DAY 1 - SATURDAY - SANTA CRUZ ISLAND - BLACK TURTLE COVE
Black Turtle Cove, declared as the "turtle sanctuary," this island is the union of four species of mangroves that form a lagoon where young marine species live. Small sharks, rays and turtles can be observed in this place that is accessible only by boat.
DAY 2 - SUNDAY - GENOVESA ISLAND - DARWIN BAY & PRINCE PHILLIP'S STEPS
Am: Darwin Bay, this bay the largest population of nesting red-footed boobies, almost 200,000 of them living along the bushes and trees. Follow the path and passes through a tidal pool where you can usually see playful sea lions with their young. At the end of the cliff, you will have a beautiful view of the bay.
Pm: Prince Phillip’s Steps/ El Barranco, start your day on a steep staircase leading to a flat rocky plateau at the top of the island. You will be amazed at Nazca boobies and red-footed boobies flying in all directions from their nests and bay. At the end of the trail, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the island.
DAY 3 - MONDAY - BARTHOLOMEW ISLAND & CHINESE HAT ISLET
Am: Bartholomew, be prepared to climb a steep wooden staircase where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the famous Pinnacle Rock. This extinct volcano offers visitors a unique landscape of red and green volcanic formations, orange, black nesting a large population of endemic Galapagos hawks. Activities on the beach also provide an excellent opportunity to snorkel with penguins.
Pm: Chinese Hat, the formation of several tubes and lava flows have created this island that from a distance presents the perfect shape of a Chinese hat, so named. Explore this beautiful place and do not miss the opportunity to see white tip sharks and Galapagos penguins during snorkeling.
DAY 4 - TUESDAY - RABIDA ISLAND & SANTA CRUZ ISLAND - DRAGON HILL
Am: Rabida Island is one of the most picturesque islands. His famous brown sand beach with stunning lookouts provide lovely scenery. This island is the ideal place for bird watching. Here you can also find the rarest species as nine varieties of finches, large billed flycatchers, Galapagos hawks, among others.
Pm: Dragon Hill, enjoy a nature walk while to climb the hill. On the way, you will see birds feeding flamingo lagoon, many land iguanas on the road and many species of birds, including Galapagos doves, finches, and ducks.
DAY 5 - WEDNESDAY - SANTA CRUZ ISLAND - HIGHLANDS & CHARLES DARWIN STATION
Am: Highlands, covered continuously by fog, it is the perfect place to observe large areas of trees Scalesia place. You can also see the giant turtles that come to this place to eat before returning to the beach for nesting season. In this procedure, the turtles become the most important for seed dispersal on the island.
Pm: Charles Darwin Station, based on scientific research, this station takes care of baby turtles until they are four or five years, big and strong enough to survive on their own when they returned to their respective island. Plans also offer education and conservation of the park to schools, community, and tourists who are more informed about the archipelago.
DAY 6 - THURSDAY - SOUTH PLAZAS ISLAND & SANTA FE ISLAND
Am: South Plazas, one of the largest cactus forests of the islands, and home to the famous Opuntia Cacti. Here you can see the diversity of tropical birds such as the Nazca boobies, blue-footed boobies, and swallow-tailed gulls. Discover also the only hybrid Galapagos waiting patiently for pears falling Iguana.
Pm: Santa Fe, take your way to the top of the cliff to enjoy a beautiful view of the island. Along the way, you'll discover the biggest iguana of the Galapagos, rice rat, mockingbirds, and many more. Upon his return, he will be allowed to dive in the company of sea lions, usually found on the coast of this island.
DAY 7 - FRIDAY - ESPAÑOLA ISLAND - GARDNER BAY & SUAREZ POINT
Am: Gardner Bay, a long white sand beach awaits you. This site unsurpassed offers visitors a great view of the island, a large colony of sea lions relaxing on the beach and if the island deepens can also admire a great diversity of birds in the trees, like finches, mockingbirds, Galapagos doves, yellow warblers and much more.
PM: Suarez Point, one of the best places in the archipelago where you can watch the large Waved Albatrosses. This area is also ideal for observing the Nazca boobies and blue-footed boobies that can be appreciate while you walk around the island. Besides, admire by endemic black-red-green color marine iguana lies on the coast.
DAY 8 - SATURDAY - SANTA CRUZ ISLAND - TWIN CRATERS
Am: The twin craters, are facing each other on both sides of the road from Puerto Ayora to Baltra, these formations were created by the collapse of surface material in underground fissures and chambers, forming an impressive natural viewpoint.
DAY 1 - SATURDAY - SANTA CRUZ ISLAND - CHARLES DARWIN STATION
Charles Darwin Station, based on scientific research, this station takes care of baby turtles until they are four or five years, big and strong enough to survive on their own when they returned to their respective island. Plans also offer education and conservation of the park to schools, community, and tourists who are more informed about the archipelago.
