Family Land Galápagos — Multi-Activities

Family, Quito to Quito

Tour description provided by G Adventures

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?

What’s included

  • Visit to a wildlife interpretation centre (San Cristóbal Island)
  • Snorkelling trip to Isla Lobos (San Cristóbal Island)
  • Swimming and snorkelling in Lobería (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Excursion to see giant tortoises in the wild (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Tortuga Bay walk and kayaking excursion (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Charles Darwin Research Station visit (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • 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.

Itinerary

Day 1 Quito Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative
Day 2 Quito/San Cristóbal Island (1B, 1L) Fly to San Cristóbal, the easternmost island of Galápagos and one of the oldest. The principal town is Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the capital of the Galápagos. After lunch, visit the Interpretation Centre and learn more about the history of the Galápagos, sometimes referred to as “the Enchanted Islands.” Spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing on Mann Beach or swimming with playful sea lions as the frigate birds glide on the thermals. In the evening, opt for a dinner and sample some of the island's fresh fish and produce. Included Activities: Interpretation Center Visit Transport: Plane (3.00 hour(s))
Day 3 San Cristóbal Island (1B, 1L) The day begins with a short boat ride to Isla Lobos, an islet populated by numerous sea lions, which give the island its name. Spend the day snorkelling – a fantastic opportunity to observe the abundant marine life that Galápagos is renowned for. Back aboard the boat, sail to San Cristóbal and have free time to enjoy the beaches and surrounding areas. Included Activities: Snorkelling (Isla Lobos) Transport: Boat (1.00 hour(s)) Boat
Day 4 San Cristóbal Island/Santa Cruz Island (1B) Travel by boat to Santa Cruz Island. On arrival, visit the highlands of the island to see Galápagos giant tortoises in the wild. Included Activities: Santa Cruz Highlands Excursion Transport: Speedboat (2.00 hour(s), 46km)
Day 5 Santa Cruz Island (1B) Take a sea kayaking adventure at Tortuga Bay to explore the mangroves. Opt for a surf lesson in the afternoon. Included Activities: Tortuga Bay Kayaking
Day 6 Santa Cruz Island (1B) Start the day on a boat tour of Lobería, Las Grietas and Playa de los Perros, spending time exploring, swimming, and snorkelling in the crystal clear water. Afterwards, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, one of the places where you can easily spot the famous Galápagos tortoises. Included Activities: Loberia Boat Tour Charles Darwin Research Station Visit
Day 7 Santa Cruz Island/Quito (1B) After a transfer over the island of Santa Cruz, arrive at Baltra Island for our return flight to Quito. Upon arrival in Quito, transfer to the hotel for free time and one last night with newfound friends. Transport: Transfer over the island of Santa Cruz to Baltra Island to catch our flight back to Quito. Plane (3.00 hour(s), 970km)
Day 8 Quito (1B) Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Advertisement