Galápagos — Central Islands Aboard The Xavier Iii

Visit operator website

Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: SEV10MD

From: £2668.15

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend seven nights exploring the incredible wildlife of the GalÁpagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier to reflect on the day’s adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms – that’s why you’ll never end up on another operator’s ship.

Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Quito/Puerto Ayora (1B, 1L, 1D)

Transfer early to the airport for the flight to the GalÁpagos Islands. Upon arrival meet the Naturalist Guide, who will assist with the transfer to the Xavier, located in Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island. Visit the Santa Cruz highlands and get up close and personal with giant tortoises.

Day 3 Chinese Hat/Black Turtle Cove (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Chinese Hat for snorkelling opportunities and to observe the birds and sea lions before taking an excursion to Black Turtle Cove to see the marine life.

Day 4 Cerro DragÓn/Islas Daphne (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Cerro DragÓn on the west coast of Santa Cruz Island to see land iguanas and a salt water lagoon frequented by flamingos and other species of birds. Continue to Daphne Island in the afternoon to spot birds and wildlife.

Day 5 Islas Plaza/Santa FÉ Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Land at South Plaza in the morning for wildlife spotting opportunities. Afternoon visit to Santa FÉ Island for guided walks to observe the wildlife and plentiful marine iguanas. Opportunities for swimming and snorkelling with the sea lions.

Day 6 Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit the Interpretation Center on San CristÓbal Island and enjoy free time to explore the port town of Baquerizo Moreno. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon to spot blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and sea lions.

Day 7 North Seymour/Mosquera Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

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 8 Santiago Island/BartolomÉ Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral sand beach. Continue to BartolomÉ Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint.

Day 9 Puerto Ayora/Quito (1B)

Disembark in Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant GalÁpagos tortoises. Fly back to Quito.

Day 10 Quito (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
20/11/2018 29/11/2018 0 £2799.00
04/12/2018 13/12/2018 0 £2749.00
18/12/2018 27/12/2018 0 £2839.00
01/01/2019 10/01/2019 0 £3139.00
15/01/2019 24/01/2019 0 £3139.00
29/01/2019 07/02/2019 1 £3139.00
12/02/2019 21/02/2019 7 £2668.15
26/02/2019 07/03/2019 4 £3139.00
12/03/2019 21/03/2019 1 £3079.00
26/03/2019 04/04/2019 5 £2668.15
09/04/2019 18/04/2019 4 £3219.00
23/04/2019 02/05/2019 4 £3139.00
07/05/2019 16/05/2019 4 £3219.00
21/05/2019 30/05/2019 4 £3219.00
04/06/2019 13/06/2019 14 £3079.00
18/06/2019 27/06/2019 6 £3139.00
02/07/2019 11/07/2019 2 £3139.00
16/07/2019 25/07/2019 0 £3139.00
30/07/2019 08/08/2019 3 £3139.00
13/08/2019 22/08/2019 13 £3139.00
27/08/2019 05/09/2019 15 £3079.00
10/09/2019 19/09/2019 4 £3079.00
24/09/2019 03/10/2019 0 £3079.00
08/10/2019 17/10/2019 0 £3079.00
22/10/2019 31/10/2019 10 £3079.00
05/11/2019 14/11/2019 16 £3139.00
19/11/2019 28/11/2019 15 £3139.00
03/12/2019 12/12/2019 15 £3139.00
17/12/2019 26/12/2019 13 £3219.00
31/12/2019 09/01/2020 15 £3219.00
14/01/2020 23/01/2020 16 £3139.00
28/01/2020 06/02/2020 16 £3139.00
11/02/2020 20/02/2020 16 £3139.00
25/02/2020 05/03/2020 16 £3139.00
10/03/2020 19/03/2020 16 £3079.00
24/03/2020 02/04/2020 16 £3139.00
07/04/2020 16/04/2020 16 £3219.00
21/04/2020 30/04/2020 16 £3139.00
05/05/2020 14/05/2020 16 £3219.00
19/05/2020 28/05/2020 16 £3219.00
02/06/2020 11/06/2020 16 £3079.00
16/06/2020 25/06/2020 16 £3139.00
30/06/2020 09/07/2020 16 £3139.00
14/07/2020 23/07/2020 16 £3139.00
28/07/2020 06/08/2020 16 £3139.00
11/08/2020 20/08/2020 16 £3139.00
25/08/2020 03/09/2020 16 £3079.00
08/09/2020 17/09/2020 16 £3079.00
22/09/2020 01/10/2020 16 £3079.00
06/10/2020 15/10/2020 16 £3079.00
20/10/2020 29/10/2020 16 £3079.00
03/11/2020 12/11/2020 16 £3139.00
17/11/2020 26/11/2020 16 £3139.00
01/12/2020 10/12/2020 16 £3139.00
15/12/2020 24/12/2020 16 £3219.00

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