Exceptional Galapagos Experience onboard M/V Santa Cruz

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Exceptional Galapagos Experience onboard M/V Santa Cruz

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Destination for this trip:

Galapagos, Ecuador

Length of trip:

8 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 3000 to $ 5000

Best travel dates to go:

April, May


Detailed Description of this trip:

Some passengers like the feel of a big ship, and a big trip. Accommodating ninety passengers in forty-eight cabins, the Santa Cruz offers big sailing for your Galapagos cruise. Passengers have their choice of suites or double, all complete with private facilities. The fully air-conditioned Santa Cruz offers a twenty-four hour medical staff on board; naturalist specialist multilingual guides; multimedia natural history lectures and library; a stargazing program for those most interested in astronomy; well-appointed and spacious social areas for meeting and greeting other passengers; simply the most fantastic cuisine with a full bar and lounge. Tired of all the rest and enjoyment? Pamper yourself and relax even further in the Jacuzzi; experience both an aromatherapy and massage center. The ship boasts its own snorkeling equipment. Itineraries highlight the main features of the Galapagos with flexible programs that allow passengers to choose between shorter or longer hikes, zodiac cruises off the ship, glass-bottom boat rides to explore the ocean bottom, snorkeling activities, and much more. Everything is planned to ensure the continued preservation of this unique Galapagos ecosystem and to highlight your enjoyment of these fascinating islands.


Trip Properties:


Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Galapagos Is

    Welcome to Galapagos.
    Commercial Flight

    Flight to Galapagos Islands. At the Airport crew members of M/V Santa Cruz welcome you and bring you to the yacht.

    Sightseeing

    Board the yacht where you have lunch. In the afternoon you visit Cerro Dragon.

  • Day 2 - At Sea

    River or Barge Cruise

    AM: Bartolome Island
    PM: Puerto Egas (Santiago Island)

  • Day 3 - At Sea

    River or Barge Cruise

    AM: Rabida Island
    PM: Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz Island)

  • Day 4 - At Sea

    River or Barge Cruise

    AM: Highlands (Santa Cruz Island)
    PM: North Seymour Island

  • Day 5 - At Sea

    River or Barge Cruise

    AM: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristobal Island)
    PM: Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal Island)

  • Day 6 - At Sea

    River or Barge Cruise

    AM: Punta Suarez (Espanola Island)
    PM: Punta Cormorant (Floreana Island)

  • Day 7 - At Sea

    River or Barge Cruise

    AM: Punta Espinoza (Fernandina Island)
    PM: Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela Island)

  • Day 8 - Galapagos Is

    Transfer to Baltra Airport. Flight back to the Ecuadorian Mainland.

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