Santa Cruz Cruise At Galapagos Islands

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Baltra airport to null

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The Santa Cruz II is an excellent vessel for expeditions through the Galapagos Islands. This Galapagos cruise just over 70 meters long, has 5 decks with 50 cabins for 90 guests, spacious social areas in- and outdoors and a crew that has decades of experience working in the islands. When they are not exploring the islands’ treasures, guests can kick back in the elegantly designed communal spaces or viewing platforms. These include indoor and outdoor dining, a lounge bar, complete library, two sumptuous hot tubs overlooking the ocean and a gym.This cruise offers guests five and seven days exploring the Northern, Eastern and Western Islands of the Galapagos. Throughout each of these excursions, knowledgeable naturalists will be available to guide visitors, along with an Expedition Leader who is responsible for ensuring that the outings fully exploit the wonders of the Galapagos.*The 7-day cruise is available only since year 2018*
ITINERARY 5 DAYS CRUISE NORTHERN GALAPAGOS - YEAR 2017/2018This itinerary focuses on the Northern Islands, including visits to Baltra, Santa Cruz, Santiago, Rabida, Bartolome and Genovesa Island.Start: Baltra / End: BaltraDuration: 5 days / 4 nightsMonday - Day 1Arrival at  Baltra (start) / Visit to Las Bachas in Santa Cruz IslandTuesday - Day 2Visit Santiago Island: Buccaneer CoveWednesday - Day 3Visit Rabida & Bartolome IslandThursday - Day 4Visit Genovesa Island: Prince Philip Steps and Darwin BayFriday - Day 5Visit Tortoise Reserve & Transfer to AirportITINERARY 7 DAYS CRUISE EASTERN GALAPAGOS - ONLY SINCE YEAR 2018This itinerary focuses on the Eastern Islands, including visits to Baltra, Mosquera, San Cristobal, Santa Fe, Santa Cruz & Española IslandStart: Baltra / End: BaltraDuration: 7 days / 6 nightsFriday - Day 1Arrival at  Baltra (start) / Visit to Mosquera IslandSaturday - Day 2Visit San Cristobal Island: Punta PittSunday - Day 3Visit Santa Fe IslandMonday - Day 4Visit Santa Cruz IslandTuesday - Day 5Visit Española IslandWednesday - Day 6Visit Santa Cruz Island & North SeymourThursday - Day 7Visit Baltra Island & Transfer to Airport

What’s included

  • All meals on board of the cruise from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on last cruise day
  • All activities as described with a 7 licensed naturalist guides and 1 expedition leader
  • Water, tea, coffee unlimited
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Accommodation in a double room with a private bathroom
  • Airport transfers in Galapagos (when your flights arrive on the same day as start date of the cruise and when your flight leaves the same day as the end date of your cruise)
  • 24/7 Dutch, English & Spanish assistance
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Flights from/to Galapagos (we can also book the flights for you)
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee: $100 p.p.
  • Migratory Control Card: $20 p.p.
  • Isabela dock fee $5 p.p. (if the itinerary includes Isabela island)
  • Water taxis (from and to the shore)
  • Wet-suits for rent
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tips for the guide
  • Personal travel insurance