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Short and luxurious Galapagos islands cruise Elite catamaran 4 day south route

In just 4 days you will be able to explore the southern islands of the Galapagos archipelago on a liveboard adventure. Use the ancient post office barrel to send yourself a gift (to be delivered by a fellow traveler), watch the worlds only waved Albatross nesting site and swim with sea lions, turtes and manta rays. Meet the giant tortoises in the Santa Cruz highlands. The Elite catamaran will offer luxury on board and the islands will amaze you with unique nature.

AM: Arrive at San Cristobal airport where you will be transferred to the vessel.

PM: David Rodriguez Breeding Center

A visit to the David Rodriguez Breeding Center provides information about the origin and evolution of the giant tortoise and explains why the center is so vital in safeguarding the future of these incredible creatures. 

Walking through the trails of the reserve, you can see baby tortoises being reared in semi-natural conditions - a brilliant demonstration of the commitment the local people have to preserving the wildlife that makes the Galapagos so special.   

 

Included

  • Double or single accommodations
  • All meals and snacks
  • Programmed visits to the islands with a Certified Bilingual Naturalist Guide
  • Transfers between Galapagos airport and cruise
  • Snorkeling gear (masks, fins, and snorkel)
  • Wetsuits

Not Included

  • Air ticket to/from Galapagos
  • National Park Entrance fee
  • Transit Control Card
  • Personal Expenses and tips
  • Alcoholic and Bottled Beverages
  • Travel and health insurance

Highlights

  • Visit a giant tortoise breeding project and observe both baby and adult specimens
  • Hike to the nesting area of the waved albatross and feel the adrenaline of watching the juveniles learn to fly as they escape crashing into the reef
  • Walk the white sand beach at Gardner bay as mocking birds try to steal your water bottle
  • Snorkel at the world famous devils crown off Floreana islands and possibly spot hammer head sharks algonside sea lions and sea turtles