Galapagos on a shoestring

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0% 9 months interest free†
Weekly
$31*
Monthly
$134*
This deal expires on the 25th Aug 2019

    Availability

    From 30/08/2019 to 31/12/2020

    Departure dates & prices

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    • Aug Fri 30 2019 to Sep Thu 05 2019
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      $1,233*
    • Sep Fri 06 2019 to Sep Thu 12 2019
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      $1,253*
    • Sep Fri 27 2019 to Oct Thu 03 2019
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      $1,205*
    • Oct Fri 11 2019 to Oct Thu 17 2019
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      $1,205*
    • Oct Fri 25 2019 to Oct Thu 31 2019
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      $1,285*
    • Nov Fri 08 2019 to Nov Thu 14 2019
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      $1,245*
    • Nov Fri 22 2019 to Nov Thu 28 2019
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      $1,245*
    • Nov Fri 29 2019 to Dec Thu 05 2019
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      $1,245*
    • Dec Fri 06 2019 to Dec Thu 12 2019
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      $1,245*
    • Dec Fri 13 2019 to Dec Thu 19 2019
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      $1,277*
    • Dec Fri 20 2019 to Dec Thu 26 2019
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      $1,561*
    • Dec Fri 27 2019 to Jan Thu 02 2020
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      $1,646*
    • Jan Fri 03 2020 to Jan Thu 09 2020
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      $1,606*
    • Jan Fri 24 2020 to Jan Thu 30 2020
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      $1,636*
    • Feb Fri 07 2020 to Feb Thu 13 2020
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      $1,606*
    • Feb Fri 28 2020 to Mar Thu 05 2020
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      $1,606*
    • Mar Fri 06 2020 to Mar Thu 12 2020
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      $1,606*
    • Mar Fri 27 2020 to Apr Thu 02 2020
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      $1,551*
    • Apr Fri 03 2020 to Apr Thu 09 2020
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      $1,551*
    • Apr Fri 10 2020 to Apr Thu 16 2020
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      $1,551*
    • Apr Fri 24 2020 to Apr Thu 30 2020
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      $1,551*
    • May Fri 01 2020 to May Thu 07 2020
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      $1,551*
    • May Fri 08 2020 to May Thu 14 2020
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      $1,551*
    • May Fri 29 2020 to Jun Thu 04 2020
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      $1,501*
    • Jun Fri 05 2020 to Jun Thu 11 2020
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      $1,501*
    • Jun Fri 19 2020 to Jun Thu 25 2020
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      $1,501*
    • Jul Fri 03 2020 to Jul Thu 09 2020
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      $1,501*
    • Jul Fri 10 2020 to Jul Thu 16 2020
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      $1,501*
    • Jul Fri 24 2020 to Jul Thu 30 2020
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      $1,501*
    • Aug Fri 07 2020 to Aug Thu 13 2020
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      $1,501*
    • Aug Fri 14 2020 to Aug Thu 20 2020
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      $1,501*

    What's included

    The Galapagos Islands played a profound role in forming Charles Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection.
    Explore the islands on this in-depth adventure, coming face-to-face with some of the most extraordinary wildlife on earth.
    Get your blood pumping as you scale a volcano on Isabela Island.
    Get up close and personal with giant tortoises on Santa Cruz Island.
    These nearly extinct creatures are one of the greatest drawcards to the Galapagos.
    Snorkel through underwater worlds replete with colourful wildlife.
    As this tour starts and finishes on the islands, there is the opportunity on the final day to forgo your flight back to Quito to stay on for Scuba Diving.
    We can offer this activity on the final day of the tour but it will require an extra night on the islands.
    See "Important Notes" below for details.
    Breakfasts Included: 6.
    Hotel (6 nights).
    Speed boat,Private Vehicle,Public bus.
    Age: min 15.
    Group Size: 1 - 15.
    Isla San Cristobal - Interpretation Center (45 minutes).
    Isla San Cristobal -Snorkelling in Tijeretas hill.
    Isla Santa Cruz - Highlands Visit (3 hours) - Dry Landing.
    Isla Santa Cruz - Charles Darwin Research Centre (45 Minutes).
    Isla Isabela - Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre (1 Hour).
    Isla Isabela- Sierra Negra Volcano Hike (5-6 Hours).
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    Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Isla San Cristobal Welcome to San Cristobal! Today you'll be joining with other travellers arriving from Quito. This afternoon take an included visit to the Interpretation Centre and learn about the human and natural history of the Galapagos islands. Afterwards perhaps hike up to Frigatebird Hill or head to Mann beach and chill.
    • Day 2 - Isla San Cristobal Enjoy a free day on Isla San Cristobal. You may also like to take an optional boat ride to Kicker Rock or Isla Lobos. This is one of your leader's favourite optional activities. You'll be able to observe the famous Galapagos marine life along the way, and have the opportunity to go snorkelling with sea turtles, eagle rays and the harmless Galapagos shark, just to name a few.
    • Day 3 - Isla Santa Cruz Early in the morning, take a two-and-a-half hour public speed boat ride to Isla Santa Cruz. Once in Santa Cruz have breakfast and Settle into the hotel. Mid-morning visit the Charles Darwin Research Station. The station's visitor centre and museums contain information about the islands and the conservation efforts being made to preserve the unique ecosystem here. It's also a great place to have close encounters with giant tortoises. In the afternoon, head to the higher part of the islands to observe these giants roaming in their natural habitat.
    • Day 4 - Isla Isabela Travel to Isabela Island. Check-in to the hotel and enjoy breakfast. The island is the largest in the Galapagos and one of the most volcanically active places on earth. A worthwhile optional activity today is an excursion to Tintoreras Island, home to the rare Galapagos penguin. The excursion will then take you to "shark alley", where white-tipped sharks rest during the day. This is also a popular nesting site for the endemic marine iguanas.
    • Day 5 - Isla Isabela Start the day with a visit to the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre for a close encounter with these placid giants. Here you can see tortoises in different stages of development as well learn about the preservation program of this unique species. Take a bus to the highest part of Isabela Island where Sierra Negra Volcano is located. Weather permitting, go for a hike up to the crater to enjoy spectacular views and the possibility of sighting the rare vermillion flycatcher. The challenging 17-kilometre hike takes between five and six hours both ways, but at the top you'll be able to enjoy spectacular views. Please ensure you wear comfortable walking shoes that offer good support for the rocky climb. During the rainy season it can get quite muddy. There is an option to hire gumboots locally, should you wish to do so. During the hike it can get quite hot, there isn't much shade along the way so be sure to come prepared with your hat and sunscreen etc. After the hike, make your way back to town in the late afternoon for some free time to curl up with a book or venture down to the water for a relaxing swim before dinner. Unfortunately, recycling isn't available on Isabela, so please take your plastic rubbish with you.
    • Day 6 - Isla Santa Cruz Travel back to Santa Cruz in the morning. We'll enjoy breakfast back in Santa Cruz. Consider taking part in some of the optional activities available, such as an excursion to Tortuga Bay, an immaculate natural paradise where you can go kayaking, observe marine iguanas and birds or swim with harmless sharks in an alcove.
    • Day 7 - Isla Santa Cruz This morning your Galapagos adventure comes to an end. Say goodbye to your fellow travellers who may be continuing on to Quito to finish their trip.
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    Weekly
    $31*
    Monthly
    $134*
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