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SEVL07MB - Gal pagos Land & Sea Central & East Islands aboard the Xavier III

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Explore the incredible wildlife of the Gal pagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. Giant tortoises, sea lions and island birds are in abundance here, and you'll have the chance to spot them all in visits to Santiago Island, Punta Pitt, and Cerro Brujo, and many more fascinating locales. In the evenings, return to the Xavier to reflect on the day's adventure under a canopy of stars. Finish off with a night on Santa Cruz island for some beach time and to see tortoises in the wild.

Inclusions

Cruise the Gal pagos Islands aboard the Xavier (3 nts)
All meals aboard the Xavier
Certified Gal pagos National Park Service Guide
Overnight on Santa Cruz
Snorkelling at Kicker Rock and La Loberia
Charles Darwin Research Station visit (Santa Cruz)
Academy Bay Tour
Excursion to see giant tortoises in the wild
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Internal flights
Snorkelling equipment and wetsuits while aboard Xavier
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
7
Price From
AUD $2,969
Start Location
Quito, Ecuador
End Location
Quito, Ecuador
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Original
Tour Themes
Marine/Cruise, Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
01 Jun 201807 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
02 Jun 201808 Jun 20181AUD $3,199
15 Jun 201821 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
16 Jun 201822 Jun 20181AUD $3,299
29 Jun 201805 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
30 Jun 201806 Jul 20183AUD $3,299
13 Jul 201819 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
14 Jul 201820 Jul 20181AUD $3,299
27 Jul 201802 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
28 Jul 201803 Aug 20183AUD $3,299
10 Aug 201816 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
11 Aug 201817 Aug 20183AUD $2,969
24 Aug 201830 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
25 Aug 201831 Aug 20183AUD $3,099
07 Sep 201813 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
08 Sep 201814 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
21 Sep 201827 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
22 Sep 201828 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
05 Oct 201811 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
06 Oct 201812 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
19 Oct 201825 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
20 Oct 201826 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
02 Nov 201808 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
03 Nov 201809 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
16 Nov 201822 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
17 Nov 201823 Nov 201814AUD $3,199
30 Nov 201806 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
01 Dec 201807 Dec 201815AUD $3,099
14 Dec 201820 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
15 Dec 201821 Dec 20189AUD $3,099
28 Dec 201803 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
29 Dec 201804 Jan 201910AUD $3,299
11 Jan 201917 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
12 Jan 201918 Jan 201914AUD $3,099
25 Jan 201931 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
26 Jan 201901 Feb 201911AUD $3,099
08 Feb 201914 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
09 Feb 201915 Feb 201911AUD $3,099
22 Feb 201928 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
23 Feb 201901 Mar 201914AUD $3,099
08 Mar 201914 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
09 Mar 201915 Mar 201916AUD $3,199
22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
23 Mar 201929 Mar 201916AUD $3,199
05 Apr 201911 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
06 Apr 201912 Apr 201916AUD $3,199
19 Apr 201925 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
20 Apr 201926 Apr 201916AUD $3,199
03 May 201909 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
04 May 201910 May 201916AUD $3,199
17 May 201923 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
18 May 201924 May 201916AUD $3,199
31 May 201906 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
01 Jun 201907 Jun 201914AUD $3,199
14 Jun 201920 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
15 Jun 201921 Jun 201916AUD $3,199
28 Jun 201904 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
29 Jun 201905 Jul 201916AUD $3,299
12 Jul 201918 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
13 Jul 201919 Jul 201916AUD $3,299
26 Jul 201901 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
27 Jul 201902 Aug 201916AUD $3,299
09 Aug 201915 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
10 Aug 201916 Aug 201916AUD $3,299
23 Aug 201929 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
24 Aug 201930 Aug 201916AUD $3,099
06 Sep 201912 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
07 Sep 201913 Sep 201916AUD $3,099
20 Sep 201926 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
21 Sep 201927 Sep 201916AUD $3,099
04 Oct 201910 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
05 Oct 201911 Oct 201916AUD $3,099
18 Oct 201924 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
19 Oct 201925 Oct 201916AUD $3,099
01 Nov 201907 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
02 Nov 201908 Nov 201916AUD $3,199
15 Nov 201921 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
16 Nov 201922 Nov 201916AUD $3,199
29 Nov 201905 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
30 Nov 201906 Dec 201916AUD $3,199
13 Dec 201919 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
14 Dec 201920 Dec 201916AUD $3,099
27 Dec 201902 Jan 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,969 
28 Dec 201903 Jan 202016AUD $3,299
Itinerary
Day 1 - Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Fly to San Crist bal Island. Meet the Gal pagos CEO and transfer to the boat. In the afternoon, visit the Tortoise Breeding Centre before setting off to explore the Gal pagos.
Day 3 - Punta Pitt/Kicker Rock
Visit Punta Pitt and look for three types of boobies as well as frigatebirds. After, visit Cerro Brujo on San Crist bal Island to observe sea lions, marine iguanas, and seabirds along the beach. Continue to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the afternoon for a snorkelling excursion.
Day 4 - Santiago Island
Morning excursion to Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the Gal pagos Islands and home to thick mangroves and flamingo and sea turtle nesting sites. Continue to Buccaneer Cove to witness the towering cliff wall rock formations before going to Puerto Egas to see the salt crater as well as a dark-sand beach and tidal pools.
Day 5 - Puerto Ayora
Disembark in Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Gal pagos tortoises. In the afternoon, explore Academy Bay on a boat tour. Snorkel with sea lions and walk over a volcanic path to a crystal clear saltwater lagoon.
Day 6 - Puerto Ayora/Quito
Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat. Fly back to Quito for a final night in the city.
Day 7 - Quito
Depart at any time.