DAY 2 - SUNDAY - FLOREANA ISLAND - CORMORANT POINT & POST OFFICE BAY
Am: Cormorant Point, start your walk from the green beach taking this color because of the many olivine crystals in the sand. Continue your way and go through a couple of lagoons where flamingos usually eat and relax. Crystal clear water also hosts some white ducks with white cheeks. At the end of the trail, you will reach a white sand beach coral where you can dive in the company of sea turtles and much exotic fish.
Pm: Post Office Bay, this historic place took origin in 1793 when Captain James Colnett placed a wooden barrel to use it as a mail center for sailors, intending to carry cards with them to their destinations. Today the tradition continues when visitors leave postcards sent to deliver at home.
DAY 3 - MONDAY - FLOREANA ISLAND - DEVIL'S CROWN & MARINE FAUNA WATCHING
Am: Devil’s Crown, undoubtedly one of the best dive sites in the Galapagos Islands, this volcanic crater has been eroded by the waves leaving him with a very particular that stands out in the ocean. It consists of a large coral reef in the middle, making it perfect for attracting marine life. Divers can enjoy a variety of marine life and the exciting currents through the crown, creating a compelling experience.
Pm: Enjoy this afternoon at leisure, your guide will prepare activities for you.
DAY 4 - TUESDAY - ISABELA ISLAND - MORENO POINT & URBINA BAY
Am: Moreno Point, take advantage of the zodiac the many birds that visit these stunning rocky shores, accompanied by a walk on lava rock leading to the natural pools and mangroves, creating the perfect place for bird watchers. In these natural pools, you can observe green sea turtles or white tip sharks.
Pm: Urbina Bay, frequently visited by giant tortoises, this place offers a stunning black volcanic beach for a walk that will give you the opportunity to observe land iguanas, flightless cormorants and many species of birds and insects. The snorkeling is also possible in this area to admire the corals, shells and calcareous organisms exposed above water.
DAY 5 - WEDNESDAY - ISABELA ISLAND - TAGUS COVE & FERNANDINA ISLAND - ESPINOZA POINT
Am: Tagus Cove, located in front of Fernandina Island, this place has been used as a boat anchor site for many years. Their trails offer a beautiful view of the island with beautiful beaches surrounded by mangroves.
Pm: Espinoza Point, explore a unique setting in the youngest island of the archipelago. Having no introduced mammals, discover a pristine ecosystem formed by lava, now home to the flightless cormorant and the Galapagos hawk. From here you have a comprehensive view of Isabela for a memorable image of your visit.
DAY 6 - THURSDAY - SANTIAGO ISLAND - EGAS PORT & BUCCANEER COVE
Am: Egas Port, Galapagos Lava Lizards home, this place guarantees an incredible volcanic black sand beach where you can swim with turtles and marine iguanas grazing on algae beds. Sea lions could join you with the great diversity of fish in the area while enjoying your snorkeling activity.
Pm: Buccaneer Cove is a witness to what was once a refuge for British buccaneers. This point served as stop pirates to make repairs to their boats and stock turtles as food for their journeys. Red sand beaches make it a great place to visit.
DAY 7 - FRIDAY - SANTIAGO ISLAND - SULLIVAN BAY & NORTH SEYMOUR ISLAND
Am: Sullivan Bay, start your visit to a coral beach to reach the lava fields to enjoy the view of the whole island. Find and capture unique photos of these fields of lava, pahoehoe and find the signals' a'a, which mark the plant life that has emerged in the last 100 years since the previous volcanic explosion. A genuinely amazing volcanic experience.
Pm: North Seymour, after a series of volcanic eruptions, this land mass was formed to house many species of birds such as blue-footed boobies, frigate birds, swallow-tailed gulls, and many finches. On this island you'll also enjoy the famous land iguanas, sea lions and if you put your eyes tested maybe you can find the endemic Galapagos snake.
DAY 8 - SATURDAY - MOSQUERA ISLET
Am: Mosquera islet, this island will allow you to enjoy a rocky reef individual lava and accompanied by one of the largest colonies of sea lion’s arena. It is an excellent place to observe herons and lava gulls, as well as the exotic vegetation that is home to many species of finches.
7 NIGHTS EAST
7 NIGHTS WEST
Year of Construction 1989
Length 159 ft (49mts)
Beam 28 ft (8mts)
Draft: 10 ft (3mts)
Cruising Speed 10 knots
Capacity 12 passengers
Crew 10 members + 1 guide
Electric Power 110V and 220V
One master suite.
1 VIP Suite
Safety & Navigation
EPIRB (emergency position indicator radio beacon)
VHF and HI-SUB radios, GMDSS, color radar, echo sounder, Furuno GPS