Galapagos Cruise aboard the Beagle Yacht
The Galapagos is an unforgettable adventure. On your comfortable Galapagos Cruise tour aboard the Beagle Yacht, you’ll have the chance to explore wildlife, relax, and kayak in amazing places. On white sand beaches, you can observe the major nesting site for the great green sea turtles as well as other spectacular animals. You will visit natural treasures and admire impressive geological formations where the only way to enter is by a dinghy ride. These mix of wonderful places with beautiful marine life in the Galapagos is just the beginning of such an overwhelming travel experience.
Highlights of the Galapagos Cruise Aboard the Beagle Yacht:
Explore the biodiversity of the Galapagos aboard a comfortable steal-hulled brigantine, the Beagle Yacht
Admire the white sand beaches and experience this major nesting site as the green sea turtles do.
Experience the natural treasures of the James Bay with sea lions sleeping on grottos.
Observe the beautiful marine life as you snorkel and kayak in the Galapagos
Stand in disbelief atop the second largest volcanic crater in the world — a place where Giant Tortoises have taken refuge.
Witness the tremendous diversity of birdlife that birdwatching in the Galapagos offers.
Click through to “Tour Plan” to see the full itinerary for the Galapagos Cruise Aboard the Beagle Yacht.
Day 1 | Baltra to Isla Santa Cruz: Travel from Baltra to Isla Santa Cruz where you will relax on the beautiful Las Bachas beach, and take a refreshing swim.
Day 2 | Isla Santa Cruz to Isla Genovesa: Visit the iconic Prince Philip’s Steps where you can see short-eared owl and nesting birds. Then, you will travel to Darwin Bay to spot frigate birds, red-footed boobies, and more.
Day 3 | Isla Genovesa to Isla Isabela via Isla Santiago: Venture to James Bay to see birdlife, marine iguanas, and Sea Lion Grottos before traveling to Isla Isabela.
Day 4 | Isla Isabela: Venture to Punta Vicente Roca for a dinghy ride and snorkeling. Take an easy hike at Tagus Cove where you will get supreme views of Darwin Volcano and Darwin Lake, and an experience with vast birdlife.
Day 8 | Isla Santa Cruz: Explore the depths of the Gemelos Craters and look for the Galapagos hawk and barn owl. Depart for Baltra airport or continue on for another week of exploring the Galapagos aboard the Beagle yacht.
Departure Dates and Galapagos Cruise Costs:
Beagle Galapagos Cruise (8 Days / 7 Nights Itinerary) -Northwest
2016 – DEC 13-20 – Normal price $3599 – Discount price US$2899
BEAGLE YACHT SPECIFICATIONS
ABOUT THE BEAGLE YACHT: A comfortable steel-hulled brigantine
LENGTH AND WIDTH: 105 feet/22 feet
CAPACITY: 14 passengers, 5 crew members, 1 guide
ACCOMMODATIONS: 6 double cabins and 1 single cabin; private bathroom & A/C
CRUISING SPEED: 9 Knots
GENERATOR OUTPUT: 220 and 110 volt outlets (fit US appliances)
WHY TAKE YOUR GALAPAGOS CRUISE ON THE BEAGLE YACHT
* The Beagle is the only vessel with permission to snorkel in Fernandina at Punta Espinoza. Masks, fins and snorkels are available on board, but we suggest you bring your own equipment for best fit and hygiene.
* The Beagle Yacht always has four double kayaks aboard. In recognition of its exceptional practices within the Galápagos National Park, The Beagle Yacht has been granted permission to carry up to eight double kayaks. It is possible to make arrangement for special kayak tours if you are interested in kayaking in the Galapagos.
DepartureBaltra / Baltra
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Day One : Tuesday - Arrive to Baltra / Las Bachas ( Santa Cruz) -(L,D)
Day Two: Wednesday - Genovesa : Prince Philip's Steps / Darwin Bay (B, L ,D)
Day Three: Thursday - Egas Port ( Santiago ) / Navigation (B,L,D)
Day Four : Friday - Punta Vicente Roca ( Isabela ) / Fernandina (B ,L,D)
Day Five: Saturday - Isabela : Tagus Cove / Urbina Bay (B ,L,D)
Day Six: Sunday - Elizabeth Bay / Punta Moreno (B,L,D)
Day Seven: Monday - Isabela : Sierra Negra / Villamil (B, L ,D)
Day Eight: Tuesday - Twin Craters (Santa Cruz ) / Return to Mainland (Baltra) (B)