Itinerary B Naturalist Cruise

Itinerary B Naturalist Cruise

Day by day

Day 1 : Baltra Airport & Santa Cruz Island

Wednesday: Arrival Baltra / Santa Cruz Island

It is the center of the Archipelago with a diversity of wildlife and with amazing vegetation. This is the second largest island after Isabella, the most visited and offers lots of interesting places to visit.

Puerto Ayora is the capital and it is in front of the sea, offering a relaxed and peaceful coastal town feeling. The highlands of Puerto Ayora are very interesting, you will see different vegetation, altitudes, weather and fauna. We can also admire the Giant Galapagos Tortoise roaming in its natural habitat. You can also explore a cavernous underground Lava Tunnel where you can view one of the geological wonders of our volcanic islands. You will also be able to explore some of the “backroads” of Santa Cruz on the way to Puerto Ayora.

Day 2 : Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay & Rabida Island

AM: Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay

Santiago or “San Salvador” has an area of 585 square meters and an altitude of 907 meters. Dolphins, sharks, sea lions and flamingos are part of the wildlife of the island. Santiago has evidence of the pahoehoe lava flow. The lava shoreline has provided the island many of its attractions.

Quick Facts

– Tourists can be delighted by the incredible lava formations of Sullivan Bay.

PM: Rabida Island

Jervis Island or Rabida Island is located at the south of Santiago, it is relatively a tiny Island with a rocky coastline. Its distinctive red appearance comes through the presence of iron on the surface of the craters that resented in the area. It has an area of 4.9 square kilometers and an altitude of 367 meters. Visitors have the single opportunity to see pelicans. Here nine of the fourteen species of finches are found.

Quick Facts

– The reddish hue of the sand of the soil of the island combined with the amazing flora and fauna, gives as result a beautiful landscape full of wonders.

Itinerary Map

Caleta Tortuga Negra | Galapagos Islands
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Punta Vicente Roca | Nazca boobies | Galapagos Islands
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Bahía Sullivan | Crab | Galapagos Islands
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Includes

All programed visits as per itinerary with specialized naturalist bilingual guide
Accommodation in twin/double cabin with private facilities (surcharge for suite)
All meals on board, drinking purified water, coffee and tea
Snorkeling equipment (fins, mask & snorkel) & sea-kayaks
Transfers within the islands on cruise dates as per itinerary
Personalized 24/7 assistance during tour

Does not include

Airfare to/from Galapagos from/to Mainland Ecuador (to be added)
Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee US$100 per person (in cash only upon arrival)
Galapagos Migration Card US$20 in cash per person (at Mainland’s Airport)
Alcoholic/soft drinks, personal expenses, extras, and tips
All sizes wet-suits for rent on board (in cash)
Travel, medical & cancelation Insurance and any services on Mainland
Other services not specified in the program

Highlights

Look for three different species of Darwin’s Finches and the Albatrosses at Española.
Snorkel with playful and curious sea-lions.
Send a postcard to your friends and loved ones back home from Post Office Bay.
Witness the magnificence of the waved Albatrosses at Española.
Enjoy amazing views while sailing on board your Yacht from its ample sun-deck or the Jacuzzi.
Blue Spirit
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From $2,720.00 per person

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