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SEVL07MA - Gal pagos Land & Sea Central 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, North Seymour, and Mosquera Islands, and many more fascinating locales. In the evenings, return to the Xavier III to reflect on the day's adventure under a canopy of stars. To finish off enjoy a night on Santa Cruz island to explore beaches and visit giant tortoises in their natural habitat.

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
Visit to North Seymour to see nesting seabirds
Hike to the Bartolom Island viewpoint overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock
Snorkelling at Isla Lobos, Kicker Rock and Sullivan Bay
Visit the Charles Darwin Foundation (Santa Cruz)
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 $2,639
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
25 May 201831 May 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
26 May 201801 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
08 Jun 201814 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
09 Jun 201815 Jun 20181AUD $3,199
22 Jun 201828 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
23 Jun 201829 Jun 20182AUD $2,639
06 Jul 201812 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
07 Jul 201813 Jul 20183AUD $3,299
20 Jul 201826 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
21 Jul 201827 Jul 20182AUD $3,299
03 Aug 201809 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
04 Aug 201810 Aug 20184AUD $3,299
17 Aug 201823 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
18 Aug 201824 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
31 Aug 201806 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
01 Sep 201807 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
14 Sep 201820 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
15 Sep 201821 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
28 Sep 201804 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
29 Sep 201805 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
12 Oct 201818 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
13 Oct 201819 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
26 Oct 201801 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
27 Oct 201802 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
09 Nov 201815 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
10 Nov 201816 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
23 Nov 201829 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
24 Nov 201830 Nov 20185AUD $3,199
07 Dec 201813 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
08 Dec 201814 Dec 20188AUD $3,099
21 Dec 201827 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
22 Dec 201828 Dec 20189AUD $3,299
04 Jan 201910 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
05 Jan 201911 Jan 201914AUD $3,099
18 Jan 201924 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
19 Jan 201925 Jan 20196AUD $3,099
01 Feb 201907 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
02 Feb 201908 Feb 201916AUD $3,099
15 Feb 201921 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
16 Feb 201922 Feb 201914AUD $3,099
01 Mar 201907 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
02 Mar 201908 Mar 201916AUD $3,199
15 Mar 201921 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
16 Mar 201922 Mar 201912AUD $3,199
29 Mar 201904 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
30 Mar 201905 Apr 201916AUD $3,199
12 Apr 201918 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
13 Apr 201919 Apr 201910AUD $3,199
26 Apr 201902 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
27 Apr 201903 May 20197AUD $3,199
10 May 201916 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
11 May 201917 May 201912AUD $3,199
24 May 201930 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
25 May 201931 May 20197AUD $3,199
07 Jun 201913 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
08 Jun 201914 Jun 201916AUD $3,199
21 Jun 201927 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
22 Jun 201928 Jun 201915AUD $3,299
05 Jul 201911 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
06 Jul 201912 Jul 201916AUD $3,299
19 Jul 201925 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
20 Jul 201926 Jul 201916AUD $3,299
02 Aug 201908 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
03 Aug 201909 Aug 201916AUD $3,299
16 Aug 201922 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
17 Aug 201923 Aug 201916AUD $3,099
30 Aug 201905 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
31 Aug 201906 Sep 201916AUD $3,099
13 Sep 201919 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
14 Sep 201920 Sep 201916AUD $3,099
27 Sep 201903 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
28 Sep 201904 Oct 201916AUD $3,099
11 Oct 201917 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
12 Oct 201918 Oct 201916AUD $3,099
25 Oct 201931 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
26 Oct 201901 Nov 201916AUD $3,099
08 Nov 201914 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
09 Nov 201915 Nov 201916AUD $3,199
22 Nov 201928 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
23 Nov 201929 Nov 201916AUD $3,199
06 Dec 201912 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
07 Dec 201913 Dec 201916AUD $3,099
20 Dec 201926 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,639 
21 Dec 201927 Dec 201916AUD $3,299
Itinerary
Day 1 - Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Fly to San Crist bal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon to spot blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and sea lions.
Day 3 - North Seymour/Mosquera Island
Explore two tiny islands that are big on wildlife. North Seymour offers great views of nesting seabirds, including frigatebirds and Mosquera is home to large colonies of sea lions.
Day 4 - Santiago Island/Bartolom Island
Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral sand beach. Continue to Bartolom Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint.
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.