day 2: Uninhabited island Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Santa Cruz, Galapagos IslandsYou willl participate in a yacht tour to an uninhabited Island. That will either be Santa Fé, Plazas, Bartolomé or Seymour. The destination will depend on availability, weekday and program of the National Park. We will let you know immediately which island is available when you book the tour. On Santa Fé and Plazas you can spot endemic land iguanas. Bartolomé is known for beautiful lava sceneries and on Seymour you can see frigate birds, land iguanas and, blue-footed boobies. Shared tour - maximum 20 people aboardDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Tourist class: Hotel Déjà Vu or Posada del Mar Superior class: Villa Laguna or SilbersteinFirst class: Angermeyer WFDay 3: Santa Cruz - IsabelaStop At: Isabela Island, Isabela, Galapagos IslandsAt 6:30 am we will pick you up at the hotel and accompany you to the harbor, where the speed boat will take you at 7:00 am with other passengers to Isabela (approx. 2-hour ride). Our staff will welcome you and accompany you to your hotel. Morning free, you can walk to the Tor-toise Breeding Center or to the Flamingo Lagoon. After lunch, you will visit Tintoreras, a small islet at 10mn navigation away from the port. No plants or animals have ever been brought to this island. First, you will have a panga ride looking for the small Galapagos pen-guins and sea lions. Then you will hike on the islet looking for marine iguanas, and sometimes you can even see white-tipped sharks resting in a lava tunnel. Afterward, you can snorkel in the bay to spot different fish, sea turtles, rays and penguins (order of activities depending on the tides). The evening is at your free disposal. You can have a drink at the beach-front bar de Beto, for sunset, or at the Casa Rosada. For dinner, we recommend the Coco Surf, Red Lobster or Isabela Grill, but you have other several options in town to choose.Shared boat to Isabela max 30 people and shared boat tour to Tintoreras max 16 peopleDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Tourist class: Iguana or CallySuperior class: Beach House or Casita de la PlayaFirst class: Iguana Crossing Day 4: IsabelaStop At: Isabela Island, Isabela, Galapagos IslandsYou have the choice between two different tours. Please let us know your choice when booking. Tour 1 – Sierra Negra Volcano: You will go by bus to the highlands and hike to Sierra Negra and Chico Volcano. Sierra Negra has the second largest active crater in the world, around 10kms, it is very impressive. As you continue to Chico Volcano, you will pass through impressive lava sceneries, and you will have breathtaking views of the north side of the island and of Fernandina Island. In total, it’s a 16kms hike (not steep but long hike, duration approx. 6 hours). A small lunch box is provided.Shared tour max 16 peopleTour 2 – Cabo Rosa (“Tuneles”): is a beautiful site 45 minutes boat ride from the port. This site is a lava formation of tunnels going under and over the sea level, in a shallow bay where you can usually spot the Galapagos penguins and sometimes some blue-footed boobies. However, the highlight is snorkeling. You will have a chance to see sea turtles, reef sharks, rays, sea lions, seahorses, and much tropical fish. This is one of the most beautiful sites of the archipelago. The tour takes about 5 hours.Shared tour max 10 people on board Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Tourist class: Iguana or CallySuperior class: Beach House or Casita de la PlayaFirst class: Iguana Crossing Day 5: Isabela - Baltra airportPass By: Isabela Island, Isabela, Galapagos IslandsAt 5:20 am we will pick you up at your hotel and accompany you to the pier, where you will take the shared speed boat at 6:00 am to Santa Cruz (approx. 2-hour ride). At the harbor, our staff will welcome you and accompany you for breakfast. Afterward, your driver will bring you to the Itabaca Channel, which you will cross on a ferry. For the last part of your trip to the air-port, you will take the public bus. Your driver will accompany you to the check-in at the air-port, where your program ends with the flight back to the mainland. Baltra is the only 100% ecological airport in the world!Please take in account that your flight does not depart before 12:30 pm. There is the option to take a small plane straight to Baltra for an additional cost, let us know if you are interested. Shared boat to Santa Cruz (max 30 people) and private transfer to the airportMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.
B = Breakfast includedL = Lunch includedBL = Boxed lunch includedD = Dinner includedDAY 1 (L, D):AIRPORT PICKUP – SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS – CHARLES DARWINUpon arrival at Baltra Airport the guide will take you to Santa Cruz Highlands. You will have a local lunch here. Then you will be taken to your hotel where you have some time to relax, until the delicious welcome dinner is served.Accommodation in Hotel Silberstein or similar.DAY 2 (B, BL):LONG DAY TOUR – UNINHABITED ISLANDToday you will go to one of Galapagos’ uninhabited islands. Examples of islands you might visit are: Bartolomé, Santa Fe or Seymour. In the afternoon you will return to your hotel.Accommodation in Hotel Silberstein or similar.DAY 3 (B, L):FREE MORNING – ISABELA ISLANDAfter breakfast at the hotel, you have some time to discover the island by yourself. You will enjoy a local lunch, after which you will be dropped off to the pier. At 02.00 PM you will be brought to Isabela island by boat and you will arrive around 04.30 PM. After that you will be picked up and brought to your hotel.Accommodation in Hotel Wooden House or similar.DAY 4 (B, BL):LOS TUNELES – SELF GUIDED BIKE TOURWhen you finish breakfast at Hotel Wooden House, you will go to Los Tuneles. After visiting Los Tuneles you will have time to go on a self guided bike tour.Accommodation in Hotel Wooden House.DAY 5 (B):KAYAK IN TINTORERAS BAY – DROP OFF AIRPORT – SAN CRISTOBALEarly in the morning you will have breakfast at the hotel. After that you have the chance to do a kayaking or stand up paddling tour in Tintoreras Bay. Flight Isabela Airport - San Cristobal Airport.Accommodation in Casa Playa Mann or similar.DAY 6 (B, BL):KICKER ROCKYou will have breakfast at the hotel before going to Kicker Rock. The natural erosion of this ancient cone has created a channel between the rocks that provides the ideal habitat to view a variety of sharks and rays including eagle rays, white-tip reef sharks, and sometimes even the Galapagos sharks and hammerheads!Accommodation in Casa Playa Mann or similar.DAY 7 (B):TRANSFER OUTDepending on the time of your flight back to the mainland, you will be brought to the airport. Any time of the day is fine to get your flight out, we will arrange a transfer to the airport for you.End of services