Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodations: Santa Cruz II Ship
Fly to the Galápagos Islands
Eat an early breakfast at the inn before your Adventure Guides take you to Quito International Airport for your flight to Baltra.
Arrive at Baltra Airport
Welcome to the Galápagos Islands! After arriving at Baltra Airport on the island of Baltra, take a motor coach to the Itabaca Channel and then board a small ferry that takes you to the north shore of Santa Cruz Island. Upon arrival, board a bus to the forested highlands of Santa Cruz Island where you will learn about the geology and biodiverse ecosystem of this mountainous region.
Welcome Briefing and Lunch Onboard the Santa Cruz II Ship
Enjoy a delicious lunch onboard the ship before exploring Santa Cruz Island.
Santa Cruz Island – Las Bachas
Take a privately guided tour of this glorious white beach on the north shore of Santa Cruz Island—with several brackish lagoons only a few steps away from the sea. These lagoons are the feeding grounds of various wading birds, from stilts to flamingos. Take this opportunity to get acquainted with snorkeling gear and techniques for an afternoon of fun in the sun!
Welcome Cocktail & Dinner Onboard the Santa Cruz II Ship
Join your fellow Adventurers for a welcome cocktail. Then, unwind in the dining room where you can swap stories while enjoying a satisfying meal.
See the night sky like never before. Identify the stars that are often obscured by city lights from the deck of this exclusive ship anchored in the waters of the Galápagos Islands.