Ultimate Luxury Galapagos by Grace Yacht 8D7N (Following Darwin's Trail)

From A$11,350.00 Per Person, Twin Share

At a Glance

Unearth the UNESCO World Heritage listed Galapagos Islands on this incredible 8-day experiential cruise through the archipelago. Make yourself comfortable onboard the luxury motor yacht Grace, and enjoy walking, hiking, kayaking and snorkeling explorations as you go uncover the extraordinary landscapes, sea and wildlife of this bucket-list destination.

Begin your journey on Baltra Island, here you will be transferred to the waterfront and board the M/Y Grace. Prepare yourself for an experiential exploration and enjoy snorkeling and kayaking with playful sea lions, penguins, marine iguanas, an array of colorful fish, rays, sharks and more in some spectacular locations during your cruise. Among the islands, Tower Island; also known as the island of birds for its myriad of unique and native birdlife, including the blue-footed booby. Discover the intriguing rock formations, mangrove surrounded ...

Trip Highlights

  • Visit the Darwin Research center and spot and track giant tortoises
  • Take panga rides along the cliffs edge to witness the numerous unique bird species perch, nest and soar
  • Snorkel and swim with sea lions, rays, sharks, sea turtles, penguins and a plethora of tropical fish creating explosions of color beneath the water's surface 
  • Relax onboard the luxury, 5 stars yacht the M/Y Grace 
  • Explore the Santa Cruz Highlands filled with scalecia forests and see Los Gemelos
  • Walk spectacular trails through volcanic landscapes, mangrove lagoons and lava tube formations and visit one of the world’s most active volcanos

What's Included

  • 7 nights' accommodation onboard the M/Y Grace 
  • All meals and snacks during the trip and non-alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • All transfers while in Galapagos
  • All activities through-out the cruise as mentioned in itinerary
  • English-speaking expedition team 
  • Guiding and lectures by Galapagos Naturalist Guide Small boutique cruise with maximum of 16 people 
  • Use of snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel & fins)
  • Use of kayaks
  • Use of snorkeling equipment and wetsuits

Itinerary

DAY 1 Eden For Animals
M/Y Grace
Lunch, Dinner
DAY 2 Island of The Birds
M/Y Grace
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3 Buccaneers, Sculptures and Grottos
M/Y Grace
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4 The Archipelago’s Newest Work
M/Y Grace
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5 Into the West: Godzilla’s Children
M/Y Grace
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6 The Shores of Volcanoes
M/Y Grace
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7 Realm of the Giant Tortoise
M/Y Grace
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8 Farewell to Darwin’s Archipelago

 

M/Y Grace
Breakfast, Lunch

Dates & Prices

Please contact us for group bookings and private charter (max 16 guests).

 

15% discount off the rates (cruise only) for children 15 years and younger. Maximum of 3 children discounts per family, per booking. (Discounts do not apply for Christmas and New Year's cruises).

 

75% Supplement surcharge for Single travelers on suites. 50% Single Supplement surcharge applies to all other staterooms. 100% Single Supplement applies to all staterooms for Christmas and New Year’s cruises.

 

An additional $1,000 per person holiday surcharge applies for Christmas and New Year’s cruises. Private charter surcharges apply for Christmas and New Year’s cruises. Please contact us for full details.

 

2022 Cabin & Fares

Grace Kelly Suite (GKS) - $14,600pp, twin share

Master Suites: A1 & A4 - $12,900pp, twin share

Twin Suites: A2 & A3 - $12,150pp, twin share

Premium Staterooms: C1, C2, C3 & C5 - $11,350pp, twin share

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How To Get There

The departure point is Baltra Island,  Ecuador.

The finish point is Baltra,  Ecuador.

Commercial flights provide convenient access to Baltra Island from Quito and Guayaquil on mainland Ecuador.

Weather & Climate

The Galapagos islands are noted as a year-round destination although have two season, dry season and wet season. From June to December the winds and current bring in the cooler waters and creates a misty atmosphere which is the period known as dry season. During this time, you can expect average temperatures of 25.7°C and water temperature of around 22.8 °C whilst in the warmer months of December to May, you will see the temperature raise to an average of 29°C whilst the water sits at an average of 25.5°C. During the warmer months, due to precipitation levels, you are more likely to see rain. 

Not Included In The Price
  • Transfers, hotels or tours in mainland Ecuador
  • Roundtrip Galapagos Airfare (starts at USD $472)
  • Gratuities & Tips to Crew and Staff
  • Bar consumption onboard Trip
  • Insurance or Medical Evacuation Insurance
  • Galapagos Park Fee (USD $100 adults, USD $50 children)
  • INGALA Transit Control Card one-time fee (USD $20)
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