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This encompassing 5-day western Galapagos itinerary onboard the Santa Cruz II begins in Baltra before sailing on towards Dragon Hill on Santa Cruz Island for your first glimpse of some of the enigmatic wildlife of the renowned archipelago. Circumnavigating around the seahorse-shaped Isabela Island, many immersive stops await including visits to Punta Vicente Roca with its fascinating geology and then to one of the most pristine islands in the world – Fernandina, replete with dense colonies of marine iguanas and large populations of flightless cormorants. Continue to Santa Cruz Islands for a visit to the world-famous Charles Darwin Research Station with an afternoon free to enjoy a range of active experiences. The following day is your last of this trip to the Galapagos which focuses on the human history and stunning wildlife of Floreana Island.
The entire crew of the Santa Cruz II are exceptional and will do their utmost to enhance your Galapagos experience and help create deeply moving memories. Longer duration itineraries of 7 days are also available on the same vessel.
Day 1: Baltra Airport & Cerro Dragon (Dragon Hill), Santa Cruz Island
Day 2: Punta Vicentre Roca, Isabela Island & Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island
Day 3: Puerto Ayora and the Charles Darwin Research Station, Santa Cruz Island
Day 4: Baroness Tower, Post Office Bay, Champion Islet and Punta Cormorant, Floreana Island
Day 5: Departure
Price based on two people sharing a lead-in cabin on the lowest-priced departure available at time of checking. Cabin upgrades and other cruise itineraries are available, please speak to your Travel Specialist.
Price based on cruise-only, to add flights from your local airport and additional pre and post-cruise arrangements, please speak to your Travel Specialist
Four nights’ accommodation onboard the Santa Cruz II
Naturalist guides and lecture services in English
All transfers in the Galapagos
Use of snorkelling equipment
Known for its low guest-to guide ratio, its sleek design and its commitment to sustainability, the Santa Cruz II is a first-class vessel of the Galapagos featuring just 50 cabins and some superb facilities.VIEW MORE
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