Galápagos - Central, East & South Islands aboard the Xavier III

01/02/2020 through 12/18/2021
01/02/2020 through 12/30/2021
G Adventures

Galápagos – Central, East & South Islands aboard the Xavier III
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. As one of the region’s largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience – that’s why you’ll never end up on another operator’s ship.

Seven nights cruising through the Galápagos National Park aboard Xavier, coming face-to-face with 200-year-old giant tortoises, exploring large colonies of blue-footed boobies and marine iguanas on the volcanic rocks, discovering three species of boobies and two species of frigatebirds nesting together at Punta Pitt, sending a post card at Post Office Bay and bringing one home

Hotels (2 nts), aboard the Xavier in twin-share cabins (7 nts).

Group Leader
Galápagos National Park Service guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito.

Group Size Notes
Max 16, Avg 12

Meals Included
9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners

What’s Included
Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Xavier (7 nts). All meals aboard the Xavier. Certified Galápagos National Park Service Guide. Highlands and wild tortoise excursion (Santa Cruz Island). Visit to Post Office Bay (Floreana Island). Snorkelling at Champion Islet and Kicker Rock. Visit to a wildlife interpretation centre (San Cristóbal Island). Visit to giant tortoise breeding centre (San Cristóbal Island). Visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island). All landings and excursions. Onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Day 1 Quito
Day 2 Quito/Puerto Ayora
Day 3 Rábida Island/Bachas Beach
Day 4 Floreana Island
Day 5 Punta Suárez/Bahía Gardner
Day 6 Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Day 7 Punta Pitt/Kicker Rock
Day 8 Santiago Island
Day 9 Puerto Ayora/Quito
Day 10 Quito

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