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Family Experiences: Galapagos Islands Cruise - M/V Santa Cruz

Galapagos Island Cruises - M/V Santa Cruz

Pirates, penguins and glass bottomed boats - this seven day post-itinerary extension takes you from the equator and ‘middle of the world’ to the turquoise depths, as you snorkel in search of starfish and seahorses.

This itinerary extension is only available in conjunction with:

  • Day 1


    Fly to Quito where you will be greeted at the airport and taken to your hotel.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

    Hotel: Hilton Colon Quito

  • Day 2


    Visit the historical centre of the city, which was the first place in the world to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then travel to the “Middle of the World” to stand on the Equator. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 3


    Visit Baltra Island and Las Bachas on Santa Cruz Island. Enjoy the beautiful waters for swimming. Enjoy a Welcome Drink before dinner.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

    Accommodation: M/V Santa Cruz

  • Day 4


    Visit Buccaneer Cove, a popular site for pirates in the 17th and 18th centuries. Puerto Egas is home to land iguanas and sally lightfoot crabs. Swim and snorkel in search of octopus, sea horses and starfish.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 5


    Visit Rabida Island and Bartolome Island to see fur seals, pelicans and the occasional flamingo. Galapagos penguins can be seen near Pinnacle Rock.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 6


    Hike Prince Phillip's Steps to see red-footed boobies. Observe frigate birds, lava gulls, herons, finches and mockingbirds at Darwin Bay. Activities include snorkelling, panga rides, and glass-bottom boat rides. Enjoy a farewell cocktail.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 7


    See San Cristobal Island this morning before disembarking for your transfer to the airport and your flight to Guayaquil where you’ll be assisted with your connection to your international flight (not included in holiday price). Choose to be transferred to the city of Guayaquil if you wish to extend your stay. Please do not schedule flights before 6 p.m.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

Departure Notes:
  • All prices are per person, valid for sailings from January to December 2014.
  • Prices include: Galapagos National Park Fee and Galapagos Transit Control Card.
  • Availability is limited; single and triple cabins are on application only - book early!
  • Land & Intra Air: These prices include economy air and air-related charges for flights between Lima-Quito, Quito-Galapagos and Galapagos-Guayaquil, require purchase of Conquistadors, Sacred Valleys and Inca Mysteries and require purchase of round-trip travel on a OneWorld® Alliance member airline between your gateway city and the itinerary' s start and end gateway cities. If flying with another airline between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities, the above prices will be higher. Prices are accurate as of May 1, 2013.
  • Other cabin categories may be available upon request.

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Hotel Class Key
  • SF= Superior First Class, F = First Class, MF = Moderate First Class, ST = Superior Tourist, D = Deluxe and MD = Moderate Deluxe.
  • Hotels are subject to change.
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms.
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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